The once-in-a-lifetime fighter, who makes the city home, attracts thousands to his bouts.
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On May 25, 1972, as the world watched, the Bluffs Butcher challenged Smokin' Joe Frazier in Omaha for the heavyweight belt and the chance to be king of the ring.
Two years before he co-promoted Joe Frazier's heavyweight title defense against Ron Stander, Tom Lovgren persuaded Cy Young Award winner Dean …
Nebraska’s boxing historian, 78, died early Tuesday. He had battled multiple sclerosis for most of his life.
Tom Lovgren, a co-promoter of the 1972 Ron Stander-Joe Frazier heavyweight championship fight in Omaha and a local boxing historian, kept fighting to the end. He died Tuesday at his home while in hospice care.
Bud Crawford brings his one-man big event to Lincoln on Saturday, and there’s only one problem. Pinnacle Bank Arena has a ceiling. Crawford likes to fight, and think, big.
In the 10th episode of "Where I Come From" — a new podcast from The World-Herald — host Dirk Chatelain sits down for an in-depth interview with Carl Washington, founder of North Omaha's most prominent boxing club.
With the top level of its gym renovated and refinished, the Council Bluffs Boxing Club is setting its sights on updating its basement.