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RingTv image The Jewish Golden Age

The Jewish Golden Age

Mike Silver’s book “Stars in the Ring” recalls a time when boxing was at its peak and Jewish fighters were a major force in the sport.

RingTv image Howard Davis Jr. (1956–2015)

Howard Davis Jr. (1956–2015)

Howard Davis Jr., a 1976 Olympic gold medalist and the Val Barker Award winner of that celebrated boxing tournament, died from lung cancer on Dec. 30 at age 59. Everyone who knew Davis, liked him, and will miss him.

RingTv image A parable for Roy Jones Jr.

A parable for Roy Jones Jr.

Roy Jones Jr. was stopped in four rounds by Enzo Maccarinelli, a fighter who has suffered his share of knockout losses, on Saturday in Russia. Thomas Hauser has a message for the former pound-for-pound king.

RingTv image The Sinatras and boxing

The Sinatras and boxing

Today is Frank Sinatra’s 100th birthday. Sinatra’s father was a professional fighter. His son shared his love of boxing. (Pictured: the music giant is flanked by two great heavyweights, Jack Dempsey and Joe Louis.)

RingTv image Miguel Cotto: The professional

Miguel Cotto: The professional

Thomas Hauser was in Miguel Cotto’s dressing room the night he fought Canelo Alvarez and viewed the event through the prism of Team Cotto. Here is his report.