Bill Caplan’s 20 greatest heavyweights

09
Feb

Bill Caplan’s 20 greatest heavyweights

Veteran PR ace Bill Caplan, a man who has been a boxing insider for more than five decades, gives RingTV.com his choice for the 20 best heavyweights of all time.

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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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16
Dec

From THE RING Archives: A unique look at Louis-Schmeling II

Being Christmas, we delve into our archives and look back at arguably the most famous heavyweight title fight in boxing history: Louis-Schmeling II.

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12
Dec

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.)

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09
Nov

Literary Notes: ‘Jack Sharkey’

Thomas Hauser reviews James Curl’s book “Jack Sharkey: A Heavyweight Champion’s Untold Story,” about the underappreciated fighter who finished his career just as Joe Louis was emerging.

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07
Apr

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.

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17
Nov

Dougie’s Monday mailbag

Fans share their thoughts on Wladimir Klitschko’s surprisingly entertaining stoppage of Kubrat Pulev, what might be next for the heavyweight champ, who might have a prayer of beating him, as well as the Manny Pacquiao-Chris Algieri fight, gatekeepers, and mythical matchups in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!

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15
Nov

Wladimir Klitschko shows Kubrat Pulev that he’s the best, but is he great?

Wladimir Klitschko proved again that he is without peer in the heavyweight division by knocking out No. 1 contender Kubrat Pulev on Saturday. Klitschko is the most dominant heavyweight champ since Lennox Lewis, but does he rank among the all-time great big men?

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13
Sep

Commentary: Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s place among the modern greats

RingTV.com editor Doug Fischer shares his thoughts on compiling a list of the 20 greatest boxers since World War II for a story that appears in the October 2014 issue of THE RING and explains why Floyd Mayweather Jr., among other modern-era stars, did not make the cut.

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12
May

The Ring celebrates the 100th anniversary of Joe Louis’ birth

One hundred years ago today Joe Louis, the owner of boxing’s greatest championship reign and the athletic catalyst for racial healing in America during the post-slavery era, was born. His life was one of supreme achievement, personal tumult and enormous influence.

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