Category: vintage boxing

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”

On this Day🗓️: (Ivan Calderon Outduels Hugo Cazares)

🗓️On this day (August 25th, 2007), Puerto Rican underrated legend 👑🇵🇷Ivan Calderon moved up from a long tenure as Strawweight Champion to fight for 🇲🇽Hugo Fidel Cazares’s WBO Light-Flyweight Title and for the vacant RING Light-Flyweight Championship of the world. Continue reading “On this Day🗓️: (Ivan Calderon Outduels Hugo Cazares)”

A Wall of Security Forms at Lennox Lewis & Mike Tyson’s Showdown

📅On June 8th, 2002 – 18 years ago on this day, we were given this unique, chaotic scene proceeding the mega-anticipated fight between the LINEAL/IBF/WBC Heavyweight Champion of the World 👑🥇🇬🇧Lennox Lewis (39-2-1, 30KO👊), and the former Undisputed, and baddest man on the planet 🇺🇸“Iron” Mike Tyson (49-3-0, 43KO👊👊). Continue reading “A Wall of Security Forms at Lennox Lewis & Mike Tyson’s Showdown”

Simply Put, the Greatest Single Round in Boxing History

By Tré Berry III🖊️| 04/15/2020

That was round 1 of 👑🇺🇸Marvelous Marvin Hagler (60-2-2, 51KO👊) and 🇺🇸Thomas “Hitman” Hearns (40-1-0, 35KO👊👊) legendary 🗓️April 15th, 1984 clash 36 years to the day. Hagler would go on to defend his ♛RING-MAGAZINE, WBA, WBC & IBF Middleweight Titles in an 💣explosive finish by knocking Hearns out, putting him away for good Continue reading “Simply Put, the Greatest Single Round in Boxing History”

Iron vs Jinx: Mike Tyson Gets His Crown (Mike Tyson | Michael Spinks)

MIKE TYSON VS. MICHAEL SPINKS

Fight Date – 📅June 27th, 1988

Location – 🏟️Convention Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey, U.S.A.

On The Line – Mike Tyson’s WBA, WBC, IBF Heavyweight Titles & Michael Spinks 👑LINEAL/RING Heavyweight World Championship Belt

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This was the meeting that boxing needed to officially put to rest the dispute at Heavyweight as to who was the Champion, as two undefeated great fighters would meet at the Convention Hall of in front of roughly 20,000 in attendance.  🇺🇸“Iron” Mike Tyson (34-0-0, 30KO👊👊) at the age of Continue reading “Iron vs Jinx: Mike Tyson Gets His Crown (Mike Tyson | Michael Spinks)”