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THE FIGHT CITY  An independent #boxing website with a literary edge that embraces this cruel, brutal, glorious and heartbreaking #sport in all its facets.

What's tougher than a United States Marine? A Marine that boxes. Gene Tunney, a man often forgotten as a world heavyweight champion, Tunney was a tactful technician in the ring and calculated how he would defeat his opponents through watching film. A man ahead of his time. Read about his humble beginnings in the @marines to ascending to World Champion at thefightcity.com. Link in bio. #marines #usmarines #merica #america #ww1 #boxinghistory #tunney #forgotten #history #jarhead #usa #allies #amateurboxing #marineboxing #contender

Michael Carbert does it again, bringing another piece of boxing history alive. Langford vs O'Brien a historic battle not only in terms of two men vying for champion status but also a battle of the status quo. Historically Black Fighters were ignored in their attempts to fight for titles thanks to a "color line" drawn by fighters and promoters. O'Brien didn't draw the line and was willing to "lock up with just about anyone at any time." Read about it at thefightcity.com Link in bio. #boxinghistory #boxiana #langford #Obrien #race #racial #progress #heavyweights #galvestongiant #jackdempsey #america #history #classic #philadelphia #philly #boston #bostontarbaby #newyorkcity #nyc #20thcentury #anniversary #perserverance

In a city historically know for producing great fighters, one fighter is looking for his chance to be the city's next champion. Meet Philadelphia's Christian Carto and read his story at thefightcity.com. LINK IN BIO. #boxingchamp #拳王 #rocky #rockybalboa #contender #upandcoming #philly #philadelphia #brotherlylove #carto #hbo #showtime #boxeo #family #neighborhood #loyalty #Creed #拳击 #拳手 @trboxing #toprank #rival #rivalboxing #prospect

Due to recent revelations of fighters admitting to using PEDs, we should revisit, "Let's Stop Pretending". Link in bio. #thefightcity #PEDs #drugs #cheaters #canelo #ggg #miajohn #boxing #steroids #pacquiao #mayweather #USADA #Mosley #boxingnews #cheats #sanctions #punishment #integrity #safety

A new day, a new week, new opportunities #monday #readthefightcity #thegreatest #thefightcity #fightcity #muhammadali
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"What makes The Boxing Kings such a fascinating read is the realization that the history of the heavyweight crown is so closely linked to the history of America itself. Immigration and race issues, the rise of celebrity culture, international politics and global conflicts, entrepreneurship, industrialism, the rise of mass media and the changing economic landscape — all shaped boxing as much as they shaped America at large." Continue reading at thefightcity.com. Link in bio. #kingsofthering #heavyweights #review #boxingkings #boxinghistory #history #AmericanHistory #race #economics #war #boxing #thegreatest #johnsullivan #Muhammadali #cassiusclay #jackdempsey #manassasmauler #floydpatterson #internationalpolitics #whitehope #joelouis #ww2 #ww1 #vietnam #GreatBritain #britishboxers #boxeo #boxen

Today's feature: Tiger v Fullmer 3. "It is often the case with dynamic brawlers who rely on physical strength, constant aggression and a seemingly inhuman ability to absorb punishment that, like an engine habitually pushed beyond the red line, their bodies abruptly give out." #boxing #boxiana #boxinghistory #history #tiger #fullmer #anniversary #boxingchamp #sluggers #historical #strength #grit #brawl #everlast #Utah #nigeria

What if Pirog wasn't forced into retirement with a back injury? Who would you like to see him face today? #boxing #Repost #boxing @ftc_boxing with @get_repost
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Throwback to 2010 when #DmitryPirog (17-0, 14 KO) knocked out @DanielJacobsTKO (20-1, 17 KO) in the 5th round with a crushing right hand. The first 4 rounds were seen as very even by most fans. But in the 5th, one nasty punch from Pirog ended the fight.
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After the fight, Jacobs said Pirog gave him a lot of punches he didn't see, including the right hand, and that he didn't feel like his legs were there that night.
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Unfortunately, Pirog retired early due to injury whilst lining up a fight with @GGGBoxing. He had some serious power, great movement, good defense, and utilised a lot of angles - closely resembling a #SergioMartinez than he did a stereotypical, more mechanical Russian boxer.
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He retired in 2012 with an undefeated record of 20 wins, 15 by KO.
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“This is the biggest fight that can be made between South Americans and it will be a classic battle for national pride.” He wasn’t wrong, and what most boxing fans didn’t realize is that it was an extension of a bitter nationalist feud." Continue reading about the feud at thefightcity.com. #boxing #boxinghistory #pugilist #nationalism #southamerica #Freitas #Barrios #boxingchamp #wba #thefightcity #history #pbc #showtime #ppv #hbo #worldboxingassociation #champion #campeones #tbt #happyfriday #friday #weekend #fightweek

Is #Montreal, #thefightcity, bound to see a light heavyweight championship showdown? Will @adonissuperman and @eleiderstormalvarez finally clash in the fight city? Alvarez's KO of Kovalev came as a shock and definitely shook up the division. Link in bio. #boxing #boxingchamp #wbc #wbo #wba #kovalev #alvarez #ppv #quebec #canada #colombia #champion #unification

Looks like @canelo is preparing well for The rematch. Read our writers' thoughts on Canelo and GGG at thefightcity.com. #ggg #canelo #boxing #redemption #rematch #goldenboy #alvarez #gggcanelo2 #KO #knockout #power #jab #southpaw #orthodox #boxingtraining #hbo #showtime #ppv
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@canelo in camp today, perfecting his power for the Sept 15 rematch 🔥 Can Canelo stop GGG this time around? #CaneloGGG2

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