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RingTv image Diego Corrales-Jose Luis Castillo I remembered

Diego Corrales-Jose Luis Castillo I remembered

It was a war in which bombs were launched; blood was spilled and whose participants were never the same again. Our resident historian Lee Groves remembers the breathtaking spectacle that was Diego Corrales-Jose Luis Castillo I, 10 years later.

RingTv image Remembering Gene Fullmer

Remembering Gene Fullmer

On Tuesday, April 27, 2015, the boxing world lost a legend as two-time middleweight champion Gene “Cyclone” Fullmer passed away at his home in West Jordan, Utah.

RingTv image The Travelin’ Man goes to Brooklyn-part II

The Travelin’ Man goes to Brooklyn-part II

RingTV.com’s resident Travelin’ Man, Lee Groves returned to punch-counting action in Brooklyn, New York for a “ShoBox” event headlined by Frank Galarza-Sheldon Moore. Lee brings us more details of his adventure in part two of his latest journal.

RingTv image Jess Willard-Jack Johnson: 100 years later

Jess Willard-Jack Johnson: 100 years later

Today, April 5, 2015, marks the 100th anniversary of the world heavyweight title bout between Jack Johnson and Jess Willard. With an incredible run-up to the bout between two incredible personalities, our resident historian, Lee Groves looks back.

RingTv image The Travelin’ Man returns to Montreal…again-part II

The Travelin’ Man returns to Montreal…again-part II

RingTV.com’s Lee Groves was on the scene for WBA/IBF/WBO light heavyweight titlist Sergey Kovalev’s defense against Jean Pascal in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. As always, the ‘Travelin’ Man’ provides a front row seat to his unique brand of observation.

RingTv image Julio Cesar Chavez-Meldrick Taylor I remembered

Julio Cesar Chavez-Meldrick Taylor I remembered

There are certain fights throughout boxing history that ignite a visceral reaction from fans due to their disputed outcomes, such as Dempsey-Tunney II and Hagler-Leonard. One such fight took place 25 years ago today when Julio Cesar Chavez and Meldrick Taylor produced a war for the ages that would be overshadowed by one of the most polarizing decisions a referee ever made.

RingTv image Harold Johnson: 1928-2015

Harold Johnson: 1928-2015

RingTV.com’s historian Lee Groves pays tribute to International Boxing Hall of Fame-enshrined former light heavyweight champion Harold Johnson, who passed away on Thursday at age 86. Johnson fought Archie Moore five times and owns victories over fellow hall of famers Ezzard Charles and Jimmy Bivins.