This Day in Boxing August 31, 1969 Marciano Dies

Rocky Marciano, 46, dies in an airplane crash in Iowa Rocky Marciano (born Rocco Francis Marchegiano; September 1, 1923 – August 31, 1969) was an undefeated American professional boxer and the World Heavyweight Champion from September 23, 1952, to April 27, 1956. Marciano is the...

Wizard World Announces Mike Tyson

Iron Mike to headline annual pop culture gathering The traveling fandom-friendly show confirmed today that Tyson will take part in what promises to be one of the most fascinating Q&As in the convention’s five-year history in Austin. Tyson will also be available for...

Mike Tyson’s Amateur Days

Is there a kid in this 1981 group of amateurs that might make it?  

This Day in Boxing August 30, 2008 Valuev beats Ruiz

Giant Champ Valuev retains the heavyweight title John Ruiz 239 Nikolay Valuev 317¾ Max Schmeling Halle, Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin, Germany L UD 12/12 referee: Derek Milham   judges: Ove Ovesen 111-116, Antonio Requena 113-116, Takeshi Shimakawa 113-114 vacant WBA World heavyweight...

This Day in Boxing August 29, 1992 Toney Beats McCallum

James Toney retains the middleweight crown James Toney 158¾ Mike McCallum 158 Reno-Sparks Convention Center, Reno, Nevada, USA W MD 12/12 referee: Joe Cortez   judges: Doug Tucker 117-110, Tom McDonough 117-110, Phil Newman 114-114 IBF World middleweight title

Cus D’amato Catskill boxing Gym 1974

Rare film of Cus working with fighters The two gyms Cus had upstate were in remote areas. Only a handful of fighters ever trained there. It’s amazing that with so few fighters to work with he developed three world champions, Floyd Patterson, Jose Torres, and me. The two gyms Cus...

Strength and Conditioning Basics for Boxing

Ric Moylan details the key elements where S&C can help fighters LIKE every other sport boxing is now beginning to embrace the role that strength & conditioning has to offer. But what does a strength & conditioning coach actually do? As I’ve previously stated nothing...

Lennox Lewis Goes Head-To-Head Against Mike Tyson Again

Former heavyweight boxing champion Lennox Lewis had a little rematch against Mike Tyson during a stop at the HuffPost Canada studio. Check out Lennox and Kait Howell  

Eminem Lends Muscle to Detroit’s Downtown Boxing Gym

Fundraising initiative for the youth runs through Aug. 31 Detroit’s Downtown Boxing Gym is getting a helping hand from Eminem. Through his record label Shady Records and his Marshall Mathers Foundation, the rapper is currently soliciting donations from fans to benefit the...

Michael Clarke Duncan’s Inspirational Last Film

Duncan stars as a boxing trainer in “The Challenger” Kent Moran’s directorial debut, “The Challenger,” is partnering with Regal Cinemas for a limited theatrical release in 30+ theaters nationwide this September. Moran stars in the film and plays...