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Rigondeaux shocks Donaire in a upset !!!

Rigondeaux shocks Donaire in a upset !!!

    Rigondeaux Confirms Mythical Status Beating Donaire in Poorly Scored Bout By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Correspondent   New York, NY (April 14th, 2013)– Cuban southpaw WBO and WBA World Bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeaux has confirmed his mythical status by dealing Nonito Donaire his first loss in 12 years by 12 round decision […]

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25-0 Marcus Oliveira of Wisconsin is Don King’s Light Heavyweight Wild Card

25-0 Marcus Oliveira of Wisconsin is Don King’s Light Heavyweight Wild Card

  25-0 Marcus Oliveira of Wisconsin is Don King’s Light Heavyweight Wild Card By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent   Marcus Oliveira, a 25-0 Light Heavyweight contender from Wisconsin, is Don King’s Light Heavyweight wild card. With Tavoris Cloud losing to Bernard Hopkins, Don King, Oliveira is Don King’s best chance to challenge Bernard […]

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Could Floyd Be Next? New NABF Champion Paul Spadafora Reaches 48-0-1

Could Floyd Be Next? New NABF Champion Paul Spadafora Reaches 48-0-1

    Could Floyd Be Next? New NABF Champion Paul Spadafora Reaches 48-0-1 By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent   New York, NY (April 12th, 2013)– New North American Boxing Federation Super Lightweight champion Paul ‘The Pittsburgh Kid’ Spadafora has accomplished as a southpaw a feat rarely realized in professional boxing. Paul Spadafora is […]

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South African Heavyweight Johnny Du Plooy Dies at Age 48

South African Heavyweight Johnny Du Plooy Dies at Age 48

        South African Heavyweight Johnny Du Plooy Dies at Age 48 By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent   Gauteng, South Africa (April 12, 2013)– In the second such South African heavyweight tragedy since former WBO World Heavyweight champion Corrie Sanders was killed in a robbery attempt in September 2012, South African […]

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RCM HISTORICAL BOXING- Chuck Wepner is The Real Rocky Balboa

RCM HISTORICAL BOXING- Chuck Wepner is The Real Rocky Balboa

  Chuck Wepner is The Real Rocky Balboa RCM HISTORICAL BOXING By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Correspondent  Chuck Wepner, the little big man known as ‘The Bayonne Bleeder’, Wepner compiled a career record of 35-14-2 with 17 knockouts during his career as a professional from 1964 to 1978. Win some and lose some. Wepner paid […]

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Harry Greb, The Pittsburgh Windmill of Boxing Legend

Harry Greb, The Pittsburgh Windmill of Boxing Legend

  Harry Greb, The Pittsburgh Windmill of Boxing Legend RCM HISTORICAL BOXING By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Correspondent Harry Greb has been gone for 86 years. Despite that, his name has survived the test of boxing time. Born Edward Henry Greb in 1894, died in 1926, the 32 year old middleweight Greb was a […]

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The Truth Be Known: Carl The Truth Williams Dies at Age 53

The Truth Be Known: Carl The Truth Williams Dies at Age 53

    The Truth Be Known: Carl The Truth Williams Dies at Age 53 By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Correspondent New York, NY (April 8th, 2013)– Former world heavyweight contender turned Verizon security guard Carl ‘The Truth’ Williams, best remembered for his bouts with Iron Mike Tyson, Larry Holmes, Mike Weaver, Tommy Morrison, Tim […]

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The Strange Boxing Case of Bob Hazelton, Boxing’s First Steroids Victim

The Strange Boxing Case of Bob Hazelton, Boxing’s First Steroids Victim

  The Strange Boxing Case of Bob Hazelton, Boxing’s First Steroids Victim By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Correspondent RCM BOXING HISTORICAL ARTICLE Tall London heavyweight Bob Hazelton, who fought professionally as a boxer from 1966 to 1980, and then went on to become a weightlifter and bodybuilder, was truly boxing’s first victim of anabolic […]

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Hard Luck Russian Fighter Nugaev Upsets 19-0 Maicelo on ESPN

Hard Luck Russian Fighter Nugaev Upsets 19-0 Maicelo on ESPN

    Hard Luck Russian Fighter Nugaev Upsets 19-0 Maicelo on ESPN By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Correspondent   Hard working but unheralded Russian lightweight fighter Rustam Nugaev scored one of televised boxing’s biggest upsets of 2013 thus far with a fantastic eighth round knockout of 19-0 Peruvian prospect Jonathan Maicelo. Nugaev, inactive for […]

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Stop The Guns! Guerrero, Guns, Ghosts and Stupidity Are Ruining Boxing

Stop The Guns! Guerrero, Guns, Ghosts and Stupidity Are Ruining Boxing

  Stop The Guns! Guerrero, Guns, Ghosts and Stupidity Are Ruining Boxing By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent After Robert ‘The Ghost’ Guerrero’s arrest at JFK Airport in New York City on March 28, 2013, for gun possession nearly put the pending WBC World Welterweight title bout on May 4 MGM Brand Garden Arena […]

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Tito Bracero Wins, Eyes Winner of Garcia versus Judah Bout

Tito Bracero Wins, Eyes Winner of Garcia versus Judah Bout

      Tito Bracero Wins, Eyes Winner of Garcia versus Judah Bout By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent   New York, NY (April 5th, 2013)– In the featured bout of a nine bout prospects boxing card promoted by DiBella Entertainment at Roseland Ballroom in New York City on April 5, 2013, broadcast on […]

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Yuri Foreman is Still Alive, Wins on SportsNet

