By Vinny “Glory Days” Lucci Alright gang the roller coaster is about to hit the apex before cascading crescendo as the spine of the boxing year is hitting its apex. No time to tighten the nuts and bolts under your seat just hang on for the ride. First order of business is putting the baby […]
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By Anthony “Zute” George Is there a more enjoyable division in the UFC than the light heavyweight division? A more competitive one? Daniel Cormier is the current champion and puts his title on the line against Anthony Rumble Johnson on April 8th. It does not get much better than that. Or does it? The winner […]
By Donald “Braveheart” Stewart Over the last 12 months or so, despite boasting over 10 world champions, British boxing has faced a bit of a reality check. We have sent those we would consider our best out and they have found themselves wanting. Whether it is up against GGG or Canelo, like those who faced […]
By Joshua “City” Brewer The middleweight division, 160 pounds, will soon be welcoming a new contender. In an effort to prove this is a sport for ‘Lions Only’, simply the “Future of Boxing” Jermall “Future” Charlo, 25-0, 19 KO’s, will be making the leap from the junior middleweight division where he held the International Boxing […]
By Anthony “Zute” George Every year in June, The International Boxing Hall of Fame hosts a celebratory weekend in Canastota, New York. Fans fly in from all over the world to be part of this special weekend. A weekend were boxing legends get together to rub elbows with these loyal fans, and catch up with […]
By Donald “Braveheart” Stewart If I have not mentioned before, then let me say again – the 1980’s were a kind of blur to me. Having got into the University in 1982, I went on a spree of alcohol haziness that lasted till the dawn of the nineties. There are good memories that exist in […]
By Vinny “Glory Days” Lucci (At Ringside) Fight card is completed as Madison Square Garden is filled with kinetic energy awaiting the participants of main event. The vibes were inherently tangible last night with caustic anticipation as I liken the atmosphere to June 1983 when the great Roberto Duran electrified the audience with brutal assault […]
By Donald “Braveheart” Stewart In 2011 Sky Sports produced an article looking at 11 British boxers who they believed were going to make a significant impact on world boxing in the years to come. In amongst those who have made the grade – Frampton, Quigg, Saunders and Gavin – there are a few names that, […]
By Joshua “City” Brewer Friday, March 17, gave us another edition Premiere Boxing Champions (PBC) on Bounce television. The opening bout saw Chordale Booker, 6-0, 3 KO’s, defeat Moshea Aleem, 4-1-1, 2 KO’s, older brother of rising prospect Immanuwel Aleem, in a somewhat active six-round bout. Booker showed an array of raw skills and was […]
By Jeffrey “Italian Medallion” Cellini Two dynamite boxers. Two legends. One Hall-of-Famer and one soon-to-be Hall-of-Famer. Jeff Fenech and Erik Morales were two great warriors who won multiple titles in different weight classes. Both were world champions at the featherweight division during their illustrious careers. Unfortunately, boxing fans can only wonder what these two all-time […]
Floyd “Make It Rain” Mayweather, JR. has written the book on getting bad and good press! Here he is once again. Read HERE.
By Vinny “Glory Days” Lucci I was going to pass this one bye altogether as I originally didn’t give the match up much credence when it was signed. It could have made a nice prelim going into this weekend’s Golovkin/Jacobs bout, but on its own merits it was as predictable as snow in the winter […]
Floyd “Make It Rain” Mayweather, JR’s Actions STUN Boxing Fans & The Queen of England – Breaking News
Floyd “Make It Rain” Mayweather, JR. the King of creating media attention for himself has done it once again. Read HERE.
