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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 A tribute to Ken Norton

A tribute to Ken Norton

RingTV.com historian Lee Groves gives a fitting tribute to Ken Norton, who passed away on Wednesday. Groves writes that Norton, who overcame seemingly insurmountable odds in the boxing ring and devastating physical injuries and challenges outside of it, “was a man of uncommon character and perseverance.”

RingTv image The Rugged Man talks to Ken Norton

The Rugged Man talks to Ken Norton

Ken Norton was a major heavyweight player during the golden age of boxing’s glamour division, the 1970s. The hall of famer spoke with rapper-writer R.A. The Rugged Man about his fights with Muhammad Ali and Larry Holmes, his film career, love life and near-fatal car crash. 

RingTv image Don King turns 81 on Monday

Don King turns 81 on Monday

Promoter Don King, who turns 81 on Aug. 20, invited Pygmies to the “Rumble In The Jungle,” claims to be able to communicate with Floyd Mayweather in “ghetto-ese,” and once killed a man — just a few stories from the life of the man who coined the phrase “Only in America.”