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Biofile Pete Pharaoh Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Former New York City Golden Gloves competitive boxer and boxing photographer/media. DOB: March 2, 1961   Birthplace: Queens, NY First boxing memory: Ali vs Frazier. Boxing heroes: Muhammad Ali and Herbie Hayes. First famous boxer you met: Wilfred Benitez. At Caesars Palace, Las Vegas. First job: Dishwasher ...

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Tennis Greats Who Attended Major Boxing Matches

  By Scoop Malinowski Steffi Graf and Andre Agassi had their first date at the Oscar De La Hoya vs Felix Trinidad world welterweight title fight Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas in 1999. Jimmy Connors and Ilie Nastase both sat ringside at the Muhammad Ali vs Ken Norton III world ...

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All The King’s Men

  By Scoop Malinowski Boxing insiders share their personal memories and anecdotes of one of ring history’s most important figures, the 92 year old Hall of Fame promoter Don King, who is busy promoting his latest show this weekend in Miami, FL… Lloyd Carroll  (Journalist): “I remember Don King being here ...

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Biofile Ricky Hatton Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Three-time world champion. Boxed from 1997-2012. Final pro record is 45-3-2 with 32 KOs.  2005 Ring  Magazine “Fighter of the Year.” DOB: October 6, 1978  In: Manchester, England Boxing Inspirations:  Nigel Benn and Roberto Duran, my hero. He came from the street with nothing and went ...

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Talkin Boxing with Oliver McCall

By Scoop Malinowski   The former WBC Heavyweight champion kindly discusses a range of topics from his career including why he knew he’d KO Lennox Lewis in their first fight in London, England on September 24, 1994; Who hit him the hardest; how much Tyson paid him to spar per ...

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Paul Reubens Two Decade Friendship With Boxer Michael Onello

    By Scoop Malinowski A chance random barber shop encounter ending up becoming an over two decades long friendship. The interesting twist was the barber was a muscular, fit extrovert named Michael Onello, the client was the iconic Hollywood film star and noted introvert Paul Reubens, best known for ...

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The Tyson-Duran-Cus D’Amato-Nino Gonzalez Story

By Scoop Malinowski Yesterday I was told this amazing Mike Tyson-Nino Gonzalez-Cus D’Amato  by Tyson’s best friend Mario Costa… “Years ago, Mike was here at the bar with his pigeons (which are kept in a coop behind Ringside Lounge in Jersey City, NJ). Nino Gonzalez called me. I asked Mike ...

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