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On this day: Victor Galindez defeated Richie Kates in a bloodbath in South Africa

22
May

On this day: Victor Galindez defeated Richie Kates in a bloodbath in South Africa

A brutal fight. A nasty cut only a few minutes into the bout. An unusually long pause to evaluate the...

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12
Mar

Richie Kates, light heavyweight contender in one of his division’s golden eras, dead at 69

Light heavyweight contender Richie Kates, one of the top fighters in a talent-laden division in the 1970’s and ‘80s, has...

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13
Sep

Dougie’s Monday Mailbag (Evander Holyfield, Oscar Valdez, ’70s greats vs. future stars)

THE OLDTIMERS Hello Dougie, hope you are well and healthy. Evander Holyfield’s performance was really upsetting for me to watch. However fit...

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22
May

Blood, sweat, tears and death – Victor Galindez vs. Richie Kates 45 years later

"Like the sun and moon, they end but to begin anew."  – Sun Tzu For every fighter that climbs through the ropes,...

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14
Sep

Dougie’s Monday Mailbag (Vasiliy Lomachenko, Apinun Khongsong, HOF vs. ATG)

LOMACHENKO’S PATH Afternoon Dougie, Wanted to follow your advice and not bring up a lawsuit that I know almost nothing about. Kell...

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02
Nov

Best I Faced: Marvin Johnson

It’s all happening at light heavyweight today. Here’s a Best I Faced with three-time 175-pound titleholder Marvin Johnson.

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