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RCM HISTORICAL BOXING: Michael Spinks vs. David Sears Light Heavyweight Title Battle

Michael Spinks vs. David Sears

Historical Look Back – Michael Spinks vs. David Sears Light Heavyweight Title Battle By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Not just a reporter, this reporter enjoys a marvelous collection of old VHS VCR videotapes, which I enjoy and relax to watching each evening before sleep. Within my collection, last night, I found […]

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In Memoriam: Russian Junior Welterweight Maxim Dadashev Dies at 28 From Brain Injury

Maxim Dadashev

In Memoriam: Russian Junior Welterweight Maxim Dadashev Dies at 28 From Brain Injury By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent  Oxen, Hill, MD (July 24th, 2019)–   Previously undefeated Russian junior welterweight prospect Maxim Dadashev, who fell unconscious outside the ring following his loss to 14-0 opponent Subriel Matias of Fajardo, Puerto Rico, after […]

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Nightmare! Justin Street Featured on Carlos Llinas Motorcity Casino MMA Card

Nightmare! Justin Street Featured on Carlos Llinas Motorcity Casino MMA Card By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Detroit, Michigan (July 23, 2019)– Carlos Llinas CLIP International Productions will present MotorCity Cage Fights VI at Sound Board MotorCity Casino in Detroit, Michigan, on Friday, July 26, 2019, featuring an exciting evening of three […]

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Pacquiao Split Decisions Thurman, Becomes Oldest Welterweight Champion in History – Video Highlights/Post Presser

Pacquiao Defeats Thurman

Pacquiao Split Decisions Thurman, Becomes Oldest Welterweight Champion in History By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Las Vegas (July 21, 2019)– In the main event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Saturday evening, July 20, 2019, Manny Pacquiao made boxing history. “I was blessed tonight,” noted Manny […]

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MANNY PACQUIAO VS. KEITH THURMAN WEIGH-IN VIDEO, PREVIEW & PHOTOS

Pacquiao vs. Thurman

  One Time Showdown! Thurman’s Redemption, or PacMan’s Magic Moment? By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Las Vegas, NV (July 20th, 2019)– Tom Brown’s TGB Promotions, Manny Pacquiao’s MP Promotions, USA Fox PPV, and Panama Telemetro Channel 13 present an exciting nine bout card of professional boxing action at MGM Grand […]

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Bahamas Tureano Johnson Upsets Jason Quigley, Wins NABF Middleweight Title

Bahamas Tureano Johnson Upsets Jason Quigley, Wins NABF Middleweight Title By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Indio, CA (July 19th, 2019)– Unheralded Tureano Johnson of The Bahamas, 21-2-1 with 15 knockouts, scored an unexpected upset stoppage of 16-0 Jason Quigley of Laghy, Ireland, to win the North American Boxing Federation Middleweight title […]

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Adonis Stevenson Interview Caps A Great Comeback From Injury in Boxing

Adonis Stevenson

Adonis Stevenson Interview Caps A Great Comeback From Injury in Boxing By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Impossible! What an interview in French! Overall, what a magnificent comeback and triumph of the human spirit against all odds! Only legendary World Boxing Council World Light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson could come back from […]

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50 Gunshots To Redemption: Paul Kroll Philadelphia Story

Darryl Cobb Photo

50 Gunshots To Redemption: Boxer Paul Kroll Philadelphia Story By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent *Photo Credit: Darryl Cobb Jr. Rising welterweight and super welterweight prospect Paul Kroll of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, age 24, is 4-0 with four knockouts. On August 10, 2019, Kroll will face his first six-round ‘test’ against 2-0 prospect […]

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Robert Brizel Editorial: Dangers of Alcohol and Drug Abuse in Boxing

Brizel Editorial: Dangers of Alcohol and Drug Abuse in Boxing By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent The dangers of alcohol and drug abuse, especially cocaine, can affect athletes in boxing, as well as all sports, who fall prey to addiction. The late Pernell Whitaker and the late Rocky Lockridge were known to […]

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The Difficult Road of Antonio DeMarco

The Difficult Road of Antonio DeMarco Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent In losing five of his last seven bouts by decision, plus getting stopped twice by the late Edwin Valero and Adrien Broner in world title bouts, Antonio DeMarco has not beaten the odds against big promoters in big money […]

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Gerald Washington KOs Robert Helenius in Minnesota – Video Highlights

Gerald Washington KOs Robert Helenius in Minnesota – Video Highlights By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent  Minneapolis, Minnesota (July 15th, 2019)– For eight rounds on Saturday, July 13, 2019, at the Minneapolis Armory, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, heavyweights Gerald Washington and Robert Helenius stood in front of each other jabbing in slow motion. […]

