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Mike Tyson to present for Muhammad Ali at Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame induction

Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson became the latest mega-star to announce that he will attend the third annual Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame’s induction gala, which will take place in eight days, next Saturday, August 8, at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Tyson, a member of the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame’s inaugural class in 2013, will present “The Greatest,” Muhammad Ali...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Smith Takes Ring Tonight Without Muhammad

LAS VEGAS — When Ishe Smith defeated Cornelius Bundrage to capture the IBF super welterweight title in February of 2013, veteran trainer and former light heavyweight champion Eddie Mustafa Muhammad was firmly at his side, celebrating the win of his young fighter. But when he steps in the ring tonight, the familiar face will be replaced by someone else. Smith and Muhammad appear...
Via BadCulture
April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame welcomes 21 new members, including Muhammad Ali & Sugar Ray Robinson

Legendary boxers Muhammad Ali and Sugar Ray Robinson headline the 21-person 2015 Class of Inductees into the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame. It is a star-studded cast which includes many of the finest boxers in the sport’s history. Rich Marotta, the Hall’s founder and chief executive officer, made the announcement Thursday during a news conference at the Roy Jones Jr. Fight Academy...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Muhammad Ali, Sugar Ray Robinson and Lennox Lewis among 2015 Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame inductees

Photo credit: NVBHOF The 2015 Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame list of inductees was released Thursday, headlined by legendary boxers Muhammad Ali and Sugar Ray Robinson. The third class of Hall of Famers were picked in four categories, including: Nevada resident boxers, non-Nevada resident boxers, Pioneers and non-boxer participants. Other inductees include, Lennox Lewis, Felix Trinidad...
Via Fight Hub TV
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Erislandy Lara & Ishe Smith pre-fight quotes

Erisandy Lara squares off against Ishe Smith at the Illusions Theater at the Alamodome in San Antonio Texas, in The Lonestar Battle. Right here, you can find the full set of pre-fight quotes from Lara and Smith. Ishe Smith I just want to thank Mayweather Promotions and Floyd Mayweather for putting me back on this this stage, for getting me back on this stage and just another fight...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Random Classics: Matthew Saad Muhammad Vs. Yaqui Lopez I And II

“War is thus an act of force to compel our enemy to do our will.” – On War, Carl von Clausewitz One of the more notable warriors in the sport of boxing, Matthew Saad Muhammad, had but one will when stepping through the ropes: lay waste to whatever was standing across from him at the opening bell. Not exactly a shrinking violet himself, Alvaro “Yaqui” Lopez nonetheless wasn’t...
Via The Queensbury Rules
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Jan 10 Friday Night Fights: Arash Usmanee back in action, plus Lateef Kayode & Zahir Raheem

On Friday, January 10, "Battle at the Boat 94", a night of high-level professional boxing, will be televised live, worldwide by ESPN in the I-5 Showroom of the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, Washington. In the night's main event, IBF #8-ranked Afghani-Canadian Arash Usmanee (20-1-1, 10 KOs) will face Mexican KO artist Juan Antonio "El Mozo" Rodriguez (25-4, 23 KOs) in a 10-round...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss
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