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Several Pieces Of Joe Frazier Memorabilia Up For Auction

01/21/2014
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Several Pieces Of Joe Frazier Memorabilia Up For Auction

Joe Frazier’s youngest son Derek, about whom I’ve written several times, sent me word last week that several items from Smokin’ Joe’s illustrious pugilism career are up for auction. They include a glove signed by Joe, Ken Norton and Leon Spinks; the key to the city that Joe received from Charleston, SC; a collection of…

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This Is What Happens When The Search For ‘Ring Girls’ Comes To Manayunk

10/08/2013
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This Is What Happens When The Search For ‘Ring Girls’ Comes To Manayunk

This slice of Philadelphicana was brought to you by Damon Feldman’s “Champions of Tomorrow” event on Delaware Avenue this Thursday. Boobs seem to be a big part of said event.

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The Story Of A 13-Year-Old Philly Boxer Who Wants To Be Better Than Floyd Mayweather

07/09/2013
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The Story Of A 13-Year-Old Philly Boxer Who Wants To Be Better Than Floyd Mayweather

Further evidence of my stance that journalism is a right place/right time endeavor: Over Memorial Day Weekend, Louden and I went up to the Penn Charter soccer field, track and playground, which is our normal routine. There, we saw something unusual: Several people using the playground as a makeshift training ground, a gym if you…

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Iron Mike Gallego On Why You’ll Spend $69.99 To Watch Tonight’s Mayweather Fight

05/04/2013
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Iron Mike Gallego On Why You’ll Spend $69.99 To Watch Tonight’s Mayweather Fight

From “The World’s Most Powerful Hate Group: Why You Will End Up Watching Mayweather-Guerrero Tonight” … “… There’s no question that Floyd Mayweather has never been as vulnerable as he is tonight. He has been in a period of sustained decline for years punctuated by last year’s trip to the pokey, a stopover that has…

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Joe Frazier’s Youngest Son Will Step Into the Ring This Weekend

10/10/2012
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Joe Frazier’s Youngest Son Will Step Into the Ring This Weekend

Smokin’ Joe Frazier’s youngest son Derek gave me a call yesterday to let me know that, having spent some time working himself into fightin’ shape (with the help of trainers including former Philadelphia Eagle Tre Thomas), he’ll enter the ring for his first amateur bout in Delran, NJ this weekend. The fight will take place…

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Here’s A Picture Of Bernard Hopkins And The Side Of Floyd Mayweather’s Girlfriend’s Boob

05/13/2012
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Here’s A Picture Of Bernard Hopkins And The Side Of Floyd Mayweather’s Girlfriend’s Boob

After a day on the WIP bus trip to the Phillies game in Washington, I passed out before spending $64.95 to get the Floyd Mayweather/Miguel Cotto fight last week. Good thing it was on HBO last night, though. Otherwise, I never would’ve known that the PPV cameras focused so extensively on Miss Jackson’s breastuses. “That…

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Check Out These North Philly Street-Fight Videos

12/17/2011
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Via PhillyRawUncut, “Fight caught on tape goes down in North philly. This is a unofficial boxing fight, so that means these men are not professionals so don’t judge them on professional boxing judge them on street boxing. Let me know who you think won. If you want to see more and better fights like the…

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Pray for, or send positive vibes to, Smokin Joe Frazier

11/05/2011
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Pray for, or send positive vibes to, Smokin Joe Frazier

Having written about Joe Frazier several times in recent years, it saddens me to report that his business manager and friend Les Wolff just confirmed reports that Joe is critically ill with liver cancer. It’s at an advanced stage. It doesn’t look good for the former heavyweight champion of the world. Les said he’s getting…

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Kimbo Slice KOs Some Mope In About 10 Seconds

08/14/2011
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Damn.

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Here’s Video And Photos From Bernard Hopkins Media Day

05/10/2011
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Here’s Video And Photos From Bernard Hopkins Media Day

B Hop held a little chat-and-showoff session with/for members of the Philly press at Joe Hand’s Gym, right off 3rd and Spring Garden streets. He’ll be heading north to Montreal soon for his May 21 rematch with Jean Pascal. First fight was a draw. Most — myself included — thought Hopkins won after a dicey…

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