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June 9-12 Int’l Boxing Hall of Fame Session, Including Boston Fixture Ron Borges, Will Be Stacked
Worldwide / December 8, 2021
June 9-12 Int’l Boxing Hall of Fame Session, Including Boston Fixture Ron Borges, Will Be Stacked

The Hall call came, and Boston-area scribe Ron Borges reacted quickly after being happily stunned. Exactly what was the ex newspaperman (Boston Globe, Boston Herald) thinking about being part of a solid class, which is topped by three kings of a sort, James Toney, Miguel Cotto and the majestic Roy Jones Jr? “Wow,” the dual

Let Them Fight Three
Worldwide / December 8, 2021
Let Them Fight Three

What is it with men? Let’s face it—they (or we, yes, I’m a guy) control most of the levers in politics, business, and certainly sports. In this country, we have never had a woman President, and hell, Liberia beat us to it. All the business magnates flying into space on penis-shaped rockets have penises, we

Teofimo Lopez Father and Son Stay Aligned, Not Letting Nov. 27 Ending Split Them Apart
Worldwide / December 7, 2021
Teofimo Lopez Father and Son Stay Aligned, Not Letting Nov. 27 Ending Split Them Apart

Teofimo Lopez  Sr told me, a couple days before his son went in against George Kambosos, that this will be it, the last fight at 135 for ‘The Takeover‘ specialist. A day after that, we heard heavy chatter about a Devin Haney v Teofimo Lopez fight–I wrote about it on RING website— which would have

Ring 8 Gala Sunday Spotlights Larry Holmes-Gerry Cooney Battle
Worldwide / December 6, 2021
Ring 8 Gala Sunday Spotlights Larry Holmes-Gerry Cooney Battle

Limited tickets available for this Sunday’s Ring 8 Holiday Event & Awards Ceremony in NY Celebrating 40th anniversary of the Larry Holmes-Gerry Cooney fight NEW YORK (December 6, 2021) – Limited tickets are still available for this Sunday afternoon’s (12:30 p.m. ET – 5:30 p.m. ET) 34th Ring 8 Holiday Event and Awards Ceremony, highlighted

Tommy Fury Pulls Out, No Specific Reason Given, Jake Paul Suggests Vaginitis Is To Blame
Worldwide / December 6, 2021
Tommy Fury Pulls Out, No Specific Reason Given, Jake Paul Suggests Vaginitis Is To Blame

Boxing is used to strange, and this development isn’t STRANGE, but it still raises eyebrows a bit. Tommy Fury, the younger half brother of Tyson Fury, pulled out of his scheduled clash against social media buzz seeker turned part time pugilist Jake Paul on Dec 18, without offering specifics as to what problem or condition

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