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A Tribute To Errol Christie, Only British Boxer to Win All Ten Amateur Titles – Passes Away At Age 53

  A Tribute To Errol Christie, Only British Boxer to Win All Ten Amateur Titles By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Not every boxer wins a world champion. An amateur champion in his own right, Coventry West Midlands Errol Christie had an amateur record of 78-2, and is listed in the […]

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Kovalev vs. Ward HBO Card Preview, Stevenson in Light Heavyweight Bermuda Triangle

  Kovalev vs. Ward HBO Card Preview, Stevenson in Light Heavyweight Bermuda Triangle By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent  Las Vegas, NV (June 6th, 2017)– Sergey Kovalev and Andre Ward will rematch for the World Boxing Association Super, World Boxing Organization and International Boxing Federation World Light Heavyweight titles on June 17, […]

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Say A Prayer For Canadian Cruiserweight David Whittom, in a Coma, Critical Condition

  Say A Prayer For Canadian Cruiserweight David Whittom, in a Coma, Critical Condition By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Journeyman Canadian cruiserweight boxer David Whittom remains in critical condition at Saint John’s Hospital in Canada in a medically induced coma, after getting stopped at 2:23 of the tenth round by Gary […]

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Truth versus Showtime: Is Errol Spence Jr. versus Shawn Porter Next on the IBF Horizon?

Truth versus Showtime: Is Errol Spence versus Shawn Porter Next on the IBF Horizon? By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   At 22-0, 27-year-old southpaw World Welterweight champion Errol ‘The Truth’ Spence Jr. must now defend his International Boxing Federation title, won this past weekend in England by stopping Kell Brook. While […]

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Anthony Joshua vs Wladimir Klitschko Rematch is Likely

  Roses Are Red, Violets Are Blue, Here Comes Anthony Joshua versus Wladimir Klitschko II By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   With a mandatory rematch clause in effect and the sanctioning bodies making exceptions for their mandatory opponents, Anthony Joshua versus Wladimir Klitschko II is likely coming soon to pay-per-view. Over […]

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Enter The Dragon! China’s Strange Heavyweight Dragon King, (17-0) Jun Long Zhang

  Enter The Dragon! China’s Strange Heavyweight Dragon King, 17-0 Jun Long Zhang By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   At the ripe young age of 35, Jun Long Zhang, 17-0 with 17 knockouts, Qingdao, China, has won five consecutive World Boxing Association Oceania Heavyweight regional title bouts. The Chinese have been […]

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Canelo Dominates Chavez Jr., Lemieux Outpoints Reyes & Canelo vs. GGG is Now Official!

  Canelo Outpoints Chavez, Lemieux Outpoints Reyes in Hard Fought HBO Wars By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Las Vegas, NV (May 7th, 2017)– Most experts had predicted Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez, David Lemieux, and Lucas Matthysse would all win by knockout or stoppage on HBO at T-Mobile Arena on Saturday evening, […]

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Hot Brooklyn Prospect Sugar Boy Younan Added to Ward vs. Kovalev 2 HBO Las Vegas Undercard

  Sugar Boy Younan Added to Ward vs. Kovalev 2 HBO Las Vegas Undercard By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent  Brooklyn, NY (May 6th, 2017)– Wow! Brooklyn light heavyweight prospect sensation Junior ‘Sugar Boy’ Younan has been added to the Andre Ward versus Sergey Kovalev 2 undercard, televised by HBO on June […]

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Mexico’s Robin Hood, Lightweight Robinson Castellanos with 12 Losses, Picks Up Huge Upset Over Yuriorkis Gamboa – Video Highlights

Mexico’s Robin Hood, Lightweight Robinson Castellanos, Upsets Yuriorkis Gamboa By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Las Vegas, NV (May 6th, 2017)– Unheralded Robinson ‘Robin Hood’ Castellanos dropped the heavily favored Yuriorkis Gamboa in rounds three and four, winning by referee’s technical decision after seven rounds after Gamboa gave up on his stool. […]

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Robert Brizel’s Preview & Predictions – Canelo vs. Chavez Jr. Full Card Preview. Is GGG Next?

