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BOXING & NEW ORLEANS HISTORICAL

BOXING RETURNS TO FOXWOODS JULY 21st

OLYMPIAN CONWELL ADDED TO NEW ORLEANS CARD

BROADWAY BOXING ASTORIA RESULTS

SMOGER - FROM AMATEUR TO PRO REF

    TOP AMATEUR DAVIS PUSHING WAY TO TOP

WILDER ACCEPTS TERMS FOR EPIC JOSHUA BOUT

VELASCO LOOKING FORWARD TO WAR WITH PROGRAIS

A DAY WITH THE MAYOR OF KIEV

ARCHIVAL INTERVIEW WITH THE CHAMP OF CHAMPS _EMILE GRIFFITH

ITS OFFICIAL - KOVALEV-ALVAREZ IN ATLANTIC CITY

THE GOLDEN AGE OF BOXING ON RADIO AND TELEVISION

LOMA STOPS LINARES IN COMPETITIVE BATTLE

BROADWAY BOXING RESULTS FROM FOXWOODS

BRONER, VARGAS BATTLE TO A DRAW

WILDER OUTLASTS ORTIZ; BROOKLYN ROUNDUP

STEVE ACUNTO 1916-2018

LESPIERRE EDGES MURPHY IN THRILLER

REMEMBERING AL "BLUE" LEWIS

STEVENS HONORED TO BE SELECTED BY NY HALL OF FAME

SPENCE VS. PETERSON POST NOTES

DOUG JONES, 1960's CONTENDER

FIGHTER SPOTLIGHT: DMITRY BIVOL

RAY J. ELSON REMEMBERED

BARRERA - VALERA ADDED AS CO-FEATURE TO MSG CARD

PROSPECTS ROSA AND EVANS HEADLINE SHOBOX

HURD/TROUT HIGHLIGHT BROOKLYN ACTION

"Irish" Danny McALoon

GARCIA OUTWORKS BRONER; MILLER STOPS WASHINGTON

THE FIGHTS RETURN TO LONG ISLANDS NASSAU COLISEUM; LOCAL ROUNDUP

REMEMBERING THE VENUE KNOWN AS "THE GRAVEYARD OF CHAMPIONS"

SPENCE STOPS BROOK, CLAIMS IBF TITLE

BENAVIDEZ PUTS DIVISION ON NOTICE

HOLYFIELD ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF PROMOTION COMPANY

NEW YORK HALL OF FAME HONORS THEIR OWN

JACOBS, AFTER GIANT EFFORT, SNAPS MORAL VICTORY

THURMAN -GARCIA MAKES HISTORY

LEACH CROSS - THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS

THE POLO GROUNDS - A LONG LOST BOXING VENUE

Lionel Canagata -- Lee Canada to Canada Lee

Ivan Baranchyk: An unlikely journey

1970's HEAVYWEIGHT ALFIO RIGHETTI

JACK, DEGALE ENDS IN A DRAW; DAVIS STOPS PEDRAZA

Op: Klitschko -- Career unfulfilled?

COMPUBOX STATS CLEARLY FAVORED KOVALEV

WARD CLIPS KOVALEV; LAS VEGAS ROUND UP

Ballroom Bash Ė Boxing Alive and Well in Davenport

"THE HAWK" AARON PRYOR DEAD AT 61

 BILL BOSSIO, FEATHERWEIGHT CONTENDER

A True Championship - Gonzalez vs. Cuadras

"CHOCOLITO" VS CUADRAS - THE BEST VS THE BEST

BOBBY CHACON 1951-2016

Welterweight Champs who Fought for the Middleweight Championship

"Hands of Stone" A Fight Fans' Delight!

FRAMPTON, SANTA CRUZ DELIVER A CLASSIC

MAX BEAR's FINEST HOUR

THE FIGHT IN RICKY QUILES

70's ITALIAN HEAVYWEIGHT ALFIO RIGHETTI

"KO-JO" JACK OBERMAYER, LONG TIME WRITER

A DOZEN "SUPER FIGHT" DUDS

MUHAMMAD ALIíS FIGHT FOR THE RIGHT TO FIGHT

JESSIE VARGAS AND BOXING FOR THE YOUNG

SHORT ON 70's BANTAMWEIGHT FRANKIE DUARTE 

DAVIS, '76 OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST DEAD AT 59

ROMEO ANAYA AND THAT "CLASSIC FIGHT"

TIM WITHERSPOON - THE CASE OF "TERRIBLE"

THE WAY IT WAS - LOUIS-WALCOTT I and II

HEAVYWEIGHTS; WALTERS & BOXING THOUGHTS

R.I.P. HERSCHEL JACOBS

MATTHEW HILTON; A CAREER UNFULFILLED

FLAGS HALF STAFF FOR CHAMPION BOB FOSTER

ALVAREZ STYMIES COTTO: WRAP-UP IN PICTURES

CRAWFORD - THE NEXT GREAT FIGHTER?

