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James Kirkland is The Comeback Fighter of The Year in 2013

  James Kirkland is The Comeback Fighter of The Year in 2013 By Robert Brizel, Head RCM Boxing Correspondent I hereby nominate James Kirkland for the Real Combat Media Boxing’s comeback fighter of the year in 2013 and he also won the award in 2011. Unlike professional baseball, to the best of my knowledge professional boxing […]

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IBO World Cruiserweight Champion Ezra Sellers Dead at Age 45

  IBO World Cruiserweight Champion Ezra Sellers Dead at Age 45 By Robert Brizel, Head RCM Boxing Correspondent Former International Boxing Organization World Cruiserweight champion Ezra Sellers, who defeated Carl Thompson to win the IBO world title, has passed away due to heart failure in his native Pensacola, Florida at the age of 45. “I […]

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TOMMY MORRISON BOOK NOW AVAILABLE

TOMMY MORRISON BOOK NOW AVAILABLE Tommy’s books My Boxing Career and My Darkest Years are ready for shipping this weekend ! Books can be purchased today by logging on to: www.tommythedukemorrison.com Tommy’s words.. Tommy’s life.. Tommy’s books. All proceeds go to his two sons Trey and Kenzie. Please buy them! Thank you! Trisha for Tommy […]

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Mandingo versus Floyd, Magic Man versus Showtime Porter Dream Fights

      Mandingo versus Floyd, Magic Man versus Showtime Porter Dream Fights By Robert Brizel, Head RCM Boxing Correspondent Considering the way the rejuvenized southpaw James ‘Mandingo’ Kirkland brutally dispatched 20-0 Glen Tapia in their brief but violent light middleweight violent encounter at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City this past weekend, Mandingo versus Floyd […]

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Taps For Francisco Leal: Should He Have been Retired After the Gradovich Fight?

Taps For Francisco Leal: Should He Have been Retired After the Gradovich Fight? By Robert Brizel, Head RCM Boxing Correspondent After southpaw super bantamweight boxer Francisco ‘Frankie’ Leal was stopped in the tenth round by future world champion Evgeny Gradovich in a Texas bout in March 2012, Leal was taken to the hospital on a […]

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The Boxing Chessboard Options of Miguel Cotto and Floyd Mayweather Jr.

The Boxing Chessboard Options of Miguel Cotto and Floyd Mayweather Jr. By Robert Brizel, Head RCM Boxing Correspondent   Miguel Cotto has disposed of Delvin Rodriguez. Floyd Mayweather Jr. has defeated Saul Alvarez. The question remains: what now, and against who for both men?   Austin Trout is preparing for his light middleweight bout with Erislandy […]

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Tommy Morrison Website Under Reconstruction, Press Release Cries Foul With Nevada

Tommy Morrison Website Under Reconstruction, Press Release Cries Foul With Nevada By Robert Brizel, Head RCM Boxing Correspondent The late WBO heavyweight champion Tommy Morrison’s internet website is currently under reconstruction at www.tommymorrison.relayout.com on the internet. A press release sent out last week involving Trisha Morrison, wife of Tommy Morrison, claims the Nevada Athletic Commission […]

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Strange Case of James Page AKA Mighty Quinn, From Boxing Champion to Bank Robber

  Strange Case of James Page AKA Mighty Quinn, From Boxing Champion to Bank Robber By Robert Brizel, Head RCM Boxing Correspondent    Welterweight James Page, nicknamed ‘Mighty Quinn’, turned pro with a first round knockout of Luis Silva in December 1990. He would go on to win 25 of 28 bouts, knocking out 19 […]

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Everybody’s Worried About Oscar De La Hoya

    Everybody’s Worried About Oscar De La Hoya By Robert Brizel, Head RCM Boxing Boxing Correspondent  It has been sixteen days since the Golden Boy, Oscar De La Hoya, went public with his drug and alcohol problems and checked himself into a rehabilitation treatment facility. Alleged photographs of Oscar doing cocaine at a Las Vegas party […]

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How Carlos King Molina Could Get a Fight With Floyd Mayweather Jr.

