Tag Archives: Bernard Fernandez

Philly’s Fighting Fletcher Brothers to Miss Their Call to the Hall

Being inducted into the hall of fame, any hall of fame, is and should be a signal honor for a boxer. On Sunday afternoon, at Romano’s Caterers in the Juniata Park section of Philadelphia, two of the city’s three fighting Fletcher brothers

James Scott, Once a Famous Prison Boxer, Died Free but Virtually Anonymous

James Scott, suffering from dementia, passed away last week at a New Jersey nursing home. For a few years in the late 1970s, Scott, prisoner No. 57735 in New Jersey’s

Lomachenko Might Not Want to Take the Elevator Too Far North

The early-shift bellman at the Row NYC Hotel, an avid boxing fan, was raving over what he’d seen the previous night on ESPN from a very slick, highly skilled

Honoring Cecilia Braekhus Isn’t ‘Politically Correct,’ It’s just the Right Thing

Cecilia Braekhus, receives the initial Christy Martin Award from the award’s namesake this Friday night at the 93rd annual Boxing Writers Association of America

Fixing the Sport of Boxing — A New TSS Survey: Part 1 (A-J)

The answers were surprisingly varied and interesting – and in some cases, downright incriminating. One thing to make boxing better

27 Years Later, Toney’s Late KO of Nunn Not Such a Shocker

The passage of time has a way of providing perspective to events that once seemed unimaginable. One such event took place on May 10, 1991

Vanes Martirosyan Likely a Goner vs. GGG

he initials of the man known as GGG, as far as the hopes and dreams of most of his opponents are concerned, also stand for going … going … gone.

British-Ghanian Mighty-Mite Isaac Dogboe Makes a Big Splash in Philly

PHILADELPHIA – At 5-foot-2 (according to BoxRec.com) or 5-3 (ESPN) and a tightly coiled 121.1 pounds, London resident Isaac Dogboe might actually

Isaac Dogboe Itching to Go Where Azumah Nelson Left Off

There is something about ridges of scar tissue and multiple broken noses healed at odd angles that can give certain fighters identifying marks of toughness and character, which is not necessarily a bad thing

Jennings vs. Dawejko is in Keeping With The Philly Sports Rebirth

If you remove boxing from the equation, the term “City of Champions,” or at least near-champions, has not really applied to Philadelphia since the magical