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Leonard-Hearns: Showdown at the Palace

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16
Sep

Leonard-Hearns: Showdown at the Palace

Editor's Note: This feature originally appeared in the November 2021 issue of The Ring, which is available for purchase at...

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02
Aug

On this day: Thomas Hearns destroys long-reigning champ Pipino Cuevas in two rounds

It was “The Hitman” at his breathtaking best. On Aug. 2, 1980, Thomas Hearns scored a brutal second-round stoppage over Pipino...

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06
Jul

Greatest Hits: Sugar Ray Leonard

Editor's Note: This feature originally appeared in the April 2022 issue of The Ring, which is available for purchase at...

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15
Jun

On this day: Thomas Hearns destroys Roberto Duran in two, scores knockout of the decade

It was a bittersweet moment. On June 15, 1984, outdoors at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Thomas Hearns scored his most...

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12
Jun

On this day: Thomas Hearns robbed of victory in Sugar Ray Leonard rematch

It was perhaps the most sought-after rematch in world boxing, but when this battle of legendary five-weight world champions was...

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03
Jun

On this day: Thomas Hearns turns back the clock against Virgil Hill, claims WBA 175-pound title

Never write off quality. On June 3, 1991, Thomas Hearns wrenched the WBA light heavyweight title from long-reigning champion Virgil Hill...

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25
Mar

On this day: Michael Nunn scores spectacular KO 1 win over Sumbu Kalambay

It was enough to make every elite-level middleweight of the day run for their lives. On March 25, 1989, then-IBF 160-pound...

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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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10
Feb

To Be The Best: The top 100 boxers in the history of The Ring Rankings (40-31)

If you’re new to this on-going series, please read: The Introduction. (Seriously, if you’re posting questions like “What does the asterisk...

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30
Jan

Wilfred Benitez vs. Roberto Duran 40 years later: El Radar detects Hands of Stone

Boxing has always cherished its oldies-but-goodies, which partly explains why so many fight fans fondly recall the feats of senior...

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