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Ghislain Maduma looking to bounce back from stoppage loss to Kevin Mitchell

His first loss as a professional pales in comparison to the obstacles lightweight contender Ghislain "Mani" Maduma (16-1, 10 KOs) has overcome outside the ring. This past May, 31 in front of 80,000 hostile fans supporting hometown favorite "Mighty" Kevin Mitchell (38-2, 28 KOs) at famed Wembley Stadium in London, Maduma led after 10 rounds on all three judges...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

America finally has a boxing heavyweight we can get behind

(Credit: thesportsquotient.com) I contend the reason many people believe boxing to be a dead sport (although that’s not even close to realistic), is because there has been a lack of legitimate American fighters in the heavyweight division. The division popularized by guys like Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield, George Foreman, Larry Holmes, and Muhammad Ali has declined over the years...
Via Ring Kings
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Review — “Bouts Of Mania: Ali, Frazier, Foreman, And An America On The Ropes”

It seems an eternity since the heavyweight division was relevant. As a teenager in the 1990s, I watched awestruck as Evander Holyfield, Riddick Bowe, Lennox Lewis and a couple of others temporarily loaned each other the title. Back then being the heavyweight champion of the world made you famous, and it was big business. There was a time before that though, when heavyweight boxing...
Via The Queensbury Rules
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Efficient eats for the fit minded

My Top-Six Health Conscious Meals in Under 10 Minutes Eating healthy can seem like such a chore, especially with the busy schedules we all keep. Trimming down and maintaining our health and fitness goals takes commitment and consistency. We have all heard the phrase: “Fail to prepare, prepare to fail.” There is definitely something to this adage. If you enter into every day without...
Via Mile High Sports
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 10 biggest punchers in boxing today

Fight fans have long adored the concussive, one-punch pugilist, one who is able to end a fight in the blink of an eye. Throughout the ages boxing has been littered with such formidable characters from the lowest weight classes all the way up to the heaviest. Names such as Ernie Shavers, Mike Tyson, Julian Jackson, George Foreman, Bob Foster, Tommy Hearns, Sandy Saddler, Archie Moore...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Boxing Legend Jimmy Ellis Dies

Former heavyweight champion, James “Jimmy” Ellis, passed away on Tuesday in a Louisville hospital, reports ABC News. In recent years, Ellis suffered from Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Ellis, who sparred with a young Muhammed Ali, held the WBA heavyweight belt from 1968-1970, before losing the title to Joe Frazier in a unification title match. Both Ellis and Ali trained...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

George Foreman Wants Bernard Hopkins to Retire

Some irony and some truth to Big George’s words to Bernard Hopkins. Here is what he had to say to TMZ. “Leave while you can. When the curtain closes, you don’t want to be laying on your back in the middle of the ring.” When asked what he would say to Hopkins, Foreman told us, “Bernard, you looked great! Fantastic! Isn’t that the way you wanna go out? You looked unbeatable...
Via BlackSportsOnline
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

The week that was in American pro wrestling (Wrestlemania XXX edition)

There is one pro wrestling show that stands above all others, no matter the promotion or country: WrestleMania. Last Sunday, WrestleMania XXX took place and like any WrestleMania, there was plenty to talk about. What made this WrestleMania different from most in recent years is that there was mainstream coverage of the match results that included shout-outs from Woody Page and Tony...
Via Players View
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Brent Bowers has helped Skipp Scott find the true potential of his punching power

Brent Bowers, the long-time chief sparring partner and cornerman for the great George Foreman, says he has helped Houston heavyweight Skipp "Strictly Business" Scott find the true potential of his punching power.Scott (16-1, 10 KOs) will be looking to exert his newly improved power when he faces Gerald "El Gallo Negro" Washington (11-0, 8 KOs) in the 10-round...
Via Ringnews24
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

CAF Champions League action continues this weekend across Africa

A 30-year jinx hangs over Zambians Nkana ahead of a CAF Champions League second-round clash with Egyptian visitors Zamalek this weekend. The clubs have met four times in the African club showpiece and the Cairo ‘White Knights’ have triumphed on aggregate every time. Even a change of competition brought no luck to Nkana as they were eliminated by Zamalek 13 years ago in the...
Via Afrikan Soccer
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Two favorite rounds in boxing history to be remembered: Foreman vs. Lyle; Benn vs. Barkley

Looking Back at Some of the Best Rounds in Boxing History Great fighters are involved in great fights and produce the most memorable rounds of boxing. Sounds like a reasonable statement, but is it really always true? When we think of great rounds of boxing, the first thought that usually comes to mind is Hagler vs Hearns, Round 1. It had everything. Two great fighters, a title at...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

George Foreman’s Son Arrested For Choking Wife (Mugshot)

George Foreman V was arrested over the weekend after the police say he attacked his wife. TMZ had the scoop: According to court documents obtained by TMZ Sports, officials say George the 5th choked Ashley McVea-Figueroa during an altercation on February 2. The documents say George attacked Ashley by “impeding the normal breathing and circulation of the blood … by applying pressure...
Via BlackSportsOnline
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr vs Bryan Vera 2 press conference open to the public

Former World Boxing Council (WBC) middleweight champion and Son of the Legend JULIO CÉSAR CHÁVEZ JR., his opponent, Top-Five contender and tough Texan BRYAN VERA,Houston's former World Lightweight Champion JUAN  DIAZ, Hall of Fame Promoter BOB ARUM, Zanfer Promotions'FERNANDO  BELTRAN, two-time heavyweight champion  GEORGE FOREMAN and ARTHUR PELULLO,President of Banner...
Via Ringnews24
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr vs Bryan Vera II press conference open to the public

