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Throwback Thursday: Charley Norkus Victor In Eight Knockdown War With Danny Nardico

Even among boxing’s detractors, there is little doubt that the sport is unique in many ways. Beyond the inherent danger involved in voluntarily getting pasted, and beyond the one-on-one aspect of prizefighting that only a few mainstream sports enjoy, the fact that the result of a fight can never be certain no matter how far ahead one fighter may be is the boxing fan’s opium.Probing...
Via The Queensbury Rules
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Today in History: Rocky Marciano vs Ezzard Charles Part One

On June 17, 1954, former World Heavyweight Champion Ezzard Charles was defeated by defending champion Rocky Marciano who took his 47th consecutive victory with a unanimous decision in 15 rounds at Yankees Stadium in New York. Here is a video of highlights from the fight. Marciano came into the fight as a 7-2 favorite. The fight started with Charles taking the first five rounds...
Via Grandstand University
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather will surpass Rocky Marciano’s legendary 49-0

Will it be 50-0 For Floyd Before He Hangs it Up? Floyd Mayweather Jr. will go on to surpass Rocky Marciano’s record of 49-0 and will retire undefeated. Only a robbery, or Mayweather himself, could possibly derail Mayweather from reaching this goal and retiring with a very special place in boxing history. The last boxer to sit on the precipice of this great achievement was Larry...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Happy 72nd birthday Muhammad Ali

The Greatest Turns 72 Today - Rumble Young Man, Rumble: Happy 72nd birthday to Muhammad Ali! Ali was born on January 17, 1942, in Louisville, Kentucky, and from Cassius Clay to the Louisville Lip, Muhammad Ali to the Greatest of All Time, he has been with boxing fans for nearly as long. Need more ways to celebrate Muhammad Ali? Check out our Muhammad Ali record & career...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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