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In Politics of Showboating and Rope-A-Dope, Tyson Fury is No Muhammad Ali

In Politics of Showboating and Rope-A-Dope, Tyson Fury is No Muhammad Ali Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Oleksandr Usyk, now the undisputed world heavyweight champion, proved he is a finer technical boxer than ‘The Gypsy King’ Tyson Fury, for the moment, which will generate interest in the contractual rematch in […]

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Why Canelo Alvarez Defeated Jaime Munguía

Why Canelo Alvarez Defeated Jaime Munguía Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez, AKA Santos Saul Alvarez Barragan, 61-2-2 with 39 knockouts, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, age 33, remains the top ranked 168 pounds super middleweight boxer in the world, having passed through the welterweight, junior middleweight, and middleweight divisions, […]

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Heavyweight Madness! Father of Champ, John Fury, in the Middle of Kingdom Arena Hell

Heavyweight Madness! Father of  Champ, John Fury, in the Middle of Kingdom Arena Hell

Heavyweight Madness! Father of Champ, John Fury, in the Middle of Kingdom Arena Hell Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Nobody knows the true extent of the work his son Tyson Fury has put in for the titular heavyweight unification bout with Oleksandr Usyk better than his papa, heavyweight boxing veteran […]

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USA Comebacks of 2024: Ortiz, Tabiti, Lundy, Hart, Rosenberger, Boone and More

USA Comebacks of 2024: Ortiz, Tabiti, Lundy, Hart, Rosenberger, Boone and More

USA Comebacks of the Moment: Ortiz, Tabiti, Lundy, Hart, Rosenberger, Boone and More By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Head Boxing Correspondent April 2024 and May 2024 has brought on some significant comeback attempts in the United States of America. While the participants may or may not be candidates to win a world or […]

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Does IBO Champ King Lyndon Arthur Have a Shot at Dmitry Bivol?

Does IBO Champ King Lyndon Arthur Have a Shot at Dmitry Bivol?

Does IBO Champ King Lyndon Arthur Have a Shot at Dmitry Bivol? Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent  ‘King’ Lyndon Arthur, who has split two bouts with Anthony Yarde, now holds the International Boxing Organization World Light Heavyweight title, perhaps the most significant titular win in the 175 pounds division for […]

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Is C-Way Real? Meet Heavyweight DaJuan Calloway, 400 Pound Boxer and MMA Fighter

Is C-Way Real? Meet Heavyweight DaJuan Calloway, 400 Pound Boxer and MMA Fighter Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent  Heavyweight prospect DaJuan ‘C-Way’ Calloway, age 31, is so big, he’s even bigger than the ringside WBF official he is standing next to in the photo. DaJuan Calloway is 7-3 as a […]

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Analyzing The High IQ Boxing Mind of Terence ‘Bud’ Crawford

Analyzing The High IQ Boxing Mind of Terence 'Bud' Crawford

Analyzing The High IQ Boxing Mind of Terence ‘Bud’ Crawford Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent After conquering both the 140 pound and 147 pounds professional boxing divisions across all major worldwide title belts-the World Boxing Council, the World Boxing Association Super title, the World Boxing Organization, and the International Boxing […]

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2023 Comeback Attempts! Melissa Hernandez at 43, Hector Camacho Jr. at 44, Aaron Pryor Jr. at 45, and 50 Year Old Ruben Galvan Lead The List

2023 Comeback Attempts! Melissa Hernandez at 43, Hector Camacho Jr. at 44, Aaron Pryor Jr. at 45, and 50 Year Old Ruben Galvan Lead The List By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent  The months of July, August and September 2023 will also note the boxing comeback attempts of some boxing names, who […]

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Robert Brizel’s Favorite Eight Knockouts of 2023

  Robert Brizel’s Favorite Eight Knockouts of 2023 Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent  Here are Real Combat Media sports reporter Robert Brizel’s favorite knockouts from January through July 2023. One thing is for sure: these outcomes left no doubt on the table.  Result One: Jaron ‘Boots’ Ennis KO 10 Roiman […]

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Tough Love and Beautiful Heart! The Loving Side of Deontay Wilder

Tough Love and Beautiful Heart! The Loving Side of Deontay Wilder Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent “Tough love” is the wording used by one of the trainers of Robert Helenius in the accompanying video. The scene in the video takes place in the Doubletree Hotel suite of Robert Helenius after […]

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Sicilian Nightmare, Heavyweight Joe Cusumano, Calls Out A.J., Gets Robert Simms Rematch Challenge

Sicilian Nightmare, Heavyweight Joe Cusumano, Calls Out A.J., Gets Robert Simms Rematch Challenge

