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Who’d Have Thunk It? Little-Known Boxers Best Future Pro Greats in Amateurs

by on Feb.10, 2016, under Boxing News

By John Scully

 

Chicago's Al Evans, at left versus Ray Mercer, knocked out a 15 year old Mike Tyson in the Amateurs. (photo courtesy of Youtube.com)

Chicago’s Al Evans, at left versus Ray Mercer, knocked out a 15 year old Mike Tyson in the Amateurs. (photo courtesy of Youtube.com)

Every boxer and trainer who has been in the game long enough can tell you about some guy that the overwhelming majority of boxing fans have never heard of before who has a story to tell. Every superstar boxer in the game knows of some guy from years gone by for whom they great respect. A guy he may have lost to during his formative years. A guy who impressed him with his skills, his talent, his power. Every boxing star wasn’t always the star. Along the way he lost fights to guys who were sharper, faster, stronger and, in some cases, just better.

Not everyone with superior skills and talent sees his way to the top of our game. Like the immensely talented but widely unknown to the masses Earl “The GOAT’ Manigault in basketball, boxing has plenty of guys who once upon a time had a memorable day in the sun that has been long been forgotten about by most. (continue reading…)

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PHOTOS: Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. in California in Advance of Fight with John Duddy

by on Jun.08, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

chavez20jr20workout20100608_003aLOS ANGELES, CA, June 8, 2010 – Undefeated No. 1 contender, son of the legend Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.(L),  Culiacan, Mexico hits the mitts with trainer Freddie Roach at the Wildcard Boxing Club in Hollywood Tuesday for his upcoming rumble against Ireland’s John Duddy. Promoted by Top Rank, in association with Zanfer Promotions and Tecate , “Latin Fury 15″, will be televised on Top Rank Pay-Per-View, Saturday, June 26, from the Alamodome in San Antonio,Texas.  — Photo: Chris Farina – Top Rank, copyright 2010

chavez_dodgers20pitch20100608_001aLOS ANGELES, CA, June 8, 2010 – Undefeated No. 1 contender, son of the legend Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., Culiacan, Mexico throws out the ceremonial first pitch at the Los Angeles Dodgers-St. Louis Cardinals  baseball game Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. Chavez is preparing for his upcoming rumble against Ireland’s John Duddy on Top Rank’s “Latin Fury 15″ show, which will be televised on Top Rank Pay-Per-View, Saturday, June 26 from the Alamodome in San Antonio,Texas.  — Photo: Chris Farina – Top Rank, copyright 2010 (continue reading…)

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PHOTOS: Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and John Duddy in L.A.

by on Apr.27, 2010, under Press Releases

chavez20jr_duddy20la20pc20100427_002aLOS ANGELES, CA, April 27, 2010 – (L-R)  Undefeated No. 1 contender, son of the legend Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., Culiacan, Mexico, and Ireland’s John Duddy pose during a press conference at the Millennium Biltmore Tuesday to announce their upcoming big fight on “Latin Fury 15″, which will be televised on Top Rank Pay-Per-View, Saturday, June 26, from the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.  — Photo: Chris Farina – Top Rank, copyright 2010

chavez20jr_duddy20la20pc20100427_001aLOS ANGELES, CA, April 27, 2010 – ”DYNAMITE TEAM”  —  Undefeated No. 1 contender, son of the legend Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., Culiacan, Mexico, and chief trainer Freddie Roach pose during a press conference at the Millennium Biltmore Tuesday to announce their upcoming big fight against  Ireland’s John Duddy on “Latin Fury 15″, which will be televised on Top Rank Pay-Per-View, Saturday, June 26, from the Alamodome in San Antonio,Texas.  — Photo: Chris Farina – Top Rank, copyright 2010 (continue reading…)

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PHOTO: Duddy Hits L.A.

by on Apr.27, 2010, under Press Releases

duddy20la20arrival20100426_001aLOS ANGELES, CA, April 26, 2010 – Ireland’s John Duddy (L) arrives in Los Angeles with his manager Craig Hamilton (R) Monday night for a press conference at the Millennium Biltmore Tuesday to announce his upcoming big fight against undefeated No. 1 contender, son of the legend Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., Culiacan, Mexico. Chavez Jr. vs Duddy, “Latin Fury 15,” will be televised on Top Rank Pay-Per-View, Saturday, June 26, from the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.  — Photo: Chris Farina – Top Rank, copyright 2010

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PHOTOS: Additional March 13 Undercard Pictures from Dallas Stadium

by on Mar.17, 2010, under Press Releases

sanchez_villa20100313_001aARLINGTON, TEXAS, March 13, 2010 – Salvador Sanchez (L) stops James Villa in the 6th round on Saturday, March 13, at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas.  — Photo: Chris Farina – Top Rank, copyright 2010

screen20100313_8603aaARLINGTON, TEXAS, March 13, 2010 – The largest HD screen in the world, Mitsubishi’s 160-by-72-foot Diamond Vision screen, hangs 60 feet above the ring and shows John Duddy enroute to winning a 10-round unanimous decision over Michael Medina as 50,000 fans wait for the main event between seven-time world champion, “Fighter of the Decade” Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao and Joshua Clottey on Saturday night at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas.  – Photo: Chris Farina – Top Rank, copyright 2010

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