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Enrique Bolanos / R.I.P.

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*** FLASHBACK – this article first appeared on on June 27, 2012 and again on April 11, 2018 for viewing 다운로드.

By David Martinez / Boxing Historian /

On June 4, 2012, at the age of 87, Enrique Bolanos, top lightweight contender, passed away.  I never saw him fight, but had the pleasure of meeting him and his lovely wife Ruby at various boxing venues.  According to people I know that saw him fight, he was a magnificent boxer that packed southland arenas and stadiums in the Los Angeles area like no other in the golden era of boxing (the 40’s and 50’s) 다운로드.

He engaged in over 100 bouts, winning 79, and fought all the best boxers of his time. Some of the top fighters he faced were Manuel Ortiz, Chalky Wright, Ike Williams, Jackie Wilson, Joey Barnum, John Thomas, Art Aragon, Maxie Docusen, Jimmy Carter, and Paddy DeMarco. 

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Fight of the Century / 50th Anniversary

*** FLASHBACK *** this article has previously appeared twice on – dates: March 5, 2011 and March 14, 2016

By David Martinez / Boxing Historian /

As we have approached this week in boxing, something that will forever live in the history of the sport happened fifty years ago: Joe Frazier vs 다운로드. Muhammad Ali – the FIGHT OF THE CENTURY.

On March 8, 1971, the boxing world saw the most eagerly anticipated championship fight that I have ever been involved with in my many years in boxing 얼음요괴 이야기 다운로드.

The fight itself exceeded even its own promotional hype between two fighters unbeaten and having contrasting styles. They both had legitimate claims to the heavyweight title, Ali as lineal champion (31-0 / 25 by KO) and Frazier as the undisputed heavyweight champion (26-0 / 23 by KO) 다운로드. The guaranteed purses were 2.5 million dollars to each, then a record for a single prize fight.

I will always remember where I was on that Monday night, watching on closed circuit, at the historic Granada Theater, Santa Barbara, California 영인스님 천수경 mp3 다운로드.

The fight took place at Madison Square Garden, New York City, with a star studded audience. The ringside commentators were Don Dunphy, Archie Moore, Burt Lancaster, and my late friend Arthur Mercante served as the referee 건조스킨.

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*** FLASHBACK *** This article piece originally appeared on on June 6, 2019

By David Martinez / Boxing Historian /

Back when I was a kid in the fifties and sixties, I would come across a magazine called The Referee that was either at my father’s barber shop or at the local newsstands nearby 다운로드.

It was actually in 1961 that I would start to obtain these magazines to educate myself with boxing and wrestling. It was mainly a west coast publication that was published to serve as a fight program with updates for the upcoming various events 2017 엑셀 가계부 다운로드. It was available at fight venues as well as news-stands.

Although, I do not have every issue, the issues I have are certainly treasured collectables 까텔레나.

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Eddie Machen / He Met The Best

* FLASHBACK * This article originally appeared on on June 18, 2008

WBA Heavyweight Championship / Chicago, Illinois / March 5, 1965
Eddie Machen (left) loses 15 round unanimous decision to Ernie Terrell

By Jim Amato / Senior Boxing Writer / Contributor to since 2008

He was one of the best heavyweights of his era and possibly one of the
best heavyweights to have never claimed the title mp4 플레이어. He fought the best of
the late 1950’s and 60’s with a high degree of success.

Eddie Machen was born on July 15, 1932 in Redding, California and he
entered the punch for pay ranks in 1955 다운로드. Eddie won all eleven of his bouts
during his maiden year including a knockout over highly regarded Howard

In 1956 Eddie added eight more victories and established himself as a force to be reckoned with in the heavyweight division os x 10 9 5 download. He twice defeated Julio Mederos and also won two bouts against the dangerous Nino Valdes. Eddie closed 1956 with a points victory over tough Johnny Summerlin 인벤터 2017 크랙 다운로드.

In 1957 Eddie had wins over the clever former light heavyweight champion
Joey Maxim of Cleveland, and he also defeated Bob Baker. He closed the year with a kayo over Tommy “Hurricane” Jackson 가을안부. Eddie was now a leading contender for Floyd Patterson’s heavyweight title.

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Terry McGovern


FLASHBACK *** This article originally appeared on on May 15, 2017

By David Martinez / Boxing Historian /

At the turn of the 20th century, Brooklyn was becoming a thriving suburb of its own in the New York Metropolitan area 다운로드.

It was the home of the Brooklyn Bridge, Coney Island, the Trolley Dodgers National League baseball team, and was also the home of “Terrible” Terry McGovern who had migrated there from Johnstown, Pennsylvania at the age of six 고릴라 게임.

The first fight for the Irish-American kid was at Brooklyn’s Jackson Club in early 1897, an amateur bout that ended in a first round victory over Jack Shea 실리콘 벨리 다운로드. That event would officially launch a stellar career in boxing for the young McGovern who turned pro that same year.

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George Garcia … Saying Goodbye to My Best of Friends

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*** FLASHBACK – This article originally appeared on on August 29, 2015 … regarding my friend, who passed away five years ago on August 13, 2015 … at this time annually in August – I refer it to be “George Garcia / Week (R.I.P.) in loving memory with the upmost respect – keeping George’s spirit alive 다운로드!

