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    Demise of Boxing in New York

    Does New Legislation Portend the Demise of Boxing in New York?

    Demise of Boxing in New York - September 1st is around the corner and I feel like I’m about to attend a wake. That’s the day many are saying will mark the beginning of the end for boxing in New York. The insurance requirements about to be mandated in the state has local promoters talking about the death of boxing in New York as we know it....

    57 Years Ago Today Carmen Basilio vs Gene Fullmer

    57 Years Ago Today Carmen Basilio vs Gene Fullmer

    57 Years Ago Today Carmen Basilio vs Gene Fullmer - Today marks the 57th anniversary of the first meeting between Carmen Basilio and Gene Fullmer. The match was held at the Cow Palace in Daly City, California on August 28th 1959. The fight was completely one-sided. Fullmer was comfortably ahead on the scorecards when the bout was stopped in th...

    Peralta Hands Guerrero Upset Loss

    Peralta Hands Guerrero Upset Loss in Anaheim

    Peralta Hands Guerrero Upset Loss in Anaheim - Former two weight class world champion Robert Guerrero suffered a big setback last night in the main event of the Premier Boxing Champions card at the Honda Center and airing on Spike TV.  Guerrero lost a split decision to unheralded David Emanuel Peralta in a fight that saw Guerrero enter upward...

    Sergey Kovalev vs Andre Ward Odds

    Sergey Kovalev vs Andre Ward Odds Review

    Sergey Kovalev vs Andre Ward Odds - Saturday, November 19th sees HBP pay-per-view at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas for the highly anticipated light heavyweight showdown between Sergey Kovalev and Andre Ward. A lot of planning has gone into the making of this fight, as it has been talked about for a couple of years. The plans started to m...

    Danny Roman Keeps NABA Super Bantam Title

    Danny Roman Keeps NABA Super Bantam Title in Corona

    Danny Roman Keeps NABA Super Bantam Title - Since winning the NABA super bantamweight title Danny Roman seems to be on a quest to prove better things are ahead. On Friday he clearly defeated Enrique Quevedo at Omega International Products in Corona. Roman (19-2-1, 7 KOs) showed a crowd of more than 1,200 people that even a shock troop like ...

    Eye on Womens Boxing Duer Stops Scaranello

    Eye on Womens Boxing Duer Stops Scaranello in Buenos Aires

    Eye on Womens Boxing Duer Stops Scaranello - Last night in Quilmes, Argentina, an interim version of the IBF world female bantamweight title was disputed between Carolina Raquel Duer (18-3-1) and Aline de Cassia Scaranello (10-4). The fight was the main event of a five fight boxing card that aired on TyC Sports in Argentina. From the start,...

    Sugar Ray Robinson vs Henry Armstrong

    Sugar Ray Robinson vs Henry Armstrong…On This Day in 1943

    Sugar Ray Robinson vs Henry Armstrong - Today marks the 73rd anniversary of Sugar Ray Robinson vs Henry Armstrong. The bout between them took place at Madison Square Garden on August 27th, 1943, but there would be no bout to talk about were it not for Robinson idolizing Homicide Hank combined with a slight by promoter Mike Jacobs that led to t...

    hands of stone

    “Hands of Stone” — The Movie Got It Right For The Most Part

    They got it right, for the most part. But also somewhat wrong. “Hands of Stone,” the biopic about the legendary Roberto Duran, opened in wide release nationwide on Aug. 26 and, on my personal 1-to-10 scale for grading movies, I’d give it, oh, a 7.8, which is a pretty high rating but maybe more generous a score than from anyone who isn...

    Fallon, Nevada

    Boxing under the Stars in Rural Nevada: Welcome to Fallon

    “In the tradition of professional boxing in rural Nevada, boxing is making history again in Fallon” reads a blurb promoting Saturday’s boxing show at the Churchill County Fairgrounds. We’re not so sure about the “tradition” part and “making history again” is frankly quite a stretch, but a boxing show under the stars at a rural ...

    Joe Jennette Gone But Not Forgotten

    Joe Jennette Gone But Not Forgotten

    Joe Jennette gone but not forgotten - August 26th marks the passing of ring legend Joe Jennette (aka Jeannette). In the early twentieth century Jennette stands out as one of the best gladiators to ever enter the squared circle. Typically the racial issue is the first thing to come to mind for boxing fans when you mention the likes of Jennette ...

    RECENT BOXING RESULTS

    Date: July 30th, 2016

    Location: Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York

    Wt Class / Title Fights Result Rnd
    Feather / WBA World Carl Frampton (W)

    Leo Santa Cruz

    MD 12 of 12 RD (116-112, 117-111, 114-114)
    Super Welter Tony Harrison (W)

    Sergey Rabchenko

    TKO @1:18 of RD 9 of 12
    Welter / “King of Brooklyn” Paulie Malignaggi (W)

    Gabriel Bracero

    UD 10 of 10 RD (98-92, 98-92, 96-94)
    Super Light Mikey Garcia (W)

    Elio Rojas

    TKO @2:02 RD of 5 of 10