Naazim Richardson was an unfailingly honest coach from Philadelphia who guided the likes of Bernard Hopkins and Shane Mosley, writes Nigel Collins
Author - Nigel Collins
Nigel Colllins began covering boxing in 1972 and joined The Ring’s editorial staff in 1984. Served two terms as editor-in-chief of The Ring (1985-1988 & 1998-2011). He was also the editor-in-chief of KO and World Boxing and his book, Boxing Babylon (1987), achieved universal praise. Currently working as a columnist for ESPN.com and as a contributor to Boxing News and Ringside Seat. Inducted into the Pennsylvania Boxing Hall of Fame (2003), International Boxing Hall of Fame (2015) and Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame (2019). Winner of the Rocky Marciano Award (2002) and the James J. Walker Award (2008).
Nigel Collins on Max Baer, the heavyweight king ‘with a heart too big for his fists’