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'Who Made Me–Is Me!'
This claim is made by Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr., a bubbling young boxer whose nerve is colossal and whose modest aim is to knock the heavyweight crown off Floyd Patterson's head
Floyd Patterson: His Own Man
In the 30 years since he held the heavyweight title, the former champ has found serenity
Floyd Patterson scorns the fine print, Sugar Ray gets his full pound and The Game puts at stake TWO CHAMPIONSHIPS
Floyd Patterson's broken hand and Sugar Ray Robinson's unbroken insistence on his pound of cash drove the outdoor championship fight industry into a ...
'THE FLOYD PATTERSON I KNOW I AM'
Groping in the private desert of the ring, Floyd Patterson was a stranger to himself as he fought Ingemar Johansson. Here he talks with revealing frankness about ...
The Question: What do you think of Floyd Patterson as a heavyweight boxing champion?
JACK DEMPSEY Former Heavyweight Champion Patterson is a good fighter, but he is very young and has a lot to learn. However, ambitious as he is and good ...
Holmes Really Had a Spoonful
Larry Holmes (left) is talking about hanging 'em up after unheralded Tim Witherspoon just missed taking away his WBC heavyweight championship
What's in a Name?
When middleweight champ Marvin Hagler added Marvelous to his name, he wasn't on an ego trip, only confirming what hard work has wrought
THE PATTERSON-JACKSON FIGHT
A couple of weeks before his fight with Floyd Patterson, Tommy (Hurricane) Jackson, the boy who rose out of the sticker bushes of Far Rockaway to within ...
Floyd is beginning to see the light—finally
In Stockholm, Floyd Patterson humbled Texan Tod Herring with the hit-and-run style he now admits he should have used against Liston