EZZARD CHARLES -- A BOXING LIFE

REVISITING FRAZIER-QUARRY

SHUMENOV WEIGHS IN AT CRUISERWEIGHT

BOOK REVIEW: THE MAN OF STEEL- TONY ZALE

CAREER SHORT OF PAUL PENDER

PBC CHAMPS OFFER PREDICTIONS ON PORTER-BRONER

A DOZEN "SUPER FIGHT" DUDS

INTL HALL OF FAME CLASS INDUCTIONS ON TAP JUNE 10-14th

BOXING 1959 -ONE HECK OF A YEAR!

PAUL BERLENBACH-THE ASTORIA ASSASSIN

BERNSTEIN REFLECTS ON HAGLER-HEARNS 30TH ANNIVERSARY

LEE, QUILLEN BATTLE TO DEADLOCK, GARCIA OUTGUNS PETERSON

TAPIA AND MONOGHAN HEADLINE PRUDENTIAL CENTER

MEDIA PHOTOS FOR BROOKLYN'S CARD ON APRIL 11th

PRIDE OF 1940's YOUNGSTOWN OHIO -- TONY JANIRO

CAREER SHORT OF CLEVELAND's RALPH MONCRIEF

RUN WITH THE CHAMPS 2015

BROADWAY BOXING HITS RYEBROOK; CRUZ, GALARZA VICTORIOUS

ARGUELLO - BEST 130lb EVER?

TWO TITLE BOUTS HIGHLIGHT NBC CARD AT BARCLAYS

1970's FRANCE's JEAN CLAUDE BOUTTIER

KOVALEV PASCAL INTERVIEW QUOTES

REMEMBERING ERNIE TERRELL

DEATH IN VEGAS: A NOVEL BY MARGARET GOODMAN

PACQUIAO-ALGIERI TRANSCRIPT NOTES

CHRONOLOGICAL TIMELINE OF FEMALE BOXING

"AMAZING" KRESKIN IN FEMALE FIGHTERS CORNER

WORDS SPOKEN BY TRUE GENTLEMEN

BOOK REVIEW ; "BECOMING TAZ" BY JEFF BUMPUS

UNDEFEATED GALARZA REFLECTS ON VICTORY

 MEETS THE ULTIMATE WARRIOR

DREAM FIGHT ; PIPINO CUEVAS -VS- ARMANDO MUNIZ

ROJAS RETURNS IN NYC:  BB KINGS FIGHT RESULTS

JOSE LEGRA...SHOULD HE BE IN THE HALL OF FAME ?

HOPKINS TO TAKE ON KRUSHER IN UNIFICATION BOUT

A NIGHT IN WATERLOO; MARKSMEN MAKE THEIR MARK

GGG STOPS GEALE: JENNINGS VICTORIOUS

HYLAND, PROSPECTS VICTORIOUS AT THE BLUES CLUB 

FIGHTERS READY FOR THE BB KING BLUES CLUB

ALVAREZ COPS A SPLIT DECISION IN LAS VEGAS

DEBATE GOES ON --WHY CARLOS WAS "KING"

JOHNNY LIRA - CHICAGO'S BEST

CHUVALO STEPS INTO THE RING AGAIN

THE CASE OF BILLY "DYNAMITE" DOUGLAS

GREAT BRITAIN 1960's and SIR HENRY COOPER

MAIDANA PERFORMANCE NO SURPRISE

JOEY GIAMBRA: MAN WITHOUT A TITLE

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS LAS VEGAS ACTION; RESULTS

FRIDAY FIGHTS RESULTS & CONTROVERSIES

AURA OF EXCITEMENT AWAITS "THE MOMENT"

CANTON'S OBSERVATION OF THE SWEET SCIENCE

UNDEFEATED CRUISERS TO CLASH IN BROOKLYN

HARRY ARROYO; YOUNGSTOWN PRIDE

LEGENDS UNITE AT ROOSEVELT FIELD

JOURNEYMAN PERSONIFIED: TOM "THE BOMB" BETHEA

THE CAREER OF JEFF "CANDY SLIM" MERRITT  

'68 - A CRACK AT THE HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMP- MANUAL RAMOS

