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All articles by Eric Armit
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Displaying articles 1 to 10.1960 The Heavyweights
Sat, 02 May 2020
Having looked at the title holders in 1960 I thought I would select one division-the heavyweights-and review who was in the ratings or climbing and what the future held for them.
One name dominated the heavy
The 1960's Heavyweights
Sat, 25 Apr 2020
Having looked as the title holders in 1960 I thought I would complete the picture by looking at who was in the ratings or climbing and what the future held for them.
One name dominated the heavyweight division in 1960 and it
1960 - The Champions
Thu, 16 Apr 2020
Sugar Ray Robinson.
I occasionally get someone asking me about how I started to write about boxing and although I can’t recall when I first wrote I can recall approximately when I first began to compile records of
The Great Wells Fargo Bank Robbery
Fri, 10 Apr 2020
In January 1981 boxing looked to be on the cusp of an exciting era. Just two years ago a relatively new and vibrant promoter named Harold Smith had emerged and now he was promoting a show entitled “This Is
The Past Week in Action 17 March 2020
Wed, 18 Mar 2020
Lee connects with a left at Prieto.
-Brandun Lee shines on ShoBox and looks a high quality prospect
-Seasoned pro Tshifihiwa Munyai wins the vacant South African title
-A spate of five BBB of C Area t
Snips and Snipes 12 March 2020
Fri, 13 Mar 2020
Finally the”Canelo” Alvarez vs. Billy Joe Saunders fight is set for 2 May. My hope is that Gennady Golovkin’s delayed IBF title defence against Kamil Szeremeta acts as a semi-final with the winners-Alvarez and Go
The Past Week in Action 10 March 2020
Wed, 11 Mar 2020
Helenius drops Kownacki.
-Robert Helenius scores big upset as he stops unbeaten Adam Kownacki in four rounds and Efe Ajagba and Frank Sanchez score wins on the undercard
-Jonjo Carroll stops Scott
The Past Week in Action 4 March 2020
Thu, 05 Mar 2020
-Mikey Garcia floors and outpoints Jessie Vargas
-Roman Gonzalez stops Khalid Yafai to win the WBA super flyweight title
-Julio Cesar Martinez outpoints Jay Harris in WBC flyweight title defence
Snips and Snipes 27 February 2020: Fury Triumphs After Tribulations
Fri, 28 Feb 2020
What a great achievement by Tyson Fury to come through all of his troubles and tribulations to triumph. At one time it seemed he had serious mental and physical problems and that his career might be over just when he had r
The Past Week in Action 25 February 2020: Fury Crushes Wilder
Wed, 26 Feb 2020
Las Vegas, NV, USA: Heavy: Tyson Fury (30-0-1) W TKO 7Deontay Wilder (42-1-1). Super Bantam: Emanuel Navarrete (31-1) W TKO 11 Jeo Santisima (19-3). Heavy: Charles Martin (28-2-1) W TKO 6 Gerald Washington (20-4-1). Wel