Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 10/18/14
The hard-hitting weekly 3 punch combo is back, and boxing has been on a roll over the past few weeks, with a loaded calendar and multiple fight cards every weekend. This past weekend, we saw some confusing Compubox stats with the Nonito Donaire vs. Jeffrey Mathebula fight, the rise of heavyweight prospect Magomed "Mago" Abdusalamov on a Friday Night Fights appearance and more. But first, we start off with some sad news, the passing of Jimmy Bivins. The Passing of Jimmy Bivins Last week the sport of boxing lost Jimmy Bivins, who died at the age of 92 in Cleveland, OH.  Bivins was born in Georgia in 1919.  His family moved to Cleveland when he was three and he always considered himself as having been a native Clevelander. Bivins, nicknamed the “Cleveland Spider-Man”, turned pro at the famed Public Hall in Cleveland, OH on January 15, 1940 with a 2nd round TKO victory over Emory Morgan.  He would go on to fight for fifteen years and amassed a professional record of 86-25-1 fighting a...
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