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Stiverne stops Arreola in sixth to garner vacant heavyweight crown, a full ringside report

    Stiverne stops Arreola in sixth to garner vacant heavyweight crown, a full ringside report By Nick Bellafatto, RCM Boxing Correspondent-Ringside Los Angeles, CA (May 11, 2014)– A quite sparse crowd would be on hand (3,992 paid attendance) at USC’s Galen Center this evening where a visiting Bermane “B. Ware” Stiverne (24-1-1, 21 KO’s) […]

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Mayweather holds off a spirited Maidana to unify titles, while Khan, Broner, and Love emerge victorious

  Floyd holds off a spirited Maidana to unify titles, while Khan, Broner, and Love emerge victorious By Nick Bellafatto,RCM Boxing Correspondent Las Vegas, NV (May 4th, 2014)– In a spirited effort by now former WBA welterweight titlist Marcos “El Chino” Maidana (35-4, 31 KO’s) of Margarita, Santa Fe, Argentina, he would outwork pound-for-pound king […]

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MAYWEATHER VS. MAIDANA PREVIEW: Is Maidana a live underdog Cinco De Mayweather weekend?

  Is Maidana a live underdog Cinco De Mayweather weekend? By Nick Bellafatto, RCM Boxing Correspondent Las Vegas, NV (May 2, 2014)– It’s nearly Cinco De Mayo weekend which for boxing fans has become synonymous with the sport’s pound-for-pound best Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr. (45-0, 26 KO’s) taking center stage yet again at the MGM […]

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BERMANE STIVERNE — CHRIS ARREOLA INTERNATIONAL MEDIA CONFERENCE

“FIGHT FOR PEACE – HEAVYWEIGHT HISTORY”   BERMANE STIVERNE — CHRIS ARREOLA INTERNATIONAL MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL TRANSCRIPT   APRIL 22, 2014       PARTICIPANTS Bermane Stiverne Chris Arreola Dan Goossen/Goossen Tutor Promotions Camille Estephan/Eye of the Tiger Management Brian Kweder/Senior Director of Programming and Acquisitions, ESPN   Bernie Bahrmasel:  Welcome, and thanks to the media […]

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Bradley-Pacquiao II preview, vindication versus aggression renewed

  Bradley-Pacquiao II preview, vindication versus aggression renewed  By Nick Bellafatto, RCM Boxing Correspondent  Las Vegas, NV (April 12th, 2014)– Of the opinion that anywhere from a 1 to 2 point swing in either direction was an acceptable result as regards Bradley-Pacquiao the initial encounter, a thought that draws vehement disagreement as well as outright […]

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Karim Mayfield RCM Video Interview – Karim speaks about his fight with Thomas Dulorme

Q and A with undefeated Karim Mayfield ahead of Dulorme clash   By Nick Bellafatto, RCM Boxing Correspondent     Dubbed the people’s champion by hometown fans who’s hopes and aspirations he represents, I recently caught up with undefeated San Francisco, California junior welterweight  Karim “Hard Hitta” Mayfield (18-0-1, 11 KO’s), a man with a […]

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Bruno Escalante Registers First Round Kayo over Trejo

        Escalante registers first round kayo over Trejo-a full fight report By Nick Bellafatto, RCM Boxing Correspondent – Ringside Redwood City, CA (March 1st, 2014)– Newly crowned IBA junior bantamweight champion Bruno Escalante (12-1-1, 6 KO’s) fighting out of Belmont, CA wouldn’t waste much time, taking out his most experienced opponent to date […]

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REAL COMBAT MEDIA UK: Burns vs. Crawford Preview

  Burns up against it in facing a gem in Crawford By Nick Bellafatto, RCM Boxing Correspondent Glasgow, Scotland (February 27th, 2013)–Waiting for the next available opportunity to see unbeaten Terrence Crawford (22-0, 16 KO’s) in action, this Saturday March 1st is the date, the Scottish Exhibition Centre in Glasgow, Scotland the place, and current […]

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Ricardo Pinell RCM Interview

    Q & A with Ricardo Pinell, to appear on IBA champ Escalante Undercard By Nick Bellafatto, RCM Boxing Correspondent Fresh off his initial title acquisition, International Boxing Association (IBA) super flyweight champion Bruno “The Aloha Kid” Escalante (11-1-1, 5 KO’s) will see his first action of 2014, to appear as the main-event in […]

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Avila awarded gift decision and other “Golden Boy Live” results

Avila awarded gift decision and other “Golden Boy Live” results By Nick Bellafatto, RCM Boxing Correspondent- Ringside   Salinas, CA (February 18th, 2014)– Featured in the main event of this Monday night’s Golden Boy Live series coming from the Storm House in Salinas, California and telecast on Fox Sports 1 and Fox Deportes, undefeated featherweight Manuel “Tino” Avila […]

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Andy Vences Exclusive RCM Interview

