Tag Archives: Boxing

  • This Day In Sports History (November 5th) — George Foreman

    This Day In Sports History (November 5th) — George Foreman

    It was on this day in 1994 that George Foreman took on Michael Moorer for Moorer’s heavyweight championship belts.  After getting dominated the first nine rounds, Foreman knocked out Moorer in the tenth to win the WBA and IBF heavyweight titles. By winning this fight, Foreman established three new impressive records: at age 45, he […]

  • This Day In Sports History (October 30th) — Rumble In The Jungle

    This Day In Sports History (October 30th) — Rumble In The Jungle

    It was on this day in 1974 that Muhammad Ali took on heavyweight boxing champion George Foreman in Kinshasa, Zaire.  Until this day, the fight is still referred to by most as “The Rumble in the Jungle.” Foremen entered the fight with the WBC, WBA and The Ring Heavyweight titles after defeating Joe Frazier via […]

  • This Day In Sports History (October 2nd) — Larry Holmes

    This Day In Sports History (October 2nd) — Larry Holmes

    It was on this day in 1980 that Larry Holmes defeated Muhammad Ali to retain the WBC Heavyweight title and earn The Ring Magazine’s Heavyweight championship. Holmes entered the fight with a 35-0 record, and he had already successfully defended the WBC Heavyweight championship on seven occasions.  It was his fourth fight of the year, and while […]

  • Badass Boxing Ref Suplexes Out-of-Control Fighter (Video)

    Badass Boxing Ref Suplexes Out-of-Control Fighter (Video)

    In major combat sport promotions, you can count on the fighters to behave professionally most of the time. They are, after all, professionals. But in small time amateur promotions things can get dicey. You’re probably going to get a lot of wannabes who are all jacked up and looking to prove their manhood, which means […]

  • Here’s Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s $40-Million Check (Photo)

    Here’s Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s $40-Million Check (Photo)

    I’m going to go ahead and assume that you have never seen a $40-million check before in your life.  Heck, most of us haven’t…until now. Unfortunately, the $40-million check you are about to see does not belong to you.  Rather, it belongs to Floyd Mayweather Jr., as that is the amount of money he agreed […]

  • Watch A Boxer Get Punched Really, Really Hard In Animated Gif

    Watch A Boxer Get Punched Really, Really Hard In Animated Gif

    Here’s a news item that you don’t have to think too much about. It’s simply an animated gif of a boxer getting punched in the face really hard in slow motion, so you can see everything that happens when a man gets punched in the face. It might be a good piece of evidence if […]

  • This Day In Sports History (July 22nd) — Sonny Liston

    This Day In Sports History (July 22nd) — Sonny Liston

    It was on this day in 1963 that Sonny Liston defended his World Heavyweight title against Floyd Patterson in a rematch from the previous year.  The fight took place in Las Vegas, Nevada. Sonny Liston entered the first fight against Patterson as a heavy betting line favorite.  However, Sports Illustrated along with former heavyweight champions […]

  • ‘Bare Knuckle Boxing’ Is Coming to DirecTV on July 27 (Video)

    ‘Bare Knuckle Boxing’ Is Coming to DirecTV on July 27 (Video)

    Do you ever find yourself thinking, “man, I wish there were some kind of hybrid combat sport between boxing and mixed martial arts?” No, of course you don’t. If you like boxing, then you like boxing. And if that’s not enough for you, then you like mixed martial arts. Anything in between would just be […]