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Died on this day: Salvador Sanchez

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12
Aug

Died on this day: Salvador Sanchez

More than a few boxers have died too soon, leaving an infinite number of “what ifs” behind. This extraordinary Mexican world...

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21
Jul

On this day: Salvador Sanchez stops Azumah Nelson, final bout for ill-fated champ

It will forever be a bitter-sweet fight. On July 21, 1982, Salvador Sanchez scored a 15th-round stoppage over the gallant Azumah...

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21
Jun

On this day: Salvador Sanchez wins Danny Lopez rematch, scores 14th-round stoppage

Forever recognized as a truly great champion, he none-the-less remains the epitome of promise unfulfilled. On June 21, 1980, the ill-fated...

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05
Feb

To Be The Best: The Top 100 Boxers in the history of The Ring Rankings (80-71)

The third installment of author/historian Cliff Rold’s epic evaluation of The Ring’s 97-year-old divisional rankings and the 100 standout fighters...

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20
Aug

Salvador Sanchez-Wilfredo Gomez: Battle of the Little Giants 40 years later

On August 21, 2021, Yordenis Ugas and Manny Pacquiao will step inside a Las Vegas ring – the T-Mobile Arena...

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06
Apr

Best I faced: Ruben Castillo

Ruben Castillo was a mainstay in the featherweight and junior lightweight divisions during the 1980s. He was good enough to...

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06
Jul

Dougie’s Monday Mailbag (Come-backing hall of famers, 15 rounds, Jorge Castro)

STAY RETIRED! Gday Dougie, How are you and your family doing in this crazy 2020 we are having mate? All safe and...

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21
Apr

Mexican great Salvador Sanchez remembered by friends, fans and former foes

The wonderfully talented Salvador Sanchez is widely recognized as one of the very best fighters to ever come out of...

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13
Apr

Dougie’s Monday mailbag (Roger Mayweather & the IBHOF, classic fight advice, Ring ratings)

IS ROGER MAYWEATHER WORTHY OF THE IBHOF? Hi Doug, Loved reading the piece that Lee Groves put together about the Black Mamba...

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23
Sep

Dougie’s mailbag (Salvador Sanchez What If?, JoJo Diaz, RV4 and Shakur)

CHAMPIONS FOREVER: LATIN LEGENDS Hey Dougie, hope you and the family are well. Just watched Champions Forever the Latin Legends and wow! It...

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