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When Festival Hall roared with raw ringside racket

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IT WAS a TV hit in more ways than one. TV Ringside brought boxing bouts right into the family loungeroom and launched some champion Australian fighters on to the world stage. PETER COSTER looks back on the gory, glory days at the old House of Stoush. More »

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The softer side of Anthony Mundine

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ANTHONY MUNDINE the greatest boxer we’ve ever had? Plenty of fight fans will strongly disagree with that opinion, but GRAHAM BICKNELL mounts the case for a man who has been so easy to dislike: TODAY’S TOPIC is Anthony Mundine. Hang on…where are you going? If I... More »

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A fighter who brings memories of Ali

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PETER COSTER saw most of Muhammad Ali’s fights and remembers the master well. Now he sees another heavyweight with many of the same magical moves: WHEN ANTHONY JOSHUA moves in the ring it is with the shadow of Muhammad Ali, the lightning jab, the combination, ... More »

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The fighter for whom pain had no meaning

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FLOYD MAYWEATHER took more than one title when he stopped Conor McGregor in Vegas, He also knocked the great Rocky Marciano off his perch, as PETER COSTER reports: IN THE AFTERMATH of a fight that was a multi-million-dollar marketing extravaganza that became a... More »