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Legendary Legacy: Foreman In Perspective: Podium, Pulpit, Pugilst

“Foreman spread Frazier across the ring like he was apple butter.” Article coming soon…

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Legendary Legacy: 30 years on, Mike Tyson In Perspective (Part 3)

About Foreman, it was said that β€œhe thought that the best way to deal with the world was just to become a monster.” (Gary Smith, Sports Illustrated.) Meanwhile, during his Micky Burns interview on Profiles (c 2013), he affirmed β€œI … Continue reading

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Legendary Legacy: 30 years on, Mike Tyson In Perspective (Part 2)

Holyfield broke into the heavyweight division in 1988, stepping up from being the undisputed cruiserweight champ, to beat James Tillis by a technical knockout in the fourth round. Had Tyson beaten Douglas, the 41-1 underdog, he would have surely gone … Continue reading

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Legendary Legacy: 30 years on, Mike Tyson In Perspective (Part 1)

Mike Tyson only fought bums, it might be said, and yet, even if true, as Cus D Amato and Angelo Dundee seemed to both conclude, you can only fight what is in front of you. (In this article, we not … Continue reading

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Brazil 1 – 7 Germany

In between the World Cup and Continental Championships (Euros, Copa America, African Nations, Olympics? etc), the Confederations Cup was played every two years – since 1995 – before FIfa decided to host it every four years instead. Brazil won the … Continue reading

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Les Diaboliques

For those who don’t know, I embody many roles within the context of The Situation: a researcher, a campaigner, a theorist, a consultant, a commentator, and yet, the most important facet of my person is that I am serious. This … Continue reading

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Why We Are Bitter

Our future is futile! All we want is everything and yet, we will have nothing. It is as if we shall forever be on the outside looking in, waiting to take that opportunity that will never come . There is … Continue reading

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