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Saunders/Alvarez: The Aftermath

Saunders/Alvarez

Lots are being made of BJS’ not answering the bell for the 9th round last night. Look, I think there’s “quit” as in giving up because you’re not brave, and there’s “quit” because going on isn’t a viable option. I’m going to argue that with Billy Joe, it was option #2. I don’t buy that Saunders isn’t a brave guy. Chickens don’t get into boxing in the first place – never mind into the ring with Canelo Alvarez, of all …

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Canelo Álvarez – The P4P Best Fighter in the World #1

Canelo - The Lb-For-Lb Best Fighter In The World

Canelo Álvarez, the P4P  best fighter in the world, added another belt to his collection, unifying the 168-pound division. A Four-Weight World Champion, at the peak of his powers, who will knock this man off his throne? In his third fight in 140 days, Canelo Álvarez was aiming to unify the 168-pound division with a win over Billy Joe Saunders. This event at the AT&T Stadium in Dallas was the largest indoor boxing event in American history, with a crowd …

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Rocky Marciano – The Brockton Blockbuster

Rocky Marciano

A product of the Army and amateur ranks, Rocky Marciano was born on September 1, 1923. He takes his place alongside Jack Dempsey and Joe Louis as one of the great heavyweights. Rocky Marciano was born and raised in Brockton, Massachusetts, to parents who were immigrants from Italy: when he was about eighteen months old, Rocky Marciano got pneumonia, from which he almost died. When Rocky Marciano grew up he worked as a chute man on delivery trucks for the …

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History of the Great Joe Louis | The Brown Bomber

Joe Louis

The era of the Brown Bomber, Joe Louis was one of the greatest and most colourful boxers to grace the sport. Only Jack Dempsey since the gloves era got underway compared to him in popularity and ability. This Alabama born boxer who first saw the light of day on May 13th, 1914 and whose father, “Mun” Barrow, was a cotton picker, was a pugilistic symphony with a tempo geared to bring him across the ring with all the grace of …

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“And New Undisputed Super Middleweight Champion of the World, Billy Joe Saunders!” Not Bloody Likely!

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Tonight, May 8, 2021, the UK’s Billy Joe Saunders will climb through the ropes to face the unenviable task of trying to defeat the consensus pound-for-pound best fighter in the world, Mexico’s Saul “Canelo” Alvarez. It’s been a while since any “real” fight has generated this much public interest. Boxing’s become a bit of a circus lately, with non-boxers and long-retired pugilists getting the lion’s share of the public’s attention with what amount to little more than exhibition bouts. “Boxing” …

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The Greatest Chins in Boxing History

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In Boxing, you would have to endure punches that would make a mortal man crumble. But these fighters are not just mere men. They are legends! Some very strong men with herculean strength have graced the ring in the past. They were able to take punches that would make an opponent lose consciousness. Some fighters were scary tough when it comes to taking punches and quite a several them too. So, who had the greatest chin in the boxing history? …

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Jack Dempsey | The Manassa Mauler | Bio, Record, Fun & Facts

Jack Dempsey

In every sport star, there emerges one person who stands out so prominently that he is referred to as “The Idol.” Such as a man was Jack Dempsey in boxing. While in there tossing punches, he was one of the most spectacular heavyweights since John L Sullivan. Jack Dempsey was one of the toughest heavyweights in the world. He was born William Harrison Dempsey, in Manassa, Colorado, on 24th June 1895. He grew up in Colorado, West Virginia, and Utah, …

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