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Wilfredo Gomez admitted to a psychiatric institution after being found living in squalor

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02
Mar

Wilfredo Gomez admitted to a psychiatric institution after being found living in squalor

Former three-division titlist and Hall of Fame inductee Wilfredo “Bazooka” Gomez has been found living in “inhumane conditions” in his...

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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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20
Aug

Salvador Sanchez-Wilfredo Gomez: Battle of the Little Giants 40 years later

On August 21, 2021, Yordenis Ugas and Manny Pacquiao will step inside a Las Vegas ring – the T-Mobile Arena...

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19
Feb

Dougie’s Friday Mailbag (petered-out punchers, #p4p trolling, lightweights)

THE FRAGILE PUNCHER’S MENTALITY Hi Doug, I wonder if what's happening to Deontay Wilder is a more extreme example of the sharp...

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09
Dec

Former WBC 122-pound titleholder Kazuo ‘Royal’ Kobayashi dead at 71

Former 122-pound titleholder Kazuo “Royal” Kobayashi was pronounced dead on November 17 at a hospital in Kumamoto, Japan, however, his...

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03
Dec

On this day: Thomas Hearns outsmarts Wilfred Benitez, Gomez stops Pintor in a classic

On December 3, 1982 at the Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana, Thomas Hearns snared his second divisional championship, the WBC...

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18
Sep

Dougie’s Friday Mailbag (PED suspicions, Sam Langford, Nico Hernandez, Wilfredo Gomez)

SAM LANGFORD Hey Doug, I hope you and your family are well and staying safe. On Teddy Atlas’ podcast I heard him mention...

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15
Oct

20-20 vision – The greatest fighter from Puerto Rico: Wilfredo Gomez

The Ring continues its look back at the greatest fighters ever from 20 nations. Next up is the Puerto Rico.

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27
Sep

The greatest fight card in boxing history: Part 1

“That’s crazy, so many great fighters, that’s blew my mind!” This was the reaction of former five-weight world champion Sugar Ray...

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22
Mar

Best I Faced: Juan Laporte

Former WBC featherweight titlist Juan Laporte looks back on his career in our latest installment of ‘Best I Faced.’

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