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Tyson Fury compares his absence from ring to Muhammad Ali

By Marcus Richardson: Tyson Fury is lumping himself in the same situation as Muhammad Ali in talking about his absence from the ring for the last 2 years. Fury has been out of the ring since 2015 after having tested positive for cocaine, and his decision to reveal that he was having depression issues.… Read

Ali & Holyfield to be inducted this Friday into USA Boxing Alumni Hall of Fame inaugural class

The fledgling USA Boxing Alumni Association will host a gala reception this Friday night (Dec.) 8, highlighted by the induction of the inaugural class of the USA Boxing Alumni Hall of Fame, at the Courtyard by Marriott Downtown in Salk Lake City, Utah.… Read

Joshua: Defeating Wilder and Parker would me alongside Muhammad Ali and Mike Tyson

By Juan Flores: Anthony Joshua (20-0, 20 KOs) believes wins over heavyweight champions Deontay Wilder and Joseph Parker will put him alongside boxing greats Muhammad Ali and Mike Tyson. … Read

Sulaiman says Deontay Wilder reminds him of Holmes, Ali and Tyson

By Eric Thomas: WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman says heavyweight champion Deontay “Bronze Bomber” Wilder’s performance last Saturday night against Bermane Stiverne reminded him at times of great heavyweights of the past in Larry Holmes, Muhammad Ali and Mike Tyson.… Read

Joshua is NO Muhammad Ali says Warren

By Juan Flores: Promoter Frank Warren saw a lot of flaws in the game of IBF/WBA heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (20-0, 20 KOs) last Saturday night with his 10th round knockout of replacement opponent Carlos Takam (35-4-1, 27 KOs). Warren thinks it’s unfair to Joshua for him to be compared to Muhammad Ali by some […]

Arum compares Lomachenko to Muhammad Ali

By Chris Williams: Top Rank promoter Bob Arum was overjoyed with his fighter WBO super featherweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko’s victory over Miguel Marriaga last Saturday night in saying he hasn’t seen anyone like him with his skills since Muhammad Ali. The fight between Lomachenko (9-1, 7 KOs) and Marriaga (25-3, 21 KOs) was televised by […]

Jerry Izenberg’s new book, ONCE THERE WERE GIANTS, On Sale TODAY!

A new book from legendary sportswriter Jerry Izenberg, as witnessed throughout his illustrious sixty-year career. Of all the memories made in ballparks and arenas from California to New York, there was nothing to rival that magic moment that could grab a heavyweight fight crowd by its collective jugular vein and trigger a tsunami of raw […]

HBO announces multi-part Muhammad Ali documentary

An untitled HBO Entertainment multi-part documentary about the life and career of Muhammad Ali from LeBron James and Maverick Carter’s SpringHill Entertainment and Antoine Fuqua’s Fuqua Films has started production and will debut on the network, it was announced today by Kary Antholis, president, HBO Miniseries and CINEMAX Programming. Directed by acclaimed feature-film director Antoine […]

Muhammad Ali Retroactively Named Ring Magazine Fighter Of The Year For 1966

Muhammad Ali was the best fighter of 1966, as he went 5-0 (with four knockouts) in defense of his heavyweight title. That included a third-round KO of Cleveland Williams, when Ali might’ve been at his very best. The editors of THE RING Magazine at the time acknowledged Ali’s preeminence that year, stating clearly that no […]

Spike TV To Telecast “Roots Of Fight Presents: Ali: Birth Of The Greatest”

New York, NY, September 7, 2016 – It was the biggest fight in boxing history – a star-studded, must-see live event unlike any other before or since. The first bout in the epic trilogy of fights between boxing immortals Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier took place on March 8, 1971 from Madison Square Garden in […]

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