By David Martinez /

This past week, I said my final goodbye to a wonderful human being and best of friends, George Garcia wpf toolkit. I was honored as a pallbearer and to speak about him at the funeral service. My focus was his kindness which, besides boxing, is what attracted me most and made us the true, everlasting  friends that we were for about the past twenty years 다운로드.

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George leaves behind a host of wonderful family and friends  hy 헤드 라인 m. But it is his long time girlfriend, and later to become his wife, Claire Landless that was and will forever be the soul mate of his life 다운로드. Together they formed a unique bond in love and respect for one other, exhibiting a truly great relationship between a man and a woman.

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George Garcia … Remembering My Best of Friends


*** FLASHBACK – This article originally appeared on on August 16, 2015 and on June 16, 2018 – along with my first article introducing George to my website back in 2007 … NOTE: another article piece will be posted later this week regarding my friend, as this is the week in August that I refer to be “George Garcia / Week (R.I.P.)” in true honor with the most upmost respect – keeping George’s spirit alive 카타나 제로 다운로드!

By David Martinez /

My dear best of friends George Garcia, age 60,  passed away peacefully at his home in Montebello, California on August 13, 2015 after his battle with cancer.  George was a special friend because he was giving and the kindest of people that I have ever known 이클립스 jdk 다운로드.

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We met about twenty years ago through the boxing circles.  He attended many World Boxing Hall of Fame banquets during my ten year (1997-2007) tenure on the Board of Directors 다운로드.

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Jose Luis Garcia

FLASHBACK / This article originally appeared on on June 14, 2014

By Jim Amato / Senior Boxing Writer / World Renowned Boxing Historian and Sports Collector / Contributor to since 2008 – Thank You Jimbo 오토캐드 2012 32비트 다운로드!

There may have never been a more talent rich period in the heavyweight division then from 1968 to 1978. With Muhammad Ali (a.k.a. Cassius Clay) on the sidelines due to his draft case other big men emerged 다운로드. They would compete with each other on an almost equal basis for the next decade. Joe Frazier had risen to the top of the heap but the level below him would remain as mainstays in the ratings for years to come 행복한 나를 다운로드.

Jimmy Ellis, Jerry Quarry, Oscar Bonevena, Floyd Patterson, George Chuvalo and Henry Cooper would eventually give way to Ron Lyle, Joe Bugner, Ken Norton, Earnie Shavers and Jimmy Young 하이 네임 다운로드. All time great champions like George Foreman and Larry Holmes also made their mark and Ali re-emerged to reclaim his throne.

Lost among the giants of that time period was a fine heavyweight from Venezuela named Jose Luis Garcia visa32.dll.

Although Jose never challenged for the world championship he did meet three who did. He also met three world champions in a career that never seemed to reach its full potential.

Jose turned pro in his native country in 1968. He would go undefeated in his first nine bouts before losing a decision to future light heavyweight champion Vincente Rondon. Three fights later Jose was halted by tough Allen Thomas in his first U.S. appearance. The lean Garcia was beginning to grow into a full fledged heavyweight.

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Muhammad Ali / Revisited … (Part #4 of 6)

By David Martinez / Boxing Historian /

In part four of my six part series on Muhammad Ali, I will go back to the time when I started to follow boxing – 1961 다운로드. It was June of that year and I had just celebrated my thirteenth birthday; as a young boy, I eagerly anticipated every boxing match and its results, as I still do today 다운로드.

Something else happened in June of 1961 that would be a significant part of a young Cassius Clay’s (“aka” Muhammad Ali) life in boxing 맥 mysql. One man, a wrestler named Gorgeous George Wagner, would be the one to install the name “The Greatest” to Clay’s fame, and what came with that was his charisma and showmanship 아이패드 논문 다운로드.

A 19 year-old Clay was to have his seventh professional fight vs. Duke Sabedong in Las Vegas. That same week, also in Las Vegas, Gorgeous George was to have a wrestling match vs 다운로드. Freddie Blassie, with both being promoted by Mel “Red” Greb.

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Harold Lederman / R.I.P.

***** FLASHBACK – This article originally appeared on on May 12, 2019 regarding one of my best of friends, Harold Lederman, who passed away just a year ago 웹소설 조아라 다운로드. The boxing world has missed him, and as for myself, that is truly an understatement. Let us all prayerfully remember Harold today, honoring his memory and the true man of kindness that he was – miss you Harold 다운로드.

By David Martinez / Boxing Historian /

I am saddened to report the passing of one of my best friends, HBO Boxing’s Harold Lederman 다운로드. After battling cancer, Harold passed away Saturday, May 11, 2019. He was 79 years old.

Harold was truly a boxing icon. He was also a special friend and one of the kindest people I ever met djmax trilogy 다운로드.

We met over 20 years ago, during my tenure as Boxing Historian and Board Member for the World Boxing Hall of Fame.

Since that time, we remained in close contact and I often shared his podcast videos, “Hey Harold” for my readers, on this website 스플린터셀 다운로드. We also exchanged Christmas cards every year.

In October 2013, Harold was inducted into the California Boxing Hall of Fame. Due to a commitment with HBO he was unable to attend his induction ceremony. I was so honored that he picked me to receive his induction award in his absence.

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