Tag Archives: DOn King

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 […]

Schaefer Extends Olive Branch (sort of) to Oscar: Will They Team Up Again?

If the history of boxing has taught us anything, it is that today’s friend can be tomorrow’s enemy, and vice-versa. […]

Ringling Bros. Throws in the Towel: Should Boxing’s Ringmasters be Concerned?

THE CIRCUS IS SHUTTING DOWN — Two definitions of “tradition,” as listed in the Merriam-Webster dictionary, describe it as “cultural […]

The Rise and Fall of the People’s Republic of Al Haymon

The year of 2016 was a rocky one for Al Haymon and his PBC outfit. And 2017 appears to hold […]

Deontay Wilder picks Andrzej Wawrzyk for his Next Title Defense

DEONTAY WILDER RETURNS IN FEBRUARY — WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder will defend his title against Poland’s Andrzej Wawrzyk on […]