NEW YORK (July 20, 2011) – USBA heavyweight champion Maurice "Sugar Moe" Harris' often tumultuous boxing career is back in a good place, after he redeemed himself last Saturday in Atlantic City, when he stopped Derric "The Shaolin Fist" Rossy in the 12thround at Resorts Casino Hotel.
HOBOKEN, N.J. (July 21, 2011) – All of the smack talking is just about done and much more apparently is now on the line for Saturday's United Kingdom showdown between British and Commonwealth heavyweight Champion Dereck "Del Boy" Chisora (14-0, 9 KOs) and undefeated challenger Tyson Fury (14-0, 10 KOs) who headline "The Big Brawl: To Settle It All" Pay-per-View event live from Wembley Arena in London.
Tomorrow night, or actually in the wee hours of the morning in the United States, 42 year old ring veteran Antonio Tarver (28-6, 19 KOs) challenges the "Green Machine" Danny Green (31-3, 27 KOs) for Green's IBO Cruiserweight title.
Life is never what you expect it to be. But, if you had told young Christina Ruiz of San Antonio, TX, that she would be fighting for a major world title in New York City, NY, in front of thousands of fans just 2 years after turning pro, she would have probably told you, "It's going to take me that long?"
Friday July 8th, was a tumultuous day, to say the least, for twenty year old amateur boxer Isaac Torres of Mission, TX.
In what was being labeled as "ShoBox: The Next Generation's 10th anniversary Telecast", which included a touching segment dedicated to the late Nick Charles, undefeated Super Featherweight prospect Diego Magdaleno (20-0, 7 KOs) defeated the always tough Alejandro Perez (15-3-1, 10 KOs) in a unanimous 10 round decision at Texas Station Gambling Hall in Las Vegas, NV, last night.
In the boxing universe, sometimes die hard fight fans get treated to an unexpectedly wonderful match-up that flies under the media radar and goes largely unnoticed by even the most ardent of boxing aficionados.
This Saturday night at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, NJ, Paul "The Punisher" Williams makes his long awaited return to the ring when he faces the undefeated junior middleweight fighter Erislandy Lara in a "Boxing After Dark" special event on HBO.
Every once in a while in the sport of boxing, the promoters and matchmakers put together a very fan friendly match-up which excites the senses and captures the imagination of even the harshest of critics.