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Pernell ‘Sweet Pea’ Whitaker Killed Crossing A Virginia Beach Street

Pernell Whitaker

Pernell ‘Sweet Pea’ Whitaker Crossing A Virginia Beach Street Norfolk native and 1985 Olympic boxing gold medalist Pernell “Sweet Pea” Whitaker was hit and killed at a busy and dangerous Virginia Beach, Virginia traffic intersection, according to what police told ABC local television channel 13News Now. The accident happened just after 10 p.m. on Sunday […]

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REAL COMBAT MEDIA UK: Daniel Dubois KOs Nathan Gorman & Joe Joyce Decisions Jennings

Dubois Kos Gorman

British Heavyweight Action! Dubois Kayos Gorman, Joyce Decisions Jennings By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Greenwich, UK (13th of July, 2019)–Both former world heavyweight champion David Haye and promoter Frank Warren felt Daniel ‘Dynamite’ Dubois was fantastic in the main event at 02 Arena in Greenwich, United Kingdom, on Saturday evening, July […]

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Ryota Murata Upsets Rob Brant in Rematch, Regains WBA Middleweight Title in Osaka – Video Highlights

Murata vs. Brant

Ryota Murata Upsets Brant in Rematch, Regains WBA Middleweight Title in Osaka By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent *Photo Credit: Mikey Williams, Top Rank Osaka, Japan (July 13th, 2019)– A rematch is an unlikely scenario to regain a world title in boxing, and usually serves as a miserable excuse to sell tickets. […]

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Shoulder Injury Ends Ex-Champ Samuel Peter’s Career in Saudi Arabia

Shoulder Injury Ends Ex-Champ Samuel Peter’s Career in Saudi Arabia By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent *Photo Credit: Dave Pinegar, Sun.co.uk  King Abdullah Sports City, Saudi Arabia (July 13th, 2019)– In a bout marred by Peter fouling by swinging wildly, hitting behind the head and below the belt, Peter, now 38-8 with […]

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No Respect! 1-6 Super Middleweight Jermaine Corley Outpoints Roberto Duran Jr.

Jermaine Corley

No Respect! 1-6 Super Middleweight Jermaine Corley Outpoints Roberto Duran Jr. By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Unheralded 1-6 super middleweight Jermaine Corley of Concord, North Carolina, has scored a minor upset and played the role of spoiler. In The grand tradition of cartoon character Wile E. Coyote, at Resorts World Casino […]

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RCM HISTORICAL BOXING: Kelly Pavlik vs. Paul Williams Mystery Middleweight Fight That Never Was

Kelly Pavlik & Paul Williams

Kelly Pavlik vs. Paul Williams Mystery Middleweight Fight That Never Was *Photo Credit: Joe Makse, Plain Dealer Reporter Photo By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Rare is the old pugilistic photograph which will inspire intense thought and creative analysis for advanced interpretation. However, such was the case recently when this reporter came […]

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Cleveland Boxer Raul Torres is Convicted of Drug Money Laundering & Rooster Cockfighting

Cleveland Boxer Raul Torres is Convicted of Drug Money Laundering & Rooster Cockfighting *Photo Credit: Boxingscene.com By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Cleveland, OH (July 7th, 2019)– Cleveland, Ohio’s colorful junior welterweight Raul Torres, 56, who runs a boxing gym on West 32nd Street in Cleveland, has been convicted of drug money […]

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Fall and Rise of Erickson ‘Hammer’ Lubin

Erickson Lubin

Fall and Rise of Erickson ‘Hammer’ Lubin Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent 21-1 super welterweight southpaw Erickson Lubin of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, has one loss to his name, a first-round TKO loss to Jermell Charlo in a World Boxing Council World Super Welterweight title bout in October 2017 at Barclays […]

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Andrade vs. Canelo Next on the Radar for DAZN?

Andrade vs. Canelo Next on the Radar? By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Southpaw 28-0 World Boxing Organization World Middleweight champion Demetrius ‘Boo-Boo’ Andrade, by virtue of winning his sixth consecutive world title fight this past weekend, a 12 round unanimous decision over 28-1 challenger Maciej Sulecki in his hometownProvidence, Rhode Island, […]

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Hart to Heart: What’s Next For Hard Working Jesse Hart at 175 Pounds?

