RingTV.com’s historian Lee Groves pays tribute to International Boxing Hall of Fame-enshrined former light heavyweight champion Harold Johnson, who passed away on Thursday at age 86. Johnson fought Archie Moore five times and owns victories over fellow hall of famers Ezzard Charles and Jimmy Bivins.
Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook reveals the latest inductee of the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame on August 9, Roberto Duran.
Some of boxing’s most notable personalities will be once again inducted in this year’s Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame. Founder Rich Marotta shares the details.
Fifty years ago on Feb. 25, 22-year-old Cassius Clay upset heavily favored heavyweight champion Sonny Liston. Tom Gray looks back at five fights which were instrumental in creating the elite level contender who “shook up the world.”
In honor of this Saturday’s Jean Pascal-Lucian Bute light heavyweight showdown in Montreal, RingTV.com’s resident historian Lee Groves profiled the 10 best fights – in terms of story line, historical significance and in-ring action – to take place in the Quebec-province city.
Fans share their opinions on Floyd Mayweather’s next opponent and his Fighter of the Year worthiness, Manny Pacquiao’s pound-for-pound longevity, a mythical matchup between Archie Moore and Bernard Hopkins, and Nonito Donaire’s RING ranking (or lack of) in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!
Bernard Hopkins implied that Saturday night’s clash with Chad Dawson could represent his final professional fight, comparing his career achievements to those of Jackie Robinson, Muhammad Ali and Michael Jordan.