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A collection of rare images of Muhammad Ali training

After refusing to be drafted in 1967, Muhammad Ali lost his heavyweight belt and his boxing license was suspended. Fast-forward to 1970 and Ali was in Miami Beach at the legendary 5th Street Gym training for his return. Photographer Al Satterwhite spent sometime with ‘The People’s Champion’ as he trained to fight Jerry Quarry in 1970 and the legendary ‘Fight of the Century’...
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June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

43 Years Ago: Frazier outslugs Quarry in an Epic

    On June 23, 1969 at New York's Madison Square Garden, Joe Frazier met the popular Irish fighter, Jerry Quarry, for the New York State recognized heavyweight title. Back in the day, the New York State Boxing Commission wielded quite a bit of power. Commissioner Edwin Dooley wasted little time stripping Muhammad Ali of his heavyweight title when Ali refused induction into...
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December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Larry Middleton a fighter who never came close to a world title shot

What would you say about a fighter who met the likes of Ken Norton, Ron Lyle, Jimmy Ellis, Jerry Quarry, Oscar Bonevena and Joe Bugner? All boxers who either held or fought for the world’s heavyweight championship. Yet this fighter never came close to a world title shot. You could call him “Hard Luck”. I would call him Larry Middleton.
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December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

What If? Foreman vs Quarry in 1973

Super Fights.. It is a very over used term these days. Some of the PPV “Super Fights” of today would have been nice Saturday afternoon feature bouts on ABC’s Wide World Of Sports in my day.There were several bouts from the late 1960′s to the early 1980′s I wish would have been made. These are bouts that actually had been rumored in the making or someone’s wishful thinking...
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November 02, 2013  |  Discuss
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