Post Tagged with: "boxing"

Canelo Decision Was Subjective

Canelo Decision Was Subjective

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Las Vegas:  Just like their first fight last year that ended in a controversial draw it was Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin Saturday night going to the judges scorecards. Except this time the majority decision […]

by · September 16, 2018 · Sports
Murodjon Akhmadaliev. Credit: Real Deal Boxing

Olympians Sign With Real Deal Boxing

WORLD OF BOXING SIGNS 2016 OLYMPIANS SHAKHRAM GIYASOV AND MURODJON AKHMADALIEV PRO DEBUTS NEXT SATURDAY NIGHT AT KINGS THEATRE IN BROOKLYN World of Boxing has signed top amateur prospects Shakhram Giyasov and Murodjon Akhmadaliev to exclusive promotional contracts, Both will […]

by · March 4, 2018 · Sports
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Light Heavyweight Division Puzzle Almost Solved

Last night, neither fighter did anything to convince fans that Biviol-Kovalev would be a mega fight.

by · March 4, 2018 · Sports
WBA Light Heavyweight World Champion Dmitry Bivol (left) defends his title against Sullivan Barrera (right) at The Theatre at Madison Square Garden. Credit: HBO Sports

Boxing Divisions in New York

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor  There’re options available for boxing fans in New York Saturday night with two major boxing shows occurring in proximity of each other.  Main Events and HBO showcase two light heavyweight championship bouts at Madison Square Garden. […]

by · March 3, 2018 · Sports
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Spence Jr. Could Be Next Sugar Ray

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Promoter Lou DiBella said that Errol Spence Jr. is in that category of Hall of Famer Sugar Ray Leonard. The undefeated IBF welterweight champion at the Barclays Center Saturday night continued his dominance by stopping […]

by · January 22, 2018 · Sports
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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
Bronx mourns Jake ‘Raging Bull’ LaMotta

Bronx mourns Jake ‘Raging Bull’ LaMotta

The late great boxing legend Jake LaMotta was a Class of 2003 Bronx Walk of Fame inductee.

by · September 20, 2017 · Bulletin Board, News, Obituary
“The Raging Bull” Last Of The Best

“The Raging Bull” Last Of The Best

Jake LaMotta was appropriately named “The Raging Bull” and outlived the contemporaries of his time.

by · September 20, 2017 · Sports

Boxing Needs Reform After Canelo-Golovkin Travesty

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor  More than one follower on social media last night with the insults claimed to tell this columnist to stick with baseball and the knowledge was like a novice who did not know how to lace […]

by · September 18, 2017 · Sports
Mayweather vs. McGregor: This Is Not Boxing

Mayweather vs. McGregor: This Is Not Boxing

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor  From my perspective and that of  more than one boxing observer, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor can do what they want Saturday night in Las Vegas. The fight is not boxing and deserves minimal attention, though […]

by · August 27, 2017 · Sports

Slow Death of Pay-Per-View Boxing Begins With Pacquiao on ESPN

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor It was inevitable and  boxing promoters are beginning to see the picture when Manny Pacquiao defends his WBO welterweight title tomorrow night from Australia. It has nothing to do with Pacquiao and his continued quest at […]

by · July 1, 2017 · Sports
Heather Hardy working out. Credit: DiBella Entertainment Premier Boxing Champions

Heather Hardy: More Than Just A Fighter

By Hans Themistode Heather Hardy stepped back into the ring March 4th in Brooklyn New York at the Barclays Center against opponent Edina Kiss and delivered her normal terrific performance when she easily outpointed her opponent over eight rounds. Heather […]

by · March 21, 2017 · Sports
Conor McGregor responds to Floyd Mayweather's fight comments: 'I run boxing'. Photo Credit: USA TODAY Sports

It is All Hype: Mayweather vs. McGregor

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor   You want hype? Well, you have it with this talk of Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor battling in the squared circle. To me, the eventuality of such a fight is a long shot. Unless the […]

by · February 19, 2017 · Sports