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By Ian Murphy Long before former Middleweight Champion Mike McCallum was known as the “Body Snatcher”, there was the great Tony “Man of Steel” Zale. He was a real life Rocky Balboa, a working class slugger who’s body attack was so ferocious that Bert Sugar once said (in reference to Zale’s third fight with Rocky […]
Undefeated World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior middleweight champion Demetrius “Boo Boo” Andrade (21-0, 14 KOs) has challenged World Boxing Association titlist Erislandy “The American Dream” Lara (20-2-2, 12 KOs) to a unification title fight in April or May. Andrade, the 2008 U.S. Olympian and 2007 World Amateur Championships gold medalist, and three-time Cuban National amateur […]
“Bad” Brad Berkwitt & Poppa Dave of Poppa Daves Restaurant in Collinsville, OK Wrap on the Set of The “Bad” Brad Berkwitt Show
By “Big” Bill Bradshaw ‘When night subdues the rage of day And moonlight creeps to where I nod, I’ll pray redemption comes my way, through the broken glass on the road to God”. Life, by its very nature, is a challenging journey. There are no easy paths and, to quote the title of a Jim […]
A world-class doubleheader, featuring featherweight world champion Jhonny Gonzalez (57-8, 48 KOs) defending his 126-pound title against exciting young star Gary Russell Jr. (25-1, 14 KOs) in the main event on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING, will take place at The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, on Saturday, March 28, live on SHOWTIME (10 […]
By Anne “Boxologist” Whitlock Boxers do a handshake by touching knuckles which is how boxers greet each other whether they’re wearing gloves or not. Touching gloves before the opening bell, is also part of boxing protocol.
By Lou Eisen Last month, IBF super bantamweight world champion Carl “The Jackal” Frampton, 20-0, 14 KO’s came alive at the Odyssey Arena in Belfast, Northern Ireland before a packed house of raucous supporters. The young champion put his entire array of dazzling skills on display by stopping a game but hopelessly outmatched Chris “The […]
By Anne “Boxologist” Whitlock Breadbasket is the stomach area.
By Jim Amato One of the best boxers to come out of Ohio in the last thirty years was “Prince” Charles Williams of Mansfield, who held the IBF light-heavyweight title from October 29, 1987 to March 20, 1993. Williams turned professional on June 27, 1978, dropping a four round decision to Henry Bunch. His career […]
By Lou Eisen Referee Marcus McDonnell stopped the fight after round 8 at the request of Christian Hammer’s corner as Tyson Fury, 24-0, 18 KO’s gained yet another victory on his way to a possible title shot against the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world, Wladimir Klitschko, 63-3, 53 KO’s. The Romanian born Hammer, 17-4, […]
By Anne “Boxologist” Whitlock Candy Cane was a body punch used by Sugar Ray Robinson thrown with a right hand to the body slightly turning it over and pushing downward.
Chris Eubank, JR. Defeats Dmitry Chudinov for WBA Interim Middleweight Belt – ” I will Knock Out Gennady Golovkin in Three Rounds”
“I will knock out Gennady Golovkin in three rounds if Chris can’t get a fight with him.” — Packy “Boom Boom” Goldstein, Vice President of the Miami Beach Chapter of Seniors for Chris Eubank, JR. Fan Club Middleweight Chris Eubank Jr (19-1, 14 KOs) scored a twelfth round TKO over previously unbeaten WBA interim champion […]
“I am Going to Make Deontay Wilder my Lady when Tyson Fury Knocks Him Out.”—-Gary Bullocks, President of the Westside Chapter of the Tyson Fury Fan Club WBO #1 heavyweight Tyson Fury (24-0, 18 KOs) scored a one-sided eight round TKO over Christian Hammer (17-4, 10 KOs) on Saturday night at the O2 Arena in […]
European super lightweight champion Michele Di Rocco (39-1-1, 17 KOs) retained his title moments ago by TKO in round nine against brave Dane Kasper Bruun (19-2-1, 4 KOs) at the sold out Teatro Principe in Milan, Italy.
Unbeaten super lightweight KO artist Julian “Hammer Hands” Rodriguez (9-0, 8 KOs) has done it again! The big-punching Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey native thrilled the crowd inside The Corral at the USF Sundome in Tampa, Florida, by demolishing Raul Tovar (14-9-1, 4 KOs) in the first round. The normally granite-chinned Tovar had figured to go […]
By Lou Eisen Once again, boxing promoter Yvon Michel’s unerring, keen eye for talent has unearthed another exciting diamond in the rough in Chechen light-heavyweight banger Artur Beterbiev. Beterbiev hails from Khasavyurt, Russia and sports a pro record of seven wins with no losses. All of his wins have come by the spectacular knockout route. […]
Tribute by Keith Terceira Many of us, who are now boxing fanatics can remember whom it was that stoked the fire that brought us into the sport. My love for the sweet science was one of my earliest memories, with fights being on television on the weekend just prior to Saturday wrestling. Muhammad Ali solidified […]