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Flags at Half-Staff For Matthew Saad Muhammad

CANASTOTA, NY - MAY 26, 2014 - The International Boxing Hall of Fame announced its flags will fly at half-staff in memory of light heavyweight champion Matthew Saad Muhammad. He passed away yesterday at Chestnut Hill Hospital [...]

R.I.P Matthew Saad Muhammad – 1954-2014

In sad news, it has been reported how Matthew Saad Muhammad, the former light-heavyweight king from the 1980s, yesterday passed away in hospital in his hometown of Philadelphia from unknown causes. Saad was just 59-years-old. [...]

WBO Honors Wilfredo “Bazooka” Gomez

SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO- The World Boxing Organization (WBO) honored today former three time world champion and International Boxing Hall of Famer, Wilfredo “Bazooka” Gomez, in the 37th anniversary of the first world title [...]

Ron Lipton remembers ‘Hurricane’ Carter

By Kevin Gleason, recordonline.com - Ron Lipton asked about the photo of the guy up on a wall at the famed Mooksie's Gym in Newark, N.J. "That's Hurricane Carter,'' said Lipton's trainer, who had also trained Carter. "Why [...]

Remembering Rubin “Hurricane” Carter

CANASTOTA, NY - APRIL 22, 2014 - The International Boxing Hall of Fame joins the worldwide boxing community in mourning the loss of middleweight contender Rubin “Hurricane” Carter, who passed away on Sunday, April 20th [...]

R.I.P Rubin “Hurricane” Carter: 1937-2014

Legendary 1960’s middleweight contender Rubin “Hurricane” Carter today passed away at the age of 76. Carter, who was famously and wrongfully imprisoned for a 1966 triple murder, lost his battle with prostate cancer. [...]