By “Bad” Brad Berkwitt WBA “Regular” not “Unleaded” Middleweight Champion Daniel Jacobs traded knockdowns in the first round with Sergio Mora only to drop him again in the 2nd round causing an ankle injury to Mora that made him unable to continue. Jacobs wins by TKO.
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By “Bad” Brad Berkwitt Sad news just reached the RSR office that WWE Wrestling Legend Rowdy Roddy Piper has died at the age of 61. He was a huge part of my teenage years when I watched all the WWE events and none were more exciting than when he mixed it up with Hulk Hogan. […]
By “Bad” Brad Berkwitt So the Floyd Mayweather, JR. holding boxing hostage Saga continues this week with 44 days to go with his “hopefully” final fight to go down. First it was on CBS, free TV because he was “Cherry Picking” as Simon Traversy wrote yesterday on RSR and now, it’s rumored it is going […]
By “Bad” Brad Berkwitt Floyd Mayweather, JR. King of Boxing and Games too, has still not announced his opponent that he will be facing in 46 days. From all reports, it’s Andre Berto.. Zzzzzzzzzzz’sssssssssss! Here is the opponent that RSR is predicting he faces. In the Red Corner, weighing in at 147.5 LBS with a […]
By “Bad” Brad Berkwitt Facebook Forums are on fire today with comments about Andre Ward calling out Gennady “GGG” Golovkin to meet him in the ring for his next fight. On paper, this is a “Superfight” and one boxing truly needs after the massive let down of Floyd Mayweather, JR. – Manny Pacquiao, this past […]
Floyd Mayweather, JR – Andre Berto DONE DEAL? “Damn Right It’s Andre Berto, What Did you Expect Amir ‘Crybaby’ Khan?” – Breaking Boxing News
“Damn right it’s Andre Berto, what did you expect Amir ‘Crybaby’ Khan”? –Buddy Ruffin, JR., Coffeyville, KS – President of the Andre Berto Should Fight Floyd Mayweather, JR. Instead of Amir “Crybaby” Khan Fan Club (45,234 members strong and with lots of tissue for Amir to use!) By “Bad” Brad Berkwitt Boxing Scribe Michael Woods […]
By “Bad” Brad Berkwitt RSR was contacted by an anonymous source that Middleweight Champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin is close to signing to fight former champion Bernard Hopkins in his final fight of his amazing career. I will state this for the record. I hope this fight never happens! Bernard is going to get carried out […]
Keith Thurman Stuns Boxing Fans with Win Over Luis Collazo: “Floyd Mayweather, JR You’re Next and Bring Your Little Brother Adrien ‘Boner’ Broner With You it Will Be Two Knockouts For the Price of One”!
“Floyd Mayweather, JR. you’re next and bring your little brother Adrien ‘Boner’ Broner with you it will be two knockouts for the price of one!” – Buddy Ruffin, JR., Coffeyville, KS (President of Keith Thurman Knocks Out Floyd Mayweather, JR. and Adrien “Boner” Broner Out Fan Club) – 2,131,212 and 10,000 just joined after his […]
By “Bad” Brad Berkwitt The date was June 13, 1986. Barry Diller, head of News Corp., creates Fox, the fourth television network. Oprah Winfrey’s show hits the airwaves on national television. Nintendo video games are introduced in the United States and sales sky rocket. In the boxing world, the equivalent to a modern day “Golden […]
By “Bad” Brad Berkwitt The date was August 14, 1982. A first-class stamp cost just 20 cents. Prestigious Yale University has announced they will offer a 14-week course on mastering the Rubik’s Cube. I think to this day, many didn’t master that thing. But if you did, then I want to hear from you. For […]
By “Bad” Brad Berkwitt The date was April 12, 1981. On a happy note, my father, the sole person who planted the seed of boxing in my mind, turned 53, and on the same day, but not on such a bright note, legendary Heavyweight Champion of the World, Joe “The Brown Bomber” Louis passed away, […]
By “Bad” Brad Berkwitt The date was November 14, 1981. Ronald Reagan was in his first year of a very popular Presidency, and Lee Iacocca was helping the Chrysler Corporation rebound from dismal sales in the late 1970s for their cars. You do remember Chrysler K Cars? I think every Government official including myself, drove […]
