Tag Archives: Jerry Quarry

Joe Frazier and his trainer Yank Durham, a Great Combination

Many past heavyweight greats were closely aligned with their trainer. Joe Louis had Jack Blackburn, Rocky Marciano had Charlie Goldman, Muhammad Ali had Angelo Dundee and “Smokin” Joe Frazier had Yancey “Yank” Durham.

Remembering Jerry Quarry: The ‘Bridesmaid’ in a Golden Era of Heavyweights

On Tuesday, May 15, Jerry Quarry would have celebrated his 73rd birthday. Quarry was never the heavyweight champion of the world, but he sure fought like one

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

Born Under a Feisty Star: Muhammad Ali, the Original Mr. October

The World Series is almost over, and the notion that the month of October is the right month for certain athletes to pave their way into immortality

40 Noted Boxing Buffs Recall Their Favorite Round of Boxing

PART TWO OF A TWO-PART SERIES: In previous stories, we asked a set of respondents to name their favorite boxing […]

Charisma and Swagger: Boxers With Magnetic Personalities

BOXERS WITH THE “IT’ FACTOR — Irish Jerry Quarry, a well-spoken and good looking kid from Southern California but an […]