In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, former three-division titleholder Iran Barkley reveals what really contributed to a recent hospital stay.
Iran Barkley, owner of two victories over Thomas Hearns, was hospitalized on Wednesday with a minor stroke, his niece, Barbara Wilder, told The New York Daily News. Hearns told RingTV.com that he wishes his former rival, now a good friend, a speedy and complete recovery.
Part two of “10 fights that cemented Roberto Duran’s legend,” compiled by RingTV.com’s resident historian Lee Groves, chronicles five of Hands of Stone’s greatest victories, spanning 15 years – from Duran’s pound-for-pound prime to his time as a middle-aged underdog title challenger.
Ageless Hall of Fame ring announcer Michael Buffer will be profiled on HBO’s debut series “Cornered” on March 5.