Approximately 13 years before Muhammad Ali ever stepped into a boxing ring with Leon Spinks, then Cassius Clay had overcome great odds by defeating Sonny Liston to become World Heavyweight Champion. [...]
Everlast, the global leader in fight sports, is indisputably the most iconic and recognizable brand in the sport of boxing. The Everlast gloves worn by Muhammad Ali in his 1971 fight against rival [...]
Recognized as sports television’s best storyteller and the leading TV platform for boxing, HBO Sports presents five of its acclaimed boxing documentaries on consecutive Thursday evenings this [...]
In feature stories and his “Sports of the Times” column for The New York Times, Ira Berkow intimately covered boxing, interviewing some of the best fighters in the sport’s history and writing [...]
Lonnie and I are very saddened by the loss of our friend, and fellow Louisvillian, Jimmy Ellis. Our friendship began on the local Louisville boxing show “Tomorrow’s Champions” and continued [...]
Much of boxing made a mistake underestimating the capability of the underdog champion to beat a pound-for-pound god. Floyd Mayweather Jr. must have realized he committed an equally big mistake handpicking [...]
Chicago, IL (February 24, 2014) - February 25 marks the 50th anniversary of Muhammad Ali's historic victory over Sonny Liston to become the World Heavyweight Boxing Champion. The National Italian [...]
The unforgettable first fight between Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston is 50-years old on Tuesday and yesterday, the gloves the then Cassius Clay wore when he shook up the world sold at auction for [...]
November 21, 1972 – Muhammad Ali stops Light heavyweight Champion Bob Foster. Ali looking for another shot at Smokin’ Joe Frazier.
November 14, 1966 -Muhammad Ali KO’s Cleveland Williams at the Houston Astrodome. Ali at his very best?
October 30, 1974 - One of the biggest upsets in boxing history. 4AM - Zaire Africa.
39 years ago went Africa; strongest boxer alive. A certain victory in mind. But [...]
October 29, 1960 -Muhammad Ali vs Tunney Hunsaker – The beginning of an era. “The Greatest”