Ron Peterson

  • News

    June 20, 2007

    A Slow Death

    The Mad Dog Killers claimed Jim Peterson's life 45 years ago. But he only recently got around to dying.

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2006
  • Blogs

    July 6, 2005
  • News

    June 2, 2004

    Kwan Manasseh Versus Himself

    He was a homeless ex-con with nothing to lose. Now he's a homeless fighter with nothing to gain.

  • News

    August 27, 2003

    Requiem for an Ex-Heavyweight

    Ray Whebbe Jr., hustler, journalist, champion of lost causes, dies at 48

  • Arts

    August 13, 2003

    The Pugilist's Cock Ring

    Undressing the manly art of boxing at the Walker Art Center

  • News

    November 15, 2000

    Sharkey Mania!

    Eddie Sharkey has wrestled champs, chumps, and chimps. Now the tough guy turned trainer drops knowledge on Generation WWF.

  • News

    July 19, 2000

    Low Blows

    He manages wannabes, has-beens, and more than a few palookas, just like the big-money promoters do. But the ho-chunk casino is a long way from Caesar's Palace. and Ron Peterson is no Don King.

  • Books

    November 3, 1999

    A Leg to Stand On

    After an awful wreck and years of ruin, a nod from God means comeback time for the East Side's favorite son

  • Books

    October 6, 1999

    Down for the Count

    Minnesota's boxing commission gets socked in the kisser