Posts by: Dan Cuoco

Benny Valgar

“When it came to all around ring generalship, Benny Valgar was on a par with Benny Leonard, though Leonard packed the better punch”.—Ray Arcel.

Ellsworth (Spider) Webb

Its amazing to me that over the years one of the best middleweights of the fifties has gone unnoticed among veteran fight aficionados. As a young boy, on...

Chuck Wiggins

CHUCK WIGGINS KING OF THE BACK ALLY BRAWLERS by Robert Carson   On a mild evening in 1942, Chuck Wiggins sat drunkenly on a railing at Ohio and Illinois...

Joe Zeeman

Joe Zeeman (Joe Zeman) BORN      New York (reportedly) WEIGHT    157-185 3/4 lbs RECORD    25-28-7, 11 KO Record courtesy of Michel Gladu, Historian,...

Fighting Zunner

FIGHTING ZUNNER (Henry F. Zunner) Fought out of Buffalo, New York Weight: 142 lbs (138-146 lbs) Race: White Career: 1910-1922 Source:   (a.) Buffalo...

Great punchers are born, and in some cases made. No matter how proficient the balance, leverage, follow-through a boxer may or may not have; unless born with...

Throughout the history of gloved boxing styles, techniques and strategies have changed to varying degrees. Ring conditions, promoter demands, teaching...

Heavyweight

 Updated March 2005 Joe Louis Muhammad Ali Jack Johnson Jack Dempsey Rocky Marciano Larry Holmes James J. Jeffries George Foreman Sonny Liston Joe...

Light Heavyweight

 Updated March 2005 Archie Moore Ezzard Charles Sam Langford Gene Tunney Bob Foster Tommy Loughran Michael Spinks Bob Fitzsimmons Billy Conn Roy...