Tag Archives: Sugar Ray Robinson

The Four Faces on the Mount Rushmore of Boxing: A New TSS Survey

In this survey we posed a hypothetical question: Suppose that there was going to be a Mount Rushmore of Boxing with the faces of four boxers carved on to a granite mountain

April 12th Marks the Death of Two Boxers Who Were Giants among Giants

Joe Louis and Sugar Ray Robinson are two of the three most significant fighters to ever grace the sport of boxing. The other, of course, is Muhammad Ali.

Jake LaMotta, Sugar Ray Robinson, and PEDs

The highly anticipated May 5 rematch between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin is in jeopardy because Alvarez tested positive for Clenbuterol

Vasyl Lomachenko is the TSS Fighter of the Year

Vasyl “High-Tech” Lomachenko would rather channel  his inner Marlon Brando, George C. Scott and, for those really familiar with United States history

“What if?” Scenarios Involving Mayweather: It’s a Generational Thing

In the age of social media there’s nothing more common on boxing threads than “What If” polls and discussions pitting […]

Talking Shop With The Inimitable Roy Jones Jr.

Ya’ll musta forgot about Roy Jones Jr. I sure haven’t. Roy hasn’t either. Having chatted with him on the phone […]

On This Date in Boxing History: Rocky Marciano KOs Joe Louis

Joe Louis and Rocky Marciano. The Rock, a shoemaker’s son from Brockton, Massachusetts, was five fights and 11 months away from winning the world

R.I.P. Former World Middleweight Champ Terry Downes

It has come to light that Terry Downes died last Friday, Oct. 6, in the London suburb of Watford at age 81. At the time of his death, he was England

The Jake LaMotta Story: Boxing as an Act of Contrition

Each time that boxing writers come up with an “all-time list,” the name of Giacobbe “Jake” LaMotta is usually mentioned […]

Remembering Jake LaMotta….one of Boxing’s Most Colorful Characters

On Wednesday morning, Sept. 20, flags at the International Boxing Hall of Fame were lowered to half-staff in memory of […]