Tag Archives: George Foreman

Arslanbek Makhmudov, a Big Man with a Big Upside, Turned Pro Last Weekend

Arslanbek Makhmudov is a giant of a heavyweight. Listed anywhere between 6’5 and 6’6 and scaling over 260lbs, this Russian […]

3 Punch Combo: Remembering Foreman-Briggs, Kovalev’s Road Map and More

George Foreman’s storied career when he dropped a majority decision to Shannon Briggs in Atlantic City, NJ. Most boxing experts and fans who watched

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

Dr. Ferdie Pacheco: December 8, 1927 – November 16, 2017

Ferdie Pacheco, who died on November 16, was a doctor, author, artist, and television commentator. He’s best known for having […]

40 years have Passed since Muhammad Ali’s Last Title Defense

Forty years ago? That’s how long it’s been since former undisputed heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali made his last successful defense […]

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 […]