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Muhammad Ali vs. George Foreman, 10/30/74

“You have heard of me since you were young. You’ve been following me since you were a little boy. Now, you must meet me, your master!” 7 more words

Boxing

Gennady Golovkin; Ducked Fighter or Still in Need of Defining Fights?

Who is Golovkin?

Gennady Gennadyevich Golovkin, or “GGG” to many, is the man whose name is on the lips of many boxing fans right now. His rise to some seems sudden, to others watching closer has been gradual, but to all it brings the question of how high can he go? 2,145 more words

Boxing

Miguel Cotto losing cred with some fans

Gennady Golovkin’s crushing victory over Marco Antonio Rubio on Saturday makes one believe that beating Sergio Martinez is one of the worst things to happen to Miguel Cotto. 483 more words

Sports

The King is Dead. Long Live the King

Unlike in team sports, there is no where to hide in boxing. When once great skills are degraded, even a little, even champions can end up being viciously beaten in front of millions of fans. 386 more words

Boxing

The Poetry of Boxing

On the Fourth of July 1910, two boxers met in Reno, Nevada for a world heavyweight title bout. Jim Jeffries, the first of many unsuccessful Great White Hope boxers, came out of retirement and lost to… 173 more words

1920s

Boxer attacks referee at European Youth Championships (video)

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Croatian boxer Vido Loncar attacked a referee who stopped his fight at the European Youth Championships in Zagreb on Monday.

Loncar lost to his Lithuanian opponent by technical knockout but obviously did not agree with the referee’s decision. 94 more words

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