Tag Archives: George Foreman

Jim Murray on Boxing: Tasty Tidbits From the Pantry of a Great Sportswriter

This coming August it will be 20 years since we lost Jim Murray, America’s most decorated sportswriter. Murray was 78 when he died of heart failure at his home in Los Angeles.

Bernard Hopkins Recalls ‘Revenge Killing’ He Once Planned to Commit

Delaware River as well as his hometown’s skyline, former middleweight and light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins, 53

Ali Lost the Biggest Fight Ever and is Perhaps the Greatest Because of It

This past March 8th marked the 47th anniversary of the first fight between Muhammad Ali and “Smokin” Joe Frazier, billed as Frazier vs. Ali being that Joe

Notes and Nuggets from Thomas Hauser: The NYSAC and Minimum Wage – Oops!

When it comes to powerful unions that influence large blocs of voters, that might be true. But closer to home, the Cuomo Administration is falling short of the mark.

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 […]