Whisper it quietly…heavyweight boxing may soon be on the rise

Hope for the Heavyweights Yet? October 1st, 1993, I was a month shy of my 10th birthday. I remember it like yesterday. We were all huddled round the TV, cheering and chanting as 28-year-old Lennox Lewis delivered a huge left hook which rocked Frank Bruno. Lewis proceeded to unload flurry of punches and referee Micky Vann intervened and stopped the fight. The Lion had retained his...
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November 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Memorable sports moment of the week – Mike Tyson batters Frank Bruno to regain the WBC heavyweight belt

Roughly 12 months after returning to the streets, “Iron” Mike Tyson battered Brit Frank Bruno in three rounds to regain the WBC heavyweight belt at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas 17 years ago today on March 16, 1996. Tyson (50-6-0-2, 44 KOs), who remains at 20 the youngest man to ever win the WBC, WBA and IBF world heavyweight titles, was convicted in an Indianapolis courthouse of...
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March 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Best Vegas Sportsbooks For March Madness

Welcome to Vegas Week on Busted Coverage, where we celebrate blowing through money on gambling, booze and boobs. There’s a good chance 99.9% of you have been to Vegas more than one time so we’ll try to keep the week interesting. We’ll have our Vegas resident expert, Trevor in Nevada, along to provide insider details on where you should be blowing your money on booze and gambling...
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March 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Boswell eyes American heavyweight dream

Cedric Boswell is looking to become the first American boxer in five years to hold any of the major world heavyweight belts when he meets WBA champion Alexander Povetkin on Saturday. The 42-year-old Boswell has won 14 successive fights since the only loss of his career to Jameel McCline in 2003. The only win of note since then was a 10-round decision over then-45-year-old Oliver...
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December 02, 2011  |  Discuss
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