When applied to boxing, the term “Old School” has many meanings. That said, in this, our latest survey, we asked […]
On July 3, 1889, Governor Robert Lowry of the sovereign state of Mississippi placed a $1000 bounty on the heads of pugilists John L. Sullivan and Jake Kilrain in a futile attempt to prevent them from engaging in a bare-knuckle prizefight on Mississippi soil.
The passage of time has a way of providing perspective to events that once seemed unimaginable. One such event took place on May 10, 1991
A few weeks before Halloween a middleweight fighter from Kazakhstan, Gennady “GGG” Golovkin was making his first ring appearance in Southern California and facing Mexico’s Marco Antonio
Caesars Sports Pavilion in Las Vegas. (The WBO, which came into existence in 1988, did not crown its first cruiser champ, Boone Pultz, until Dec. 3, 1989.)
Mayweather’s record, which isn’t hard to do, it’s more authentic to compare him to another pound for pound great from his era or slightly before it….Roy Jones.
Kryptonite could bring the Man of Steel to his knees. Greek mythology’s Achilles was unconquerable in battle, but he could be brought down
When I went through my voluminous files for a compilation of some of the better quotes collected from my many years on the boxing beat, I figured
In June of 2004, Ricardo Mayorga told Associated Press writer Filadelfo Aleman that he was bored with boxing and planned to retire after two more fights.
Light heavyweights seldom receive the spotlight. Instead, they are the undesignated lone wolves of professional boxing. But the 175-pound weight division […]