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.
THE RING’s own Ron Borges, Lee Groves and Gordon Marino will be among the Bernie Award winners who are scheduled to attend the 89th annual Boxing Writers Association of America’s awards dinner, which will take place Thursday at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
Last month’s Mayweather Promotions edition of ShoBox, co-headlined by super middleweights J’Leon Love and Badou Jack, was intended to be a “Money Team” infomercial but it turned out to be anything but, as Lee Groves recalls from his CompuBox seat.
As soon as RingTV.com’s resident Travelin’ Man Lee Groves was settled from his previous CompuBox trip he found himself preparing for the next trip – to Verona, N.Y. for a ShoBox: The New Generation tripleheader topped by J’Leon Love-Vladine Biosse.
Travelin’ Man Lee Groves gives his impressions on last month’s ShoBox card headlined by Hank Lundy’s decision victory over Angelo Santana but highlighted by Jared Robinson’s knocked-out-of-the-ring TKO loss against undefeated prospect Amir Imam.
Thirty five years ago today, Alexis Arguello and Alfredo Escalera managed to exceed the lofty standards established by their first meeting on Jan. 28, 1978, a fight so ferocious that it was dubbed “The Bloody Battle of Bayamon.”
RingTV.com’s Lee Groves gives his ringside CompuBox analysis of Curtis Stevens’ one-round annihilation of Patrick Majewski and Thabiso Mchunu’s unanimous decision victory over Olanrewaju Durodola in part two of his Atlantic City Travelin’ Man Chronicles
In the first of two installments of “The Travelin’ Man Chronicles,” historian/writer/punch-counter Lee Groves relives his trip to Atlantic City to work this past weekend’s card topped by Curtis Stevens’ 46-second destruction of Patrick Majewski.