Bernard Hopkins, Golden Boy support Joe Frazier statue in Philly

03
Apr

Bernard Hopkins, Golden Boy support Joe Frazier statue in Philly

IBF light heavyweight titleholder Bernard Hopkins and Golden Boy Promotions will contribute to fund the completion of the Joe Frazier statue that will stand nine feet tall outside Philadelphia’s sports stadium complex.

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02
Apr

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.

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20
Mar

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

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26
Jan

Ferdie Pacheco recalls Muhammad Ali vs. Joe Frazier II – 40 years later

Dr. Ferdie Pacheco, the personal physician and a cornerman for Muhammad Ali during most of the former heavyweight champ’s legendary career, recalls the often forgotten second meeting between Ali and greatest rival of “The Greatest,” Joe Frazier. Tuesday, Jan. 28, marks the 40th anniversary of “Super Fight II.”

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26
Oct

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.

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13
Sep

Someone’s ‘O’ has got to go: 10 notable fights between unbeaten fighters – Part II

The bottom five of Lee Groves’ 10 list of notable showdowns between unbeaten fighters were Curry-McCrory (10), Calzaghe-Kessler (9), Frazier-Foreman I (8), Holmes-Spinks I (7) and Gomez-Zarate (6). What fights make up the top five? Read on and find out.

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22
Aug

Trainer: Golovkin will have a ‘short night’ vs. Stevens

Gennady Golovkin’s trainer Abel Sanchez says that undefeated WBA middleweight beltholder will make short work of Curtis Stevens should a deal come to fruition for the duo to meet on Nov. 2 on HBO.

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23
May

Lem’s latest: Cotto update; Dawson-Stevenson undercard announced

Miguel Cotto could be closing in on a date for his ring return this year, and the list of possible opponents includes a lot of heavy hitters.

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08
May

The Rugged Man talks to Bob Foster

Rapper-writer R.A. The Rugged Man likes his interviews raw and uncut with no candy coating. Hard-punching former light heavyweight champ Bob Foster, an unapologetic straight shooter in and out of the ring, gave R.A. the kind of Q&A session he enjoys.

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12
Apr

Lem’s latest: BWAA honors Donaire, Garcia, Marquez-Pacquiao

In accepting his award for Fighter of the Year, an emotional Nonito Donaire spoke of coming a long way since being the “small, frail, asthmatic little boy” of his childhood.

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