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Cruiserweight Willis ‘The Prophet’ Lockett is Mr. Lucky

  Cruiserweight Willis ‘The Prophet’ Lockett is Mr. Lucky Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   With a career pro record of 16-22-6 with five knockouts and two no contests, Willis ‘The Prophet’ Lockett is nobody’s candidate to win a world title. Yet, the Tacoma Park, Maryland native, who turned pro […]

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Chazz Witherspoon and Mis Downing Shine at Claridge Atlantic City

  Chazz Witherspoon and Mis Downing Shine at Claridge Atlantic City By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent- Ringside *Photo Credit: Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media  Atlantic City, NJ (March 11th, 2018)– Heavyweight contender Chazz ‘The Gentleman’ Witherspoon returned to action in the main event of a seven bout at The Claridge in […]

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Ring Redemptions at Claridge Atlantic City: Witherspoon Headlines Nine Bout Card

  Ring Redemptions at Claridge Atlantic City: Witherspoon Headlines Nine Bout Card By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Atlantic City, NJ (March 9th, 2018)– In Ring Redemptions, card 1, Heavyweight Chazz ‘The Gentleman’ Witherspoon returns to the ring at Radisson Claridge, Atlantic City, New Jersey, looking for his seventh consecutive knockout […]

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Remembering Luis KO King Rosa Jr., with Derek Gionta RCM Interview Tribute Exclusive

  Remembering Luis KO King Rosa Jr., with Derek Gionta Interview Tribute Exclusive By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent  *Photo Credit: Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Both this reporter, and noted boxing trainer and cut man Derek Gionta, knew Luis ‘KO King’ Rosa Jr. Gionta granted Real Combat Media an exclusive interview, […]

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Kermit Cintron vs. Antonio Margarito III Possibility is a Bye-Bye Cinderella Swan Song

  Kermit Cintron vs. Antonio Margarito III Possibility is a Bye-Bye Cinderella Swan Song Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Facebook contained a message recently, posted by former world welterweight champion Kermit Cintron, promoting the idea of his next-and likely final-fight against Antonio Margarito, also known as Antonio ‘Margarcheato’ in […]

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USA Boxing Weekend Recap: Kovalev Shines, Wilder Survives, Dirrell Crumbles, Tarver Jr. Rises

    USA Weekend Recap: Kovalev Shines, Wilder Survives, Dirrell Crumbles, Tarver Jr. Rises *Photo Credit: Frank Franklin AP By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Heavyweight Action Deontay Wilder of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, retained his World Boxing Council World Heavyweight title, surviving a near knockout in the seventh round to drop and stop Cuban […]

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DEONTAY WILDER VS. LUIS ORTIZ PREVIEW & WEIGH-IN VIDEO

Deontay Wilder is Even Wilder Than You Think, Luis Ortiz, Barclays Center Preview By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Brooklyn, NY (March 2, 2018)– He turned pro in 2010 at age 30. Now, only a few weeks short of his 39th birthday, Luis ‘King Kong’ Ortiz, 28-0 with 24 knockouts and […]

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Miami Tragedy! Philly Welterweight Boxer George Sosa Arrested for Killing His Father

Miami Tragedy! Philly Welterweight Boxer George Sosa Arrested for Killing His Father

Miami Tragedy! Philly Welterweight Boxer George Sosa Arrested for Killing His Father By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Miami, FL. (February 28th, 2018)– Philadelphia welterweight George ‘El Terrible’ Sosa was arrested in Miami, Florida, on Saturday, February 26, 2018, on charges, including second degree murder of his father and burglary, after breaking […]

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Thomas LaManna vs. Zab Judah in 2018 Would Be An Interesting WBC Match

  Thomas LaManna vs. Zab Judah in 2018 Would Be An Interesting WBC Match Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Here’s an interesting bout proposal for Rising Star Promotions. Now that Thomas ‘Cornflake’ LaManna has fought to a 10 round draw with Gabriel Bracero, what next for LaManna and his […]

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LaManna and Bracero Fight A Wild Split Draw on Showboat Casino Floor and Facebook

LaManna and Bracero Fight A Wild Split Draw on Showboat Casino Floor and Facebook By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent  *Photo Credit: Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Atlantic City, NJ (February 25th, 2018)– In the first boxing card ever to be staged on an actual casino floor, Thomas ‘Cornflake’ LaManna retained the […]

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RCM Historical Boxing: Tim Doughboy Tomashek Story: Came Out of Crowd to Fight for WBO World Heavyweight Title

