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Sergey Kovalev vs. Anthony Yarde ESPN Plus WBO Championship Preview

Sergey Kovalev vs. Anthony Yarde WBO Preview By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Chelyabinsk, Russia (August 20th, 2019)–   With a 95 percent knockout Ratio, with 17 knockouts in his 18-0 record, Anthony Yarde of Ilford, Essex, United Kingdom, with bring it all to the table against 33-3-1 Sergey ‘Krusher’ Kovalev, the World […]

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Light Heavyweight World Championship Unification Bout: Beterbiev vs. Gvozdyk on October 18 is Set

Light Heavyweight Atom Bomb Unification Bout: Beterbiev vs. Gvozdyk on October 18 By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Montreal, Canada (August 20th, 2019)– The world light heavyweight championship will become more exclusive on October 18, 2019, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at Liacouras Center, when 17-0 World Boxing Council World Light Heavyweight champion Oleksandr […]

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Leonela Paola Yudica Retains IBF Female Flyweight Title After Bloody Head Clash – Video Highlights

Leonela Paola Yudica Retains IBF Female Flyweight Title After Bloody Head Clash By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Undefeated 16-0-3 Leonela Paola Yudica of Chimbas, San Juan, Argentina, retained her International Boxing Federation Female World Flyweight title for the eighth time in San Juan on August 16, 2019, with a fourth-round No […]

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La Mantequilla, WBC Welterweight Champion Jose Napoles of Mexico, Dies at 79

Jose Napoles Dies

La Mantequilla, WBC Welterweight Champion Jose Napoles of Mexico, Dies at 79 By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent  Cuidad Juarez, Mexico (August 17th, 2019)– Jose ‘La Mantequilla’ Napoles, the longtime World Boxing Council World Welterweight champion who fought between 1958 and 1975 with a ring record of 81 wins and seven losses, […]

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Estate of Tommy Morrison Nevada Lawsuit Begins Again vs. NSAC and Quest Diagnostics

  Estate of Tommy Morrison Nevada Lawsuit Begins Again vs. NSAC and Quest Diagnostics By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent *Photo Credit: Al Bello/ALLSPORT Las Vegas, NV (August 15th, 2019)– It has been learned on August 5, 2019, administratrix Patricia Harding Morrison (widow) for the estate of the late World Heavyweight champion […]

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What Happened? Spider Man Cedric Marks: From MMA to Burglary & Murder Charges

  What Happened? Spider Man Cedric Marks: From MMA to Burglary & Murder Charges By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media MMA Correspondent Fighting out of Chula Vista, Texas, between 1998 and 2018, Cedric ‘Spider Man’ Marks, 44, was once a feared MMA Bellator fighter with a record of 31-27 with one no contest, a veteran […]

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Ex-World Flyweight Champion Prudencio Cardona Dies in Colombia at Age 67

Prudencio Cardona

    Ex-World Flyweight Champion Prudencio Cardona Dies in Colombia at Age 67 By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Barranquilla, Colombia (August 9th, 2019)–   Former World Boxing Council World Flyweight champion Prudencio Cardona of Colombia has died in Barranquilla from the effects of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Disease, a belated after effect of […]

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Middleweight Curtis Stevens Loses in Wrong Division, Needs To Go Back To 160 Pounds

Curtis Stevens

Middleweight Curtis Stevens Loses in Wrong Division, Needs To Go Back To 160 Pounds Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent One of the most powerful and feared of middleweight contenders, middleweight Curtis’ The Cerebral Assassin’ Stevens, 34, made the strangest move of his 15-year career when he agreed to fight a […]

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European Middleweight Champ Jean-Claude Bouttier Dies at 74, Fought Monzon Twice

European Middleweight Champ Jean-Claude Bouttier Dies at 74, Fought Monzon Twice By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent *Photo Credit:  Agence Presse-France Photo Former European Middleweight champion Jean-Claude Bouttier, who fought the legendary Carlos Monzon for the World Middleweight title twice, and who beat the likes of Emile Griffith, Jose Chirino, Juarez De […]

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2,172 Punches! Kownacki and Arreola Set Three All-Time CompuBox Records at Barclays – Video Highlights

2,172 Punches! Kownacki and Arreola Set Three All-Time CompuBox Records at Barclays By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Brooklyn, NY (August 4th, 2019)– Three new boxing punch count records have been set. Call it fate. The old Ike Ibeabuchi versus David Tua combined all-time professional punch count record of 1,730 is no […]

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Light Heavyweight Champ Dawid ‘Gypsy’ Kostecki Dies in a Warsaw Prison at 38

