New York, April 7—Mike Tyson hasn’t been in the ring in nearly a decade, but his popularity hasn’t waned. You would have thought that he had a championship fight on the horizon when 700 fans of the “Sweet Science” flocked to meet the former heavyweight champ at the Steiner Store on Saturday (April 5) in Garden City on Long Island. It took 12 security guards to escort “Iron Mike” from the signing because a massive … Read Article
This summer, undefeated and undisputed world heavyweight Bare Knuckle Boxing champion Bobby Gunn will be putting his unblemished record on the line as he goes to battle in what will be only the second legally sanctioned bare knuckle boxing event since 1889. … Read Article
At the Moises Navedo Coliseum in Vega Baja, in the maint event, Emmanuel ‘Manny’ Rodriguez ( 9-0, 5 KO’s ) defeated Felix ‘La Ardilla’ Perez ( 8-5 , 3 KO’s ) by unanimous decision
From the start, Rodriguez was able to establish the pace, connecting accurate combinations to the face and body of Pérez , who was active throughout the fight, but without success for the effective defense of Rodríguez. The judges scored 80-72, 80-72 … Read Article
GreenBlood Boxing, Berkeley statement
John Joe Nevin will be out of action for several months after being attacked in a Saturday morning incident in which he broke his leg in two places.
John Joe is gutted that his pro career has been slowed by the attack but vows to come back stronger in the fall.… Read Article
Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao (55-5-2, 38 KOs) had his media training prior to his WBO welterweight championship rematch against undefeated two-division world chamption Timothy Bradley (31-0, 12 KOs).
“Pacquiao vs. Bradley 2” takes place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, April 12 at 9:00 p.m. (ET)/6:00 p.m. (PT), and will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View®.… Read Article
April 3, 2014 – INDIO, CA – Last night, the Cabazon Band of Mission Indians, Fantasy Springs Resort Casino and approximately 150 members’ of the community helped to raise over $3,000 during the fundraising event for injured Coachella boxer Angel Osuna. The money raised came from door entry and raffle prizes, including an autographed boxing glove from Floyd Mayweather and Ricky Hatton.
In addition to the community support, Fantasy Springs Resort Casino General Manager Paul … Read Article
17-year-old Pennsylvania boxer, Milton ‘El Santo’ Santiago ( 3-0, 2 KO – 135lbs ) of Puerto Rican descent, will be making his first professional fight in Puerto Rico, this Saturday, April, 5 at the Moises Navedo Coliseum in Vega Baja, Puerto Rico.… Read Article
Indio, California (April 3, 2014) – Top U.S. heavyweight prospect Dominic “Trouble” Breazeale (9-0, 9 KO’s) will be back in action tonight looking for his 10th win with as many knockouts on the nationally televised Golden Boy Live card in Indio, California. Breazeale will be opening the “Night of the Heavyweights” broadcast on Fox Sports 1/Fox Deportes and faces Nagy Aguilera (19-7, 13 KO’s), a tough seasoned veteran who has fought top tier opposition in … Read Article
DARREN BARKER TALKS CARL FROCH v GEORGE GROVES
Nick Bright teaches boxer George Groves three special moves he’s made up to help him defeat Carl Froch.
St, Petersburg, FL (4/1/14) – Former World Title challenger, Junior Lightweight, Edner “Cherry Bomb” Cherry has teamed-up with 2-time Trainer of the Year, Dan Birmingham. Cherry has spent the last 10 weeks at Birmingham’s St. Pete gym.
“I’m so happy to be working with Dan,” said Chery after a recent workout. “I’ve learned a lot and have improved so much over the last few months.”… Read Article