Category: Talking Legends

Talking Legends:📽️ Winky Wright

A Saint Petersburg, Florida native, 🇺🇸Ronald “Winky” Wright (51-6-1, 25KO) was one you would consider to be a master boxer when he operated in his own element, and could make a case for being one of the greatest Southpaws to ever lace them up. Wright was one who lived by the mantra of no wasted energy, and operated at his best in middle distance. He had a ramrod of a jab that served as his greatest weapon, and certainly was one of the best 2 or 3 jabs in that entire generation. His defense however was his trademark… Continue reading “Talking Legends:📽️ Winky Wright”

Talking Legends:📽️ Dick Tiger

An all business, no nonsense type of guy, and a proud Nigerian, Richard Ihetu (better known as) 🇳🇬Dick Tiger (60-19-3, 27KO) had been summed up by many of his peers during his tenure as a quality individual in addition to being a great fighter. Continue reading “Talking Legends:📽️ Dick Tiger”

Talking Legends:📽️Evander Holyfield

As much an inspiration as he was a great boxer, ♛🥉🇺🇸Evander “Real Deal” Holyfield (44-10-2, 29KO) was a living embodiment of how much the human spirit can endure, and how you could ⚔️weaponize it as fuel towards your drive in pursuit of your goals. Holyfield had the ability to fight in all 3 ranges, inside, within the pocket, and outside. With his versatility being key to his attack, he also had a great chin, and loved the prospects of getting into a war if you took the fight to him. Continue reading “Talking Legends:📽️Evander Holyfield”

Talking Legends:📽️ Floyd Patterson

Fighting out of Brooklyn, NY, ♛🥇🇺🇸Floyd Patterson (55-8-1, 40KO) was a 2X Heavyweight Champion who reigned supreme in the late 1950’s to early 1960’s. Patterson is often referred to as the bridge between Rocky Marciano & Sonny Liston, sometimes being forgotten in the pantheon of great boxers of the era. Patterson had an interesting style… Continue reading “Talking Legends:📽️ Floyd Patterson”