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A Pitiful End to the Ali Saga

Late tonight Muhammad Ali--once a god, now forgotten--may fight Trevor Berbick, a tough young heavyweight who just a year ago

Nov. 19 -25

thursday Twelfth Night --Loeb Drama Center, 8 p.m. Hamlet --Boston Shakespeare Co. Theater, 30C Mass Ave., Boston, 8 p.m. Thymis

Hearns: A Hero Fallen

I'm too upset about the outcome of Wednesday night's fight to judge it objectively. I guess it was a great

Leonard Comes Back to TKO Hearns

Sugar Ray Leonard captured the undisputed world welterweight championship last night with a 14th round technical knockout over previously-undefeated Thomas

The Man Sugar Ray Fears

It's a curious thing. Now that the Sugar Ray Leonard-Thomas Hearns showdown is a reality, all the talk centers on

Hagler Retains Title With Eighth-Round TKO

If it was a fight, the Boston Garden crowd of 8498 seemed oblivious to the fact that there were two

Where Was Ali?

Midway through the fifth round, the man sitting next to me in Boston Garden began to shout, "Where's Ali? Where

Holmes Spoils Ali's Return With Eleventh-Round TKO

The reign of the Greatest ended once and for all last night, as Larry Holmes successfully defended his WBC heavyweight

'From Louisville, Kentucky, at 217 lbs., the Three-Time...'

This is an easy one to call. Larry Holmes is the champion, Muhammad Ali the challenger. Larry Holmes has fought