Muhammad Ali

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Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield during their second heavyweight title fight at the MGM Grand on June 28th, 1997. Photograph: John Iacono/Sports Illustrated/Getty

Why did you do it, Mike? “Because I’m crazy a little bit and was bleeding all over the place.” “I was frustrated.” “I was angry that he was butting my(...)

Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather gith on August 26th in Las Vegas. Photograph: PA

On Wednesday it was announced the finest boxer of his generation, unbeaten in 49 paying fights and 26 world championship contests with titles in five (...)

Tyson Fury is eager to take on Anthony Joshua after his victory over Wladimir Klitschko. Photograph: PA

Tyson Fury has claimed that Eddie Hearn has already booked Wembley Stadium next year in preparation for a fight with Anthony Joshua. The 28-year-old(...)

Anthony Joshua after his stunning heavyweight vicoty over Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty

Whatever happens to Anthony Joshua, life will never be the same for him. Freshly crowned and adored after destroying Wladimir Klitschko in front of a(...)

 Trainer Lou Duva talks to to Pernell Whitaker during a fight against Oscar De La Hoya  in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photograph: Al Bello/Allsport

Before Lou Duva became one of the most powerful personalities in boxing, he managed Christy Elliott who fought for Ireland at the 1972 Olympics. Aft(...)

 In 2008, OJ Simpson was convicted and sentenced to 33 years’ imprisonment, with a minimum of nine years without parole for offences including armed robbery and kidnapping. He is serving his sentence at the Lovelock Correctional Centre in Lovelock, Nevada. Photograph:  Issac Brekken-Pool/Getty Images

In 1978, the car rental giants Hertz wanted to create an advertising campaign framed around the theme of speed of service. The original concept – a bu(...)

Enda Kenny’s leadership has entered the endgame phase. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Albert Reynolds will probably be remembered for supplying one of the more memorable phrases to Irish politics. “It’s the little things that trip you (...)

World Featherweight champion Carl Frampton will fight Leo Santa Cruz in their rematch at the MGM Grand, Las Vegas on January 28th. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Carl Frampton has been named THE RING Magazine Fighter of the Year for 2016 after becoming a two-weight world champion. The Northern Irishman edged f(...)

Image of celebrities that have died in 2016. Photograph: Chris Barker/Twitter

An image created by an artist as a tribute to the high number of celebrities that have died in 2016 has gone viral on social media. British graphic d(...)

The great Michael ‘Ducksie’ Walsh in action in 2007. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

  The bell tolled for many sporting greats in 2016, including the greatest of them all. Muhammad Ali – originally Cassius Clay – departed this ea(...)

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