Thursday 26th April 2018,
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Boxing

Miguel Roman Set to Face Juli Giner In Spain

Miguel Roman Set to Face Juli Giner In Spain

Every week I spend at least a little bit of time combing the Boxrec.com site, looking for interesting international fights that have mostly slipped by the attention of the North American boxing media. Boxing is one of the few sports that is truly world-wide and there’s a lot worth keeping an eye on. The fight [...]

March 31, 2016 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Kermit Cintron Signs New Promotional Deal

Kermit Cintron Signs New Promotional Deal

On March 28, King’s Promotion announced that it had signed a promotional deal with former IBF world welterweight champion Kermit Cintron. The deal comes just over two years since Cintron’s last appearance in the ring, a unanimous decision over stepping stone Ronald Cruz. Cintron had a very nice run in the sport between the time [...]

March 30, 2016 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Joseph Diaz Jr.’s HBO Debut: A Solid B Grade

Joseph Diaz Jr.’s HBO Debut: A Solid B Grade

The 2012 United States Olympic Boxing team failed to win a single medal, making it a historic disappointment for American fans of the Sweet Science. Nevertheless, there were obvious professional prospects on the roster. Welterweight Errol Spence Jr. is currently one of the hottest rising stars in the sport. Light heavyweight Marcus Browne is on [...]

March 29, 2016 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Andre Ward is Still Andre Ward

Andre Ward is Still Andre Ward

I still believe Sullivan Barrera is a legitimate light heavyweight contender. He’s a big, athletic puncher with an outstanding amateur background. He’s one of the best in the world at 175 pounds. But you couldn’t really tell it from watching him fight Andre Ward Saturday night in Oakland. In just his third fight in almost [...]

March 28, 2016 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Devar Ferhadi: Not Your Typical Boxing Prospect

Devar Ferhadi: Not Your Typical Boxing Prospect

As a fight writer and fan, I’m always intrigued to learn about a unique story. Boxing is a highly individualistic sport and individuals from a wide array of backgrounds find their way into the Sweet Science. So I was interested today when I received a press release announcing that King’s Promotions had signed undefeated super [...]

March 25, 2016 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Arrest Warrant Issued for Adrien Broner For Robbery and Assault

Arrest Warrant Issued for Adrien Broner For Robbery and Assault

According to court documents acquired by TMZ, the Cincinnati Police Department has issued an arrest warrant for Adrien Broner. Broner is being charged with assault and aggravated robbery after allegedly punching a man outside of a bowling alley and then robbing him while holding a handgun. The incident happened around 3:30am on January 21st. The [...]

March 24, 2016 admin Boxing, Headlines 1

The Dirrell Brothers in a Double Header

The Dirrell Brothers in a Double Header

Two of boxing’s top super middleweights will be back in action on April 29, when the Premier Boxing Champions Series presents a double header featuring the Dirrell brothers at the Taj Mahal Casino in Atlantic City. Older brother Andre (24-2, 16 KOs) will face once-beaten Blake Caparello (22-1-1, 6 KOs) while younger brother Anthony (28-1-1, [...]

March 24, 2016 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

The Making of Andre Ward

The Making of Andre Ward

In 2009, the Showtime network launched their “super six, super middleweight tournament.” This remains one of the great promotional moves of the past decade. In a boxing universe where alphabet-soup madness and competing claims perpetually muddy the title picture in most weight classes, the super six created a format where champions were forced to face [...]

March 23, 2016 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Regis Prograis Back in Action Friday Night

Regis Prograis Back in Action Friday Night

In August 2005, Hurricane Katrina struck the city of New Orleans and state of Louisiana with one of the most destructive and devastating natural disasters in the history of the United States. Billions of dollars in property was destroyed and over a thousand people died. More than a million people were displaced from the region. [...]

March 22, 2016 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Chris Eubanks Jr. in Action This Weekend

Chris Eubanks Jr. in Action This Weekend

During the 1990s, Chris Eubanks was among the biggest stars in the sport of boxing. His eccentric personality and legendary wars with fellow Englishman Nigel Benn made him a legend of the sport, both in Great Britain and across the sea in North America. Two decades later, his son and namesake, is emerging as a [...]

March 21, 2016 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0