UCN WEEK IN REVIEW – Ali’s Last Goodbye
The world’s most famous citizen and the “Greatest of All Time” was laid to rest after two-days of services in Muhammad Ali’s hometown of Louisville. This week served as a reminder how an individual can change the course of human events and our sports heroes can transcend in-ring accomplishment and impact us all. Rest in peace, Champ.
Articles of the Week – Remembering Ali
Louisville – and the world – says goodbye to Muhammad Ali – Mike Baca covers the Ali funeral and memorial services.
What Muhammad Ali meant to me (and competitive mourning) – Steve Kim on “The Greatest” and our modern society’s race to turn mourning into a clicking competition.
Remembering Muhammad Ali: The boxing world speaks – Bill Tibbs rounds up the boxing world’s reaction to Ali’s passing.
Reunited…and it feels so good – UCN on the passing of Ali and his godson, Damon Bingham, UCN co-founder, 6-weeks apart.
Best of the Rest
The skill of violence – Steve Kim breaks down Vargas-Salido from press row.
A night in the wilderness: On Francisco Vargas-Orlando Salido – Jimmy Tobin of The Cruelest Sport on Vargas-Salido.
The Lomachenko complex – Mike Baca looks at the young professional career of Vasyl Lomachenko and yearns for more.
The detente – Steve Kim on hell freezing over in the thawing of Bob Arum and Al Haymon’s legal battle.
Three years in the desert: Demetrius Andrade reaches the Promised Land – Marty Mulcahey on the back-on-track career of “Boo Boo”.
Videos of the Week
10 Count on What’s Next for GGG
HBO Boxing Martinez-Lomachenko Highlights
Ali Funeral & Memorial Service (all 12 hours from Fox 10 Phoenix)
Fight Photos of the Week