Whitey Esneault will receive his long-delayed certification as one of boxing’s great teachers when he is inducted into the IBHOF on Sunday.
“It just felt very, very personal to me,” said broadcaster Al Bernstein, who sings “What a Wonderful World” in honor of boxing dignitaries such as the late Hall of Fame trainer Emanuel “Manny” Steward during a musical tribute on The Boxing Channel.
The death of boxing historian Bert Sugar leaves a hole in the heart of the sport, say his colleagues and admirers.
Angelo Dundee, the beloved former trainer of Muhammad Ali and Sugar Ray Leonard among other hall-of-fame enshrined fighters, has died at the age of 90.
Angelo Dundee on Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao: “Mayweather wins. I just don’t know why Mayweather’s not fighting him. He walks around saying that he’s the best fighter in the world? Well, fight the sucker.”