FROM THE DESK OF: David Martinez

(Spring 2017 Edition)

Next week is officially the start of Spring and let me say as we start a new season, how truly delighted I am to bring the best in boxing, as I know it, with my website to everyone 다운로드. I would like to say thank you for all those that have written in support and offered input. Also to the many that have purchased products 다운로드.

This website is coming up into its 10th year since it began on July 15, 2007. The people that have contributed over the years have done so in such a positive and professional way 영문 윈도우7 다운로드.

Those that are a key people in making this website the success that it is are: John Boitnott (Web-Master), Bob Quackenbush (Proof Reader and Photo Editing), Kathy Kraft (Proof Reader), Jim Amato (Senior Boxing Writer), Tom Donelson (Author, Member of Boxing Writers of America), Harold Lederman (HBO / Hey Harold!), Steve Corbo (Guest Post / Advisor / Proof Reader).

I must and always will be so honored to have had my friend (pictured above) the late Rusty Rubin, the former editor of Ring Sports Magazine, and was the first to contribute to this website in its beginning with his featured column “In Rusty’s Corner” and “Glove2Glove” which offered prayers for the sick and needy.

I would like to ask everybody to please join me in prayer for Jim Amato. This week in having surgery on his neck, he suffered a heart attack. Jim, from Ohio, has contributed to since 2008. His expertise and honesty in boxing is respected by all. May Jim Amato have a full and speedy recovery – God bless.

I am excited to be able to share an article piece and some rare photos coming to my website. It is regarding my days contributing to a boxing club back in the eighties in my hometown, and was a wonderful learning experience for me working with all the youth boxers, plus being a part of many amateur boxing shows. It will be posted for viewing in about a week.

A year ago, March 2016, I listed “The 25 Greatest Boxers of All Time” and in the last twelve months that has certainly drawn lots of attention and with a vast difference of opinions.

I ranked these great boxers at the absolute prime, height, peak, and pinnacles of their careers. I was not concerned who beat who, and there was no bias with some of my favorites.

If you’re looking for some of the other great fighters such as: Sandy Saddler, George Dixon, Abe Attell, Flash Elorde, Pancho Villa, Julio Cesar Chavez, Fighting Harada, Tiger Flowers, Sugar Ray Leonard, Wilfredo Gomez, Marvin Hagler, Packey McFarland – just to name a few – they are in my second tier of 26 through 50.

Here’s another look at my ranking of the top 25:

1 – Sugar Ray Robinson

2 – Benny Leonard

3 – Henry Armstrong

4 – Willie Pep

5 – Jack Johnson

6 – Muhammad Ali

7 – Joe Louis

8 – Roberto Duran

9 – Joe Gans

10 – Harry Greb

11 – Eder Jofre

12 – Carlos Monzon

13 – Jack Dempsey

14 – Jimmy Wilde

15 – Sam Langford

16 – Barney Ross

17 – Harry Wills

18 – Tony Canzoneri

19 – Jimmy McLarnin

20 – Kid Chocolate

21 – Rocky Marciano

22 – Mickey Walker

23 – Gene Tunney

24 – Stanley Ketchel

25 – Archie Moore

I know you have many choices in boxing, and I want to thank you for making this website one of them!


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