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Biofile Pernell Whitaker Interview

    By Scoop Malinowski Status:  World Champion boxer in four weight divisions – lightweight, junior welterweight, welterweight and junior middleweight. Holds record for longest reign as unified lightweight champion (six defenses). Passed away in 2019. Ring record was 40-4-1 with 17 KOs. Ht: 5-6   Wt: 147 DOB:  January 2, ...

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My Interview With Kevin Rooney About Mike Tyson

By Scoop Malinowski Kevin Rooney is one of the most famous figures in modern boxing history because of his important role as the trainer of Iron Mike Tyson, during the former World Heavyweight Champion’s most productive, exciting and devastating years from 1985-1988. A few years ago I had a chance ...

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Biofile Wallace Matthews Interview

  By Scoop Malinowski Status: Former New York Post Columnist, New York Newsday Columnist, New York Daily News Lead Columnist, New York Times reporter, NBC 1988 Olympic boxing analyst and ESPN Talk Show host.  Former President of the Boxing Writer’s Association of America and ring announcer. DOB: January 3, 1957 ...

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Muhammad Ali Admired Gene Tunney’s Innovative Skillset

  Muhammad Ali was not always the most generous in praising the skills of other heavyweight boxers but one he admired was former champion Gene Tunney. Look at these quotes from my book Muhammad Ali: Portrait Of A Champion “If you look at Tunney is where boxing started to get better. ...

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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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