By Chris “Man of Few Words” Benedict “That’s the story of my life, people helpin me, me helpin them.” The man who still calls himself “The Fightin Cowboy” poignantly summarizes his personal philosophy this way in his memoir Thinkin Big. He adds for emphasis, “That’s the way it oughta be.” In a sport where savagery […]
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This Friday night at Ballys Atlantic City, Middleweight Thomas “Cornflake” LaManna (16-1, 7 KO’s) will be back in action and looking to get back in the win column against a familiar foe when he takes on Josh Robertson in a bout scheduled for 8-rounds. The bout will be part of the off-tv portion of a […]
By Dave “Mythical” Siderski In the first episode of our three part series, Marciano withstood tremendous punishment and a badly cut left eye, rallying to score a 9th round knockout victory over Sonny Liston. Tonight, he faces another relentless slugger in “Smokin” Joe Frazier. Frazier is five months removed from his March 1971 victory over […]
Advance tickets will go on sale Wednesday, August 12 at 12:00 p.m. ET for the highly anticipated World Middleweight Title Unification battle between Boxing superstar, WBA, IBO and WBC “Interim” Middleweight Champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (33-0, 30 KOs) and IBF Middleweight Champion, Montreal power-puncher David Lemieux (34-2, 31 KOs), set for Saturday, October 17 at […]
Brooklyn Police Officer Dimash Niyazov Looking to Prove he is “NEW YORK’S FINEST” on Aug 25th – Call 911!
With professional pugilism blazing right now in New York City, one boxing Brooklyn police officer will look to prove he is truly “New York’s Finest” on Tuesday, Aug. 25 at the Brooklyn Brawl in Coney Island. As part of a stacked card at the Brooklyn Cyclones’ MCU Park later this month, Brooklyn NYPD officer Dimash […]
Shumenov, 31, became the mandatory challenger for WBA “regular” cruiserweight champion Denis Lebedev (27-1, 20 KOs, 1 NC), of Russia, as well as the first Kazakhstan native to capture a world title in two different weight classes having been the WBA light heavyweight champion from 2010-2014. Boxing hotbed Kazakhstan has produced five other world champions […]
By “Bad” Brad Berkwitt Juan Carlos Payano just got a GIFT decision against Rau’shee Warren!!!!!! Judges scorecards read as follows 115-109 for Warren, with the other two blind judges scoring it 113-111 for Payano! It was an all out war with points taken from both fighters.
By “Bad” Brad Berkwitt Jorge Cota just won a UD over Yudel Johnson. Judges scores were: 96-91 (twice) and 95-92. It was a great fight! The winner now faces John Jackson who won earlier tonight.
By “Bad” Brad Berkwitt Junior middleweight John Jackson just defeated Dennis Laurente by a UD decision with all the judges scoring it 100-89.
Eusebio Pedroza: Looking Back at a World Champion When A World Title Still Meant Something in Boxing
By Jeremiah “Griffo’s Handkerchief” Preisser Panama, birthplace of Roberto “Manos de Piedra” Duran, the former lightweight king and conqueror of a prime Sugar Ray Leonard. Mr. Duran, though legendary and most recognizable, is but one of many fighting sons borne from the womb of the Central American nation. Many panameno were weaned in the blood, […]
By “Bad” Brad Berkwitt Former Junior Welterweight Champion Danny Garcia pitched nearly a shutout against former two division World Champion Paulie Malignaggi over nine rounds cutting him over and under his right eye. Paulie showed tons of heart, but Garcia was just too strong and in the end, referee Arthur Mercante, JR. did an outstanding […]
By “Bad” Brad Berkwitt WBA “Regular” not “Unleaded” Middleweight Champion Daniel Jacobs traded knockdowns in the first round with Sergio Mora only to drop him again in the 2nd round causing an ankle injury to Mora that made him unable to continue. Jacobs wins by TKO.
Courtesy of BATB The promotional partnership of Jeter Promotions and RBA Promotions will host their second card at the North Hall at Eastern Market on Saturday, August 22. The North Hall is located at 225 Seventh Street in Southeast DC. Scheduled to appear on the card are undefeated Montgomery Village, MD superwelterweight Gerome “The Showstopper” […]
Courtesy of BATB Pro boxing comes back to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on Friday, August 28 with a card that will feature a number of Beltway Boxing prospects as well as some very talented out-of-town competitors. The promoters are new to the area — King’s Promotions headed by Marshall Kauffman. Some of the […]
Juan Carlos Payano 117.6 vs. Rau’shee Warren 117 (WBA “undisputed” bantamweight title) Yudel Jhonson 153.2 vs. Jorge Cota 154.2 John Jackson 153.4 vs. Dennis Laurente 153.6 Javier Maciel 157.2 vs. JC De La Cruz 163.4 Daquan Arnett 154.8 vs. Joshua Conley 154.8 Fabian Maidana 143.6 vs. Peter Oluoch 143.8 Bryant Parella 146.4 vs. Eduardo Flores […]
By “Bad” Brad Berkwitt Brian Rose, 27-3-1, 8 KO’s got his revenge from a first round TKO loss in his first match against Oklahoma native, Carson Jones, 37-11-3, 27 KO’s who dropped a twelve round unanimous decision at the KC Lightstream Stadium in Hull, England. Jones hurt Rose in the 2nd round when he split […]
Due to a last minute, non-career threatening medical issue, Jr. Lightweight Frank De Alba will not be able to compete in Tonight’s fight with Omar Douglas at Barclays Center. The bout was scheduled to be streamed on ESPN3.com. More details on De Alba will announced shortly.
Interesting article penned by journalist Anthony Riccobono about a possible 2016 match between Manny Pacquiao and Amir Khan. Read HERE
Adrien “Has Problems” Broner TMZ SPORTS SHOCKER: Can You Say, “Floyd Mayweather, JR I Want to Be You”? – Breaking News
Adrien Broner once again, made TMZ Sports. Check the report out HERE.
By Dave “Mythical” Siderski Rocky Marciano is the only undefeated Heavyweight World Champion in boxing history. He held the title from September 1952 to April 1956, when he retired at the age of 32 with a record of 49-0, 43 KOs. During the course of his title run, Rocky defeated the likes of Jersey Joe […]
By Donny “Golden Boy” Lalonde Photo Credit: Donny Lalonde (Donny, Krystian & Lou Savarese) Fight time is always full of anticipation and wonderment for boxers especially early in their careers. As we approached Krystian’s second fight it was nice to see how much more relaxed he was the week of the fight. Many rounds of […]
By “The Aficionado” Alan J. Kindred Over the last several weeks the fight of the week had focused on more obscure and lesser known lower weight fights, but this week the fight chosen for fight of the week, is the one with the biggest names. This fight between Welterweights (RSR #13) Danny Garcia, 30-0, 17 […]
Boxing Writer Joaquin M. Henson poses the question: What is Floyd Mayweather, JR. scared of? Read his article here.
Danny Garcia – Paulie Malignaggi Press Conference SHOCKING WORDS TRADED: “Garcia is Going to Get Hit So Hard, his Dad’s Sunglasses are Getting Knocked Off His Face!”
“Garcia is going to get hit so hard, his dad’s sunglasses are getting knocked off his face!”–Buddy Ruffin, JR., Coffeyville, KS – President of Paulie Malignaggi Is the Greatest Boxer of All Time Fan Club (3 members, but we just formed the club yesterday) Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN and undercard fighters held a final […]