Friday, September 20, 2019
Everlast - The Choice Of Champions Since 1910!
By Mike Plunkett At a time when boxing only had eight weight classes Henry Armstrong simultaneously held world titles at featherweight, lightweight and welterweight division. He collected everything but money in his impressive boxing career. He was a knockout artist...
By Mike Plunkett History shows us that few former World heavyweight champions have been so feared as was a prime Sonny Liston. The prototype for the next generation of larger heavyweight fighters, he was an ex-convict with an icy cold...
By Michael Plunkett Looking back over the decades of the last century there have been a handful of special and in some cases spectacular champions in the light heavyweight division, but few managed to cut the swath through its ranks the...
In a blood sport that is filled with tales of desperate men who rose from humble and often troubled beginnings to become celebrated world champions few can rival the history of Matthew Saad Muhammad. By Michael Plunkett Born Maxwell Antonio Loach...
On October 15th 1910, a farm hand named Walter Dipley  murdered world middleweight champion Stanley Ketchel with a bullet from a .22 rifle. The previous year Ketchel had given heavyweight champion Jack Johnson the fight of his life before being...
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