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Died on this day: Max Baer

21
Nov

Died on this day: Max Baer

One of the hardest-punching heavyweights in one of the division’s golden eras, and a colorful character outside the ring. The...

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08
Oct

On this day: Ezzard Charles scores explosive second-round knockout of Bernie Reynolds

“The Cincinnati Cobra” strikes. On October 8, 1952, Ezzard Charles scored a brutal second-round knockout over Bernie Reynolds at Cincinnati Gardens...

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28
Sep

Born on this day: Max Schmeling

A title won on a foul and a career marred by the political usage of his image were not enough...

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18
Aug

On this day: Joe Louis back in win column with brutal knockout of Jack Sharkey

The creation of a truly great heavyweight champion enters its second phase. On August 18, 1936, Joe Louis scored a crushing...

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17
Aug

Died on this day: Jack Sharkey

 His name is a composite from two of his heroes. In due time, he inherited their qualities as well. Jack Sharkey’s...

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04
Jul

10 Notable July 4 fights

July 4, America’s celebration of the adoption date of the Declaration of Independence, is one of the most festive holidays on the calendar. Once upon a time it was also a date when major boxing events were held. RingTV.com’s resident historian Lee Groves gives us his choice of the most notable July 4 fights.

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22
Jun

On this day: Joe Louis destroys Max Schmeling, scores stunning first-round knockout

Eighty-four years ago and arguably the most important triumph in heavyweight history. On June 22, 1938, Joe Louis successfully defended his...

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27
Mar

On this day: Joe Louis wins 21st heavyweight title defense, stops Abe Simon in six

On March 27, 1942, Joe Louis made the 21st defense of his heavyweight championship against colossal New Yorker Abe Simon...

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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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26
Oct

Rocky Marciano beating Joe Louis a true case of passing the torch

In boxing, it is often said that to be The Man you have to beat The Man, but that is...

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