Tag Archives: Roberto Duran

Esteemed Cut Man and Trainer Rafael Garcia Passes Away at Age 88

Rafael Garcia, a fixture on the Las Vegas boxing scene for decades, passed away Tuesday morning (Nov. 13) from complications of leukemia at age 88.

Saquon Barkley Might Surpass Athletic Feats of Great-Uncle Iran Barkley

strong and swift at 5-foot-11 and a chiseled 229 pounds, is a force to be reckoned with when he runs inside the tackles, gaining impressive yardage

The Boxer that had the Most Charisma? Ali in a Romp but Not Unanimous

Favorite fighter, favorite fight, and favorite round – This survey asks respondents to name the boxer — living or dead — that had the most charisma.

Remembering the Great Lightweight Champ Joe “Old Bones” Brown

He had a common name and an elegant ring manner. His career is justly celebrated but also largely forgotten. Anyone […]

Ward-Kovalev II: I’m Going With My First Instinct

Handicapping the rematch in boxing should be easier than handicapping the first meeting between two elite championship caliber fighters. And […]

Ward vs. Kovalev: This Time, All the Pressure is on Kovalev

It was the signature fight of his career. He fought an undefeated opponent in the opponent’s home country. In spite […]

Looking Back With Fresh Eyes, the Right Guy Won the Hagler-Leonard Fight

MY HAGLER-LEONARD NOTEBOOK REVISITED — Thirty years later, some people still can’t understand why Marvelous Marvin Hagler walked away from […]

The Richie Sandoval Story: Hard Times and High Times for a Knight of the Prize Ring

To say that former world bantamweight champion Richie Sandoval had a boxing career marked by highs and lows would be […]

A Night of Unbridled Violence at Madison Square Garden

A NIGHT OF UNBRIDLED VIOLENCE — Sometimes—not very often—but sometimes the  intensity, ferocity and even  cruelty that fighters like Mike […]

Recommended for Christmas: The Roberto Duran Story, New on DVD

“HANDS OF STONE” THE MOVIE — One of the most interesting prizefighters in the last 50 years for many reasons […]