Speed, Power And Accuracy In Beautiful Harmony – Muhammad Ali Vs. Cleveland Williams

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The primed and peaking Muhammad Ali was, without a doubt, the single finest heavyweight boxer in history. Though the world never got to see Ali reach his absolute peak – his prime years forever robbed due to his refusal to serve in the “unjust” Vietnam War – Ali of 1966 and 1967 was about as great as he would ever be.… read full article “Speed, Power And Accuracy In Beautiful Harmony – Muhammad Ali Vs. Cleveland Williams”

On This Day: Drama In Bahama – Muhammad Ali’s Incredible Career Ends On A Sad Note

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A few months after his revenge win over Leon Spinks, in a fight that saw Muhammad Ali make history by becoming the first ever three-time world heavyweight king, the 37-year-old announced his retirement. “The Greatest” had done everything he possibly could in the ring and now, going out on his own terms, Ali’s incredible career had ended the way he wanted it to – with a victory.… read full article “On This Day: Drama In Bahama – Muhammad Ali’s Incredible Career Ends On A Sad Note”

Eddie Hearn’s “Mount Rushmore Of Boxing”

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The idea of ranking the four truly great boxers who are worthy of receiving the mythical honor of being immortalised on “Boxing’s Mount Rushmore,” is indeed a brilliant one. Everybody has their opinion on who the four finest-ever fighters are; boxers who deserve to be placed in sculpture form where US Presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln reside in real life.… read full article “Eddie Hearn’s “Mount Rushmore Of Boxing””

50 Years Ago: When Ali Returned As A Hero To Face “The Great White Hope”

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If you want to talk about a comeback, a great, against all odds boxing comeback, then the return to the ring Muhammad Ali made exactly 50 years ago today is one that stands out. Heavyweight champion Ali, at his blinding peak (or approaching it) was, as we all know, stripped of the title, and denied to right to box, this due to his refusal to serve in the Vietnam war.… read full article “50 Years Ago: When Ali Returned As A Hero To Face “The Great White Hope””

Eddie Futch – Muhammad Ali’s Kryptonite

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For many, he is THE greatest boxing trainer of them all: Eddie Futch, trainer of champions, who passed away at the age of 90 years old on this day back in 2001. Futch, who was forced to give up on a promising boxing career of his own due to a heart murmur that was detected in the 1930s, switched his brilliant boxing brain to the training side of things.… read full article “Eddie Futch – Muhammad Ali’s Kryptonite”

After His Worst Ever Experience In The Ring – Muhammad Ali Was Still Capable Of Having Us In Tears (of laughter)

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It was awful. It has been widely referred to as the fight that never should have happened. It was a brutally one sided fight that brought grown men to tears. It was the Larry Holmes vs Muhammad Ali fight.… read full article “After His Worst Ever Experience In The Ring – Muhammad Ali Was Still Capable Of Having Us In Tears (of laughter)”