Tag Archives: Sugar Ray Robinson

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 […]

Boxing’s Best and Most Complete Fighters

I’ve never been much of a pound-for-pound list guy. Until recently I never placed any stock in those lists because […]

Tony Middleton: From Fighting to Singing

The sports heroes and the music of our youth have a particularly evocative hold on us as we grow older. […]

Who’s #1 on Today’s P4P List? It Has to Be Either Ward or Crawford

A few weeks back it was pretty up in the air as to who the best pound-for-pound fighter was in […]

If You Can’t Stand the Heat, Stay Out of the Ring

BOXING IN DANTE’S INFERNO — Harry S Truman, the 33rd President of the United States, had a lot of pet […]

Remembering Nat Allbright: The Man Who Could Make Your Boxing Fantasy Come True

Remembering Nat Allbright – I don’t particularly care to write obituaries about notable boxing figures because I hate to see […]

Jake LaMotta at 94: Down Memory Lane with the Raging Bull

JAKE LaMOTTA, THE RAGING BULL — It seemed to be a good idea at the time. A few days ago, […]