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45 Greatest Fighters Of The Last 45 Years – 17: Bernard Hopkins

Bernard Hopkins is one of the most interesting and fascinating fighters in the history of boxing. As a youth, he was a hardcore criminal in the mean streets of Philadelphia, resulting in an armed robbery conviction of up to 18 years when he was only 17. After serving five years, Hopkins was released on parole….

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45 Greatest Fighters Of The Last 45 Years – 21: Felix “Tito” Trinidad

My father idolized Roberto Clemente. Clemente is the greatest athlete ever to come from my father’s Puerto Rican homeland. The only other athlete from Puerto Rico that came close to his love for the legendary Clemente was Felix “Tito” Trinidad. My father used to tell anyone who listened that Trinidad closely resembled my father’s fighting…

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45 Greatest Fighters Of The Last 45 Years – 22: Oscar de la Hoya

If you think Saul Canelo Alvarez is divisive in terms of popularity amongst modern day boxing fans, he had nothing on his former mentor and promoter, Oscar de la Hoya. The self-proclaimed “Golden Boy” was immensely popular among Mexican-American and female boxing fans. When it came to traditional hardcore boxing fans, the reviews were mixed….

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The Greatest Fights Of All-Time (30-26)

30. Alexis Argüello VS Alfredo Escalera II February 4, 1979 Rimini, Italy Venue: The Sports Palace After their bloody battle of Bayamón a year earlier, I didn’t think Escalera had a shot at regaining his title from Argüello. Escalera had suffered such an immense amount of punishment in the first fight and had lost his…

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Greatest Middleweights In Boxing History: Bernard Hopkins

Bernard Hopkins is one of the most interesting and fascinating fighters in the history of boxing. As a youth, he was a hardcore criminal in the mean streets of Philadelphia, resulting in an armed robbery conviction of up to 18 years when he was only 17. After serving five years, Hopkins was released on parole….

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UFC Primetime: Jones vs. Evans Episode 2 Recap

The first episode was excellent. Let’s hope they keep it going. Rashad’s coach, Mike Vanarsdale tears his bicep at the elbow while training. Rashad visits him at the emergency room and says winning the title will be huge for the team. After a swimming workout, Jones dips in an ice bath and tells Rashad in…

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Rear Naked Ramblings – Jeff Hardy Is Just Simply An Enigma

News and notes from MMA, boxing, and pro wrestling … – Jeff Hardy wasn’t allowed to board a flight back to his hometown after Tuesday’s Smackdown tapings because he was intoxicated. I guess it’s a lesser of possible evils from him, but it’s just mind boggling how he keeps screwing up right after WWE forgives…

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