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Born on this day: Gerry Cooney

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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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15
May

On This Day: Muhammad Ali knocks out Ron Lyle to retain heavyweight championship

Muhammad Ali had been in his post-Rumble in the Jungle glory the night his traveling circus pulled in to Las...

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24
Jan

Big George’s redemption: Foreman recalls Lyle war

The legendary brawl with Ron Lyle was a pivotal moment in the career of former two-time heavyweight champion George Foreman.

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03
Jun

Muhammad Ali from 1974 to 1975: A rumbling and thrilling trek toward immortality

Five years after his passing, ‘The Greatest of All Time,” Muhammad Ali’s year-long run from 1974 to 1975 remains an unprecedented championship feat.

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13
Jan

George Foreman now realizes he is boxing’s January Man

It may be happenstance, but certain fighters sometimes tend to be associated with particular months. For Evander Holyfield, that month...

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05
Jun

Dougie’s Friday Mailbag (Ken Norton, best heavyweights of the 1970s, Hector Lopez)

KEN NORTON Hey Dougie, Want to estimate with you Ken Norton’s legacy and ATG status. Will you agree with the vast majority...

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28
Feb

Is death really better than defeat? George Foreman weighs in, with words for Wilder

The buzz lingering from the Tyson Fury victory, a possibility to some, a probability to few, a certainty only to...

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21
Feb

Dougie’s Friday mailbag (Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury 2, what else!?)

WHAT CAN WILDER DO BETTER? Hi Doug, Been a while since I’ve written in, but if Fury/Wilder 2 don’t get me off...

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24
Jan

From THE RING Archives: George Foreman interviewed in 1976

On the 40th anniversary of George Foreman’s fifth-round knockout of Ron Lyle we take a look back at a Q&A which was completed only days prior to that classic slugfest.

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07
Nov

Dougie’s Friday mailbag

Fans share their thoughts on what could either be Bernard Hopkins’ last stand or another historic victory against Sergey Kovalev, as well as the living legend’s views and comments on race, Al Haymon, mythical matchups and more in this week’s Friday mailbag.

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