Tag Archives: Marvin Hagler

Jersey Joe’s Hooking of Ezzard Charles No. 1 on my List of All-Time Kayos

Anyone who’s into sports is also into making lists, and boxing fans are no different. We all tend to update our all-time and current pound-for-pound top 10s

Old School Fighters of the Modern Era: 33 Noted Boxing Buffs Weigh In

When applied to boxing, the term “Old School” has many meanings. That said, in this, our latest survey, we asked […]

Part of Hagler’s Great Legacy Is Remaining at 160

Marvin Hagler was the undisputed middleweight champ from 1980 to 1987. It’s hard to fathom he just turned 64 (May 23rd), but from what I’ve seen

Philly’s Fighting Fletcher Brothers to Miss Their Call to the Hall

Being inducted into the hall of fame, any hall of fame, is and should be a signal honor for a boxer. On Sunday afternoon, at Romano’s Caterers in the Juniata Park section of Philadelphia, two of the city’s three fighting Fletcher brothers

A Paean to Sugar Ray Leonard: One of The Greatest Living P4P Boxers

Sugar Ray Leonard turns 62 on Thursday, May 17th. Beginning in 2007, when Floyd Mayweather emerged as an A-lister, Leonard’s name was often in the news. That’s because he was the man

Why Would Wilder Fight Ortiz Now if the Risk Was Real?

Fighters usually don’t take a big risk when they’re on the verge of a mega-money fight when losing would no doubt destroy it. Yes that’s the question.

A Ringside Affair: Book Review by Thomas Hauser

James Lawton calls boxing “the world’s oldest and most embattled sport.” A Ringside Affair (Bloomsbury Publishing) recounts his sojourn

A Night to Remember in Gritty Lowell, a City with a Great Boxing Tradition

The names of professional boxers who competed in Lowell, Massachusetts, as amateurs read like a who’s who of boxing greats.

Argentine Legend Carlos Monzon: Revered and Reviled

Sometimes the story you think you’re going to write takes a swift and decisive turn, as can be the case in boxing, where the outcome of a fight that

Why Power and Chin Will Decide Canelo-Golovkin

The fight that fans couldn’t wait to see is about to come to fruition – Canelo vs. Golovkin for middleweight […]