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Born on this day: Lennox Lewis

02
Sep

Born on this day: Lennox Lewis

British by birth, Jamaican by heritage, Canadian by adoption, and worldwide ambassador for the sport of boxing. Former Olympic gold...

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12
Aug

On this day: Evander Holyfield gifted record fourth heavyweight title, John Ruiz cries foul

"The Real Deal" was no longer real. On August 12, 2000, Evander Holyfield claimed a hotly disputed 12-round unanimous decision over...

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10
Aug

Born on this day: Riddick Bowe

Boxing still has a lot of unanswered questions. Although it is not one of the most pressing ones, the question...

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08
Jun

On this day: Lennox Lewis punishes and knocks out Mike Tyson in eight rounds

It was the richest heavyweight championship fight of all time. On June 8, 2002, Lennox Lewis retained his Ring, IBF and...

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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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19
Apr

Best I Faced: Razor Ruddock

Big-punching heavyweight contender Donovan "Razor" Ruddock was a serious player in boxing's glamor division in the late 1980s-early 1990s. Ruddock was...

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13
Mar

On this Day: Lennox Lewis robbed in New York, held to contentious draw with Evander Holyfield

The victim was 6-foot-5, 245 pounds, and the perpetrators didn’t even use a gun. On March 13, 1999, Lennox Lewis produced...

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11
Mar

On this day: Evander Holyfield stops Michael Dokes in classic war

Before “The Real Deal” duked it out with Riddick Bowe, Mike Tyson and Lennox Lewis, he first had to brave...

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08
Feb

To Be The Best: The top 100 boxers in the history of The Ring Rankings (50-41)

If you’re new to this on-going series, please read: The Introduction. (Seriously, if you’re posting questions like “What does the asterisk...

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07
Jan

Ring Ratings: a brief update and a flashback (to when the Real Deal and Finito ruled)

The New Year began with heavyweight action that didn’t result in any changes in The Ring’s glamor division rankings, and...

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