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Fight of the Day: Joe Walcott vs. Rocky Marciano

  Date: September 23, 1952Card: N/AChampionship(s): World Heavyweight Championship (Walcott)Venue: Municipal StadiumLocation: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania    
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June 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Rocky Marciano to be played by Jeremy Renner in new biopic

Boxing movies typically make the best sports movies. This past year, we saw Jake Gyllenhaal in the subpar Southpaw and Michael B. Jordan reach stardom in the wonderful Creed in theaters. Yet Hollywood hasn’t produced that many great boxing movies portraying real-life fighters. Raging Bull (1980) told the Jake LaMotta story, The Fighter (2010) focused on Micky Ward and there are...
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December 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Mayweather beats Berto, claims he is still retiring

49-0. That is now Floyd Mayweather’s record after he beat Andre Berto in decisive fashion Saturday night at MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas. Mayweather won by unanimous decision, with scores of 120-108, 118-110 and 117-111. The match stats show just how impressive Mayweather was. He landed 56 percent of his punches, and he held Berto to only 83 connects. The win ties him with...
Via NESN.com
September 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Is the Andre Berto fight really it for Floyd Mayweather?

Will Saturday’s fight against Andre Berto really be Floyd Mayweather’s final match? That’s the question on everyone’s mind, although Mayweather hasn’t wavered publicly. “Not gonna miss it at all,” Mayweather said, via the Associated Press. “I feel like I’ve been dealt a royal flush.” He added: “My health is more important,” he said. “If you stick around...
Via NESN.com
September 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather-Andre Berto official; will be on Showtime PPV not CBS

In what is being billed as the final fight, but almost certainly won’t be, of his 19-year career, Floyd “Money” Mayweather (48-0, 26 KOs) will face Andre Berto (30-3, 23 KOs) on Saturday, Sept. 12 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Despite initial rumors that Mayweather vs. Berto would be on CBS, the event will indeed by a pay-per-view. Coming off of the Mayweather...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Cesar Cuenca’s lofty unbeaten record & bizarre lack of knockouts 46-0, 2 stoppages

Undefeated No. 1 junior welterweight contender Cesar “El Distinto” Cuenca of Argentina is just three victories shy of tying Rocky Marciano’s hallowed 49-0 record — although it would be ludicrous to compare the two. For one thing, there couldn’t be a wider disparity in quality of competition or the meaning of the fights being fought. For another, at 46-0, Cuenca has somehow...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday: Charley Norkus Victor In Eight Knockdown War With Danny Nardico

Even among boxing’s detractors, there is little doubt that the sport is unique in many ways. Beyond the inherent danger involved in voluntarily getting pasted, and beyond the one-on-one aspect of prizefighting that only a few mainstream sports enjoy, the fact that the result of a fight can never be certain no matter how far ahead one fighter may be is the boxing fan’s opium.Probing...
Via The Queensbury Rules
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Floyd Mayweather will surpass Rocky Marciano’s legendary 49-0

Will it be 50-0 For Floyd Before He Hangs it Up? Floyd Mayweather Jr. will go on to surpass Rocky Marciano’s record of 49-0 and will retire undefeated. Only a robbery, or Mayweather himself, could possibly derail Mayweather from reaching this goal and retiring with a very special place in boxing history. The last boxer to sit on the precipice of this great achievement was Larry...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Happy 72nd birthday Muhammad Ali

The Greatest Turns 72 Today - Rumble Young Man, Rumble: Happy 72nd birthday to Muhammad Ali! Ali was born on January 17, 1942, in Louisville, Kentucky, and from Cassius Clay to the Louisville Lip, Muhammad Ali to the Greatest of All Time, he has been with boxing fans for nearly as long. Need more ways to celebrate Muhammad Ali? Check out our Muhammad Ali record & career...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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