Two men entered the ring for their first professional boxing match. Only one survived.
Bobby Gunn has fought 71 illicit bare-knuckle boxing matches. He’s never lost.
An account of the 60 minutes after a heavyweight fight at Madison Square Garden that left one boxer with permanent brain damage.
What happend to Serafim Todorov after the 1996 Olympic featherweight semifinals.
Twelve columns about the boxer’s descent, originally published in the Chicago Daily News and the Chicago Sun-Times.
Excerpted from Writers' Fighters and Other Sweet Scientists.
“We, the writers—a word I am using in its most primitive sense—arrived in Chicago about 10 days before the baffling, bruising, an unbelievable two minutes and six seconds at Comiskey Park. We will get to all that later.”
The story of imprisoned boxer James Scott, who contended for the light heavyweight title by staging fights inside Rahway prison.
A profile of the boxer Floyd Patterson, after a painful loss to Sonny Liston.
A final visit with late boxer Teófilo Stevenson, who could have fought or even been Muhammad Ali had he not stayed in Cuba.