Sicilian Nightmare, Heavyweight Joe Cusumano, Calls Out A.J., Gets Robert Simms Rematch Challenge Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Most improved heavyweight Juiseppe Angelo ‘Joe’ Cusumano, also known as ‘The Sicilian Nightmare’ and ‘The Sicilian Sandman’, has received a new immediate rematch challenge from Salita Promotions Michigan heavyweight Robert Simms. Cusumano […]

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Andy Ruiz Jr. Has A New Look & Wants A Shot at Tyson Fury

Andy Ruiz Jr. Has A New Look & Wants A Shot at Tyson Fury

Andy Ruiz Jr. Has A New Look & Wants A Shot at Tyson Fury By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Looking for better matchup opposition opportunities in the heavyweight division, former World Heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr. recently departed TGB Promotions and signing with Al Haymon’s Premier Boxing Champions. Ruiz, 35-2 with […]

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HOW A SHAM 140LB WORLD TITLE FIGHT WAS CREATED WITH ONE OF THE MOST SUSPICIOUS STOPPAGES IN BOXING HISTORY

HOW A SHAM 140LB WORLD TITLE FIGHT WAS CREATED WITH ONE OF THE MOST SUSPICIOUS STOPPAGES IN BOXING HISTORY Editorial By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Head Boxing Correspondent Las Vegas, NV (May 16th, 2023)– An extraordinarily confusing, bizarre, and mysterious chain of events began last week when World Boxing Association southpaw World Super Lightweight […]

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When David Slayed Goliath: Mendoza vs. Fundora, Robert Brizel’s Favorite KO So Far For 2023 – Video

When David Slayed Goliath: Mendoza vs. Fundora, Robert Brizel’s Favorite KO of 2023 Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent  From Nicolai Valuev to Primo Carnera to Jess Willard, from Mike White to Julius Long, tall fighters have always attracted ring curiosity. Willard beat Jack Johnson, then lose to Jack Dempsey, setting […]

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Floyd Mayweather Misses Weigh-in, Injures Hand & Has A Low Turnout in His UK Exhibition

Floyd Mayweather UK Exhibition

Floyd Mayweather Misses Weigh-in, Injures Hand & Has A Low Turnout in His UK Exhibition By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Head Boxing Correspondent “We razzle, we dazzle. I hurt my hand actually. It was when I was breaking with the hook. A lot of people don’t know. When I was breaking with the hook […]

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Whatever Happened to Showmanship in Boxing?

Whatever Happened to Showmanship in Boxing? Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent  Historically speaking, pro boxing once had it all. Marvelous Marvin Hagler. Sugar Ray Leonard. ‘Hitman’ Thomas Hearns. Roberto ‘Hands of Stone’ Duran. Muhammad Ali, ‘The Greatest’. Smokin’ Joe Frazier. ‘Iron’ Mike Tyson. Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather Jr. Sugar Ray Robinson. […]

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Everlast Responds to Terence Crawford’s Defective Gloves & Team Avanesyan Appeals

Terence Crawford Defective Gloves

Everlast Responds to Terence Crawford’s Defective Gloves & Team Avanesyan Appeals Editorial By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Head Boxing Correspondent Lincoln, Nebraska (December 16th, 2022)– Terence Crawford’s defective Everlast boxing gloves before the sixth round in his recent WBO World Welterweight titular defense against challenger David Avanesyan at the CHI Health Center in Omaha, […]

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Unfair Matchmaking, Refereeing and Judging is Ruining Pro Boxing ?

Mismatches in Boxing

Unfair Matchmaking, Refereeing and Judging is Ruining Pro Boxing ? Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent  If a second knockdown had been counted as his first one, former European Super Lightweight champion Sandor Martin would have earned a majority 10-round draw with former world champion Teofimo Lopez, instead of losing a […]

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Daniel Dubois vs. Kevin Lerena Controversial Fight Explained

Britannia Waives The Rules! Timekeeper Rang Bell 12 Seconds Early Round One Dubois-Lerena, Ref Ends Fight After Bell in Round Three, UK Waives WBA 3 Knockdown Rule Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Britannia waives the rules! That is a line from the well-known patriotic song ‘Rule Britannia’. Last Saturday’s World […]

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The Fury versus Chisora Hamburger Exhibition in Tottenham – Video

Fury vs. Chisora 3 Aftermath

The Fury versus Chisora Hamburger Exhibition in Tottenham Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent After witnessing Tyson Fury dismantling of challenger Dereck Chisora by tenth round stoppage on Saturday night, December 3, 2022, in defense of his lineal and World Boxing Council World heavyweight title, the Top Rank, ESPN+ and BT […]

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Bruecker vs. DeMoor Misfits Video Highlights – Is You Tube Celebrity Boxing a Danger to the Sport?

