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Rocky Gattellari's Olympic Dream
He fought for the world title against Salvatore Bur...
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Catching Up With Cooper And Ali
"He was a very nice guy," he told me. "Great sense of ...
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Proud As Punch
The loin-cloth clad competitors were in for the kill - literally! They ...
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I've Been Conferred An Obe
I am ''doing the pads'' with a youngster when I feel a light tap on the shoulder. It's this grey...
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Is Amateur Boxing Really Boxing
It has been too long since I was involved to try and...
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Blood, Sweat, And Broken Noses
Like these people? I had made the mistake of assuming that this sport was dominated by thugs with...
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For The Love Of Boxing
And I enjoy watching the fights even better in the company of Bugsy,...
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The Beijing Nine Fighting For Oz
Competing in their second Olympic Games are Anthony Little, West Australian lightweight, and welterweight Gera...
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The Great And Humble Joe Louis
But I will tell you something that shows the Brown Bomber was a decent, humble, lonely man of im...
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Why Alex Ramos Never Won Olympic Gold
I could talk about the way young men are taken from poverty and poor education and thrust – whilst ...
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Fight A Priest, Trust A Fighter
Before the match we had to wish them success in the dressing-room. Sometimes Father Dave prays with them. Here, that&#...
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Those Unforgettable Games
A remembered line from my report at the 1956 Olympic Games, the day the box...
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Lionel Rose, My Boyhood Hero
Mr. Rose was a regular visitor to Maurie's house behind his sh...
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