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Floyd Mayweather Jr. maintains he's better than Muhammad Ali was

...But my thing is to just be Floyd Mayweather."That has worked for Mayweather his entire career, though most boxing historians would disagree with his own view of his place in boxing's historical hierarchy. That includes the current heavyweight...
Ray 'Boom Boom' Mancini to go into boxing hall of fame 1969 in Reno, Nevada.Inductees were selected by the Boxing Writers Association and a panel of international boxing historians. They will be enshrined in June at the Hall of Fame in upstate New York.

...San Antonio and moved to Miami in the late 1940s. He became the area's most popular fighter at a time when boxing was king in Miami. "He remains the biggest drawing card in Miami boxing history," boxing historian Hank Kaplan said.
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Sugar Ray Robinson honored on new stamp

...1999. And with boxing often called "The Sweet Science," Robinson was described as its sweetest practitioner by boxing historian Bert Sugar. Robinson was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1990. After his fight career ended...
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...with 10 other fighters and ring personalities. The late lightweight champion Edwin Rosario, of Puerto Rico, and boxing historian Hank Kaplan also are among the 2006 class. The induction ceremony is set for June 11. Other inductees will be Lou...
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Hall of Fame boxer rose from shining shoes in Augusta

...launch his boxing career.Jack's professional career began in 1940."He had the great chin and great heart," boxing historian Hank Kaplan told The Miami Herald after Jack died from complications of Parkinson's disease.Jack retired with...
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Tyson closer to kicking promoter King to the curb

...contemporary acts out there," Wald said, "he could be a magnet to attract artists. "You know, he's a great boxing historian. Well his knowledge of music is almost as good, even country music." It seems likely that Tyson will be permitted...
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Overtime: NCAA shifts approval to high schools

...1998 inductees were selected by a 153-member panel consisting of members of the Boxing Writer's Association and boxing historians from a dozen countries. Fighters must be retired five years before they are eligible for election. Evander Holyfield...
Ali's robe draws highest bid in auction

...friend spent $1,900 for a Winston cigarette signed by Clay. Ali pulled the unlit cigarette from the mouth of boxing historian Hank Kaplan in 1961. As a devout Muslim, Ali does not smoke or drink. "I was sweating a little bit," Kobylinski...
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Overtime category.Inductees were selected by members of the Boxing Writers Association and a panel of international boxing historians.Induction day is June 10, 2012. TennisWozniacki will play in MontrealTop-ranked Caroline Wozniacki will return...