American Top Team fighters at UFC 195 reflect on Howard Davis Jr.’s legacy

Photo Credit: Howard Davis won a gold medal in boxing at the 1976 Olympics. – Tony Duffy/Getty Images Original Article from www.mmafighting.com By Dave Doyle  @davedoylemma LAS  VEGAS — Remember when Mike Brown punished opponents with his fists during his heyday as WEC featherweight champion? That was in large part Howard Davis Jr.’s doing. Brown, a native of Maine, found his…

American Top Team fighters at UFC 195 reflect on Howard Davis Jr.’s legacy

Original Article: http://www.mmafighting.com/2015/12/31/10697046/american-top-team-fighters-at-ufc-195-reflect-on-howard-davis-jr-s By Dave Doyle  @davedoylemma on Dec 31, 2015, 5:40p LAS  VEGAS — Remember when Mike Brown punished opponents with his fists during his heyday as WEC featherweight champion? That was in large part Howard Davis Jr.’s doing. Brown, a native of Maine, found his groove as a fighter when he relocated to Coconut Creek, Fla., and joined the…

Howard Davis Jr, Aaron Pryor, Roberto Duran And The Glen Cove Boxing Gym

Original article: http://agelessadonis.com/howard-davis-jr-aaron-pryor-roberto-duran-and-the-glen-cove-boxing-gym/ September 1976:  The Glen Cove Boxing gym was shoved behind Glen Street. An old garage made out of cinder blocks, cement and white paint, it housed a small ring, two dilapidated punching bags and a ringside spectator bench. It was home to such fighters as heavyweight contender Hubert Hilton, Allen “JuneBug” Hudson (who…