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...
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....
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...
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...
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