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Brizel on Breazeale, the Next Heavyweight Challenge for Anthony Joshua

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  Brizel on Breazeale, the Next Heavyweight Challenge for Anthony Joshua Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   From college quarterback at the University of Northern Colorado, to the number one ranked amateur super heavyweight, to 17-0 heavyweight contender. Now Dominic Breazeale, 6’ 7” and 230 pounds, will fight 16-0 Anthony […]

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Super Fighter versus Fighter in Pro Boxing: What is the Distinction?

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  Super Fighter versus Fighter in Pro Boxing: What is the Distinction? Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   In sports history past and present, many professional boxers, as well as many professional athletes, would be considered stars. Everybody from Joe Louis to Rocky Marciano in boxing, from Mickey Mantle to […]

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Donald Trump to Iron Mike Tyson Republican Connection

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Boxing Secrets: The Donald Trump to Iron Mike Tyson Republican Connection By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent New York, NY (March 20th, 2016)– As the presidential campaign year raps up, Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, Governor John Kasich, Senator Rafael ‘Ted’ Cruz, Hillary Clinton, Senator Bernie Sanders, and Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland […]

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Some Matchups for Top Heavyweights Becoming More and More of a Joke By Robert Brizel

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    Some Matchups for Top Heavyweights Becoming More and More of a Joke  Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Correspondent Many top heavyweights have managers and promoters which can move them, in advance of the big money fights. The art of the heavyweight tune up be told, many of these matchups really […]

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Kassim Ouma in Failed Comeback of the Month, Still Running From the Law

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  Kassim Ouma in Failed Comeback of the Month, Still Running From the Law By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent  New York, NY (December 2, 2015)–Kassim ‘The Dream’ Ouma is dreaming no more. The former Internaitonalk Boxing Federation World Super Welterweight champion will turn 37 years old on December 12. Having failed […]

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Why The Negotiations Between Canelo Alvarez And Gennady Golovkin Will Determine The Future Of Boxing

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Why the negotiations between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin will determine the future of boxing By George A. Dampeer, Real Combat Media DE/DC Boxing Correspondent The 25 year old Mexican superstar, Saul Canelo Alvarez defeated Puerto Rican rival Miguel Cotto this past weekend by unanimous that was announced to have locked in at least 900,000 […]

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Miguel Cotto’s Fantastic Footwork Sparkled Even in Defeat to Canelo, Scoring Unfair

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  Miguel Cotto’s Fantastic Footwork Sparkled Even in Defeat to Canelo, Scoring Unfair Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   While Miguel Cotto did give away ten years in age and lose a unanimous decision to Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez in Las Vegas Saturday night on HBO, Cotto did demonstrate something in […]

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Canelo Will Win: Why Cotto vs. Canelo Will Not Be a Close Fight By Robert Brizel

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    Canelo Wins: Why Alvarez versus Cotto Will Not Be a Close Fight Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent  *Photo Credit: Victor Garcia, Real Combat Media Las Vegas, NV (November 21, 2015)– At 45-1-1 with 32 knockouts, Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez of Mexico is considered to be the best pro boxer […]

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The Rise and Fall of The Beast, Baltimore Middleweight Jessie Nicklow

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  The Rise and Fall of The Beast, Baltimore Middleweight Jessie Nicklow Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent In January 2016, the career of Baltimore, Maryland middleweight and super middleweight Jessie ‘The Beast’ Nicklow will have spanned 36 professional bouts at age 28, which represents hard core experience. Despite being a […]

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The Hungry Heavyweight Prospects & Contenders of 2016

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The Hungry Heavyweight Prospects of 2016 By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent The defense by Wladimir Klitschko of his World Heavyweight title (WBA-WBO-IBF-IBO) versus Tyson Fury approaches on November 28, 2015, at ESPRIT Arena in Dusseldorf, Germany. This leaves one remaining question: when the dust settles, who are the remaining hungry heavyweights? […]

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Vincent Feigenbutz, Robert Brizel’s Most Improved Fighter of the Month, Youngest German Champ Ever

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Vincent Feigenbutz, Robert Brizel’s Most Improved Fighter of the Month, Youngest German Champ Ever By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Super middleweight Vincent Feigenbutz is the pick for most improved professional fighter of the month in any category of competition, boxing and MMA. Since turning professional in December 2011, Feigenbutz has compiled […]

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Say a Prayer for Prichard Colon & Updates

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Say a Prayer for Prichard Colon By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent How many rabbit punches should a foul-minded fighter be allowed to get away with. The super welterweight prospects bout between 14-0 Terrel Williams of Los Angeles, California, and 16-0 Prichard Colon, a Puerto Rican fighting out of Maitland, Florida, raised […]

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Boxing and MMA Fine Line After Nevada: Is Fantasy Sports Betting Gambling or Not?

