Tag Archives: George Foreman

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 […]

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 […]