Mike Weaver, dubbed “Hercules” because of his incredible physique, fought some memorable fights at the tail-end of the 1970s. This a genuinely glorious era for … read more “Exclusive Interview With Mike Weaver: If I Hadn’t KO’d John Tate, I’d Have Quit Boxing”
Of course everyone remembers the absolutely superb, great fight between Roberto Duran and Sugar Ray Leonard; their first fight taking place 40 years ago today … read more “Trevor Berbick And John Tate – Two Fighters Bonded By Tragedy”
It was supposed to be John Tate’s night.
Fighting before his hometown fans in Knoxville, Tennessee, recently crowned WBA heavyweight champion “Big John” Tate was … read more “40 Years Ago Today – When A Mike Weaver Left Hook Ruined A Potential Superstar”
John Tate was born today in 1955 and as such would be celebrating his 65th birthday. If he had lived. But Tate, a naturally gifted … read more “The Sad Fate Of John Tate: Avoidable Or Inevitable?”