Dougie’s Friday mailbag

12
Aug

Dougie’s Friday mailbag

DURAN, KOVALEV-WARD, ETC. Wazzzup Doug-E: Got room for one last summer Brawlbag? Ray Leonard as the Greatest Fighter Still Around? Oh why...

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05
Aug

Who is the greatest fighter alive? No. 5 revealed

The question was raised early this year as a group of knowledgeable boxing people – writers, publicists and others who...

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15
Apr

Marvelous Marvin Hagler recalls “The War” with Thomas Hearns

Rivalries in boxing are often connected to trilogies, but Marvin Hagler’s middleweight title defense against the explosive Thomas Hearns was once in a lifetime sporting theater. No sequel required. Hagler told RingTV.com: “It was the highlight of my career and I give Tommy credit for being the man he was that night. It takes two to tango and both of us made our mark in the history books.”

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15
Apr

Eight minutes of fury: Marvin Hagler-Thomas Hearns 30th anniversary

Thirty years ago today, Marvin Hagler and Thomas Hearns somehow exceeded the extreme expectations created by promoters, fans and media. Their eight minutes of fury was a savage symphony of violence that ended up lifting both victor and vanquished to legendary status.

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30
Nov

Leonard-Benitez and Antuofermo-Hagler I: A memorable night at Caesars

Thirty-five years ago today, boxing observers believed they would witness a rare event – the coronation of two superstars: Sugar Ray Leonard, who was favored to beat WBC welterweight titleholder Wilfredo Benitez, and Marvelous Marvin Hagler, a 4-to-1 choice to unseat undisputed middleweight champion Vito Antuofermo.

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14
Nov

Dougie’s Friday mailbag

Fans share their thoughts and questions about Sergey Kovalev’s future and championship status, undefeated super middleweight Gilberto Ramirez, the meaning of “lineal/linear” champions, mythical matchups involving Kovalev, and much more in this week’s Friday mailbag.

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01
Oct

Sugar Ray Leonard weighs in on the N’Jikam-Stevens matchup

Sugar Ray Leonard is as interested in the Hassan N’dam N’Jikam-Curtis Stevens middleweight matchup as most hardcore fans. The contenders fight tonight in a 12-round IBF eliminator in Santa Monica, Calif. It will be broadcast live on ESPN2, beginning at 9 p.m. ET/ 6 p.m. PT.

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07
Feb

Dougie’s Friday mailbag

Fans continue their feedback on Gennady Golovkin (and who he might fight), plus share their thoughts on James Kirkland, counter punchers and the heavyweight division, among other subjects, in this week’s Friday mailbag.

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27
Dec

Dougie’s Friday mailbag

Fans share their thoughts on the potential big fights of 2014, Floyd Mayweather’s recent Twitter-jabs at Manny Pacquiao, Mayweather’s merits versus Oscar De La Hoya’s, mythical middleweight matchups and more in this week’s Friday mailbag. Enjoy!

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19
Nov

Keith Thurman: Soto Karass a stepping stone to Mayweather

Keith Thurman: “You can doubt me as much as you want, but you are going to watch me throughout my career climb that ladder and reach the destination that I foresaw, and the one that I told you about, and that’s Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather.”

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