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War and Wealth: A glimpse of one of boxing’s rare conclusions

It is an all too familiar story hearing legends of the ring announcing their return to the squared circle, commonly due to financial issues. In Mike Tyson’s recent autobiography he admitted to owning so many vehicles that he never had driven many of them. Evander Holyfield, who may yet make another comeback later this year in 2014, lost his twenty bathroom mansion due to debts of over $10 million that saw his most treasured possessions used during his boxing career being auctioned off. Rumours are that Manny Pacquiao is in some kind of financial strife which may cause him to fight on longer than his body can hold out.

War and Wealth: A glimpse of one of boxing’s rare conclusions

It is an all too familiar story hearing legends of the ring announcing their return to the squared circle, commonly due to financial issues. In Mike Tyson’s recent autobiography he admitted to owning so many vehicles that he never had driven many of them. Evander Holyfield, who may yet make another comeback later this year in 2014, lost his twenty bathroom mansion due to debts of over $10 million that saw his most treasured possessions used during his boxing career being auctioned off. Rumours are that Manny Pacquiao is in some kind of financial strife which may cause him to fight on longer than his body can hold out.

War and Wealth: A glimpse of one of boxing’s rare conclusions

It is an all too familiar story hearing legends of the ring announcing their return to the squared circle, commonly due to financial issues. In Mike Tyson’s recent autobiography he admitted to owning so many vehicles that he never had driven many of them. Evander Holyfield, who may yet make another comeback later this year in 2014, lost his twenty bathroom mansion due to debts of over $10 million that saw his most treasured possessions used during his boxing career being auctioned off. Rumours are that Manny Pacquiao is in some kind of financial strife which may cause him to fight on longer than his body can hold out.

War and Wealth: A glimpse of one of boxing’s rare conclusions

It is an all too familiar story hearing legends of the ring announcing their return to the squared circle, commonly due to financial issues. In Mike Tyson’s recent autobiography he admitted to owning so many vehicles that he never had driven many of them. Evander Holyfield, who may yet make another comeback later this year in 2014, lost his twenty bathroom mansion due to debts of over $10 million that saw his most treasured possessions used during his boxing career being auctioned off. Rumours are that Manny Pacquiao is in some kind of financial strife which may cause him to fight on longer than his body can hold out.

War and Wealth: A glimpse of one of boxing’s rare conclusions

It is an all too familiar story hearing legends of the ring announcing their return to the squared circle, commonly due to financial issues. In Mike Tyson’s recent autobiography he admitted to owning so many vehicles that he never had driven many of them. Evander Holyfield, who may yet make another comeback later this year in 2014, lost his twenty bathroom mansion due to debts of over $10 million that saw his most treasured possessions used during his boxing career being auctioned off. Rumours are that Manny Pacquiao is in some kind of financial strife which may cause him to fight on longer than his body can hold out.

War and Wealth: A glimpse of one of boxing’s rare conclusions

It is an all too familiar story hearing legends of the ring announcing their return to the squared circle, commonly due to financial issues. In Mike Tyson’s recent autobiography he admitted to owning so many vehicles that he never had driven many of them. Evander Holyfield, who may yet make another comeback later this year in 2014, lost his twenty bathroom mansion due to debts of over $10 million that saw his most treasured possessions used during his boxing career being auctioned off. Rumours are that Manny Pacquiao is in some kind of financial strife which may cause him to fight on longer than his body can hold out.

War and Wealth: A glimpse of one of boxing’s rare conclusions

It is an all too familiar story hearing legends of the ring announcing their return to the squared circle, commonly due to financial issues. In Mike Tyson’s recent autobiography he admitted to owning so many vehicles that he never had driven many of them. Evander Holyfield, who may yet make another comeback later this year in 2014, lost his twenty bathroom mansion due to debts of over $10 million that saw his most treasured possessions used during his boxing career being auctioned off. Rumours are that Manny Pacquiao is in some kind of financial strife which may cause him to fight on longer than his body can hold out.

My Ten Favourite Fights

At the signal, unleash hell. — Russell Crowe from the movie “Gladiator”

Over the years, I have witnessed literally thousands of fights and to name my top ten will do injustice to many others and I regret that. Still, I’ll give it a go and list them in order of preference. Rightly or wrongly and in order to decrease the universe, I had to see them live or when they were first televised (no tapes, YouTube’s, and/or videos).

My Ten Favourite Fights

At the signal, unleash hell. — Russell Crowe from the movie “Gladiator”

Over the years, I have witnessed literally thousands of fights and to name my top ten will do injustice to many others and I regret that. Still, I’ll give it a go and list them in order of preference. Rightly or wrongly and in order to decrease the universe, I had to see them live or when they were first televised (no tapes, YouTube’s, and/or videos).

My Ten Favourite Fights

At the signal, unleash hell. — Russell Crowe from the movie “Gladiator”

Over the years, I have witnessed literally thousands of fights and to name my top ten will do injustice to many others and I regret that. Still, I’ll give it a go and list them in order of preference. Rightly or wrongly and in order to decrease the universe, I had to see them live or when they were first televised (no tapes, YouTube’s, and/or videos).

When Defeat And Ego Collides

In boxing there are no losers, if we take the term literally, however there have been many times when we have witnessed a particular fighter that has, shall we say, found it difficult to swallow defeat. This article attempts to take a look at some of those from the past and present day that have.

When Defeat And Ego Collides

In boxing there are no losers, if we take the term literally, however there have been many times when we have witnessed a particular fighter that has, shall we say, found it difficult to swallow defeat. This article attempts to take a look at some of those from the past and present day that have.

The Super Fight: Hagler vs Leonard

When it comes to Superfights, the Leonard-Hagler fight makes the on-off Mayweather-Pacquiao fight look like an unimportant punch-up in a forgotten back street alley.

The Super Fight: Hagler vs Leonard

When it comes to Superfights, the Leonard-Hagler fight makes the on-off Mayweather-Pacquiao fight look like an unimportant punch-up in a forgotten back street alley.

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