Olympic champion Davis vows he’ll ‘continue to fight’

By Lyle Fitzsimmons | CBSSports.com Boxing fans of a certain age still remember the 1976 U.S. Olympic team. Those Americans took Montreal by storm over two weeks in late July, winning seven medals in 11 weight classes — besting Cubans and Russians along the way — including golds that ultimately helped launch the championship-level pro careers of Michael…

Howard Davis, jr in The Ultimate Fight against Cancer

Article from: http://www.boxinginsider.com/columns/howard-davis-jr-in-the-ultimate-fight-against-cancer/ By Jackie Kallen Being one of 10 kids growing up on Long Island, Howard Davis jr. learned at a young age how to fight. He had to fight for attention, he had to fight for the things he wanted, and he had to distinguish himself among his siblings. He accomplished that. His father…

Davis to be honored for helping Tamarac theft victim

Howard Davis Jr., after hearing a 4-year-old had his iPad stolen, recently gave the boy a new iPad as a replacement. The Olympic gold-medal boxer will be honored Tuesday by the Broward County Sheriff’s Office. Photo courtesy of Karla Guadamuz-Davis (Handout) Article from: http://www.sun-sentinel.com/sports/fl-howard-davis-broward-sheriff-honor-0804-20150803-story.html His battle with terminal lung cancer has not put Howard Davis Jr.…