Tag Archives: Archie Moore

Jim Murray on Boxing: Tasty Tidbits From the Pantry of a Great Sportswriter

This coming August it will be 20 years since we lost Jim Murray, America’s most decorated sportswriter. Murray was 78 when he died of heart failure at his home in Los Angeles.

I Dug Deeper into Bob Foster’s Long Title Run and Wish That I Hadn’t

Recently on the Boxing Channel I did a “What If” feature between former light heavyweight champions Bob Foster and Michael Spinks. “What If” fights match

Can Floyd Mayweather Emulate Other 40-Something Greats?

The only way Conor McGregor stands a chance to defeat Floyd Mayweather on Saturday night at the T-Mobile Arena in […]

30 Boxing Notables Recall Their All-Time Favorite Fight(s)

This completes the participative trilogy involving a favorite boxer, a favorite boxing book, and now a favorite fight (though a […]

Springs Toledo’s “Murderers’ Row” a Poignant Tale of Triumph and Tragedy

The best, most enthralling books, be they fiction or non-fiction, of necessity must engage readers in at least one of […]

Can Ward or Kovalev Equal Light Heavyweight Greats of the Past?

Light heavyweights seldom receive the spotlight. Instead, they are the undesignated lone wolves of professional boxing. But the 175-pound weight division […]

The Heritage Sports Collectibles Auction: Buyer Beware

Heritage Auctions, headquartered in Dallas, bills itself as “the world’s third largest auction house” and “the world’s largest collectibles auctioneer.” […]