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Biofile J. Russell Peltz Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Hall of Fame boxing promoter. Inducted in 2004. DOB: December 9, 1946  In: Philadelphia, PA Last book read: The River Of No Return by Cleveland Sellers. Favorite sport outside boxing:  College basketball Greatest career moment:  Bennie Briscoe’s 5th-round knockout of Tony Mundine in 1974 in Paris. ...

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Bernard Hopkins: Nobody Did It Better

By Scoop Malinowski Bernard Hopkins is the greatest fighter I ever saw. Not the most exciting, no. But the smartest and most dedicated. Until the age of FIFTY he stayed at the world elite class level and still never took a beating. He did not possess extraordinary handspeed or punching ...

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Biofile: Danny Garcia Interview

  By Scoop Malinowski Status: Former Three-time world champion. Two division champion. Record is 36-2 (21 KO’s). Ht: 5-9  Wt: 147 DOB: March 20, 1988  In: Philadelphia, PA First Boxing Memory:  “Walking into the boxing gym – Harrowgate Boxing Club – ten years old.” Boxing Inspiration:  “My family.” Nicknames: “Swift ...

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Biofile: Joe Frazier Interview

Status: Former World Heavyweight champion and 1964 Olympic gold medalist. His final ring record is 32-4-1, 27 KO’s. Ht: 5-11 1/2 Wt: 215 DOB: January 12, 1944 In: Beaufort, South Carolina Childhood Hero: “My father (Ruben).” Hobbies/Interests: “CB radios – at one time. Shooting guns, rifles, at targets.” Nicknames: “Billy, ...

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