Chuck Wepner was a professional boxer from Bayonne, New Jersey. His fight against Muhammad Ali in 1975 inspired Sylvester Stallone to make the movie “Rocky.”
Long arm span or reach is an important physical attribute in boxing. A good percentage of boxing champions have enjoyed a significant reach advantage over most of their opponents.
These are some observations I saw during the fight. I personally enjoyed it and here are some notes you should consider.
This article examines the issues surrounding the question: Should boxing be banned? and looks at the arguments for and against that are used by people.
Ron Lyle was one of the most powerful punchers in boxing history. He never won a title, but he has a rich and complex story.
This article highlights the career of legendary professional boxer, Roberto Duran, who, pound for pound, could have been the greatest boxer of all time.
The Dempsey Roll is a boxing technique that was pioneered by Jack Dempsey, and used extensively by Mike Tyson. It allows a boxer to generate tremendous power while expending minimal energy.
Sometimes, people die in the ring to provide entertainment and to fatten the bank accounts of promoters and hangers on.
Not many know that Rocky is based on a real person named Chuck Wepner, a small time boxer who got the chance of a lifetime. He inspired many with his raw courage including the author.