The Thrilla in Manila


  1. Boxing needs to get better -- outside the ring

    Wallace Matthews,

    Things that would be considered deplorable in any other line of work are somehow acceptable in boxing, like the way in which black and white are routinely mixed to make green. As in dollars.

    Story | Conversation | February 01, 2016
  2. Marlon Wayans: The world needs to see a Mayweather-Pacquiao rematch

    Norm Whitehurst, Special to

    Actor/comedian Marlon Wayans shares his love affair with boxing, his take on a possible Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao rematch, and the need for the sport to go back to basics.

    Story | Conversation | January 25, 2016
  3. Bob Foster, former light heavyweight champion, dies at 77

    Associated Press

    Bob Foster, who won the light heavyweight title in 1968 and made 14 successful title defenses before retiring as champion, died Saturday at the age of 77.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2015
  4. Larry Holmes, George Foreman laud Muhammad Ali in Louisville ceremony

    Associated Press

    Muhammad Ali won another round of love and appreciation for his achievements as a fighter in and out of the ring. He even got the hardware to prove it.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2015
  5. Looking back: Thrilla in Manila and Ali-Holmes, 40 and 35 years later

    Malik Smith, ESPN Stats & Information, Stats Info

    Oct. 1 and Oct. 2 represent two important dates in the career of Muhammad Ali. Thursday, Oct. 1, marks the 40th anniversary of the "Thrilla in Mani...

    Story | October 01, 2015