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Welter Skelter

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06
Dec

Welter Skelter

Twenty five years ago, on this day (Dec. 6), Oscar De La Hoya capped a banner year with an eighth-round...

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20
Aug

On this day: Pernell Whitaker showcases his greatness, outpoints Jose Luis Ramirez

A master of his craft. On August 20, 1989, Pernell Whitaker scored a thoroughly one-sided 12-round unanimous decision over Jose Luis...

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11
Aug

On this day: Pernell Whitaker knocks out Juan Nazario in one, reigns undisputed at 135

“Sweet Pea” finds the sweet spot. On August 11, 1990, Pernell Whitaker scored a thudding first-round one-punch knockout of WBA lightweight...

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15
Jul

Pernell Whitaker’s sons hope to gather support in planned park to honor their late father

The following is an official statement from the family of Pernell Whitaker. Three years ago to the day, the world lost...

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28
May

Ring Ratings Update & Flashback: Alimkhanuly and Buatsi advance, 1997 rankings

The past weekend was a relatively quiet one in terms of Ring-rated fighters, so I figured we could take another...

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12
Apr

On this day: Oscar De La Hoya dethrones Pernell Whitaker in Las Vegas

It was billed as a battle for pound for pound supremacy. On April 12, 1997, Oscar De La Hoya maintained his...

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05
Apr

Best I Covered – Jim Lampley

In recent years, boxing has been filled with many voids both in and out of the ring that are irreplaceable....

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12
Feb

To Be The Best: The top 100 boxers in the history of The Ring Rankings (20-11)

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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02
Feb

To Be The Best: The top 100 boxers in the history of The Ring Rankings (100-91)

James Toney, Wilfred Benitez, Joe Calzaghe, Carmen Basilio and Mike McCallum are among the hall of famers ranked from 100 to 91 in these very special all-time ratings.

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26
Jan

Best I Covered – Steve Farhood

Very few people in the boxing industry manage to leave a positive impression in more than one department. The all-around...

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