Khalilah Camacho-Ali remembers the first time she walked into 5th Street Gym in Miami Beach was during the summer of 1967. Back then she was known as Belinda, the 17-year-old second bride of the man who would go on to become the greatest boxer of all time: Muhammad Ali. At that time, Ali had been ... More >>
It's easy to forget now, but Miami Beach was once the nexus of the world boxing scene thanks mostly to Angelo Dundee, the Hall of Fame trainer who opened the legendary 5th Street Gym with his brother Chris. Dundee trained dozens of elite fighters at the SoBe gym -- most notably Muhammad Ali. Dund ... More >>
The usually dapper Ivory slums it in a mug shot.A week or so ago, Riptide braved the overhyped media maelstrom that was the grand opening of the new 5th Street Gym. A sanitized version of the South Beach boxing den where Muhammad Ali trained, it's now helmed by a Chicago-based ownership group. Al ... More >>
You might be surprised at what he had to say about LeBron. Anybody who believes reporters are free-thinkers has not seen us when we get in a herd. We get our cattle-brain on in locker rooms, press conferences--and at last night's much-hyped re-opening of South Beach's famed 5th St. Gym, with i ... More >>
Courtesy Ferdie PachecoFerdie Pacheco talks to Muhammad Ali between sparring sessions at the 5th Street Gym in Miami Beach.If you grew up in Miami Beach prior to 1993, the floor above the neighborhood drug store on Fifth Street at Washington Avenue was a magical place.For more than a quarter-cent ... More >>
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Ali lands a few solid blows, but sadly it's no knockout
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For 60 years Chris Dundee was a boxing mastermind. Last month he was laid to rest.
Boxing isn't just a hobby to Hank Kaplan. It's an obsession. Which is why he's the sport's foremost expert.
Miami Beach's longest-lasting cop is leaving the force after 36 years, but Sgt. Dick Tobin will probably manage to come up with some way to pass the time
Former champ Frank Otero needs to sell real estate to make a living. But he needs boxing to live.