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CANELO VS. GOLOVKIN 2 RECAP, OFFICIAL SCORECARD, VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS & POST PRESS CONFERENCE

CANELO VS. GOLOVKIN 2 RECAP Canelo Decisions on His Second Try, Wins World Middleweight Title By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Las Vegas, NV (September 16th, 2018)– Using a vicious body punch attack which put the taller Gennady GGG Golovkin on the defensive, in a bout broadcast on HBO Pay-Per-View, Saul Canelo Alvarez […]

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Heavyweight Amir Mansour Falls at Age 46 as Felip Hrogovic Knocks Him Out in Zagreb, Croatia – Video Highlights

Heavyweight Amir Mansour Falls at Age 46 as Felip Hrogovic Knocks Him Out in Zagreb, Croatia By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Zagreb, Croatia (September 9th, 2018)-– The world heavyweight title dreams and aspirations of Amir Mansour finally reached the bitter end at age 46 as 2015 European amateur champion Felip Hrogovic […]

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Hassan Mwakinyo Blows Away Sam Eggington in Birmingham at 1:02 of the Second – Video Highlights

Crazy Upset! Hassan Mwakinyo Blows Away Sam Eggington in Birmingham at 1:02 of the Second – Video Highlights By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Birmingham, UK (September 9, 2018)– In a crazy upset, Hassan Mwakinyo, fighting on one week’s notice, blew away the career of Sam Eggington, battering him from pillar to […]

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Showtime Shawn Porter Wins WBC Welterweight Title, Photos & Video Highlights

Showtime Shawn Porter Wins WBC Welterweight Title, And It Came As No Surprise By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Brooklyn, NY (September 9th, 2018)–Danny Garcia was more accurate and started the first few rounds to boxing perfection. However, Shawn Porter needed time to warm up. When he did, Porter threw hundreds more […]

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Zoltan Petranyi Fights for UBO World Heavyweight Title at 52, Boxer on Edge of Forever

Zoltan Petranyi Fights for UBO World Heavyweight Title at 52, Boxer on Edge of Forever By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Zoltan Petranyi of Hungary is 52 years old. Jack Johnson, Rocky Marciano or Muhammad Ali most certainly he is not. Petranyi likes fighting, and he fits into the category of boxers […]

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Beware The Ongoing Fury of Tyson Fury

  Beware The Ongoing Fury of Tyson Fury Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent He’s big. He’s bad. He’s intimidating. He’s back again. Former undefeated world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury wants a piece of the action, and only Deontay Wilder and Anthony Joshua stand in his way, for all intensive purposes. […]

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Trevor Bryan Stops BJ Flores To Win The Interim WBA World Heavyweight Title In Arizona

  Oh C’mon! Bryan Stops Flores in Robert Brizel’s Worst WBA Heavyweight Title Bout Ever Sanctioned *Photo Credit: NYFights.com Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Oh C’mon! how did the WBA see fit to sanction Trevor Bryan and B.J. Flores in an interim WBA World Heavyweight title bout at Celebrity […]

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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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RCM HISTORICAL BOXING: Most Difficult Moments in Boxing, Long After The Lights Have Faded

  Most Difficult Moments in Boxing, Long After The Lights Have Faded By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent The most difficult moments in boxing happened long after the lights have faded. It is a question a boxing or sports reporter rarely gets, and one most prefer to avoid answering. The most difficult […]

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Former British Champion Schoolboy Langston Tinago, Who Beat Buchanan, Dies at 68

Former British Champion Schoolboy Langston Tinago, Who Beat Buchanan, Dies at 68 By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent London. UK (July 23, 2018)– Former Zimbabwe and Commonwealth British Empire Lightweight champion Langston ‘Schoolboy’ Tinago, who upset former World Lightweight champion Ken Buchanan in 1981, has died in Zimbabwe at the age of […]

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Beibut Shumenov Cruiserweight Factor

Beibut Shumenov Cruiserweight Factor Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent After a ring absence of two years, Beibut Shumanov has regained the vacant World Boxing Association World Cruiserweight title. Shumanov, 18-2 with 12 knockouts, a Kazakh fighter now fighting out of Las Vegas, Nevada, is once again a factor in the […]

