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January 5, 1992 | WILLIAM GILDEA, WASHINGTON POST
"In the growth of any artist, an essential element is a correct dosage of calamity," A.J. Liebling wrote in "The Sweet Science." "If the adversity is too adverse, he has to seek work at some useful trade; if it is not adverse enough, he gets a swelled head." Liebling was writing specifically about Archie Moore, whose adversity for years was not getting the big fight in New York. Moore, of course, operated with "the correct dosage of calamity" -- and, genius in the ring -- and became a legend.
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November 12, 1989 | Associated Press
After beating challenger Luis Santana, Simon Brown is still the International Boxing Federation welterweight champion and he still wants to fight the only man who has beat him in the ring. Thursday night, after a unanimous decision over a surprisingly tough Santana, Brown was pushing for a match with Marlon Starling, the World Boxing Council welterweight champion. "Get Starling in the ring. Let us prove who is the best welterweight," he said.
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May 8, 1994 | TIM KAWAKAMI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A grinning, assured, immeasurably wiser and nimbler Terry Norris found redemption, regained his World Boxing Council super-welterweight title and showcased a blazing new fighting style in a unanimous decision over Simon Brown Saturday night at the MGM Grand. Norris, whose knockout loss to Brown last December raised serious questions about both his chin and aggressive style, dominated Brown Saturday night by moving in for bursts of action, then immediately swooping away from any danger.
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September 24, 1989 | WALLACE MATTHEWS, Newsday
Simon Brown is a major-league talent stuck on a minor-league team. Wednesday night, Brown, the IBF welterweight champ who is included on many experts' "10 best in the world" lists, defended his crown with a second-round knockout of journeyman Bobby Joe Young before a crowd of less than 2,000 at the Rochester (N.Y.) War Memorial Auditorium. No HBO. No network TV. In fact, no television at all except for a smattering of pay-per-view systems at a bargain-basement $9.95 a pop.
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December 20, 1993 | Associated Press
Terry Norris, boasting of greatness and dreaming of further glory, was cut down by a man who calls himself "Humble Simon" and admits he's not quite the world's best fighter. Soft-spoken Simon Brown repeatedly hurt Norris with compact, powerful rights and combinations in Saturday night's World Boxing Council super-welterweight title fight. He dropped the champion in the first round, sent him stumbling to his corner at the bell in the third and put him down for good at 1:06 of the fourth round.
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September 21, 1989 | Associated Press
Simon Brown retained his International Boxing Federation welterweight championship Wednesday night by stopping Bobby Joe Young at 2 minutes 39 seconds of the second round in their scheduled 12-round fight. Brown, 30-1 with 23 knockouts, knocked down Young with a straight right hand 2:20 into the second round, then followed with a left-right combination moments later to make the fifth successful defense of his title. Brown, a 26-year-old Jamaican living in Washington, D.C.
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October 8, 1992 | EARL GUSTKEY
The Terry Norris-Simon Brown junior-middleweight championship boxing match, thought to have been canceled Sept. 26 when Brown wound up in a hospital with chest pains, has been rescheduled for Dec. 5 at Caesars Palace. The Norris-Brown bout will join two other title bouts on a pay-per-view television card--Julio Cesar Chavez (82-0) vs. Greg Haugen (30-4-1) and Michael Nunn (38-1) vs. Victor Cordoba (18-4-2). The Norris-Brown fight was called off within two hours of its scheduled start time.
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December 20, 1993 | Associated Press
Terry Norris, boasting of greatness and dreaming of further glory, was cut down by a man who calls himself "Humble Simon" and admits he's not quite the world's best fighter. Soft-spoken Simon Brown repeatedly hurt Norris with compact, powerful rights and combinations in Saturday night's World Boxing Council super-welterweight title fight. He dropped the champion in the first round, sent him stumbling to his corner at the bell in the third and put him down for good at 1:06 of the fourth round.
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December 20, 1993 | Associated Press
Terry Norris, boasting of greatness and dreaming of further glory, was cut down by a man who calls himself "Humble Simon" and admits he's not quite the world's best fighter. The soft-spoken, Bible-quoting Simon Brown repeatedly hurt Norris with compact, powerful rights and combinations in Saturday night's World Boxing Council super-welterweight title fight.
