Howard Davis Jr. (1956-2015)

31
Dec

Howard Davis Jr. (1956-2015)

Howard Davis Jr., a 1976 Olympic gold medalist and the Val Barker Award winner of that celebrated boxing tournament, died from lung cancer on Dec. 30 at age 59. Everyone who knew Davis, liked him, and will miss him.

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31
Dec

Howard Davis Jr. passes away at 59

According to reports, one of the greatest American amateur stars in boxing history Howard Davis Jr. has tragically passed away at the age of 59 after a short battle with lung cancer.

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21
Mar

The Travelin’ Man returns to MontrealÔǪagain-part II

RingTV.com’s Lee Groves was on the scene for WBA/IBF/WBO light heavyweight titlist Sergey Kovalev’s defense against Jean Pascal in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. As always, the ‘Travelin’ Man’ provides a front row seat to his unique brand of observation.

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25
Jan

Buddy McGirt next guest on REAL TALK

The first REAL TALK of 2015 will feature former two-division champ Buddy McGirt, who has been one of the sport’s most notable trainers since he retired from fighting in 1997. Send your questions for McGirt to dominicverdin66@gmail.com and the veteran sage will answer them.

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19
Oct

‘Legendary Nights’ offers chance to relive an epic

HBO’s Legendary Nights: The Tale of Gatti-Ward doesn’t offer many new insights, but does an excellent job of rekindling the drama around one of boxing’s greatest trilogies, and of portraying the friendship that evolved between two warriors beyond the ring.

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14
Oct

Lem’s latest: Tarver back as heavyweight on Nov. 26

Former titleholder Antonio Tarver will return from what will have been a 17-month ring absence against Mike Sheppard on Nov. 26.

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28
May

Camp notes for Golovkin

WBA middleweight beltholder Gennady Golovkin on his upcoming defense against Matthew Macklin: “We respect Macklin, but I don’t believe that the strengths that he has shown in the past against previous opponents will have any effect on me.”

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28
May

Camp notes for Macklin

Middleweight contender Matthew Macklin on his upcoming bout with WBA beltholder Gennady Golovkin: “Gennady’s a great fighter but every great fighter hits a bump in the road at some point, and for Gennady, that will come on June 29.”

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04
Mar

Lem’s latest: Broner mum on rivals; Bradley to have say

Golden Boy Promotions has big plans for Adrien Broner’s next fight, which could be a 135-pound unificiation bout with Ricky Burns or a jump to welterweight to face Paulie Malignaggi, but the unbeaten WBC lightweight beltholder won’t discuss his potential opponents.

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25
Feb

Malignaggi: Holt should move to welterweight

Kendall Holt after Friday night’s loss to Lamont Peterson: “My body just wasn’t responding. My body and my mind just weren’t on the same page. My body wanted to do one thing, and my mind said do something else.”

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