Status: Winner of 2000 French Open and 1995 Australian Open. Winner of 18 career WTA singles titles and 10 doubles titles. Achieved a career high singles ranking of #3 in 1995.
DOB: Jan. 15, 1975 In: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Childhood Hero: “Chris Evert.”
Hobbies/Interests: “Reading, cooking, dancing, music, jet skiing, biking, backgammon, playing cards.”
Favorite Movies: [...]
40-1 underdog James “Buster” Douglas became a worldwide household name on February 11, 1990 – the night he shocked just about everyone by knocking out the seemingly unbeatable “Iron” Mike Tyson in Tokyo, Japan to win the world heavyweight championship. It was one of the finest heavyweight performances of all-time, Douglas was poetry in motion, [...]
Boxing fans share their encounters of meeting a famous boxer. Some amazing stories about Mike Tyson, Roberto Duran and Marvin Hagler are revealed..
Philip H. Anselmo: “I used to frequent Lynn Ball’s gym in Dallas, so he’s one. He fought at all different weights. He fought Nigel Benn at super-middle, then Michael Dokes at heavy. Super [...]
(Note: This Biofile interview was conducted in New York City in 1995.)
Status: Former Lightweight and Junior Lightweight champion. Pro record is 79-6-3 (45 KO’s).
Ht: 5-6 1/2 Wt: 147
DOB: May 24, 1962 In: Bayamon, Puerto Rico
Childhood Heroes: “Muhammad Ali, Ray Leonard.”
Nicknames: “Macho Man, Little Man, Papa Man.”
Hobbies/Interests: “Jogging, watching basketball, handball, pool, flying remote control helicopters, [...]
Status: Heavyweight contender will challenge champion Wladimir Klitschko this weekend in Germany. His professional record is 27-0 (15 KO’s).
Ht: 6-8 Wt: 260
DOB: December 14, 1979 In: Krakow, Poland
First Boxing Memory: ”I watched Andrew Golota fight when I was 15. Then I watched all of his fights. At the time I wasn’t interested in sports yet. [...]
People started arriving two hours before the show to see Mike Tyson again. The former Heavyweight champion of the world 25 years ago performed his one-man show “Mike Tyson Undisputed Truth” for two weeks in August at the Longacre Theatre on Broadway in New York City.
Excitement was in the air to see Mike Tyson [...]
Status: WBC Silver Welterweight champion will attempt to win WBC Interim Welterweight title on Sat. night at HP Pavilion in San Jose vs. Robert Guerrero.
Ht: 5-7 Wt: 147
DOB: September 4, 1983 In: Trabzon, Turkey
Record: 23-0 (17 KO’s).
First Boxing Memory: I have been fighting for 20 years now. I remember going into [...]
Mike Tyson suddenly strides into the room with the similar energy to how he walked to the ring, chin slightly tucked, walking with a purpose. His presence immediately arrests your attention. He took a few quick glances around, noticing the paintings and sketches of Reggie Jackson, Secretariat, and Marilyn Monroe, as well as a large [...]
Status: IBF mandatory challenger will box Randall Bailey for the vacant IBF Welterweight title.
Ht: 5-11 Wt: 147
DOB: April 26, 1983 In: Philadelphia, PA
First Boxing Memory: ”It goes back…probably watching Oscar De La Hoya or Mike Tyson when I was little.”
Boxing Inspirations: ”Joe Frazier. I grew up in [...]
Finally, my second book, is available to the public via Amazon.com. “Marcelo Rios: The Man We Barely Knew” was a book project that was very important for me, for a few reasons. Rios was the player that captivated me with his playing style when I fell in love with the sport full force, back in [...]
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