  How Carlos King Molina Could Get a Fight With Floyd Mayweather Jr. By Robert Brizel, Head RCM Boxing Correspondent    The next big megafight for Floyd Mayweather Jr. is on the horizon for May 2014. The big fight on the horizon has emerged from the Mayweather-Alvarez battle on the undercard. Carlos ‘King’ Molina beat Ishe Smith […]

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Ken Norton Loses The Fourth Fight, Dies in Arizona at Age 70

      Ken Norton Loses The Fourth Fight, Dies in Arizona at Age 70 By Robert Brizel, Head RCM Boxing Correspondent   Ken Norton, who along with Joe Frazier fought a trilogy of fights with Muhammad Ali which are considered classics, has died at age 70. Norton suffered a series of strokes in recent years […]

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Lou DiBella and 50 Cent Are The Future of Boxing in America

Lou DiBella and 50 Cent Are The Future of Boxing in America

    Lou DiBella and 50 Cent Are The Future of Boxing in America By Robert Brizel, Head RCM Boxing Correspondent *Photo Credit: Robert Brizel  New York, NY (September 19th, 2013)–Just a short but sweet note on my ringside observations. Lou DiBella is one of the best boxing promoters in the business. 50 Cent is […]

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Here Comes Floyd, A Poem Prediction on the Eve of the Fight By Robert Brizel

  Here Comes Floyd, A Poem Prediction on the Eve of the Fight By Robert Brizel By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Correspondent   Canelo is in a halo, Floyd is in the mix. Danny Garcia by kayo in nine, Floyd by kayo in six.   Alvarez hits with a bang and a boom, […]

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Tommy Morrison Goes To Heaven, Family Duke Fight Over His Corpse is a Living Hell

    Tommy Morrison Goes To Heaven, Family Duke Fight Over His Corpse is a Living Hell By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent  New York, (September 7th, 2013)– Former WBO World Heavy weight champion Tommy ‘The Duke’ Morrison, who went public with his HIV Positive diagnosis, then went in and out of […]

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Boxing and MMA versus Football: A Pro-Union Editorial and Why

Boxing and MMA versus Football: A Pro-Union Editorial and Why

    Boxing and MMA versus Football: A Pro-Union Editorial and Why By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Reader’s Note: The views expressed are not the views of Real Combat Media.   Recently the National Football League paid 750 million dollars to settle claims by more than 4500 former NFL football players […]

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Horrendous Cheap Shot Boxing Referee Clip Shows Up on YouTube

Horrendous Cheap Shot Boxing Referee Clip Shows Up on YouTube

    Horrendous Cheap Shot Boxing Referee Clip Shows Up on YouTube By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   In a new boxing clip up on YouTube, a foreign fighter is hit in the face with a cheap shot while on his knees on the canvas after getting knocked down somewhere in […]

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Rocky V Tommy The Duke Morrison versus Stallone Final Fight Scene Relived

Rocky V Tommy The Duke Morrison versus Stallone Final Fight Scene Relived

    Rocky V Tommy The Duke Morrison versus Stallone Final Fight Scene Relived By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   What better way to pay tribute to the late heavyweight Tommy ‘The Duke’ Morrison than by reliving his final street fight scene as Tommy Gunn versus Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone) in the […]

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Boxer Tommy Morrison Reportedly Dies at 44, Cause Remains Shrouded in Mystery

Boxer Tommy Morrison Reportedly Dies at 44, Cause Remains Shrouded in Mystery

    Boxer Tommy Morrison Reportedly Dies at 44, Cause Remains Shrouded in Mystery By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   New York, NY (September 2nd, 2013)– Boxing website 8 Count News and Mixed Martial Arts site MMAdirt.com posted a story by Darren Barcomb on September 2 that boxer Tommy Morrison passed away […]

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How Abner Mares Lost to Johnny Gonzalez: A Brief Look at the How

How Abner Mares Lost to Johnny Gonzalez: A Brief Look at the How

    How Abner Mares Lost to Johnny Gonzalez: A Brief Look at the How By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Of the eight International Boxing Federation, International Boxing Organization and World Boxing Council Super Bantamweight and Featherweight World title bouts Abner Mares has been in, , only one ended in […]

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Inside Source: Boxer Tommy Morrison could be 24 to 48 hours From Death

  Inside Source: Boxer Tommy Morrison could be 24 to 48 hours From Death By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Atlantic City, NJ (August 25th, 2013)– A credible reliable inside source ringside at the Bally’s Hotel and Casino boxing card on Saturday night, August 24, 2013, has stated he has been in touch with […]

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Tale of Two Chambers: Rise and Fall of Steve and Eddie Chambers

