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KOVALEV VS. SHABRANSKYY 
The Theater at Madison Square Garden 

4 Rounds - Super Welterweights 

Ismael Villarreal 
Bronx, NY
Pro Debut
WT: 154.2 TKS: BLK 
vs.
Race Sawyer 
Salt Lake City, UT 0-4
WT: 155.6 TKS: BLK

Quest Continues For Bronx Fighter Tomorrow Night

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Ismael Villarreal, a promising prospect at 154 from the Bronx remembers  like it was yesterday. The pro debut, Hulu Theater, at Madison Square Garden almost two years ago was a successful four-round unanimous  decision that […]

by · August 15, 2019 · Sports
Sad Is Another Boxing Tragedy

Sad Is Another Boxing Tragedy

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor There is no doubt that boxing is a brutal sport. Fighters take a risk each and every time they lace up the gloves and step in the ring. Sadly, the boxing community is in mourning […]

by · July 23, 2019 · Sports
“Sweet Pea” Was The Southpaw

“Sweet Pea” Was The Southpaw

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor A Reason They Called HIm “Sweet Pea” Pernell Whitaker was called “Sweet Pea” and the name fit. And from this perspective that was seen the first day we worked together at the boxing venue in […]

by · July 15, 2019 · Sports
They Followed The Lederman Scorecards

They Followed The Lederman Scorecards

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Harold Lederman once said to yours truly, “Rich I see that boxing is your passion.” The response from here was, “I can see it’s your passion and you live and die for this sport.” So […]

by · May 12, 2019 · Sports
Heavyweight War Of Words

Heavyweight War Of Words

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Anthony Joshua and Jarrell ‘Big Baby’ Miller put on a show at Madison Square Garden Tuesday afternoon to announce their heavyweight title fight. Except Joshua, the WBA, WBO and IBO champion and the undefeated Miller […]

by · February 19, 2019 · Sports
It’s Thurman Time Again

It’s Thurman Time Again

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Keith Thurman says it will be his time again. The welterweight championship he won from Danny Garcia almost twenty-two months ago at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn went his way with a controversial split decision. […]

by · January 25, 2019 · Sports
Jan 15, 2019; Bronx, NY, USA; WBO Middleweight Champion Demetrius Andrade and former WBO Junior Welterweight Champion Chris Algieri speak to kids at the South Bronx Early College Academy Charter School in Bronx, NY.  The two will fight in separate bouts on Friday night at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City.  Mandatory Credit: Ed Mulholland/Matchroom Boxing USA

ANDRADE AND ALGIERI VISIT SOUTH BRONX SCHOOL

Defending World champion and former World ruler inspire next generation Demetrius Andrade and Chris Algieri took time out of their preparations for crucial fights on Friday night at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, live on DAZN in the […]

by · January 16, 2019 · Sports
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
Credit: Main Events

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
Credit: Tom Casino/ Showtime Boxing

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
Credit: Hogan Photos

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