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Boxing Great Pernell ‘Sweet Pea’ Whitaker Dies
July 18, 2019
Pernell “Sweet Pea” Whitaker’s illustrious International Boxing Hall of Fame journey to stardom was launched in Los Angeles at 1984 Olympic Games where he captured Gold as a member of arguably the greatest Olympic boxing team ever. His life came to a tragic end on Sunday July 15th in Virginia Beach about 18 miles from his birthplace of Norfolk, VA. He was 55. ... read more »
Ruiz stuns Joshua for heavyweight title at MSG
June 6, 2019
Andy Ruiz Jr. had six weeks to prepare for the fight of his life. He’ll have a lifetime to celebrate one of boxing’s biggest heavyweight stunners. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: May 23, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
May 23, 2019
    On this day May 23, 1954, Marvelous Marvin Hagler, who was the undisputed middleweight champion for nearly 7 years, was born. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
George Foreman’s daughter died by suicide, autopsy finds
March 14, 2019
The Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences listed her official cause of death on its website. ... read more »
Pacquiao Dominates in Retaining Title Against Broner
January 20, 2019
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Manny Pacquiao showed Saturday night he’s still got plenty of fight for a fighter on the wrong side of 40. Whether Pacquiao’s dominating win over Adrien Broner gets him a rematch with Floyd Mayweather, ... read more »
Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury Fight Invigorates Boxing with Controversial Draw Decision
December 4, 2018
Tyson Fury, the 256½-pound Englishman, was laid out on his back panting as Deontay Wilder engaged in a victory dance in the twelfth round of their match at Staples Center on Saturday night. The fight was over by knockout, or so the world thought. As the referee counted, Fury got up. The crowd collectively gasped. ... read more »
Shane Mosley Jr. Loses to Brandon Adams in “The Contender” Season Finale
November 21, 2018
The boxing competition series “The Contender” concluded its fifth season with a live boxing Championship match at the Forum in Inglewood. ... read more »
Brian Custer Knows How to Knockout Prostate Cancer
July 4, 2018
Custer uses his experiences to bring awareness of prostate cancer and how to prevent it. He has partnered up with the Prostate Cancer Foundation to share his story. ... read more »
Decorated Boxing Referees File Claim Against California State Athletic Commission 
June 21, 2018
Minority boxing officials are filing a civil rights claim against the State Boxing Commission alleging that they are conducting discriminatory practices. Three Hall of Fame officials came forward to explain how the Commission did not assign as many championship fights to them compared to their White counterparts. ... read more »
Success On “The Way”… Ask Dr. Jeanette: Black Jack Johnson Free At Last!!!!
June 6, 2018
After a lifetime of boxing the world, “the Galveston Giant, John Arthur Johnson was posthumously pardoned 105 years after ... read more »
Trump pardons late boxer Jack Johnson a century later
May 31, 2018
President Donald Trump has granted a rare posthumous pardon to boxing's first black heavyweight champion, clearing Jack Johnson's name more than 100 years after what many see as his racially charged conviction. ... read more »
Pro Boxer Ronald Mixon Aims to Redeem Himself in Boxing Match
September 28, 2017
On Friday, September 29, Mixon will fight Adrian Taylor in Dallas, Texas. The bout will be televised on beIN Sports. ... read more »
Bernard Hopkins Takes on Joe Smith in his Final Fight
December 17, 2016
Hopkins has many achievements, which include only having seven losses and never being knocked out. ... read more »
Muhammad Ali ‘The Greatest of All-Time’ dies at 74
June 3, 2016
Legendary boxer Muhammad Ali, arguably the greatest boxer of all-time, died Friday in Phoenix, Arizona at age 74. Bob Gunnell, a spokesperson for the family said Ali had be hospitalized since Thursday dealing with respiratory issues. ... read more »
Exclusive: Sugar Ray Leonard Reflects on “No Más” 35 Years Later
November 18, 2015
Sugar Ray Leonard had no doubt that he’d defeat Roberto Duran when the two warriors squared off in a rematch of their epic first welterweight title bout that ended in a split decision victory for the Panamanian known as “The Hands of Stone.” What Leonard, ... read more »
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