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RingTv image A tribute to Ken Norton

A tribute to Ken Norton

RingTV.com historian Lee Groves gives a fitting tribute to Ken Norton, who passed away on Wednesday. Groves writes that Norton, who overcame seemingly insurmountable odds in the boxing ring and devastating physical injuries and challenges outside of it, “was a man of uncommon character and perseverance.”

RingTv image They Never Happened – part II

They Never Happened – part II

What would have happened if Mike Tyson fought George Foreman, if Oscar De La Hoya fought Kostya Tszyu or if James Toney fought Gerald McClellan? Here’s a list of 10 elite showdowns that could have taken place at one time but didn’t for various reasons. Anson Wainwright asked three top matchmakers to tell us what might’ve happened if they had.

RingTv image Morrison gone at 44, but not forgotten

Morrison gone at 44, but not forgotten

Tommy Morrison had far more lows than highs during his boxing career and his life, which ended on Sept. 1 at age 44, but “The Duke” will remain a fan favorite because of the excitement he injected into the heavyweight division in the early-to-mid 1990s.

RingTv image Don King turns 81 on Monday

Don King turns 81 on Monday

Promoter Don King, who turns 81 on Aug. 20, invited Pygmies to the “Rumble In The Jungle,” claims to be able to communicate with Floyd Mayweather in “ghetto-ese,” and once killed a man — just a few stories from the life of the man who coined the phrase “Only in America.”

RingTv image 10: Top Boxers with combined Olympic and pro success

10: Top Boxers with combined Olympic and pro success

With the 30th Modern Olympiad in the history books and many of the boxing standouts of the London Games considering professional careers, RingTV.com historian Lee Groves compiled a list of the 10 best boxers who have combined Olympian heights with pro glory.