Former World Boxing Council (WBC) middleweight champion and Son of the Legend JULIO CÉSAR CHÁVEZ JR., his opponent, Top-Five contender and tough Texan BRYAN VERA,Houston's former World Lightweight Champion JUAN  DIAZ, Hall of Fame Promoter BOB ARUM, Zanfer Promotions'FERNANDO  BELTRAN, two-time heavyweight champion  GEORGE FOREMAN and ARTHUR PELULLO,President of Banner...
Via Ringnews24
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Full Court Press: No.1 Arizona is the Real Deal, Johnny Football’s New Chick, 5 Things to Know About the NFL Today

Click on photo to read more about Arizona’s Big Win As we now begin to start paying attention to college basketball the number one thing to note is that Arizona is legit. Arizona has a legitimate chance to win it all this year. They’re big, athletic, they defend, they can score – they could be better than Louisville was last year. The Press Brittney Palmer’s Slow Motion Web...
Via Unathletic
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

George Foreman III's New Innovation District Gym

District's largest high-tech resident, has decided to throw its weight behind 'The Club by George Foreman III,' the neighborhood's innovative new boxing gym. Part of the company's push for employee health and wellness and greater support for the neighborhood, LogMeIn has provided entrepreneur and gym owner, George Foreman III, with initial sponsorship of the new...
Via Ringnews24
December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Hulk Hogan Speaks Out – His Gimmick Name, Andre & More

Brian Fisher of MSG Networks released a preview and some highlights for Hulk Hogan’s upcoming appearance on MSG’s The Game 365 on Monday, December 16. Missing Out On The George Forman Grill: “George Foreman and I had the same agent. I went to pick my children up early from school…when I came home I checked my answering machine and my agent said ‘hey, Hogan, I’ve got a...
Via TNA Wrestling News
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Hulk Hogan Talks About Andre the Giant, His Hollywood Character, Acting and Lots More

- Brian Fisher of MSG Networks sent the following preview for Hulk Hogan’s appearance on MSG’s The Game 365 this coming Monday:Monday (12/16) at 7:30pm, MSG+ presents an all-new episode of “The Game 365” featuring professional wresting superstar Hulk Hogan. Host Fran Healy visits the “Hulkster” at his new Hogan’s Beach Shop in his hometown of Clearwater, FL to talk...
Via Wrestling-Edge.com
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Hulk Hogan Talks Andre the Giant, His Hollywood Character, More

- Brian Fisher of MSG Networks sent the following preview for Hulk Hogan’s appearance on MSG’s The Game 365 this coming Monday: Monday (12/16) at 7:30pm, MSG+ presents an all-new episode of “The Game 365” featuring professional wresting superstar Hulk Hogan. Host Fran Healy visits the “Hulkster” at his new Hogan’s Beach Shop in his hometown of Clearwater, FL to talk...
Via Wrestle Scoop
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Hulk Hogan Talks About Andre the Giant, His Hollywood Character, Acting and Lots More

Brian Fisher of MSG Networks sent the following preview for Hulk Hogan’s appearance on MSG’s The Game 365 this coming Monday: Monday (12/16) at 7:30pm, MSG+ presents an all-new episode of “The Game 365” featuring professional wresting superstar Hulk Hogan. Host Fran Healy visits the “Hulkster” at his new Hogan’s Beach Shop in his hometown of Clearwater, FL to talk about...
Via AllWrestlingNews.com
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Hulk Hogan Talks About Andre the Giant, His Hollywood Character, Acting and Lots More

- Brian Fisher of MSG Networks sent the following preview for Hulk Hogan's appearance on MSG's The Game 365 this coming Monday: Monday (12/16) at 7:30pm, MSG+ presents an all-new episode of “The Game 365” featuring professional wresting superstar Hulk Hogan. Host Fran Healy visits the “Hulkster” at his new Hogan’s Beach Shop in his hometown of Clearwater, FL to...
Via Ring Side News
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Key & Peele Star In The Latest Epic Rap Battle Of History: Michael Jordan Vs. Muhammad Ali

We’ve made no bones about being HUGE fans of the folks who make the Epic Rap Battles of History videos. And now here’s another reason why: Michael Jordan, as performed by Keegan-Michael Key, vs. Muhammad Ali, as performed by Jordan Peele. It’s predictably hilarious, especially if you like Space Jam slams and George Foreman Grill jokes. Enjoy!
Via With Leather
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Slim Pickens – Down Goes Foreman?

As JB and I sit at our local Starbucks at 4 PM, him in a 2-piece flannel Carolina Panther outfit he just woke up in and me in only my usual loin cloth, we notice that there are some very odd looking people who drink coffee in the middle of the afternoon.  It isn’t just for yuppies and house wives anymore.  Middle schoolers walk in, talking about how badly they need their caffeine...
Via Razzball Basketball
November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

The Greatest Boxing Conference Call Ever as Foreman, Leonard, Duran, Arum, Bradley and Barrera give their opinions

BOB ARUM:  Welcome to the new global age, where fights take place around the world and promotions kick in as if we were still in Las Vegas.  On Thursday and Friday we will have Radio Row broadcasting live from the Palazzo Waterfall Atrium inside The Palazzo Las Vegas resort.  Thirteen national and regional radio shows are participating and we’ll have a whole host of great fighters...
Via Ringnews24
November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Sugar Ray Leonard, Roberto Duran, Foreman, Mancini & more discuss Pacquiao vs. Rios

Some of the biggest stars in boxing history took some time earlier this week to discuss the upcoming Manny Pacquiao vs. Brandon Rios fight. The likes of Sugar Ray Leonard, Roberto Duran, George Foreman, Ray Mancini and Marco Antonio Barrera, for starters. Take a look to see what they had to say on Pacquiao vs. Rios below. BOB ARUM: Welcome to the new global age, where fights take...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
November 15, 2013  |  Discuss
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