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Nelson Mandela: inspiration for all the world

Nelson Mandela: inspiration for all the world

December 5, 2013 No Comments

December 5, 2013 Nelson “Madiba” Mandela, South Africa’s first black president and an enduring icon in the struggle against racial oppression, died at his Johannesburg home on Thursday after a prolonged lung infection.

Muhammad Ali: “I am the greatest!”

Muhammad Ali: “I am the greatest!”

April 15, 2012 1 Comment

Next to, “float like a butterfly, sting like a bee,” the most memorable quote from Muhammad Ali has to be: “I am the greatest_, the greatest of all time!”

Tribute to Smokin’ Joe Frazier

Tribute to Smokin’ Joe Frazier

November 7, 2011 No Comments

One of the greatest boxers of all time, Smokin’ Joe Frazier, has left us. The son of a South Carolina sharecropper was born January 12, 1944 in Beaufort, South Carolina.

The lighter side of boxing

The lighter side of boxing

December 1, 2010 No Comments

A boxer was taking a terrific beating. When the bell rang to end the round, he staggered back to his corner. After asking for advice, his trainer told him, “Let him hit you with his left for a while, your face is crooked.” A manager yelled to his boxer to stay down until eight. The boxer […]

Spotting a mismatch from any distance, be you a fan or the World Boxing Council

The TV announcer’s summation after watching the Jhonny Gonzalez versus Irving Berry bout of November 4, 2017:  “The WBC International...

Updated Pro Boxing Schedule

Above photo was taken on August 17, 1989, in San Diego, on the night Tony Deluca defeated Willy Salazar...

Ottley loses to top prospect Bohachuk at the OC Fairgrounds

Morales, Klitschko, Wright headed to the Hall of Fame

On December 5, 2017, the International Boxing Hall of Fame and Museum at 1 Hall of Fame Drive in...

MMA & Muay Thai Fights schedule

MMA and Muay Thai schedules are updated on a regular basis with an emphasis given to events involving local...

USA Amateur Boxing’s updated schedule for San Diego & Imperial Counties

December Date: December 5-9, 2017 Date: Friday, December 15, 2017   Standard requirements for boxing gyms hosting a sanctioned USA...