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60th anniversary of Ralph Tiger Jones upsetting Sugar Ray Robinson, fight on TV this weekend

Fight Network USA will celebrate the 60th anniversary of Ralph "Tiger" Jones' upset of legendary "Sugar" Ray Robinson, by airing their fight this Sunday night as part of its Ultimate Classic Boxing series from 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET. Robinson was a multiple world welterweight and middleweight champion, when there were only eight weight classes, during his illustrious 25-year professional...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 10 upsets in boxing history

Boxing expert and history-buff extraordinairre is back with another one of his great all-time top 10 boxing lists. Here, you can check out Steve Farhood's list of top 10 underdogs who pulled off extraordinary upsets against some of the best fighters in boxing history. The timing for the list is Showtime's upcoming tripleheader, which has been lambasted for a lack of quality fights...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

HBO showcasing boxing documentaries all summer long: Ali vs. Frazier I, Gatti vs. Ward, Klitschko, Joe Louis & Sugar Ray Robinson

HBO Sports presents five of its acclaimed boxing documentaries on consecutive Thursday evenings this summer on HBO2. Featuring HBO Sports’ trademark blend of unseen archival footage, home movies, revealing interviews and unique storytelling, the festival launches June 26 with the powerful ALI-FRAZIER I: ONE NATION… DIVISIBLE and concludes with the celebrated 2013 presentation...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

The Official Queensberry Rules Ruslan Provodnikov Vs. Chris Algieri Drinking Game

Is there anything that goes better with two dudes punching each other in the head than an ice cold beer (or 20)? In that spirit, we’ve put together a drinking game for tonight’s fights to make sure that you stay refreshed and enjoy yourself to the fullest possible extent. Drink whenever anyone on the commentary team says “raw moose liver.” Drink if Max Kellerman makes a...
Via The Queensbury Rules
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Fight Like Sugar Goes 12 Rounds On His T-Shirt Line, Sugar Ray Robinson And The Best Round Ever

Round 1: Everyone has a passion in life, and when you get to know people in this world it doesn’t take much time to figure out what those passions are. Simply put, Paul Navarro knows his ****. When it comes to the fight game, that being of the boxing or the mixed martial arts variety, […]The post Fight Like Sugar Goes 12 Rounds On His T-Shirt Line, Sugar Ray Robinson And The...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Sugar Ray Robinson: Ring legend

If you've heard somebody use the phrase "pound for pound," if you've marveled at an athlete's entourage, if you know who the singer Mark McGrath is, then you know a little something about Sugar Ray Robinson. "He was bigger than life," his son, Ray Robinson Jr., told FOXSports.com this week. "He was everything to me." Muhammad Ali is boxing's greatest political icon, but no boxer...
Via Fox Sports
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather wins BWWA’s 2013 American fighter of the year honors

Floyd Mayweather had one of the best years of his career in 2013 beating Robert Guerrero and Saul “Canelo” Alvarez handily and not only won Fight HubTV’s fighter of the year honors, Money May took home the Boxing Writers’ Association of America Sugar Ray Robinson American Fighter of the Year award as well. Despite having a storied career and never losing in 45 fights, Mayweather...
Via Fight Hub TV
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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