Tyrell’s final opponent was Francesco Damiani from Italy. Damiani was about 225 pounds of brutal, awkward mayhem. He was an extremely determined brawler who earlier defeated the giant Cuban, Teofilo Stevenson. Stevenson had defeated Tyrell several tomes in international competitions. […]
Former two-time World Boxing Association (WBA) heavyweight champion John “The Quietman” Ruiz and Peter “The Pride of Providence” Manfredo, Jr. lead a six-member Class of 2014 into the Connecticut Boxing Hall of Fame (CBHOF). New members will be inducted at […]
Everlast, the global leader in fight sports, is indisputably the most iconic and recognizable brand in the sport of boxing. The Everlast gloves worn by Muhammad Ali in his 1971 fight against rival Joe Frazier sold at auction Thursday for […]
In another example of fierce rivals coming together at the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony/Dinner, Sugar Ray Leonard has announced he will not only attend the Induction of Panamanian Roberto Duran, but join him on stage. The magical […]
Today in 1986, at The Omni in Atlanta, Georgia, two cruiserweights put on a truly unforgettable 15-round war of a fight that still ranks, all these years later, as THE finest to have been waged in the weight class directly […]
HBO Sports presents five of its acclaimed boxing documentaries on consecutive Thursday evenings this summer on HBO2. Featuring HBO Sports’ trademark blend of unseen archival footage, home movies, revealing interviews and unique storytelling, the festival launched June 26.
Sadly, as we all know, Arturo “Thunder” Gatti passed away five years ago next week (July 11th). This special – very special – fighter gave his all in the ring too many time to remember. Yet no-one will ever forget […]