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By Lem Satterfield and Lem Satterfield,SUN STAFF | August 4, 2000
CAPITOL HEIGHTS - His ribs bruised from a brutal session with Baltimore heavyweight Hasim Rahman three days earlier, Mo Gray was the only one of four sparring partners to show up. But then Gray also begged out of last Thursday's workout. "Rock's hitting harder, he's slicker. Been banging on us pretty good," Gray said of Rahman. "You can't get in there with him anymore." So the 6-foot-3, 240-plus- pound Rahman inflicted five painful rounds upon his brother, Munir Ibn Cason, 24, who could no longer hide from big brother as he sometimes did as a child.
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By Peter Schmuck and Peter Schmuck,SUN STAFF | November 14, 2001
Maybe it's the British accent. Lennox Lewis speaks the king's English like a librarian, his soft-spoken manner so uncharacteristic of his violent profession that it's easy to wonder if he's really tough enough to be considered a great heavyweight fighter. Maybe it's the record. Lewis wants to be considered one of the greatest champions in boxing history, but he lost the World Boxing Council title to a guy (Oliver McCall) who broke down crying during their title rematch and then got knocked on his large wallet by Baltimore long shot Hasim Rahman in South Africa to cede the heavyweight crown again last April.
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By Peter Schmuck and Lem Satterfield and Peter Schmuck and Lem Satterfield,SUN STAFF | May 10, 2001
It took just a split second - one lightning-quick punch - for Baltimore boxer Hasim Rahman to become the heavyweight champion. He conquered the boxing world with one iron fist and positioned himself for at least a $14 million payday that will come with his first title defense. Seems simple enough, except that nothing is ever entirely as it seems in the complex, confusing and sometimes shady world of professional boxing. Rahman's situation was less complicated than most, because he landed that big right hand and dropped heavily favored Lennox Lewis without selling the rights to his next fight.
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By Lem Satterfield and Lem Satterfield,SUN STAFF | December 9, 2003
LAS VEGAS - Propped against the wall of the garage at Hasim Rahman's newly purchased, five-bedroom home in a gated community 10 miles from The Strip is a reminder of why the boxer relocated his family from Maryland. "Every day I pull into the garage, that's my inspiration," Rahman said, pointing to a photo depicting his 2001 victory over Lennox Lewis, who is shown lying on his back in the ring. The knockout made the Baltimore native the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world for the next seven months, until Lewis reclaimed the title.
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By LEM SATTERFIELD and LEM SATTERFIELD,SUN REPORTER | July 26, 2006
Los Angeles -- Shortly after entering the Pound-4-Pound Gym located a few miles south of Hollywood, Baltimore native Hasim Rahman donned one of two American flags draped over the red, white and blue ring ropes -- much like a comic hero would his cape. Rahman had looked the part the day before at his training camp. Hasim Rahman vs. Oleg Maskaev For Rahman's WBC heavyweight title, Aug. 12, Las Vegas, HBO pay per view
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By LEM SATTERFIELD and LEM SATTERFIELD,SUN REPORTER | August 11, 2006
BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. -- As Hasim Rahman skipped rope to the beat of a rap tune blaring from a boombox, Brandon "Church" Johnson, a former rapper now part of Rahman's entourage, stood nearby shouting encouraging rhymes. "H-A-S-I-M." "Better than all of them." Heavyweight title fight Hasim Rahman (41-5-2, 33 KOs) vs. Oleg Maskaev (32-5, 25 KOs), tomorrow, approx. 11 p.m., Las Vegas
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By LEM SATTERFIELD AND MIKE KLINGAMAN and LEM SATTERFIELD AND MIKE KLINGAMAN,SUN REPORTERS | August 6, 2006
Hasim Rahman will climb through the ropes Saturday with his wife's prayers, his eldest son's admiration and the names of his other two children sewn into the sides of his trunks. Rahman, heavyweight champion from Baltimore, defends his World Boxing Council title against Oleg Maskaev in Las Vegas. As ever, his wife and kids will be ringside, hunkered forward, fists clenched, voices raised, rooting Rahman on. Fight Hasim Rahman (41-5-2, 33 KOs) vs. Oleg Maskaev (32-5, 25 KOs) for WBC heavyweight title Saturday, approx.
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By LEM SATTERFIELD and LEM SATTERFIELD,SUN REPORTER | August 9, 2006
Jim Lampley says the knockout was among the most brutal he has witnessed. "When Oleg Maskaev landed that right hand to the left side of Hasim Rahman's face, Rahman sailed through the ropes and basically landed in my lap - first his head, then his upper body, then his legs," says Lampley, an HBO commentator. "And then Rock landed headfirst on the concrete floor." WBC heavyweight title fight Hasim Rahman (41-5-2, 33 KOs) vs. Oleg Maskaev (32-5, 25 KOs), Saturday, approx. 11 p.m., Las Vegas
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By LEM SATTERFIELD and LEM SATTERFIELD,SUN REPORTER | August 12, 2006
LAS VEGAS -- Weighing in at a ripped 235 pounds Thursday, Hasim Rahman was told he looked like a bodybuilder heading into tonight's heavyweight title bout against Oleg Maskaev. "No, what I look like is what a heavyweight champ should look like," said Rahman, the Baltimore native who holds the World Boxing Council crown. "A bodybuilder is going to wish he could do what I'm going to do on Saturday night." Rahman needs a solid performance to maintain his hopes of a showdown with International Boxing Federation champ Wladimir Klitschko, if not to silence critics of what has been an up-and-down career.
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By DAN BERGER | April 25, 2001
Hasim Rahman for governor! The violent demonstrators of Quebec were incoherent about what they oppose, but eloquent on the virtues of violent demonstration. Michael Bloomberg has done more good for Baltimore than anyone since Johns Hopkins. As punishment, he may have to serve as mayor of Gotham. Commander Waddle and the Navy let each other off the hook, which plays pretty well in the service, but not in Japan.
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