By Donald “Braveheart” Stewart For many the sixties was the time in which it all hung out. The fact was that the sixties began the revolution but the decade after ripped it open. We found a new significance in ourselves and indulged it to the max. For a kid, like me, growing up in a […]
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By Jeffrey “Italian Medallion” Cellini Ken Norton, 42-7-1, 33 KO’s was a world champion and a force in the heavyweight division during an era considered the best ever for that weight class. However, does being the fifth best fighter of the heavyweight division during the 1970’s make him a hall-of-famer though? After playing at Northeast […]
By Anthony “Zute” George After putting Travis Browne to sleep on Sunday night, instead of putting the rest of the heavyweight division on notice, Derrick “The Black Beast” Lewis put the world of rest and relaxation on notice. Instead of calling out his next opponent, which is common place in the UFC, Lewis stated that […]
We are not far off from the first big fight of 2017. Here is some breaking news. Read HERE.
By Joshua “City” Brewer Dat Nguyen, 20-3, 6 KO’s, was successful in taking out Miguel Flores, 21-1, 9 KO’s, in the main event of a PBC card from Houston, Texas. Flores was the hometown favorite having grown up in Houston. Flores was also noted for tenacious body shots and leading up to the fight this […]
By Donald “Braveheart” Stewart Over the last week or so we have had a couple of “old style” fighters come out the woodwork and either talk up their fight or actually fight in the ring. I am talking of Lenny Daws, 30-5-2, 18 KO’s, and Derry Mathews, 38-11-2, 20 KO’s. Over in the US these […]
By Joshua “City” Brewer Last weekend, native Washingtonian Lamont Peterson, 35-3-1, 17 KO’s, proved yet again that he is a force at any welterweight and any weight around the storied division. Peterson was victorious in his bid against Russian fighter David Avanesyan, 22-2-1, 11 KO’s. In victory, Peterson picked up the World Boxing Association (WBA) […]
Top super welterweight prospects Chris Pearson and Justin DeLoach meet in a 10-round showdown in the main event of ShoBox: The New Generation on Friday, February 24 live on SHOWTIME (10 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the west coast) from Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, Calif. Pearson (14-1, 10 KOs, WSB 3-0, 1 KO) and […]
By Vinny “Glory Days” Lucci The kid from the streets of Cincinnati thought he was taking on another tune up when he signed on to fight an old acquaintance in his hometown at the Cintas Center in Ohio last night. Adrien Broner who has been hand fed two comeback fights since losing to Shawn Porter […]
By Jeffrey “Italian Medallion” Cellini On April 8, at The Theater at MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, MD., WBO World Junior Lightweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko, 7-1, 5 KO’s, will put his title on the line against WBA Super Featherweight champion Jason Sosa, 20-1-4, 15 KO’s. The fight between the two world champions will be […]
Great news for fans in America of Anthony Joshua. Read HERE.
Roy Jones, JR. On Bobby Gunn as an opponent: “The thing I stand for and respect and represent – I love a person who won’t quit, and [Bobby Gunn] won’t quit for nothing. He has 72 wins with 72 knockouts – bare-knuckle – you’re really a professional bully! You just beat people up for the […]
By Vinny “Glory Days” Lucci There is a kinetic energy in the air like a magnetic storm that has put on a lightshow and everyone stands mesmerized waiting to see it again. Hard to capture lightning in a bottle but Promoter Eddie Hearn on Kell Brook’s wishes is trying to ignite a stadium to host […]
By Jeffrey “Italian Medallion” Cellini Edwin Viruet, 32-6-2,14 KO’s, who was born in New York City, was a professional boxer who battled some of the premiere fighters of his generation. Some of the earlier opponents in his career were Saoul Mamby, a future world light-welterweight champion, and Alfredo Escalera, a future world super featherweight champion. […]
Undefeated world champion Keith “One Time” Thurman hosted media at his training camp in St. Petersburg, FL Wednesday as he prepares to face fellow welterweight world champion Danny “Swift” Garcia in the main event of SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING on CBS, presented by Premier Boxing Champions, Saturday, March 4 from Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN […]
Undefeated world champion Danny “Swift” Garcia hosted Philadelphia media at his training camp Wednesday as he prepares to face fellow welterweight world champion Keith “One Time” Thurman in the main event of SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING on CBS, presented by Premier Boxing Champions, Saturday, March 4 from Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING™. Broadcast coverage […]
Four-division world champion Adrien “The Problem” Broner and hard-hitting contender Adrian Granados kicked-off fight week with a media workout Wednesday ahead of their main event showdown Saturday, February 18 live on SHOWTIME® from the Cintas Center at Xavier University in Cincinnati. Also working out Wednesday and competing in televised coverage beginning at 9 p.m. ET/6 […]
Here we go again with this nonsense! Here is the latest news on the match between Floyd “Make It Rain” Mayweather, JR. & Conor McGregor. Read HERE.
By Joshua “City” Brewer I know why the caged bird sings. I liken my growth in boxing to that of the coming of age for the great poet, Maya Angelou. You’ve been here before as well. If you haven’t, let this be the introduction in the coils of debate that will pull you even further […]
By Jeffrey “Italian Medallion” Cellini Friday night, at the Huntington Center in Toledo, OH, IBF World Lightweight champion Robert Easter, JR.,19-0,14 KO’s successfully defended his title for the first time by winning a unanimous decision over Luis Cruz,22-5-1, 16 KO’s in front of his hometown fans. The judges all had him winning easily by scores […]
By Joshua “City” Brewer The lightweight division keeps the ball rolling. Over this past weekend we saw Robert Easter, JR, 19-0, 14 KO’s, notch his 19th straight victory and first defense of this International Boxing Federation (IBF) lightweight championship. One thing is for certain, he will be a handful for anyone he faces moving forward. […]
By Donald “Braveheart” Stewart The early morning of the 6th May 1965 was memorable. For Jean Stewart, it was the moment that her third child made its arrival on Planet Earth. At Irvine Maternity Hospital in Scotland apparently, it wailed into the wind at 4am bringing both parents a new headache – another child in […]
18 fights. 18 wins. 18 knockouts. That is Anthony Joshua’s record so far during his fairly short professional boxing career. The Briton who hails from Watford will fight Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley Stadium in what could be a career-defining bout. For the Ukrainian, this is a shot at redemption after his devastating defeat to Tyson […]