Funeral services for promoter Dan Goossen will be held on Tuesday, October 7, beginning at 6 p.m. PT, at St. Francis DeSales (13360 Valleyheart Dr., Sherman Oaks, Calif. 91423.) http://www.sfdsparish.com/contact-us/ In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Dan’s memory to the charity he established to honor his late brother — The Greg Goossen [...]
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WBO #15 ranked super flyweight Daniel “Alacran” Lozano (12-1, 9 KOs) continues his march toward a world title fight this Friday at the A La Carte Event Pavilion in Tampa, FL. Lozano, a local favorite from nearby Bowling Green, Florida will take on Jonathan “Pitbull” Vidal (18-2, 10 KOs) of Guaynabo, Puerto Rico in the [...]
IBF World Super-Flyweight Champion Zolani Tete said he’ll end challenger Paul Butler’s dream of making history by being the first British boxer in over a 100 years to win a second world title at a lighter weight. The tough South African puts his title on the line against Butler at the Liverpool Echo Arena on [...]
Tony Bellew will finally seek his revenge against arch rival Nathan Cleverly when the pair meet in the hugely-anticipated grudge match on November 22 at the Echo Arena in Bellew’s home town of Liverpool. In early confirmed undercard fights, Scott Quigg will defend his WBA world super bantamweight title for the fifth time against an [...]
By Peter Silkov Boxing is one of the toughest of all physical sports, one where the participants need to be endowed with a range of physical attributes and talents. It is often overlooked how important mental strength is within boxing and how mental and spiritual determination can overcome physical shortcomings. The history of boxing is [...]
Photo credit: Photo Wende Swedish light heavyweight Erik Skoglund (21-0, 11 KOs) has announced his desire to challenge for a world title in 2015. The 23 year-old, who is unbeaten in twenty-one professional contests and ranked #4 with the WBO and #5 with the IBF, believes that within the next twelve months he will be [...]
Hidden beneath the publicity surrounding the NBCSN-televised twin main events on Saturday, Oct 18, is an intriguing eight-round middleweight match. It features Tyrone Brunson, of Philadelphia, and DeCarlo Perez, of Atlantic City, NJ, in what figures to be an explosive contest at the 2300 Arena at 2300 South Swanson Street. The Brunson-Perez showdown will serve [...]
This Wednesday Oct. 1 at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, King Sports will pit boxing’s highest-ranking middleweights (Hassan N’Dam 30-1 18 KOs and Curtis Stevens 27-4 20 KOs) against each other in a mandatory bout to earn a shot at the IBF Middleweight World Championship Belt, currently held by Sam Soliman (44-1 18 KOs). [...]
By Gary Friedman One of the most tired (and overused) clichés in boxing, after many an action packed brawl, is that “People will be talking about this fight forever!” At the time one cannot fault fans or the press for this hyperbole and in a perfect world, they would be correct. Sadly, many spectacular fights [...]
RSR Press Release Boxing Historian and writer Gary Friedman joins Team RSR. On behalf of the entire team, we welcome him aboard.
RSR Press Release Boxing scribe Peter Silkov brings his oldschool love for the sport of boxing to RSR. On behalf of the team, we welcome Peter aboard. “The Heart of Boxing”.
DiBella Entertainment, Warriors Boxing and Foxwoods Resort Casino will celebrate the 49th birthday of “Irish” Micky Ward with boxing fans attending the SHOWTIME Boxing Special Edition tripleheader on Saturday, October 4, airing live on SHOWTIME (9 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast) from Fox Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino, in Mashantucket, Connecticut. Promoter Lou [...]
InterBox has confirmed that former IBF super middleweight champion Lucian Bute (31-2-0, 24 KO) will lace up the gloves against recent WBA title challenger Roberto “The Beast” Bolonti (35-3-0, 24 KO) on Saturday, December 6th at the Montreal Bell Centre. The undercard portion of the program will be unveiled in the next few weeks. “I [...]
Dan Goosen DEAD: Showtime Sports Issues a Statement on Passing of Boxing Promoter – Breaking Boxing News
A statement from Stephen Espinoza, on behalf of SHOWTIME Sports. “All of us at Showtime are deeply saddened by the passing of Dan Goossen. This news has come as a shock to many of us who knew Dan personally, beyond our collaborative work on boxing events, for decades. We will remember Dan as a passionate [...]
At the Bell Centre in Montreal, two-time Olympian light heavyweight Artur Beterbiev (6-0, 6 KOs) showed he’s a force to be reckoned with in the 175lb division after a second round annihilation of former world champion Tavoris Cloud (24-3, 19 KOs). Beterbiev dropped Cloud three times in round one and again in round two before [...]
Sam Peter, Ricardo Mayorga, Luis “Yory Boy” Campas & Grady Brewer Victorious at the OKC Downtown Airpark – Full Report
Report and photos by “Bad” Brad Berkwitt & Debbie Edwards Last night in front of the thousands of boxing fans that were in attendance at the OKC Downtown Airpark in Oklahoma City many former champions got badly needed wins to kick start their boxing careers again. The “Rumble on The River” promoted by Ivaylo Gotzev [...]
WBO super middleweight champion Arthur Abraham (41-4, 28 KOs) scored a twelve round unanimous decision over Paul Smith (35-4, 20 KOs) on Saturday night at the Sparkassen Arena in Kiel, Germany. Abraham was mostly in command over the first six rounds. Smith rallied midway and the rest of the rounds were close. Scores were 117-111, [...]
No late “Diablo” heroics this time. Russian challenger Grigory Drozd (39-1, 27 KOs) outboxed longtime World Boxing Council (WBC) cruiserweight champion Krzysztof “Diablo” Wlodarczyk (49-3-1, 35 KOs), of Poland, to claim the WBC green belt by twelve round unanimous decision on Saturday night at Dynamo Palace of Sports in Moscow, Russia. After four rounds, WBC [...]
World Boxing Association (WBA) cruiserweight champion Denis Lebedev (26-2, 20 KOs), of Russia, scored an explosive second round KO over previously undefeated and five-inch taller Polish invader Pawel “Harnas” Kolodziej (33-1, 18 KOs) on Saturday night at Dynamo Palace of Sports in Moscow, Russia. The 6’4 Kolodziej tried to use his long reach to keep [...]
By “Bad” Brad Berkwitt & Debbie Edwards (At ringside) Ricardo Mayorga TKO’ed a scared Allen Medina at 1:03 of the first round.
By “Bad” Brad Berkwitt & Debbie Edwards (At ringside) Yory Boy Campas fought a game Julio Lanzas, but in the end, Campas won by scores of 59-55 (2), and 60-54.
By “Bad” Brad Berkwitt & Debbie Edwards (At ringside) Sam Peter knocked out Ron Aubrey in round one.
By “Bad” Brad Berkwitt & Debbie Edwards (At ringside) Juan Alejandro Saucedo knocked out Miguel Alvarez 31 seconds of the second round.
By “Bad” Brad Berkwitt & Debbie Edwards (At ringside) Grady Brewer won a shocking lopsided decision over Said Ouali by scores of 60-54, 59-54 and 58-56. RSR had it 58-56 for Brewer. The judge who scored it 60-54 needs to see the eye doctor ASAP!