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Detroit Fall and Rise of Clarissa Shields

Detroit Fall and Rise of Clarissa Shields Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent On Friday evening, June 22, 2018, at the Masonic Temple in Detroit, Michigan, this reporter covered a nine-bout card, with three main event bouts televised on Showtime. The two world championship bouts featured women, a televised first. This […]

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REAL COMBAT MEDIA UK: Winning Upset of Week: (4-61-2) British Lightweight Jamie Quinn AKA The Devil Child

  Winning Upset of Week: (4-61-2) British Lightweight Jamie Quinn AKA The Devil Child By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Stockport, Cheshire, United Kingdom lightweight Jamie ‘Devil Child’ Quinn is the Real Combat Media ‘Ringer of the Week’. Quinn had won only one of his last 47 bouts in the past three years, […]

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The Strange Comeback of Australian Heavyweight Roger Izonritei

The Strange Comeback of Australian Heavyweight Roger Izonritei By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Roger Izonritei, 42, is back in the heavyweight mix. The native of Perth, Australia, has a record of 12-6-1 with 11 knockouts. After boxing professionally from 2000 to 2006, Izonritei returned to the ring over 10 years later […]

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RCM International Weekend Boxing Recap: Spence KOs Ocampo, Vazquez, Ritson, Huck Win, Fortuna Falls Out of The Ring

Weekend Recap: Spence KOs Ocampo, Vazquez, Ritson, Huck Win, Fortuna Falls Out of The Ring *Photo Credit: Richard Rodriguez AP By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent ‘The Great Pretender’ is a 1956 song by The Platters. At 22-0, Carlos Ocampo of Ensenada, Mexico, turned out to be just that-a pretender. 24-0 southpaw […]

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Ryuichi Funai, Most Obscure Champion You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

  Ryuichi Funai, Most Obscure Champion You’ve Probably Never Heard Of Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Not that anybody really cares who the dominant fighters in the super flyweight division are, but the World Boxing Organization Asia Pacific Super Flyweight champion is former Japanese Super Flyweight champion Ryuichi Funai. At […]

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RCM HISTORICAL BOXING: Heavyweight Michael Spinks and Mike Tyson Meet Again 30 Years Later: Spinks Versus Tyson Revisited

  Heavyweight Michael Spinks and Mike Tyson Meet Again 30 Years Later: Spinks Versus Tyson Revisited By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Hall of Fame Photo by Tom Patti Michael Spinks, then 30-0 with 21 knockouts, Saint Louis, Missouri, had kneepads on both knees when he fought 34-0 Iron Mike Tyson on […]

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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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Salita Promotions Presents Ten Bout Showtime Detroit Card Featuring Two World Titles

  Salita Promotions Presents Ten Bout Showtime Detroit Card Featuring Two World Titles By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Promoter Dmitriy Salita and Salita Promotions will present an exciting ten bout card at the Masonic Temple in Detroit, Michigan, televised nationally on USA Showtime Special Edition, on Friday evening, June 22, 2018, […]

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Prince Armin Mrkanovic RCM Interview – Wants Prince Badi Ajamu For UBF All America Title War!

  Prince Armin Mrkanovic Wants Prince Badi Ajamu For UBF All America Title War! *Armin Mrkanovic photo courtesy Ardon Sweet Science Gym-photo attached *Prince Badi Ajamu photos courtesy BoxRec-photo attached By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Atlantic City (June 6th, 2018)– In a Real Combat Media interview exclusive, ‘The Bosnian Prince’, former […]

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SHERMAN ‘TANK’ WILLIAMS RCM INTERVIEW – CALLS FOR EVANDER HOLYFIELD TO COME OUT OF RETIREMENT FOR A REMATCH

  Tank Williams Speaks! Calls Out Top Heavyweights, Seeks Holyfield Real Deal Rematch By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent In a Real Combat Media interview exclusive, veteran Bahamas heavyweight Sherman ‘The Caribbean ‘Tank’ Williams of the Bahamas, now living in Florida, is calling out all of the top heavyweights in the division, […]

