Tag: Boxing

Louisville to Rename Airport After Muhammad Ali

The Louisville Regional Airport Authority Board voted unanimously on Wednesday to rename the city’s airport after “The Greatest” Muhammad Ali. The new name is Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport. Ali was born with the heart of a champion in Louisville, K.Y., on Jan. 17, 1942. He began training as an…

Muhammad Ali: The Loss of a Legend

Muhammad Ali, considered worldwide as “The Greatest” to ever enter a boxing ring, died at 9:10 p.m. Friday at a Phoenix, Arizona-area hospital. He was 74 years old. The boxing champion spent 32 years fighting Parkinson’s disease but succumbed to septic shock due to unspecified natural causes, according to Ali’s…

Blackface Is Back, This Time in a Baptist Church Boxing Match

By Julissa Catalan Jeff Fugate, Pastor for the Clay Mills Road Baptist Church, is under fire for allowing a man wearing Blackface to participate in a staged boxing match at his Lexington, Ky., church. The event was part of the annual National Young Fundamentalist Conference (NYFC). This year’s conference theme…