By Geno McGahee The boxing world lost another champion today. Former WBC heavyweight king, Ken Norton, 42-7-1, 33 KO’s, passed away at the age of 70, leaving a legacy behind. In the golden era of heavyweights, he shined, presenting an intimidating and muscular force in the ring and had great success.
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By Geno McGahee The former WBC heavyweight champion, Ken Norton, 69, has suffered a heart attack and is currently in a Las Vegas hospital. Jose Sulaiman noted that Norton didn’t “look good,” after a visit with the former champ. Norton may be best known for his wars with Muhammad Ali and Larry Holmes. He took [...]
Book News: Boxing Interviews Of A Lifetime Captures both the Boxing World & Hollywood – It’s a Must Read!
There are artists that live in the hearts of their fans. When an artist nears the end of their long and illustrious career, they find the time to sit down and reflect, telling intimate stories, recalling the moments that defined their careers and giving insight to those that hope to one day make their way [...]
By Brian Wilbur We are nearing the end of the countdown, but don’t be sad faithful readers, because the 20 greatest heavyweights of all time are still to come! If you need to catch up with the previous 80 boxers on my list you can find a link to the past entries under “Categories” on [...]
Up Close and Personal with Former 2-Time World Heavyweight Title Challenger “Gentleman” Gerry Cooney
Interview by Mike “Rubber Warrior” Plunkett “I was a bad man, a bad man” – Gerry Cooney In the early 80’s Gerry Cooney was clearly on the rise as a destructive force in the heavyweight division. Blessed with desire, skill and arguably one of the most destructive left hooks in division history, “Gentleman” Gerry quickly [...]
Europa Casino Bonus —————————————————————————————————————————- Claim your Titan Bet Bonus RSR CEO/Publisher, “Bad” Brad Berkwitt’s first book: “Boxing Interviews of a Lifetime” has caused quite a stir and has gotten a reaction rarely seen. The Washington Post did a four page spread on it titled “Book Is Talk of the Boxing World”. Boxing Writer Julius Stecker [...]
From the Boxing Ring to Hollywood: Superman Star Jack O’Halloran Speaks to RSR About His Remarkable Life, Part I
Exclusive Interview by Geno McGahee (Reposted for Archive purposes) “I was given a good talent and I never really took care of it.”—Jack O’Halloran Most people know Jack O’Halloran from his movie career. His portrayal of the mute super villain “Non” in Superman and Superman II may be his most memorable performance, but before he was [...]