Floyd Mayweather Jr. said that he respects Muhammad Ali’s great career and the things he did outside the ring. But he said that he believes that he has done just as much.
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Champions are made well before the title fight. But anything can happen in the ring. These are 5 of boxing’s greatest world championship matches.
Williams passing has shed light on his overall health; both mental and physical.
Before other sports matched the money and none of the danger, boxing was must-watch theater, a distillation of the rags-to-riches narrative that personified the American Dream. And Ken Norton was Exhibit A.
Former heavyweight champion Ken Norton, who beat Muhammad Ali and later lost a controversial decision to him in Yankee Stadium, died Wednesday at a local care facility. He was 70.
Joe Frazier, the former heavyweight champion who handed Muhammad Ali his first defeat yet had to live forever in his shadow, has died after a brief final fight with liver cancer. He was 67.