When Riddick Bowe put it all together, when he was fully focused, in tip-top physical condition, when he had cut no corners in the gym, when he was hungry, he was one great heavyweight.
Of the three memorable heavyweight battles Riddick Bowe and Evander Holyfield engaged in in the early and mid-1990s, the first fight is recognised as the best. Yet it could certainly be argued how the third … read full article “On This Day 25 Years Ago: “The Final Chapter:” Bowe-Holyfield III”
The recent news of how former IBF 154 pound champ Carlos Molina is aiming to bring back the 15 round fights (for one night at least, this in November), can get a fight fan thinking: … read full article “Fights That Would Have Been Oh, So Different If They Had Been 12 Round Fights, Not 15 Round Fights”
It’s almost a quarter of a century since the unforgettable scenes inside Madison Square Garden in New York unfolded. It was on July 11th in 1996 when Riddick Bowe met “Foul Pole” Andrew Golota for … read full article “The Crazy Riddick Bowe – Andrew Golota Fights – Mad, Bad And Brutal”
For a while now, there have been murmurings of a possible Riddick Bowe come back. Now, in speaking with UK tabloid, The Sun, the former world heavyweight champ who gave us those three great fights … read full article “Riddick-ulous – Former Champ Bowe: “I Can Say Now Officially I Am Going To Fight Again””
By any standards, U.S. Olympian and former unified World heavyweight champion Riddick “Big Daddy” Bowe is inarguably one of the all-time greatest boxers, amateur and professional.
Born and raised in the infamous Brownsville section of … read full article “One of the best all-time….Riddick “Big Daddy” Bowe”
25 years ago this week (August 13) a heavyweight fight took place that is probably nothing more than a footnote in boxing history now. Yet when Riddick “Big Daddy” Bowe, the former undisputed heavyweight king, … read full article “Riddick Bowe And His Nasty Side”
Fans may recall how, at the official weigh-in ahead of the great December 1st battle between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury, ex-champs Riddick Bowe and Lennox Lewis crossed paths – and almost came to blows. … read full article “Lennox Lewis On Recent Run-In With Riddick Bowe: I Was Going To Give Him A Slap But I saw How Slow He Was”
In just a few hours from now we will see a clash of unbeaten heavyweight champions that many said would not actually happen: Deontay Wilder, the WBC king, versus Tyson Fury, the reigning lineal champ. … read full article “Riddick Bowe And Lennox Lewis: Still Crazy After All These Years!”
When heavyweight greats Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier fought, the world stopped. When Joe Louis and Max Schmeling fought, the world REALLY stopped (for fight-two anyway), and when Mike Tyson actually lost (for the … read full article “Remember, Remember The 13th, The 6th, The 4th Of November: The Bowe-Holyfield Wars”