A son of Hall of Fame North Dakota boxer Virgil Hill has traded in his baseball glove for boxing gloves and is set to make his professional debut.
Virgil Hill Jr., 23, is fighting Brent Moorehead of Texas City, Texas, in a World Boxing Federation welterweight bout Friday night at 4 Bears Casino and Lodge near New Town, The Forum and Minot Daily News reported.
The 6-foot, 168-pound...
The IBHOF in Canastota, New York just inducted 3 modern fighters--Arturo Gatti, Virgil Hill, and Myung-Woo Yuh. This is sure to create some heated debate. Gatti and Hill, specifically, provide the perfect microcosm for debating legacies. Analyzing their careers encompasses much of what we split hairs about when analyzing careers.
First off, kudos for the overdue induction of Myung...
Arturo ''Thunder'' Gatti didn't live to see his finest day.
Gatti, who won world championships in two different weight classes, heads the class of 2013 to be inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame. The honor, announced Monday, comes three years after his untimely death.
A native of Calabria, Italy who was raised in Montreal, Gatti retired in 2007...
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December 10, 2012