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“Bronco” Billy Wright still campaigning as 49-year-old heavyweight

49-year old heavyweight "Bronco" Billy Wright (45-4, 36 KOs) is still fighting, and has lofty goals, becoming the oldest heavyweight champion to ever to win a world title. This Saturday November 22, 2014, Wright travels to Bolivia to face Juan Carlos Flores-Choque (14-3, 13 KOs) in a 12-round bout. Just shy of his 50th birthday, Wright feels confident he'll be able to accomplish...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
16 days ago  |  Discuss

40 years later, Hopkins vs. Kovalev evokes memories of ‘The Rumble in the Jungle’

Last week marked the anniversary of a momentous evening in boxing history the  meeting of legendary heavyweights, Muhammad Ali and George Foreman. 40 years ago the pair fought in the stifling heat of Zaire in a fight now immortalized as ‘The Rumble in the Jungle’. It was, in the eyes of many, the greatest performance from boxing’s greatest ever purveyor, as Ali pulled off...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
29 days ago  |  Discuss

AP PHOTOS: A look back at the Rumble in the Jungle

It was 40 years ago that two men met just before dawn on Oct. 30, 1974, to earn $5 million in the Rumble in the Jungle. In one of boxing's most memorable moments, Muhammad Ali stopped the fearsome George Foreman to recapture the heavyweight title in the impoverished African nation of Zaire. The day before the fight in Kinshasa, Foreman and Ali made separate trips to the presidential...
Via AP on Fox
October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

I AM ALI – Official Video Trailer

An intimate and heart-warming look at the man behind the legend – as we’ve never seen Ali before. I AM ALI is told through exclusive, unprecedented access to Ali’s personal archive of ‘audio journals’ combined with touching interviews and testimonials from his inner circle of family and friends, including his daughters, sons, ex-wife and brother, plus legends of the boxing...
Via BlackSportsOnline
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Review — “Bouts Of Mania: Ali, Frazier, Foreman, And An America On The Ropes”

It seems an eternity since the heavyweight division was relevant. As a teenager in the 1990s, I watched awestruck as Evander Holyfield, Riddick Bowe, Lennox Lewis and a couple of others temporarily loaned each other the title. Back then being the heavyweight champion of the world made you famous, and it was big business. There was a time before that though, when heavyweight boxing...
Via The Queensbury Rules
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

George Foreman Wants Bernard Hopkins to Retire

Some irony and some truth to Big George’s words to Bernard Hopkins. Here is what he had to say to TMZ. “Leave while you can. When the curtain closes, you don’t want to be laying on your back in the middle of the ring.” When asked what he would say to Hopkins, Foreman told us, “Bernard, you looked great! Fantastic! Isn’t that the way you wanna go out? You looked unbeatable...
Via BlackSportsOnline
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

George Foreman’s Son Arrested For Choking Wife (Mugshot)

George Foreman V was arrested over the weekend after the police say he attacked his wife. TMZ had the scoop: According to court documents obtained by TMZ Sports, officials say George the 5th choked Ashley McVea-Figueroa during an altercation on February 2. The documents say George attacked Ashley by “impeding the normal breathing and circulation of the blood … by applying pressure...
Via BlackSportsOnline
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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