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By Scoop Malinowski Al Pacino insisted on taking the lead role as Tony Montana in the 1983 film “Scarface’, although Robert De Niro had been offered it and had turned it down.  For the film, Pacino worked with experts in knife combat, trainers, and world champion boxer Roberto Duran to attain the ...

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Trump May Pardon Jack Johnson

By Scoop Malinowski President Donald Trump Saturday is contemplating a full pardon for boxing’s first black heavyweight champion, Jack Johnson, following urging from actor Sylvester Stallone. Stallone, famous for his role as “Rocky Balboa” in the Rocky movie series contacted Trump and discussed the life story of Johnson. Trump, a ...

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Muhammad Ali vs Bill Cosby

By Scoop Malinowski I recently picked up a book I had never heard of before. It’s called “Running With The Champ: My Forty-Year Friendship with Muhammad Ali” by Tim Shanahan. Shanahan was a medical instruments salesman in Chicago and met Ali in 1975 after inviting Ali to participate in a ...

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Kelly Pavlik Awed By Lomachenko vs Rigondeaux

By Scoop Malinowski According to former World Middleweight champion Kelly Pavlik, Saturday night’s clash of titans could be an ultimate zenith in boxing history. Vasyl Lomachenko vs Guillermo Rigondeaux is as great at is gets in boxing, or perhaps the all time greatest showdown of all fistic showdowns. “I think ...

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Joshua’s Emergence is Killing Wilder

By Scoop Malinowski Al Haymon had it choreographed perfectly. He successfully manufactured Deontay Wilder all the way to an unbeaten record and the WBC Heavyweight title – with nothing but a series of mediocre, handpicked patsies fed to his franchise fighter. Everything was running smoothly and exactly how Haymon orchestrated ...

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War of Words: Hopkins vs De La Hoya

  By Scoop Malinowski   Before his famous super fight with Oscar De La Hoya, Bernard Hopkins, WBC/IBF/WBA Middleweight champion, uttered these “war of words” from his training camp in Miami: “The key to this fight is not going to be power. It is going to be one word…and that ...

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