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This Day in Boxing History: August

by on Aug.02, 2011, under Guest Columnists, This Day in Boxing

Compiled by Richey S. Jones

August 1,

1901: Pancho Villa born Francisco Guilledo.

1950: Dado Marino W 15 Terry Allen, Honlulu. Wins World Flyweight Title.

1954: Trevor Berbick born. (continue reading…)

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Top 10 Light Heavyweights

by on Apr.02, 2011, under Guest Columnists

by Richey S. Jones (originally published May, 2005)

1. Sam Langford…Just his resume alone makes him an all-time pound for pound contender. Not much in the way of film footage of Langford. I would say that “the Boston Tar Baby” is to boxing what Josh Gibson was to baseball. Forgotten brilliance.

2. Ezzard Charles…I gotta take Mr. Charles via the late round TKO over Mr. Bob Foster. Sorry Constable. Please don’t kick my ass. (continue reading…)

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Top 10 Heavyweights of All Time

by on Apr.02, 2011, under Guest Columnists

by Richey S. Jones (originally published in April, 2005)

1. Muhammad Ali…A no brainer. The Ali that whupped Cleveland Williams would’ve soundly thrashed any heavyweight in history. I also believe that the 32 year old Ali that regained the heavyweight title from Big George also would have defeated any heavyweight, past or present.
 
2. Larry Holmes…Focused and resilience defined. With that wicked jab. In his prime, more than a match for any body’s A-game. If you couldn’t keep him down, you were dead. Remember it took 3 knockdowns for Tyson to knockout a post prime Easton Assassin. (continue reading…)

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This Day in Boxing: April

by on Apr.02, 2011, under Guest Columnists, This Day in Boxing

Compiled by Richey S. Jones

April 1,

1903: Joe Walcott D 20 Billy Woods, Los Angeles. Retains World Welterweight Title.

1910: Owen Moran ND 10 Abe Attell, NYC. Non-title fight.

1921: Beau Jack born Sidney Walker. (continue reading…)

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This Day in Boxing History: February

by on Jan.31, 2011, under This Day in Boxing

Compiled by Richey S. Jones

February 1,

1900: (Terrible) Terry McGovern KO 5 Eddie Santry, Chicago. Retains World Featherweight Title.

1904: Abe Attell KO 5 Harry Forbes, St. Louis. Retains World Featherweight Title.

1923: Irving Ungerman born. (continue reading…)

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