Born and raised in Philadelphia, I currently reside in South Jersey which is about 20 minutes away from Philly.
I'm a Communications major at Gloucester County College and lifelong fan of several sports, including Boxing, Mixed Martial Arts and Kickboxing.
I fell in love with Boxing during the era of the little giants... Erik Morales, Marco Antonio Barrera, Manny Pacquiao, and Juan Manuel Marquez.
Just 10 days prior to tonight’s UFC 196, UFC Lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos pulled out of his title defense against Conor McGregor forcing the organization to scramble for a replacement.
Often times when two fighters are matched up, fans like to look for common opponents in similar match-ups and then make decisions based off of those results.
Late last month, the California State Athletic Commission made a strong move that will impact weight-cutting in Boxing and Mixed Martial Arts, passing an emergency regulation banning IV's as well as 'extreme' dehydration methods.
Philadelphia's own Danny Garcia won the vacant WBC Welterweight title by defeating Robert Guererro in respectable fashion, earning a unanimous decision.
On September 12, Floyd Mayweather will fight Andre Berto in what could be his last fight. The Berto matchup is the last of the 6-fight deal Floyd signed with Showtime in 2012.
Ishe Smith, who fights Vanes Martirosyan this weekend on the Floyd Mayweather vs Andre Bettor undercard, has had one of the most wild up-and-down careers of any fighter.