On Monday, August 22, sports talk show host Colin Cowherd took to his respective soap box and raved about the "greatness" of UFC 202's main event between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz, while doing his best to diminish the time honored global pastime and Olympic sport of boxing.
On this day (Nov. 7) last year, the boxing world was shocked and saddened to hear that legendary heavyweight Joe Frazier had lost his battle to lung cancer at the age of 68.
Muhammad Ali is "the greatest sports competitor this world has ever known," uttered San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh last month.
On July 27, 2012, Muhammad Ali was a titular bearer of the Olympic Flag during the opening ceremonies of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. However, he may be remembered more for his first excursion to the United Kingdom's fight-friendly city nearly 50 years prior.