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The biological son of Sonny Liston says he led the second-largest street gang in Philadelphia, KO'd former heavyweight belt-holder Bert Cooper in a street fight, and was honored by the Philadelphia Inquirer as the "Toughest Bouncer in the City."

Bill Wingate was our featured guest for the Sept. 28, 2014 show to talk about the myths and realities of his famous/infamous father, who may have been the most-feared heavyweight boxer in history.

Our interview with Wingate is preceded by expert analysis from Travis Hartman, Rizwaan Zahid and John J. Raspanti on the latest madness from Planet Mayweather, among other topics.

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  Boxing's most iconic living trainer, Angelo Dundee, remained active at Miami's Fifth Street Gym at age 90 after a storied career during which he trained Muhammad Ali, Sugar Ray Leonard, Willie Pastrano, Luis Rodriguez, Carmen Basilio, Michael Nunn and numerous other world champions.

Dundee made his third and final appearance on The Ringside Boxing Show for a 40-minute interview about his remarkable life and legendary career.

Enjoy this conversation from what might have been the last major, in-depth interview Dundee ever gave. He died 94 days later.

The interview originally aired live on Oct. 30, 2011.

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Unbeaten super bantamweight Manuel "Tino" Avila says he he has the best jab in boxing, he likes getting hit in the face, and he's ready for any 122-pound fighter in the world.
The Fairfield, California boxer  -- 16-0, 7 KOs -- expects a breakout year in 2015, hopefully culminating with a world title shot.
Avila joined us on the Sept. 7, 2014 edition of The Ringside Boxing Show to discuss his life, his career, and the fact that his mother and sisters mercilessly bake cakes when he's trying to make weight.
 

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