Madrimov vs. Walker: Inviting Tragedy
By Caryn A. Tate on August 18, 2020
Fighters are hard-pressed to admit that they’re hurt. (photo: Ed Mulholland/Matchroom)
Even when proper precautions are taken, sometimes there can still be a negative outcome. But what about when there are clear warning signs that go unheeded, such as in Walker’s case? It’s inviting a tragic outcome… READ MORE
Herring retains title via DQ over Oquendo
By Robert Ecksel on September 5, 2020
The champ intended to box, while the challenger came to brawl. (Mikey Williams/Top Rank)
“I wasn’t too satisfied with my performance, to be honest with you,” said Herring after the fight. “I didn’t want it to end like that. I’m disappointed with the outcome. But my team felt it was too much. So we just had to stop it or whatever…” READ MORE
Recorded 1966 in Chicago, Illinois
In 1966 a 17-year-old high school radio show host landed an interview with Muhammad Ali.
In 1966 a persistent 17-year-old with high school radio show landed an interview with Muhammad Ali. Ali was training on the South Side of Chicago. During the interview Ali riffed on going to Mars, how boasting got him to his first title, and why he first learned to box. The interview was unearthed after 50 years. It is a great interview, made greater with archival film, still photographs, and animation.