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RCM HISTORICAL BOXING: Land of the Heavyweight Giants

Land of the Heavyweight Giants By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent The late world heavyweight champion Jack Johnson, the ‘Galveston Giant’ was shorter than the man who dethroned him in Havana, Cuba, Jess Willard. The Klitschkos, Lennox Lewis, Nikolai Valuev, Primo Carnera, and Mike White are some historical examples of the tall […]

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REAL COMBAT MEDIA – “2017 BOXING KO OF THE YEAR”

REAL COMBAT MEDIA – “2017 BOXING KO OF THE YEAR” Welcome to the 6th annual Real Combat Media 2017 Boxing awards. Yesterday we featured the top fights of 2017 and today we give out the RCM KO of 2017 award.   Shango! Jamal James’ Body Shot Knockout of the Year of Diego Gabriel Chaves By […]

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The Dragon King Junlong Zhang, 19-0 Chinese Heavyweight Wild Card

The Dragon King Junlong Zhang, 19-0 Chinese Heavyweight Wild Card By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Deontay Wilder. Anthony Joshua. Joseph Parker. Andy Ruiz. Manuel Charr. Tyson Fury. Alexander Povetkin. Dillian Whyte. Lucas Browne. Junlong Zhang. Who is Junlong Zhang, the so-called ‘Dragon King’ from Quindao, China? As mainland Chinese boxers rise […]

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RCM Historical Boxing: Who Was Melio Bettina?

RCM Historical Boxing: Who Was Melio Bettina? By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Melio Bettina was a southpaw light heavyweight out of Beacon, New York, who fought between 1934 and 1948, with a record of 83-14-3 with 36 knockouts. He won the New York version of the World Light Heavyweight title […]

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RCM HISTORICAL BOXING: Sonny Liston vs Evander Holyfield 15 Round Dream Fight

Sonny Liston vs Evander Holyfield 15 Round Dream Fight: Who Wins? By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent In recent memory, individuals on Facebook and various internet boxing sites have pondered what would happen if Charles ‘Sonny’ Liston fought Evander ‘The Real Deal’ Holyfield. The matchup is not unlike Muhammad Ali versus George […]

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Future of the Middleweight Division in 2018

Future of the Middleweight Division in 2018 By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Happy New Year is coming up. With that, in light of recent events and developments, the state of the middleweight division can be looked at in greater detail. Big money fights and matchups loom on the international horizon […]

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Truax, Alvarado and More! Impossible Wins! Biggest Upsets of the Month

Truax, Alvarado and More! Impossible Wins! Biggest Upsets of the Month By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent  James DeGale gets rocked in fifth round by Caleb Truax, three minute YouTube highlight: www.youtube.com/watch?v=amtl3BmAxBc  When we say upset, we mean the result was unpredictable. Some boxing results do not stand to reason. Then again, in […]

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Vasyl Lomachenko Outclasses Guillermo Rigondeaux And Makes Him Quit On His Stool – Video Highlights/Post Presser

Lomachenko Outclasses Rigondeaux in Six, Two Weight Class Differential Joke By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   New York, NY (December 10th, 2017)– At 17-0, Cuban southpaw WBA Super Bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux, age 37, lost his attempt to win the WBO World Junior Lightweight title on December 9, 2017, in Madison […]

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RCM HISTORICAL BOXING: Forgotten Voices of Boxing: Dunphy, Clancy, Steward, Pacheco

  Forgotten Voices of Boxing: Dunphy, Clancy, Steward, Pacheco By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Boxing historians may overlook one particular category of boxing which has less historical significance than what actually takes place in the ring. Boxing had its Don Dunphy, Gil Clancy, Emmanuel Steward, and Dr. Ferdie Pacheco. Today […]

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RCM HISTORICAL BOXING: Psychology of Muhammad Ali: Getting Rid of Ego and Playing on Foreman’s Ego

  Psychology of Muhammad Ali: Getting Rid of Ego and Playing on Foreman’s Ego By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   In a historical sense, the late Jack Dempsey was right when he commented on Muhammad Ali versus George Foreman “That isn’t boxing!” It was not, in the traditional sense. However, as’The […]

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Sadam Ali Defeats Miguel Cotto In His Final Fight, Wins WBO World Super Welterweight Title – Video Highlights/Post Presser

Sadam Ali Defeats Shell of Miguel Cotto, Wins WBO World Super Welterweight Title on HBO By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   New York, NY (December 3rd, 2017)-– Sadam ‘World Kid’ Ali, 26-1, 14 knockouts, a Brooklyn welterweight previously unseen at 154 pounds, ruined Miguel Cottos’s boxing farewell on Saturday evening, December […]

