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Close Encounters With Floyd Patterson

I did a Biofile interview with Floyd Patterson in 1994 which was later published in the magazine Boxing 94. For a gesture of immense gratitude for a former world heavyweight champion giving me, an amateur reporter, a full page interview, I mailed Floyd a copy of the magazine and to ...

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Mike Tyson: The Ultimate Inspiration

By Scoop Malinowski Everybody knows the Mike Tyson story: Rags to riches, Brooklyn ghetto to global icon status, kid criminal to fistic kingpin, youngest heavyweight champ in history, most explosive boxer to ever lace up the gloves. And the world saw his ups and down, highs and lows. The epic ...

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Biofile: Leon Spinks Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Former World Heavyweight Champion in 1978. Boxed professionally from 1977-1995. His ring record is 26-17-3 (14 KOs). Ht: 6-1 Wt: 220 DOB: July 11, 1953 In: St. Louis, Missouri Childhood Hero: Muhammad Ali. Nicknames: Vampire, Neon Leon, Junior. Hobbies/Interests: I like training my sons, time with ...

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