    Tim Doughboy Tomashek Story: Came Out of Crowd to Fight for WBO World Heavyweight Title By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   If Tommy ‘The Duke’ Morrison were alive, he would tell you a story of courage and praise for obscure heavyweight boxer Tim ‘Doughboy’ Tomashek.  Between 1987 and 1996, […]

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Odds of a Tito Bracero Victory in Atlantic City This Weekend

  Odds of a Tito Bracero Victory in Atlantic City This Weekend By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Atlantic City, NJ (February 21, 2018)–In the second preview earlier this week, the odds seem to favor an upset by Thomas LaManna in Atlantic City, New Jersey over Gabriel ‘Tito’ Bracero at Showboat […]

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The Rise and Fall of Thomas ‘Top Dog’ Williams Jr.

  The Rise and Fall of Thomas ‘Top Dog’ Williams Jr. Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent For a brief shining moment, light heavyweight contender Thomas ‘Top Dog’ Williams Jr. had it all. Williams had a big win, a world title shot, and had proven his claim he had a date […]

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One Heck of a Battle! One-Armed Groves Outpoints Bloody Eubank To Retain WBA Title – Video Highlights

One Heck of a Battle! One-Armed Groves Outpoints Bloody Eubank To Retain WBA Title By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Manchester, UK (February 19th, 2018)– An injured George Groves, his left arm dangling helplessly at his side during the twelfth and final round after dislocating his left shoulder, hung on to […]

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Kermit ‘ El Asesino’ Cintron Featured on King’s Promotions Card at Sands Bethlehem

  Kermit ‘ El Asesino’ Cintron Featured on King’s Promotions Card at Sands Bethlehem By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Bethlehem, PA (February 13th, 2018)– The comeback of former world welterweight champion Kermit ‘El Asesino’ Cintron will be featured in the main event of an eight-bout card at Sands Bethlehem Event […]

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The Strange Marketing Q of Lara and Rigondeaux

The Strange Marketing Q of Lara and Rigondeaux Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Sometimes you have a great fighter who is not a box office draw. In such a circumstance what do you do? The late World Middleweight champion Paul Pender was in such a position. He lost to […]

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Heavyweight Sons of Tommy Morrison: White Hopes or White Hypes?

  Heavyweight Sons of Tommy Morrison: White Hopes or White Hypes? Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   When Jack Johnson won the world heavyweight title at Sydney Stadium in Sydney. Australia, on December 26, 1908, the world searched desperately for the next ‘Great White Hope’. Decades later, Joe Louis was […]

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Mikkel Kessler, The Viking Warrior, Still to Return in 2018

  Mikkel Kessler, The Viking Warrior, Still to Return in 2018 By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent?   After announcing a comeback in 2017, Mikkel Kessler, ‘The Viking Warrior, delayed his returned to 2018 due to contracting Lyme Disease.  For many years, his dominant presence in the 168 pounds super middleweight division […]

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RCM Historical Boxing: Max Baer’s Brightest Moment and Darkest Moments

  RCM Historical Boxing: Max Baer’s Brightest Moment and Darkest Moments By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   In reviewing historical black and white footage on Max Baer, the late former world heavyweight champion, a number of forgotten bouts come to mind.   On August 25, 1930, Baer knocked out Frankie Campbell […]

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20-0 German Heavyweight Tom Schwarz, International Prospect of the Month

20-0 German Heavyweight Tom Schwarz, International Prospect of the Month By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   World Boxing Organization Youth World Heavyweight champion and German BDB Heavyweight champion Tom Schwarz is the international prospect of the month. Schwarz, now 20-0 with 13 knockouts, Magdeburg, Germany, added the German belt to his […]

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REAL COMBAT MEDIA UK: Brad Watson Scores British Upset of 2018, Wins BBB of C Super Flyweight Title in Tenth

Brad Watson Scores British Upset of 2018, Wins BBB of C Super Flyweight Title in Tenth By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent    Sheffield, UK (February 3, 2018)– Long forgotten Brad ‘Glamour Boy’ Watson, who had been out of the ring over a year, and had not won a bout since 2014, […]

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Carl Iron Fist Davis RCM Interview- Cruiserweight, Makes A Comeback, Wins By Kayo at Age 44

