Jose Sulaiman was the boss at the World Boxing Council, boxing’s most respected governing body, for 38 years, and he liked to be called the Father of Boxing, Don Jose or Mr President. The tiny Mexican certainly helped make boxing safer by drafting and pushing through some drastic changes to the way the sport works during his reign as President; last November, when he was in a coma at a hospital in Los Angeles, he was made the WBC’s President for Life at the organisation’s annual convention in Thailand.
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Saturday 19 February 2005
Saturday 19 February 2005
Monday 24 January 2005
Nobody really knows when Lennox Lewis decided that retirement was boring and that the pull of the ring was too much to resist. It seems that on Friday last week, at a trendy bar in Jamaica's Montego Bay, Lewis told a journalist that he was returning to boxing.
Sunday 19 December 2004
Thursday 09 December 2004
It turns out that the threat to the big fight here on Saturday night was more than anything a storm in a shaving cup. Danny Williams, Britain's challenger to the World Boxing Council champion Vitali Klitschko, said that if necessary he would withdraw from the contest if he was required to shave, or even trim, his beard contrary to his Muslim beliefs.
Sunday 05 December 2004
Saturday 04 December 2004
Friday 19 November 2004
Friday 15 October 2004
Sunday 04 July 2004
Saturday 26 June 2004
Tuesday 27 April 2004
So, as we might have guessed, Lennox Lewis appears to have been living through a brief phantom retirement.
Tuesday 20 April 2004
Sunday 11 April 2004
Tuesday 06 April 2004
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