Premier Boxing Champions Announces Season Three For Harlem Boxing Lovers

premier-boxing-championsHarlem has a long history of boxing fans and boxing champs like Harlem Tommy MurphyHarry “The Black Panther” Wills, Joe Louis, Tyrone “The Harlem Butcher” Jackson, Hector “Macho” Camacho and many, many more. Continue Reading →

Tyrone “The Harlem Butcher” Jackson, New York Golden Gloves Champ

tyrone-jacksonTyrone Jackson, aka Tyrone “The Harlem Butcher” Jackson, born in Harlem, Jackson was a ferocious puncher, frequently knocking out opponents stemming back to his amateur boxing career that included two appearances in the New York Golden Gloves finals. Continue Reading →

Calling the Greatest is Selling Him Short

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By Marc Rasbury 

The News of Muhammad Ali’s passing hit the news air waves about midnight on Friday. We were prepared for it for because his family said he was taken to the hospital with severe respitory issues and it didn’t look good. Continue Reading →

“Muhammad And Larry” At Albert Maysles’ In Harlem

85480393-759d-444e-924b-1683bc5aa548In October of 1980 Muhammad Ali was preparing to fight for an unprecedented fourth heavyweight title against his friend and former sparring partner Larry Holmes. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Hector ‘Macho’ Camacho elected to Boxing Hall of Fame

Hector_ComachoIn his heyday in the ring, there was nobody quite like Hector Camacho. Now, three years after his untimely death, the “Macho” man has reached the pinnacle of his sport. Continue Reading →

Boxing Champ Sugar Ray Robinson In Harlem, 1957

sugar ray robinson in harlemA photo showing the classy boxing champion Sugar Ray Robinson saluting the crowd after the “Fight of the Year” … Continue Reading →

Harlem Boxing Champion Harry “The Black Panther” Wills (video)

Harry_Willis_1916Harry “The Black Panther” (or “The Brown Panther”) Wills, born in New Orleans, Louisiana, on May 15, 1889 was a heavyweight boxer who three times held the World Colored Heavyweight Championship. Continue Reading →