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Boxing and MMA Fine Line After Nevada: Is Fantasy Sports Betting Gambling or Not? By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent The following editorial is the view of the author and not Real Combat Media The professional sports of boxing and Mixed Martial Arts, like other sports, are within the realm of fantasy […]

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Heavyweight Bert Cooper versus 42-0 Bare Knuckles Champ Joe Savage, Who Won?

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      Heavyweight Bert Cooper versus 42-0 Bare Knuckles Champ Joe Savage, Who Won?   By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent On April 22, 1994, at Civic Arena in Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada, former number one heavyweight contender Smokin’ Bert Cooper, a two time heavyweight world title challenger, was matched against […]

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REAL COMBAT MEDIA WEEKLY BOXING REPORT – “Split Decision Edition“ (September 18th, 2015)

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    REAL COMBAT MEDIA WEEKLY BOXING REPORT – “Split Decision Edition“ By Zo Crooks,Real Combat Media Chicago Boxing Correspondent Welcome to another weekly edition of the Real Combat Media Boxing Weekly Report “Split Decision Edition”.   We have a lot to cover this week! Did Floyd “Money” Mayweather make his final appearance against Andre Berto? […]

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Do Floyd Mayweather’s Vitamin and Saline Injections Mask The Truth? An Editorial

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    Do Floyd’s Vitamin and Saline Injections Mask The Truth? An Editorial Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent *Photo Credit: Mark J. Rebilas- USA Today   The below views do not represent Real Combat Media. No wrongdoing on Floyd Mayweather’s part is alleged. The author questions whose anti-doping authority governs. […]

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Ward Should Back Up His Words On Fighting The Best By Fighting Kovalev

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  Ward has to back up his words on fighting the best by fighting Kovalev Editorial By George A. Dampeer, Real Combat Media Washington DC/DE Boxing Correspondent Las Vegas, NV (July 26, 2015)– Last Saturday night, Sergey Kovalev, as expected, made easy three round work of Nadjib Mohammedi. The difference in class was noticed immediately […]

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Three Reasons Why The Magic Man Could Beat Danny Garcia Next Weekend

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  Three Reasons Why The Magic Man Could Beat Danny Garcia Next Weekend Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent *Photo Credit: Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media After a year of inactivity, most experts have written off Paulie Malignaggi’s ring appearance in the 12 round welterweight main event at Barclays Center next […]

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Jack Bodell to David Price Connection: British Heavyweights Who Fell Short

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  Jack Bodell to David Price Connection: British Heavyweights Who Fell Short Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent For a brief moment, southpaw heavyweight Jack Bowell was a British heavyweight who seemed well on his way to going places. Bodell had decisioned Joe Bugner in September 1971 to win the Commonwealth […]

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Errol “The Truth” Spence Jr. – Is Da Truth

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Errol “The Truth” Spence Jr. – Is Da Truth By Zo Crooks,Real Combat Media Chicago Boxing Correspondent *Photo Credit: Zo Crooks, Real Combat Media Las Vegas, NV (June 18th, 2015)– The Truth is something that is correct in accordance to reality.  They say that, “The Truth hurts sometime but it’s good for you”!  All in […]

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Understanding James Kirkland, Mandingo Fought Canelo Without A Wolfe of a Chance

Understanding James Kirkland, Mandingo Fought Canelo Without A Wolfe of a Chance By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Most boxing fans like James Kirkland. The mystery with James Kirkland is not knowing which James Kirkland will show up to fight. Thus far, the Ann Wolfe version of James Kirkland is undefeated. The […]

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Fight of the Century -REFUND ???

