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The Ring’s 2022 Awards Nominees: Fight of the Year

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10
Jan

The Ring’s 2022 Awards Nominees: Fight of the Year

The Ring has selected a Fight of the Year since 1945, when the award went to Rocky Graziano-Freddie Cochrane (Graziano...

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08
Oct

On this day: Ezzard Charles scores explosive second-round knockout of Bernie Reynolds

“The Cincinnati Cobra” strikes. On October 8, 1952, Ezzard Charles scored a brutal second-round knockout over Bernie Reynolds at Cincinnati Gardens...

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17
Sep

On this day: Rocky Marciano breaks down Ezzard Charles in eight rounds

It was never a good idea to face “The Rock” twice. On September 17, 1954, Rocky Marciano scored a punishing eighth-round...

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08
Feb

To Be The Best: The top 100 boxers in the history of The Ring Rankings (60-51)

If you’re new to this on-going series, please read: The Introduction. The Author’s Note. *** One of the most accomplished and long-reigning heavyweight champions...

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26
Oct

Rocky Marciano beating Joe Louis a true case of passing the torch

In boxing, it is often said that to be The Man you have to beat The Man, but that is...

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14
May

Mythical Matchup: Jack Dempsey vs. Rocky Marciano

The following feature originally ran in the May 2021 issue of The Ring magazine, on sale now at The Ring...

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05
Feb

Dougie’s Friday Mailbag (Ali-Frazier I and III, Deontay Wilder, extended win streaks)

THE GREATEST AND SMOKIN’ JOE Hi Dougie, Congrats to ‘The Fight of the Century’ Special Edition output. Very excited about it and...

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22
Jun

Dougie’s Monday Mailbag (Rocky Marciano, Caleb Plant, heavyweight rankings)

RATING MARCIANO AND THE ‘SMALL’ HEAVYWEIGHTS Hi Doug, First time writer, but longtime reader. Thanks for providing bright spots during the virus-caused...

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19
Jun

Dougie’s Friday Mailbag (most influential boxers, mythical matchups, cut-prone fighters)

ALL-TIME INFLUENCERS Dougie, Who would you name Top 5 most influential boxers in history of the sport, I mean those who inspired...

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08
Jun

Dougie’s Monday Mailbag (ranking 168-pound titleholders, Ezzard Charles & Ray Robinson)

RANKING THE ALL-TIME BEST SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHT CHAMPS Afternoon Dougie, Thanks as always for responding to my (and everyone else's) questions. Also,...

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