By “Bad” Brad Berkwitt (Written in 2005) Replace Berbick with Balboa. It’s November 22, 1986. Young “Iron” Mike Tyson finally gets his shot against legendary Heavyweight Champion Rocky Balboa. Balboa is in his prime with his mind totally focused on his biggest fight since he regained the title with a knockout over former champion Clubber […]
By “Bad” Brad Berkwitt On May 2, 2015, we had the “Farce of the Century” when Floyd Mayweather, JR., faced Manny Pacquiao in the biggest money maker in the history of boxing. What we had was no surprise though many are still crying about it. Floyd Mayweather, JR. did what he always does, and that […]
Timothy Bradley Survives Possible KO Due to Huge Blunder by Veteran Referee Pat Russell to Win Unanimous Decision Over Jessie Vargas
By “Bad” Brad Berkwitt Timothy “Desert Storm” Bradley, JR., 32-1-1, 12 KO’s just won a unanimous decision over Jessie Vargas, 26-1, 9 KO’s to win a ridiculous interim title from the WBO in the welterweight division. In the 12th round of a fight that Bradley was clearly ahead in, Vargas hurt him with a huge […]
Bray Wyatt, John Cena & Brock Lesnar JUST Waiting for a Smack Down: Adrien “Has A Problem” Broner Needs to Be Signed to the WWE – Breaking News
By “Bad” Brad Berkwitt Adrien “Has A Problem” Broner needs to get out of boxing and join the WWE where he can be the clown he strives to be every time a camera hits him. A fighter with tons of talent, but no morals, no values and no sense, he would make for a great […]
By “Bad” Brad Berkwitt WBA Super Middleweight Champion Andre Ward, 28-0,15 KO’s defeated an overweight and unprofessional Paul Smith, 35-6, 20 KO’s in a very one sided fight when the referee called a halt to the bout last night in the ninth round when the Smith corner threw in the towel. Something has got to […]
David Lemieux Wins IBF Middleweight Title Against Hassan N’Dam – Bring On Gennady “GGG” Golovkin Next!
By “Bad” Brad Berkwitt David Lemieux, 34-2, 31 KO’s took a twelve round unanimous decision over Hassan N’Dam, 31-2, 18 KO’s and wins a vacant alphabet title. Lemieux dropped N’Dam several times in the fight and winning in the end by scores of 115-109, (twice) and 114-110.
By “Bad” Brad Berkwitt Tonight Shawn Porter, 26-1-1, 16 KO’s defeated Adrien Broner, 30-2, 22 KO’s by a unanimous decision in front of a lively Las Vegas crowd at the MGM Grand. Broner, a first class loser as a person, but in fairness, a damn good fighter, got taken to school tonight by a classy […]
By “Bad” Brad Berkwitt “Tyson Fury will get his ass kicked by Deontay Wilder.”—Buddy Ruffin, JR., (Road Dogs for Deontay, Coffeyville, KS Chapter – 8,234 members and growing strong – Ruff Ruff) WBC Heavyweight Champion Deontay Wilder, 34-0, 33 KO’s made history when he faced Eric Molina, 23-3, 17 KO’s in the state of Alabama, […]
Rocky Marciano & Floyd Mayweather, JR: Stop with the Undefeated Record Debate Already – There Is NONE!
By “Bad” Brad Berkwitt For the last two years, the discussion has raged on that if Floyd Mayweather, JR., 48-0, 26 KO’s goes to 49-0, he ties Rocky Marciano’s, 49-0, 43 KO’s undefeated record as a champion and of course, if he goes to 50-0, he breaks it. However, Mayweather, JR. has been a multiple […]
By “Bad” Brad Berkwitt WBC Middleweight Champion Miguel Cotto, 40-4, 33 KO’s just destroyed former Middleweight Champion Daniel Geale, 31-4, 16 KO’s by TKO at 1:28 of round four. There is only two fights left out there for Cotto and they are Canelo Alvarez and Gennady “GGG” Golokvin. HBO’s Max Kellerman asked Cotto about both […]
By “Bad” Brad Berkwitt WBA and WBC Interim middleweight champion (whatever that means) Gennady “GGG” Golovkin, 33-0, 30 KOs stopped Willie “The Mongoose” Monroe. JR., 19-2, 6 KOs in the sixth round in a fight that saw a game challenger in Monroe, JR, try to do everything he could to win.
Tribute by “Bad” Brad Berkwitt (Today my dad would have been 87 years old. Happy Birthday.) Where did 40 years go? Only seven years old, but watching boxing with my late father Alvin in 1975 on a TV with huge rabbit ears, you know the kind where you would have to bend them to get […]
By “Bad” Brad Berkwitt One of the biggest fights in UFC History was over before it began. Ronda Rousey defeated Cat Zingano when she reversed her beautifully into a top position and grabbed an armbar from an awkward angle causing Zingano to submit in round one.