First Transgender Boxer to Compete As Woman Then Man Will Make Professional Debut This Year

First Transgender Boxer to Compete As Woman Then Man Will Make Professional Debut This Year

Earlier this month, the LA Times had a great feature on Pat Manuel, the first trans-boxer to compete as a woman and then a man. The 32 year-old Manuel is a five-time amateur boxing champion who’s set to make his professional debut later this year. Manuel told the Times’ Kevin Baxter: “I still have split seconds of not […]

15 Fights Everyone Should Know (Part 3)

15 Fights Everyone Should Know (Part 3)

This series of articles explore 15 fights that every sports fan should know. [You can read “Part 1” by clicking this link here, or “Part 2” by  clicking here.]   11.) Marciano v Walcott Rocky Marciano went to the grave undefeated – but a 1952 fight against Jersey Joe Walcott almost changed that. Over 50 years later, this bout is still considered one […]

15 Fights Everyone Should Know (Part 2)

15 Fights Everyone Should Know (Part 2)

In this article, we’ll continue our examination of boxings biggest bouts. This list is includes a solid selection of fights to introduce readers to the sweet science. You can read “Part 1” by clicking this link here. 6.) Hagler v Hearns A lot of marquee match-up have cute nicknames – boxing promoters apparently love rhyming – but Hagler-Hearns had no such moniker. This […]

15 Fights Everyone Should Know (Part 1)

15 Fights Everyone Should Know (Part 1)

Anyone who’s ever had a passing interest in boxing has probably wondered where to start. Well, in order to accommodate our readers in this regard, I’ve compiled a list of “15 Fights Everyone Should Know“.  These bouts are a great place for any aspiring observer of pugilism to begin their education. [NOTE: While boxers like Sam Langford and Jack Johnson clearly […]