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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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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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Why Referee Michael Griffin Ruled Anthony Joshua Unable to Continue

Why Referee Michael Griffin Ruled Anthony Joshua Unable to Continue By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent *Photo Credit: Daily Express UK Neutral referee Michael Griffin did not ask Anthony Joshua to take a few steps forward. In an already sunken ship like a bad monopoly game, World Heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua did […]

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Top 20 WBC USNBC Welterweight Champion Anthony Young Rises: Juice Is On The Loose

Top 20 WBC USNBC Welterweight Champion Anthony Young Rises: Juice Is On The Loose By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent *Photo Credit: Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Welterweight contender Anthony ‘Juice’ Young got it correct when he stated after defeating former world champion Sadam Ali that Ali was no longer the same […]

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Tattoo Latino Mike Tyson! Argentine Heavyweight Champion Gonzalo Omar Basile

Tattoo Latino Mike Tyson! Argentine Heavyweight Champion Gonzalo Omar Basile By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Newly crowned South American Heavyweight champion Gonzalo Omar ‘El Paton’,Basile, of Buenos Aires, Argentina, a veteran of 86 professional bouts at age 45, is truly the king of the ‘B’ heavyweight fighters. His tattooed face makes […]

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The Middleweight Eraser of UFC, Paulo Costa

The Middleweight Eraser of UFC, Paulo Costa By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media MMA Correspondent His record of 12 wins includes 11 knockouts and one submission, with all opponents being ‘erased’ within the distance. Costa fights for Champion Team, Team Rubens Dorea, and the Caveirinha Jiu-Jitsu Family. Paulo Costa debuted in the UFC in 2017, […]

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The Highs and the Lows of Lateef Kayode’s Boxing Career

The Highs and the Lows of Lateef Kayode’s Boxing Career Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent He was once undefeated in his first 23 pro bouts, a Freddie Roach protégé, and a legitimate world ranked challenger for both the world cruiserweight and world heavyweight titles. A loser of his last four […]

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Era of The Monster Heavyweights

Era of The Monster Heavyweights Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Joe Louis, even with 25 world title defenses, would be out of place in the current era of the super heavyweight monster heavyweight. Primo Carnera, Jess Willard, Nicolay Valuev and Mike White were considered talented boxing odd oddities. Recent results […]

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No Detroit Love Lost for J’Leon Love & David Benavidez on March 16

  No Detroit Love Lost for J’Leon Love & David Benavidez on March 16 By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent The best bout on USA Fox at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, on Saturday evening, March 16, 2019, could be the preliminary bout to the Errol Spence Jr. versus Mikey Garcia WBC […]

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Agit Kabayel vs. Tom Schwarz: Ultimate 2019 German Heavyweight Showdown

German Heavyweight Showdown

Kabayel vs. Schwarz: Ultimate 2019 German Heavyweight Showdown By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Two of Germany’s top heavyweight prospects have risen to the worldwide top 15, but both remain untested at the elite level. Perhaps the ultimate super fight challenge will be to fight each other for a version of the […]

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Dr. Mario Yagobi and Boxing 360’s Million Dollar Mistake

Dr. Mario Yagobi and Boxing 360’s Million Dollar Mistake Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent *Photo Credit: Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media In 2009, Dr. Mario Yagobi founded Boxing 360 in New York City, with former New York State Athletic Commissioner right-hand as his right hand man. Together, the two put […]

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June 1 Garden Humdinger: Is It Joshua or Miller Time?

June 1 Garden Humdinger: Is it Joshua or Miller Time? Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent The mainstream verbal expression “It’s Miller Time!” is most commonly associated with the act of consuming Miller Beer. However, in colloquial English, “It’s Miller Time” implies “It’s time to call it a day, lighten up […]

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Saul Farah, The Fenix Assassin From Bolivia

Saul Farah, The Fenix Assassin By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent 93 bout Bolivian heavyweight journeyman Saul Farah is known as ‘El Fenix Asesino’. Turning pro in 2004, Farah’s 15-year boxing record is 67 wins, 23 losses, and four draws, with 58 knockouts. He will fight anyone anywhere anyplace anytime at a […]

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Unreal True Story! The Boxing Trainer Who Walked Out of His Own Grave

Unreal True Story! The Boxing Trainer Who Walked Out of His Own Grave By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent *Photo Credit: Ramon Sosa & Daily Mail Houston, Texas welterweight boxer turned gym owner and boxing coach Ramon Sosa is lucky to be alive. He walked out of his own grave. Mr. Sosa’s […]

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Why MMA Legend Iceman Chuck Liddell Should Never Be Allowed To Fight Again

  Why MMA Legend Iceman Chuck Liddell Should Never Be Allowed To Fight Again Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Mixed Martial Artist Chuck Liddell, who is 48 years old, is a former UFC Light Heavyweight champion. Why, after being out of the MMA ring for over eight years, would Liddell […]

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Three Best WBC Diamond Heavyweight Elite Dream Fights for Marco Huck

Three Best WBC Diamond Heavyweight Elite Dream Fights for Marco Huck Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Former WBO and IBO World Cruiserweight champion Marco Huck, sometimes called ‘Captain Huck’, is 34 years old and is now campaigning at heavyweight. This past June 2018, Huck stopped (40-4) Yakup Saglam in the […]

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Rise and Fall of Paul Williams Protégé Justin DeLoach

