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The Night Randall “Tex” Cobb Made Howard Cosell Quit (and More)

the night that Randall “Tex” Cobb, the heavyweight contender whose greatest asset was a sponge-like ability to absorb pain, soaked up

Ferdie Pacheco, the Famous Fight Doctor, Dead at Age 89

Dr. Ferdie Pacheco, a raconteur and Renaissance man who was Muhammad Ali’s personal physician from 1962 to 1977, died last night in his sleep at his home

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 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 […]

This Title Shot is a Hart-to-Hart Production

As much a political activist as a boxing promoter, Top Rank founder and chairman Bob Arum is providing 500 free […]

What Was Your Favorite Round of Boxing? 40 Notables Share Their Picks

PART ONE (A-K) OF A TWO-PART SERIES — This is round four, so to speak, of our survey. We previously […]

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 […]

The Betting on the Mayweather-McGregor Fight: Here’s the Skinny

Like it or not, the Mayweather-McGregor fight is one of the biggest sports stories in years and the betting component […]

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, […]

Memories of Hagler-Leonard, 30 Years Later

LOOKING BACK AT HAGLER-LEONARD — It’s funny, some of the little things you remember about a major boxing event that […]