Matthew Heys

A fan and participator of more or less all sports up to University level from Burnley, England. I now write as a freelance sports journalist. Boxing, a sport which became a great passion of mine, and I an ardent follower of, after watching the mesmerising brutal power of a young 20 year old who would go onto be known as ‘the baddest man on the planet’.

Julian Jackson

Julian Jackson – “The Hawk”: A Biography! 

Date of Birth: September 12th 1960 Place of Birth: Saint Thomas, United States – Virgin Islands Nationality: United States Residence/Home Town, Gym(s): Las Vegas Location: Nevada Promoter: Don King Trainer: Aaron Snowell, Abel Sanchez Boxing Career: Amateur, Professional Nicknames: The Hawk Height: 5 Ft 11 inches. 182cm Reach: 73 inches. 185cm Stance: Orthodox Weights Class: […]

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Kostya Tszyu

Kostya Tszyu – A Biography! 

Date of Birth: September 19, 1969 Place of Birth: Serov (Siberia), Soviet Union Nationality: Russian until 1991, Australian since 1995 Gym(s): The amateur, boxing travelling training camps of the USSR Location: Multiple locations in the USSR Manager: Soviet Army (USSR), Bill Mordley, Glen Jennings (Australia) Trainer: Johnny Lewis (Australia) Boxing Career: Amateur, Professional Nicknames: The

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Shane Mosley

Shane Mosley “Sugar”: A Biography!

Date of Birth: September 7, 1971 Place of Birth: Lynwood, California, United States Nationality: American Gym(s): Pomona Gym Location: California Coaches: Jack Mosley (his father) until 2004, Naazim Richardson from 2007 Boxing Career: Amateur, Professional Nicknames: Sugar Height: 5 Ft 9 inches. 175cm. Reach: 74 inches. 188cm Stance: Orthodox Weight Class: Lightweight, Welterweight, Light middleweight.

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Miguel Cotto

Miguel Cotto “Juanito”: A Biography! 

Date of Birth: January 29, 1980 Place of Birth: Providence, Rhode Island, United States Nationality: Puerto Rican Gym(s): Bairoa Gym Location: Caguas, Puerto Rico Coaches:  Evangelista Cotto his Uncle (2001 – 2009) Emmanuel Steward (2010 – 2011)  Pedro Diaz (2011 – 2012) Freddie Roach (2013 – 2017) Boxing Career: Amateur, Professional, Promoter Nicknames: Juanito Height:

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Barry McGuigan

Barry McGuigan (MBE): A Biography!

Date of Birth: February 28, 1961 Place of Birth: Clones, County Monaghan, Ireland Nationality: Irish, British Citizen Gym(s): Wattlebridge Boxing Club, Smithboro Boxing Club, Immaculata Boxing Club Location: Belfast Manager: Barney Eastwood Coaches: Eddie Shaw Boxing Career: Amateur, Professional, Boxing Pundit, Promoter Nicknames: The Clones Cyclone Height: 5 Ft 6 inches. 168cm Reach: 70 inches.

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Felix Trinidad

Felix Trinidad “Tito”: A Biography!

Date of Birth: January 10, 1973 Place of Birth: Fajardo, Puerto Rico Gym(s): His Fathers – Felix Trinidad Sr Location: Cupey Alto, Puerto Rico Manager & Trainer: Felix Trinidad Sr. Boxing Career: Amateur, Professional Nicknames: Tito Height: 5 Ft 11 inches. 180cm Reach: 72 inches. 183cm Stance: Orthodox Weight Class: Welterweight, Light middleweight, Middleweight, Light

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Bernard Hopkins

Bernard Hopkins Jr “The Executioner”: A Biography! 

Date of Birth: January 15, 1965 Place of Birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Gym(s): State Correctional Institution, Graterford, Pennsylvania Location: Graterford, Pennsylvania Manager & Trainer(s) English ‘Bouie’ Fisher  & Naazim Richardson Boxing Career: Amateur, Professional Nicknames: The Executioner, The Alien, B-Hop Height: 6 Ft 1 inches. 185cm Reach: 71 inches. 180cm Stance: Orthodox Weight Class:

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Pernell Whitaker

Pernell Whitaker “Sweat Pea!”: A Biography

Date of Birth: January 2, 1964 Place of Birth: Norfolk, Virginia. United States Died: July 14, 2019 Gym(s): Waering’s gym Location: Virginia Beach Trainer(s) Lou Duva, George Benton, Bobby Waering Boxing Career: Amateur, Professional, Boxing trainer Nicknames: Sweet Pea Height: 5 Ft 6 inches. 168cm Reach: 69 inches. 175cm Stance: Southpaw Weight Class: Lightweight, Light

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