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Biofile Michael Marley Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Former newspaper boxing columnist, Vice President/press officer for Don King Productions 1994-1999, boxing manager, attorney. Early Boxing Memory: When I started the International Cassius Clay Fan Club when I was 12. I had members from all different countries. The name of the publication was The Louisville ...

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Dillian Whyte Is Winning The Mental Fight vs Fury

By Scoop Malinowski Vitali Klitschko once said the psychological part of the fight starts long before the first bell. And this week there were a couple of interesting mini battles in the overall war of Dillian Whyte vs Tyson Fury and from my view, both were won by Dillian Whyte. ...

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Close Encounter With Cassius Clay 1962 NYC

By Scoop Malinowski While recently interviewing someone for a tennis related feature about his friendship with Don Budge, this person randomly revealed that he had a close encounter with Muhammad Ali, then Cassius Clay, in New York City in 1961 or 1962. “We were living in New York City and ...

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Biofile Matthew Saad Muhammad

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Former WBC Light Heavyweight Champion 1979-1981. His ring record was 39-16-3 (29 KOs). DOB: August 5, 1954 In: Philadelphia, PA Childhood Heroes: “Muhammad Ali, Joe Louis.” First Boxing Memory: “Well, I started boxing because I didn’t know who my relatives were. I was adopted. I was ...

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Beterbiev trainer implies Canelo is a rigged champion

By Scoop Malinowski Devastating Light Heavyweight Champion Artur Beterbiev wants to be the man to end Canelo Alvarez’s winning streak but his trainer Marc Ramsay warns that they will not play soft or push punches like most of Canelo’s opponents may have. “That [fight with Alvarez] would be interesting on ...

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Biofile Gilberto Ramirez Interview

By Scoop Malinowski   Status: NABF Light Heavyweight Champion. Former WBO Super Middleweight Champion. Pro record is 44-0 (30 knockouts). Next up is the World Light Heavyweight title shot vs Dmitry Bivol in Dubai on November 5. Ht: 6-2 1/2 Wt: 175 DOB: June 19, 1991 In: Mazatlan, Mexico Nicknames: ...

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