By Jim Amato From 1977 to 1987 Marvelous Marvin Hagler OWNED the middleweight division. Because of this many fine middleweights of that era have been forgotten. A shame but true. Either they eliminated each other or Marvin eliminated the survivor. He was THAT dominant. Nevertheless many fine middleweights did not have a chance to take [...]
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By Lou Eisen Almost as a matter of course, whenever the phrase, “Canadian Heavyweight Champion,” the first and usually only name that would pop into mind was George Chuvalo, the former undisputed Canadian Heavyweight Champion. Chuvalo held the title for 25 years, longer than any other Canadian heavyweight, before or since. Chuvalo told me once [...]
By Peter Silkov The 1980′s have become known in recent years as the era of the lost heavyweights. It was the decade that followed the golden era of the 1970’s, and while Ali, Norton, and Frazier saw their careers tail off and come to a halt with the arrival of the 1980’s, there seemed to [...]
By Lou Eisen In what has to be considered (somewhat of) an upset, at the StubHub Center in Carson City, California, Jamaica’s Nicholas “Axeman” Walters, 25-0, 21 KO’s lived up to his fearsome reputation by knocking out Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire, 33-3, 21 KO’s in six one-sided brutal rounds. Donaire who was once thought [...]
Author closes case on mysterious death of boxer Zora Folley In July 1972, former heavyweight contender Zora Folley died mysteriously at a Tucson hotel. Some say it was murder, some say it was a mob hit, others claim it was a freak accident. For more than four decades his death has remained unsolved. Phoenix author [...]
By Lou Eisen It took Gennady Golovkin, 31-0, 28 KO’s only 28 punches in two rounds to dispose of Mexico’s Marco Antonio Rubio, 59-7-1, 51 KO’s. Golovkin is without any doubt the best middleweight fighter in his division. Rubio landed a mere 13 ineffective shots of his own on Golovkin. Rubio claimed he lost track [...]
By “Bad” Brad Berkwitt WBA Middleweight Champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin knocked out Marco Antonio Rubio at 1:19 of the second round. RSR Is NOW Hiring Boxing Writers
Marco Antonio “Veneno” Rubio wants to leave behind the incident at yesterday’s weigh-in and focus on tonight’s fight, which can still catapult him to stardom even though he will no longer be a world champion. Now a huge betting underdog, Rubio states, “all that just motivates me. That the fans see me for dead drives [...]
By “Bad” Brad Berkwitt Edner “The Cherry Bomb” Cherry, 33-6-2, 18 KO’s knocked out Osumanu Agaba, 24-8, 19 KO’s at 2:15 of the second round. RSR is NOW Hiring Boxing Writers
Boxing legend MIKE TYSON and Iron Mike Productions will make their triumphant return to Pittsburgh, PA on Friday, November 14th with “The Pride of Pittsburgh II” at CONSOL Energy Center featuring popular fan favorites SAMMY “The Who Can Mexican” VASQUEZ and MONTY MEZA CLAY in separate title bouts.
RSR Press Release RSR supporter and former two time Heavyweight Champion, Boxing Promoter, Actor and Author, Mike Tyson, 50-6, 44 KO’s will be taking readers questions. So here is your chance, to ask one of the greatest Heavyweight Champions of all-time, the question you have been dying to ask him for years.
RSR Press Release Do you have a breaking boxing scoop or video that you think the boxing world will enjoy reading or watching? If you do, send it into RSR and you will get credit for your story or video. You can also can remain anonymous. Send your boxing scoop or video into RSR
The Advocate has released a video and story on the suspect who is accused of shooting boxer Emmanuel Augustus. Read here.
RSR Press Release In early 1995, two Navy sailors stationed at that time, on Naval Base Guantanamo Bay Cuba met when they worked as CT’s at Naval Security Group Activity GTMO. A bond of friendship would form and from 1995 through present day, they are still working together. Today, they work together on RSR. Berkwitt retired [...]
WBO Latin welterweight champion Edgar “El Nene” Ortega (15-2, 10 KOs) was dethroned by veteran Pablo “El Sepulturero” Munguia (20-5, 11 KOs) via ten round unanimous decision on Friday night at the popular Salon Jose Cuervo in Mexico City. The much shorter Munguia pressed the action and earned a clear cut ten round unanimous decision [...]
Travis Reed, Edwin Reyes, Jeffrey McCalla, & Rayford Johnson Return to the Ring November 7th – Boxing News
Patrick Harris, Kevin Rivers, JR. & Venroy July Return to the Ring October 24th – Breaking Keystone Boxing News
By Peter Silkov Alexis Arguello was one of the most formidable and exciting fighters of his era. He was also one of the most popular as well. Arguello was known as ‘The Explosive Thin Man’ due to his wiry 5 feet 10 inch frame and the knockout punch that he carried in both fists. In [...]
An an exciting boxing event on Saturday, December 13, at The Chelsea inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas will be officially announced on Monday in Los Angeles. Headlining is former two-division world champion Timothy “Desert Storm” Bradley, Jr (31-1, 12 KOs), of Palm Springs, Calif., making his ring comeback against one-time interim world champion Diego [...]
Beginning October 19, undefeated light welterweight world champion Chris Algieri (20-0, 8 KOs), from Huntington, New York, on Long Island, will begin training at The Palazzo for his upcoming fight against defending WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao. Algieri will train in a custom gym at The Palazzo through November 13 and is giving boxing fans [...]
The Thursday, November 13 edition of FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes’ Golden Boy Live! series at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California, will feature super bantamweight 2012 U.S. Olympian Joseph “JoJo” Diaz Jr. (12-0, 8 KOs), featherweight Julian “El Camaron” Ramirez (12-0, 7 KOs) a great nephew of the late former world champion [...]