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 >>
Christina Swanson could be a champ again. Too bad few have the guts to face her.
Danielle ParsonsThe name kind of says it all. John McHale certainly isn't getting rich on the backs of HC and punk bands that he brings to whatever venue will have him. He is known for being an honest, if occasionally zany, promoter of all-ages shows in South Florida. This time Breakeven Booki ... More >>
To the boxers who will square off in Red China, retired Olympian Nicholas Spanakos makes a cautionary tale.
Elieser Castillo has his eye on the world heavyweight championship
For better and worse, Muhammad Ali left his mark on a generation of Miami boxers
It was outlawed. Now it's popular and one of the nation's best teams is just up the road.
A Colombian boxer, training in the subtropics, squares off for a championship
A middle-age slugger channels Miami's Tuesday tradition
Fight Night Round 3 comes out a winner, despite taking punches
Glen Johnson pounded away at the fight game for years before earning his big break
Pugilists battle for top spot
Glencoffe "The Gentleman" Johnson
Young pugilists prepare
Meg Ryan's new boxing movie goes down for the count
Lamar Cochise Murphy
Postmodern boxing's hype & politics
The perils of marketing gangsta authenticity
Sugar Ray Leonard
Ali lands a few solid blows, but sadly it's no knockout
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.
Pugilists and stars hope to unionize the sweet science
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.
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.
Cuban exile and WRHC-AM sports talk-show host Minito Navarro has always had a passion for punchers
Miami City Manager Cesar Odio and persistent gadfly Manuel Gonzalez-Goenaga ought to settle their differences like men
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.
Former champ Frank Otero needs to sell real estate to make a living. But he needs boxing to live.