Post Tagged with: "boxing"

Bronx boxing Gym With Purpose Ready To Relocate

Bronx boxing Gym With Purpose Ready To Relocate

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Under that one roof we all at peace. it’s a chain. A strong chain.   Eric Kelly said those words. He is not a political leader or an activist. This is a 39 year-old in the […]

by · June 3, 2020 · Sports
Boxing Set For Limited Return

Boxing Set For Limited Return

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor March 7 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. That  was the last and live boxing event in New York City headlined with heavyweights Adam Kownackio and Robert Helenius. The boxing world has been dark with […]

by · May 29, 2020 · Sports
Boxing In Danger Zone With Tyson-Holyfield Talk

Boxing In Danger Zone With Tyson-Holyfield Talk

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Stop the madness about Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield returning for another fight that is all good for the nostalgia. It’s not good for boxing and for the safety of these former heavyweight champions of […]

by · May 22, 2020 · Sports
Boxing Was All About “Jimmy’s Corner”

Boxing Was All About “Jimmy’s Corner”

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Jimmy Glenn was associated with boxing as a cut man and trainer. You knew Jimmy,  he welcomed you as family. You didn’t know him and that did not matter. You see he was an original. […]

by · May 7, 2020 · Sports
Coronavirus Hits Home With Passing Of Boxing Manager From The Bronx

Coronavirus Hits Home With Passing Of Boxing Manager From The Bronx

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Nelson Cuevas was doing his thing and training the aspiring champions last week at the Mendez Boxing Gym in Manhattan, The Bronx native and resident was a warrior and always there over the years and […]

by · March 27, 2020 · Sports
Danny Garcia Back In The Mix

Danny Garcia Back In The Mix

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Photo: Amanda Westcott/ Showtime  Danny Garcia hopes to be fighting more this year and the Two-division world champion scored a dominant unanimous decision over Ivan “El Terrible” Redkach Saturday night at the Barclays Center in […]

by · January 26, 2020 · Sports
Garcia And Barclays Center Go Together And At Crossroads

Garcia And Barclays Center Go Together And At Crossroads

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Cover Photo: Amanda Wescott/Showtime Danny Garcia has been in this prior position of regaining a piece of the welterweight title. The two-division champion from Philadelphia has also been in the ring seven times at the […]

by · December 19, 2019 · Sports
Boxing Mourns Patrick Day With Questions Of The Risk

Boxing Mourns Patrick Day With Questions Of The Risk

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor John Guapo Maresca arrived at his store front  Big Time Bouts Boxing Club Wednesday in Carteret, New Jersey and like others in the boxing community had second thoughts about the sport.  Thoughts and prayers were […]

by · October 17, 2019 · Sports
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