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Looking back – Lewis & Khan

Five years ago today and fifteen years back from yesterday were significant dates for British boxing, each for completely different reasons.On March 13th 1999, in a bit to become Britain’s first ever undisputed heavyweight boxing champion, Lennox Lewis put on the line his WBC heavyweight title that he won two years previous against Oliver McCall
Via Ringnews24
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Under Armour’s New ‘Roots Of Fight’ Line Celebrates Boxing’s Most Iconic Fighters

Because every legendary fighter deserves to be celebrated beyond his era, our friends at Roots of Fight have teamed up with Under Armour to create these awesome new shirts that honor the careers of such boxing icons as “Iron” Mike Tyson, Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini, “Smokin’” Joe Frazier, Lennox Lewis and Jack Johnson. And while I’m not sure if there will be a shirt honoring...
Via With Leather
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Under Armour Presents: Roots of Fight – Bloodlines (Video)

Under Armour has released a new line of t-shirts, fleece, and sweatshirts, featuring some of all time greats: Joe Frazier, Jack Johnson, Mike Tyson, Lennox Lewis, and Ray Mancini.  See the entire collection as well as a pretty cool video below  H/T Equniu:
Via Juan Elway
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Can the HBO Vs. Showtime Rivalry Bring Anything to Boxing?

Competition is an important part of increasing word of mouth in the sports world. Even a pseudo-sport like pro wrestling was able to benefit greatly from competition among promotions in the days when there were multiple thriving promotions in America. On that note, boxing in America currently is in the middle of such a competitive battle, but it’s between networks and not promoters...
Via Players View
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Lennox Lewis vs Riddick Bowe, What If?

This fight should have happened. At one point they were the two best heavyweights in the world. The public salivated for the prospect of these two meeting to settle who was # 1. Lennox Lewis wanted it. Riddick Bowe did not,thus this "Super Bout" never materialized.What if Bowe and Lewis did meet ? This would have taken place after Riddick beat Evander Holyfield and Lewis...
Via Ringnews24
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Mansour vs. Price, Thompson vs. Coyne presser photos & quotes

The final press conference for Saturday's NBC Sports Fight Night "Road to Redemption" card this Saturday in Atlantic City was held this afternoon. Check out all of the photos and quotes from the event here. Kathy Duva, Main Events CEO: "We are delighted to be here (Resorts AC) for the final installment of the NBC Sports Network Fight Night of 2013. It...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

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...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
November 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Halloween Hostilities For The Ages

(Jimmy Britt, left, poses with Joe Gans prior to their first bout; via) As air chills and begins to bite, year after year, the boxing "season" tends to heat up. Whatever the reason, the last part of the calendar year tends to be kind to boxing fans. Below are examples of that, and fights that just happened to unfold while the ghouls and zombies were meandering about...
Via The Queensbury Rules
October 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Top 5 favorite knockouts in boxing history

5 of the Greatest Knockouts in the History of Boxing: Some punches have made superstars out of men when you would never have expected it. Some punches have turned superstars into megastars. Some punches have turned a one sided masterclass into a blur of flailing hands. That is the beauty of a knockout in boxing, because it can happen at anytime to anyone and they have the ability...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Lennox Lewis Says He’d Fight Wladimir Klitschko for $100 Million

Lennox claims he was offered $50 million to fight Wladimir, but after saying he would do it, changed his mind and now wants $100 million according to Boxing Scene. “That is my price tag and it is under discussion,” Lewis told the Daily Mail. “I have told them I can be ready in six months and I am in provisional training. “I said at the time that it will take [50 million dollars...
Via BlackSportsOnline
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Lennox Lewis Might Be Paid HOW MUCH To Fight A Klitschko Brother?

(via Getty Image) Lennox Lewis is one of the rare professional fighters who went out on top, as he retired in 2004 with the WBC, IBO, The Ring, QVC, KFC, GOP, LMNOP and A2M heavyweight titles, after he defeated Vitali Klitschko via TKO in his very last fight, way back on June 21, 2003. Ten years later, Lewis is still remembered as one of boxing’s greatest heavyweights, while Klitschko...
Via With Leather
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Klitschko and Tua: Contrasts and the last man standing

When I read last week that David Tua's umpteenth comeback was postponed yet again by a calf injury, I soon found myself reminiscing about the rest of Tua's generation of heavyweights, and pondering where they all stand today. These were the up and comers of the late 1990s and early 2000s. These were the men who marched into contention as the boxers of the Bowe-Holyfield-Lewis...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 12, 2013  |  Discuss

10 action-packed, vintage heavyweight boxing matches on YouTube

Thank you YouTube. Since there are no great heavyweight boxing matches anymore, it is a real treat to go back and look at some that provided use with awesome drama. They tend to get forgotten and deserve a second look. The video quality is quite good for each of the following fights that you can check out any time on YouTube. Muhammad Ali vs. Leon Spinks I, 1978 Spinks had only...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Top 5 controversial TKOs in boxing history

When I went online on Sunday morning, the first thing to greet me was a Yahoo! Sports story about Derek Chisora's controversial stoppage of Malik Scott. The headline was sensational, but the actual event was anti-climactic. The only sensational thing I saw was the headline itself, or other claims that Chisora had won the WBO championship, both obviously the result of the ignorance...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Boxing: What's Next for David Price?

