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Harold Knight Discusses Dillian Whyte

My longtime friend Harold Knight and I reconnected on Facebook after a few years. Harold “The Shadow” Knight was one of the first pro fighters I ever got to see live, in my early years in the late 80s covering boxing for my college newspaper I saw Knight perform in ...

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Harold Knight Discusses Dillian Whyte

My longtime friend Harold Knight and I reconnected on Facebook after a few years. Harold “The Shadow” Knight was one of the first pro fighters I ever got to see live, in my early years in the late 80s covering boxing for my college newspaper I saw Knight perform in ...

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Is Don King trying to entice Mike Tyson to fight Trevor Bryan for WBA Regular belt?

Don King and Mike Tyson had a business lunch last week in Boca Raton, FL. During that meeting it’s highly probably that Don King did try to mention a business proposal to the $16m dollar man (Tyson earned $16m vs Roy Jones in November). Keep in mind, King’s only meal ...

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Biofile Randy Gordon Interview

By Scoop Malinowski STATUS: Former Chairman of New York State Athletic Commission; Former Editor-in-Chief of Ring Magazine, Boxing TV analyst and author. FIRST MEMORY OF BOXING: My maternal grandmother used to say, “As quick as Jack Dempsey.” When I was 10, I asked her, “Who is Jack Dempsey?” She told ...

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Whyte Hunting Wilder Again, Wilder Silent

Dillian Whyte just avenged his KO loss to Alexander Povetkin last week with a stunning revenge KO win, and the bold, battle-hungry Brit is already busy hunting his next opponent. Whyte’s top target once again is the American Deontay Wilder. Former WBC Heavyweight beltholder Wilder has not fought in over ...

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Biofile Joe Dobrian Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Former boxing writer for The Ring, Boxing Illustrated from 1983-1993; author of “Ambitions”, “Willie Wilden”, “Hard-Wired” and “Feldy’s Girl.”http://www.williewilden.com/index.html First memory of boxing: I was four or five years old, and I saw an illustration of a boxing match in The Golden Encyclopedia.  Inspirations as a ...

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Close Encounters With Marvin Hagler

By Scoop Malinowski A portrait of memories of the former middleweight king Marvelous Marvin Hagler who ruled the 160 pound division from 1980-1987… Kelly Ross (North Conway, New Hampshire, friend): Like all of us in North Conway, we all got to meet him , and some of us were lucky ...

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Marvelous Marvin Hagler

By Scoop Malinowski In almost 30 years of covering professional boxing, I never had the fortune to meet Marvin Hagler, to interview Marvin Hagler or to be in the presence of Marvin Hagler. And it will always be a career regret. Marvin Hagler was a beloved champion and one of ...

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Close Encounters With Floyd Patterson

I did a Biofile interview with Floyd Patterson in 1994 which was later published in the magazine Boxing 94. For a gesture of immense gratitude for a former world heavyweight champion giving me, an amateur reporter, a full page interview, I mailed Floyd a copy of the magazine and to ...

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Bob Dylan Knows Boxing

American songwriter Bob Dylan is an expert not only in the art of creating and performing music but also prizefighting. Former WBC Light Heavyweight champion Donny Lalonde had an experience in New York City where he learned about Dylan’s world class boxing acumen. “Bob Dylan was in my corner before ...

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