From THE RING Archives: A unique look at Louis-Schmeling II

16
Dec

From THE RING Archives: A unique look at Louis-Schmeling II

Being Christmas, we delve into our archives and look back at arguably the most famous heavyweight title fight in boxing history: Louis-Schmeling II.

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09
Nov

Literary Notes: ‘Jack Sharkey’

Thomas Hauser reviews James Curl’s book “Jack Sharkey: A Heavyweight Champion’s Untold Story,” about the underappreciated fighter who finished his career just as Joe Louis was emerging.

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12
May

The Ring celebrates the 100th anniversary of Joe Louis’ birth

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.

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