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  1. Bos' death still resonates

    Michael Woods

    Matchmaker and New York character extraordinaire Johnny Bos died May 11. Traditionally in our business, we will write about someone's death and then, a few days after, run one or two follow-ups about that person, if he or she was newsworthy. I've nev...

    Blog | May 23, 2013
  2. Ali gloves from first Frazier fight up for auction

    Michael Woods

    The boxing world has had a tough run of late, with so many bold-faced and beloved names leaving the realm. Emanuel Steward, the Hall of Fame trainer, died on Oct. 25 and leaves a void that won't be filled, because his personality was a rare one. He b...

    Blog | November 14, 2012
  3. Rest in peace, Carmen Basilio

    Michael Woods

    The Chittenango Choo Choo's ride is done. Hall of Famer Carmen Basilio died of pneumonia in a Rochester hospital Wednesday at age 85. The man who won Fight of the Year honors in 1955 (for a win over Tony DeMarco for the welterweight crown), 1956 (...

    Blog | November 07, 2012
  4. Don King shares why Mayweather and Pacquiao isn't made

    Michael Woods

    He is 80 years old, and if I get to that place, and I told this to his face when he was in Brooklyn watching the ring action at the Aviator Complex on March 24, I do hope I am close to as vibrant, as with it, as in the game, as Don King still is. ...

    Blog | April 02, 2012
  5. Strength, persistence, tenderness--that was Wayne Kelly

    Michael Woods

    Boxing lost three wonderful people last week. Angelo Dundee and Goody Petronelli drew more ink than Wayne Kelly did, but that doesn't mean Kelly was any less beloved. The 63 year-old Kelly, best known to fight fans as a rock-solid ref, who presided o...

    Blog | February 06, 2012
  6. Angelo Dundee service information

    Michael Woods

    A service for Angelo Dundee will be held next Friday, Feb. 10, at the Countryside Christian Center in Clearwater, Florida. The service will begin at 12 noon, with time beforehand for the public to bid Dundee adieu. Manager-friend Mark Grismer r...

    Blog | February 02, 2012
  7. Rest in peace, Angelo Dundee

    Michael Woods

    He was the best-known trainer of the era, linked for all days to the greatest boxer the world has ever known. Angelo Dundee, at age 90, died early Wednesday evening of a heart attack in Tampa, Fla. His family released a statement regarding the man...

    Blog | February 01, 2012
  8. Gotta love it: Dundee, 90, calls Ali, 70, "the kid"

    Michael Woods

    You have to love the man. If you spend any time at all talking to Angelo Dundee, the 90-year-old cornerman who entered the Boxing Hall of Fame in 1992 and is still training fighters today, you have to love the guy. If for no other reason than he stil...

    Blog | January 20, 2012