Andy Vences Exclusive RCM Interview By Nick Bellafatto, RCM Boxing Correspondent This Monday February 17th the Golden Boy Live Series will find itself coming from the Storm House in Salinas, California, where on a card promoted by Hall of Famer Don Chargin in association with Paco Presents two of the areas most popular fighters will […]

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“And the new,” as Maidana in what looks to be fight of the year solves “The Problem”

      “And the new,” as Maidana in what looks to be fight of the year solves “The Problem”  By Nick Bellafatto, RCM Boxing Correspondent Houston, TX (December 15th, 2013)–I don’t know if they’re dancing in the streets of Argentina, but there’s no doubt more than a few pockets of celebration in the U.S., […]

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Broner looking to walk the walk against hard hitting Maidana

      Broner looking to walk the walk against hard hitting Maidana  By Nick Bellafatto, RCM Boxing Correspondent San Antonio, Texas (December 12th, 2013)– Billed as “Danger Zone,” to be held at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas and telecast on Showtime Championship Boxing this Saturday night, the last major bout of the most […]

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Escalante lays claim to vacant IBA title in closely contested bout

      Escalante lays claim to vacant IBA title in closely contested bout By Nick Bellafatto, RCM Boxing Correspondent- Ringside Redwood City, CA (December 8th, 2013)– Bruno “The Aloha Kid” Escalante (11-1-1, 5 KO’s) despite winning a majority decision over familiar opponent Michael Ruiz (9-4-1, 3 KO’s) by scores of 98-92 and 97-93, while judge […]

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Boxing Prospect Bruno Escalante Speaks with RCM’s Nick Bellafatto

  Chat with prospect Bruno Escalante ahead of initial title shot By Nick Bellafatto, RCM Boxing Correspondent Philippine born up and coming super flyweight Bruno “The Aloha Kid” Escalante (10-1-1, 5 KO’s) fighting out of Redwood City, California is this Saturday night looking to capture his first title at the expense of familiar Fresno opponent […]

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Ward doesn’t miss a beat after layoff, thoroughly outclasses Rodriguez

  Ward doesn’t miss a beat after layoff, thoroughly outclasses Rodriguez By Nick Bellafatto, RCM Boxing Correspondent, Ringside Oakland, California’s number two rated pound-for-pound prizefighter and reigning WBA and Ring Magazine super middleweight champion Andre “S.O.G.” Ward (27-0, 14 KO’s) didn’t miss a beat after shoulder surgery and a 14 month layoff, asserting himself in dominant […]

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S.O.G. Ward returns to reassert his dominance over up and comer Edwin Rodriguez

  S.O.G. Ward returns to reassert his dominance over up and comer Edwin Rodriguez By Nick Bellafatto, RCM Boxing Correspondent Billed as “The Return,” Oakland, California’s undefeated WBA and Ring Magazine super middleweight champion Andre S.O.G. Ward (26-0, 14 KO’s) after shoulder surgery and a fourteen-month layoff is eager to get back to business, set […]

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Golden Boy Monday Night Fight results from Redwood City, California

Monday Night Fight results from Redwood City, California  By Nick Bellafatto, RCM Boxing Correspondent- Ringside Redwood City, CA (October 29th, 2013)– Golden Boy Promotions in association with Don Chargin Productions and Paco Presents would land Monday Night Fights in Redwood City, California’s Sports House, providing many a competitive match up for the capacity crowd on hand. […]

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Marquez seeks firefight, while speed, athleticism are key for Bradley

    Marquez seeks firefight, while speed, athleticism are key for Bradley By Nick Bellafatto, RCM Boxing Correspondent, Las Vegas, NV (October 11th, 2013)– Present at the Timothy “Desert Storm” Bradley-Ruslan Provodnikov tilt, it was one of the more exciting contests I can remember covering. Exciting especially for a smattering of Provodnikof fans at the various […]

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Chavez Jr. awarded questionable decision over game Brian Vera & Video Highlights

    Chavez Jr. awarded questionable decision over game Brian Vera By Nick Bellafatto, RCM Boxing Correspondent- Ringside  Carson, CA (September 29th, 2013)– The “Son of a Legend” Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (47-1-1, 32 KO’s) of Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico would this Saturday night at Carson, California’s Stubhub Center prevail over Texan Brian Vera (23-7, 14 KO’s) […]

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Interview with “The One” undercard fighter Chris Pearson

Interview with “The One” undercard fighter Chris Pearson

  Interview with “The One” undercard fighter Chris Pearson By Nick Bellafatto, RCM Boxing Correspondent Young upstart and Al Haymon managed fighter Chris Pearson (8-0, 7 KO’s) of Trotwood, Ohio is back in the ring to face Sheridan, Arkansas opponent Josh Williams (9-5, 5 KO’s) in an eight-round middleweight contest. This on the undercard of […]

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Mayweather-Alvarez, Garcia-Matthysse, Smith-Molina Previews by Nick Bellafatto

