Tag Archives: Lou Duva

Noted Boxing Buffs Recall Their First Live Boxing Event and its Impact

PART ONE OF A TWO-PART SERIES — On June 6, 1948, the storied Marigold Gardens in Chicago was filled with […]

They Said It…Dewdrops From 35 Years on the Boxing Beat, Part II

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

Fantasy Fisticuffs: The Late Edwin Valero vs. Vasyl Lomachenko. Who Wins?

Coulda, shoulda, woulda. It is the stuff dream fights are made of. What would have happened had Jack Dempsey fought Rocky Marciano, prime on prime

A Final 10-Count For Boxing Notables Who Left Us In 2017

For all the undeniably positive things that have happened in boxing in 2017, one of the best years for the […]

Prominent Trainer Ronnie Shields Reflects on a Life in Boxing

Ronnie Shields never thought boxing would be his life. After a stalwart amateur career consisting of over 260 bouts and […]

Looking Back at Whitaker-Chavez: A Bitter Pill for “Sweet Pea”

If you thought Davy Crockett, Jim Bowie and William Travis were outnumbered at the Alamo, try to imagine how Pernell […]

The Strange Tale of Marvis Frazier, Bikers and Hot Dogs in the Ring

If you cover boxing long enough, you’re apt to see a lot of strange stuff, and I have. A riot […]

How the ‘Omega Project’ Got Holyfield Ready for Qawi – and, ultimately, Tyson

They could have called it something else. They could have just said it was a more intensive, non-traditional type of […]