Tag Archives: Emile Griffith

Taking No Pleasure From Whyte vs. Browne

The first time I saw it happen was while reviewing film of Ingemar Johansson’s demolition of crafty Eddie Machen in 1958. Machen was knocked down three times

Noted Boxing Buffs Name The Nicest Person They Have Met in Boxing

This time I asked more than two dozen noted boxing buffs to name the nicest person they had met in boxing. One could select a boxer, active or retired

Could Spence vs. Crawford Be Hurt By Their Lack of Personality?

When they eventually fought. Based on Spence’s eighth round stoppage of Peterson, that pick is a little shakier now and that’s great for boxing!