29 Dec 2021

2021 Prospect To Watch With Under Ten Fights: Amari Jones

Amari Jones has the chance to be a really special fighter with the potential of one day being a light heavyweight the junior middleweight who went  5-0 with 5 KOs in 2021, and now should find himself on television, often after defeating 5-1 Timothy Lee in his fifth, which also

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19 Dec 2021

2021 Boxing Story Of The Year: Jake Paul

Jake Paul has graduated from being a YouTuber-to-a-full-fledged boxer as he faced two former world champions of MMA, and left unscathed – a big transition from where he started the year.  Paul entering 2021 was “the guy who KO’ed Nate Robinson”, now he is viewed as a respectable fighter, who

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01 Nov 2021

Jalil Hackett Fought With A Heavy-Heart Last Friday In D.C.

I spent about an hour on the phone with Jalil Hackett’s father, Bernard Hackett this morning, afternoon for him. As it seems to be the case with most great interviews, technology ruined it. From problems with the signal to the audio recording inevitably getting corrupted, the interview which felt like

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18 Oct 2021

Meet The USA Boxing Team For 2021 Elite Men’s World Championship In Serbia

As many of you may or may not know the 2021 Elite Men’s World Championships in Belgrade, Serbia, is about to occur and Team USA officially listed the roster below I have a breakdown. heavyweight – Jamar Talley (Westfield, N.J.). – Talley finished second at the 2020 U.S. Olympic Team Trials

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01 Aug 2021

Imam Khataev – Why The Olympic Bronze Medal Boxer Needs To Be On Your Radar

For every Olympic Gold Medalist, I am going to take time and give a brief bio and context for fight fans who didn’t watch the Olympic boxing contest, but with Imam Khataev losing a heavily debated decision to Benjamin Whittaker, Khataev deserves the same treatment. Khataev, who fights like the

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09 Jul 2021

The Need To Be Right, The Need To Be First – When Boxing Turned Into Hot Stove Talk Rather Than The Sport Itself

Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury, may or may not be fighting on July 24th, yet for most reading this, they might scratch their heads, as seemingly every credible and well-respected journalist has stated the fight is off. That may very well be true, BUT…I like to see a promoter send

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01 Jun 2021

Who Is Subriel Matias – Half-Hagler, Half-Zombie – Now #2 For IBF Super Lightweight World Title

You might not know who Subriel Matias is now, but the Puerto Rican, 140 lbs, super lightweight, nicknamed “Browny”, might be someone over the coming years, you find ending up on your tv screen more and more often. At 17 wins with 1 lone defeat, and 16 KOs, as well

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20 Oct 2020

Team Charles Conwell: “We Want Jarrett Hurd Next!”

Mike Tyson is urging young fighters to bypass the promoters and make the fights themselves, and Charles Conwell’s team in Toledo, Ohio has taken it to heart.  “I would like to see Charles Conwell fight Jarrett Hurd,” said Otha Jones II, Conwell’s head trainer, and owner of Soul City Boxing

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16 Oct 2020

Boxing KOs Bullying: How The Feet First Foundation Is Using Boxing To Help At-Risk Youth

Boxing is a sport that always has been the red-light district of sports, but in the same breath had an inherent cool factor that never stopped drawing people in from all ages, races, and socioeconomic backgrounds.  Though boxing is often looked at for the corruption of the sport in its

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12 Sep 2020

ICYMI: Alex Dilmaghani vs Smir Ziani, A Fight-of-the-Year Worthy Bout

Lightweight Alex Dilmaghani and Samir Ziani may never rule the lightweight division for years to come, and realistically, they may end up in a brutal fight down the road, as a stay-busy for a future legend of the sport, but that doesn’t diminish the fact that when they faced each

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