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Biofile Tim Ryan Interview

    By Scoop Malinowski DOB: May 16, 1939   In: Winnipeg, Manitoba   First Broadcasting Memory: First behind a microphone as a high school junior, hosting  a summer talk-show for teens, sponsored by the Toronto Telegram newspaper, on CFRB Toronto…that led to a summer weekly hour as a disc jockey on CFRB, introducing ...

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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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Biofile: Michael Buffer Interview

By Scoop Malinowski STATUS: Boxing’s premier ring announcer. DOB: November 2, 1944 In: Philadelphia, PA HOBBIES/INTERESTS: “I like to play around with the stereo and equipment…much to the dismay of my wife [smiles]. When I’m home (Encino Hills, CA), I make sure the garden looks great. (Do you play any ...

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Champion Boxers Have To Pay For Title Belts

Boxing has a practice of allowing sanctioning bodies to force boxers who win world titles to have to pay money to buy their belts. Whether it’s a world title, regular title, interim title, diamond belt, whatever, sanctioning bodies like WBA, WBC, IBF, WBO, IBO charge the boxer a fee for ...

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Biofile Rick Glaser Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Professional Boxing Businessman with three decades of worldwide boxing experience. Based in Buffalo, NY suburb Williamsville. DOB: April 17, 1958  In: Buffalo, New York First Boxing Memory: Ali-Frazier 1, March 8, 1971, was 12 years old and by myself to the Bailey Ave Movie Threater to ...

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Kelly Pavlik Interview: “I was relentless”

By Scoop Malinowski Scoop Malinowski:  Hi Kelly. It’s great to see you here (at Madison Square Garden at Lomachenko vs Rigondeaux press conference). I still remember running over to you right after the face off with Taylor at the final New York City press conference and asking you what you ...

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LeRoy Neiman’s Boxing Memories From His Book “All Told”

By Scoop Malinowski Boxing Hall of Famer LeRoy Neiman, the world renowned artist, has been around boxing since childhood days in Minnesota with the famous Gibbons Brothers, to a lifelong friendship and insider access with Muhammad Ali. In his new book “All Told: My Art and Life Among Athletes, Playboys, ...

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