Away from the spotlight and the glamour and in a move as rare as a 15-round fight, area lightweight favorites Osnel Charles and Victor Vasquez will meet for the fourth time in less than six years when they square off Friday evening Oct. 14 at the 2300 Arena.… Read Article
Philadelphia, PA–Junior welterweight Mike Reed, one of the best prospects in the world at 140 pounds, has been added to the Friday evening, Oct. 14 boxing card at the 2300 Arena.
Reed, of Waldorf, MD, goes against Jose Aaron Herrera, of Mexico, in one of three eight-round attractions on the eight-fight card.… Read Article
Philadelphia, PA—Streaking junior lightweight contender Tevin Farmer, of North Philadelphia, and Orlando Rizo, of Managua, Nicaragua, will meet in a scheduled eight-round contest Friday evening, Oct. 14, at the 2300 Arena in South Philadelphia. First of eight fights is at 7 p.m.
The Farmer-Rizo bout is a major added attraction to the card which already features junior middleweight Tyrone Brunson, of North Philadelphia, against Ismael “Tito” Garcia, of Vineland, NJ, in an eight-round match.… Read Article
Philadelphia, PA – Former NFL defensive end Ray Edwards will box Dan Pasciolla in a six-round contest between southpaw heavyweights on Thursday, Sept.15, at the 2300 Arena.
In the main event, Thomas LaManna, of Millville, NJ, and Dusty Hernandez-Harrison, of Washington, DC, meet in a scheduled 10-round bout for the vacant USBA Welterweight title. The card is promoted by Final Forum Boxing, Peltz Boxing Promotions & GH3 Promotions and will be broadcast live on the … Read Article
Philadelphia, PA—It’s another Philly vs. New Jersey showdown when junior middleweight Tyrone Brunson hopes to pin the first loss on Ismael “Tito” Garcia in their scheduled eight-round main event Friday evening, Oct. 14, at the 2300 Arena in South Philadelphia. First of seven fights is at 7 p.m.… Read Article
Middleweight standout DeCarlo Perez, in an effort to get back into position on the world boxing scene, has left his job at Atlantic City (NJ) Hospital to concentrate full-time on his June 3 main event contest against Dashon Johnson, of Escondido, CA, at the 2300 Arena.… Read Article
Philadelphia, PA—Hard-luck middleweight Dashon Johnson, of Escondido, CA, who came within seconds of upsetting Jesse Hart recently at the 2300 Arena, returns to the same ring when he takes on DeCarlo Perez , of Atlantic City, NJ, in the scheduled eight-round main event Friday evening, June 3. First of seven fights is at 7 p.m.… Read Article
Dorsey Lay, a talented but long-forgotten Philadelphia lightweight boxer from the 1940s, passed away March 16 at the age of 91. J Russell Peltz, International Boxing Hall of Fame class of 2004, recalls his relationship with the man they called The Rabbit.… Read Article
Holidays come and go and often we forget to do something special for our loved ones.
Not Jesse Hart! … Read Article
How did super middleweight Jesse Hart go from fighting Feb. 27 at the Theatre in Madison Square Garden on an HBO championship card to a March 18 non-televised show from the 2300 Arena in South Philadelphia?
The answer says a lot about the direction boxing has traveled in recent memory.… Read Article