Williams passing has shed light on his overall health; both mental and physical.
Before other sports matched the money and none of the danger, boxing was must-watch theater, a distillation of the rags-to-riches narrative that personified the American Dream. And Ken Norton was Exhibit A.
Celebrities from the worlds of sports and entertainment gathered in London to honor legendary boxer Muhammad Ali. The former world heavyweight and Olympic boxing champ was celebrated at yesterday’s Sports for Peace gala. The 70-year-old, […]
Sports has often been a vehicle for social change in America. Throughout time figures like Jim Brown, Bill Russell and Muhammad Ali stood up for social injustices but were still remarkable athletes. At the time, […]
One of boxing’s all-time great trainers has died. Angelo Dundee, who helped groom Muhammad Ali and Sugar Ray Leonard into world champions and became one of boxing’s most recognizable figures, died yesterday at age 90. […]
December 11, 1981 – Muhammad Ali fought his last fight. He lost his 61st fight to Trevor Berbick. Prior to his win versus Ali, Berbick was best remembered for losing a decision to Larry Holmes and […]
He will always be remembered as the man the handed Muhammad Ali his very first loss but never got the credit that he truly deserved as a boxer. Smokin’ Joe Frazier fought many in battles […]
On this day in 1965 Muhammad Ali knocked out Sonny Liston in the first round of their rematch for Ali’s heavyweight title. Get Caught Up On “What Everybody’s Talking About” In The Sports Kingdom!!! Sports […]
Boxing legend Muhammad Ali continues fight for causes outside of the ring. On Saturday night in Phoenix, Arizona, Ali invited some of his famous friends to help his fight to find a cure for Parkinson’s […]
Pound for Pound boxing champion Manny Pacquiao has been stripped of his WBC junior middleweight championship. According to Pacquiao’s camp he had no intention of defending the title that he won versus Antonio Margarito at […]