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    Everyone Has That ONE Favorite Boxing Match

    Everyone Has That ONE Favorite Boxing Match

    Many count Castillo vs. Corrales (2005) as their favorite while older fans like Graziano vs. Zale (1947), Durelle vs. Moore (1958, Pep vs. Saddler (1949) and DeMarco vs. Basilio (1955). The “War” between Hagler and -Hearns (1985) rightfully tops many lists as does the drama-filled Jorge Castro–John David Jackson (1994). When Hearns came ...

    Born This Day Ray Arcel and Angelo Dundee

    Born This Day Ray Arcel and Angelo Dundee

    Born This Day Ray Arcel and Angelo Dundee - "The important part of boxing is not that youngsters realize their dreams, but that they can dream. Every day in the gym they’re something special. They’re a fighter.”  - Ray Arcel Ray Arcel was born in Terre Haute, Indiana on August 30, 1899. His father was a Russian-Jewish immigrant. H...

    Hurd over Lentz

    Rising Stars in Boxing: Episode 10

      It’s Tuesday and that means another episode of our weekly installment “Rising Stars in Boxing.” This week our analysts Kid Hersh and Matt Andrzejewski zero in on two hot prospects, both undefeated, who hail from strange places on the map. Accokeek, Maryland, is the hometown of Jarrett Hurd while Caleb Plant comes from Ashland City,...

    A jubilant Marlon Starling, centre, points to his World Boxing Corporation Welterweight Championship belt after he had defeated Britain's Lloyd Honeyghan, in the ninth round at Caesar's Palace, in Las Vegas, on Feb. 4, 1989. Starling is flanked by his trainers, Freddie Roach, left, and Eddie Futch. Man behind Starling is unidentified. (AP Photo/Staff/Pizac)

    The Case For Marlon Starling: Why “Moochie” Belongs in Canastota

      By Jeffrey Freeman — It's hard for the typical fight fan to understand exactly what the current criteria are for induction into the International Boxing Hall of Fame. Boxing, unlike baseball or professional football, does not rely on a cold and calculated interpretation of statistics to determine eligibility and induction. It's much...

    Happy 33rd Birthday Tim Bradley

    Happy 33rd Birthday Tim Bradley

    Happy 33rd Birthday Tim Bradley - Today, August 29th, marks Timothy "Desert Storm" Bradley's 33rd birthday.  Tim is well known in boxing circles and even a bit on the worldwide stage, having met Manny Pacquiao three times in pay-per-view fights.  His journey has not been an easy one though.  Tim has had to earn his respect the hard way and ...

    The Greatest Fighter Alive

    The Greatest Fighter Alive

    The Greatest Fighter Alive - Forty-four years after swiping Ken Buchanan’s world lightweight championship and thirty-six years after shoving Sugar Ray Leonard off a gringo pedestal to take the world welterweight championship, Roberto Durán is back in the limelight. “Hands of Stone” is something of a corrective to 30 for 30’s “No Mas...

    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...

    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