March 23, 2017

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Original Eight Ratings: The Light Heavyweights (161 lbs.-175 lbs.)

  Boxing traditionally has only eight weight classes. This is the fourth installment of my Original Eight Ratings. I have rated the Middleweights, the Welterweights,...

Top 10 Heavyweights of all-time!

10). Gene Tunney-  Tunney made his case for greatness with a nearly unblemished record and his mastery of Jack Dempsey. The argument against him...

Eusebio Pedroza: Duran’s Panamanian Counterpart in Pugilistic Dominance

Panama, birthplace of Roberto “Manos de Piedra” Duran, the former lightweight king and conqueror of a prime “Sugar” Ray Leonard. Mr. Duran, though legendary...

Pound for Pound:Top 25 boxers in the United Kingdom.

Pound-for-Pound: United Kingdom By Jeremiah J. Preisser 25) Josh Warrington A scrappy featherweight with a loyal following, Warrington’s best win is over the lanky Japanese puncher who...

The Greatest Defensive Fighters Ever: Part Two – Nicolino Locche

Dope on the Ropes Boxing photographer George Kalinsky asked Angelo Dundee before Muhammad Ali’s famous “Rumble in the Jungle” match with George Foreman, "Why don't...

Top 10 Irish boxers of all-time!

10). Wayne "The Pocket Rocket" McCullough (27-6-, 18 KOs) McCullough was a whirling dervish of fistic brutality. An accomplished amateur, McCullough would win the silver...

Original Eight Ratings: The Middleweights (148-160 lbs.)

Boxing traditionally has only eight weight classes. As the oldest two of the alphabet sanctioning organizations, the WBA and the WBC, entered the 1970's....

R.I.P Muhammad Ali the Greatest of All-Time!

With the passing of the most known sports figure in history, it seems like a good time to look back at why he was...

Which American Olympic Boxing Team Was the Greatest: 1976 or 1984

I think there is very little to no debate that the two greatest boxing teams in the history of the United States were the...

Mike Tyson: Myth or Legend?

Mike Tyson: Legend or Myth? I hear a lot of younger people nowadays say that Tyson was the “greatest” or at least one of...
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