Tag Archives: larry holmes

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 […]

In His New Book, Jerry Izenberg Pays Homage to the Golden Era of Heavyweights

JERRY IZENBERG’S “Once There Were Giants”: — Anyone who saw the great 2004 biopic about Ray Charles, Ray, might recall […]

As The Boxing World Turns: The Reflections of a Man Who Went Home Again

REFLECTIONS — They say you can never go home again, a phrase that harks to “You Can’t Go Home Again,” […]

The Greatest Heavyweights In Between Ali and Fury

The Greatest Heavyweights In Between Ali and Fury – With the heavyweight division being in the doldrums for the better […]