Light Heavyweight Champ Dawid ‘Gypsy’ Kostecki Dies in a Warsaw Prison at 38 By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Warsaw, Poland (August 3rd, 2019)– Former IBC and WBF World Light Heavyweight champion Dawid ‘Gypsy’ Kostecki of Poland was found dead at age 38 after taking his own life in the Warsaw Prison […]

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Argentine Lightweight Hugo Santillan Dies at 23 After A Draw

Hugo Alfredo Santillan

Goodbye Dinamita: Argentine Lightweight Hugo Santillan Dies at 23 After WBC Bout By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Argentine super lightweight veteran Hugo ‘Dinamita’ Santillan has died at age 23 on July 25, 2019, after collapsing following his round draw for the World Boxing Council Silver Latino Lightweight title against Uruguayan fighter […]

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Michigan MMA Upset of Year! Usama Rahman Chokes Out Justin Street in Detroit 

Michigan MMA Upset of Year!  Usama Rahman Chokes Out Justin Street in Detroit  By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Detroit, Michigan (July 27th, 2019)– In a shocking major upset on the Carlos Llinas Sound Board MotorCity Casino Detroit, Michigan 13 bout professional and amateur MMA card on Friday night, July 26, 2019, […]

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RCM HISTORICAL BOXING: Fights We Cannot Imagine Ever Taking Place

Gerald McClellan

Fights We Cannot Imagine Ever Taking Place By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Number One: Floyd Patterson versus Rocky Marciano, George Foreman or Joe Frazier If instead of rematching Ali, Patterson instead fought Big George Foreman in an attempt to regain the world heavyweight title, it would have ended as quick as […]

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RCM HISTORICAL BOXING: Michael Spinks vs. David Sears Light Heavyweight Title Battle

Michael Spinks vs. David Sears

Historical Look Back – Michael Spinks vs. David Sears Light Heavyweight Title Battle By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Not just a reporter, this reporter enjoys a marvelous collection of old VHS VCR videotapes, which I enjoy and relax to watching each evening before sleep. Within my collection, last night, I found […]

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In Memoriam: Russian Junior Welterweight Maxim Dadashev Dies at 28 From Brain Injury

Maxim Dadashev

In Memoriam: Russian Junior Welterweight Maxim Dadashev Dies at 28 From Brain Injury By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent  Oxen, Hill, MD (July 24th, 2019)–   Previously undefeated Russian junior welterweight prospect Maxim Dadashev, who fell unconscious outside the ring following his loss to 14-0 opponent Subriel Matias of Fajardo, Puerto Rico, after […]

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Nightmare! Justin Street Featured on Carlos Llinas Motorcity Casino MMA Card

Nightmare! Justin Street Featured on Carlos Llinas Motorcity Casino MMA Card By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Detroit, Michigan (July 23, 2019)– Carlos Llinas CLIP International Productions will present MotorCity Cage Fights VI at Sound Board MotorCity Casino in Detroit, Michigan, on Friday, July 26, 2019, featuring an exciting evening of three […]

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Buddy McGirt’s Wise Decision: Seeing The Light in The Dark Side

Buddy McGirt

Buddy McGirt’s Wise Decision: Seeing The Light in The Dark Side By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent With one round left, former world champion and championship trainer Buddy McGirt, made the decision in the corner of 13-0 rising unbeaten Russian prospect Maxim Dadashev, fighting an International Boxing Federation eliminator bout, to stop […]

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New Tragedy as Brain Injury Ends Career of Top Junior Welterweight Maxim Dadashev

Maxim Dadashev

New Tragedy as Brain Injury Ends Career of Top Junior Welterweight Maxim Dadashev By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Oxon Hill, Maryland (July 20th, 2019)–While news of former World Light Heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson’s recovery was a great moment, a new tragedy last night on Friday evening, July 19, 2019, at National […]

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Pacquiao Split Decisions Thurman, Becomes Oldest Welterweight Champion in History – Video Highlights/Post Presser

Pacquiao Defeats Thurman

Pacquiao Split Decisions Thurman, Becomes Oldest Welterweight Champion in History By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Las Vegas (July 21, 2019)– In the main event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Saturday evening, July 20, 2019, Manny Pacquiao made boxing history. “I was blessed tonight,” noted Manny […]

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MANNY PACQUIAO VS. KEITH THURMAN WEIGH-IN VIDEO, PREVIEW & PHOTOS

Pacquiao vs. Thurman

  One Time Showdown! Thurman’s Redemption, or PacMan’s Magic Moment? By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Las Vegas, NV (July 20th, 2019)– Tom Brown’s TGB Promotions, Manny Pacquiao’s MP Promotions, USA Fox PPV, and Panama Telemetro Channel 13 present an exciting nine bout card of professional boxing action at MGM Grand […]

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Bahamas Tureano Johnson Upsets Jason Quigley, Wins NABF Middleweight Title