  Canelo Time Tonight vs. Chavez Jr. Full Card Preview. Is GGG Next? By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Las Vegas, NV (5/6/17)– Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin are the big money names in the middleweight divisions, with Daniel Jacobs and Billy Joe Saunders following […]

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(20-0) Colombian Deiner Berrio Upsets Rustam Nugaev, Wins WBA East Title

  (20-0) Colombian Deiner Berrio Upsets Rustam Nugaev, Wins WBA Title By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Perm, Russia (May 6th, 2017)– 20-0-1 unbeaten but unknown super featherweight Deiner Berrio, in his first bout outside of his native Colombia, and in his first bout at lightweight, scored a ten round upset […]

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Let’s Go Champ! Forget Klitschko, How About Joshua vs. Briggs if He Wins WBA Title on June 3

Let’s Go Champ! Forget Klitschko, How About Joshua vs. Briggs if He Wins on June 3 Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Shannon ‘The Cannon’ Briggs has four things going for him: one, he is a great salesman of boxing publicity in the mold of an outrageous Muhammad Ali; two, […]

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Botswana Super Lightweight Herbert Nkabiti Loses Comeback in South Africa, Dies Next Day

  Botswana Super Lightweight Herbert Nkabiti Loses Comeback in South Africa, Dies Next Day By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Carnival City, South Africa (May 1st, 2017)– In a tragic bout result which did not appear in the BoxRec schedule, 36 year old Botswanan super lightweight Herbert Nkabiti, 10-3-1 with 10 […]

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Carlos Zambrano and Boxing Scene: Claudio Marrero of TMT is Faster Then You Thought

  Carlos Zambrano and Boxing Scene: Claudio Marrero is Faster Then You Thought By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Las Vegas, NV (May 1st, 2017)– Claudio Marrero disposes of (26-0) Carlos Zambrano in the First Round, April 29, 2017   It took only 90 seconds for southpaw featherweight Carlos ‘The Matrix’ […]

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Anthony Joshua Drops Klitschko Twice in the 11th to Retain Heavyweight Titles at Wembley – Video Highlights & Post Press Conference

  Joshua Drops Klitschko Twice in the 11th, Stops Him, Retains Heavyweight Titles at Wembley By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent London, UK (April 30th, 2017)– In the main event at Wembley in London, on Saturday, April 29, 2017, Anthony Joshua went to 19-0 with 19 knockouts, coming off the canvas in […]

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Joshua versus Klitschko Today is a Happening That Is Good For Boxing & Weigh-in Video

  Preview Word: Joshua versus Klitschko Today is a Happening Good For Boxing By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   London, UK (April 29th, 2017)– Tomorrow is already here, Saturday, April 29, 2017, at Wembley in London. The past of the heavyweight division will face the present and the future tonight When […]

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Mihai Nistor, Olympic Heavyweight Beast Boxer in Training Who Knocked Out Anthony Joshua

  Mihai Nistor, Olympic Heavyweight Beast Boxer in Training Who Knocked Out Anthony Joshua By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Mihai Nistor KOs Anthony Joshua, Wins European Amateur Heavyweight Championship https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eUx9sDcl2Cw   Why on earth would any amateur heavyweight beast great enough to beat up on and knock out world heavyweight […]

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RCM HISTORICAL BOXING: The Strange Case of Heavyweight Paul Sykes, Britain’s Hardest Prisoner

  The Strange Case of Heavyweight Paul Sykes, Britain’s Hardest Prisoner By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   By far, the strangest fighter ever to come out of Great Britain has to be the late heavyweight Paul Sykes (1946-2007). While Sykes was no Frank Bruno or Lennox Lewis, Sykes remains perhaps the […]

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ADRIEN BRONER ARRESTED ON WARRANT IN A SHOT UP VAN

    Adrien Broner Arrested in Kentucky Driving Bullet Riddled SUV: Bad Boy on the Run Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Bad boys, bad boys, what you gonna do? What you gonna do when them come for you? Former world welterweight champion Adrien Broner has gotten himself arrested again, this […]

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From Aaron Hernandez to Edwin Valero, April 19 Suicides and Common Denominators

  From Aaron Hernandez to Edwin Valero, April 19 Suicides and Common Denominators By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, 27, committed suicide by hanging himself in his jail cell on April 19, 2017, at Sousa-Baranowski Correctional Center in Lancaster, Massachusetts, only five days after […]

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RCM Historical Boxing: Assessing Heavyweight Calvin Brock’s Knockout Power

  RCM Historical Boxing: Assessing Heavyweight Calvin Brock’s Knockout Power By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent  Ten years after heavyweight contender Calvin Brock’s forced retirement due to medical issues, a historical lookback reveals Brock had substantially more talent than he is given credit for by boxing historians. More often than not overlooked, […]

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RCM Historical Boxing: Ten Bouts Where One Last Punch Made A Difference

