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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 »
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 »
Ex-NFL star turned Actor, Thomas Q. Jones talks starring in new film ‘A Violent Man’
March 7, 2019
‘I see it first and then I make it happen’— Thomas Q. Jones ... 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 »
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 »
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 »
Brad Pye’s National Sports Beat (8/3-8/9/17)
August 3, 2017
Notes, quotes, and things picked on the run from coast-to-coast and all the stops in between and beyond. ... read more / view gallery »
Brad Pye’s National Sports Beat (7/13-7/19/17)
July 13, 2017
Notes, quotes, and things picked up on the run from coast-to-coast and all the stops in between and beyond. ... read more / view gallery »
The People’s Champ App Turns Gamers into Boxers
July 6, 2017
The boxing game will place users against other users with chances to win tournaments and earn cash prizes ... 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 »
For The Culture: Why You Need To See ‘Hands Of Stone’ 
August 24, 2016
It takes a special project for multi-platinum recording artist Usher Raymond to return to the big screen. In the midst of being a husband, father and coach on “The Voice”, the eight-time Grammy Award-winning artist has been mentally and physically training for the fight of his life in his latest acting role as legendary boxer, Sugar Ray Leonard. ... read more »
Muhammad Ali: American Icon, Civil Rights Hero
June 9, 2016
Renowned boxer and courageous activist Muhammad Ali left the world on Friday at 74-years old. For decades, Ali used his boxing talent as a foundation to influence Black pride and to display his allegiance to the Nation of Islam. ... read more / view gallery »
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