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Holyfield Happy To See Changes In Old Rival Tyson


By Scoop Malinowski 15 years ago the two gladiators were arch rivals, slugging it out in the infamous “Bite Fight” in Las Vegas in late June 1997. Now Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield are on far friendlier terms. Holyfield attended Tyson’s acclaimed one-man show in Las Vegas in April and ...

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Biofile: Willie Pep Interview


By Scoop Malinowski Status: Boxing Hall of Famer. Former World Featherweight champion. 1922-2008. Birthplace: Middletown, CT Boxing Inspirations: “Lou Ambers, Joe Louis, Tony Canzoneri, Rocky Marciano – we were born in the same month in the same year. Wonderful man. Good friend. We used to go on trips together. I ...

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Biofile: Richie Kates Interview

Status: Former two-time world Light Heavyweight title challenger. Boxed professionally from 1969-1983. Compiled a pro record of 44-6 (23 KOs). Ht: 6-0 Wt: 175 DOB: May 21, 1951 In: Savannah, Georgia First Boxing Memory: “I was fifteen years old when I first started boxing. People didn’t really want me to ...

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Tyson’s Rage Before The Golota Fight

By Scoop Malinowski Mike Tyson was pacing back and forth in his dressing room minutes before he would enter the ring to fight Andrew Golota in Detroit in October 2000. The NBA legend Magic Johnson and the former child actor Emmanuel Lewis were present that night in the dressing room ...

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When Fidel Castro Summoned Roberto Duran To Cuba

A Close Encounter With Cassius Clay-media-1

By Scoop Malinowski Years ago Roberto Duran and his son were in Atlantic City for a Don King blockbuster card, which featured several heavyweight title fights. The younger Duran told me a humorous story about when his dad met, or rather, was forced to meet Fidel Castro in Cuba. “My ...

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Did Desperate Al Haymon Torpedo the Wrong Two Russians?

By Scoop Malinowski In May of this year the highly anticipated WBC Heavyweight showdown between champion Deontay Wilder and mandatory challenger Alexander Povetkin went up in flames shortly after Povetkin tested positive for a trace amount of Meldonium over a week before the fight. Both sides have since sued each ...

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The War of Words: Kovalev vs Ward

  By Scoop Malinowski On the “Boxing Thrill Meter” the super fight clash of titans featuring Sergey Kovalev vs Andre Ward for the Light Heavyweight Championship rates a ten out of ten. Kovalev and Ward are both modern era greats with different, contrasting styles, and there is absolute certainty that ...

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Boycott Canelo

Witness: Golovkin Hurt Canelo Twice in Sparring-media-1

Boycotting the Canelo Alvarez vs Smith pay per view sparring session which will not be won by the handpicked patsy. We all must boycott Canelo and Golden Boy until he faces GENNADY GOLOVKIN.

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Golovkin’s Frustration

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By Scoop Malinowski Gennady Golovkin is the most exciting and buzzed about superstar in the sport of boxing right now. His precisely ruthless violent knockout style is awe-inspiring because of the consistent way it destroys any and every man standing in his path. With his unstoppable and unbeatable wrecking machine ...

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