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Charlie’s Inside Corner

LARNED — Quick now. Can you name the last American heavyweight boxing champion?
Muhammad Ali? No. Larry Holmes? No. Mike Tyson? Forget it! If you correctly named Shannon Briggs go to the center of the ring and let boxing announcer extraordinaire Michael Buffer call out your name and his famous, “LET’S GET READY TO RUMBLE!"
The point is, what was once America’s domain is now in the hands of the rest of the world. Americans once owned the heavyweight boxing division. There hasn’t been an American heavyweight champion since Briggs in 2007. In fact, it is hard to ...

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