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Paul Williams Biofile  | read this item

Paul Williams Biofile

Age first started boxing: Eight. First boxing memory: My first fight. I beat up on a little fellow and he was crying, but I was glad I won. Inspiration: To take it one round at a time and make it back to the corner for further instructions from (trainer/father figure) Mr (George) Peterson. That’s all. […]

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Ozzie Guillen Classic Biofile (1996)  | read this item

Ozzie Guillen Classic Biofile (1996)

(NOTE: This Biofile was done in 1996 at the Chicago White Sox training camp in Sarasota, Florida.) Status: Manager of Miami Marlins. Former MLB shortstop from 1985-2000 with Chicago White Sox, Baltimore, Atlanta and Tampa Bay. DOB: January 20, 1964 In: Ocumare del Tuy, Venezuela Baseball Inspirations: “Roberto Clemente. David Concepcion – from Venezuela, shortstop.” […]

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Biofile with Felix 'Tito' Trinidad  | read this item

Biofile with Felix ‘Tito’ Trinidad

Status: Former Welterweight, junior middleweight and middleweight champion. Ring record is 42-3 (35 KO’s). Ht: 5-11 Wt: 160 Born On: January 10, 1973 In: Cupey Alto, Puerto Rico Childhood Heroes: “Ray Leonard. I like his style, the way he boxed, his movement. I met him at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas for the Yori […]

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Biofile with Sugar Shane Mosley  | read this item

Biofile with Sugar Shane Mosley

STATUS: Three-division world champion boxer will take on Manny Pacquiao in Las Vegas on May 7. HT: 5-9 WT: 154 DOB: Sept. 7, 1971 IN: Lynwood, CA BOXING INSPIRATIONS: “Sugar Ray Leonard, Muhammad Ali, Richie Sandoval – I used to watch him training hard in the Pomana [CA] Athletic League gym when I was 10.” […]

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Classic Biofile: Julio Cesar Chavez  | read this item

Classic Biofile: Julio Cesar Chavez

(Note: This Biofile with legendary champion is from 1993 – my second year as a professional journalist. It was the peak of the Chavez reign, just before the infamous San Antonio showdown on September 10, 1993. I was very lucky to get this Biofile with Chavez who did very few one-on-one interviews with American media. Glady […]

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Throwing Mayweather to the lions  | read this item

Throwing Mayweather to the lions

  It happens to most all of our boxing champions – the time comes when they are sacrificed, thrown to the lions. It’s the natural evolution of the ruthless world of boxing which is a jungle. It happened to Sugar Ray Leonard against Terry Norris. It happened to Joe Louis against Rocky Marciano, Roberto Duran […]

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Biofile with Terry Norris  | read this item

Biofile with Terry Norris

  Status: Three-time Super Welterweight champion boxed as a pro from 1986-1998. Retired with a record of 47-9 (31 KO’s). Ht: 5-9 Wt: 154 DOB: June 17, 1967 In: Lubbock, TX Nicknames: “T-Bone, Terrible, Tino.” Childhood Heroes: “Muhammad Ali, Sugar Ray Leonard, Reggie Jackson, J.R. Richard – great players, great people.” Hobbies/Interests: “Bowling, time with […]

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Biofile with Lino Barros  | read this item

Biofile with Lino Barros

  Status: Professional boxer. #7 WBO Cruiserweight contender. Member of 2000 Brazilian Olympic Team. Pro record is 32-2 (29 KO’s). Ht: 6-1 Wt: 200 DOB: June 29, 1976 In: Matogrosso, Brazil Boxing Inspirations: “Sugar Ray Leonard, Roy Jones Jr., Mike Tyson.” Hobbies/Leisure Activities: “Soccer. Go out with friends, enjoy life.” First Boxing Memory: “Sugar Ray Leonard […]

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Biofile with Manny Pacquiao

12/2/08,Las Vegas,Nevada --- Four-time world champion Manny Pacquiao,General Santos,Philippines listens to chief trainer Freddie Roach(L) as he goes thru final preparations for his upcoming world welterweight rumble "Dream Match" against the 'Golden Boy' Oscar De La Hoya,East Los Angeles on Saturday,December 6 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas,Nevada. Golden Boy and Top Rank present De La Hoya vs. Pacquiao which will available on HBO Pay Per View. --- Photo Credit : Chris Farina - Top Rank (no other credit allowed) copyright 2008  | read this item

Biofile with Manny Pacquiao

Status: Eight-time world champion in boxing. Ht: 5-6 Wt: 147 DOB: December 17, 1978 In: Cabangal, Philippines Age started boxing: 12. Early boxing memory: My first fight gave me one dollar. I gave the dollar to my mother. Favorite all-time fighter: Sugar Ray Leonard. Pre-fight meal: Rice and fish. Pre-fight superstition: Pray. Just pray. Pray […]

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John McEnroe On Boxing  | read this item

John McEnroe On Boxing

Why I Like Boxing: John McEnroe September 13, 1981, John McEnroe was on top of the world. He was the world’s #1 tennis player, having just won his third consecutive U.S. Open title in New York. Just three nights after his 46 62 64 63 KO win over Bjorn Borg, which sent the super Swede […]

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