Feature | Jan 27 2015

Ivan Robinson reflects on wars with Arturo Gatti and Julio Cesar Chavez while accusing Floyd Mayweather of running scared from Manny Pacquiao

James Slater catches up with an enlightening and modest Ivan Robinson

PHILADELPHIA warrior Ivan Robinson is best known amongst fight fans for his two incredible wars with the one and only Arturo Gatti.

Yet Robinson,the only man to twice defeat Gatti – with both victories coming in Gatti’s adopted home town of Atlantic City – engaged in a number of other exciting battles.

Despite only being afforded one crack at a world title – a points loss to Philip Holiday at lightweight – “Mighty” Ivan Robinson endeared himself into the heart of Philly fight fans.


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