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On this day: Vernon Forrest scores controversial decision win over Ike Quartey

05
Aug

On this day: Vernon Forrest scores controversial decision win over Ike Quartey

Many felt “The Viper” slithered his way out of this one. On August 5, 2006, Vernon Forrest scored a controversial 10-round...

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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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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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12
Jan

The Ring Remembers two-weight world champion Vernon Forrest on his 50th birthday

Had Vernon Forrest chosen differently on the night of July 25, 2009, it is very likely that this day --...

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11
Dec

Best I Trained: Al Mitchell

On Friday, trainer Al Mitchell will be honored for more than 60 years of service to boxing when he’s inducted...

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08
Feb

Dougie’s Friday mailbag (R.I.P Rocky Lockridge, Teofimo’s Takeover, Team Hearn vs. Team Warren)

R.I.P ROCKY LOCKRIDGE Hi Doug, Sad to read about the passing of Rocky Lockridge. I know most folks of recent memory will...

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16
Aug

Best I Faced: Shane Mosley

The latest former champion to hang up his gloves is Sugar Shane Mosley who fought the very best throughout a career which spanned almost 25 years.

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08
Nov

Conviction upheld for driver in Vernon Forrest murder

The Georgia Supreme Court upheld the murder conviction of the getaway driver involved in the 2009 slaying of Vernon Forrest.

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07
Nov

Lem’s latest: Schaefer touts welters

Golden Boy’s Dec. 7 and Dec. 14 shows will feature what Richard Schaefer calls “the best fights that you can make at 147,” including Adrien Broner-Marcos Maidana, Devon Alexander-Shawn Porter, Keith Thurman-Jesus Soto Karass, and Paulie Malignaggi-Zab Judah.

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