Rare “Harlem Tommy” Murphy And Ad Wolgast Boxing Photograph, February 22, 1913

On February 22, 1913, at Coffroth’s Arena in Daly City, California lightweights Harlem Tommy Murphy and Ad Wolgast squaring off in the featured match. Continue Reading →

‘Harlem’ Tommy Murphy, Harlem, New York 1911

At the turn of the century, boxing was huge in Harlem and this 1921 Exhibit Supply Company Boxing Postcard proves it of ‘Harlem’ Tommy Murphy in Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Boxing Champ Sugar Ray Robinson In Harlem, NY 1957

sugar ray robinson in harlemA great photograph of the classy boxing champion Sugar Ray Robinson saluting the adoring crowd after the Randolph Turpin fight on August 7th, Harlem, New York, 1951.

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Harlem Boxing Champion Harry “The Black Panther” Wills (video)

Harry_Willis_1916Harry “The Black Panther” (or “The Brown Panther”) Wills, born in New Orleans, Louisiana, on May 15, 1889 was a heavyweight boxer who three times held the World Colored Heavyweight Championship. Continue Reading →

All-Female Boxing Gym Set To Open In Harlem

Her dream has become her reality. “This is it,” said Reese Scott, who is opening the first privately-owned, all female boxing gym in New York City. Continue Reading →

NY’s First Women-Only Boxing Club Is Here In Harlem

NY Post reports that when Reese Scott started training women to fight at Kingsway boxing gym in Manhattan in 2007, she had just two pupils. Continue Reading →

Watch The Mayweather-McGregor Fight With Harlem’s Dave East

Genres will collide this week when boxer Floyd Mayweather comes out of retirement to take on UFC’s biggest star, Conor McGregor. Continue Reading →

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