Boxing News

23Apr 2021

The search for the perfect boxing glove continues. But great progress has been made, thank goodness, since the day fighters did not wear gloves at all or spiked ones. One of the most notable dates in the development of gloves, and the history of boxing, was September 7, 1892. On the day in New Orleans, […]

20Apr 2021

“Fifteen referees. I want fifteen referees to be at this fight because there ain’t no one man who can keep up with the pace I’m gonna set except me. There’s not a man alive who can whup me. I’m too fast. I’m too smart. I’m too pretty. I should be a postage stamp. That’s the […]

18Apr 2021

Did you know? Marciano on a visit to South Africa was invited to step in as the third man on 25th November 1967 in an exhibition bout between Robert Trott (2-1-1) and Arnold Taylor (1-0-1) Arnold Taylor went on to become South African bantamweight, flyweight and WBA bantamweight champion  Marciano also squared up for a […]

17Apr 2021

Former WBC heavyweight champion Ken Norton Norton is best known for beating Muhammad Ali to win the NABF heavyweight title in their first bout in March 1973 and breaking his jaw during the fight. This was Ali’s second defeat having previously lost to Joe Frazier. Six month later Ali avenged the loss to Norton and in […]

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