Boxing guru Duva is no lollipop

He might be a little old school, but few boxing gurus know how to turn a boxer into a contender like Lou Duva does.

Originally Published: February 8, 2006
By Joe Tessitore | Special to ESPN.com

Marc Cohn's "Walking in Memphis" has nothing on us. While his mid-South anthem boasts of catfish on the table and gospel in the air, last week the "Friday Night Fights" crew had our own Memphis jamboree. The catfish was replaced by smothered pork ribs, and the gospel was the comedic preaching of Teddy Atlas.

After putting down enough pork fat to make Emeril envious, we made our way to the famed lobby bar of the Peabody Hotel, a Memphis must. The Peabody's oak trim and distinctive character ...

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