There are a couple of big milestone birthday’s being celebrated this week. Roberto Duran hits 70 this week (article to come), and today, former heavyweight … read more “How Great Was Mike Weaver? “Hercules” Turns 70”
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”
Former WBA heavyweight champ Mike Weaver had a reputation for being able to completely and utterly turn a fight around in the blink of an … read more “A Classic Turnaround – Recalling The Mike Weaver-Carl Williams Shootout”
Former WBA heavyweight champion Mike Weaver, who today celebrates his 69th birthday, sure has some fascinating story to tell. A former marine who served in … read more “Happy Birthday Mike Weaver – The Former WBA Heavyweight Champ Turns 69”
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”
Angelo Dundee Told Me The Ali Fight Never Happened Because I Would’ve Killed Ali!
Former WBA heavyweight champ Mike Weaver gave us perhaps the most … read more “Exclusive Interview With Former Heavyweight Champ Mike Weaver”
Gone in 60-seconds! (63-seconds to be exact).
But Mike Weaver was so much more than a heavyweight who was stopped – controversially – inside a … read more “Today In 1982: The Controversial Michael Dokes-Mike Weaver Fight”