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    Award Winning Writer John Schulian Reflects on his Days on the Boxing Beat

    By RICK ASSAD Bill Shoemaker was born to ride thoroughbred race horses. Pablo Picasso to paint. Tony Bennett to sing. Marlon Brando to act. John Schulian to write. Schulian has written for six newspapers including the Washington Post, Chicago Sun-Times and Philadelphia Daily News, and has contributed to such weighty periodi...

    Happy 43rd Birthday Juan Manuel Marquez

    Happy 43rd Birthday Juan Manuel Marquez

    Happy 43rd birthday Juan Manuel Marquez - Juan Manuel Márquez (born August 23, 1973) has the perfect nickname of "Dinamita." He is best known as being an elite counterpuncher but he also had amazing power - as evidenced in not only his professional record of 56-7-1 with 40 knockouts but also in his amateur record of 82-4 with 72 knockouts.  ...

    Oct. 13, 2012, Carson, Calif. --- Jose Benavidez Jr.(L) wins a 8-round  unanimous decision over Pavel Miranda(R), Saturday at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Ca.  ---- Photo Credit : Chris Farina - Top Rank (no other credit allowed) copyright 2012

    Rising Stars in Boxing: Episode 9

      It’s Tuesday and that means another installment of our weekly series “Rising Stars in Boxing.” This week our analysts Matt Andrzejewski and Kid Hersh zoom in two undefeated fighters who are at roughly identical stages of their careers despite a 10-year age gap. One of these men hails from Phoenix, but had his first seven fights in ...

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    Weekend Boxing Recap: Big Baby, Heather Hardy, Rio and More

      By Arne K. Lang A long three-day weekend of boxing began Friday evening at a Rochester soccer stadium and concluded in Brooklyn at a new amphitheater in Coney Island. The professional fights played out against the backdrop of the 2016 Olympics in Rio where the big medal winners in boxing were the teams from Uzbekistan and Cuba. Las...

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    Pacquiao-Vargas UAE Bound? It Could Happen…

    Pacquiao-Vargas UAE Bound? - Last week, the news came out that HBO was going to pass on promoter Bob Arum's proposed Manny Pacquiao vs Jessie Vargas November 5th pay-per-view bout, likely ending a decade long relationship between the Filipino star and the cable giant. Arum came out firing, stating that HBO had "abandoned" Pacquiao after a l...

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    Jimmy Walkout: Last on the Bout Sheet, Lost in the Afterglow

    Jimmy Walkout - After fighters like Mayweather, Pacquiao, Tyson, and Golovkin are done with their fights and the PPV feed cuts off, it’s showtime for the Jimmy Walkouts to do their thing. Jimmy Walkout isn’t his real name but it doesn’t matter because even the newspaper writers got his name wrong. The following day write-ups, or the m...

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    The Canelo-Smith Undercard Turns to Sludge

      By Arne K. Lang The Sept. 17 Golden Boy Promotions card featuring Saul “Canelo” Alvarez vs. Liam “Beefy” Smith, a title defense for Liverpool’s Smith, is seemingly a promotion in need of a strong undercard. Canelo has fans in Mexican precincts that will pay top dollar to see him fight Joe Blow, but this bout won’t generate...

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    TBRB #5 Shabranskyy Continues His Upward Climb at the Belasco Theater

        By David A. Avila LOS ANGELES-Vyacheslav “Chingonskyy” Shabranskyy, ranked #5 in the light heavyweight division by the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board, knew ahead of time he might have a little trouble with Laredo’s Oscar Riojas and had some concern. But after a few rounds the Ukrainian with a Mexican nickname figu...

    Jarrell Miller Stops Washout Fred Kassi

    Ringside in Rochester: Jarrell Miller Stops Washout Fred Kassi

    Jarrell Miller Stops Washout Fred Kassi - ROCHESTER, NY -- Jarrell Miller (18-0-1, 16 KOs) got the stoppage win he was hoping for on Friday night in Rochester, NY against veteran Fred Kassi (18-6-1, 10 KOs). However, it was not necessarily the manner that Miller was hoping for after Kassi retired in his corner claiming a right hand injury fol...

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    Female War in Coney Island on TV: Heather Hardy vs. Shelly Vincent

      By David A. Avila An East Coast battle that was brewing for months finally takes place Sunday in Brooklyn. Brooklyn’s Heather “The Heat” Hardy (17-0, 4 KOs) meets Providence’s Shelly “Shelito’s Way” Vincent (18-0, 1 KO) for the vacant WBC International featherweight title at the new Ford Amphitheater in Coney Island. ...

    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