Tag Archives: Mike Tyson

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 […]

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

What Fighting Sefer Seferi Suggests About Tyson Fury’s Mindset

Tyson Fury 25-0 (18) returning to the ring this weekend after not fighting since November 2015, much has been written and mostly negative regarding his opponent Sefer Seferi 23-1 (21).

Boxing Fans are a Forgiving Lot; the Jack Johnson Illustration

overwhelming response was positive — you have to admit that there’s a certain irony in the fact that the most polarizing president in U.S. history saw fit to pardon the most polarizing sports personality.

‘Bad Boys’ Mike Tyson and Canelo: Comparing Apples and Oranges

On April 10, the Nevada Athletic Commission will decide the fate of the Cinco de Mayo showdown between Gennady Golovkin and Saul “Canelo” Alvarez.

No Deontay, You Wouldn’t Have Kicked the Hell Out of Vintage Tyson

Yeah, I’ve seen enough and agree that WBC heavyweight champ Deontay Wilder would’ve kicked the hell out of vintage Mike Tyson circa 1986 when Mike at age 20 won

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

Holyfield is Still Tinkering as the Head of his own Promotional Company

Don King and Bob Arum, the two aging representatives of old-school boxing promotion ostensibly met with the media to discuss

Morilla’s Spit Bucket – Tyson Starts the Year on a High Note and More

The Spit Bucket is your weekly source of random thoughts, opinions and comments about the Manly Art, compiled by TSS boxing writer Diego Morilla

Parker Is Step One for Joshua Getting All The Titles

perhaps the biggest star in boxing, is about to take another step toward reaching his goal as undisputed champ By all indications, he will fight