Despite his bravado, former featherweight champion Nicholas Walters still quit against the challenge of 130-pound titlist Vasyl Lomachenko…but why?
Tags: Alex Stewart, Bill Tibbs, Bob Arum, Evander Holyfield, George Foreman, HBO, Jose Cayetano, Lomachenko-Walters, Michael Moorer, Mike Tyson, Nicholas Walters, Orlando Salido, Scott Quigg, Top Rank Promotions, Vasyl Lomachenko, WBO junior lightweight title
Boxing insider/Kronk aficionado John Lepak returns with a unique, two-part fight week journal: Lennox Lewis vs. Mike Tyson in June 2002.
Tags: Anthony Harris, Bill Kozerski, Biz Markie, Cornelius Bundrage, Corrine Van Ryck DeGroot, Darryl Francis, Don Barden, Emanuel Steward, Fight night Inc., fight week, Fitzgerald's Casino, Gary Shaw, HBO, Jeff Fenech, John Lepak, journal, Kronk Gym, Lennox Lewis, Lewis-Tyson, Lion Promotions, Main Events, Mario Costa, Memphis, Mike McCallum, Mike Tyson, MIssissippi, Nedal Hussein, Panama Lewis, Part Two, Richard Slone, Ronnie Shields, Shelly Finkel, showtime, Stacey McKinley, Steve “Crocodile” Fitch, Tennessee, The Pyramid, Time Warner, Tunica, Viacom
Tags: Bill Kozerski, Brian Young, Cook Convention Center, Don Barden, Fight night Inc., fight week, Fitzgerald's Casino, HBO, John Lepak, journal, Lennox Lewis, Lewis-Tyson, Lion Promotions, Magna Media, Main Events, Memphis, Mike Tyson, MIssissippi, Part One, Prize Fight Promotions, Ronnie Shields, Shelly Finkel, showtime, Stacey McKinley, Tennessee, The Pyramid, Time Warner, Tunica, Viacom, WW Herenton
Over the years, many fighters possessed polarizing personalities but who truly stood in the rarefied air of absolute uniqueness?
Tags: Battling Siki, Don King, Hector Camacho Sr., Jack Johnson, Jorge Paez Sr., Martin Mulcahey, Marty Mulcahey, Max Baer Sr., Mike Tyson, Muhammad Ali, Naseem Hamed, Roberto Duran, Roy Jones Jr., Sugar Ray Robinson
An unfortunate fact, most prizefighters end their careers under less desirable circumstances and in comparable shape. Professor Marty Mulcahey looks back.
Tags: Alexis Arguello, Antonio Margarito, Carlos Palomino, comebacks, Danny “Little Red” Lopez, failed comebacks, Martin Mulcahey, Marty Mulcahey, Matthew Saad Muhammad, Mike Tyson, Muhammad Ali, Roy Jones Jr., Ruben Olivares, Tony Canzoneri, Wilfred Benitez, Willie Pep
Whether you love or hate him or just downright scratch your head at his antics, Don King has lived long and, most times, successfully. Happy Birthday, Don.
Tags: Bob Arum, boxing promoter, carlos acevedo, Don King, Donald Trump, Happy Birthday, Hillary Brown, James Cornelius, John Gotti, Marvin Hagler, Michael Jackson, Mike Tyson, Sam Garrett, Shondor Birns, Sugar Ray Leonard, The Victory Tour, Top Rank Promotions, Trump Plaza Casino
Whether it’s a specific birthday, an ex-super middleweight champion or a fighter who can’t commit to a trainer, Boxing Don Dinkins calls one and all out.
Tags: Adrien Broner, Alexander Brand, Andre Berto, Andre Ward, Ann Wolfe, Boxing Don Dinkins, Canelo Alvarez, Chris Eubank Jr., Chris Eubank Sr., Floyd Mayweather Jr., Gennady Golovkin, GGG-Eubank, Golovkin-Eubank, James Kirkland, June 30, LaMar Clark, Manny Pacquiao, Mike Tyson, Muhammad Ali, Saul Alvarez, Virgil Hunter
As we celebrate Mike Tyson’s 50th birthday today, Michael Baca II shares his favorite UCN spots featuring the former undisputed heavyweight champion.
Tags: 50, Birthday, Damon Bingham, Floyd Mayweather Jr., Ken Miller, Manny Pacquiao, Mayweather-Pacquiao, Michael Baca II, Mike Tyson, Muhammad Ali, Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame, Ralph Wiley, UCNlive, undisputed heavyweight champion
With the help of several of boxing’s luminaries and friends, our own Bill Tibbs has compiled a laudatory list of praise for our dear, departed Muhammad Ali.
Tags: Amir Khan, Bill Tibbs, Bob Arum, David Beckham, Don King, ESPN, Floyd Mayweather Jr., Frank Bruno, Freddie Roach, George Foreman, HBO, Iceman John Scully, Jim Lampley, Joe Tessitore, Lennox Lewis, Manny Pacquiao, Michael J. Fox, Mike Tyson, Muhammad Ali, oscar de la hoya, Otis Grant, Richard Steele, Stephen A. Smith, Teddy Atlas, tribute
Iron Mike gives an emotional, inspirational, and well, classic Tyson look at his nearly life long relationship with the GOAT in 2015.
Tags: Mike Tyson, Muhammad Ali
Ray “Boom Boom” Manciniand Steve Kim in UCN's "Gloves Off"
Special vs. Solid
Egis Klimas likes what he sees in new Top Rank signee David Kaminsky
Tom Loeffler: ‘We think SuperFly 2 will be a tremendous success’
Sergey Lipinets vs. Mikey Garcia delayed
A fine mess
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