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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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Heavyweight Explosion: Jared Anderson vs Zhan Kossobutskiy Analysis

  A very interesting heavyweight showdown of two very highly regarded undefeated prospects Jared “Big Baby” Anderson vs. Zhan Kossobutskiy of Kazakhstan will be contested in Toledo, Ohio on July 1. Anderson, 23 years old, is 14-0 with 14 KO’s while Kossobutskiy is 34 years old with a 19-0 record ...

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Close Encounters With Jack Dempsey

(Jack Dempsey oil painting by LeRoy Neiman.) By Scoop Malinowski A hundred years ago Jack Dempsey was the world’s Heavyweight Champion and one of the most famous, popular figures on the planet. Today, most people don’t even know who Jack Dempsey was. So I did this collection of memories from ...

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