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Osumanu Adama’s Half Pound Overweight Fizzle Raises Big Belt Questions

Osumanu Adama’s Half Pound Overweight Fizzle Raises Big Belt Questions

  Osumanu Adama’s Half Pound Overweight Fizzle Raises Big Belt Questions By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent  Middleweight Osumanu Adama, 32, had a chance to win three significant title belts on Saturday March 16, 2013, in Lowell, Massachusetts, and secure a World Boxing Council top 40 rating. Instead Adama fizzled, and showed up to […]

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Timothy Bradley versus Ruslan Provodnikov Fight Preview

Timothy Bradley versus Ruslan Provodnikov Fight Preview

  Timothy Bradley versus Ruslan Provodnikov Fight Preview By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent   Carson, California (March 16th, 2013)–When Timothy Bradley decisioned Manny Pacquiao, whether you agree with the decision or not, Bradley’s stock rose into the mix of world class fighters. Critics such Kevin Iole of Yahoo criticize Bradley’s decision to take […]

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Tito Bracero To Fight Mike Torres at Roseland Ballroom on April 4

Tito Bracero To Fight Mike Torres at Roseland Ballroom on April 4

  Tito Bracero To Fight Mike Torres at Roseland Ballroom on April 4 By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent   Brooklyn, NY ( March 16th, 2013)– DiBella Entertainment light welterweight prospect Gabriel ‘Tito’ Bracero, A Puerto Rican out of Brooklyn, New York, will fight Mike Torres of Jersey City, New Jersey in an eight […]

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Ronson Frank Interview: Doing It His Way Without O’Shea

Ronson Frank Interview: Doing It His Way Without O’Shea

      Ronson Frank Interview: Doing It His Way Without O’Shea   By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent In a Real Combat Media exclusive, 16-0 southpaw light heavyweight contender Ronson Frank, 35, preparing for his comeback bout against Sharif Kemp in Long Island City Queens, New York, in the main event of an […]

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A Tribute To Tony Martin, A Pound For Pound Welterweight

A Tribute To Tony Martin, A Pound For Pound Welterweight

  A Tribute To Tony Martin, A Pound For Pound Welterweight By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent On March 10, 2013, retired Philadelphia welterweight boxer turned landlord Tony ‘Pound For Pound’ Martin, 52, was fatally shot during an argument while attempting to collect rent from a tenant at one of his rental properties. The […]

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Guillermo Jones To Finally Fight Denis Lebedev For WBA Cruiserweight Title

Guillermo Jones To Finally Fight Denis Lebedev For WBA Cruiserweight Title

Guillermo Jones To Finally Fight Denis Lebedev For WBA Cruiserweight Title By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent   New York, NY (March 14, 2013)– Former World Boxing Association World Cruiserweight champion Guillermo Jones of Panama, stripped of his world title for failing to defend it against either challenger Andres Taylor or interim champion Denis […]

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When Bobby Czyz Was King

When Bobby Czyz Was King

        When Bobby Czyz Was King   By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent   New York, NY (March 14, 2013)– When Bobby Czyz was world light heavyweight champion,  it was a different era. Czyz turned pro in April 1980 and won 20 consecutive bouts before losing a ten rounder to middleweight […]

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Glory Days of Boxing in Atlantic City

Glory Days of Boxing in Atlantic City

    Glory Days of Boxing in Atlantic City By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent  Atlantic City ( March 13th, 2013)– Madison Square Garden and public television helped the sport of boxing to reach its popularity. While boxing may soon be surpassed by Mixed Martial Arts, or may combine with it to do interesting […]

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Should Welterweight Shamone Alvarez Make A Comeback?

Should Welterweight Shamone Alvarez Make A Comeback?

  Should Welterweight Shamone Alvarez Make A Comeback? By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent  New York, NY ( March 13th, 2013)– Now 21-6, with 12 knockouts, onetime welterweight contender Shamone ‘The Truth’ Alvarez of Atlantic City has lost five of his last six professional bouts. Alvarez showed up recently at ringside during a boxing […]

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Referee Benjy Esteves Jr. is The Wise Man of Boxing

Referee Benjy Esteves Jr. is The Wise Man of Boxing

  Referee Benjy Esteves Jr. is The Wise Man of Boxing By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent New York, NY (March 12, 2013)– On July 30, 1992, an unknown referee named Benjy Esteves Jr. refereed three bouts at Waterloo Village in Stanhope, New Jersey. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., Arturo Gatti, Junior Jones, Rayomnd Joval, […]

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Young Stribling, The Champion Who Never Was

