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On this day: Muhammad Ali dominates Joe Bugner, sets up a Thrilla in Manila

30
Jun

On this day: Muhammad Ali dominates Joe Bugner, sets up a Thrilla in Manila

The sun aside, this was a relatively easy night for “The Greatest.” On June 30, 1975, Muhammad Ali scored a dominant...

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25
Apr

Dougie’s Monday Mailbag (Tyson Fury-Dillian Whyte, Fury’s future, mythical matchups vs. ATGs)

TYSON FURY AND THE HEAVYWEIGHTS Hi Dougie, I was impressed with Tyson Fury knocking out Dillian Whyte, but I am annoyed with...

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31
Mar

On this day: Ken Norton breaks Muhammad Ali’s jaw, stuns ex-champ with decision win

It was one of the biggest upsets in heavyweight history. On March 31, 1973, a then-unheralded Ken Norton scored a stunning...

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09
Mar

Former heavyweight contender Ron Stander dies at age 77

Ron Stander, the tough as nails heavyweight contender from Nebraska, died Tuesday of complications due to diabetes, his wife Toddy...

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08
Mar

Joe Frazier vs. Muhammad Ali: The Fight of the Century was paved with gold

This feature originally appeared in the Frazier-Ali Special (April 2021). It is available for purchase at The Ring Shop. LONG BEFORE...

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16
Feb

Flashback: The Ring withdraws recognition of Clay as heavyweight king

This feature originally appeared in the May 1970 issue of The Ring Magazine. It also appears in The Ring's Frazier-Ali...

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04
Feb

To Be The Best: The top 100 boxers in the history of The Ring rankings (90-81)

The second installment of author/historian Cliff Rold’s epic evaluation of The Ring’s 97-year-old divisional rankings and the 100 standout fighters...

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28
Jan

Former Joe Frazier protégé Richard Slone is now training Muhammad Ali’s grandson, Nico Ali Walsh

For close to a decade, Richard T. Slone would hear the diatribe every day at 2917 N. Broad St., above...

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28
Jan

Ali-Frazier 2: A compelling and worthy sequel

“Joe Frazier looked like an easy fight. The money was big, but a lot of fans felt they were being...

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17
Jan

Being around The Greatest, Muhammad Ali remembered

There is a widespread belief that the late, great Muhammad Ali, who would have turned 80 today had he not...

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