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Ring Magazine

Ring Magazine is a boxing magazine that was first published in 1922.

Ring Magazine, first edited by hall of famer Nat Fleischer[?], has opened boxing scandals, made unknown fighters become famous worldwide and covered boxing's biggest events of all time.

In 1977, the magazine had 3 international versions come out. One, the Spanish version, was named The Ring En Espanol and was published from Venezuela and distributed around all Spanish speaking countries and the United States until 1985. There was also a Japanese version published in Tokyo and a French version published in Paris.

Also in 1977, boxer Cathy Cat Davis[?] became the first and only female ever so far on a cover of Ring Magazine.

The magazine went bankrupt in 1989 but rebounded in 1992 and has been on a healthy run to supermarket stands and magazine establishments around the world ever since.

It can be said that Ring Magazine is as classic a magazine as such others like Time Magazine, People, Sports Illustrated, Tiger Beat and Popular Mechanics[?].

Among other boxers, some of the boxers featured on the magazine covers have included Jack Dempsey, Max Schmeling, Joe Louis, Sugar Ray Robinson, Jake LaMotta, Muhammad Ali, Alexis Arguello, Wilfredo Benitez, Wilfredo Gomez, Roberto Duran, Larry Holmes, Marvin Hagler, Sugar Ray Leonard, Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield, Julio Cesar Chavez, Felix Trinidad and Oscar De La Hoya.

The Ring magazine is published by London Publications[?], which also publishes sister magazines KO Magazine and World Boxing[?], once stubborn Ring Magazine competitors themselves.



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