Young Stribling, The Champion Who Never Was

  Young Stribling, The Champion Who Never Was By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent   They called him the ‘King of the Canebrakes’, a strange nickname which would be the equivalent of ‘The Executioner’ today.  Born on December 26, 1904, in Bainbridge, Georgia, William Lawrence Stribling Jr. AKA Young Stribling, was only 28 years […]

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Teddy Atlas and The Meaning on Consistency

Teddy Atlas and The Meaning on Consistency

  Teddy Atlas and The Meaning on Consistency By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent  Atlantic City, NJ ( March 10th, 2013)–Listening to Teddy Atlas at ringside after the ESPN television lights had faded in Atlantic City recently,  giving a brief talk with constructive feedback to rising 12-0 light middleweight prospect George Rogers on his […]

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Bernard Hopkins Turns Clock Back Before DST, Cloud’s Punches Miss 521 Times

    Bernard Hopkins Turns Clock Back Before DST, Cloud’s Punches Miss 521 Times By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent   Brooklyn, NY ( March 10th, 2013)–Only a few hours before Daylight Savings Time turned the clock back at 2:00 Eastern Standard Time, Bernard Hopkins, considered the pound for pound best light heavyweight fighter […]

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Julian The Hawk Jackson Interview with Real Combat Media: Virgin Islands Boxing Invades The USA

Julian The Hawk Jackson Interview with Real Combat Media: Virgin Islands Boxing Invades The USA

    Julian The Hawk Jackson Interview: Virgin Islands Boxing Invades The USA By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent   In a Real Combat Media International Exclusive, former World Junior Middleweight and Middleweight Champion Julian Jackson, 52, brought a contingency of United States Virgin Islands fight fans to cheer on his son, light middleweight […]

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Julian Jackson’s Son Scores Frightening Knockout at Resorts

Julian Jackson’s Son Scores Frightening Knockout at Resorts

    Julian Jackson’s Son Scores Frightening Knockout at Resorts By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent  Atlantic City, NJ ( March 9th, 2013)–In the walkout bout of a six bout card at the Superstar Theater at Resorts Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey on Friday night, March 8, 2013, promoted by Sampson […]

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Abdusalamov Knocks Out Bisbal in Brutal Five Round Slugfest

Abdusalamov Knocks Out Bisbal in Brutal Five Round Slugfest

    Abdusalamov Knocks Out Bisbal in Brutal Five Round Slugfest By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent- Ringside  Atlantic City, NJ (March 9th, 2013)– In a five round brutal slugfest featuring numerous power head shots from both contestants, reminiscent of George Foreman versus Ron Lyle in January 1976, Russian southpaw heavyweight knockout artist Magomed […]

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Carlos Ortiz, A Champion For All Seasons

Carlos Ortiz, A Champion For All Seasons

  Carlos Ortiz, A Champion For All Seasons By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent  New York. NY ( March 8th, 2013)– Former World Lightweight champion Carlos Ortiz of Puerto Rico, now in New York City, is largely forgotten now at age 76. The International and World Boxing Hall of Fame inductee occasionally surfaces at […]

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Tomasz Adamek Can Beat Kubrat Pulev

Tomasz Adamek Can Beat Kubrat Pulev

  Tomasz Adamek Can Beat Kubrat Pulev  By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent         New York, NY ( March 7th, 2013)–  Heavyweight Tomasz Adamek’s next bout will be in the United States, against an opponent to be named shortly by Main Events. An opportunity for an International Boxing Federation eliminator bout against Kubrat Pulev of […]

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Stop The Violence! Hector El Flaco Sanchez is Murdered in Puerto Rico

Stop The Violence! Hector El Flaco Sanchez is Murdered in Puerto Rico

    Stop The Violence! Hector El Flaco Sanchez is Murdered in Puerto Rico By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent   Santurce, Puerto Rico (March 6th, 2013)– Having covered the Spanish Harlem funeral of Hector ‘Macho’ Camacho is New York City in December 2012, I hoped I would not be writing about more Puerto […]

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Ike Ibeabuchi Faces Fifth Parole Hearing in May 2013

Ike Ibeabuchi Faces Fifth Parole Hearing in May 2013

  Ike Ibeabuchi Faces Fifth Parole Hearing in May 2013 By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent Ikemefula ‘The President’ Ibeabuchi, 40, will face his fifth parole hearing in Nevada on May 14, 2013. Ibeabuchi, a highly ranked heavyweight contender with a record of 20-0, with 15 knockouts, was sentenced in 1999 to two to […]

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Walter 2 Guns Wright To Fight Peter Manfredo Jr.

