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Category Archives: Don King

Don King v. Bob Arum

Last night, deserted by my wife and unwilling to be seen alone in a top Las Vegas nightclub, I shuffled into some dive a block or so off the Strip, sat at a small table in a dark corner, and ordered two dry martinis, one for each hand. An old man who should’ve been in […]

Also posted in Bob Arum, Boxing, Emancipation Proclamation, Las Vegas

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 Bermane Stiverne, Boxing, Dementia Pugilistica, George Foreman, Larry Holmes, Muhammad Ali, Tim Witherspoon, Wladimir Klitschko

Visiting Roberto Duran

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

Also posted in Boxing, Dementia Pugilistica, Marvin Hagler, Panama, Panama City, Ray Leonard, Roberto Duran, Thomas Hearns, Wilfred Benitez