Over the years, the shores of England have welcomed some great, great fighters. Sugar Ray Robinson boxed in England, as did Muhammad Ali. And George … read more “When The Great Archie Moore Had His One And Only Fight In England”
Who do you rank as the greatest light-heavyweight of all time? Chances are, if you are of a certain age, you will say Archie Moore, … read more “May 1946: The Ezzard Charles – Archie Moore Rivalry Begins”
Living to a ripe old age and still very sharp with it, “Ageless” Archie Moore passed away 22 years ago yesterday, December 9th, 1998. One … read more “22 Years After His Death: Recalling Archie Moore’s Greatest Fight”
It was the great Rocky Marciano’s final fight, yet nobody knew it for a good few months. The unbeaten heavyweight king, 48-0, met light-heavyweight great … read more “On This Day In 1955: When “The Rock” Went Out Perfect At 49-0”
Were his final numbers 219 total fights with 131 KO’s scored, or 233 total fights with 145 KO’s scored?
Either way, it cannot be denied, … read more “On This Day In ’63 – The Great Archie Moore Scores His Final KO”
It was late July 1956 and world light heavyweight champion Archie Moore had arrived in Toronto after training hard for 3 weeks in Gravenhurst in … read more “A Boxing Match To Remember: Archie Moore Vs James J. Parker”
If you believe in fate, in the alignment of the stars, in destiny, etc, etc, then you will know how the date of September 21st, … read more “September 21st, Rocky Marciano Reaches His 49-0 Record, Larry Holmes Is “Robbed” In His Attempt To Equal It”