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Daniel Jacobs Heads in to Fight Week with a Clean Bill of Health

Daniel “Miracle Man” Jacobs (Brooklyn, N.Y.) is heading in to his third fight back from cancer on Saturday at the Barclays Center, and he will be able to do so with his mind solely focused on boxing. The 26-year-old is wrapping up a successful training camp in the New York area, and great news at a recent doctors visit ensured that he will enter the April 27th bout with his mind clear. Continue reading

Bay Area Boxing Legend Luis Molina Passes

April 22, 2013 – Bay Area boxer legend Luis Molina, who was San Jose native recently passed away. Molina was the cousin of Bob Santos who manages Six-Time and Four-Division world champion Robert Guerrero. Molina was close to Guerrero and was the person who stamped the approval for Bob Santos to the young phenom in the amateurs. Continue reading

Battle of Badges 5 May 18 at Foxwoods

The fifth annual Battle of the Badges (BOB5), featuring amateur boxing matches between the Massachusetts Correctional Officer Boxing Team (MCO) and Suffolk County (New York) Correctional Officers boxing teams, on Saturday night, May 18, at Fox Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut. Continue reading

Denis Lebedev vs Guillermo Jones on May 17

Denis Lebedev (25-1, 19 KO’s) will be making his second defense of his WBA belt against 40-year-old WBA Champ in Recess Guillermo Jones (38-3-2, 30 KO’s) on May 17th in Russia.

Lebedev will enter the ring with a 24 – 1 record, while Jones is 38 – 3 – 2 into this one. Both men have KO percentages around 70%. The Russian reigning Champ has never been stopped, however, while Panamanian Jones was KO’d by David Noel 15 years ago. Continue reading

Boston Marathon Bombing – Micky Ward: Dead Suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev Was No Friend of Mine

0419-micky-ward-tamerlan-boston-1by TMZ – Legendary fighter Micky Ward wants to make it clear to the world … he has NO relationship with dead bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev — despite a photo which reportedly shows them arm-in-arm.

Micky’s agent tells TMZ he’s been hammered with calls ever since the 2006 photo was posted on a local Boston news site.

We can’t confirm it’s actually Tamerlan in the photo, but it sure looks like him. Nonetheless, a rep for Micky — whose life was chronicled in “The Fighter” — says, “It was just like any random person who came up to Micky and asked him for a picture.”

The rep adds the former New England Golden Gloves champ had no professional or personal association with Tsarnaev.

As we previously reported … Tsarnaev had high hopes about making the US Olympic boxing team.

By the way, the news site has removed the photo … but won’t say why.