How good is
the official boxing historian of The
Ringside Boxing Show? Christopher
James Shelton is being recruited by
The Smithsonian Institute to help
validate the history of
African-American boxing in the
1800s. Talk about street cred.
The always-fascinating Shelton regaled us again Oct. 11, 2015 to describe what "The Sweet Science"
looked like in the U.S. in the 19th
century, a theme of his newest book,
"American Slave-Boxer Sylvie
Dubois," available now at
Our interview with Christopher Shelton is preceded by our expert analysts, Travis Hartman, Rizwaan Zahid and John J. Raspanti to evaluate a spectacular lineup of upcoming fights, including Golovkin-Lemeiux, Jacobs-Quillin, and Porter-Thurman, and discuss "The Bleeder," a Hollywood movie that will star Liev Schreiber as Chuck Wepner.