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Tyson vs Golota 2000: What REALLY happened

"Everybody just assumed, well here you have a winner and a quitter," Mariola Golota, Andrew's wife, said after the fight. "There was more involved."Tyson vs GolotaOn October 20, 2000, high-profile heavyweight contenders Mike Tyson and Andrew Golota squared off in a high-stakes PPV match-up. The winner would take...

Does Rocky die in Creed 3? Yes and no

Creed 2 (or Rocky 8) has come and gone, and Rocky lives. ... At least for now. In 2018, Sylvester Stallone reprised his role as an aging former boxing champion and mentor/father figure to Adonis Creed (often called Donnie), a top contender. Many of us thought Rocky would...

Mike Tyson: Weight shifts, body changes during career (w/ pics)

Mike Tyson was the youngest man to win the heavyweight title. He was just 20 years old when he defeated Trevor Berbick on November 22, 1986. He's also a fight legend and one of the most popular athletes the world has ever seen. Why is Mike Tyson so iconic?...

Joshua vs Usyk 2: Reaction, odds, predictions, stats & facts

Anthony Joshua vs Oleksandr Usyk 2Division: HeavyweightBroadcast: DAZN Titles: WBA/WBO Heavyweight Titles (Usyk defending)Date: Aug 20, 2022Venue / Location: Jeddah, Saudi ArabiaUndercard | Tickets Oleksandr UsykAnthony JoshuaHeavyweights2BoxRec divisionranking435age32southpawstanceorthodox6′ 3″   /   191cmheight6′ 6″   /   198cm78″   /   198cmreach82″   /   208cm19won240lost20drawn013KOs22...

Canelo vs Golvkin 3: A soft(er) touch for Alvarez?

Did Canelo Alvarez accept the Matchroom deal over the PBC deal because the former offered a ‘soft touch’ in Canelo Alvarez? Former boxing champion Paulie Malignaggi posed the question on ProBox TV recently. He suggested the PBC deal would have had Canelo pitted against Jermell Charlo...

Jack Johnson fought well into his 60s

Are we entering an 'Age of Exhibitions?" Fifty-something fight legends Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr engaged in a high-profile exhibition in November and it was announced yesterday that all-time great Evander Holyfield will face former journeyman Kevin McBride on June 5th in the chief support bout between unified lightweight champion Teofimo Lopez and George Kambosos Jr. So, how...

Jemal Hinton (22-0, 17 KO), who abruptly retired from boxing in ‘92, dead at 51

If you’re over 45 and a hardcore boxing fan, you might remember Jemal Hinton – a supremely talented super bantamweight who fought a bunch of times on national TV and was rising through the ranks until he simply disappeared. Yes, Hinton, who trained at Kronk Gym...

Anthony Joshua: Religion played a role in Saudi Arabia fight?

Diriyah, Saudi Arabia will host the rematch between newly-crowned WBA/WBO/IBF Heavyweight Champion Andy Ruiz and former kingpin Anthony Joshua. Saudi Arabia will reportedly spend as much as £80m ($98 Mil) to stage the rematch and promoter Eddie Hearn received more than £33m ($40 Mil) to bring the fight to...