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Ali’s ‘Fight of the Century’ Gloves Sold for $388,375

Fight of the Century Muhammad Ali gloves

Boxing gloves donned by Muhammad Ali during the first of three clashes with Joe Frazier and Lou Gehrig’s 1924 contract sold for more than $740,000 combined.

Movie Rights to Operation Bullpen Purchased

Book Operation Bullpen

The sports memorabilia industry’s most notorious scheme could become a feature film.

Carmelo Anthony’s 2004 Olympic Bronze Medal Up for Bid

2004 Olympic Games bronze medal Carmelo Anthony

Apparently upset with a third place finish, Carmelo Anthony turned his bronze medal over to a relative who is now selling it at auction.

Bidding on Ali’s Gloves from 1964 Liston Fight Tops $200,000

Clay vs Liston Sports Illustrated 1964

The gloves worn by Muhammad Ali when he stopped Sonny Liston to win his first heavyweight title and ‘shook up the world’ are on the auction block.

Big Bucks for Ozzie’s Gold Gloves, Babe’s Sweater, Oscar’s MVP and Hornung’s Heisman

1922 Babe Ruth sweater Yankees

Ozzie Smith’s 13 Gold Gloves brought $519, 203, Babe Ruth’s old Yankee sweater brought more than $250,00 and several other pieces sold for well into six figures in SCP Auctions’ final major catalog sale of 2012.

Ali-Liston, Ali-Frazier Gloves Become Most Valuable Boxing Memorabilia

Boxing gloves Ali Liston

The champ is still the champ.  Two pairs of boxing gloves from historic Muhammad Ali fights each brought $385,848 in an auction of memorabilia from the estate of famed trainer Angelo Dundee.  The gloves each set record prices for the most valuable boxing memorabilia ever sold, according to SCP Auctions, which was given charge of […]

Bidding for Ali Fight Gloves, Ozzie’s Gold Gloves Heats Up

Boxing gloves Ali Liston

Two pair of Muhammad Ali boxing gloves from a couple famous fights have pushed past a half million dollars as bidding heads into its final days via the SCP Auctions catalog.

VIDEO: A Look at the Angelo Dundee Collection

Ali-Dundee

We get our first up close look at some of the items in the Angelo Dundee collection, set to be sold this fall.

Best Known Babe Ruth Autographed Baseball Sells for $388,375

Best known Babe Ruth signed baseball

Cards from the Black Swamp find took a backseat to a pristine Babe Ruth autographed baseball–and one of his bats from the famed 1927 season in an auction held on the second night of the National Sports Collectors Convention.

Angelo Dundee Collection Including Gloves from Big Ali Fights Consigned to Auction

Ali-Dundee

Items saved by the man who trained Muhammad Ali including several pairs of fight-worn gloves from the champ’s biggest bouts, will be sold by SCP Auctions.

Ali’s Thrilla in Manila Trunks Going on Auction Block

Thrilla in Manila Ali signed trunks

Rescued from a storage unit in 1988 for $650, the trunks Muhammad Ali wore in one of the greatest fights ever will soon be sold again.

PSA Also Offering SMR Access Free

SMR Jan. 2012 cover

Collectors now have free access to PSA’s online sports card and autograph guide in addition to no-charge access to the population report.

Dr. J Collection, Ali Trunks, Yankee Bats Among SCP Auction Headliners

Game worn Julius Erving items

Major pieces of Julius Erving’s career, a pair of uber-famous fight trunks, some historic Yankee bats and Mickey Cochrane’s memorabilia go on the auction block starting Friday.

2011 Topps UFC Finest Box Break

UFC Finest Topps box

Topps takes its Finest brand to the octagon and hobby shops seem to be having little trouble selling boxes.

Editor’s Blog: Ichiro, Matsui Jerseys Raise $ For Japan

Ichiro jersey

An update on the auction for Japan relief via a game worn jersey auction, plus a couple of knuckleheads’ failed strategy for selling an signed Michael Jordan jersey.

One-of-a-Kind Ali Ring Returned to Champ’s Ex-Wife

Ali vs Spinks

A legal battle over one of Muhammad Ali’s prized pieces of boxing memorabilia is over.

$315,000 Endowment to Preserve Boxing Collection

Boxes from the Kaplan collection

Thought to be the world’s most expansive boxing collection, a $3 million stash is going to be preserved thanks to a newly minted grant.

Paquiao Fight: Well, Close Anyway

Manny Pacquiao signed photo

Not everyone spells his name correctly, but Manny Pacquiao might be bringing a little life back to boxing–and boxing memorabilia.

Easy Come, Easy Go: $25 Million in Signed Sports Art

The man who owned a famous set of 1970s Andy Warhol athlete portraits–signed by the subjects–has cancelled his insurance claim.