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‘Rock’ Rahman and ‘The Rock,’ Marciano, Shared a Common Personality Quirk

In at least one very significant way, two-time former heavyweight champion Hasim “The Rock” Rahman has something in common with his more renowned

3 Punch Combo: The Indomitable Don King, a Red Flag for Ryan Garcia and More

Three Punch Combo — Earlier this month, Don King promoted fighter Amir Imam (21-2, 18 KO’s) dropped a hard fought 12-round unanimous decision to Jose Carlos Ramirez

The Hauser Report: St. Patrick’s Day at Madison Square Garden

Some observations on the St. Patrick’s Day fight card promoted by Top Rank.

Irish Olympian Michael Conlan (the only Irishman on the card) was the big ticket seller. Super-lightweight Jose Ramirez (pictured on the left) was the big winner.

Holyfield is Still Tinkering as the Head of his own Promotional Company

Don King and Bob Arum, the two aging representatives of old-school boxing promotion ostensibly met with the media to discuss

They Said It….Dewdrops from 35 Years on the Boxing Beat

During a recent conversation I had with Randy Gordon, the ex-editor of The Ring magazine, ex-chairman of the New York State Athletic Commission and current

The Hauser Report: Wilder-Stiverne and More from Barclays Center

WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (now 39-0, 38 KOs) has one-punch knockout power. How much power is unclear since, for […]

Born Under a Feisty Star: Muhammad Ali, the Original Mr. October

The World Series is almost over, and the notion that the month of October is the right month for certain athletes to pave their way into immortality

For Deontay Wilder, Bermane Stiverne is The One That Got Away

Dismayed when they fail to nail the perpetrator of a dastardly crime who somehow manages to escape justice for years or even decades.

Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame Inducts Inaugural Class

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – Fact: Between 1984 and ’88, this seashore resort town was the site of 451 boxing cards […]

The Freak Show: Bad Juju for Big George Foreman

One of the most bizarre events in the history of heavyweight boxing took place 42 years ago this week. On […]