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Professional Boxing

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2010

    Jeff Greene Might Run for Senate, Had Mike Tyson as His Best Man

    via Broken Controllers​Each 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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2010

    Hugo Chávez-Loving Boxer Edwin Valero Kills Wife, Hangs Himself in Jail

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2010

    Fight Doctor Ferdie Pacheco Pays Homage to 5th Street Gym

    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 >>

  • News

    July 30, 2009

    Million Dollar Maybe

    Christina Swanson could be a champ again. Too bad few have the guts to face her.

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2009

    Title Fight at Goo Next Friday, June 19

    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 >>

  • Film

    June 4, 2009

    Tyson

    Now playing.

  • News

    June 5, 2008

    Red Erring

    To the boxers who will square off in Red China, retired Olympian Nicholas Spanakos makes a cautionary tale.

  • News

    July 19, 2007

    The Cuban Contender

    Elieser Castillo has his eye on the world heavyweight championship

  • News

    July 19, 2007

    Grady and the Champ

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

  • News

    February 22, 2007

    Cage Rage

    It was outlawed. Now it's popular and one of the nation's best teams is just up the road.

  • News

    August 24, 2006

    Iron Twin

    A Colombian boxer, training in the subtropics, squares off for a championship

  • News

    July 6, 2006

    Weeknight Brawl

    A middle-age slugger channels Miami's Tuesday tradition

  • Home Entertainment

    March 16, 2006

    A Real Knockout

    Fight Night Round 3 comes out a winner, despite taking punches

  • Calendar

    September 22, 2005
  • Calendar

    May 26, 2005
  • News

    December 9, 2004

    True Glove

    Glen Johnson pounded away at the fight game for years before earning his big break

  • Calendar

    August 19, 2004

    Contenders?

    Pugilists battle for top spot

  • Diversions

    May 13, 2004

    BEST LOCAL BOXER

    Glencoffe "The Gentleman" Johnson

  • Calendar

    April 1, 2004

    Mighty Fighters

    Young pugilists prepare

  • Film

    February 19, 2004

    Ropes a Dope

    Meg Ryan's new boxing movie goes down for the count

  • City Life

    May 15, 2003
  • Diversions

    May 15, 2003

    BEST LOCAL BOXER

    Lamar Cochise Murphy

  • Calendar

    March 6, 2003
  • News

    March 6, 2003

    The Sweat Science

    Postmodern boxing's hype & politics

  • News

    June 6, 2002

    Tyson Agonistes

    The perils of marketing gangsta authenticity

  • Diversions

    May 16, 2002
  • Film

    December 27, 2001

    Clay Feet

    Ali lands a few solid blows, but sadly it's no knockout

  • News

    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.

  • News

    July 20, 2000

    The Fight of Their Lives

    Pugilists and stars hope to unionize the sweet science

  • News

    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, 1995

    Before Duran and After

    Cuban exile and WRHC-AM sports talk-show host Minito Navarro has always had a passion for punchers

  • News

    September 7, 1995

    The Brawl at City Hall

    Miami City Manager Cesar Odio and persistent gadfly Manuel Gonzalez-Goenaga ought to settle their differences like men

  • 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.

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