By Joshua “City” Brewer Saturday night will be a night in which the consensus #1 and #2 middleweights, 160 pounds, clash for division supremacy. This night pits Gennady “Triple G” Golovkin, 36-0, 33 KO’s against Daniel “Miracle Man” Jacobs, 31-1, 29 KO’s. This is for almost all of the marbles at middleweight as the WBA, […]
Having grown up the son of a former undisputed and two-time World Heavyweight Champion, Hasim Rahman Jr., doesn’t mind that the world will be watching from the beginning of his professional boxing career. “This isn’t new,” explained Rahman. “I’m so used to being who I am and having eyes on me that it would be […]
In the main event former WBC Continental Americas Super Middleweight Champion Alfonso “El Tigre” Lopez (25-3, 20 KO’s) The 34 Year-old Lopez of Cut and Shoot, Texas will take part in a six-round bout against an opponent to be named. Lopez is a 10 year-professional, who was undefeated his first 21 bouts.
Photo by Martina Houdek Last Saturday night in the Czech Republic, 2016 Olympic bronze medalist Mohammad Rabii experienced a rare “double” as he successfully turned pro and a few hours later became a father for the first time. The 23-year-old Rabii, fighting out of Morocco, turned in a sensational professional debut, stopping Lazlow Kovacs II […]
Undefeated featherweight prospect Tramaine “The Mighty Midget” Williams has been added to the televised portion of the March 25th “KO Night Boxing: History Begins” card, featuring the professional debut of 2016 Olympic bronze medalist Nico Hernandez. “KO Night Boxing: History Begins” will air live (9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT) on CBS Sports Network […]
BERNIE BAHRMASEL: Good afternoon and Good Morning to the international press and thanks very much for joining us on this Media Conference Call promoting the highly anticipated World Middleweight Championship between Unified Middleweight World Champion GENNADY “GGG” GOLOVKIN, (36-0, 33 KO’s) and WBA Middleweight World Champion and Mandatory Challenger DANIEL “The Miracle Man” JACOBS, (32-1, […]
Former champion Kermit Cintron (39-5-2, 30 KOs) will battle once-beaten David Grayton (15-1, 11 KOs) in a 10-round welterweight bout on Friday, March 17 as part of Premier Boxing Champions: The Next Round on Bounce. Televised coverage begins at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT from Santander Arena in Reading, PA. and is headlined by a […]
Heavyweight Travis “My Time” Kauffman (31-1, 23 KOs) has been training hard for his showdown with Amir “Hardcore” Mansour (22-2-1, 16 KOs) that will headline Premier Boxing Champions: The Next Round on Bounce Friday, March 17 from Santander Arena in Reading, PA. Televised coverage on Bounce begins at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT Kauffman trained […]
Packy’s World: Gennady “GGG” Golovkin INSIDE TRACK, Michael Spinks, Bobo Olson, My Pal Al, & The Chutzpah Award Posthumously Goes to Alan Ladd
By Packy “Boom Boom” Goldstein Oy Vay are you going to hear it today… RSR readers are you as excited as I am for the big fight this Saturday night between Gennady “GGG” Golovkin and Daniel Jacobs? I have not been this excited since Sadie took her Yenta Club of Card Players on a cruise […]
By Jeffrey “Italian Medallion” Cellini Saturday night, at the Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, New York, David Lemieux, 37-3, 33 KO’s scored a devastating one-punch knockout of Curtis Stevens 29-6, 21 KO’s in the third round. The scheduled 10-round middleweight bout came to an abrupt end when Lemieux backed Stevens into the ropes and […]
David Lemieux Puts Himself Right Back in Title Contention with Highlight Reel KO Over Curtis Stevens!
By Joshua “City” Brewer On Saturday, March 11, 2017, live on HBO, David Lemieux, 37-3, 33 KO’s, scored a scintillating knockout over Curtis “Cerebral Assassin” Stevens, 29-6, 21 KO’s. The knockout came at 1:01 mark of the 3rd round of their fight at the Turning Stone Resort and Casino in Verona, New York. The knockout […]
By Anthony “Zute” George In an intriguing fight, that had major fan interest, one punch from David Lemieux turned his fight against Curtis Stevens into something else. Something boxing fans always dread. Going in, boxing fans saw this fight as a can’t miss, all action slugfest. For the fighters, it was a calculated risk where […]