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CANELO CONSIDERING BILLY JO SAUNDERS AS HIS NEXT OPTION INSTEAD OF A GOLOVKIN REMATCH

  Canelo Might Fight 25-0 Saunders Instead of GGG Rematch By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent San Diego, Ca(May 31st, 2018)– Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez is seriously considering a fight against 25-0 World Boxing Organization World Middleweight champion Billy Jo Saunders instead of a rematch with World Middleweight champion Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin at […]

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New Updates On Former Heavyweight Contender Ike Ibeabuchi Who Has Been Found in Arizona

Ike Ibeabuchi Found! Held by Arizona to 2019. By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Former heavyweight contender Ike Ibeabuchi is still alive. One of his nephews, Jo Uzo, Ike’s brother’s son, contacted this reporter over Memorial Day Weekend 2018 via Facebook Messenger asking if his cousin Ike was still alive. This reporter […]

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Donald Trump Pardons Heavyweight Champion Jack Johnson With Lennox Lewis, Sylvester Stallone & Deontay Wilder

 Donald Trump Pardons Heavyweight Champion Jack Johnson By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Forgiveness was a long time coming for ‘The Galveston GIant’, Jack Johnson. “Maybe one day someone will do something good for me!” noted Johnson in 1945 before fighting an exhibition against Joe Jeanette for U.S. War Bonds in 1945. […]

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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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RCM HISTORICAL BOXING: The Exhumation of Edwin Valero and The Blue Jeans Mystery: Was Valero Murdered?

  The Exhumation of Edwin Valero and The Blue Jeans Mystery: Was Valero Murdered? By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent *Photo Credit: AP News In May 2010, the body of former boxing champion Edwin Valero was exhumed on suspicion Valero was in fact murdered and strangled by the police who were holding […]

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Jonathan Steele spoils Upsher’s comeback bid

Steele spoils Upsher’s comeback bid Fighting Marine Jonathan Steele, On Two Weeks Notice, Stops Steve Chambers in Upset By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat media Boxing Correspondent With only two weeks notice, Jonathan Steele, the 8-1-1 welterweight out of Dallas, Texas, known as ‘The Fighting Marine’ scored a major upset on May 19, 2018, at […]

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Boxing and MMA in Atlantic City, New Jersey: New 2018 Venues and News

  Boxing and MMA in Atlantic City, New Jersey: New 2018 Venues and News By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Atlantic City, NJ (May 20, 2018)– On June 28, 2018, The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino will open on the site of what was once the Trump Taj Mahal. A group of […]

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Argentinian Puro Paz Decisions Fading Omar Chavez in Durango, Mexico

  Argentinian Puro Paz Decisions Fading Omar Chavez in Durango By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent *Photo Credit: Zanfer Promotions Durango, Mexico (May 20, 2018)– Just because you’re a son of the legendary Julio Cesar Chavez Sr. does not mean an automatic gift decision will be yours. Fading Omar Chavez found out […]

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RCM HISTORICAL BOXING: Remember Troy Waters, Who Fought Terry Norris in 1993 Round of the Year

Remember Troy Waters, Who Fought Terry Norris in 1993 Round of the Year By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent *Photo Courtesy BoxRec Troy Waters, a member of the Australian National Boxing Hall of Fame, has died at age 53. a native of Sydney, Australia, Waters excelled is the light middleweight (super welterweight) […]

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Philadelphia Lightweight Jerome Conquest RCM Interview: On The Comeback Trail

  Philadelphia Lightweight Jerome Conquest Interview: On The Comeback Trail By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent * Photo Credit: Peltz Boxing In a Real Combat Media interview exclusive given ringside at SugarHouse Casino in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, popular southpaw lightweight Jerome Conquest, one of Philadelphia’s favorite and finest fighters today, discussed his recovery […]

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RCM HISTORICAL BOXING: A Tribute to James Scott, Light Heavyweight Who Called Himself Superman

  A Tribute to James Scott, Light Heavyweight Who Called Himself Superman *Photo Credit: Emhoff Collection By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent A few years ago, while covering a live boxing event in Atlantic City, New Jersey, this reporter was approached by a gentleman who identified himself as the brother of James Scott, […]

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