21 May 2020

OTHA JONES III, THE SYMBOL OF SOUL CITY BOXING

Every heroic deed starts with a problem, often a problem that most have overlooked, and even worse, don’t seem to care if it gets fixed.  Soul City Boxing Gym was started by Otha Jones Jr., and his son, Roshawn Jones, as a way to keep the youth out of the

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15 May 2020

Fights Without A Crowd Could Benefit Unlikely Fighters?

We have all heard the phrase ‘don’t leave it in the gym’. What most might not know is the ability some might have in the gym, being a Mike Tyson-like figure in the gym only to be seen as a stepping stone in professional boxing looking like a shell of

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19 Apr 2020

L.A. based flyweight Christian Robles Has Big Dreams For His Career

Christian Robles is more than likely a fighter you’re unfamiliar with fighting in a division, flyweight, that is often neglected by major television networks with the exception of superstars like Roman Gonzalez, Michael Carabajal, and Ivan Calderon, who forced major networks to take notice and televise their bouts. Robles is

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09 Apr 2020

ITRBoxing Catches Up With Tim VanNewhouse

You might have seen him in photos inside the ring or thanked by fighters, but the 34-year-old Cleveland, Ohio native, Tim VanNewhouse is not one for the limelight, despite working with seemingly all the major promoters in the sport, VanNewhouse hasn’t received much attention from the media as his focus

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12 Oct 2019

USA Boxing Eastern Qualifier 2019 Scouting Report

The Standouts Javier Martinez, Milwaukee, Wi, 175 lbs. Moving up in weight after already qualifying for the Olympic Trials at middleweight, Martinez won the tournament in his second division. Martinez impressed me and made the top of the list since he was able to adjust his style to fight against

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25 May 2019

Bay Area fighters in action in Mexico, TONIGHT

A slew of Northern California fighters will be in action in Mexico tonight in Tijuana, Mexico as women’s bantamweight Dalia Gomez of Oakland, Ca by way of Oxnard, Ca, Lennard Davis of Oakland, Ca, and Vincent Avina of Manteca, Ca hit the ring tonight. The bouts will more than likely

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30 Apr 2019

When Will Regis Prograis Get His Respect?

As I watched Regis Prograis brutally stop Kiryl Relikh in the sixth round, in his home state of Louisana, broadcast on DAZN this past weekend, I wondered aloud…. “When will I ever give Regis Prograis his credit?” I mean, Prograis is good, we all know that. He won the WBA

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22 Apr 2019

FIGHTER TO WATCH: Denys Berinchyk

As we pride ourselves often on, we like to give you insight on up-and-coming fighters beföre you might be aware of them. So, meet Denys Berinchyk, a Ukrainian being fast-tracked in the lightweight division, who had Aleskander Usyk walk to the ring with him this past weekend. So why should

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15 Jan 2019

Devin Haney: A Star in Waiting

Most young fighters think about ticket sales as it dominants the boxing industry and often gives young fighters the shot at a big opportunity, but for 20-year-old Devin Haney of Oakland, California, he had a different plan, to use the newly formed smartphone technology and apps that went with the

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03 Jan 2019

2018 Prospect of the Year: Maxim Dadashev

Not a lot of casual fans might know who Maxim Dadashev is, but the 28-year-old Russian is quietly amassing an impressive resume and with Teofimo Lopez and Devin Haney already advanced the prospect point, we figured we’d give this award to someone very deserving and hardly ever talked about in

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