Mikey Garcia defeats Robert Easter, Jr. to unify lightweight titles, wants Errol Spence Jr. next

Saturday night Mikey Garcia made strides toward putting his name in the conversation for top pound-for-pound fighters with his unification of lightweight titles with his defeat of previously unbeaten Robert Easter Jr.in unanimous fashion ( 116-111, 117-110, 118-109) . After a slow start, Garcia seemed to eventually solve the problem of the 5-inch height and 8-inch reach advantages that Easter Jr. had. Garcia’s power counter punching sent Easter Jr. to the canvas in the third with a straight right/left hook combination. I like to stay patient early on and figure…

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Muhammad Ali Dies at 74

Global icon and boxing legend Muhammad Ali died last night at the age of 74. This was confirmed in a statement issued by Bob Gunnell, the family spokesman late Friday evening.  The news came a day after Ali was admitted to an as of yet unnamed Phoenix-area hospital. He was born  Cassius Marcellus Clay on January 17,1942 in Louisville, Kentucky. He changed his name after he converted to Islam.  Transcending his athletic prowess, he spoke out against racism and the Vietnam war. So strong were his convictions that he was…

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Men’s UA x Muhammad Ali SpeedForm® Phenom Training Shoes

The deal that The Greatest inked with the Baltimore, MD based athletic company back in February of this year has now added footwear to its lineup in the form of the SpeedForm Phenom trainer. This shoe features a white ArmourVent™ upper with UA branding on the lateral heel , and “THE GREATEST’ across the tongue that sits atop a black midsole. A blue tinted translucent outsole rounds out this performance focused sneaker. You can pick up a pair of the Under Armour SpeedForm Phenom currently here.      

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