Larry Holmes says former manager and trainer Richie Giachetti didn’t get the recognition he deserved because of the bigger names around him.
Larry Holmes fondly remembers his former trainer and manager, Richie Giachetti, who died on Wednesday at 75.
It’s been nearly 30 years since championship boxing has been broadcast on NBC in prime time. Former heavyweight champion Larry Holmes fought on that card on May 20, 1985 and shares his experience and thoughts on the sport’s return on Saturday night.
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?
Boxing legends Larry Holmes, Aaron Pryor, Julio Cesar Chavez Sr., Roberto Duran, Erik Morales and Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini attended Thursday night’s 25th annual Fight For Children charity event at The Washington Hilton.
During a Q&A session in Pennsylvania, old rivals Mike Tyson and Larry Holmes recounted their 1988 heavyweight bout, which ended with Holmes on the canvas in the fourth round.
In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, George Groves predicts a definitive victory in his rematch with super middleweight titlist Carl Froch on Saturday.
Tempers flared between the Angelo Santana-Hank Lundy camps at Thursday’s weigh-in for tonight’s lightweight clash on ShoBox: The New Generation from the Wolstein Center in Cleveland, Ohio.
Many boxing historians and those who were lucky enough to be fans during the 1970s when the heavyweight division was loaded with talent consider former contender Earnie Shavers to be the hardest all-time puncher among big men. Shavers and his old rival, Larry Holmes, agree with this designation.
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.”
Part of the crossover appeal of this Saturday’s Floyd Mayweather-Canelo Alvarez showdown is that both fighters are unbeaten in more than 40 bouts. RingTV.com’s resident historian Lee Groves compiled his choice of the 10 most notable clashes between unbeaten fighters. Today, Nos. 10 through 6.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. will be honored as Male Fighter of The Year by the Nevada Hall of Fame on Saturday, where the first inductees wil include Mike Tyson and Sugar Ray Leonard, as well as trainers Eddie Futch and Freddie Roach.
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.