Rise and Fall of Paul Williams Protégé Justin DeLoach Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Several years ago, former World Welterweight champion Paul Williams transitioned from partially paralyzed athlete into boxing trainer. Williams was working with the then world ranked junior middleweight Justin DeLoach of Augusta, Georgia. DeLoach had beaten three […]

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Robert Brizel’s Take On Curtis Harper’s Ring Walkout in Minneapolis

Who Let The Dogs Out? My Take On Curtis Harper’s Ring Walkout in Minneapolis By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent On August 24, 2018, 13-5 Florida journeyman heavyweight Curtis Harper, who once went the eighty round distance with Chris Arreola, walked out of the ring only one second into his six round […]

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Possible Super Fights & Super Fights on The Horizon

  Possible Super Fights & Super Fights on The Horizon By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Here are the definite and could be super fights on the horizon in 2018. One: Eleider Alvarez versus Adonis Stevenson In knocking down Sergey Kovalev three times in round seven, Eleider Alvarez, 34, 24-0 with 12 […]

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Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un: Could Handshake of Peace Bring Boxing to North Korea?

Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un: Could Handshake of Peace Bring Boxing to North Korea? Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent United States President Donald Trump and North Korea leader Kim Jong Un have shaken hands, as the summit of peace is now underway in Singapore. A more relevant sports question […]

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The Hexecutioner, Amazing Hekkie Budler

The Hexecutioner, Amazing Hekkie Budler Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent *Photo credit Naoki Fukuda The nickname ‘The Hexecutioner’ can never be overlooked. Hekkie Budler of Johannesburg, South Africa, is the unquestionable king of the minimum weight and light flyweight boxers. Budler has fought the best of the best in these […]

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Rise and Fall of Light Heavyweight Braimah Kamoko (Bukom Bantu)

  Rise and Fall of Light Heavyweight Braimah Kamoko (Bukom Bantu) Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   He was once 29-0, and world light heavyweight title shots were available. For Braimah Kamoko, also known as Bukom Bantu, of Accra, Ghana, a bright shining star, the world plummeted into an abyss. […]

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Robert Helenius Has A Difficult Time With A Journeyman With 15 Losses In Estonia

  Fading Heavyweight Contender Robert Helenius Goes Life and Death with 15 Loss Journeyman By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Estonia (March 22, 2018)– Former European Heavyweight champion and heavyweight contender Robert ‘The Nordic Nightmare’ Helenius of Finland, whose 26-2 record is scarred with two losses in the past 23 months, […]

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Cruiserweight Willis ‘The Prophet’ Lockett is Mr. Lucky

  Cruiserweight Willis ‘The Prophet’ Lockett is Mr. Lucky Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   With a career pro record of 16-22-6 with five knockouts and two no contests, Willis ‘The Prophet’ Lockett is nobody’s candidate to win a world title. Yet, the Tacoma Park, Maryland native, who turned pro […]

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Kermit Cintron vs. Antonio Margarito III Possibility is a Bye-Bye Cinderella Swan Song

  Kermit Cintron vs. Antonio Margarito III Possibility is a Bye-Bye Cinderella Swan Song Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Facebook contained a message recently, posted by former world welterweight champion Kermit Cintron, promoting the idea of his next-and likely final-fight against Antonio Margarito, also known as Antonio ‘Margarcheato’ in […]

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Super Lightweight Osnel Charles – A Friend of Robert Brizel

Super Lightweight Osnel Charles, My Friend Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   The 10 bout undercard, both before and after the main event, at Showboat Atlantic City on Saturday evening, February 24, 2018, was of interest only to the friends of the unknown fighters who fought the undercard bouts. Within […]

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Thomas LaManna vs. Zab Judah in 2018 Would Be An Interesting WBC Match

  Thomas LaManna vs. Zab Judah in 2018 Would Be An Interesting WBC Match Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Here’s an interesting bout proposal for Rising Star Promotions. Now that Thomas ‘Cornflake’ LaManna has fought to a 10 round draw with Gabriel Bracero, what next for LaManna and his […]

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Knocked Out Again: The Strange Case of Welterweight George ‘El Terrible’ Sosa

  Knocked Out Again: The Strange Case of Welterweight George ‘El Terrible’ Sosa Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   On February 17, 2018, Philadelphia welterweight veteran George ‘El Terrible’ Sosa was stopped at 2:21 of the fifth round by middleweight contender Tony Harrison at the Don Haskins Convention Center in […]

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The Strange Marketing Q of Lara and Rigondeaux

The Strange Marketing Q of Lara and Rigondeaux Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Sometimes you have a great fighter who is not a box office draw. In such a circumstance what do you do? The late World Middleweight champion Paul Pender was in such a position. He lost to […]

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Heavyweight Sons of Tommy Morrison: White Hopes or White Hypes?

  Heavyweight Sons of Tommy Morrison: White Hopes or White Hypes? Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   When Jack Johnson won the world heavyweight title at Sydney Stadium in Sydney. Australia, on December 26, 1908, the world searched desperately for the next ‘Great White Hope’. Decades later, Joe Louis was […]

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IBO Super Lightweight Champ Mohamed Mimoune, Best 140 Pounder Nobody Knows

IBO Super Lightweight Champ Mohamed Mimoune, Best 140 Pounder Nobody Knows   By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent     Former WBA and IBF World Super Lightweight champion Julius Indongo of Namibia could be next for newly crowned southpaw International Boxing Organization World Super Lightweight champion Mohamed Mimoune of Toulouse, France. Mimoune […]

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