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Introducing: Rusty Rubin

I free-lance & write boxing feature stories & fight result articles for Ring Sports Magazine – so let it be my pleasure to introduce my good friend & editor-in-chief Rusty Rubin into my boxing website … hopefully you will enjoy his column & input – as I do each & every month!
David Martinez

Boxing Historian


In Rusty’s Corner

Rusty Rubin is the editor-in-chief of, the publication and website advisor, and is the author of three acclaimed boxing books!

‘Therapeutic’ and ‘helpful in dealing with a life threatening illness’, are the words that seem to be most used when readers write to me about “Woozel, Boxing and Me” ( #31810). This book has been given 4½ stars at (read the reviews) and was awarded “Boxing Book of the Year, 2006” by

Woozel, Boxing and Me is far more than just a compilation of many funny and true boxing stories, oddities and quotes. The book serves as a final tribute to the memory of Susiey Walker, my zany best friend of more than 25 years, who loved life and knew how to live it to the max. This book has helped many people deal with terminal illness and death, although that was never my overt intention in writing this book. I am now working on a follow up.

Wuz traveled and attended many West Coast boxing events with me and by so doing created many of those unforgettable moments with her positive, but often zany attitude and always bubbly personality. Sue passed away in Feb. 2004, at age 54, after a tough 5-year battle with colon cancer. Although she never got into the ring, She was a true fighter with the (body of a model and) the heart of a champion.

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