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Mike Nashed

Mike Nashed

I am 35 years old and was born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts.  I studied journalism at Boston University, but eventually graduated with a degree in the sciences.  

Presently, I work in biotechnology and am also an entrepreneur with a business that specializes in sports entertainment.

I particularly enjoy boxing because, of all major sports, it offers the most poignant moments of truth – “the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat.”

I presently write for multiple online publications, including BoxRec News, and am typically in attendance for most major US boxing events and believe that my strongest area of understanding is of the business side of boxing.

Increasingly, in recent years, networks and promoters have directed the sport.  This aspect is sometimes overlooked, however, I believe that one must have a grasp of the various business relationships/rifts in order to truly understand boxing.

Though complicated, it’s a great sport.

I can be reached at mike@bostonboxoffice.com. Also, follow me on Twitter at @mikenashed.

Veteran journalist, Larry Merchant once said of boxing, that it is much like Braodway; “a live corpse….it is no longer main stream, but somebody is still watching and somebody is still making money.”
Saturday, 23 November 2013 17:05

Pacquiao vs Rios: Good morning Macau

Among the things that newly developed China has threatened US superiority on, is that of premiere boxing event destination.
There's a well-known saying in the entertainment business: "once a star, always a threat."
With a little help from Freddie Roach and perhaps, a flux capacitor, Miguel Cotto (38-4) now occupies a position that is likely the most opportune of any boxer on the planet.
The suddenly talent-rich light heavyweight division delivers its latest intriguing match-up this Saturday from Montreal's Bell Centre.
Wednesday, 11 September 2013 22:16

Mayweather vs Canelo: 'The One' Man Behind the Men

Fight week is upon us and the boxing world is abuzz in anticipation of Floyd Mayweather (44-0) vs. Saul "El Canelo" Alvarez, slated for September 14th at the MGM Grand.
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