Heavyweights Collide in the Fighting City of Philadelphia

CLAY-LISTON REVISITED, 50 YEARS LATER

1970's HEAVYWEIGHT GREGORIO PERALTA

1980's DOUG DEWITT - TRUE GRIT

LADIES STEAL SHOW AT LONG ISLAND CITY

THE MAGIC OF OSCAR "SHOTGUN" ALBARADO

THE CINDERELLA STORY OF "HERCULES"

 CHAMP OF CHAMPS, LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT BOB FOSTER

TALE OF THE TAPE: RAPHAEL PINEDA

THE SHORT OF A JOURNEYMAN - HEAVYWEIGHT JOE ALEXANDER

HONORING THOSE WHO SLUG IT OUT ON THE SILVER SCREEN

TALE OF THE TAPE - CHUCK WEPNER

GOLOVKIN STYMIES STEVENS; NYC RECAP

1960's/1970's a GIANT IN JACK O'HALLORAN

RING 8's TRIBUTE TO THE CHAMP, EMILE GRIFFITH

THE CAREER OF KEN NORTON

RETROSPECT:  LEON SPINKS CHAMP 1978 

MANCINI, BRAMBLE MEET AGAIN AT RING 10 AWARDS

REVISITING HEAVYWEIGHT ADONIS KEN NORTON

STAN "KITTEN" HAYWARD - ONE  OF PHILLY'S TOUGHEST

CONTROVERSIAL RULING LEADS TO OFFICIAL PROTEST

RON LYLE -  1970's POWER PUNCHING HEAVYWEIGHT

BARBADOS JOE WALCOTT; BURYING THE "DEMON"

THE FANTASTIC CAREER OF "EL TOCABLE"

THE TRAGIC STORY OF ESTEBAN DEJESUS

42 YEARS AGO: THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH

A CAREER SHORT OF A HEAVYWEIGHT CALLED "RINGO"

JOSE TORRES - 1960's RETRO OF LIGHTHEAVY CHAMP

CLEVELAND'S RALPH MONCRIEF ; "THE SPOILER"

SHORT ON CAREER OF HEAVYWEIGHT JOSE LUIS GARCIA

REMEMBERING 60's LIGHT HEAVY HENRY HANK

BOXING HEROES 101

HOW 'BOUT THE LITTLE GUYS?

MARQUEZ LEAVES PACMAN SPEECHLESS AFTER 6th RD KO.

AUSTIN LEAVES NO DOUBT IN MATCH WITH COTTO

The Good Son ; The Life Of Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini

THUNDER AT GULFSTREAM

CARMINE BASILIO DEAD; JOURNEY OF THE "ONION FARMER"

VINCENTE SALDIVAR ; A MEXICAN LEGEND

BOXING AND THE STATE OF OHIO

COULD A FOURTH TIME BE A CHARM?

NEAR MASTERPIECE BY MARTINEZ

LENNOX LEWIS VS. RIDDICK BOWE ; WHAT IF ?

BOOK REVIEW: HARD LUCK; THE TRIUMPH & TRAGEDY OF JERRY QUARRY

TALE OF CAREER OF LENNY MANCINI

CAREER SHORT OF HEAVYWEIGHT AL "BLUE" LEWIS

1960's HEAVYWEIGHT NAMED THE "BIG CAT"

WHO'S YOUR DADDY Part II : Monzon- Benvenuti

GREG HAUGEN ; 1980-s LIGHTWEIGHT CHAMP

A BOXER'S TALE OF THE TAPE . . . "ROCKY"  CASTELLANI

A SHORT ON CLEVELAND'S CECIL SHORTS

NEWSWIRE

USA BOXING ANNOUNCES 2018 YOUTH GAMES

GGG OKS CANELO SPLIT -- FINALLY SEPT 15, 2018  

A NIGHT AT THE FIGHTS IN DAVENPORT

CLASS OF 2018 INDUCTED INTO NY HALL OF FAME

POST PRESS CONFERENCE-WILDER 11/4/17

WARD-KOVALEV POST FIGHT PRESSER

REAL DEAL KICKOFFS BOXING PROMOTION BANNER

VIDEO: THURMAN-GARCIA POST PRESSER

SAMPSON ISSUE CHALLENGE -FIGHT MY GUY AT 168!

