Category: Vintage Photos

A Legacy in a Single Snapshot

Pictured here is some of what 👑🥇🇺🇦Oleksandr Usyk (16-0-0, 12KO) has left us in the sport of boxing as a Cruiserweight, as he ventures off to the Heavyweight division in pursuit of bigger aspirations. From his masterclass performances against elite fighters in 🇵🇱Kyzysztof Glowacki, 🇺🇸Michael Hunter, 🇱🇻Mairis Breidis & 🇷🇺Murat Gassiev who all entered into the ring undefeated when they faced the Ukrainian… Continue reading “A Legacy in a Single Snapshot”

Tyson Fury Being Tyson Fury & the Glory of a Cutman

It took 47 stitches to close up the gash that 🇬🇧Tyson Fury (29-0-1, 20KO) received Saturday night in his unanimous decision win over Otto Wallin at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. After being stitched up the night went on for the Gypsy King!

“I went to the hospital, had a few stitches, went home and had an early night.”

“Then I’ve got up, gone to the casino, won five grand, had a few beers and now I’m going to have a few more beers. I’m ready for war with Deontay Wilder on February 22nd.”

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Flashback to 2008 Gold-Medal Final Match in the Featherweight Division ◯‍◯‍◯‍◯‍◯

A young 19 year old Ukrainian by the name of 🇺🇦Vasiliy Lomachenko had already made an indelible impression to amateur viewers, as well as personnel and officials in the sport after a long streak of standout performances en route to winning a couple of tournaments in different locations, and in him mowing through the competition en route to getting to the Gold-Medal match of the 2008 Olympics. There he would fight French fighter 🇫🇷Khedafi Djelkhir, who battled his way to the final round – for all of the marbles… Continue reading “Flashback to 2008 Gold-Medal Final Match in the Featherweight Division ◯‍◯‍◯‍◯‍◯”

Respect in Combat

🇺🇸Maurice Hooker and 🇺🇸Jose Ramirez embrace after their Super-Lightweight unification bout Saturday night in Arlington, Texas. Ramirez stopped Hooker in the 6th round to win the WBC and WBO Titles.

“I lost focus and you can’t lose focus at this level. You can’t lose focus for a second or you see what happens. I have no excuse. I lost. It wasn’t my night. I went out like a true champion with a bang.”

“He’s a champ for a reason. I take my hat off to him.”
-Maurice Hooker