February 25: On this day in 1964, a legend begins as a young contender named Cassius Clay does the impossible and stops Sonny Liston in the seventh round to become the heavyweight champion of the world. Clay would soon change his name to Muhammad Ali and go on to become one of the most recognized names in all of sports history. Video after the break. Continue reading
Andre Ward might have a fight that doesn’t take place in a courtroom – should he accept it. How does Andrew see the showdowns between Robert Guerrero versus Keith Thurman and Adrien Broner versus John Molina Jr.? And our host also gives his analysis of the “Road to Kovalev/Pascal” mini-documentary. Podcast after the break.
February 28: On this day in 1949, Ezzard Charles retains his heavyweight championship winning a 15 round decision over light-heavyweight champion Joey Maxim in Cincinnati, Ohio. Video after the break.
February 27: On this day in 1999, Sven Otke knocks out Giovanni Nardiello in three rounds to retain his IBF Super-Middleweight title in Berlin, Germany. Video after the break.
February 26: On this day in 1984 at the Civic Center, Beaumont, Texas, Rocky Lockridge knocks out undefeated Roger Mayweather in the first round to win the WBA Junior Lightweight title. Video after the break.