Jesse Hart Defeats Sullivan Barrera

Hart to Heart: What’s Next For Hard Working Jesse Hart at 175 Pounds? By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Super middleweight contender turned light heavyweight contender 26-2 Jesse ‘Hard Work’ Hart of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, has transitioned from 168 to 175 pounds with his recent 10 round unanimous decision win over perennial Cuban […]

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CAN MANNY PACQUIAO DEFEAT KEITH THURMAN?

Thurman vs. Pacquiao

CAN MANNY PACQUIAO DEFEAT KEITH THURMAN? By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent It will be welterweight champion versus welterweight champion on Saturday night, July 20, 2019, when Manny ‘Pacman’ Pacquiao faces Keith ‘One Time’ Thurman for the bragging rights of the welterweight division. The winner might get to fight Errol Spence Jr., […]

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Heavyweight Joey Dawejko’s Last Shot Opportunity

Heavyweight Joey Dawejko’s Last Shot Opportunity Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent *Photo Credit: Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Once upon a time, Greg Page was rumored to have decked Mike Tyson in sparring practice. More recently, Anthony Joshua was rumored to have been decked by sparring partner Joey Dawejko in […]

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Comeback Struggle of El Chacal, Guillermo Rigondeaux

Guillermo Rigondeaux wins

Comeback Struggle of El Chacal, Guillermo Rigondeaux By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent At age 38, Cuban super bantamweight southpaw Guillermo ‘El Chacal’ Rigondeaux (The Jackal) was lucky to stop opponent Julio Ceja at 2:59 of the eighth round in a World Boxing Council elimination bout at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino […]

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The Politics of Steve USS Cunningham

Steve Cunningham

The Politics of Steve USS Cunningham Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Steve ‘USS’ Cunningham may be in the gym, training, and also training young up and coming fighters. Steve Cunningham, the former world cruiserweight champion, might like to have one or two more fights. Like Randall Bailey, the politics of […]

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Joshua, Never Underestimate Your Opponent, Ringside Lessons of a Lifetime

Joshua, Never Underestimate Your Opponent, Ringside Lessons of a Lifetime Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent When ‘The Bayonne Bleeder’, bar-room brawler and liquor salesman Chuck Wepner, decked Muhammad Ali in the ninth round of their March 1975 World Heavyweight title bout in Richfield Coliseum in Richfield, Ohio, the boxing establishment, […]

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Tyson Fury Utter Destroys Tom Schwarz in Two in Las Vegas – Video Highlights

Las Vegas Destruction! Tyson Fury Utter Destroys Tom Schwarz in Two By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Las Vegas, NV (June 16th, 2019)–Undefeated 6’9” linear World Heavyweight champion Tyson Fury is the complete package. At the MGM Grand’s Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, in the main event on Saturday evening, […]

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ZAB JUDAH RELEASED FROM HOSPITAL AFTER A BRAIN BLEED

ZAB JUDAH RELEASED FROM HOSPITAL AFTER A BRAIN BLEED By Robert Brizel, head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent *Photo Credit: Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Las Vegas, NV (June 11th, 2019)– Referee Charlie Fitch got it right Friday night, June 7, 2019, in the welterweight main event at Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, New […]

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The World According to Anthony Joshua After Ruiz Fact, With Lennox Lewis

The World According to Anthony Joshua After Ruiz Fact, With Lennox Lewis Reply Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent In this self-made Anthony Joshua video, several weeks after losing his world heavyweight title to Andy Ruiz Jr., Joshua emphasizes losing is all part of the game, like chess, like PlayStation. This […]

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What A Show! Duerr and Pinchuk in Wild Battle 10 Round WBC Draw in Detroit

  What A Show! Duerr and Pinchuk in Wild Battle 10 Round WBC Draw in Detroit By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Detroit, Michigan (June 9th, 2019)– In a ten round nonstop action toe-to-toe thriller which emerged as perhaps the best bout ever staged in the career of promoter Carlos Llinas and […]

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Duerr vs. Pinchuk for WBC USNBC Title on Carlos llinas Detroit MotorCity Casino Card

Duerr vs. Pinchuk for WBC USNBC Title on Carlos llinas Detroit MotorCity Casino Card By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Promoter Carlos Llinas and Carlos Llinas Productions will present an exciting ten bout cards of professional boxing entitled Night of Knockouts XVI, on Friday evening, June 7, 2019, at Sound Board Theater, […]

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One of Most Exciting Rounds Ever: A Critical Analysis of Round Three Ruiz vs. Joshua

One of Most Exciting Rounds Ever: A Critical Analysis of Round Three Ruiz vs. Joshua By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent New World Heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr., who looks more like a cartoon character out of Marvel Comics or D.C. Comics, rather than a dangerous heavyweight contender, surely proved last week […]

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