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Monster Mel Miljas Kayos Dillon Carman in Canadian Heavyweight Title Upset

  Monster Mel Miljas Kayos Dillon Carman in Canadian Heavyweight Title Upset By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent  Mississauga, Canada (December 3rd, 2017)– Canadian Heavyweight champion Dillon ‘Big Country’ Carman, 12-3 with 11 knockouts, Mississauga, Canada, lost his Canadian Heavyweight title on December 1, 2017, at Scotiabank Convention Centre in Niagara Falls, via […]

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49-0 WBC Minimumweight Champion Chayaphon Moonsri, The Rocky Marciano Nobody Knows

  49-0 WBC Minimumweight Champion Chayaphon Moonsri, Rocky Marciano Nobody Knows By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Rocky Marciano and Floyd Mayweather Jr., watch out. 49-0 World Boxing Council Minimumweight World champion Chayaphon Moonsri is only 32 years old, and still winning big time. Moonsri has never fought outside of his […]

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Amir Mansour and Sergey Kuzmin Battle to Bloody Technical Draw – VIDEO

WBC Heavyweight Violence! Amir Mansour and Sergey Kuzmin Battle to Bloody Technical Draw By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent  Luzhniki, Moscow (November 29th, 2017)– The World Boxing Council International Heavyweight title will remain vacant, after unbeaten Russian prospect Sergey Kuzmin and American Amir Mansour battled a brief but extremely violent and bloody […]

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Sergey Kovalev Wins Easy WBO Vacant 175 Lb. World Title Bout. What’s Next?

  Sergey Kovalev Wins Easy WBO Vacant 175 Lb. World Title Bout. What’s Next? By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent  New York, NY (November 26th, 2017)– Sergey Kovalev using overhand rights to head and left hooks to the body spells doom to any opponent whose style in one tracked, coming forward into […]

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Lebanese Boxing Mystery: Manuel Charr Wins WBA World Heavyweight Title

Lebanese Boxing Mystery: Manuel Charr Wins WBA World Heavyweight Title By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent *Photo Credit:  Alliance/DPA/Guido Kirschner  Lebanon has only two known professional boxers, Ahmad Kaddour and Manuel Charr  Tripoli, Lebanon(November 26th, 2017)– Kaddour, now living in Denmark, Super welterweight boxer Kaddour, 27-2-1, born on January 1, 1982, in […]

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May He Rest in Peace, Salvadorian Boxer Francisco Pantera Ruiz Dies After KO Loss

  May He Rest in Peace, Salvadorian Boxer Francisco Pantera Ruiz Dies After KO Loss By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent  Ciudad Delgado, El Salvador (November 25th, 2017)– Undefeated welterweight Salvadorian boxer Francisco ‘Panera’ Ruiz died on Thursday November 24, 2017, only five days after getting knocked down four times and knocked […]

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Sergey Kovalev vs. Vyacheslav Shabranskyy Scouting Report, Press Conference & Weigh-In

Sergey Kovalev vs. Vyacheslav Shabranskyy Scouting Report Can The Krusher Stop Shabranskyy? The Kovalev Edge By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   New York, NY ( November 25th, 2017)- Tonight, Sergey Kovalev, 30-2-1, 26 knockouts, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, will return to action after five months, and attempt to win his first light […]

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Requiem For A Flyweight, Lorenzo Parra

  Requiem For A Flyweight, Lorenzo Parra Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent  Nobody likes to see an image of a former world champion, washed up and getting hit repeatedly. Lorenzo Parra of Venezuela was once the undefeated World Boxing Association World Flyweight champion at 27-0. He fought in seven flyweight […]

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Bizzarro Promotions Bayfront Brawl IV MMA Thanksgiving Erie Pa Preview

Bizzarro Promotions Bayfront Brawl IV MMA Thanksgiving Erie Pa Preview  By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Erie, Pennsylvania (November 22, 2017)– Ernie Bizzarro Promotions will present an exciting card of Mixed Martial Arts action, the Bayfront Brawl IV at the Bayfront Convention Center in Erie, Pennsylvania, on Wednesday evening, November 23, […]

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Prichard Colon’s Father Protests Terrel Williams Michigan Comeback at Weigh-In And Gets Ejected

Prichard Colon’s Father Protests Terrel Williams Michigan Comeback at Weigh-In Photo Credit:  Marc Londo By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent  Flint, Michigan (November 20th, 2017)–   In a unique pro boxing first, Richard Colon, the father of brain-damaged boxer Prichard Colon, showed up in Flint, Michigan, at the weigh-in for the comeback of […]