Bahamas Tureano Johnson Upsets Jason Quigley, Wins NABF Middleweight Title By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Indio, CA (July 19th, 2019)– Unheralded Tureano Johnson of The Bahamas, 21-2-1 with 15 knockouts, scored an unexpected upset stoppage of 16-0 Jason Quigley of Laghy, Ireland, to win the North American Boxing Federation Middleweight title […]

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Adonis Stevenson Interview Caps A Great Comeback From Injury in Boxing

Adonis Stevenson

Adonis Stevenson Interview Caps A Great Comeback From Injury in Boxing By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Impossible! What an interview in French! Overall, what a magnificent comeback and triumph of the human spirit against all odds! Only legendary World Boxing Council World Light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson could come back from […]

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50 Gunshots To Redemption: Paul Kroll Philadelphia Story

Darryl Cobb Photo

50 Gunshots To Redemption: Boxer Paul Kroll Philadelphia Story By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent *Photo Credit: Darryl Cobb Jr. Rising welterweight and super welterweight prospect Paul Kroll of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, age 24, is 4-0 with four knockouts. On August 10, 2019, Kroll will face his first six-round ‘test’ against 2-0 prospect […]

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Robert Brizel Editorial: Dangers of Alcohol and Drug Abuse in Boxing

Brizel Editorial: Dangers of Alcohol and Drug Abuse in Boxing By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent The dangers of alcohol and drug abuse, especially cocaine, can affect athletes in boxing, as well as all sports, who fall prey to addiction. The late Pernell Whitaker and the late Rocky Lockridge were known to […]

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The Difficult Road of Antonio DeMarco

The Difficult Road of Antonio DeMarco Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent In losing five of his last seven bouts by decision, plus getting stopped twice by the late Edwin Valero and Adrien Broner in world title bouts, Antonio DeMarco has not beaten the odds against big promoters in big money […]

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Gerald Washington KOs Robert Helenius in Minnesota – Video Highlights

Gerald Washington KOs Robert Helenius in Minnesota – Video Highlights By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent  Minneapolis, Minnesota (July 15th, 2019)– For eight rounds on Saturday, July 13, 2019, at the Minneapolis Armory, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, heavyweights Gerald Washington and Robert Helenius stood in front of each other jabbing in slow motion. […]

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Pernell ‘Sweet Pea’ Whitaker Killed Crossing A Virginia Beach Street

Pernell Whitaker

Pernell ‘Sweet Pea’ Whitaker Crossing A Virginia Beach Street Norfolk native and 1985 Olympic boxing gold medalist Pernell “Sweet Pea” Whitaker was hit and killed at a busy and dangerous Virginia Beach, Virginia traffic intersection, according to what police told ABC local television channel 13News Now. The accident happened just after 10 p.m. on Sunday […]

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REAL COMBAT MEDIA UK: Daniel Dubois KOs Nathan Gorman & Joe Joyce Decisions Jennings

Dubois Kos Gorman

British Heavyweight Action! Dubois Kayos Gorman, Joyce Decisions Jennings By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Greenwich, UK (13th of July, 2019)–Both former world heavyweight champion David Haye and promoter Frank Warren felt Daniel ‘Dynamite’ Dubois was fantastic in the main event at 02 Arena in Greenwich, United Kingdom, on Saturday evening, July […]

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Ryota Murata Upsets Rob Brant in Rematch, Regains WBA Middleweight Title in Osaka – Video Highlights

Murata vs. Brant

Ryota Murata Upsets Brant in Rematch, Regains WBA Middleweight Title in Osaka By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent *Photo Credit: Mikey Williams, Top Rank Osaka, Japan (July 13th, 2019)– A rematch is an unlikely scenario to regain a world title in boxing, and usually serves as a miserable excuse to sell tickets. […]

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Shoulder Injury Ends Ex-Champ Samuel Peter’s Career in Saudi Arabia

Shoulder Injury Ends Ex-Champ Samuel Peter’s Career in Saudi Arabia By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent *Photo Credit: Dave Pinegar, Sun.co.uk  King Abdullah Sports City, Saudi Arabia (July 13th, 2019)– In a bout marred by Peter fouling by swinging wildly, hitting behind the head and below the belt, Peter, now 38-8 with […]

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No Respect! 1-6 Super Middleweight Jermaine Corley Outpoints Roberto Duran Jr.

Jermaine Corley

No Respect! 1-6 Super Middleweight Jermaine Corley Outpoints Roberto Duran Jr. By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Unheralded 1-6 super middleweight Jermaine Corley of Concord, North Carolina, has scored a minor upset and played the role of spoiler. In The grand tradition of cartoon character Wile E. Coyote, at Resorts World Casino […]

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