Zab Judah has another date: March 12 against Josh Torres

16
Feb

Zab Judah has another date: March 12 against Josh Torres

After three previous postponements, former undisputed welterweight champion Zab Judah’s latest comeback attempt is against Josh Torres on March 12.

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22
Dec

Dougie’s Monday mailbag

Fans share their thoughts on the close to 2014, their New Year’s wishes for 2015, Al Haymon, Johnny Tapia, the heavyweight division, the Bermane Stiverne-Deontay Wilder fight, mythical matchups, and other boxing subjects in this week’s Monday mailbag. Enjoy!

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15
Dec

Deontay Wilder guarantees Bermane Stiverne won’t go four rounds

In his first major title challenge undefeated heavyweight Deontay Wilder says he’ll stop WBC titlist Bermane Stiverne in four rounds or less.

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12
Dec

Edwin Rodriguez gets first round KO; Errol Spence Jr. eyes title shot

Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook features news on Edwin Rodriguez, Errol Spence Jr. and a new HBO documentary on Johnny Tapia.

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05
Nov

Johnny Tapia documentary premieres Dec. 16 on HBO

A documentary on the life of five-time world champion Johnny Tapia, who passed away in 2012 after a troubled life of addiction and mental illness, will premiere Dec. 16.

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07
Nov

Lem’s latest: Schaefer touts welters

Golden Boy’s Dec. 7 and Dec. 14 shows will feature what Richard Schaefer calls “the best fights that you can make at 147,” including Adrien Broner-Marcos Maidana, Devon Alexander-Shawn Porter, Keith Thurman-Jesus Soto Karass, and Paulie Malignaggi-Zab Judah.

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04
Jan

Remembering boxing’s departed

The sport of boxing lost some of its most colorful characters — including iconic figures such as Emanuel Steward, Carmen Basilio, Angelo Dundee, Teofilo Stevenson, Bert Sugar, Hector Camacho and Johnny Tapia — in 2012.

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02
Jan

Bernstein croons posthumous tribute to Steward, Dundee, Tapia, others

“It just felt very, very personal to me,” said broadcaster Al Bernstein, who sings “What a Wonderful World” in honor of boxing dignitaries such as the late Hall of Fame trainer Emanuel “Manny” Steward during a musical tribute on The Boxing Channel.

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23
Aug

Lem’s latest: Tapia died of heart-related issues

An autopsy has determined that former five-belt, three-division champion Johnny Tapia died of heart problems related to his medication.

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01
Jun

Showtime salutes Tapia

Former three-division titleholder Johnny Tapia, who died earlier this month, fought nine times on Showtime and had been employed by the network earlier this year.

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