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Tyson vs Mayweather, Anyone?

Mike Tyson and Floyd Mayweather are both itching to put the gloves back on and throw some punches in the ring.  Tyson has announced he will box some exhibitions for charity and Mayweather is organizing a September bout against Adrien Broner. Nobody cares to see Floyd box another Al Haymon ...

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Bo Jackson Wanted To Challenge Mike Tyson

  Mike Tyson was wreaking havoc on the boxing world in 1988, devastating every challenger he faced as the supreme, undefeated Heavyweight champion of the world. There was no other athlete on the planet at the time who was more dominant and sensational than Tyson except perhaps for a spectacular ...

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The Man Who Taught Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams How To Box

A couple of years ago I finally picked up Maria Sharapova’s book “Unstoppable.” It was a superb read with many surprises and highlights. One particular highlight was a photo Maria placed in the book, it was of her at age eight boxing with the renowned Sarasota boxing coach Harold Wilen. ...

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Close Encounters With Donald Trump Book Excerpt

Various boxing world figures share their memories and Close Encounters With Donald Trump, in my 15th book. Mike Tyson (Former Heavyweight Champion): “Listen, I’m a black motherfucker from the poorest town in the country (Brownsville in Brooklyn, NY). I’ve been through a lot in life. And I know Donald Trump. ...

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The teen boxing prodigy who crashed into oblivion

It was 2001, the phone call came in from my good friend in Florida, Mike, a barber and boxing trainer instructing boxing students in his garage and backyard in Sarasota, Florida. “I have a future world champion. His father brought him this week. He has all the qualities, he’s tough, ...

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Mayweather Admits He’s A Coward Fraud

  By Scoop Malinowski Floyd Mayweather has finally admitted on video that he is a coward. “I don’t mind being a rich coward,” said the American boxer in this video. It’s official, from his own lips, Floyd Mayweather was and is a protected fraud, a coward in the face of ...

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Larry Holmes Remembers His Friend Saoul Mamby

  By Scoop Malinowski Larry Holmes turned pro in March 1973 when he decisioned Rodell Dupree in Scranton, PA. His journey from Easton, PA to world Heavyweight champion included stops in Bronx, NY. “Back in ’68, ’69 I used to drive from Easton to the Bronx Gleason’s Gym every day. ...

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Jacobs vs Chavez Jr. Showdown In Phoenix

Two marquee former middleweight champions will duel on Friday night in an intriguing super middleweight showdown  in Phoenix, Arizona. Daniel “Miracle Man” Jacobs (35-3, 29 KOs) and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr (51-3-1, 35 KOs) each lost decisions to Canelo Alvarez and now both are back in the hunt for world ...

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Saoul Mamby Remembers Fighting Roberto Duran

  Saoul Mamby: When I Boxed A Legend… Roberto Duran By Scoop Malinowski Saoul Mamby boxed Duran on May 4, 1976 in Miami Beach, FL in a non-title fight. Duran was 24-years-old and in the midst of his reign as World Lightweight champion. From the Bronx, Mamby was 28, with ...

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Is Joshua vs Ruiz a Business Alliance?

Anthony Joshua is now admitting the Andy Ruiz rematch was a set up for the third fight. Look at this tweet from Matchroom Boxing: “This was about setting up the trilogy. Next time we go blow for blow, we go to f***ing war!” – @anthonyfjoshua Remember, Joshua also spoke just ...

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