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ZOLANI TETE PULLS OFF AN 11 SECOND KO TO RETAIN HIS WBO TITLE AND SETS A NEW RECORD! – VIDEO

What A Shot! Tete Kayos Gonya in 11 Second Record, Retains WBO Bantamweight Title By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent  Belfast, Ireland (November 20th, 2017)– The Guinness Book of World Records had the world record for the fastest professional boxing world title win of 17 seconds held by Daniel Jimenez eclipsed at […]

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Dr. Ferdie Pacheco, Muhammad Ali’s Personal Physician and Cornerman, Dies at 89

  Dr. Ferdie Pacheco, Muhammad Ali’s Personal Physician and Cornerman, Dies at 89 By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Dr. Ferdie Pacheco, Muhammad Ali’s personal physician and cornerman from his beginning as Cassius Clay, to his end after defending his world title against Earnie Shavers, has died at age 89. Pacheco […]

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Heavyweight Ike Ibeabuchi RCM Interview: The Top Secret Interview Files Part IV.

  Heavyweight Ike Ibeabuchi: The Top Secret Interview Files Part IV. By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Authorized for publication by Ike Ibeabuchi, the four part interview series was conducted with Ike Ibeabuchi during his period of release to Gilbert, Arizona in early 2016. He remains in custody in Arizona in 2017 […]

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RCM Historical Boxing: Leon Spinks and John Tate, Obscure Heavyweight Champions

  Leon Spinks and John Tate, Obscure Heavyweight Champions By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   If I were to answer to who I think remain the most obscure heavyweight champions of record, I could rattle off a list from Tommy Burns to Ruslan Chagaev to Nicolai Valuev. Any number of people […]

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15-0 Terrel Williams Attempting Comeback, Must Overcome Prichard Colon Tragedy

  15-0 Terrel Williams Attempting Comeback, Must Overcome Prichard Colon Tragedy By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Los Angeles, CA (November 16th, 2017)– On Friday, November 17, 2017, in Flint, Michigan, 15-0 welterweight boxer Terrel Williams will return to the ring this weekend exactly 25 months after his bout with 16-0 Prichard […]

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Oscar De La Hoya Callout of Conor McGregor: Boxing’s Latest Lunacy- Current Vegas Odds

Oscar De La Hoya Callout of Conor McGregor: Boxing’s Latest Lunacy Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Okay. Floyd Mayweather Jr. has made it to (50-0) with his tenth round stoppage of the debuting Conor McGregor, MMA champion and brave opponent in a well-promoted mega-spectacle.   Boxing champion turned boxing […]

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George El Terrible Sosa RCM Interview: Claims Robbery With Tommy Rainone Resulting in A Draw, Demands Rematch

George El Terrible Sosa Interview: Claims Robbery With Tommy Rainone Resulting in A Draw, Demands Rematch By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   In a Real Combat Media interview exclusive, welterweight and junior middleweight trial horse George ‘El Terrible’ Sosa offered to fight a rematch with Tommy ‘Razor’ Rainone after fighting him […]

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Mysterious Guillermo Jones to Reappear in New WBA Bout

Mysterious Guillermo Jones to Reappear in New WBA Bout By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent At age 45, Guillermo Jones, 40-3-2 with 30 knockouts, Colon, Panama, is perhaps promoter Don King’s last major calling card (as Bermane Stiverne did not make it out of the first round of the rematch with Deontay […]

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Wilder Stops Stiverne in Round 1 & Porter Defeats Granados , Photos & Video Highlights

Wilder KOs 39 Year Old Stiverne, Don King’s Last Hurrah By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Brooklyn, NY (November 5th, 2017)– The main event at Barclays Center was worst than pathetic on Saturday night, November 4, 2017. It was a miserable excuse to sell tickets. WBC World Heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder went […]

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Heavyweight Tomasz Adamek in Last Chance Do or Die Fight With Fred Kassi on Nov. 18

Heavyweight Tomasz Adamek in Last Chance Do or Die Fight With Fred Kassi on Nov. 18 By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Jersey City, NJ (November 1st, 2017)– In a career which began in 1999, Tomasz Adamek of Poland, 51-5 with 30 knockouts, Jersey City, New Jersey, has placed himself in […]

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WBO Miguel Cotto Title Bout: Sadam Ali Gets World Kid Opportunity of a Lifetime

WBO Miguel Cotto Title Bout: Sadam Ali Gets World Kid Opportunity of a Lifetime Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Sadam ‘World Kid’ Ali of Brooklyn, New York, has received the opportunity of a lifetime. 25-1 with 14 knockouts, Sadam will fight Miguel Cotto on December 2, 2017, for Cotto’s […]

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