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When boxer Jack Dempsey wanted to back out of a fight due to his age and his opponents skill, his younger brother took the fight under the same stage name and went on to become the legendary boxer Jack Dempsey.

Jack Dempsey This article is about the 20th-century boxing champion. For the 19th-century boxing champion, see Jack “Nonpareil” Dempsey. For other uses, see Jack Dempsey (disambiguation). William Harrison “Jack” Dempsey (June 24, 1895 – May 31, 1983), nicknamed Kid Blackie, and The Manassa Mauler, was an American professional boxer who competed from 1914 to 1927, …

When boxer Jack Dempsey wanted to back out of a fight due to his age and his opponents skill, his younger brother took the fight under the same stage name and went on to become the legendary boxer Jack Dempsey. Read More »

Late wrestler Bam Bam Bigelow once saved three children from a burning house and 40% of his skin was left with second degree burns forcing him to retire and hospitalized for two months. Bam Bam said he had “no regrets” of his act of courage, as long as all three kids were safe.

Bam Bam Runs Through Fire To Save Children By Chris Sabga Editor, IGN Wrestling On last night’s WCW Reload Post Nitro show, news broke that Bam Bam Bigelow was seriously injured after attempting to rescue children from a brush fire. Over 40 percent of his body was burned. Not much else is known about the …

Late wrestler Bam Bam Bigelow once saved three children from a burning house and 40% of his skin was left with second degree burns forcing him to retire and hospitalized for two months. Bam Bam said he had “no regrets” of his act of courage, as long as all three kids were safe. Read More »

George Foreman has earned substantially more from the George Foreman Grill than he ever did from his boxing career. At the peak of sales he earned $4.5 million a month in payouts. In 1999, he was paid $138 million for the full rights to use his name.

George Foreman For other people named George Foreman, see George Foreman (disambiguation). George Edward Foreman (born January 10, 1949) is an American former professional boxer, entrepreneur, minister and author. As a professional boxer, he was nicknamed “Big George” and competed between 1969 and 1997. He is a two-time world heavyweight champion and an Olympic gold …

George Foreman has earned substantially more from the George Foreman Grill than he ever did from his boxing career. At the peak of sales he earned $4.5 million a month in payouts. In 1999, he was paid $138 million for the full rights to use his name. Read More »

Muhammad Ali’s star on the Hollywood walk of fame is not on the sidewalk. It is on the wall of Kodak theater because of his request that “he did not want to be walked on.”

Muhammad Ali Muhammad Ali is a retired American boxer and three-time World Heavyweight Champion. As an amateur, he won a gold medal in the light heavyweight division at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome. As a professional, he became the first person to win the lineal heavyweight championship three times. In 1964, Ali changed his …

Muhammad Ali’s star on the Hollywood walk of fame is not on the sidewalk. It is on the wall of Kodak theater because of his request that “he did not want to be walked on.” Read More »

Mike Tyson’s Training Regimen included waking up at 4am, jogging 5-miles. Then he would do 2000 sit-ups, 500 pushups, 500 dips, 500 shrugs and about 30 minutes of neck bridges daily. He repeated this 6 days a week.

Mike Tyson’s Training Routine Mike Tyson was once the most feared boxer on the planet. Shorter than almost anyone in his weightclass – his combination of offensive footwork, seamless combination punching and defensive head movement made him both impossible to hit, and devastating to get hit by. In this post, we’ll explore how Mike trained …

Mike Tyson’s Training Regimen included waking up at 4am, jogging 5-miles. Then he would do 2000 sit-ups, 500 pushups, 500 dips, 500 shrugs and about 30 minutes of neck bridges daily. He repeated this 6 days a week. Read More »

Steve Irwin paid for one of his security guards to go and train MMA in the USA, that security guard, Kyle Noke, would go on to fight in the UFC and credits Irwin as a major reason why he achieved his dreams.

In addition to helping him financially, Noke went on to talk about how Irwin helped him in the training room: ”He used to help us prepare for fights,” he said. Source: https://grapplinginsider.com/steve-irwin-loved-to-grapple-too/ Steve Irwin loved to grapple too Last week marked what would have been the 57th birthday of the beloved conservationist Steve Irwin. Google …

Steve Irwin paid for one of his security guards to go and train MMA in the USA, that security guard, Kyle Noke, would go on to fight in the UFC and credits Irwin as a major reason why he achieved his dreams. Read More »

Late 80s, during visiting a zoo, Mike Tyson offered the zookeeper $10,000 to open a gorilla cage so he can go in there and punch the Gorilla who he noticed was bullying all of the other primates.

Once he returned to the ring after prison he clearly was not the same Mike Tyson in the ring. Despite everything Mike Tyson has don, nothing is crazier than when he decided he wanted to fight a Gorilla. He was even willing to pay to fight a Gorilla. Most people are too scared to fight …

Late 80s, during visiting a zoo, Mike Tyson offered the zookeeper $10,000 to open a gorilla cage so he can go in there and punch the Gorilla who he noticed was bullying all of the other primates. Read More »