Mayweather-Alvarez, Garcia-Matthysse, Smith-Molina Previews by Nick Bellafatto

  Mayweather-Alvarez, Garcia-Matthysse, Smith-Molina, the skinny By Nick Bellafatto, RCM Boxing Correspondent  Las Vegas, NV (September 13th, 2013)–As suspected, Floyd “Money” Mayweather (44-0, 26 KO’s) in taking on equally undefeated cash cow Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (42-0-1, 30 KO’s) would garner an all-time record purse of $41.5 million. Likely to shatter Pay-Per-View buys as well, could a […]

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Chris Arreola whacks out a hapless, helpless Seth Mitchell in one & Full Fight

                    Arreola whacks out a hapless, helpless Mitchell in one   By Nick Bellafatto, Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent- Ringside   Indio, CA (September 8th, 2013)–The time, 2:26 of the very first round as former two-time world title challenger Chris “The Nightmare” Arreola (35-3, 31 KO’s) […]

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Seth Mitchell ups the ante, risks titles against Chris Arreola

    Seth Mitchell ups the ante, risks titles against Chris Arreola By Nick Bellafatto, Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Indio, CA (September 5th, 2013)– One of marginal heavyweight champion Seth “Mayhem” Mitchell’s (26-1-1, 19 KO’s) concerns in measurably stepping up to face Chris “The Nightmare” Arreola (35-3, 30 KO’s) this Saturday night in Chris’s […]

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Abner Mares looks to continue on roll against former champion Jhonny Gonzalez

  Mares looks to continue on roll against former champion Jhonny Gonzalez By Nick Bellafatto, Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Carson, CA (August 24th, 2013)– It wasn’t so long ago that currently undefeated WBC featherweight champion and now pound-for-pound fighter Abner Mares (26-0-1, 14 KO’s) of Hawaiian Gardens, California was more or less considered a […]

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Jermall Charlo handles his business

Jermall Charlo handles his business

    Wilder bombs out Liakhovich in first, clears another hurdle By Nick Bellafatto, Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Indio,CA (August 10th, 2013)– It took all of 1 minute and 43 seconds of the very first round for Tuscaloosa, Alabama’s undefeated Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder (29-0, 29 KO’s) to turn faded fighter and […]

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Broner vs. Malignaggi Post Press Conference & Complete Barclays Center Post Fight Recap

        Broner vs. Malignaggi Post Press Conference & Complete Barclays Center Post Fight Recap Broner wrests WBA title from a game Malignaggi By Real Combat Media Correspondent, Nick Bellafatto   Brooklyn,NY (June 23rd, 2013)– After a nasty war of words all throughout the pre-fight build-up, a valiant effort by the now former WBA […]

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After a war of words, it’s time for Paulie to put up

After a war of words, it’s time for Paulie to put up

        After a war of words, it’s time for Paulie to put up   By Real Combat Media Correspondent, Nick Bellafatto   Brooklyn, NY (June 21st, 2013)– It seems the Brooklyn for a variety of reasons has come out of native son and defending WBA welterweight champion Paulie “Magic Man” Malignaggi (32-4, […]

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Garcia easily stops a shot looking Lopez while Crawford shines

  Garcia easily stops a shot looking Lopez while Crawford shines By Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent, Nick Bellafatto   Dallas, Texas (June 16th, 2013)–Before a pro-Garcia crowd at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas, the still undefeated Mexican-American Miguel Angel “Mikey” Garcia (32-0, 27 KO’s) of Oxnard, California would easily pick apart the vulnerable […]

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Garcia vs. Lopez, is “Juanma” damaged goods? Mikey Garcia Misses Weight and Loses Title

    Garcia vs. Lopez, is “Juanma” damaged goods?   By Real Combat Media Correspondent, Nick Bellafatto   Dallas, TX (June 14, 2013)–When recently prompted with the question, “who do you think should throw the towel in?,” my first thought was that after this Saturday night in his bout with undefeated WBO featherweight champion and rising star […]

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A rocking Home Depot Center see’s Maidana, Lara, and Charlo emerge victorious

A rocking Home Depot Center see’s Maidana, Lara, and Charlo emerge victorious By Real Combat Media Correspondent, Nick Bellafatto- Ringside   Carson, CA (June 9th, 2013)– In the main event of the evening before a spirited sell out crowd at the Home Depot Center in Carson, California, hard hitting Argentinian welterweight Marcos “El Chino” Maidana (34-3, […]

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Maidana vs. Lopez & Lara vs. Angulo Preview

  Maidana-Lopez, Lara-Angulo, a last look By  Real Combat Media Correspondent, Nick Bellafatto Carson, CA (June 7th, 2013)– Live from the Home Depot Center in Carson, California this Saturday night, to be televised on Showtime Championship Boxing, Marcos “El Chino” Maidana (33-3, 30 KO’s) of Buenos Aires, Argentina will in the main event defend his […]

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