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RingTv image The Sinatras and boxing

The Sinatras and boxing

Today is Frank Sinatra’s 100th birthday. Sinatra’s father was a professional fighter. His son shared his love of boxing. (Pictured: the music giant is flanked by two great heavyweights, Jack Dempsey and Joe Louis.)

RingTv image Best I Faced – Muhammad Ali

Best I Faced – Muhammad Ali

In 1975, the reigning heavyweight champion of the world Muhammad Ali revealed to THE RING Magazine the best opponents he had faced in what had already been an extraordinary hall of fame career.

RingTv image The top 10 fights that transcended boxing

The top 10 fights that transcended boxing

Veteran boxing scribe Joe Santoliquito says the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight is one of those rare generational occurrences featuring two boxers that have grabbed the general public’s imagination. With this in mind, the president of the Boxing Writers Assoc. of America takes an unscientific look at the 10 biggest mega-fights in history, based on their event appeal.

RingTv image Dougie’s Monday mailbag

Dougie’s Monday mailbag

Fans share thoughts on Gennady Golovkin’s middleweight title defense against Martin Murray, the British challenger’s merits, and what should be next for GGG in this week’s Monday mailbag; plus rants on Danny Garcia, Billy Joe Saunders, a Tyson-Frazier mythical matchup, and an email from Dougie’s wife.

RingTv image Dougie’s Monday mailbag

Dougie’s Monday mailbag

Fight fans share their thoughts on the upcoming “Mexican Style” card, Jermain Taylor, Canelo Alvarez, Nonito Donaire, Anthony Joshua, and Al Haymon’s pending NBC Sports Net/NBC deal, among other subjects in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!

RingTv image Best I’ve Faced: Joe Bugner

Best I’ve Faced: Joe Bugner

Former heavyweight title challenger Joe Bugner was never embraced by the British media of his day but the 1970s-era contender is one of the best big men to represent the UK. Bugner – who was competitive with Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier – spoke to RingTV.com about the best he faced.

RingTv image Best I’ve Faced: George Chuvalo

Best I’ve Faced: George Chuvalo

George Chuvalo, the perennial 1960s and ‘70s heavyweight contender who fought Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier, George Foreman, among other hall of famers, reminisced about the best fighters he faced with detailed memory and insurmountable pride with RingTV.com

RingTv image Ali-Quarry remembered

Ali-Quarry remembered

Forty-three years ago today, one of the most anticipated comebacks in boxing history began when Muhammad Ali emerged from a 43-month exile to score a three-round TKO over Jerry Quarry. Ali’s return wasn’t just a sporting spectacle it was a social happening that struck at the heart of a deeply divided nation.