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2014 Ring 8 award winners announced: Algieri, Jacobs, Mesi, Galarza, Williams…

NEW YORK, NY (Oct. 16, 2014) - The 28th annual RING 8 Holiday Event and Awards Ceremony will be held Sunday afternoon (12:30-5:00 p.m. ET), December 14 at Russo's On The Bay in Howard Beach, New York. International ring announcer Dave Diamante will serve as master of ceremonies. Ring 8 has announced its 2014 award winners (see complete list below), including undefeated World Boxing Organization [...]

Daniel Jacobs To Serve As SHOWTIME® Guest Analyst For This Saturday’s World Championship Tripleheader

NEW YORK (Aug. 13, 2014) – One week after Daniel Jacobs became the first cancer survivor to capture a boxing world title when he knocked out Jarrod Fletcher at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. on SHOWTIME®, the new WBA Middleweight World Champion will return to the network this Saturday, Aug. 16, as a guest analyst for the SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING tripleheader live on SHOWTIME (9 p.m. [...]

Daniel Jacobs: A fight against Golovkin is out of my control

Newly crowned WBA World middleweight champion Daniel Jacobs (28-1, 25 KOs) made it a point to call out WBO middleweight champ Peter Quillin last Saturday night after blowing out #2 WBA Jarrod Fletcher in 2 rounds at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Jacobs sees a fight against Quillin as a potentially big affair that they could stage at the Barclays Center. Jacobs, however, seems less excited [...]

Golden Boy Fighter Daniel Jacobs to make Cancer Patient Wish Come True on Fight Night!

New York — On Saturday, August 9, 2014 at the Barclays Center for the WBA Middleweight World Championship bout against Jarrod Fletcher, Golden Boy Promotions fighter Daniel “The Miracle” Jacobs and his Get in the Ring Foundation will launch the “The Miracle Fight Night Fan Experience," to knockout cancer and make a wish come true for a patient battling pediatric cancer in New York City to have [...]

WBA announce Jarrod Fletcher vs Daniel Jacobs for World middleweight title

The WBA middleweight picture became a lot clearer overnight with the WBA passing down their decision on the special permit requested by champion Gennady Golovkin to avoid Brisbane’s Jarrod Fletcher. Having had ten defences of his title Golovkin is being elevated to Super-champion and Fletcher will now face Daniel Jacobs of the USA for the WBA World title. On May 13th the WBA named Fletcher as [...]

Daniel Jacobs, Ed Paredes and Jose Gonzalez added to Garcia-Herrera undercard

LOS ANGELES (March 12, 2014) - As Puerto Rico prepares for a stellar SHOWTIME® doubleheader featuring Danny "Swift" Garcia's unified super lightweight world title defense against Mauricio "El Maestro" Herrera and the heavyweight clash between unbeaten Deontay Wilder and Malik Scott, fans at the Coliseo Ruben Rodriguez in Bayamon can get ready for even more explosive action as the undercard will feature [...]

Daniel Jacobs to Host Fundraising Event for the Get in the Ring Foundation Ahead of Monday’s Main Event

(BROOKLYN, N.Y.) - Daniel "Miracle Man" Jacobs (Brooklyn, N.Y.) is thrilled to be headlining his first boxing event since his comeback from life-threatening Osteosarcoma, a form of bone cancer. Yet success in the ring is not the only thing that drives the 26-year-old these days. Jacobs knows that he's lucky to be living out his dreams and wants to use his platform boxing to help others through his [...]

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. Jacobs' [...]

Daniel Jacobs vs. Billy Lyell on Garcia-Judah undercard on February 9th

BROOKLYN, January 24 - On Saturday, February 9, Brooklyn's own Danny "Miracle Man" Jacobs continues his phenomenal comeback following his successful battle against cancer with a 10-round middleweight bout against rugged Billy Lyell that will be featured live on the SHOWTIME EXTREME telecast at 7:00 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the west coast) from New York's newest home for world-class fight action, Barclays [...]

Tonight on “The Pugilist KOrner”: Bryan Vera, Keith Thurman, Daniel Jacobs, Don Chargin, Tony Luis, and Michelle Rosado

Blog Talk Radio’s “The Pugilist KOrner” is proud to present perennial Middleweight contender Bryan Vera, Welterweight prospect Keith “One Time” Thurman, Middleweight prospect Daniel “The Golden Child” Jacobs, Hall of Fame matchmaker and promoter Don “War a Week” Chargin, Junior Welterweight prospect Tony “Lightning” Luis, and fight promoter Michelle Rosado. Pugilist KOrner [...]

Garcia, Morales, Quillin, Malignaggi, Jacobs final workout quotes

NEW YORK (Oct. 18, 2012) - Just three days before they step into the ring as part of world championship boxing's historic return to Brooklyn, Saturday's fighters worked out in a ring erected in Barclays Center Daily News Plaza, in front of the arena that will host Saturday's world championship quadruple-header, live on SHOWTIME (8 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast). Fans cheered for the [...]