Tag: boxing

Tyson Fury Beat Deontay Wilder By Knockout In The 11th Round Of Their Instant Classic Third Fight

Boxing’s latest trilogy fight lived up to the billing. WBC and The Ring heavyweight champion Tyson Fury (31-0-1, 21 KOs) put his championships on the line against his old rival, Deontay Wilder (42-2-1, 41 KOs), in their first fight since Fury took those titles off of him back in Feb. 2020. It took 11 rounds, […]

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Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury: A Trilogy Defined by Its Twists

Setting an aggressive pace, Fury landed 82 punches compared to Wilder’s 34, according to CompuBox. Several of Fury’s blows transformed Wilder’s facial expressions into popular social media memes. He knocked Wilder down in the third and fifth rounds. By the seventh, Wilder’s trainer, Mark Breland, saw the damage on his fighter’s body and threw a […]

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What Time is the Fury vs Wilder Fight?

Of course, size alone doesn’t guarantee success for a heavyweight. Otherwise the 7-foot-tall Nikolai Valuev and the 7-foot-1 Julius Long would rank among the all-time greats. But for a skilled, versatile fighter like Fury, outlier size adds a dimension that he thinks opponents cannot handle. “I’m setting a landmark here,” Fury told reporters last week. […]

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Rare Collection of Muhammad Ali Sketches Sell for Almost $1 Million at Auction

Rare Collection of Muhammad Ali Sketches Sells for Almost $1 Million at Auction Other pieces that were sold include a 1979 painting entitled “I Love You America,” which sold for $150,312. Another preparatory sketch of “Sting Like a Bee,” went for $637. G/O Media may get a commission Ali’s affinity for art and poetry can […]

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Why We Can’t Quit Muhammad Ali

Burns and his cast of talking heads give viewers a wink and a nod on this one; I will also give a wink and a nod here. Third: Why did Ali call Joe Frazier every racist name in the book? When he mocked Frazier’s intelligence or when he brought out gorilla costumes to mock his […]

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“The Most Beloved Man on the Planet”: Ken Burns on Muhammad Ali

Ken Burns, the celebrated documentarian whose films have chronicled America’s story from jazz to baseball to war, is out with his and his team’s newest work, a four-part documentary about the life of Muhammad Ali. The film, called simply Muhammad Ali and produced by Burns, daughter Sarah Burns, and David McMahon, tells Ali’s full life […]

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