Baltimore, MD (May 2, 2013) – Baltimore Boxing & Fitness’ middleweight sensation Jerome Featherstone is headed to Salt Lake City, UT for the National Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions.… Read Article
(Photo credit: Esther Lin/Showtime) By Adam J Webb: The Cinco De Mayo weekend has become synonymous with boxing superfights and this weekend proves no exception as Floyd Mayweather Jnr takes on Roberto Guerrero at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
The modern day Las Vegas tradition began in 2003 when Oscar De La Hoya stopped Luis Raman Campas in seven rounds. De La Hoya with his large Hispanic fanbase was the original anchor to this … Read Article
Although two little men, Jamie McDonnell and Julio Ceja, will be the main attraction at Doncaster’s Keepmoat Stadium on May 11 when they contest the IBF world bantamweight title, the 9000 strong crowd will also be treated to some exciting heavyweight action.… Read Article
With eight fights is completed the UniMas Solo Boxeo Tecate show, that PR Best Boxing Promotions (PRBBP) in association with Top Rank will present on May 18 at the Ruben Zayas Montañez Coliseum in Trujillo Alto, where prospect Felix “Diamante” Verdejo will fight in a six rounds bout for the first time.… Read Article
MASHANTUCKET, Conn (May 1, 2013) – The Suffolk County (New York) Correctional Officers (SCCOA) Boxing Team has the support of two-time world champion James “Buddy” McGirt and former world heavyweight title challenger “Gentleman” Gerry Cooney in the fifth annual Battle of the Badges (BOB5), featuring amateur boxing matches against the Massachusetts Correctional Officer Boxing Team (MCO), on Saturday night, May 18, in Fox Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut.… Read Article
We recently had the opportunity to interview one of the best trainers in boxing, Mr. Floyd Joy Mayweather, Sr. As we know, the senior Mayweather will be back in his son’s corner for the May 4, 2013 fight with Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero. Floyd wanted to set the record straight for fans and media alike. Here’s what he had to say…
Chip Mitchell: Floyd let’s jump right into it. I was going through some old … Read Article
BETHLEHEM, PA—A dynamic slate of up-and-coming professional fighters eager to climb the boxing ranks highlights the first Fight Night at SteelStacks June 6, 7 p.m., at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. Tickets for the event, which features Jeffrey Dorsey Holmes, grandson of former WBC world heavyweight champion Larry Holmes, as well as the pro debut of female fighter Catrina Lentini, will go on sale May 3 at 10 a.m. They’ll be … Read Article
NEW YORK (April 30, 2013) – More than 300 people attended this past Sunday’s second annual New York State Boxing Hall of Fame (NYSBHOF) induction dinner, sponsored by Ring 8, at Russo’s On The Bay in Howard Beach, New York, as 20 inductees from the Class of 2013 were honored.… Read Article
by Chip Mitchell:
Chip Mitchell: Okay, Robert, now you are a very spiritual person. How has your spirituality played a part in your boxing career?
Robert Guerrero: You know, it plays a big part. Not just in boxing, it plays a big part in my life. You know, outside of the ring, with my family, raising my kids in church, believing in Jesus Christ, it’s a big part of my life and that’s what guides … Read Article
By Adam J Webb @adamjwebb_ Over 100 years ago The Great Gatsby writer David Belasco surmised boxing was “show-business with blood”. Since this statement was made the fundamental aspects of the fight game have remained largely unchanged, however modern social-media website Twitter does allow us to rank the personalities which form the ‘show business’ elite of boxing by the size of their fanbases.… Read Article