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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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Lethal Danny Little – Robert Brizel’s 2017 Ringer of the Year Award

Lethal Danny Little – Robert Brizel’s 2017 Ringer of the Year Award Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Twas’ the night before Christmas, but actually not. In editorial reality, it was December 21, 2017, in Birmingham, England, actually. British ringer ‘Lethal’ Danny Little, whose five-year career as a super welterweight […]

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Future of the Middleweight Division in 2018

Future of the Middleweight Division in 2018 By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Happy New Year is coming up. With that, in light of recent events and developments, the state of the middleweight division can be looked at in greater detail. Big money fights and matchups loom on the international horizon […]

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Truax, Alvarado and More! Impossible Wins! Biggest Upsets of the Month

Truax, Alvarado and More! Impossible Wins! Biggest Upsets of the Month By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent  James DeGale gets rocked in fifth round by Caleb Truax, three minute YouTube highlight: www.youtube.com/watch?v=amtl3BmAxBc  When we say upset, we mean the result was unpredictable. Some boxing results do not stand to reason. Then again, in […]

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Vasyl Lomachenko Outclasses Guillermo Rigondeaux And Makes Him Quit On His Stool – Video Highlights/Post Presser

Lomachenko Outclasses Rigondeaux in Six, Two Weight Class Differential Joke By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   New York, NY (December 10th, 2017)– At 17-0, Cuban southpaw WBA Super Bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux, age 37, lost his attempt to win the WBO World Junior Lightweight title on December 9, 2017, in Madison […]

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Requiem For A Flyweight, Lorenzo Parra

  Requiem For A Flyweight, Lorenzo Parra Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent  Nobody likes to see an image of a former world champion, washed up and getting hit repeatedly. Lorenzo Parra of Venezuela was once the undefeated World Boxing Association World Flyweight champion at 27-0. He fought in seven flyweight […]

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Oscar De La Hoya Callout of Conor McGregor: Boxing’s Latest Lunacy- Current Vegas Odds

Oscar De La Hoya Callout of Conor McGregor: Boxing’s Latest Lunacy Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Okay. Floyd Mayweather Jr. has made it to (50-0) with his tenth round stoppage of the debuting Conor McGregor, MMA champion and brave opponent in a well-promoted mega-spectacle.   Boxing champion turned boxing […]

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WBO Miguel Cotto Title Bout: Sadam Ali Gets World Kid Opportunity of a Lifetime

WBO Miguel Cotto Title Bout: Sadam Ali Gets World Kid Opportunity of a Lifetime Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Sadam ‘World Kid’ Ali of Brooklyn, New York, has received the opportunity of a lifetime. 25-1 with 14 knockouts, Sadam will fight Miguel Cotto on December 2, 2017, for Cotto’s […]

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Travis Kauffman and Charles Martin: Robert Brizel’s Most Underestimated Heavyweights Today

  Travis Kauffman and Charles Martin: Most Underestimated Heavyweights Today Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   6’5” American southpaw heavyweight Charles Martin did not have a good day when Anthony Joshua knocked him out and took his IBF World Heavyweight title in 2016. Martin has recorded two wins since then […]

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Anthony Joshua vs the World: If Wladimir Won’t Fight, Pulev, Povetkin, Ortiz, and Others Will

Anthony Joshua vs the World: If Wladimir Won’t Fight, Pulev, Povetkin, Ortiz, and Others Will By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Here ye, here ye. Dr. Wladimir Klitschko has retired, and will not be exercising the mandatory rematch clause option in his contract to fight Anthony Joshua for a share of the […]

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Mikey Garcia vs. Terence Crawford Could Be, But For Heavyweights Jarrell Miller & Luis Ortiz It’s Wait and See

Mikey Garcia vs. Terence Crawford Could Be, But For Heavyweights Jarrell Miller &  Luis Ortiz It’s Wait and See By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Teddy Atlas had a birthday. Mikey Garcia won a lopsided junior welterweight 12 round decision over Adrien Broner this past weekend and set himself for a […]

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Bright Lights From The ‘Dark’ Continent: Top 10 Boxing Greats From Africa

Bright Lights From The ‘Dark’ Continent: Boxing Greats From Africa By Jackie Edwards  Boxing is more than just strength meeting strength. It’s about agility, speed and power and making quick decisions to beat your opponent. And it’s one of the primary skill sets that a mixed martial artist can have. Boxing has never lost its popularity, […]

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Jermain Taylor in Review: Ex-Middleweight Champion Who Thinks He’s Dracula

  Jermain Taylor in Review: Ex-Middleweight Champion Who Thinks He’s Dracula By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Heavyweight Iron Mike Tyson and Middleweight Jermain Taylor are former world boxing champions who stand alone in unique category. Both are both respected for boxing ability, and infamous for biting someone. Record keep among […]

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Super Bantamweight Danger! Here Comes Oscar’s Cousin Diego ‘Golden Kid’ De La Hoya

  Super Bantamweight Danger! Here Comes Oscar’s Cousin Diego ‘Golden Kid’ De La Hoya By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   At age 22, and 19-0, Oscar De La Hoya’s cousin, ‘The Golden Kid’ Diego De La Hoya, has rapidly risen to number 14 in the world rankings. A native of Mexicali, […]

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Rigondeaux-Flores Declared No Decision, Kathy Duva Files NSAC Appeal for Kovalev-Ward

Rigondeaux-Flores Declared No Decision, Kathy Duva Files NSAC Appeal for Kovalev-Ward By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Las Vegas, NV (June 20th, 2017)– In an ongoing controversy, the Nevada State Athletic Commission has declared a No Decision in Moises Flores versus Guillermo Rigondeaux, enabling Rigondeaux to retain his World Boxing Association […]

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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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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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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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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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