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On this day: Shane Mosley gets decision over Oscar De La Hoya, wins 154-pound championship

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13
Sep

On this day: Shane Mosley gets decision over Oscar De La Hoya, wins 154-pound championship

Opinions varied on this battle of modern-day boxing legends. On Sept. 13, 2003, Sugar Shane Mosley scored a 12-round unanimous decision...

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25
Jul

Died on this day: Vernon Forrest

A tragedy struck the boxing world 13 years ago today. On July 25, 2009, two-division champion Vernon Forrest stopped at a...

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20
Jul

On this day: Vernon Forrest bests Sugar Shane Mosley again, retains welterweight crown

For the most part, someone always has your number. On July 20, 2002, Vernon Forrest scored a repeat 12-round unanimous decision...

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15
Jul

On this day: Sugar Shane Mosley repels Los Angeles rival Fernando Vargas, scores sixth-round TKO

Two huge stars and one very big finish. On July 15, 2006, Sugar Shane Mosley put on a terrific display in...

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03
Jul

An Inductee Experiences the International Boxing Hall of Fame – Part Four

Saturday, June 11, began with breakfast in Parlour. That was followed by a bus ride to Canastota for another meet-and-greet...

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02
Jul

An Inductee Experiences the International Boxing Hall of Fame – Part Three

Prior to going to Canastota for Induction Weekend, I asked some previous inductees what the experience was like. "You get a...

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17
Jun

On this day: Sugar Shane Mosley outscores Oscar De La Hoya in welterweight classic

From sparring sessions and amateur bouts as kids to a multi-million dollar superfight between pound for pound warriors. Oscar De La...

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02
Mar

Best I Covered – Larry Merchant

Boxing fans will know Larry Merchant for his outspoken and candid views on HBO Sports for over 35-years, where he...

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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
Jan

Beating Shane Mosley – Twice! – Not the defining standard of Vernon Forrest’s too-short life

For many boxers who sweat and bleed and toil to achieve something truly momentous in a sport that frequently can...

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