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Creed 3: News, views and video

Debut: March 3, 2023Summary: After dominating the boxing world, Adonis has been thriving in his career and family life. When a childhood friend and former boxing prodigy resurfaces, the face off between former friends is more than just a fight. Director: Michael B. JordanWriters: Keenan Coogler...

Lewis vs Bowe: “Lennox was scared of me” (Video)

Let's rewind all of the way back to Fall 1992.Following the incarceration of Mike Tyson a year prior, heavyweight boxing is heating up.Lennox Lewis has just knocked out Razor Ruddock, and Riddick Bowe, two weeks later, upset Evander Holyfield to become the undisputed champion.Olympic rivals and...

Bronco Billy Wright diagnosed with brain illness in 2018

Devastating news. One of my favorite fighters, ‘Bronco’ Billy Wright, was diagnosed with a serious brain illness in 2018. Almost as tragic is the limited media attention he received when the story broke as I'm just learning about it. One of the coolest fighters to have...

Theodore Roosevelt: U.S. President / boxer fought exhibitions in White House?

Today, some hardcore presidential historians are remembering Theodore Roosevelt who was born on this day, October 27, 1858.But the first President Roosevelt was far more than a politician and the 26th chief executive of the United States; He was an author, naturalist, soldier, explorer, and historian.(Images courtesy...

Arturo Gatti nearly killed Gamache: Should weigh-ins be on fight day?

The ControversyOfficial weigh-ins occur the day before a bout, enabling fighters to rehydrate to their actual weight in the 28-32 hours leading up to the bout. Some fighters, like Julio Cesar Chavez Jr, have the process down to a science. While campaigning at middleweight (160 lb limit),...

Boxing nicknames | 40 of the most memorable monikers

Boxers are among the most colorful athletes in the world and, accordingly, have the most creative nicknames. Below is a list of 40 of the greatest nicknames in boxing history: Should we add a few more? Please feel free to add new names in the comments...

Tyson vs Douglas Round 8: No, Mike wasn’t cheated out of victory

The epic February 1990 heavyweight championship fight between Mike Tyson and Buster Douglas resulted in one of the biggest upsets in sports history. Douglas, considered a journeyman of sorts by many, would knock out Tyson who was deemed invincible at the time. How big was the Tyson vs...

Mike Tyson nicknames: Popular monikers during his career

He's one of the most popular, most colorful, and most controversial sports figures in history. Former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson. Why is Mike Tyson so iconic? He cleaned an otherwise dull division during the 1980s and before other legends such as Evander Holyfield, Lennox Lewis, George Foreman, and Riddick...

Tyson vs Douglas odds: Some lost a fortune

In 2020, ESPN premiered a documentary in its 30 For 30 series titled 42 to 1. The documentary is about the epic February 1990 heavyweight championship fight between Mike Tyson and Buster Douglas which resulted in one of the biggest upsets in sports history.Douglas would KO Tyson who was...

Canelo vs Beterbiev not necessarily off the table?

In April 2021, Eddy Reynoso, head trainer of unified super middleweight champion Saúl 'Canelo' Álvarez (57 -2 -2), insisted his team isn’t scared of Artur Beterbiev (18-0), boxing’s fearsome unified light heavyweight champion.At the time, Alvarez was prepping for his May 8 showdown with Billy Joe Saunders. "It's...