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Evelin Bermudez stops Jessica Basulto in Luna Park Stadium’s last boxing card

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06
May

Evelin Bermudez stops Jessica Basulto in Luna Park Stadium’s last boxing card

Buenos Aires, Argentina.- All great things come to an end, and the venerable Luna Park Stadium is no exception. It was...

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08
Mar

Being there: Larry Merchant recalls The Fight of the Century, Frazier vs. Ali I

Larry Merchant was there 52 years ago to witness the epic showdown between two undefeated heavyweights – Joe Frazier and Muhammad Ali – with claims to the world championship.

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19
Dec

An oral history of The Rise & Fall of the HBO Boxing Empire

This is a truncated version of the Oral history of The Rise & Fall of the HBO Boxing Empire. The...

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11
Dec

On This Day: Trevor Berbick ends Muhammad Ali’s career in the Bahamas

It was already over, and everyone knew it. This painful event just made it official. Promoted as "Drama in Bahama" in...

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26
Jun

On this day: Muhammad Ali and Antonio Inoki clashed in Japan in infamous mixed rules bout

Muhammad Ali’s motto of “flying like a butterfly and stinging like a bee” was much more than a cute little...

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16
Jun

Aware of his city’s rich history, Regis Prograis brings world-title boxing back to The Big Easy

When Regis Prograis walks to the ring on Saturday to defend his WBC junior welterweight title against Danielito Zorrilla, he...

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16
May

On this day: Muhammad Ali stops Ron Lyle in a memorable slugfest

It was only seven months earlier that Muhammad Ali had defied all odds to overcome one of the greatest challenges...

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11
May

Died on this day: Floyd Patterson

 He was fast as a welterweight, as mobile as a flyweight, and a two-fisted heavyweight puncher who became one of...

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09
May

Nico Ali Walsh is carving out his own legacy without ‘circus fights’

Many successful professional boxers claim a boxing pedigree – but few are in the league, in that regard, of Nico...

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06
Feb

On this day: Muhammad Ali punishes Ernie Terrell in infamous “What’s my name?” clash

 Some people had a problem learning Cassius Clay’s new name. After this day, most of them didn’t. On February 6, 1967, Ring...

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