Tag Archives: Ted Sares

30 Boxing Notables Recall Their All-Time Favorite Fight(s)

This completes the participative trilogy involving a favorite boxer, a favorite boxing book, and now a favorite fight (though a […]

Twenty-Five Noted Boxing Buffs Name Their Favorite Boxing Book

I recently asked a number of sage boxing people the following: “If you had to select ONE boxing book as […]

The Boxer Who Morphed From “The Baron” to “The Animal” to “The Rat” 

In 1945, the police arrested 14-year-old Joe Barboza for breaking and entering. He was packed off to the infamous Lyman […]

Career Definers: These Boxers Will Always Be Identified With These Bouts

Most boxers have that one (or two) fights that define their careers. Of course none can top Buster Douglas when […]

When The Gates Opened for the Great Flood of Eastern European Boxers

Difficult-to-pronounce Eastern European names that often end in a “v” “y” or “o” now dot the boxing landscape. And there […]

Vinnie Curto vs. Roger Phillips: Our Tale Begins With This Tawdry Mismatch

There is nothing “Rockyesque” about this tale. No, this about two boxers who went through varying degrees of hell in […]

Oleksandr Gvozdyk: Is “The Nail” The Next Big Thing?

Born in Kharkov, Ukraine but now living in Oxnard, California (where he is guided by Robert Garcia), Oleksandr “The Nail” […]

Menayothin Closing on Mayweather’s 49-0 Record

Underneath the glitter and hype of Canelo vs. Golovkin, the prospect of Mayweather vs. McGregor, and the reality of Kovalev […]

The Year 2009 Was a Year of Shock and Sadness in Boxing

It started in the early morning hours of April 27, 2009, when former WBA heavyweight champion Greg Page, 50, died […]

Getting to the Sunshine: The Ricky Womack Story

THE RICKY WOMACK STORY — Thomas Boswell, the respected sports columnist of the Washington Post, once predicted that the 1984 […]