Jacobs’ fight outside of the ring was the hardest.
R. A. The Rugged Man is a splendid rapper. He is also a savant when it comes to his knowledge of R&B, film and boxing. The one-time White Mandingos frontman gets his boxing knowledge on with the legendary Bernard Hopkins, who has become fond of the Long Island spitter over the years. R. A. also […]
Little known these days, but much maligned in his time, Jack Johnson was one of the greatest fighters of his day. Becoming the first African-American world heavyweight boxing champion over a hundred years ago, made for an array of turbulent events, which director Ken Burns hopes to highlight in an upcoming 4- to 6-part HBO miniseries. […]