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Zab Judah Tweets about the possible Danny Garcia Cancellation & Robert Brizel’s Editorial

  Speaking of Zab Judah, I Remember Paris By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent   ZAB JUDAH’S TWITTER: ZAB JUDAH 5x Champ!‏@SUPERJUDAH Listen punk be a man and take this ass whipping I got for you on feb 9, @DannySwift and stop trying to back out punk boy #Garciagirls Wow @DannySwift you backing out […]

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Tito Serrano’s Career is in Tatters

Tito Serrano’s Career is in Tatters

Tito Serrano’s Career is in Tatters By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent  New York, NY (January 27th, 2013)–At age 23, the career of once highly touted light welterweight prospect Raymond ‘Tito’ Serrano is in tatters. After winning 18 consecutive fights from the start of his career in 2007 through 2012, Serrano has his last […]

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Lucas Matthysse Blows Away Mike Dallas in First Round

Lucas Matthysse Blows Away Mike Dallas in First Round By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent   Pheonix, AR( January 27, 2013)– The man that’s making the biggest statement in this (the 140 pound) division is Lucas Matthysse,” noted Showtime commentator Al Bernstein.   In the Showtime televised main event at Hard Rock Hotel and […]

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Brian Vera Shocks Dzinziruk in Tenth, Retains WBO NABO

Brian Vera Shocks Dzinziruk in Tenth, Retains WBO NABO   By:Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent  Hunington, NY (January 26th, 2013)– In a shocking ending, Brian ‘The Warrior’ Vera finished off former World Light Middleweight champion Serhiy Dzinziruk, landing numerous head punches on Dzinziruk after trapping him in a corner, and sending the beaten challenger […]

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Great Buddy McGirt For Hall of Fame

Great Buddy McGirt For Hall of Fame

Great Buddy McGirt For Hall of Fame By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent  YouTube Video Tribute to Buddy McGirt http://boxrec.com/list_bouts.php?human_id=456&cat=boxer  Perhaps the best all around fighter and trainer the ring has ever produced is James ‘Buddy’ McGirt. While you do not hear his name mentioned as much as Freddie Roach, Buddy has remained a […]

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Whatever Happened To The Fan Man Parachute Guy?

Whatever Happened To The Fan Man Parachute Guy? By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent   Media called him ‘Fan Man’. His real name: James Jarrett Miller. On November 6, 1993, the world famous stunt parachutist parachuted onto the ring apron during round 7 of the Evander Holyfield versus Riddick Bowe World Heavyweight title bout […]

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The Boxing Que is on The Rise

The Boxing Que is on The Rise By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent *Photo Credit: Robert Brizel  New York, NY (January 24, 2013)– DiBella Entertainment has a fine young middleweight prospect in rapid rise into the middleweight ranks. Lamar Russ, known by his unusual nickname ‘The Boxing Que’, has disposed of his first 12 […]

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Ex-Champ Yuri Foreman Wins Comeback

Ex-Champ Yuri Foreman Wins Comeback By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent  New York, NY ( January, 24th, 2013)–With a hungry heart and a healed right knee, former World Boxing Association Light Middleweight champion Yuri Foreman, 32, made a successful comeback after a 22 month layoff in the co-main event of a nine bout card […]

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Anderson Wins Battle, Lartey Wins War in Newark with RCM’S Robert Brizel at Ringside

  Anderson Wins Battle, Lartey Wins War in Newark By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent Newark, NJ (January, 20 2013)–Welterweight Michael ‘Slick’ Anderson of Newark won the battle and answered every question about whether or not he was a world class ten round fighter in the main event of a seven bout card at […]

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What if Rocky Marciano Kept Fighting in 1955?

What if Rocky Marciano Kept Fighting in 1955? By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent  New York, NY (January 19, 2013)– On April 27, 1956, Rocky Marciano announced his retirement from the ring at age 32, seven months after his last appearance, a ninth round knockout of the then light heavyweight champion, Archie Moore, at […]

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Monte Two Gunz Barrett, Hot and Cold Heavyweight

Monte Two Gunz Barrett, Hot and Cold Heavyweight By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent  New York, NY (January 19th, 2013)–During the years I have known Monte Barrett, as both a fighter and a friend, Monte became a heavyweight who underwent a unique transformation. Monte changed from top contender to a heavyweight gatekeeper whose motivation […]

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Happy Birthday Ali, Float Like a Butterfly, Sting Like a Bee

Happy Birthday Ali, Float Like a Butterfly, Sting Like a Bee By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent  New York, NY (January 18th, 2013)– When Cassius Clay won the Heavyweight Olympic Gold Medal in 1960, nobody could have imagined then the fighter Muhammad Ali would emerge as much later on. Perhaps the tragedy of the […]

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RIP Ernest M-16 Mateen Dies, A Fighter Without Advice

  RIP Ernest M-16 Mateen Dies, A Fighter Without Advice By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent   New York, NY (January 12th, 2012)– Several years ago, I met Ernest ‘M-16’ at ringside working the Cordon Bleu nightclub boxing event in the corner of his brother, light heavyweight prospect Hamid-Abdul Mateen. We struck up a […]

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Robert Brizel’s Boxing Predictions for 2013

12 Boxing Predictions For 2013 By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent  Here are the 12 top boxing predictions for the 2013 professional boxing year ahead:   Prediction Number One: With the departure of retiring Larry Merchant, and the passage of Emanuel Steward, Harold Lederman will become the principal television boxing commentator for Home Box […]

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Matchmaker Mike Melendez Ices TeleFutura Dec 29 Card

