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

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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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17
Sep

Terry Daniels, a title-seeking blip on heavyweight boxing’s radar screen, dead at 74

It doesn’t take long to call the roll of legitimately great heavyweights, and the late Joe Frazier’s name deserves to...

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15
Jun

Bill Gildea: An Appreciation

Bill Gildea, a superbly talented writer, died on Sunday at age 81 from pneumonia and complications of Parkinson's disease. Gildea worked...

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17
Mar

Roger Mayweather, two-division champ and uncle, trainer to Floyd Mayweather Jr., has passed

Two-division world titleholder and renowned trainer Roger Mayweather has died. TMZ was first to report the story. ‘The Black Mamba’ is best...

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11
May

Harold Lederman, long-time HBO ‘unofficial ringside scorer, dies at age 79

You could find him anywhere from a club boxing show in Philadelphia, to a high school gym in Butte, Montana,...

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11
May

For heavyweight underdog Bert Cooper, ‘almost’ was pretty damn memorable

One punch away. That’s how close Bert Cooper was to becoming the heavyweight champion of the world on November 23,...

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27
Dec

Al Certo, NJ boxing legend who managed McGirt, dies at age 90

NEW YORK -- Al Certo, the New Jersey boxing legend who was a fighter, a manager, a trainer, and a...

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16
Nov

‘The Fight Doctor’ Ferdie Pacheco, 89, passes away

On Thursday, beloved doctor, artist, author and personal physician to ‘The Greatest,’ Muhammad Ali, Dr. Ferdie Pacheco passed away at age 89.

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03
Sep

Ultiminio “Sugar” Ramos: 1941-2017

Former featherweight champion Ultiminio “Sugar” Ramos, a member of both the International Boxing Hall of Fame and the World Boxing Hall of Fame, died Sunday at age 75.

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15
Jul

Eddie ‘The Animal’ Lopez, who once drew with Leon Spinks, dies

Eddie “The Animal” Lopez, a Los Angeles-area heavyweight who once drew with Leon Spinks, died on Friday, according to friends.

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