  RCM Historical Boxing: Ten Bouts Where One Last Punch Made A Difference By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   When a fight hear its final round conclusion, not every fighter makes it or wins. Every second counts. Here are a few of my favorite wild endings:   One: George Foreman versus […]

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Matador Ricardo Mayorga Returns at 43, Slays Zepeda In Three – Video Highlights

  Matador Ricardo Mayorga Returns at 43, Slays Zepeda In Three By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent     Managua, Nicaragua (April 3rd, 2017)–  Ricardo ‘El Matador’ Mayorga, returning to the ring at age 43, and weighing 175 pounds, scored a third round stoppage of Mexican journeyman Jaudiel Zepeda after 20 months of […]

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Jose Ribalta RCM Interview: Memories of Castro’s Cuba, Calls Out Mike Tyson for Gentleman’s Rematch

Happy Birthday Jose Ribalta Interview: Memories of Castro’s Cuba, Calls Out Mike Tyson for Gentleman’s Rematch By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent In an international Real Combat Media boxing exclusive former heavyweight contender Jose ‘El Nino’ Ribalta, on the occasion of his 54th birthday on March 31, 2017, has become the first […]

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The Iraqi Butcher, Super Middleweight Sinan Fradi RCM Interview: Revenge at 2:59

  The Iraqi Butcher, Super Middleweight Sinan Fradi RCM Interview: Revenge at 2:59 By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent In a Real Combat Media interview exclusive, a rare Iraqi professional boxer hopes to take the super middleweight division by storm in the next 12 months. He calls himself ‘The Iraqi Butcher’. Undefeated […]

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Welterweight Angel Manfredy RCM Interview: How You Go To Heaven With Boxing

  Welterweight Angel Manfredy Interview: How You Go To Heaven With Boxing By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   In a Real Combat Media international interview exclusive, former world welterweight contender Angel Manfredy cited his spiritual kinship with the lord as the inspiration for his current career training and working with boxers. […]

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Rayco Saunders (23-30) Gets Lucky Technical Draw with Unbeaten DeAndre Ware

  Rayco Saunders (23-30) Gets Lucky Technical Draw with Unbeaten DeAndre Ware By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Dearborn, Michigan (March 27th, 2017)–  Get really lucky! This is worse than cherry picking. 42 year old light heavy weight journeyman veteran Rayco Saunders, now 23-30-2 with 10 knockouts, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, a 56 […]

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RCM HISTORICAL BOXING: Fantasy Boxing – Brizel’s All-Time Virtual Heavyweight Boxing Championship Tournament: Round Three

Fantasy Boxing: Brizel’s All-Time Virtual Heavyweight Boxing Championship Tournament: Round Three By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent In a grand 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, using more than […]

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New WBC Silver Welterweight Champion Quadratillo Abduqaxorov Is A Dangerous Undefeated Unknown Prospect

  New WBC Silver Welterweight Champion Quadratillo Abduqaxorov Is A Dangerous Undefeated Unknown Prospect Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Singapore, Singapore (March 26th, 2017)– Errol Spence Jr., Keith Thurman, Kell Brook, Shawn Porter, Danny Garcia, Manny Pacquiao, Amir Khan, Timothy Bradley Jr., everybody better watch out. Every once an awhile, […]

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Jaafar Promotions Presents Lanardo Tyner Nine Bout Ford Center Card in Dearborn

  Jaafar Promotions Presents Lanardo Tyner Nine Bout Ford Center Card in Dearborn By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Eddie Jaafar Promotions will present a nine bout card of boxing on Sunday, March 26, 2017, at the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center in Dearborn, Michigan, featuring former USBO and WBC […]

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Rare Alan Blyweiss RCM Interview: Double Broken Nose Bloodbath Bout with Tommy Morrison

Rare Alan Blyweiss Interview: Double Broken Nose Bloodbath Bout with Tommy Morrison By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   You heard it right. Former Washington D.C. Golden Gloves champion Alan Blyweiss of Pennsylvania, in an exclusive Real Combat Media interview, tells of the unbelievable time, several decades ago, when he fought the […]

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Sugar Boy Younan Decisions Darocha at Mountaineer. New York State Title Next?

  Sugar Boy Younan Decisions Darocha at Mountaineer. New York State Title Next? By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   New Cumberland, West Virginia (March 21st, 2017)–   Rapidly rising Brooklyn super middleweight and light heavyweight prospect Junior ‘Sugar Boy’ Younan went to 11-0 with eight knockouts with a brutal and bloody […]

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