Ken Norton (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Keidel: Final Bell Sounds For Famed Boxer Ken Norton

Before other sports matched the money and none of the danger, boxing was must-watch theater, a distillation of the rags-to-riches narrative that personified the American Dream. And Ken Norton was Exhibit A.


Floyd Mayweather Jr. (L), Canelo Alvarez (R) (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Keidel: Mayweather And Alvarez Fight For The Soul Of Boxing

Alvarez and Mayweather are fighting at a catch-weight of 152 pounds, which, if you’re looking for an edge, would probably point to Alvarez, the naturally larger man. But Mayweather has a way of making larger men look small.



Rocky Marciano Statue Unveiled In Brockton

A 2 ton, 20-foot statue of boxing legend Rocky Marciano was unveiled in Brockton on Sunday.


A statue of Rocky Marciano has arrived in Brockton. (Photo Credit: Carl Stevens)

Carl Stevens’ Journal: Rocky Marciano Statue Arrives In Brockton

A tractor trailer, with police escort, pulled up to Rocky Marciano stadium Thursday on the campus of Brockton High School. Inside, in huge crates, was the statue of Rocky Marciano himself.


The victor Timothy Bradley (L) of the US is congratulated by the vanquished Manny Pacquiao (R) of the Philippines following their WBO welterweight title match at the MGM Grand Arena on June 9, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. In what is being viewed as a highly controversial and unpopular outcome, unbeaten Bradley ended Pacquiao's long unbeaten run with a split decision victory over the Filipino ring icon. AFP PHOTO / JOE KLAMAR (Photo credit should read JOE KLAMAR/AFP/GettyImages)

Felger & Mazz: Corruption In Sports

Felger and Massarotti continued the day discussing the corruption in sports. In particular, the guys talked about Horse Racing and Boxing.


Boxer and Framingham native Danny O’Connor in studio with Toucher & Rich. (Photo by Justin Opiechowski)

Boxer Danny O’Connor On Toucher & Rich: Boston Fight Preview

Framingham native Danny O’Connor started boxing at 15-years-old and is making a name for himself in the boxing world. O’Connor and Dropkick Murphys founder Ken Casey, who has been a manager of sorts for O’Connor, joined Toucher & Rich in studio to talk about tomorrow night’s fight and his only loss as a pro.

98.5 The Sports Hub–05/23/2012

Boxing gloves at the Aerospace Performance Center on August 26, 2005 in New York City. (Photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images)

Danny O’Connor On Toucher & Rich: Bringing Boxing Back To Boston

On May 24th O’Connor will take on New York’s Daniel “The Hudson Valley Kid” Sostre in 10-round contest in Boston. O’Connor joined 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Toucher & Rich to talk about getting into boxing and the lack of interest in boxing.

98.5 The Sports Hub–05/08/2012

Crime tape blocks off MBTA tracks after Haverhill boxing star Jeff Fraza was struck and killed by a train.

Local Boxing Star Killed By MBTA Train In Haverhill

A boxing star from Haverhill was struck and killed by an MBTA commuter train early Saturday morning.


Evander Kane on Matt Cooke: "He plays on the edge."

Toucher & Rich spoke with Evander Kane Tuesday, the Atlanta Thrasher who knocked Matt Cooke out with a single punch. What did he think of Matt Cooke as a player before he got on the […]


Don King

The legendary, soft-spoken boxing promoter dropped by Toucher & Rich Thursday to talk about his upcoming event at Mohegan Sun.




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