Boxing Biographies

Boxing Biographies written by IBRO Members

Jose Becerra: The Guadalajara Cobra by Dan Cuoco Jose Becerra was born on April 15, 1936 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. He was the second oldest of five...

Martin Flaherty

"As a young boy his mother bought him weights and a punching bag as a way to encourage good health and growth. By age ten he was considered a fighting savant."

Rory Calhoun was born Herman Calhoun on September 29, 1935, in McDonough, Georgia.

It is a typical hot summer day on the Island, where ocean breezes act as the only air conditioning for most inhabitants in the early 70's.

Remembering Paolo Rosi

Paolo Rosi depended on aggressiveness, solid punching and deceiving punching power to forge a name for himself in the lightweight division from 1951 to 1962.

I first met Marion Conner in 1965. I was a ten year old boy, and my father had taken me to some sort of sporting show.

An interview with Bob Foster entitled Bob Foster: The Borger Banger by Austin Killeen

James "Quick" Tillis: The Fighting Cowboy.

Norman E. Selby was born in the hamlet of Moscow, Indiana, on October 13, 1872.