Matchmaker Mike Melendez Ices TeleFutura Dec 29 Card By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent   Ponce,  Puerto Rico (December 23, 2012)– “I’m very excited.  It’s my first nationally televised card!” noted Pennsylvania matchmaker Michael Melendez. “I’ll be flying to Puerto Rico on December 26, and meeting with promoter Albert Rivera of Maxx FC Promotions, the […]

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Referee Eddie Claudio speaks with Real Combat Media

Referee Eddie Claudio speaks with Real Combat Media Referee Eddie Claudio Remembers Wayne Kelly By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent   New York, NY– The boxing world lost some big names in 2012, including Angelo Dundee, Carmen Basilio, Hector Camacho and Emanuel Steward, to name only a few. One name which will be lost […]

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Steve Cunningham Robbed in Adamek Rematch But Should Not Retire

Steve Cunningham Robbed in Adamek Rematch But Should Not Retire By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent In Tomasz Adamek versus Steve Cunningham II, boxing press had it consensus at 118-110 for Cunningham, with some experts giving Steve Cunningham every round. The highway robbery in Bethlehem at the Sands Casino is now complete. 116-112, 115-112, […]

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Reflections On The Great White Hope 30 Years Later

Reflections On The Great White Hope 30 Years Later By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent *All Photos Copyright Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media, All Rights Reserved New York, NY– By winning 24 consecutive fights in a row, Irish Gerry Cooney in and of himself was nothing special, until the media got wind of the hype […]

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Larry Holmes in Twilight

Larry Holmes in Twilight By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent *All Photos Copyright Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media, All Rights Reserved  Easton, PA– At age 63, Larry Holmes still believes he was a better heavyweight boxer than all the rest. Holmes, who fought between 1973 and 2002, a 29 year span, had a career […]

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Real Combat Media Ten Count of 2012

Ten Count of 2012 By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent Recognizing a moment of internet silence for those lost in 2012. Taps for Bert Sugar, Carmen Basilio, Jimmy Bivins, Hector Macho Camacho, Angelo Dundee, Wayne Kelly, LeRoy Nieman, Goody Petronelli, Emmanuel Steward, Corrie Sanders, Johnny Tapia, Jeff Fraza, Don Fullmer, Julio Cesar Gonzalez, Charley […]

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Should Junior Jones Return To The Ring?

  Should Junior Jones Return To The Ring? By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent *All photos Copyright Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media, All Rights Reserved Brooklyn, NY (December 21, 2012)–Brooklyn native Junior ‘ Poison’ Jones held various world boxing titles at bantamweight, super bantamweight, featherweight and super featherweight, compiling a record of 50-6 with […]

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Redkach and Ion Dan Win on DiBella Undercard

Redkach and Ion Dan Win on DiBella Undercard By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent *All photos Copyright Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media, All Rights Reserved New York, NY– Two rising prospects both won their bouts on the undercard of a ten bout card at Roseland Ballroom on Wednesday, December 19, 2012, promoted by DiBella […]

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Will Rosinsky Wins in The Wrong Weight Class

Will Rosinsky Wins in The Wrong Weight Class By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent  Brooklyn,NY–Will Rosinsky would much rather be fighting as a 168 pound super middleweight. When Rosinsky, now 17-2, 9 knockouts, Ozone Park, New York, agreed to fight veteran Otis Griffin, now 24-11-2, 10 knockouts, Sacramento, California, Griffin wanted the fight at […]

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Gabriel Bracero Needs Better Opposition

Gabriel Bracero Needs Better Opposition By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent Brooklyn,NY–Inside the ring after Gabriel ‘Tito’ Bracero stopped Johnnie Edwards in the fourth round, trainer Tommy Gallagher noted “We need to find Gabriel some better opposition.” From his mouth to God’s ears. BoxRec lists Bracero as standing 5′ 7″, and Johnnie Edwards as […]

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Mark Weinman’s Unlikely Comeback at Age 50

Mark Weinman’s Unlikely Comeback at Age 50 By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent  Whitestone, NY (December 20, 2012)– Now hailing from Whitestone, Queens, New York, here is Mark Weinman, The Hebrew Hammer. With 21 years between pro bouts, such a comeback attempt would seem highly unlikely. Florida relicensed Weinman and sanctioned his comeback. Here […]

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Roy Jones Jr. Needs A WBA Rematch With Denis Lebedev

Roy Jones Jr. Needs A WBA Rematch With Denis Lebedev By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent  New York, NY (December 19th, 2012)– Now that WBA interim champion Denis Lebedev of Russia has finally won the full World Boxing Association World Cruiserweight championship by knocking Santander Silgado of Columbia, one wonders, from Antonio Tarver to […]

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Tito Bracero and Will Rosinsky Roseland Card Preview

  Tito Bracero and Will Rosinsky Roseland Card Preview By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent *All Photos Copyright Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media, All Rights Reserved  New York, NY (December 19th, 2012)– On Wednesday night, December 19, 2012, at Roseland Ballroom in New York City, Lou DiBella Entertainment will present an 11 bout card […]

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Silgado Knocked Out as Lebedev Retains WBA Title

  Silgado Knocked Out as Lebedev Retains WBA Title By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent *All photos Copyright Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media, All Rights Reserved Brooklyn, NY (December 18th, 2012)– The dream of 23-0 cruiserweight boxer Santander ‘Cha Cha’ Silgado, a Colombian fighting out of Brooklyn, New York, ended in disappointment when World […]

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Jose Nino Ribalta Interview: Tyson, Morrison and HIV, Cuba, Charity Comeback

Jose Nino Ribalta Interview: Tyson, Morrison and HIV, Cuba, Charity Comeback By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent  In an exclusive interview with Real Combat Media, former top rated Cuban heavyweight contender Jose Nino Ribalta talked about sparring with Tommy ‘The Duke’ Morrison without being told Morrison had the HIV virus, his televised fight with […]

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