Is You Tube Boxing Dangerous

Bruecker vs. DeMoor Misfits Boxing is a Danger to the Sport Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent On Saturday, November 19, 2022, on the Misfits 3 boxing card at Moody Theater in Austin, Texas, the cruiserweight pro boxing bout between 2-0 MMA fighter Josh Bruecker of Detroit, Michigan, and debuting ex-college […]

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Unraveling Stevie Spark vs. Montana Love DQ Controversy by Robert Brizel

Unraveling Stevie Sparks vs. Montana Love DQ Controversy

Unraveling Stevie Sparks vs. Montana Love DQ Controversy Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Cleveland, Ohio (November 14th, 2022)– On Saturday evening, November 12, 2022, at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse, in Cleveland, Ohio, the televised DAZN main event ended in controversy when referee David Fields disqualified undefeated junior welterweight contender Montana Love, […]

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BEST THAI PRO BOXERS BY ROBERT BRIZEL

Best Thai Boxers

Response to Ken Hissner, Best Thai Pro Boxers Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent In response to my comrade in boxing, Ken Hissner of Seconds Out, this reporter proposes his list of the best professional boxers to come out of Thailand. No records are padded on this list per se. Rather, […]

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Oleksandr Usyk Says He Will Not Fight Joe Joyce

WBO Mandatory No Choice, Usyk Says He Will Not Fight Joe Joyce Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent  Kyiv, Ukraine (October 26th, 2022)– With British heavyweight contender Joe ‘Juggernaut’ Joyce scoring an impressive win over former champion Joseph Parker, Joyce has a voice. Joyce is now the mandatory World Boxing Organisation […]

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Ruiz or Usyk? Best 2023 Heavyweight Options for Deontay Wilder & Wilder’s New Music Video

Deontay Wilder's Music Video

Ruiz or Usyk? Best 2023 Heavyweight Options for Deontay Wilder By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent  Former World Boxing Council World Heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder is back in the game and the heavyweight mix with his first-round knockout of former sparring partner Robert Helenius on October 15, 2022, at Barclays Center in […]

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Deadline! Fury Gives Joshua to Midnight to Accept Big Money Super Fight

Fury vs. Joshua

Deadline! Fury Gives Joshua to Midnight to Accept Big Money Super Fight Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent  London, UK (September 1o, 2022)– Lineal and World Boxing Council World Heavyweight champion Tyson Fury and promoter Frank Warren gave Anthony ‘AJ’ Joshua the ultimate deadline, by midnight tonight, Saturday, September 10, 2022, […]

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Robert Brizel Editorial: Noteworthy Heavyweight Boxing History Crumbles

Boxing History

Noteworthy Heavyweight Boxing History Crumbles Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent  Disclaimer: *These are the opinions of Robert Brizel and not Real Combat Media or any of its members…  Sometimes it is the bout, the final bout, a sequence of bouts, or just plain a promising fighter whose career suddenly, abruptly […]

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Robert Brizel Editorial: Faces of Boxing Dark Shadows in My Subconscious Mind

Brizel & Mago

Faces of Boxing Dark Shadows in My Subconscious Mind Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent *Photo Credit: Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Every boxing reporter has thoughts and feelings, especially when it comes to the boxers of past and present. Emile Griffith had his boxing shadow with the late Benny “Kid” […]

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Old Man Winter of Middleweight Division, Erislandy Lara is the American Dream

Old Man Winter of Middleweight Division, Erislandy Lara is the American Dream Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent  Southpaw World Boxing Association World Middleweight champion Erislandy Lara, 29-3-3 with 17 knockouts, Houston, Texas, by way of Guantanamo, Cuba, has truly lived the American dream, which is why his nickname is ‘The […]

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Tyson Fury Push: Dillian Whyte Wants A Rematch Claiming Knockout Shove to the Canvas Was Illegal

Fury-Whyte Results

Tyson Fury Push: Dillian Whyte Wants A Rematch Claiming Knockout Shove to the Canvas Was Illegal By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Lennox Lewis knocked out Iron Mike Tyson with a push to the canvas at 2:25 of the eighth round at The Pyramid in Memphis, Tennessee, on June 8, 2002, in […]

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Victory in Defeat: Red Badge of Courage, The Yordenis Ugas Story

Ugas in Hospital Bed

Victory in Defeat: Red Badge of Courage, The Yordenis Ugas Story Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Sometimes a boxer can achieve a moral and personal victory in the eye of the general public and the boxing world symbolically, even in the graceful humility of defeat. Yordenis Ugas achieved something special […]

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Salita Promotions Has Otto Wallin and Jarrell Miller, 2022 The Heavyweight Wild Cards

Salita Promotions Has Otto Wallin and Jarrell Miller, 2022 The Heavyweight Wild Cards By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Promoter Dmitriy Salita and Salita Promotions has two of the most underestimated top heavyweights in the world under his banner, Jarrell ‘Big Baby’ Miller of the United States, and Otto Wallin of Sweden. […]

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