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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 Michael Dokes Interview

    By Scoop Malinowski Status: Former WBA Heavyweight Champion. Professional boxer from 1976-1997. Final record is 53-6-2 (33 KOs). Ht: 6-3   Wt: 238 DOB: August 10, 1958  (Died August 11, 2012) In: Akron, Ohio Childhood Heroes:  Muhammad Ali – a favorite of mine, of course. Martin Luther King – ...

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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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Biofile John Scully Interview

  By Scoop Malinowski Status: Boxing trainer, ESPN Classic TV commentator, Boxing News magazine columnist, and former three-time world title challenger. Also a respected philanthropist who raises funds to help former boxers in need of assistance. Ht: 5-11 Wt: 185 DOB: July 28, 1967 In: Hartford, CT Childhood Heroes: Lynn ...

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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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