From THE RING Archives: George Foreman interviewed in 1976

24
Jan

From THE RING Archives: George Foreman interviewed in 1976

On the 40th anniversary of George Foreman’s fifth-round knockout of Ron Lyle we take a look back at a Q&A which was completed only days prior to that classic slugfest.

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08
Aug

FROM THE ARCHIVE: Conclusive

The first time he met Joe Louis in the ring for the heavyweight championship, Arturo Godoy lost a split decision but scored a moral victory by going the distance. Not so in the rematch four months later…

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02
Aug

FROM THE ARCHIVE: Forged by fire

Bob Fitzsimmons fought in hard times (his BoxRec.com professional record includes phrases like “fight to the finish” and “the police intervened”) and he was a hard man, despite appearances…

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15
Jul

FROM THE ARCHIVE: Kiss the sky

It’s hard to say what’s more impressive, the punch from Michael Carbajal or the fact that Miguel Banda survived it…

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09
Jul

FROM THE ARCHIVE: Now and then

The man pictured throwing a punch, former welterweight world champion Ted “Kid” Lewis, fought one man (Jack Britton) 20 times during his pro career, which ended in 1929 with a tally of 232-45-26…

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02
Jul

FROM THE ARCHIVE: To the people

With the massive press tour for Mayweather-Alvarez underway, we present images from another such tour in 1973, when Muhammad Ali’s bus roamed the country to promote his return bout with Ken Norton…

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06
Mar

FROM THE ARCHIVE: And new…

Joe Frazier gained recognition as heavyweight champion of the world after WBA titleholder Jimmy Ellis took a beating from Smokin’ Joe and couldn’t come out for the start of the fifth round on Feb. 16, 1970 at Madison Square Garden…

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16
Jan

FROM THE ARCHIVE: Jinx

Boxing fans might remember Michael Spinks best for lasting only 91 seconds against Mike Tyson in 1988, Spinks’ last fight. They might forget that he was the best light heavyweight of his era…

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27
Nov

FROM THE ARCHIVE: How to

The editors of THE RING attempted in this photograph to explain the immense power of the great Stanley Ketchel, the middleweight champion who fought between 1903 and 1910…

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10
Nov

FROM THE ARCHIVE: Who’s who II

The back of this photo reads, “The Boxing Legends at Fight Night ’94.” Every boxer in the photo — with the exception of George Chuvalo — is in the International Boxing Hall of Fame…

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