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Revenge or Redemption: Exploring Trends in Boxing Rematches

By Alden Chodash: Perhaps before the 12th round of Srisaket Sor Rungvisai’s thrilling title defense against Juan Francisco Estrada concluded, boxing fans were thinking rematch.  → read full story

When the best fought the best

By Robert “Big Moe” Elmore: The best fighting the best seems to have many different perceptions.  → read full story

Fight of the year 1975 (40 years ago) – Part 2

By Gav Duthie: “It’ll be a killa and a thrilla and a chilla, when I get that gorilla in Manilla.” In 1975 Muhammad Ali 48-2 (35) was back on top of the world after dethroning (in his words) “A big ugly monster that nobody else could beat” in reference to George Foreman.  → read full story

The Thrilla in Manila – Did anybody really win?

By John F. McKenna (McJack): With the recent passing of Philadelphia’s great former heavyweight champion Joe Frazier it brought back the classic 3rd fight in the Trilogy between Joe Frazier and Muhammad Ali.  → read full story

Joe Frazier: American Spirit

By Geraci: Much of what has been written and said about Joe Frazier in the hours and days following his death has focused on his negative view of Muhammad Ali and his role in the greatest sports rivalry of our time: The trilogy between him and Ali.  → read full story

Joe Frazier – The real Rocky

By John F. McKenna (McKjack): If you are a boxing fan and live in Philadelphia or it’s suburbs there is only one thing that matters to you today.  → read full story

Smokin’ Joe Frazier R.I.P.

By John F. McKenna (McJack): When the news broke over the weekend that boxing great former heavyweight champion Joe Frazier was gravely ill with advanced liver cancer my heart sank and I went into a funk.  → read full story

Thriller in Manila, Who do you believe?

By Thomas David Drury: It is 35 years since the thriller in Manila and the misconception lingers that Muhammad Ali wanted to quit on his stool before the start of the 15th and final round against smokin Joe Frazier, only for Frazier’s trainer, Eddie Futch, to pull his battered warrior out of the fight.  → read […]

Famous Ring Wars: Ali vs Frazier 1 – Part 2

By John F. McKenna (McJack): So great was the anticipation for the March 8, 1971 showdown between Ali and Frazier that Madison Square Garden was thronged with the most famous celebrities of the day.  → read full story

Famous Ring Wars: Ali vs Frazier 1 – Part 1

By John F. McKenna (McJack): It is hard to believe that it was forty years ago that Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier squared off for the Heavyweight Championship of the World.  → read full story

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