Sam C. CoulterVia David Price TwitterDavid Price v Tony Thompson 2 was billed as redemption for Price following his shock loss earlier on in the year.Price suffered a KO is the 2nd round which many labelled as a freak shot. Price was determined to get an immediate rematch and put the record straight. Thompson on the other hand was hurt by suggestions that the win was a fluke and...
Via Sports Brothers Report
July 14, 2013  |  Discuss

David Price-Tony Thompson weigh-in results & photos: Price says he was complacent last time

This Saturday questions will be answered as will it be repeat or revenge when Tony Thompson takes on David Price in a rematch of Thompson’s shocking 2nd round knockout of Price that took place on February 23rd in the same Echo Arena ring in Liverpool where the first bout took place. Right here, you can find the Thompson vs. Price II weigh-in results, and photos of the fighters...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 05, 2013  |  Discuss

British Beat: Tony Thompson Looks For Quick Encore Against David Price

(David Price, left, Tony Thompson, right)  Lennox Lewis, a buoy for boxers who have succumbed to a one-punch knockout, represents hope for ephemeral heavyweight sensation David Price. Lewis famously overturned Oliver McCall and Hasim Rahman after the American twosome had put him in the mire with startling exhibitions of stuck in the mud. It was perhaps inevitable then that Price...
Via The Queensbury Rules
July 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Maloney: David Price will be a new fighter working with Lennox Lewis

Promoter Frank Maloney has been around a long time and has seen it all. This past February 23rd, he watched with the rest of the boxing world, the shocking upset of his prized fighter David Price (15-1, 13 KO’s) getting stopped in the second round with former two-time world title challenger Tony Thompson’(37-3, 25 KO’s) in Liverpool, England. Maloney who has been in boxing...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Video previews: Tony Thompson vs. David Price rematch

Once at the top of the list of heavyweight prospects and rising contenders, David Price know finds himself in somewhat of a dire position. Tony Thompson shocked him and stopped him in just one round in their first bout, and now their rematch is upcoming. Price needs to win and look good against Thompson in order to restore his status in the sport, and even then, he'll have some...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Best Mike Tyson Interviews of All-Time #2: Mike Pre-Lennox Lewis Fight

Today’s 12:00 PM ranking post brings us to Mike Tyson’s #2 Interview of All-Time: The ‘I’ll f$ck you until you love me’ tirade. Ok – this isn’t really an interview, but it’s special enough to be on this list. Of all the Mike Tyson interviews I’ve posted this week this one scares the living sh$t out of me. This is the most vulgar aggressive I don’t know what you...
Via Unathletic
May 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Jacob Stitch Duran Id Fan Friendly In Brazil

Always good to see the best cut man in the biz getting some well deserved recognition. This guy has been doing it for a long time, props to “Stitch”. Tito Ortiz Fan Friendly Kings Game Overeem Runs Into Lennox Lewis
Via Tito Couture
May 17, 2013  |  Discuss

CANADA HEAVYWEIGHT ROBERT CLEROUX

No doubt the most well known modern day heavyweight from Canada is George Chuvalo. For a while Lennox Lewis claimed Canada as his home. Trevor Berbick made his mark as did Razor Ruddock. Still George is #1. People tend to forget that Chuvalo lost two out of three fights to his equally rugged countryman Robert Cleroux. “Big Bob” was once one fight away from a title shot. An untimely...
Via Streaming Sports Talk
May 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Tyson Fury Makes A Princely Mess Of American Debut

Tyson Fury, the Manchester traveller who represents Ireland as a boxer, delivered such a ham-handed performance on his American debut that it felt almost exploitative. It was an indecorous display that left those deemed associates through living in the same geographical area blushing on his behalf. It felt like packing your children off to relatives for the weekend only to learn...
Via The Queensbury Rules
April 24, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL Draft infused with foreign talent

In his 24 years on the planet, first-round prospect Menelik Watson has tried his hand at several different sports. He was a soccer player as a kid in Manchester, England, rooting on Manchester City over the more popular (and successful) Manchester United. When an ankle injury set him back and a growth spurt sent him forward, he picked up basketball, ultimately earning a scholarship...
Via Fox Sports
April 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Exclusive Interview: Nicholls State P Cory Kemps

  Exclusive NFL Draft Zone Interview with Nicholls State Punter Cory Kemps, who recently worked out for the Indianapolis Colts!   Shaun DePasquale: Thank you for taking the time to speak with me today Cory. Can you tell me where you’re training for the NFL Draft?   Cory Kemps:  Just at home.  Working out at LA Fitness by my house, and practicing at my high school’s football...
Via NFL Draft Zone
April 15, 2013  |  Discuss

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