With less than a month to go to the biggest bout in boxing history, some pundits have taken to reflecting on the past when it comes to finding quality opposition for the men of May 2nd. Perhaps it’s just another symptom of a sport in decline, but the fantasy fight is in full swing and scribes have pitted the silky skills of Mayweather against those of the Sugar Ray’s, Sweet Pea Whitaker and the truly … Read Article
The International Boxing Hall of Fame announced today former light middleweight champion of the world Ronald “Winky” Wright is confirmed to attend festivities planned for the 2015 Hall of Fame Induction Weekend June 11-14th.… Read Article
The International Boxing Hall of Fame announced today Hall of Fame welterweight champion Carlos Palomino will return to Canastota to attend festivities planned for the 2015 Hall of Fame Induction Weekend June 11-14th.… Read Article
Tickets are still available, but moving fast, for “An Evening Honoring the G-Man” on Saturday, March 28. The event at the Masonic Temple Ballroom in Freeport, Illinois, marks the 20th anniversary of the epic, yet tragic, super middleweight title fight between Gerald McClellan and Nigel Benn, with proceeds going to aid with Gerald’s medical bills, medication, and the costs of the event.… Read Article
Narrated by Academy Award Nominee Liam Nelson, MSG Network’s “The Garden’s Defining Moments” is a special 20-part television event presented by SAP, celebrating some of the greatest moments at Madison Square Garden spanning the legendary venue’s more than 135-year history. The Garden’s four Arena complexes have played host to many of the greatest moments in the history of sports, music, entertainment and politics and MSG Network will dedicate a half-hour episode to honor 20 of … Read Article
CANASTOTA, NY – MARCH 10, 2015 – The International Boxing Hall of Fame announced today junior welterweight world champion and Hall of Famer Aaron “The Hawk” Pryor is confirmed to participate in festivities planned for the 2015 Hall of Fame Induction Weekend June 11-14th.… Read Article
An abstract portrait of legendary boxing champion Muhammad Ali, uniquely composed of memories, anecdotes, interviews, personal encounters, insider stories, artwork, photos, sketches, etc. 220 pages.
Bob Foster (Ali opponent and former Light Heavyweight champion): “I was on the same card at Caesars with Muhammad Ali. He fought Jerry Quarry and I was fighting his brother Mike Quarry (billed as “The Quarry Brothers vs. The Soul Brothers”). Before the fights that night, Ali bet … Read Article
On this day 26 years ago, inside a packed Trump Plaza in Atlantic City, New Jersey, two bitter middleweight rivals went to war over 12 absolutely thrilling rounds.
Outside, snow covered the ground thanks to a blizzard, yet inside the arena the heat was scorching. WBC middleweight ruler Iran Barkley fought a thought to be faded legend in Roberto Duran and the fans in attendance witnessed both a modern day classic and a renaissance.
For … Read Article
The International Boxing Hall of Fame announced today two-division world champion and standout trainer James “Buddy” McGirt is set to participate in festivities planned for the 2015 Hall of Fame Induction Weekend June 11-14th.… Read Article
The International Boxing Hall of Fame announced its flags will fly at half-staff in memory of light heavyweight champion Harold Johnson, who passed away yesterday in Philadelphia. He was 86.… Read Article