Category Archives: Thomas Hearns

Floyd Mayweather v. Ray Leonard

In the golden ballroom of a grand casino stands a ring in which I sit flanked by my two guests, Floyd Mayweather and Sugar Ray Leonard. They are here because they share my obsession: who would’ve won had they met at their respective peaks? George Thomas Clark – Floyd, you’re certainly one of the most […]

Also posted in Boxing, Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao, Marvin Hagler, Oscar de la Hoya, Roberto Duran, Wilfred Benitez

Puerto Rican Trilogy

This story is from the collection “Puerto Rican Trilogy”

Also posted in Boxing, Brain, Dementia Pugilistica, Edwin Rosario, Hector Camacho, Puerto Rico, Ray Leonard, Roberto Duran, Wilfred Benitez

Memories of Emanuel Steward

The email from a friend dropped in my box and simply said: “RIP Emanuel Steward.” I thought this is a mistake, it must be, Steward always looks handsome and healthy on TV, he’s a winner, he’ll live a long time, it must be another guy with the same name who, quickly and privately, withered at […]

Also posted in Boxing, Emanuel Steward, Lennox Lewis, Mixed Martial Arts, Muhammad Ali, Ray Leonard, Roberto Duran, Wladimir Klitschko

Visiting Roberto Duran

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

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