Hank Kaplan

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2007

    So long Hank Kaplan!

    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 >>

  • News

    July 19, 2007

    Grady and the Champ

    For better and worse, Muhammad Ali left his mark on a generation of Miami boxers

  • News

    July 6, 2006

    Weeknight Brawl

    A middle-age slugger channels Miami's Tuesday tradition

  • Calendar

    September 22, 2005
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    August 3, 2000

    Ring Cycle

    Miami boasts a boxing legend who has kept on swinging through good times and bad. He's the king of the clubs. He's Tuto Zabala.

  • Diversions

    May 11, 2000
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    May 6, 1999
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    December 10, 1998

    Requiem for a Heavyweight

    For 60 years Chris Dundee was a boxing mastermind. Last month he was laid to rest.

  • News

    January 15, 1998

    Lord of the Ring

    Boxing isn't just a hobby to Hank Kaplan. It's an obsession. Which is why he's the sport's foremost expert.

  • News

    September 19, 1996

    Freedom Fighters

    Boxing is the quintessential individual sport. Unless you're a Cuban champ who has defected to turn pro in Miami, in which case it's a team effort.

  • News

    October 5, 1994

    Labor of Gloves

    No one thinks much of the Mexican boxers who fight out of Homestead. But that's nothing new to Johnny Torres. When he was a fighter, no one thought much of him, either.

  • News

    May 26, 1993

    The Lure of the Ring

    Former champ Frank Otero needs to sell real estate to make a living. But he needs boxing to live.