Iron Mike Tyson hosted a dinner party at Red the Steakhouse in Miami Beach Wednesday night in celebration of tonight's boxing match at American Airlines Arena. See also: Rare Blue Lobsters at Red The Steakhouse
Forget Birdman's $2 million bet on the Heat in the 2011 finals. It's got nothing on Floyd Mayweather's $5.9 million bet on the team tonight. Well, at least if a single tweet is to be believed.
Even though their raging bromance seems to be fizzling, 50 Cent recently told radio jock Rickey Smiley that he and Floyd Mayweather were "always [going to] be cool." And until this morning, we believed him. But then Fiddy turned his back on Money and ventured into enemy territory with the best Fil ... More >>
See also "Is 50 Cent Dying? Rapper Tweets Pictures from Hospital, Reaches out to Floyd Mayweather." Just one day after having his colon stretched at a New York City hospital, according to Media Takeout, 50 Cent is following in Jay-Z's footsteps and weighing in on President Obama's decision to back ... More >>
Surrounded by stuffed animals (a giraffe, elephant, and lion) and wearing a hospital gown, rapper 50 Cent looks weak as he battles what may or may not be a life-threatening illness that remains unknown to the public. A seemingly nervous Curtis Jackson (50's real name) tweeted a picture last night, ... More >>
Ah, remember the days when Kimbo Slice was making people go bazonkers for his vicious beatdown videos on YouTube? Today, after washing out as a professional mixed martial artist, Slice's fighting career has reached a new low. Despite winning his fourth straight professional boxing match Saturday ... More >>
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 >>
Don King, a man known for his boxing promotion and superawesome hair, wanted to give back to the South Florida community. So he loaded a truck full of 30,000 turkeys and hoped to give them to families in need throughout the region. This, of course, being South Florida, the truck was hijacked and ... More >>
Despite being perhaps the biggest biggest bust in MMA's short history, Kimbo Slice still has a lot on his plate. Besides making plans to star in a motion picture, Slice is set to make his professional boxing debut in Miami ...another Miami. Miami, Oklahoma. Lets hope he lasts more than 14 seconds.
Photo by Riki Altman Marc Randazzo left the boxing ring for the kitchen. And he never turned back.[This just in: Beginning tonight and running through December 23, bring your Fighter movie ticket stub to Randazzo's and get a free set of 'balls. Meatballs, that is. And we promise they'll be bi ... More >>
via Broken ControllersEach of the three main contenders for Florida's open Senate seat have their charms. Marco Rubio has his unwavering conservative principals and his strong stump speech. Charlie Crist has shown he isn't beholden to his party and its fringe elements, but to the people of Florid ... More >>
Edwin Valero racked up an impressive 29-0 record in his professional boxing career, all ending with KOs, with 19 in the first round. The Venezuelan was never destined to be popular in Miami, considering he had a giant portrait of Hugo Chávez tattooed on his chest, but he's dead now. He was ... 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 >>
Just like Art Basel, the Super Bowl here seems to have exploded into a series of satellite celebrations with little connection to the main event. Still, any excuse for a megawatt party, right? And the hallmarks of these shebangs is huge shindigs at unlikely venues. And so it goes that for three d ... More >>
If everything from the lottery, Gulfstream, and even Indian reservations is really supposed to help out with education, why are so many teachers out of work?
This week's feature follows bad ass lady boxer Christina Swanson into the weird world of women's boxing in South Florida. Here's some video footage of her fight against Jennifer Wolfe-Fenn at the 2009 Women's National Golden Gloves Championships. Via neotechproductions.com
Last month, we reported that Riptide's boxing match against Michael Lohan would still go on even though Jose Canseco got his ass kicked in Japan by a Korean giant. Huh? Y'know, you should probably just read it.Anyway, earlier this week, former Miamian-and-now-despised-jerk Shaquille O'Neal challeng ... More >>
The sweet science returns to the southernmost point.
He knew Cassius Clay, Rocky Marciano, and was a mother Theresa of sorts for Miami great Kid Gavilan. Now boxing historian Hank Kaplan is gone, and it's formally the end of the Muhammad Ali era in Miami. Santos Perez did a good piece on Hank in this morning's Herald, but the best thing written on ... More >>
Strap on the gloves and knock out your stress
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