Tag Archives: George Foreman

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 […]

Jarrell “Big Baby” Miller Is More Than Just Big

Nothing stimulates boxing like an exciting heavyweight division. Even a scrap between second tier heavyweights can be somewhat exciting, as […]

25 Years Ago, Michael Moorer and Bert Cooper Waged a Tumultuous Battle

THE MOORER–COOPER BARNBURNER: They often are called “closet classics,” a term employed to describe thrilling, two-way action fights that, for […]

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 […]

Let’s Put the Brakes on the Grandiose Statements Regarding Lomachenko

LOMACHENKO MANIA — In over 50 years of being obsessed by and closely following the sport of boxing I’ve never […]

The late Zack Clayton, Ref for Ali-Foreman, Named to the Basketball Hall of Fame

Most boxing fans remember the late Zachariah “Zack” Clayton as the third man in the ring for Muhammad Ali’s stunning […]

In His New Book, Jerry Izenberg Pays Homage to the Golden Era of Heavyweights

JERRY IZENBERG’S “Once There Were Giants”: — Anyone who saw the great 2004 biopic about Ray Charles, Ray, might recall […]

Muhammad Ali: A Life – Insights Culled from a New Documentary

ALI — Last year, I was involved in the making of a documentary entitled Muhammad Ali: A Life that will […]