  Carl Iron Fist Davis, Brizel’s Cruiserweight, Makes A Comeback, Wins By Kayo at Age 44 By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Former United States Boxing Organization Cruiserweight champion Carl ‘Iron Fist’ Davis won a successful comeback at age 44 on December 2, 2018, at Carnivore Grounds, in Nairobi, Kenya, with […]

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Critical Analysis of Wladimir Klitschko in Sixth Round of the Anthony Joshua Fight

Critical Analysis of Wladimir Klitschko in Sixth Round of the Anthony Joshua Fight   Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Seemingly retired and discouraged after getting stopped by Anthony Joshua last year, Wladimir Klitschko’s record stands at 63-5 with 43 knockouts, Kiev, Ukraine, will turn 42 years old next month. Klitschko […]

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Zab Judah Wins 10 Round Comeback, Could IBO Mimoune Fight Be On Horizon?

Zab Judah Wins 10 Round Comeback, Could IBO Mimoune Dream Fight Be On Horizon? By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Calgary, Canada (January 28th, 2018)– Zab ‘Super’ Judah is back. The former six-time world champion, age 40, 44-9 with 30 knockouts, won a unanimous 10 round decision on January 27, 2018, […]

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Akhror Muralimov versus Bryan Jennings Preview: Uzbek Heavyweight Who Falls Short

    Akhror Muralimov  versus Bryan Jennings Preview: Uzbek Heavyweight Who Falls Short By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Reno, Nevada (January 27th, 2018)– Turning pro in 2014, Uzbek heavyweight Akhror Muralimov won his first 16 bouts in four years, but has not won a fight in four years. His last three […]

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RCM FANTASY BOXING: All-Time Virtual Heavyweight Tournament Round Three

  All-Time Virtual Heavyweight Tournament Round Three By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent In an experiment, I took the famous names in the heavyweight division, champions and contenders, past and present, and did my own all-time heavyweight tournament on paper. Here are my results for round three. I began this project with […]

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World Boxing Super Series: Which Cruiserweight Will Win the Muhammad Ali Trophy?

  World Boxing Super Series: Which Cruiserweight Will Win the Muhammad Ali Trophy? By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Riga, Latvia (January 26th, 2017)– The best four cruiserweights in the world are in the semifinals of the inaugural World Boxing Super Series. Who will win the Muhammad Ali tournament trophy? Mairis […]

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IBO Super Lightweight Champ Mohamed Mimoune, Best 140 Pounder Nobody Knows

IBO Super Lightweight Champ Mohamed Mimoune, Best 140 Pounder Nobody Knows   By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent     Former WBA and IBF World Super Lightweight champion Julius Indongo of Namibia could be next for newly crowned southpaw International Boxing Organization World Super Lightweight champion Mohamed Mimoune of Toulouse, France. Mimoune […]

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RCM HISTORICAL BOXING: Middleweight Michael ‘The Silk’ Olajide, His Career and Obscure Barkley Bout

  Middleweight Michael ‘The Silk’ Olajide, His Career and Obscure Barkley Bout By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent  Full 23 Minute Iran Barkley versus Michael Olajide bout on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ctuh23Smk6s NBC Commentary by Marv Albert https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xFci3LS_Dao Olajide post Iran Barkley fight interview  Recently I was reviewing a sports DVD entitled ‘101 Knockouts […]

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Top Ten Biggest Losers and Worst Decision Robbery in Boxing for January 2018

Top Ten Biggest Losers  and Worst Decision Robbery in Boxing for January 2018   Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent     Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose. Winning is not always the means to an end, if an improperly promoted career remains stalled. Losing is not always fair if the decision […]

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Last Tango in Atlantic City: Tito Bracero vs Thomas LaManna WBC Wild Card Preview

Last Tango in Atlantic City: Tito Bracero vs LaManna WBC Wild Card Preview By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent  Some matchups defy logic. In the highly competitive 147 pound welterweight division, anything goes. For Thomas ‘Cornflake’ LaManna, Bracero may be one fight too soon. For Gabriel ‘Tito’ Bracero, LaManna may be one […]

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Ghana’s Brave Son, Super Bantamweight Isaac Dogboe, New Champion of 2018

Ghana’s Brave Son, Super Bantamweight Isaac Dogboe, New Champion of 2018 By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Accra, Ghana (January 7th, 2017)– 2018 has a new World Boxing Organization Interim World Super Bantamweight champion in Isaac ‘Brave Son’ Dogboe, 18-0 with 12 knockouts, Accra Ghana. Dogboe is perhaps the best world champion […]

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