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Kovalev Grounds “The Alien”

All that Remains is a Win vs. Stevenson to Unify the Light Heavyweight Division By Justin Jones and Paul "Paparazzi" Jones | Photo © Paul "Paparazzi" Jones - Atlantic City, NJ – Many questioned whether WBO champion Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (26-0-1, 23 KOs) could defeat future Boxing Hall of Famer and former WBA/IBF champ Bernard “The Alien” Hopkins (55-7-2, 32 KOs) in a Light Heavyweight [...]

Boxer Briefs: Catching Up with Boxing’s Heavy Hitters & Rising Stars—Bryant “By-By” Jennings

Undefeated Heavyweight contender Bryant “By-By” Jennings awaits his title shot By Justin Jones - Bryant “By-By” Jennings’ (19-0, 10 KOs) is patiently waiting for reigning WBC Heavyweight Champion Bermane “B. Ware” Stiverne (24-1-1, 21 KOs) and undefeated mandatory challenger Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder (32-0, 32 KOs) to strike a deal and set a date for their bout. Jennings’ [...]

Boxing Goes High-Tech with GoPro

Paul "Paparazzi" Jones & Justin Jones | Photo © Paul "Paparazzi" Jones -- Top Rank’s October 4th fight card at the Bally’s Event Center in Atlantic City, New Jersey featured Glen Tapia’s (22-1, 14 KOs) demolition of Donatas Bondorovas (18-6-1, 6 KOs). However, a small gadget featured on the undercard could change the way we experience the sport. Indeed, it appears that professional boxing [...]

Glen “Jersey Boy” Tapia Tames Bondorovas in AC — Hart, Zewski, Reed, More!

By Justin Jones & Paul "Paparazzi" Jones | Photo © Paul "Paparazzi" Jones Atlantic City, NJ – Junior Middleweight Glen "Jersey Boy" Tapia (22-1, 14 KOs) continued on the comeback trail with his second consecutive knockout victory stopping Donatas Bondorovas (18-6-1, 6 KOs) in the main event of a seven-fight Top Rank card at the Bally’s Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City. Once again, [...]

Mike “Yes Indeed” Reed Vows to Impress in His Top Rank Debut — Glen Tapia, More!

Light Welterweight prospect fights Juan Montiel in his Top Rank debut By Paul "Paparazzi" Jones & Justin Jones | Photo © Daniel Kucin, Jr. Undefeated Junior Welterweight Mike "Yes Indeed" Reed, 10-0 with 6 KOs, takes an important step in his pro career when he faces Juan Montiel (7-6-3, 2 KOs) this Saturday in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The six-round bout, featured on the undercard of the [...]

Mike “Yes Indeed” Reed Inks Deal with Top Rank

photo by Daniel Kucin, Jr. Undefeated Light Welterweight prospect Mike "Yes Indeed" Reed (10-0, 6 KOs), of Waldorf, MD, signed a long-term deal with prominent boxing promoter, Top Rank on Wednesday. Terms of the multi-year contract were not disclosed. Prior to signing with Top Rank, the 21 year-old Reed was a free agent fighting mostly on Keystone Boxing cards. However, the Las Vegas-based [...]

Glen Tapia Crushes Collins in AC — Kirkland, Cotto, More!

By Justin Jones & Paul "Paparazzi" Jones | Published June 15, 2014 | Photo © Paul “Paparazzi” Jones Atlantic City, NJ – Although Glen "Jersey Boy" Tapia (21-1, 13 KOs) made quick work of Keenan Collins (15-9-3, 10 KOs), stopping him early in the first round of Top Rank's "Solo Boxeo" main event, there was noticeable change in the 24-year-old Junior Middleweight's attack, patience, and [...]

Mike “Yes Indeed” Reed Eyes National Spotlight on Saturday’s Top Rank Card — Glen Tapia, Russell Jr., More!

By Paul "Paparazzi" Jones & Justin Jones - Capitol Heights, MD – This Saturday, Junior Middleweight Glen "Jersey Boy" Tapia(20-1, 12 KOs) headlines a Top Rank card against Keenan Collins (15-8-3, 10 KOs) at Bally's in Atlantic City (NJ). Tapia is determined to rebound with an impressive showing after being stopped by James Kirkland (32-1, 28 KOs) last December in a fight of the year candidate. [...]

Miguel Cotto: Puerto Rico’s Shining Star

By Justin Jones -- Manhattan, NY – If there was any doubt surrounding Miguel Cotto's (39-4, 32 KOs) future hall of fame status, or uncertainty about who his signature victory would be against–as all the greats possess–last night's stoppage of former middleweight kingpin Sergio Martinez (51-3-2, 28 KOs) was it ladies and gentleman. Cotto proved to truly be Puerto Rico's finest as he became [...]

OPEN MIC: Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin Discusses Golovkin, Mayweather Jr., Stevens,and More!

Photo © Paul "Paparazzi" Jones - Washington, DC —In April,WBO Middleweight Champion Peter "Kid Chocolate" Quillin (31-0, 22 KOs) dominated Lukáš Konečný (50-5, 23 KOs) over 12 rounds at the DC Armory. When the final results were read, Kid Chocolate led on all three scorecards (119-109 [twice], 120-108) in a virtual shutout. After the fight, Quillin wasted little time in calling out the Miguel [...]

Adrien “The Problem” Broner Holds Media Workout—Photos and More!

By Paul "Paparazzi" Jones - Former three-division World Champion Adrien "The Problem" Broner (27-1, 22 KOs) held an open workout today at the Bald Eagle Boxing Annex (DC) in preparation for his May 3rd showdown against Carlos Molina (17-1-1, 7 KOs). The 10-round Junior Welterweight bout, which is part of the Mayweather vs. Maidana (SHOWTIME PPV®) undercard at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas (NV), marks [...]

“The Alien” vs. “Superman” Coming Soon to a Theatre Near You?

By Paul "Paparazzi" Jones & Justin Jones - In the aftermath of Hopkins vs. Shumenov, Bernard "The Alien" Hopkins(55-6-2, 32 KOs) wasted little time in ditching his boxing gloves for his promotional hat to campaign for a showdown with Superman. That is, WBC Light Heavyweight Champion Adonis "Superman" Stevenson (23-1, 20 KOs). "The Alien vs. Superman" sounds like a snazzy title for a forthcoming [...]