Boxing Hall of Fame candidates Class of 2021

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Thirteen of 42 official candidates for induction into the International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF), Class of 2021 (Modern participants), are USA Boxing alumni, including virtual locks Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and Andre Ward.

Members of the Boxing Writers Association of America (BWAA) and an international panel of boxing historians will vote (maximum of 5) for the Class of 2021, which will be announced in early December. … read full article “Boxing Hall of Fame candidates Class of 2021”

15 Years Ago Today – The Greatest Fight Of All Time?

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There are quite a few big fight anniversaries here in the month of May. Yet, for some, in fact, for many, the biggest, best and most brutally memorable fight from this month that simply has to be celebrated by all, is the all-out war 135-pound warriors Diego Corrales and Jose Luis Castillo put on.… read full article “15 Years Ago Today – The Greatest Fight Of All Time?”

Referee Tony Weeks & Trainer Joe Goossen Recall Corrales vs. Castillo Epic First Fight

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REFEREE TONY WEEKS AND TRAINER JOE GOOSSEN JOIN MORNING KOMBAT’S BRIAN CAMPBELL AHEAD OF SHOWTIME BOXING CLASSIC REPLAY OF CORRALES vs. CASTILLO

Ahead of Friday night’s SHOWTIME BOXING CLASSICS (10 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME®), which will feature the unforgettable two-fight series between Diego Corrales and Jose Luis Castillo, MORNING KOMBAT’s Brian Campbell speaks with two men who played prominent roles in the first matchup that was later named Fight of the Decade.… read full article “Referee Tony Weeks & Trainer Joe Goossen Recall Corrales vs. Castillo Epic First Fight”

Showtime Boxing classics to air starting April 10

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April 10: DIEGO CORRALES vs. JOSE LUIS CASTILLO I & II
April 17: PAULIE AYALA vs. JOHNNY TAPIA I & II
April 24: LUCAS MATTHYSSE vs. JOHN MOLINA, MICKEY BEY vs. JOHN MOLINA

SHOWTIME Sports will continue to serve boxing fans during the current hiatus from live sports, announcing today SHOWTIME BOXING CLASSICS with regularly scheduled replays of legendary bouts from the network’s deep archive of world championship boxing.… read full article “Showtime Boxing classics to air starting April 10”

On This Day In 2000 – Corrales KO3 Gainer

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An Underrated Performance From “Chico”

Think about Diego Corrales, as many of us fight fans often do these days, and chances are big you will conjure up images of his epic fight with Jose Luis Castillo (for many THE greatest fight of recent times), or maybe his brave but losing and knockdown-filled fight with Floyd Mayweather.… read full article “On This Day In 2000 – Corrales KO3 Gainer”

Nothing But Special Fighters On The 2020 Hall Of Fame Ballot

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Hopkins, Marquez, Mosley, Froch, Corrales, Vazquez, Bradley, Tarver and more

As per a piece from Dan Rafael of ESPN.com, the names on the 2020 Hall of Fame ballot have been released – and what a massive bunch of special fighters the 200 or so people who will have the hard task of voting for just five fighters on the list have to choose from.… read full article “Nothing But Special Fighters On The 2020 Hall Of Fame Ballot”