Sonny Upton taking positives out of first fight setback

SONNY UPTON is looking to the likes of Bernard Hopkins, Juan Manual Marquez and Henry Armstrong for inspiration ahead of his second paid fight.Like the legendary world champions, Upton suffered a setback on his professional debut last month, but he hasn't let it dent his confidence and is grateful for the experience.
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December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

In celebration of Henry Armstrong’s 100th birthday: 12-12-12

We celebrate today -- December 12, 2012 -- the 100th birthday of one of the greatest men to don the gloves, a veritable god of the ring:  Henry Armstrong. Born in Columbus, Mississippi, but raised in St. Louis, Missouri, Armstrong's real name was Henry Melody Jackson Jr., and he initially fought as "Melody Jackson".  But the ring nicknames that have stuck are...
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December 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather vs. Henry Armstrong boxing fantasy fight

Armstrong vs. Mayweather: Who Wins? Given the increasing unlikelihood of Manny Pacquiao vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr. (and, anyway, it's gotten pretty stale by now), I've come up with an alternative opponent for "Money" -- one even more worthy than "Pacman":  Henry Armstrong. Here's a look at how a fight between Floyd Mayweather and "Homicide...
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September 26, 2012  |  Discuss

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