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Division Of Boxing Continued At The Garden

Division Of Boxing Continued At The Garden

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor  You be the first to determine if Bob Arum, the Hall of Fame promoter was out of line. Terence Crawford, his top fighter, always in that discussion as best pound-for-pound got a victory with a […]

by · April 21, 2019 · Sports
Terence Crawford Is The Spotlight

Terence Crawford Is The Spotlight

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor  Madison Square Garden in the next month will be the Mecca of boxing. It begins Saturday night with Top Rank and ESPN Pay-Per-View highlighting welterweight title holder Terence Crawford defending against former two-time champion Amir […]

by · April 19, 2019 · Sports
Pacquiao Eyes Mayweather Again

Pacquiao Eyes Mayweather Again

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Manny Pacquiao will not underestimate Adrien Broner the former four-division world champion. Pacquiao, the boxing record eight-division champion was the Philippine Congressman and Senator again Monday morning at the Gotham Ballroom in Manhattan. Broner, as […]

by · November 19, 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

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
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
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 Survives Final Round: Action Resumes In New York

Boxing Survives Final Round: Action Resumes In New York

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Boxing 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 the Barclays Center are back […]

by · December 21, 2016 · 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
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Keep It In The Ring: Verdejo, Crawford Win Decisively

Verdejo with easy decision over Silva at the Garden   By Rich Mancuso / Sports Editor   Felix Verdejo at 22 years of age is still learning even as  the undefeated lightweight from San Juan Puerto Rico won a dull […]

by · February 28, 2016 · Sports
Before HBO Fight, Felix Verdejo Stops By Betances Center

Before HBO Fight, Felix Verdejo Stops By Betances Center

Verdejo ready for next step Saturday at the Garden   By Rich Mancuso   New York —  Felix Verdejo the 22-year old lightweight sensation from San Juan is on the verge of becoming the next boxing superstar from Puerto Rico. […]

by · February 26, 2016 · Sports
Pacquiao/Bradley III In Las Vegas, April 9th

Pacquiao/Bradley III In Las Vegas, April 9th

Pacquiao-Bradley trilogy at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas on April 9th will be televised on HBO pay-per-view.

by · January 22, 2016 · Sports