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  Fight of the Century -REFUND Editorial By George A. Dampeer, RCM Washington DC Boxing Correspondent Las Vegas, NV (May 4th, 2015)– It started out with technical problems due to an overload of pay per view buys, for others it was having the fight viewed on multiple TVs in the home. The subtle problem slowing […]

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“May-a-veli The Don Skilluminati: The 7 Day Theory” “Day One – Blasphemy”

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 “May-a-veli The Don Skilluminati: The 7 Day Theory” “Day One – Blasphemy” Editorial By Zo Crooks, RCM Chicago Boxing Correspondent Chicago, IL (April 29th, 2015)– Just a few days ago ESPN aired a full half hour of Outside The Lines dedicated to illustrating Floyd “Money” Mayweather as a habitual criminial that has yet to […]

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HBO MAYWEATHER VS. PACQUIAO AT LAST EPISODE & WRITTEN REVIEW

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  A side HBO: Why “At last” already tops Showtime’s “Inside Mayweather/ Pacquiao” 4 episode series Editorial By George A. Dampeer, RCM Washington DC Boxing Correspondent Showtime made an early release of the first episode “Inside Mayweather/ Pacquiao” on Friday. This came as a relief for many fans including myself because this gives the chance […]

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Bob Arum and Teddy Atlas Rant! Bad Decisions Are Ruining Boxing

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  Bob Arum and Teddy Atlas Rant! Bad Decisions Are Ruining Boxing By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent This past weekend, Timothy Bradley clearly wins a 12 round decision over Diego Gabriel Chaves. Tyson Cave clearly wins a 12 round decision over Oscar Escandon for the interim WBA World Super Bantamweight title. […]

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FORMER BOXING WORLD CHAMPION IRAN BARKLEY TRIES TO MAKE A COMEBACK AT AGE 54

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  Iran Barkley Begs The Question: Should Older Financially Destitute Former Champions Fight Again? By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent *Photo Credit: Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Brooklyn, NY (October 2, 2014)– Former world middleweight, super middleweight and light heavyweight champion Iran ‘The Blade’ Barkley is hard at work in Gleason’s Gym […]

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JAMES LOPEZ BREAKS DOWN THE SHAWN PORTER & KELL BROOK RANDOM DRUG TEST SITUATION – EPISODE #1

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  JAMES LOPEZ BREAKS DOWN THE SHAWN PORTER & KELL BROOK RANDOM DRUG TEST SITUATION – EPISODE #1 By James Lopez, RCM LA Boxing Correspondent This video gives a behind the scenes look on how both parties dealt with random drug testing implemented in the fight. This also describes why people grew suspicious of Shawn Porter’s […]

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The Rise or the Realization of the Effectiveness of Judo in MMA?

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      The Rise or the Realization of the Effectiveness of Judo in MMA?  By Syl Peterkin, RCM Boxing, MMA & Jiujitsu Correspondent   No Competitive Judo Fighter in the Beginning With the 1990’s resurgence of Mixed Martial Arts many enthusiasts have flocked towards the martial arts styles of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai. […]

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Why Fighters Don’t Need a Positive Drug Test to Be Accused or Convicted of PEDs

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  Why Fighters Don’t Need a Positive Drug Test to Be Accused or Convicted of PEDs  By, James Lopez, RCM LA Boxing Correspondent There has been a misconception in the boxing world, that if one does not test positive for PEDs they cannot be proven guilty. This could not be further from the truth. One of […]

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RCM HISTORICAL BOXING: Boxing Book Review World Exclusive: Tommy The Duke Morrison 1996-2006 My Darkest Yea...

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        Boxing Book Review World Exclusive: Tommy The Duke Morrison 1996-2006 My Darkest Years Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head RCM Boxing Correspondent With encouragement from Trisha ‘The Duchess’ Morrison, Real Combat Media presents an international exclusive, the first book review in a three part series of the writings of the late former […]

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Random Drug Testing Rising in Boxing

    Random Drug Testing Rising in Boxing By James Lopez, RCM LA Boxing Correspondent Los, Angeles, CA (August 1st, 2014)– The boxing culture has changed throughout the years regarding random drug testing. USADA and VADA have been more involved in high profile fights. The reason being is plenty of fighters, promoters, and fans are striving […]

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Why The NYSAC New Ambulance Rule 2014-3 Doesn’t Go Far Enough

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    Why The NYSAC New Ambulance Rule 2014-3 Doesn’t Go Far Enough By Robert Brizel, Head RCM Boxing Correspondent New York, NY(July 31st, 2014)– During the next several months, this writer will be taking a hard look at the new rules of the New York State Athletic Commission as pertain to official boxing events. With […]

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Unprofessional Timekeeping Bungle Highlights GGG Bout With Daniel Geale, Video Highlights & Post Press...

