Post Tagged with: "Madison Square Garden"

One Punch and “Loma” Is Historic

One Punch and “Loma” Is Historic

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor One body shot in the 10th round at Madison Square Garden Saturday night and Vasiliy Lomachenko secured his spot in boxing history. He  possibly also secured the number one spot in that discussion of pound-to-pound […]

by · May 13, 2018 · Sports
Lightweights With Star Power At The Garden

Lightweights With Star Power At The Garden

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Vasyl Lomachenko to many is considered the pound-for pound best in boxing and could become  a three-time division champion Saturday night at Madison Square Garden and if he defeats lightweight champion Jorge Linares on the […]

by · May 11, 2018 · Sports
Bruno Sammartino: My hero and How We Met

Bruno Sammartino: My hero and How We Met

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor My “Living Legend” passed away this morning. And Bruno Sammartino, the pro wrestling legend was appropriately labeled with that title because he was professional wrestling and a hero to  yours truly and many others. The […]

by · April 18, 2018 · Sports
The 90’s Block Party Invades MSG, March 10

The 90’s Block Party Invades MSG, March 10

The 90’s Block Party invades Madison Square Garden by Jason Gonzalez The Theater at Madison Square Garden will play host to “The 90’s Block Party” in just two weeks’ time. The promoters at G-Squared Events intend on bringing all of […]

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Cotto Loss Showed It Was Time To go

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor The final chapter for Miguel Cotto at Madison Square Garden Saturday evening showed it was time for the four-division and six time world champion to await his call for enshrinement in the International Boxing Hall Of […]

by · December 7, 2017 · Sports
Kovalev Again In Charge Of Division

Kovalev Again In Charge Of Division

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Sergey Kovalev is a champion again. That may or may not be good for the light heavyweight division now that the 34-year old holds the WBO title after a late second round stoppage over Vyacheslav Shabranskyy […]

by · December 4, 2017 · Sports
Bronx Fighter Wins Pro Debut At Garden

Bronx Fighter Wins Pro Debut At Garden

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Ismael Villarreal of the Bronx a promising prospect at 154 lbs. had a successful pro debut to open the card of boxing in the Garden Theatre. It was a unanimous four-round decision over Race Sawyer of […]

by · November 26, 2017 · Sports
Liberty Use Kid Power to School Atlanta

Liberty Use Kid Power to School Atlanta

By Luis Vazquez If you don’t think over 14,000 screaming kids with thundersticks can make a difference, try telling that to the Atlanta Dream (4-3). The New York Liberty were certainly inspired to raise their game in response and extended […]

by · June 10, 2017 · Sports
Terence Crawford Credit: Top Rank

Terence Crawford Ready for Felix Diaz at the Garden

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Terence Crawford is undefeated and the world champion at 140 lbs. There is that constant debate in the sport of boxing as to who is the best pound-for-pound fighter and for the past few years that […]

by · April 5, 2017 · Sports
Michael Conlan enjoys dream debut win over Tim Ibarra as Conor McGregor steals headlines with 'I am boxing' diatribe. Credit: The Telegraph.uk

Conor McGregor Stole The Show Not Conlan At The Garden

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Michael Conlan was supposed to be the headline Friday night in the ring at the Theatre in Madison Square Garden but Conor McGregor the UFC star stole the show. Conlan did his job and easily disposed […]

by · March 20, 2017 · Sports
Dolan vs. Oakley: Turmoil for Knicks and MSG

Dolan vs. Oakley: Turmoil for Knicks and MSG

By Luis Vazquez You had to hand it to Charles Oakley this past Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden. The former power forward/enforcer of the New York Knicks in the early 90’s accomplished three things that evening. He showed that […]

by · February 12, 2017 · Sports
Boxing Survives Last Round:  New York Action Resumes

Boxing Survives Last Round: New York Action Resumes

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Boxing has been revived and has survived another round in New York and the fighters are content. So are the promoters, matchmakers, managers, and trainers. Most of all the venues, including Madison Square Garden and […]

by · January 30, 2017 · Op Ed, Sports
Boxing’s Heavyweight Division: No Longer a New York State of Mind

Boxing’s Heavyweight Division: No Longer a New York State of Mind

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Once upon a time the heavyweight division was the King of New York.  Then there was Lennox Lewis, Riddick Bowe, Shannon Briggs, Evander Holyfield, Shannon Briggs the pride of Brooklyn, and a brawler named Mike Tyson. […]

by · December 13, 2016 · Sports
WEST 33RD STREET NEXT TO MADISON SQUARE GARDEN RENAMED “MUHAMMAD ALI WAY”

WEST 33RD STREET NEXT TO MADISON SQUARE GARDEN RENAMED “MUHAMMAD ALI WAY”

MAYOR DE BLASIO NAMES WEST 33RD STREET NEXT TO MADISON SQUARE GARDEN “MUHAMMAD ALI WAY”   Honoring “The Greatest,” street between Seventh and Eighth Avenues will be temporarily renamed for the next week   NEW YORK––Mayor Bill de Blasio today […]

by · June 7, 2016 · News, Sports
Verdejo vs Diaz: Photo Gallery [Part 1]

Verdejo vs Diaz: Photo Gallery [Part 1]

Verdejo vs Diaz: Photo Gallery [Part 1] On Saturday, Puerto Rican boxer Felix Verdejo joined his upcoming opponent Chris Diaz at a South Bronx street fair.   Both fighters appeared together to promote their upcoming June 11 fight on […]

by · May 31, 2016 · Sports