Having left every ounce inside the ring 30 years ago, Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier could not have given anything more to themselves, to each other, to us.
In the 1980s, Mike Tyson built his legend on victories over some brave men who withstood his flurries as long as they could. Where are they now?
Former Mike Tyson foe Conroy Nelson is living in a hut in Jamaica with no electricity or plumbing. He does, however, have a cell phone – and a comeback plan.
Donnie Long, the ninth foe of Mike Tyson, is now an associate minister. He's also a convicted killer – married to the sister of his victim.
William Hosea and Sammy Scaff recall what it's like to be first-round victims of Mike Tyson's. Scaff went on to become a housemate of Tyson's.
Self-described "palooka" David Jaco took the punishment from Mike Tyson in their 1986 fight – and the $5,000 he earned helped change Jaco's life.
Mitch Green is one of the few pugs to go the distance in Iron Mike's '80s heyday. Today, a destitute Green wants another shot.
Danny Romero returns to the ring Saturday on the Wright-Trinidad undercard. Danny Sr. – who will receive 60 percent of another son's liver this month – has inspired his son's comeback.
DaVarryl Williamson had reasons to retire at 36. Tim Graham reports on the heavyweight's improbable rise from the canvas.
Light heavyweight champ Glen Johnson earned top honors for a stellar year.
De La Hoya/Hopkins: Round-by-round
If it isn't over, then indeed it should be. There's no reason for Mike Tyson to go on like this.
A mellow Mike? What boxing needs is for Tyson to return to his former menacing self in the ring.
Carlos Palomino got into boxing late, and his career ended early, but he did enough to make the Hall of Fame.
Boxing could use another superfight. Too bad it won't be the Hopkins-De La Hoya showdown in September.
No matter what you think of Roy Jones Jr., there's no questioning his place among the all-time best.