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Gray Matter: The Bible of Boxing and memories to last a lifetime

21
Oct

Gray Matter: The Bible of Boxing and memories to last a lifetime

Hey Guys You may or may not have heard that today is my final day at The Ring, so I’m signing...

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10
Oct

Larry Holmes: Smoke and Butterflies

Editor's Note: This feature originally appeared in the Larry Holmes Special Issue, which is available for purchase at The Ring...

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01
Oct

The Thrilla in Manila: 14 rounds of pure hell

It is impossible to conceive how tough the Thrilla in Manila was for Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier but those who were there attempt to provide some insight.

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16
Sep

Good deed recognized: The WBC paid for Earnie Shavers’ funeral

Mauricio Sulaiman did not solicit any attention. The WBC President preferred it went unnoticed. He knew what he and the...

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02
Sep

Legendary Larry Holmes remembers friend and former foe Earnie Shavers

One by one we’re losing the greats from that sparkling heavyweight golden era of the 1970s. Ali, Frazier, Norton, Quarry...

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01
Sep

Earnie Shavers, feared heavyweight puncher of the 70s, dies at age 78

Earnie Shavers, considered by many to be the heaviest punching heavyweight boxer in history, has died. The news was announced Thursday,...

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24
Aug

Larry Holmes: Overworked and underpaid assassin

Editor's Note: This feature originally appeared in the Larry Holmes Special Issue, which is available for purchase at The Ring...

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04
Aug

Born on this day: Gerry Cooney

In any other era, he could have been a champion. Unfortunately, it was written somewhere that he would have to put...

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03
Aug

Born on this day: Eric “Butterbean” Esch

Boxing’s many weight divisions have made it possible for men and women of all sizes to pursue a career in...

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27
Jul

On this day: Professor Larry Holmes ends glorious career by taking Butterbean to school

It was a novelty and both men were paid well. On July 27, 2002, former heavyweight champion of the world Larry...

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