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RingTv image A tribute to Ken Norton

A tribute to Ken Norton

RingTV.com historian Lee Groves gives a fitting tribute to Ken Norton, who passed away on Wednesday. Groves writes that Norton, who overcame seemingly insurmountable odds in the boxing ring and devastating physical injuries and challenges outside of it, “was a man of uncommon character and perseverance.”

RingTv image Emile Griffith tribute

Emile Griffith tribute

RingTV.com’s resident historian Lee Groves pays tribute to the amazing life and all-time great boxing career of Emile Griffith, a three-time welterweight king and a two-time middleweight champion who helped define the sport in the 1960s and ‘70s.

RingTv image A tribute to Carmen Basilio

A tribute to Carmen Basilio

Boxing historian Lee Groves pays tribute to the hall-of-fame career and inspirational life of former welterweight and middleweight champion Carmen Basilio, who was as disciplined and principled outside of the ring as he was tough and tenacious inside of it.