Cus D’amato Catskill boxing Gym 1974

Rare film of Cus working with fighters The two gyms Cus had upstate were in remote areas. Only a handful of fighters ever trained there. It’s amazing that with so few fighters to work with he developed three world champions, Floyd Patterson, Jose Torres, and me. The two gyms Cus...

Michael Clarke Duncan’s Inspirational Last Film

Duncan stars as a boxing trainer in “The Challenger” Kent Moran’s directorial debut, “The Challenger,” is partnering with Regal Cinemas for a limited theatrical release in 30+ theaters nationwide this September. Moran stars in the film and plays...

This Day in Boxing August 25, 1978 Benitez Stops Shields

Wilfred Benitez score TKO over tough Randy Shields Wilfred Benitez 145½ Randy Shields 141 Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA W RTD 6/10 referee: Harold Valan Shields did not answer the bell for the 7th round.

This Day in Boxing August 23, 1977 Hagler KOs Monroe

Marvin Hagler closing in on the middleweight crown Marvin Hagler 159 Willie Monroe 160 Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA W TKO 2/10 time: 1:46   referee: Tommy Reid  

This Day in Boxing August 22, 1981 Laporte KOs Lockridge

Laporte wins USBA featherweight title Juan Laporte 126 Rocky Lockridge 126 20 1 0 Showboat Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA W KO 2/12 time: 2:52   referee: Davey Pearl  

This Day in Boxing August 21, 1981 Sanchez Stops Gomez

Salvador Sanchez wins battle of “Little Giants” Salvador Sanchez 126 Wilfredo Gomez 126 Caesars Palace, Sports Pavilion, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA W TKO 8/15 time: 2:09   referee: Carlos Padilla   judges: Duane Ford 67-65, Henry Elesperu 67-66, Chuck Minker 67-65 WBC World...

This Day in Boxing August 20, 1977 Chacon Beats Olivares

Two warriors meet for the 3rd time Bobby Chacon 131¼ Ruben Olivares 130¾ Forum, Inglewood, California, USA W UD 10/10 referee: John Thomas 96-94   judges: Rudy Jordan 98-93, Lou Filippo 98-92  

This Day in Boxing August 19, 1995 Tyson Stops McNeeley

Tyson wins by 1st round DQ in comeback  Mike Tyson 220 Peter McNeeley 224 MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA W DQ 1/10 time: 1:29   referee: Mills Lane   judges: Duane Ford, Chuck Giampa, Bill Graham  

This Day in Boxing August 17, 1986 Tyson Stops Ribalta

Tyson beats tough Cuban in 10 rounds Mike Tyson 213 Jose Ribalta 211½ Trump Plaza Hotel, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA W TKO 10/10 time: 1:37   referee: Rudy Battle   judges: John Stewart, Richard Strange, Phil Newman Ribalta down in 2nd, 8th, and 10th.

Adjusting to the Internet of Things

SAP product developers mimic 1980’s Mike Tyson managers By Ryan E. Day @ Quality Digest If you don’t think the Internet of Things (IoT) matters, you’re wrong. If you don’t think the IoT is a big deal—a really big deal—you’re really wrong. Emerging technology that revolutionizes...
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