Sonny Liston went from boxing champion and national anti-hero to a Las Vegas thug who drove around in a pink Cadillac and sold drugs. When his body was discovered by police, it was ruled an accidental death, though most believe it was anything but.
VICE profiles Nina Cranstoun, one of the only female boxing promoters in the UK.
When he rhymed, we rhymed too, believing that we could spit homespun verse to proclaim our majesty. We too could "float like a butterfly and sting like a bee." We too could "rumble, young man, rumble." We too could say that we "shook up the world."
For my father and many others, it wasn't what Ali did in the ring that made him the Greatest of All Time—it was the decision to convert to Islam.
The remarkable new film stars 11-year-old dancer Royalty Hightower while tackling issues of race, class, and gender.
He represented the idea that you can be the most delusional version of yourself, and no one can stop you, as long as you win.
By being big, bold, beautiful, and black, Muhammad Ali charted a path for hip-hop's pioneers to follow, and taught us how to be men.
Tonight on VICELAND, we explore Russia's strict gender roles on STATES OF UNDRESS and visit the Ghanaian slum that has produced more champion boxers per capita than anywhere else in the world on the premiere of VICE World of Sports.
Since Nick Blackwell was put into a medically-induced coma after his middleweight title fight with Chris Eubank Jr., the health risks of boxing have been back in the headlines.
We spoke to Ruqsana Begum, Britain's current Muay Thai kickboxing champion, about encouraging a new generation of sporting sisters.
The European press may worry that the Germania Ottomans are an aggressively expanding criminal biker gang, but the group says it's more like a boxing club.
I took up boxing because I wanted to, but it's sad I feel the need to continue as a means of self defense.
With Islamophobic hate crimes up 70 percent in London according to one recent police stat, Khadijah Safari is helping Muslim women fight back.
The app joins Tyson's pre-existing line of bitcoin ATMs.
Stephen Colbert commandeered two nice Michigan ladies' public television show because his own studio space wasn't ready yet.
Moments after Saturday's fight ended, a YouTube video called "FLOYD MAYWEATHER PUNCH-OUT!!!" began to gain traction. With over four million views, it was a freakishly accurate prediction of how the fight would turn out.
VICE reports from Las Vegas as the "Fight of the Century" draws near.
Dancer Shareeka Harrell trained as a boxer and dug deep into Miami's black history to prepare for her role as the legendary fighter and activist.
It's a bit like Fight Club, only in an actual ring surrounded by thousands of people also trying to punch each other in the face.
He is the bastard child of Rocky Graziano, Paul Sykes, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, and Tyler, The Creator: uncompromising, uncontrollable, and utterly compelling.
I started boxing as an over-privileged, over-parented Jewish kid from the Philly suburbs, but I found something real inside the ring.
Imagine a team combat sport where ten men climb into a ring and beat the living shit out of each other for as long as it takes until only one of them is left standing. How can America not love that?
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