Tale of Two Chambers: Rise and Fall of Steve and Eddie Chambers

    Tale of Two Chambers: Rise and Fall of Steve and Eddie Chambers By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   A short thought to note life has been cruel of late and not particularly kind to the professional boxing careers of heavyweight contender Eddie Chambers and his brother, welterweight contender Steve Upsher […]

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Vinny Paz Razzmatazz: Boose, Cars, Strippers, Gambling, Bankruptcy, and More

Vinny Paz Razzmatazz: Boose, Cars, Strippers, Gambling, Bankruptcy, and More

    Vinny Paz Razzmatazz: Boose, Cars, Strippers, Gambling, Bankruptcy, and More By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Vinny Paz, formerly known as Vinny Pazienza, made millions during his professional career as a boxer. Between 1983 and 2004, fighting between 137 and 171 pounds,  ‘The Pazmanian Devil’ compiled a ring record of […]

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Can Kermit Cintron Return to Championship Form?

Can Kermit Cintron Return to Championship Form?

  Can Kermit Cintron Return to Championship Form? By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Welterweight Kermit ‘El Asesino’ Cintron has only five wins in his last 11 fights. At age 33, with a record of 34-5-2 with 28 knockouts, Cintron is at a crossroads turning point in his career. Cintron has beaten […]

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Whatever Happened To Trevor Berbick?

Whatever Happened To Trevor Berbick?

    Whatever Happened To Trevor Berbick? By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Trevor Berbick was born on August 1, 1954, in Port Antonio, Jamaica. Berbick was 21 years old and had only 11 amateur fights when he represented Jamaica in the Montreal 1976 Olympic Games at heavyweight, losing to eventual […]

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Macho Time in Summer Zenith, Overweight Hector Camacho Jr. Wins

Macho Time in Summer Zenith, Overweight Hector Camacho Jr. Wins

    Macho Time in Summer Zenith, Overweight Hector Camacho Jr. Wins By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   New York, NY (August 10th, 2013)– It’s still ‘macho time’ in the zenith, the upper region of the sky, the point of the celestial sphere directly above the observer. Hector ‘Macho’ Camacho may […]

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Tragic Story of Hector Camacho’s Tombstone: Mom Pawned His Macho Chain

Tragic Story of Hector Camacho’s Tombstone: Mom Pawned His Macho Chain

      Tragic Story of Hector Camacho’s Tombstone: Mom Pawned His Macho Chain   By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Hector Macho Camacho is at rest. His tombstone, pictured above, is adorned with boxing gloved, and is always surrounded by fresh flowers (for now). Hector’s tombstone is a beautiful tribute. […]

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James Toney in Twilight After Winning Again in June

James Toney in Twilight After Winning Again in June

      James Toney in Twilight After Winning Again in June By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent  James ‘Lights Out’ Toney of Sherman Oaks, California, is now 44 years old, and his career is in twilight. With a career professional record of 75-8-3, with 45 knockouts, Toney’s last bout was an eight […]

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Tommy The Duke Morrison in His Own Words on Maury Povich, and What Followed

Tommy The Duke Morrison in His Own Words on Maury Povich, and What Followed

      Tommy The Duke Morrison in His Own Words on Maury Povich, and What Followed By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent When a medical test is not enough in the field of sports, sometimes the courts deal with people involved. Sometimes the person involved tell his or her own story. In […]

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Emile Griffith Dies at 75, One of Bert Sugar’s All-Time Greats

Emile Griffith Dies at 75, One of Bert Sugar’s All-Time Greats By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent   Twice during his career as a boxing writer, the late great boxing writer Bert Sugar came up with his list of the 100 greatest fighters of all-time. Emile Griffith was on both lists, and deservedly so. […]

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RCM Historical Boxing: What Ever Happened To The Good Old Days of Boxing?

RCM Historical Boxing: What Ever Happened To The Good Old Days of Boxing?

    What Ever Happened To The Good Old Days of Boxing? By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Remember Hearns and Hagler, Leonard Hearns, Leonard and Duran, and Hagler and Duran? Remember the fan man who came crashing down in the middle of the world heavyweight title bout between Riddick Bowe […]

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Pacquiao Challenges Floyd, Needs To Sign With Mayweather Promotions To Get Floyd

  Pacquiao Challenges Floyd, Needs To Sign With Mayweather Promotions To Get Floyd By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Manny Pacquiao is over the hill, and has taken one punch too many. Pacquiao has been knocked out three times, and his last knockout lost to Juan Manuel Marquez was not funny. […]

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