Tag Archives: Ken Norton

Forty Years after Beating Norton, Holmes Gets His Respect

The narrative at the time was that he couldn’t punch, had skinny legs, lacked heart and was too consumed with being a Muhammad Ali clone. That was the prevailing thought regarding Larry Holmes prior to his first title bout against WBC

In Boxing, March Has Been the Month of Profiles in Courage

It is easy sometimes to forget just how much fighters, through the acceptance of pain as a necessary condition of their demanding trade, must endure to entertain spectators.

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

Nevada Hall of Fame Weekend in Las Vegas: Hearns, McCarter, Porter

Thomas “Hitman” Hearns leads a heavy duty roster of greats into the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame this weekend in […]

Joshua-Klitschko Needs To Be Another Holmes-Norton

JOSHUA VS. KLITSCHKO — It is axiomatic in boxing that the heavyweight division is the engine that drives the sport, […]