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    Unprofessional Timekeeping Bungle Highlights GGG Bout With Daniel Geale Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head RCM Boxing Correspondent Readers Note: This is the opinion and observation of Robert Brizel, not necessarily the opinion of  Real Combat Media.  New York, NY (July 28th, 2014)– The New York State Boxing Commission should take a hard look […]

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Guillermo Rigondeaux and the Truth about HBO

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    Guillermo Rigondeaux and the Truth about HBO Editorial By James Lopez, RCM LA Boxing Correspondent Guillermo Rigondeux regarded as one of the best pound for pound boxers in the world today, has been heavily criticized by the media. After Rigondeaux dominated Nonito Donaire who was widely regarded as the 3rd best fighter in […]

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Germany Wins World Cup 1-0, Wladimir Klitschko Faces A Cobra’s Venom in Hamburg

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    Germany Wins World Cup 1-0, Wladimir Klitschko Faces A Cobra’s Venom in Hamburg By Robert Brizel, Head RCM Boxing Correspondent   Germany has made its statement, winning the 2014 World Cup in Brazil by defeating Argentina 1-0.   Wladimir Klitschko is 38 years old, and will defend his share of the world heavyweight […]

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Judging Saul “Canelo” Alvarez vs Erislandy Lara

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      Judging Saul “Canelo” Alvarez vs Erislandy Lara By James Lopez, RCM Boxing Correspondent Las Vegas, NV (June 13th, 2013)– Saul “Canelo” Alvarez vs Erislandy “The American Dream” Lara was a very close affair. Dave Moretti scored the bout 115-113 for Lara. Jerry Roth scored the bout 115-113 for Alvarez. The third official […]

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Canadian Michael Griffin, Martinez-Cotto Referee, First Appearance in New York

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    Canadian Michael Griffin, Martinez-Cotto Referee, First Appearance in New York By Robert Brizel, Head RCM Boxing Correspondent The New York State Athletic Commission could have and perhaps should have picked anybody from the New York Metropolitan area best of the best known referees, from Harvey Dock to Steve Smoger, from Benjy Esteves Jr. […]

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Robert Brizel’s 3 Dumbest Boxing Fights of the Week

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  Robert Brizel’s 3 Dumbest Fights of the Week By Robert Brizel, Head RCM Boxing Correspondent Dumb Fight Number One: Sander Silgado versus Rakhim Chakhkiev In a no-win situation, Silgado broke contract with Havoc Boxing and took a fight in Moscow, Russia, fifteen pounds over his cruiserweight limit, losing to RakhimChakhkiev in 12 rounds, and […]

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Tony Ayala Jr. is Free and Back in the Gym

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    When Only Tears Remain: Tony Ayala Jr. is Free and Back in the Gym By Robert Brizel, Head RCM Boxing Correspondent On April 10, 2014, Tony Ayala Sr. passed away from diabetes. On April 16, 2014, Tony Ayala Jr. was allowed to attend the funeral of his father, noted boxing trainer Tony Ayala Sr. […]

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Hopkins vs. Shumenov Horror: Bad Judging Is Ruining Professional Boxing

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  Hopkins vs. Shumenov Horror: Bad Judging Is Ruining Professional Boxing By Robert Brizel, Head RCM Boxing Correspondent Washington DC (April 21st, 2014)– Bad judging is as old as time in professional boxing. When Gentleman Jim Corbett knocked out John L. Sullivan to win the World Heavyweight championship under the Marquis de Queensbury rules, even […]

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Notable Boxing Comebacks and Failures of April 2014

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    Notable Boxing Comebacks and Failures of April 2014 By Robert Brizel, Head RCM Boxing Correspondent  Moscow, Russia (April 18th, 2014)–Happy happy Easter holiday 2014 to all boxing fans around the world. The month of April 2014 was a month of triumph and tragedy around the world. Some of the results are worth a second […]

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Manny Pacquiao vs. Floyd Mayweather is possibility again for 2014

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  Pacquiao Venganza! With Win Over Bradley, Floyd Mayweather Jr. Mega Fight is Back on 2014 Radar Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head RCM Boxing Correspondent Moscow, Russia (April 14th, 2014)–Venganza means revenge in Spanish, and Manny Pacquiao has achieved it. At age 35, southpaw Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines is back at the top of […]

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