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10 Boxers Who Lived Up To The Hype. And Those Who Did Not!

Floyd Patterson and Mike Tyson former mentor Cus D’amato once claimed that “boxing is entertainment.” Promoters would possibly agree, but they would also see boxing as a business given that their job is to sell as many tickets as possible to pay the boxers and everybody else involved in an event. Depending on the quality

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Part 3 | Anthony Joshua resembles Cassius Clay

< Part 2 – Part  5  > Cassius Clay, otherwise known as Muhammad Ali and ‘The Greatest’ is widely known to be one of the most significant and celebrated sports figures in the world. Former trainer, John Oliver, sees similarities of Ali in Anthony Joshua. Speaking to, he added: “His desire, his desire for

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Boxing Is A Dying Sport? 2017 Would Disagree!

Whether you think that the experience and skill set of Wladimir Klitschko or the power of Anthony Joshua will prove that he will be the better man on the night of April 29th this year is exciting enough to think about. The fact that a heavyweight clash has gotten people talking about the advantages and

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Boxing: The 1970’s v The 1980’s

Muhammad Ali once said to renowned trainer Angelo Dundee that he wanted to bring boxing back to the forefront after the sport had died down a little since the departure of the likes of Sugar Ray Robinson and Rocky Marciano as he was working his way up the rankings. We know how the sport of

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4 Of George Foreman’s Greatest Career Moments!

Legendary former heavyweight champion, George Foreman is in the UK and will be talking about his career to the fans at Arsenal football club on Saturday evening. The man, known as the oldest heavyweight champion in history, will also be signing autographs and taking pictures with fans earlier in the day at Worldwide Signings in

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A Look At Several Of Boxing’s Most Unsettling Bouts

The emotion that one feels when witnessing a boxing match is, most of the time, excitement and a sense of nervousness especially if a fan is observing one of their favourite fighters. But sadly, sometimes a contest is put together to scrape one last pound (or whatever currency you relate with) away from the punters

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Ray Leonard to Pay Tribute to Muhammad Ali

Sugar Ray Leonard, a member of the Nevada Boxing  Hall of Fame’s (NVBHOF) inaugural class in 2013, will return to the Hall’s 2016 induction ceremony to pay tribute to the late Muhammad Ali.  Leonard, who won a 1976 Olympic gold medal and world titles in five weight classes as a pro, will give a speech,

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Did stripping Muhammad Ali of the title save the Heavyweight division?

When the powers that be took away Muhammad Ali’s title for refusing to enter the Armed Services it robbed Ali of three years of his boxing prime. Regardless of anyone’s feelings on Ali’s decision, everyone knew he was the BEST heavyweight in the world in 1967. The hastily put together eight man elimination tournament set

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Thurman chats about Ali, Tyson, Porter and more

Welterweight world champion Keith Thurman opened training camp to media today in St. Petersburg, FL as he prepares to defend his title against former world champion Shawn Porter on Saturday, June 25 in the main event of SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING on CBS, presented by Premier Boxing Champions, from Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Televised coverage begins

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Demetrius Andrade on Willie Nelson, Gennady Golovkin and Muhammad Ali

A Team Promotions hosted an open media workout on Monday at Bix Six Academy in Providence for undefeated former world champion Demetrius “Boo Boo” Andrade (22-0, 15 KOs). The 2008 U.S. Olympian, of Providence, R.I., is finalizing preparations for this Saturday 12-round WBC Super Welterweight eliminator against Willie “The Great” Nelson (25-2-1, 15 KOs) of

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