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October 8, 1992 | EARL GUSTKEY
The Terry Norris-Simon Brown junior-middleweight championship boxing match, thought to have been canceled Sept. 26 when Brown wound up in a hospital with chest pains, has been rescheduled for Dec. 5 at Caesars Palace. The Norris-Brown bout will join two other title bouts on a pay-per-view television card--Julio Cesar Chavez (82-0) vs. Greg Haugen (30-4-1) and Michael Nunn (38-1) vs. Victor Cordoba (18-4-2). The Norris-Brown fight was called off within two hours of its scheduled start time.
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September 28, 1992 | EARL GUSTKEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
HBO and Terry Norris' manager were scrambling for a new date and a new opponent for the junior-middleweight champion in the Sunday wreckage of Saturday's Norris-Simon Brown fight cancellation. Brown, the challenger, checked into a hospital Saturday afternoon after experiencing morning dizziness and chest pain. The Caesars Palace title fight was canceled early Saturday evening. "We've already had discussions with HBO," said Norris' manager, Joe Sayatovich, Sunday morning. "They have Dec.
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September 27, 1992 | EARL GUSTKEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a turn of events probably more stunning than anything that could have happened in the ring, the Terry Norris-Simon Brown championship fight at Caesars Palace was canceled Saturday. Brown, complaining of chest pains and dizziness Saturday morning, spent most of the day at a Las Vegas hospital, where he underwent tests. The entire fight card was canceled at 5:30 p.m., local time, as several hundred early spectators awaited the start of undercard bouts in the 4,200-seat Caesars Pavilion.
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September 27, 1992 | BILL DWYRE, TIMES SPORTS EDITOR
The cloud that the death of Hank Gathers cast over the world of sports two years ago drifted into the boxing arena here Saturday night and greatly influenced the cancellation of the Terry Norris-Simon Brown fight. Just hours before he was to box for the junior-middleweight title, Brown felt dizzy and called his agent/adviser James Cooks.
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September 28, 1992 | EARL GUSTKEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
HBO and Terry Norris' manager were scrambling for a new date and a new opponent for the junior-middleweight champion in the Sunday wreckage of Saturday's Norris-Simon Brown fight cancellation. Brown, the challenger, checked into a hospital Saturday afternoon after experiencing morning dizziness and chest pain. The Caesars Palace title fight was canceled early Saturday evening. "We've already had discussions with HBO," said Norris' manager, Joe Sayatovich, Sunday morning. "They have Dec.
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April 9, 1989 | TERRY PRICE, The Hartford Courant
The phone at Marlon Starling's home rings and rings but there is no answer. Ring! "Do you want to fight Simon Brown?" Ring! "Do you want to fight Mark Breland in June?" Ring! "Do you want to move up in weight class, Ray Leonard's weight class?" Ring! "Do you want to fight in Japan? Europe? Anywhere?" Starling has been laid low because of a shoulder injury that forced cancellation of a third battle with Breland and resulted in termination of a lucrative contract with Home Box Office.
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January 5, 1992 | WILLIAM GILDEA, WASHINGTON POST
"In the growth of any artist, an essential element is a correct dosage of calamity," A.J. Liebling wrote in "The Sweet Science." "If the adversity is too adverse, he has to seek work at some useful trade; if it is not adverse enough, he gets a swelled head." Liebling was writing specifically about Archie Moore, whose adversity for years was not getting the big fight in New York. Moore, of course, operated with "the correct dosage of calamity" -- and, genius in the ring -- and became a legend.
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March 19, 1991 | EARL GUSTKEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Julio Cesar Chavez knocked down John Duplessis in the second round and then sent him through the ropes at 2:42 of the fourth round in an easy defense of his World Boxing Council and International Boxing Federation junior-welterweight titles Monday night at the outdoor arena at the Mirage hotel. Actually, Duplessis (36-2) might have been trying to jump out of the ring.
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