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Category Archives: Floyd Patterson

Ronda Rousey Returns to Earth

I haven’t been a regular fan of boxing or mixed martial arts for a long time. As a kid and young adult and even into early middle age I used to growl and cheer like millions of other bloodthirsty souls who enjoyed watching people destroy each other. Disappointingly, I don’t recall questioning this behavior. At […]

Also posted in Boxing, Dana White, ESPN.com, George Foreman, Holly Holm, Joe Frazier, Mixed Martial Arts, Ronda Rousey, YouTube

Sonny Liston is Santa Claus

This story is part of the collection “Death in the Ring”

Also posted in Alcohol, Boxing, Christmas, Families, Santa Claus, Sonny Liston

The Dempsey Obsession

This story is from the collection “Death in the Ring”

Also posted in Boxing, Earnie Shavers, Eldridge Cleaver, Gene Tunney, George Foreman, Jack Dempsey, Joe Frazier, Ken Norton, Muhammad Ali, Red Grange, Sonny Liston, Wilt Chamberlain

Wild Life of Oscar Bonavena

This story is part of the collection “Death in the Ring”

Also posted in Argentina, Boxing, Buenos Aires, Dementia Pugilistica, George Foreman, George Thomas Clark, Joe Conforte, Joe Frazier, Muhammad Ali, Murder, Mustang Ranch, Nevada, New York City, Oscar Bonavena, Prostitution, Reno