Category Archives: Boxing

Boxing Legend Ken Norton: ‘I Had a Heart Attack’

Unbeknownst to most of the world, Ken Norton recently suffered cardiac arrest.

But don’t fret: The one-time heavyweight champ is still spry when it comes to sizing up his old nemesis, Muhammad Ali.

Norton: Recovering nicely from August trauma.

Norton: Recovering nicely from August trauma.

Interviewed exclusively on The Final Word with JayReelz & J.D., Norton tells hosts Jason Nazario and J.D. Valladares:

“Lately, I’ve been doing nothing. I had a heart attack…about a month ago.

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James Bonecrusher Smith on BlogTalkRadio

WBA Heavyweight Champion, Bonecrusher Smith, who claimed his title during a 1986 fight with Tim Witherspoon, will join KYTB Power Talk Radio tonight on BlogTalkRadio.

BonecrusherJames Smith, who earned the nickname “Bonecrusher” when he started his amateur boxing career in the Army, was the first to take renowned boxer Mike Tyson 12 rounds in 1987. He is the first heavyweight champion to hold a college degree, having earned a bachelor’s in business administration prior to his Army stint.

In all areas of his life, Smith points to positive thinking as the key to his success. “If you tell yourself that you are a winner and you work at it and work at it, you will be a winner!” Find out more tonight on KYTB Power Talk at 8pm ET.

Evander: Becoming Holyfield on BlogTalkRadio

The only boxer ever to become world heavyweight champion four times, Evander Holyfield joins Dr. Blogstein for a live interview tonight.

Evander HolyfieldCruiserweight and heavyweight champion and Olympic medalist releases his new book today, Becoming Holyfield.

And he’ll celebrate by being LIVE tonight at 9pm ET with Dr. Blogstein.

Blogstein will grill the champion with the one-two combination questions like: What made him who he is? Is he retired or will he fight again? Does the world really need another grill designed by a boxer?

Also on the program tonight actor Scott Michael Foster of the new NBC drama “Quarterlife;”
Actor Randy Tobin of “The American Poop Movie.”