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No doubt the most well known heavyweight to come out of Canada is George Chuvalo. For a while Lennox Lewis called it his home and Trevor Berbick made his mark but George is still #1 in Canada. Nevertheless there is a very overlooked heavyweight contender from the 1960′s who at one time was closing in on a world title shot. His name was Robert Cleroux. The fact is that “Big Bob”...
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Mike Tyson plays Nintendo classic 'Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out!!' for first time (VIDEO)

It was a bout 26 years in the making but, former undisputed champion of the world, Mike Tyson was recently given the opportunity to play the 1987 hit game "Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!!" Despite lending his name to the title of the game, 47-year-old Iron Mike had never played the Nintendo classic. When the game was released in 1987, Tyson, then 21, had started a tour...
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Memorable sports moment of the week – ‘Iron’ Mike Tyson wins the heavyweight title by knocking Trevor Berbick onto Queer Street

26 years ago today on November 22, 1986, “Iron” Mike Tyson knocked psychotic Jamaican Trevor Berbick onto Queer Street in the second round to capture the WBC heavyweight belt at the Nevada Hilton Hotel in Las Vegas. Fulfilling a dying … Continue reading →
Via Sports by Colin
November 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Commentary Classics: Trevor Berbick Vs. Mike Tyson

The Scene: Hilton Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A. -- November 22, 1986. Brooklyn-born Mike Tyson, boxing’s newest sensation, entered an HBO-devised heavyweight unification tournament against Jamaican-born WBC titlist Trevor Berbick. Tyson was a prodigious force but untested; Berbick had been in with men like Muhammad Ali, Larry Holmes and Pinklon Thomas. As we join the HBO commentary...
Via The Queensbury Rules
September 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Mike Brudenell: The late Angelo Dundee was a class act

One of Kronk Gym legend Emanuel Steward's most vivid and fondest memories of the late boxing trainer Angelo Dundee was after Muhammad Ali's last fight, in which he was beaten decisively on points by Trevor Berbick in Nassau, the Bahamas, on Dec. 11, 1981.
Via Lions Blog
February 03, 2012  |  Discuss
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