The two fights that changed the definition of boxing “greatness”

25
May

The two fights that changed the definition of boxing “greatness”

Thirty-five years ago, Wilfredo Benitez and Alexis Arguello became three-division titleholders, accomplishments that forever altered the definition of boxing greatness.

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16
Jan

American heavyweights: From dominant to afterthought

With Bermane Stiver-Deontay Wilder just a day away, the yearning for an American heavyweight has surfaced once again. In this feature from THE RING Magazine, we break down the top U.S. big men by decade.

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04
Feb

Alexis Arguello-Alfredo Escalera II: a superb second act

Thirty five years ago today, Alexis Arguello and Alfredo Escalera managed to exceed the lofty standards established by their first meeting on Jan. 28, 1978, a fight so ferocious that it was dubbed “The Bloody Battle of Bayamon.”

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25
Oct

Bernard Hopkins and world title history

When Bernard Hopkins steps inside the ring with Karo Murat this Saturday, it will be the 31st world title fight (34th counting THE RING championship) of his extraordinary career. Only one man in history, Julio Cesar Chavez Sr., took part in more world title fights than Hopkins.

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