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Category Archives: Bermane Stiverne

Stiverne to Beat Wilder in Heavyweight Title Fight

This week I’ve been watching tapes of Deontay Wilder pole-axe thirty-two straight opponents, most with his whip-cracking right hand. I’ve also checked him out on other occasions. Knockouts, like all traumas, attract attention. Now he has an opportunity to fight Bermane Stiverne, owner of the WBC heavyweight championship belt, the only one not in the […]

Also posted in Boxing, Deontay Wilder, Jerry Quarry, Joe Frazier, Muhammad Ali

Mayor Klitschko’s Successes

I didn’t worry about ragged furniture in my office at Kiev City Hall. The city looked much worse as unemployment rose, wages fell, our till stood empty, protestors lived in tents a hundred meters from my office, and Russian troops mobilized on our eastern border. The big bears intended to convince all Ukrainians, and especially […]

Also posted in Boxing, Kiev, Mixed Martial Arts, Ronda Rousey, Russia, Ukraine, Vitali Klitschko, Vladimir Putin, Wladimir Klitschko

Return of The King

I’m back and know you’ve missed me as much as I’ve missed having you listen to me. I may be the world’s most splendid talker. In public I spellbind, in groups I entertain, and one on one I scare hell out of people. There’s nothing bad in that. That’s life, and a damn good one. […]

Also posted in Boxing, Dementia Pugilistica, Don King, George Foreman, Larry Holmes, Muhammad Ali, Tim Witherspoon, Wladimir Klitschko