This Day in Boxing May 31, 1983 – Jack Dempsey Dies

Heavyweight boxer voted more popular than Babe Ruth William Harrison “Jack” Dempsey (June 24, 1895 – May 31, 1983), also known as “Kid Blackie” and “The Manassa Mauler”, was an American professional boxer, who became a cultural icon of the...

Mike Tyson Nintendo Punchout Commercial 1987

Mike Tyson’s original commercial for top selling game  

This Day in Boxing May 30, 1987 Tyson KOs Thomas

Mike Tyson retains the crown with KO of Former Champ Las Vegas Hilton, Outdoor Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA W TKO 6 12 time: 2:00 | referee: Carlos Padilla | judge: Dalby Shirley 49-46 | judge: Gordon Volkman 50-44 | judge: Harry Gibbs 49-46  

Celebrity Boxing Scores a KO 2002

Vanilla Ice and Tanya Harding headline the show The first episode aired on March 13, 2002. The fights featured were Danny Bonaduce vs. Barry Williams, Todd Bridges vs. Vanilla Ice and Paula Jones vs. Tonya Harding. Bonaduce vs. Williams: Bonaduce was introduced by ring announcer...

Mike Tyson Nintendo 1987 – Still Leads the Pack

TNT takes a look into why Nintendo needs to revive its past franchises By Bob Hahn Little Mac is a strong ambassador for Nintendo, ever since he first appeared on arcade machines. Punch Out, developed by Nintendo demands responsive controls from the player to control one of the...

This Day in Boxing May 29, 1982 Limon Stops Navarette

Bazooka Limon KOs Rolando Navarette and regains title  The Aladdin, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA W TKO 12 time: 3:08 | referee: Joey Curtis | judge: Dave Moretti 104-106 | judge: Tamotsu Tomihara 103-107 | judge: Anselmo Escobedo 104-107 WBC World super featherweight title

Dr. Joyce Brothers Wins $64,000 Dollar Question 1955

Dr. Joyce Brothers Wins $64,000 Dollar Question 1955 Amazes all with knowledge of boxing history Brothers gained fame in late 1955 by winning The $64,000 Question game show, on which she appeared as an expert in the subject area of boxing. Originally, she had not planned to have...

Mike Tyson vs Larry Holmes Program

Beautiful boxing programs – a thing of the bast? The Mike Tyson vs Larry Holmes fight program demonstrates a graphic style that is rarely seen  

This Day in Boxing May 30, 1982 Rosario KOs Viruet

Perhaps the greatest weave and punch in boxing history. Edwin Rosario demonstrates an incredible weave and KO punch against a very tough Edwin Viruet. The Aladdin, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA L TKO 3   time: 1:37

Boxing: Why the Fashion World is Fighting Fit

Join the fashionable fighting-fit club By Ellie Pithers – To listen to the preachers, boxing is the best thing for your body since kale. Its arm-toning, core-strengthening, stress-relieving, fat-burning capabilities seem to know no bounds. But no one warned...