Suggestions...

Lyon Woodstock Warns: “Don’t Call Out The Candym...

Lyon Woodstock Was in the closing stages of rehabilitation from what he initially believed to be a c

Kevin Johnson Has “Renewed Hunger” After The Los...

Kevin Johnson has new motivation going into his upcoming heavyweight clash with Daniel Dubois. The b

Yvan Mendy is Coming “For The Knockout” in Luke ...

Yvan Mendy believes he should have had a shot at a World title by now and is frustrated that Luke

Anthony Joshua Promises “Change of Style” Agains...

Unified world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua has defended his tactics in his victory over Josep

Lemieux’s Devastating KO of O’Sullivan Raises We...

Weeks of bad blood had simmered between former IBF middleweight world champion, David Lemieux, and I

Mark Heffron Ready For “One-Dimensional” Jason W...

Mark Heffron insists he is already prepared to rip the British Middleweight title from Jason Welborn

Matty Askin Eyes World Title Mix – Promises to KO Lawr...

Matty Askin is predicting an early night for Lawrence Okolie when the rivals collide for the Brit

Enzo Calzaghe, Father and Trainer of Joe Calzaghe, Passes Aw...

Enzo Calzaghe, father and trainer of former two-weight World champion Joe Calzaghe, has passed away

What Next For Gennady Golovkin?

In the aftermath of Gennady Golovkin’s close, majority decision loss to fellow middleweight co

9. The Pattersons

Floyd Patterson was in the record books as the youngest fighter to win the world heavyweight championship – until another resident of the Bedford-Stuyvesant district of Brooklyn came along, Mike Tyson.

Both were mentored by Cus D’Amato and upon his retirement, Patterson adopted a 14 year old called Tracy Harris.

He had to wait until his 47th fight for a crack at world honours – and took the WBC super-bantamweight title off Thierry Jacob with a two-round KO.

Patterson went on to the IBF super-featherweight title and though there was a fall out with his father, they were reconciled before Floyd’s death in 2006, aged 71.

Continue Reading