Don’t go to the movies if you want to get your facts straight

There is a movie about the 1973 Billie Jean King-Bobby Riggs match soon to be released. But first … Max Baer Jr., best known as the actor who portrayed Jethro Bodine in “The Beverly Hillbillies,” was furious. In the 2005 Ron Howard movie “Cinderella Man” — about heavyweight boxer James J. Braddock, played by Russell...
Via New York Post
July 16, 2017

James J. Braddock’s heavyweight championship belt from win over Max Baer being auctioned off

SCP Auctions is thrilled to announce James J. Braddock’s 1935 Ring Magazine Heavyweight Championship Belt from the famous “Cinderella Man” victory over Max Baer as part of their Winter Premier Auction that runs through Saturday, January 21st. On June 13, 1935, James J. Braddock (the “Cinderella Man”) defeated heavily-favored Max Baer at Madison Square Garden to win the World Heavyweight...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 19, 2017

New boxing book released on Jewish boxing heroes

A new boxing book has been released, entitled Max Baer and Barney Ross: Jewish Heroes of Boxing. This article is a preview of the book from author Jeffrey Sussman. -Editor Many people have asked me why I chose to write the book, Max Baer and Barney Ross: Jewish Heroes of Boxing, which was just published.  It’s a good question. Most people, Jews and non-Jews, have no idea that from...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 04, 2017

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