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Best I Faced: Carlos Palomino

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06
Dec

Best I Faced: Carlos Palomino

By 1976, Carlos Palomino had established himself as an attraction in the Los Angeles area but still hadn't gotten a...

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12
Sep

Born on this day: Wilfred Benitez

A radar in his brain, a GPS on each fist, and a stare that could freeze his foe’s heart. And...

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09
Sep

Born on this day: Carlos Ortiz

One of the finest all-around fighters ever produced by the boxing-crazy island of Puerto Rico was born 86 years ago...

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25
Aug

On this day: Wilfred Benitez halts Randy Shields in six rounds

“El Radar” at his brilliant best. On August 25, 1978, Wilfred Benitez scored an impressive sixth-round corner retirement over the game...

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02
Feb

To Be The Best: The top 100 boxers in the history of The Ring Rankings (100-91)

James Toney, Wilfred Benitez, Joe Calzaghe, Carmen Basilio and Mike McCallum are among the hall of famers ranked from 100 to 91 in these very special all-time ratings.

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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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08
Nov

Dougie’s Monday Mailbag (Canelo-Plant feedback. Is Canelo an ATG?)

IS CANELO AN ATG? Hi, Dougie! Congratulations for your induction to the West Coast Boxing Hall of Fame. Surely, there are many...

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10
Mar

From The Archive: Marvin Hagler stops John Mugabi in 11 brutal rounds

Marvin Hagler's most notable fights came against the three other Kings of the 1980s, the surprisingly competitive 15-round points victory...

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30
Jan

From the Archive: Wilfred Benitez outpoints Roberto Duran in battle of legends

On January 30, 1982 Wilfred Benitez successfully defended his WBC junior middleweight title, for the second time, by posting a...

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04
Nov

Youth is king: The youngest men to win world titles

Although lightweight Devin Haney is the youngest active titleholder in boxing, several younger fighters have won major titles in boxing’s past.

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