“Former ‘UFC’ heavyweight Tim Hague died today after suffering a knockout loss in a boxing match on Friday night in Canada.
“Hague’s sister confirmed the fighter’s death in a post on her ‘Facebook’ page:
“It is with incredible sadness, sorrow and heartbreak to report that Tim has passed away today,” Jackie Neil wrote. “He was surrounded by family, listening to his favourite songs. We will miss him so greatly.”
“Hague was 34. Continue reading ‘It Was Just A Matter Of Time’
“It was the biggest fight in Canadian boxing history and it turned George Chuvalo into a source of national pride, even if he lost the one-sided contest to the man they call “The Greatest”, Muhammad Ali. “Chuvalo’s epic 15-round bout with Ali at ‘Maple Leaf Gardens’ on March 29, 1966, transformed the lightly-regarded Toronto fighter into a symbol of courage and determination, and lifted him into the top rank of contenders during a golden age of heavyweights. Continue reading ‘Chuvalo vs. Clay Turns 50’