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Died on this day: Vernon Forrest

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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25
Oct

The International Boxing Hall of Fame releases its 2022 induction schedule

It promises to be the biggest—and the best—class to ever be inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame. Due to...

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