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Mayweather and the 10 best undefeated fighters

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With Mayweather 45-0 and looking as dominant as ever, one begins to wonder if there's anyone on his radar that could truly test him over the final years of his career. If not, where does he rate...

Greatest Knockouts of the 1950s: Part 2

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Jack Slack and Zombie Prophet team up to share with you some of the finest finishes of the 1950s.

Sweet Home Chicago: The Ten Biggest Boxing Matches in Windy City History

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Chicago is not a city that fails to embrace professional sports. So where has boxing gone in the Windy City?

Today in Sports History: August 31st

8/31/1969 - Marciano dies in plane crashRocky Marciano, widely respected as one of the greatest boxers of all time, dies in a plane just outside Newton, Iowa. He was one day shy of his 46th...

Ten of Boxing's Greatest Rematches

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With Juan Manuel Marquez and Juan Diaz, the combatants from 2009's fight of the year, set to do battle again this coming Saturday, it's a good time to take a look at ten of the greatest rematches...

Fighters and Heartbreakers

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Ted Sares is back this afternoon with a look at the way your favorite fighters can often break your heart if you let them.

The Boxing Bulletin History Corner: March 19-25, 1930, 1940 & 1950

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Fight Reports and other stories from the annals of boxing history. In this edition, reports from bouts including Sugar Ray Robinson, Dave Sands, Kid Gavilan, Midget Wolgast, Black Bill, Kid...

Statue of Joe Louis Erected in Alabama

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An eight-foot bronze statue of "The Brown Bomber" Joe Louis will be unveiled Saturday in the International Boxing Hall of Famer’s hometown of LaFayette, Alabama. Residents of the town of approximately 3,000 people managed to raise nearly $60,000 over a span of three years to pay for the sculpture to be built. Read the rest here...

A Tribute to Rocky Marciano’s Legendary Boxing Trainer, Allie Colombo

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By Colin Linneweber of the Boston Boxing Examiner. A tribute to Rocky Marciano’s legendary boxing trainer, Allie Colombo, will be held tomorrow night at Joe Angelo’s Café in Brockton. Both Marciano (49-0, 43 KOs), who retired in 1956 as the only undefeated heavyweight champion in boxing history, and Colombo were born and raised in "The City of Champions" and they became friends at a young age. Read the rest here...

Edwin Valero - A Force to be Reckoned With

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Flaws and all, it's going to take a hell of a good fighter to topple Edwin Valero.

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