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according to In this week’s Boxing News Don Stradley shows why Conor McGregor isn’t the first outside athlete to try to get involved in boxingIn this week’s Boxing News Don Stradley shows why Conor McGregor isn’t the first outside athlete to try to get involved in boxingRead more articles byBN StaffDon’t miss any action.
Sign up for the free BN newsletter(s) hereIN this week’s edition of Boxing News magazine in a special feature Don Stradley examines the phenomenon of athletes from other sports looking to do a Conor McGregor and get into boxing.
To read the full feature don’t miss the latest edition of Boxing News magazine.
The worst of them, and by no means is he comparable to McGregor, was probably Arthur Cravan, an eccentric poet and magazine publisher.
Cravan, who was strongly built and had received a bit of boxing training, spent five farcical rounds covered up in a kind of standing fetal position.

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Artists pay tribute to boxing great Muhammad Ali in new exhibits

Artists pay tribute to boxing great Muhammad Ali in new exhibits

The New-York Historical Society is at 170 Central Park West and W. 77th St. For society hours and information, visit www.nyhistory.org or call (212) 873-3400.
Along with the professional art, the society is displaying an Ali boxing robe and gloves, as well as some of the legend’s artworks as a special addition to the exhibitions.
Championship boxer Muhammad Ali’s legendary adventures in the sport of boxing and beyond fascinated the eyes and imaginations of painter LeRoy Neiman and photographer George Kalinsky, as they did for millions of people around the world.
LeRoy Neiman’s “Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston, 1965.” (Courtesy LeRoy Neiman Foundation)Ali died last June at age 74, but the planning for exhibitions was underway before his death, said Louise Mirrer, president and CEO of the New-York Historical Society.
Although Ali was greatly admired internationally in the arenas of social activism and human rights, his boxing exploits were what captivated the artists whose works are featured in concurrent New-York Historical Society exhibitions honoring the “Greatest.”The shows – “I Am King of the World: Photographs of Muhammad Ali by George Kalinsky” and “Muhammad Ali, LeRoy Neiman, and the Art of Boxing” – focus on the late athlete’s boxing career through moving photos, sketches and paintings.

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Chris Eubank’s son to play his boxing superstar dad in new movie after pair healed 27-year rift

Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid EmailChris Eubank ’s estranged son will play his boxing superstar dad in a new movie – after the pair healed their 27-year rift.
“Everyone in South London wants to be a bad boy or a gangster.
Nathanael, nickname Banks, ended up in Croydon, south London, and, after a tough upbringing, has become a successful boxer in his own right.
Nathaniel, who is also a boxer, said: “My dad gives me advice about boxing, that’s about the extent of the relationship we have.
“I always associated boxing with my father and he didn’t want anything to do with me, so I didn’t want anything to do with boxing.

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