VIDEO: MAYWEATHER: "BOXING IS A DIRTY BUSINESS"

DEREVYANCHENKO SOUNDS OFF ON CANELO, MONROE, AND ROSADO

NEW BOOK ON PANAMA AL BROWN, BOXING'S FIRST LATINO WORLD CHAMPION

JEWISH CHAMPIONS IN THE GOLDEN AGE OF BOXING  -- MIKE SILVER

SERGIO MARTINEZ -- A MARAVELLA CAREER

FRANK CAPPACCINO, MY LIFE IN BOXING

TODOROV STILL REGRETS DAY IN 1996

THE SHOCKING TALE OF THE LAST MAN TO BEAT MAYWEATHER

A NEW TREND IN BOXING WRITING?

FORMER CHAMP TERRELL PASSES AWAY AT 75

THE RISE AND FALL OF PHILLY'S TYRONE EVERETT

OP: THE GREATEST PRIZEFIGHTER IS NOT THE BEST EVER

10 THINGS YOU DIDN'T KNOW ABOUT MUHAMMAD ALI

ARUM WEIGHS IN ON THE NEW ROC-NATION PROMOTION

PORTER - FALL OF AN AMERICAN STAR

GGG-THE MAKING OF AN INTERNATIONAL SUPERSTAR

ROACH TALKS PACMAN-ALGEIRI/MAYWEATHER-MAIDANA & MORE

MAYWEATHER LOVES NYC, BUT DOESNT FIGHT THERE

TODAYS BOXING BUSINESS -THE NEW YORKER

DOES CANELO HAVE WHAT IT TAKES?

PACQUAIO LOOKS FOR OTHER OPTIONS

ROACH - THE CHOIR BOY SINGS

RUSSIAN ROCKY WINS AGAIN, BUT LOSES

CHAMPIONS WASTELAND - SHOZO SAIJO

DE LA HOYA HONORED AT HALL

DE LA HOYA CHALLENGES HAYMON TO PUT ASIDE EGO

JUDGEMENT DAY IN IOWA

LOOK BACK AT SUGAR RAY /DURAN COMMERCIAL

STEVENSON PUSHED TOUGH BY FONFARA:MONTREAL RESULTS

MIKE ROSSMAN, A FORGOTTEN CHAMPION

BOXERS WHO STOCK HAS SKYROCKETED IN 2014

MAIN EVENT SUIT COULD IMPACT BOXING

WARD CONTRACT RULED VALID TILL 2016

HOPKINS SCHOOLS, PORTER RULES, QUILLEN COOLS IN DC

60's CONTENDER CARTER DEAD AT 76

NYC GOLDEN GLOVES HONORS IT OWN

THE ALLURE OF BOXING's CROSSROAD FIGHTS

THE TAMING OF PAULIE MALIGNAGGI

CLOTTEY DEFEATS MUNDINE DOWN UNDER

MOST CORRUPT NIGHT OF BOXING EVER?

OP: ONCE AGAIN JUDGES GOT IT WRONG

WHEN ROBERTO GOT ROBBED

IS GOLDEN BOY READY TO CRASH?

OSCAR CALLS FOR AN END IN GOLDEN BOY - TOP RANK WAR

SCYPION, 80's CONTENDER AND PORT ARTUR NATIVE, PASSES AWAY

HARDY BEATS FUENTES IN ROSELANDS LAST SHOW

RING 8 PARTY & AWARDS PICTURES

      BEST I'VE EVER FACED JOHN CONTEH  

RANKING BOXING's BORING FIGHTERS

BOXING RANKINGS 2013 -BLH

REFEREE MORTON SUCCUMBS AT 58

MARQUEZ-BRADLEY UNDERCARD: A NIGHT OF FIRSTS

FORMER CHAMP KEN NORTON  PASSES AWAY

THE LOVE AND HATE OF MONEY

CENTURY OLD "BOXING IS DYING" REMAINS

MORRISON, EX HEAVYWEIGHT CONTENDER, DEAD AT 44

 

 

VIDEO CENTRAL

ALI-CHUVALO "The Last Round"

THE BATTLES OF JOE LOUIS AND MAX SCHMELING

CHARLIE BURLEY -- ANALYZING GENIUS

NAPOLES, LOUIS - PRECISION IN THE RING

POUND FOR POUND -SUGAR RAY ROBINSON DOCUMENTARY

ARCHIVES: GEORGE CHUVALO-JOE FRAZIER INTERVIEW

LEONARD - COMMANDER OF THE RING

 


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