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    Default Boxing Trivia (What only Hardcore fans know)

    I'm sure there are some minds on this site that know some obscure shit most don't know.

    Did you know that Bernard the Xecutioner Hopkins:

    1. Accepted his fifth fight- televised appearance vs Jovin Mercado, on four hours notice
    2. And called himself Bernard THE TERROR Hopkins


    No clinching occurred, he loathed it ...back then.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SlimTrae View Post
    2. And called himself Bernard THE TERROR Hopkins
    Before that he tried out "The Italian Stallion" and "The Asian Sensation" but they just didn't fit for some reason.
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    Some interesting tidbits about TEX RICKARD
    Boxing's first major promoter


    Tex Rickard was friends to cowboy legend Wyatt Earp who was the star in the (great movie Tombstone)

    Rickard eventually upstarted a franchise in the National Hockey League called the New York Americans

    ...but...

    the press who knew Tex Rickard well as a promoter in Madison Square Garden once called the team 'Tex's Rangers', and the nickname stuck.


    Rickard was the first promoter to grossed millions – With Dempsey, they made over$ 8. million in only five fights between 1921 and 1927 and ushered in the "golden age" via the first live radio broadcast of a title-fight

    For those who love “wrasslin”
    Rickard worked with another promoter named Jess McMahon grandfather of who would become the king of 'wrasslin' promoters...





















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    Ernie Terrell

    On February 23, 1962 >

    'Big E' beat the living hell out of Cassius Clay in an 'Open' sparring session at the
    Fifth Street Gym in Miami Beach.
    Last edited by Bill Paxtom; 01-04-2015 at 12:40 AM.

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    C'mon man!!!

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    Well maybe that is true...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bill Paxtom View Post
    Ernie Terrell

    On February 23, 1962 >

    'Big E' beat the living hell out of Cassius Clay in an 'Open' sparring session at the
    Fifth Street Gym in Miami Beach.
    Bill , you can't fuckin help yourself can you?. LET IT GO!!!!!

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    Razzer Rudduck became the first millionaire boxer without ever fighting for the heavyweight title when he fought Tyson.
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