Walter 2 Guns Wright To Fight Peter Manfredo Jr.

  Walter 2 Guns Wright To Fight Peter Manfredo Jr. By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent  Middleweight Walter ‘2 Guns’ Wright, best known for his appearance in season two of ESPN’s boxing television reality show ‘The Contender’, who was scheduled to comeback in a bout with the late Omar Henry in June 2013, will […]

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Southpaw Heavyweight Sensation Magomed Abdulsalamov Fight Preview

Southpaw Heavyweight Sensation Magomed Abdulsalamov Fight Preview

  Southpaw Heavyweight Sensation Magomed Abdulsalamov Fight Preview By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent  Los Angeles, CA ( March 5th, 2013)– Russian heavyweight knockout southpaw sensation Magamed Abdulsalamov, 16-0 with 16 knockouts, now fighting out of Oxnard, California, will put his knockout string on the line against untested 21-1 Victor Bisbal of Puerto Rico, […]

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Osumanu Adama Versus Grady Brewer WBC Continental Americas Fight Preview

Osumanu Adama Versus Grady Brewer WBC Continental Americas Fight Preview

    Osumanu Adama Versus Grady Brewer WBC Continental Americas Fight Preview By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent Osumanu Adama of Ghana, the International Boxing Federation’s number 11 contender who lost a 12 round decision for the IBF world title to Daniel Geale of Australia in March 2012, will return to action after a […]

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With Hope It’s Possible, The Fitz Vanderpool Comeback at Age 45

With Hope It’s Possible, The Fitz Vanderpool Comeback at Age 45

  With Hope It’s Possible, The Fitz Vanderpool Comeback at Age 45 By Robert Brizel, Real Media Correspondent  Waterloo, Ontario( March 3rd, 2013)– In the humble city of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, Fitzroy Vanderpool owns and runs Vanderpool Boxing & Fitness. Vanderpool, has won five title belts of different kinds during his boxing career from 1993 […]

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James Butler, Richard Grant, and The Infamous Sucker Punch

James Butler, Richard Grant, and The Infamous Sucker Punch

  James Butler, Richard Grant, and The Infamous Sucker Punch By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent  The Most Famous In The Ring Cheap Shot in the History of Professional Boxing James Butler sucker punches Richard Grant boxing clip on YouTube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P7Jz0HNgoII Light Heavyweight boxer Richard ‘The Alien’ Grant remains world famous for what he […]

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Evgeny ‘The Mexican Russian’ Gradovich Wins IBF Featherweight Title in Split Decision Upset

Evgeny ‘The Mexican Russian’ Gradovich Wins IBF Featherweight Title in Split Decision Upset

  The Mexican Russian Wins IBF Featherweight Title in Split Decision Upset By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent Mashantucket, Connecticut( March 2nd, 2013)–  Fighting on four weeks notice, Evgeny ‘The Mexican Russian’ Gradovich of Russia scored a split decision upset over defending champion Billy Dib of Sydney, Australia to win the international Boxing Federation Featherweight […]

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Garrett Wilson speaks to Real Combat Media

Garrett Wilson speaks to Real Combat Media

  Garrett Wilson Interview: My Goal is Still To Be World Champion By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent In an exclusive interview with Real Combat Media, United States Boxing Association Cruiserweight champion Garrett Wilson talked about his International Boxing Federation 12 round decision loss in an eliminator bout against Russian southpaw and former European […]

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Saleta Knocks Out and Retires Andrew Golota in Six Round Heavyweight Slugfest!

Saleta Knocks Out and Retires Andrew Golota in Six Round Heavyweight Slugfest!

  Saleta Knocks Out and Retires Andrew Golota in Six Round Heavyweight Slugfest! By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent Saleta Knocks Out Golota in Gdansk on YouTube, Bout Highlights http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7QYvycXVLrY  Gdansk, Poland (February 23, 2013)– In a brutal heavyweight slugfest on an all-Polish fight card at Ergo Arena in Gdansk, Poland televised on Polsat.TV […]

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Audley Harrison, 41 Stops Derric Rossi in Two to Win Prizefighter Tournament.

Audley Harrison, 41 Stops Derric Rossi in Two to Win Prizefighter Tournament.

    British Heavyweight Action! Tony Thompson, 41, Exposes David Price in Two, Audley Harrison, 41 Stops Derric Rossi in Two to Win Prizefighter Tournament. By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent   Two heavyweight veterans who are both 41 years old won big in Great Britain.   YouTube 37 Second Replay of the Tony […]

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