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REMINDER: On Wednesday, the debut episode of the Bad Left Hook Radio podcast will go up. You'll be...

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REMINDER: On Wednesday, the debut episode of the Bad Left Hook Radio podcast will go up. You'll be able to stream or download the episode, which is a little over an hour in length. It certainly ain't perfect, but it's happening anyway.

The Legendary Freddie Roach speaks to fight correspondent Marcos Villegas about Manny Pacquiao's...

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The Legendary Freddie Roach speaks to fight correspondent Marcos Villegas about Manny Pacquiao's training camp and the challenge that is "Sugar" Shane Mosley

"Henry always had a smile for me; a warm and embracing smile. It was always a pleasure being in...

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"Henry always had a smile for me; a warm and embracing smile. It was always a pleasure being in Henry's company. "I will miss my old friend. He was a great fighter and a gentleman. My family and I extend our heartfelt sympathies to his family and loved ones." --Muhammad Ali on the passing of Sir Henry Cooper. The BBC has more tributes from the likes of Amir Khan, Barry McGuigan, Barry Hearn, Chris Eubanks, Frank Warren and more. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

legal elevisa stream

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Legal online access to Televisa boxing broadcasts now available

Born in Seattle, Mr. Griggs lived on the streets after being cast out by his family for failing to...

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Born in Seattle, Mr. Griggs lived on the streets after being cast out by his family for failing to "fit in," and he has incorporated some of these painful experiences of youth into his moving tale of a boxer’s journey. "Killer Queen" packs such an emotional punch, in fact, that it has inspired the creation of a nonprofit organization, the Empowerment Center for Youth, that specializes in training young gay boxers. "The play intertwined with a strong belief I had that boxing can help disempowered gay youth to make an informed decision about how to handle themselves," said Mr. Onello, who was so taken with the play that he decided to start the center with one of his students, Steven Mele. Mr. Griggs, a 42-year-old dramatist and performer in San Francisco, trained at several gyms before meeting Mr. Onello, 44, two years ago. Their chemistry inspired him to write Mr. Onello into the play, a one-man show (except for Mr. Onello’s cameo) about being gay in the hyper-heteronormative world of boxing.

Chloe Veltman - New York Times - From Ringside, Gay Man’s Play Packs a Punch

A Backward Glance-1931, The Year in Boxing: Tony Canzoneri Blasts Out Jack "Kid" Berg

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A week-by-week look at the world of boxing in 1931, featuring Jack "Kid" Berg, Tony Canzoneri, Young Jack Thompson, Bucky Lawless, Primo Carnera, Jack Sharkey, Battling Battalino, and Ben Jeby. By Andrew Fruman.

Programming Note: ESPN's Friday Night Fights won't air on ESPN2 this week, but will air live on...

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Programming Note: ESPN's Friday Night Fights won't air on ESPN2 this week, but will air live on Friday night at 8 pm EDT on ESPN3.com. For those without ESPN3.com, the show will be aired on Sunday afternoon at 2pm EDT on ESPN2. It's unlikely you avoid "spoilers" for two days (and I'm sure as hell not hiding them), but if it's a great fight and you can't watch Friday, you'll be able to catch it Sunday afternoon. The main event pits junior middleweights Carlos Molina (17-4-2, 5 KO) and Allen Conyers (12-4, 9 KO).

A teaser for the upcoming new season of Comedy Central's "Tosh.0," with Manny Pacquiao punching...

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A teaser for the upcoming new season of Comedy Central's "Tosh.0," with Manny Pacquiao punching Daniel Tosh (accompanied by UFC commentator Joe Rogan) in the face. (Language Warning)

The Boston Bomber: An Interview with Tony DeMarco

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Tony DeMarco, "The Boston Bomber," former welterweight champion of the world, was one of the last significant prizefighters to come out of Beantown. A give-and-take brawler with a wrecking ball left hook, DeMarco, born Leonardo Liotta in 1932, won the world title by stopping Johnny Saxton in the 14th round at Boston Garden on April 1, 1955. He lost the title in his first defense two months later via 12th-round TKO in a ferocious scrap against Carmen Basilio in Syracuse, New York. The rematch, which DeMarco also lost by knockout in the 12th, was named Fight of the Year for 1955 by Ring Magazine. DeMarco retired in 1962 with a record of 58-12-1 with 32 knockouts. Among the quality opponents DeMarco defeated in a career that began in 1948 were Vince Martinez, Paddy DeMarco, Johnny Cesario, Wallace "Bud" Smith, Chico Vejar, George Araujo, Kid Gavilan, Larry Boardman, and Gasper Ortega. Dan Hanley, a contributor to the Cyber Boxing Zone, recently caught up with DeMarco, now 79, to reminisce about his glory days. From The Cruelest Sport