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The Travelin’ Man returns to Canastota Part V – Induction ceremony and epilogue

10
Jun

The Travelin’ Man returns to Canastota Part V – Induction ceremony and epilogue

Sunday, June 9: When I stirred awake at 7 a.m., I did so with a strong urge to catch up...

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12
Mar

Richie Kates, light heavyweight contender in one of his division’s golden eras, dead at 69

Light heavyweight contender Richie Kates, one of the top fighters in a talent-laden division in the 1970’s and ‘80s, has...

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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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27
Jun

On this day: Mike Tyson crushes Michael Spinks in 91 seconds

It was a massacre! On June 27, 1988, Mike Tyson rubberstamped his dominance within the heavyweight division by brutally knocking out...

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28
Mar

On this day: Michael Spinks scores spectacular one-punch knockout of Marvin Johnson

What a shot! On March 28, 1981, in a battle of top-rated light heavyweights, Michael Spinks scored a perfect one-punch, fourth-round...

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08
Mar

KO Magazine 1986: Larry Holmes challenges Mike Tyson to non-title bout Pt. 2

Editor's Note: This Larry Holmes interview originally appeared in the December 1986 issue of KO Magazine. It was conducted before...

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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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21
Sep

Larry Holmes-Michael Spinks 1: When The Jinx shot down The Easton Assassin

As heavyweight championship bouts go, the Sept. 21, 1985, first pairing of long-reigning Larry Holmes and moving-up-from-light heavyweight Michael Spinks,...

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08
Feb

Dougie’s Monday Mailbag (remembering Leon Spinks, Calzaghe and B-Hop)

REMEMBERING NEON LEON Hi Doug, I was sad to hear this weekend of the passing of Leon Spinks. He came along during...

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23
Jan

Best I Faced: Vonzell Johnson

There has never been a crop of 175-pounders like there was at the end of the 1970s and start of...

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