Posts Tagged ‘Final Bell’

Australian boxing great Lionel Rose, the first Aboriginal boxer to win a world title, died May 8th at age 62.

Former British and European heavyweight champion Sir Henry Cooper, who famously knocked down Muhammad Ali in a controversial fight in 1963, died on Sunday aged...

Pat McMurtry

Pat McMurtry, the charismatic boxer whose thrilling rise through the heavyweight ranks in the 1950s became a civic obsession in Tacoma, died Sunday morning at...

Gil Clancy

Trainer Gil Clancy, who helped lead Emile Griffith to welterweight and middleweight titles, has died. He was 88.

Bennie Briscoe

Bennie Briscoe died on December 28, 2010 at the age of 67. Briscoe was the quintessential Philadelphia boxer.

Danny Nardico

Danny Nardico, former boxer from Tampa, dies at 85

Charles “Skeets” Scioli

Charles "Skeets" Scioli New England Boxing Icon passed away November 30, 2010 at age 97.

Johnny van Rensburg

Johnny “Smiler” van Rensburg the fighter who always smiled in the ring and one of the best fighters to come out of South Africa in the late 1950’s passed...

Alan Rudkin

Alan Rudkin, arguably the greatest bantamweight this country has ever produced and very much a forgotten hero, was found dead in a Liverpool street early...