George Foreman reputedly once said, “Boxing is like jazz. The better it is the less people appreciate it.” While that’s true in many cases, there are degrees to it. Miles Davis’ “Kind of Blue” is almost universally regarded as the great jazz album of all time, much as Joe Louis is regarded by many as the greatest heavyweight of all time. In either case, you don’t...
It’s often easy to peruse the ledger of great or even just well known fighters and highlight clear turning points in their careers. Quite commonly, the pivotal moments or occurrences are outside of the ring, or obvious. Mike Tyson’s prison stint altered his career in a huge way, Marco Antonio Barrera saw a stylistic shift and boost in evolution against “Prince” Naseem Hamed...
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