Category: vintage boxing

Looking for Payback, the Sugar Man Does the Unthinkable and Makes Him Quit (Leonard vs. Duran II)

On this date, 🗓️November 25th, 1980, immeasurably gifted talent 👑🥇🇺🇸“Sugar” Ray Leonard (27-1-0, 18KO) and legendary Panamanian LINEAL/WBC World Welterweight Champion 👑🇵🇦Roberto Duran (72-1-0, 56KO) met for their worldly anticipated rematch that took place at the Superdome in 🏟️New Orleans, Louisiana. Continue reading “Looking for Payback, the Sugar Man Does the Unthinkable and Makes Him Quit (Leonard vs. Duran II)”

History Was Made, Expectations Met, and a Champion’s Legs Were Taken Away (Tyson vs. Berbick)

On this date, 🗓️November 22nd, 1986, Heavyweight boxing legend 👑🇺🇸“Iron” Mike Tyson (27-0-0, 25KO) began his legend by becoming the youngest of all time to win a version of a Heavyweight world title at age 20, destroying tough WBC Heavyweight titlist 🇯🇲Trevor Berbick (31-4-1, 23KO) in devastating fashion, and sending a terrifying message to the rest of the boxing world. Continue reading “History Was Made, Expectations Met, and a Champion’s Legs Were Taken Away (Tyson vs. Berbick)”

Two Great Champions, and Amnesia Take Place in Front of Michigan Audience (Frazier vs. Foster)

On this date, 🗓️November 18th, 1970, hard-nose Light-Heavyweight King 👑🇺🇸Bob Foster (41-4-0, 35KO) tried his hand at the Heavyweight Champion of the World, that being the relentless 👑🥇🇺🇸“Smokin” Joe Frazier (25-0-0, 23KO) for the RING/WBA/WBC World Titles. Continue reading “Two Great Champions, and Amnesia Take Place in Front of Michigan Audience (Frazier vs. Foster)”

Revenge By a Couple Sledgehammers (Lennox Lewis vs. Hasim Rahman II)

On this date, 🗓️November 17th, 2001, Heavyweight boxing legend 👑🥇🇬🇧Lennox Lewis (39-2-1, 30KO) regained the RING/WBC/IBF Championship of the World by avenging his loss to 🇺🇸Hasim “The Rock” Rahman (35-3-0, 29KO) that he suffered earlier within the year, to get his sweet revenge, to ascend back to the top of the division. Continue reading “Revenge By a Couple Sledgehammers (Lennox Lewis vs. Hasim Rahman II)”

Talking Legends:📽️ Wilfred Benitez

By Tré Berry III🖊️ | 09/09/2020

Some people are born with talent who are unable to harness it, and some have natural abilities that can be 🔑unlocked through repetition and hard work. There are also those who classify as prodigies, whose talent overrides the natural progression that one is supposed to take in harnessing those skills, which enables everything to come easy for them. That there describes 👑🇺🇸🇵🇷Wilfred “El Radar” Benitez (53-8-1, 31KO👊) to a “T”. He was as natural a talent that boxing has ever seen, with nearly unrivaled defensive capabilities. Continue reading “Talking Legends:📽️ Wilfred Benitez”