Below, The seventh round of the famous "long count"
fight between Gene Tunney and Jack Dempsey, Chicago, September 22, 1927.
Dempsey's slow retreat to a neutral corner after knocking Tunney down
delayed the referee's count and gave Tunney time to recover.
Tunney won the fight on a decision.
Below, Max Schmeling and Joe Louis walking to the weigh-in
for their rematch, Madison Square Garden, Junn 22, 1938.
Below, Cassius Clay, in one of his moments as world
Below, Julio Cesar Chávez and Luis Zarate, 1993.
Julio Cesar Chávez about to knock out Meldrick
Taylor, Las Vegas.
Below, Oscar de la Hoya.
And just the other day, the Philipine fighter Manny Pacquiaoon the left, fought popular
Mexican fighter Marco Antonio Barrera, below, October 6, 2007.
Pacquiao won. (That's me on the extreme right.)
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You know, I gotta send a big acknowledgement to the really excellent
photo editors that they have working on the sports pages of the Mexico
City newspaper, LA JORNADA. Here, below, is boxer Joel Luna Zárate
in the dressing room before his fight. The caption says "Without
Gloves." I mean, don't you just ... ?
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