RingTV.com’s resident Travelin’ Man, Lee Groves makes his annual jaunt to Canastota, New York for a milestone in the International Boxing Hall of Fame’s history: its 25th anniversary. As usual, Lee brings us along for the trip, this time, in a three-part journal.
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.