Yuri Foreman is Still Alive, Wins on SportsNet

    Yuri Foreman is Still Alive, Wins on SportsNet By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Correspondent  New York, NY (April 5th, 2013)– In the main event of a SportsNet nine bout card at Roseland Ballroom in New York City televised on tape delay on Thursday night, April 4, 2013, promoted by Lou DiBella Entertainment, […]

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Dynamite Karl Dargan Could Be The Next Lightweight Superstar

Dynamite Karl Dargan Could Be The Next Lightweight Superstar

  Dynamite Karl Dargan Could Be The Next Lightweight Superstar By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent  New York, NY ( April 4th, 2013)– With Edwin Valero no longer with us, and Adrien Broner having departed the lightweight division for Paulie Malignaggi and higher weight skies, Karl ‘Dynamite’ Dargan could be and should be the […]

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Ronson Frank Wins Comeback in Quiet Card

Ronson Frank Wins Comeback in Quiet Card

      Ronson Frank Wins Comeback in Quiet Card By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Correspondent- Ringside New York, NY (March 28th, 2013)– Light heavyweight prospect Ronson Frank made a successful comeback after more than two years inactivity due to contractual disputes with the O’Shea Brothers, scoring a second round stoppage of limited Sharif […]

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Gennady Golovkin versus Nobihiro Ishida WBA IBO Fight Preview

Gennady Golovkin versus Nobihiro Ishida WBA IBO Fight Preview

  Gennady Golovkin versus Nobihiro Ishida WBA IBO Fight Preview By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Correspondent   Monte Carlo, Monaco (March 27, 2013)– World Boxing Association and International Boxing Organization World Middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin of Kazakhstan will defend his world titles against Japanese challenger Nobuhiro Ishida in the main event on March 30, […]

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Banner Promotions Signs Welterweight Prospect Cornelius Whitlock For ESPN

Banner Promotions Signs Welterweight Prospect Cornelius Whitlock For ESPN

  Banner Promotions Signs Welterweight Prospect Cornelius Whitlock For ESPN By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent   New York, NY (March 26th, 2013)– Former Maryland Golden Gloves Amateur Champion Cornelius Whitlock, now 1-0-1 with one knockout, has signed with Banner Promotions, and will appear on the ESPN undercard on March 29, 2013 in Turning […]

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Boxing’s Ghetto Wizard, Benny Leonard

Boxing’s Ghetto Wizard, Benny Leonard

    Boxing’s Ghetto Wizard, Benny Leonard By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Correspondent http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NSxreC59N9c  New York, NY( March 25th, 2013)– In This Corner, Benny Leonard, ESPN six minute career highlight film on YouTube Benny Leonard, ‘The Ghetto Wizard’ ranks eighth in Ring’s Magazine’s list if the 80 best fighters of the past 80 years, […]

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Stevenson Gets Revenge on Bell Centre Card, Readies For Chad Dawson

Stevenson Gets Revenge on Bell Centre Card, Readies For Chad Dawson

    Stevenson Gets Revenge on Bell Centre Card, Readies For Chad Dawson By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Correspondent   Montrael, Canada (March 24th, 2013)– In two important bouts which took place at Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, on Friday evening, March 22, 2013, Canadian light heavyweight contenders Adonis Stevenson and Eleider Alvarez […]

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Heavyweight Robert Helenius Fighting Through Right Hand Injury

Heavyweight Robert Helenius Fighting Through Right Hand Injury

      Heavyweight Robert Helenius Fighting Through Right Hand Injury By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent   Magdeburg, Germany (March 24, 2013)– Swedish heavyweight fighter Robert Helenius, ‘The Nordic Nightmare’, has reached an overhyped 19-0 with 11 knockouts. Once touted as the one man to beat Wladimir Klitschko, Vitali Klitschko, and Alexander Povetkin, […]

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Edwin Valero versus Adrien Broner Dream Fight, Using Demarco Factor

Edwin Valero versus Adrien Broner Dream Fight, Using Demarco Factor

  Edwin Valero versus Adrien Broner Dream Fight, Using Demarco Factor By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent RCM Fantasy Boxing With all the hype coming up surrounding Adrien Broner’s step up to welterweight to challenge Paulie Malignaggi for Malignaggi’s World Boxing Association World Welterweight title, there’s still a few moments to ponder the dream […]

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Cuban Heavyweight Odlanier Solis Beats 17-0 Larsen, Future Still Uncertain

Cuban Heavyweight Odlanier Solis Beats 17-0 Larsen, Future Still Uncertain

    Cuban Heavyweight Odlanier Solis Beats 17-0 Larsen, Future Still Uncertain By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent   Berlin, Germany (March 23rd, 2013)– On Friday, March 22, 2013, Cuban Heavyweight Odlanier Solis Fonte, ranked ninth in the world on Boxrec, won a 12 round decision over 17-0 Norwegian Leif Larsen to retain his International […]

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Javier Fortuna Will Knock Out Miguel Zamudio, ESPN Fight Night Fight Card Preview

Javier Fortuna Will Knock Out Miguel Zamudio, ESPN Fight Night Fight Card Preview

    Javier Fortuna Will Knock Out Miguel Zamudio, Tropicana Fight Preview By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent   Las Vegas based boxing promoter Samson Lewcowicz is planning an April 19 card featuring impressive 21-0 Dominican Southpaw Javier Fortuna versus 25-1-1 Mexican Miguel Zamudio for the interim World Boxing Association World Featherweight title currently […]

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Curtis Showtime Stevens versus Derrick Findley Fight Preview

Curtis Showtime Stevens versus Derrick Findley Fight Preview

  Curtis Showtime Stevens versus Derrick Findley Fight Preview By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent *Photo Credit: Main Events  New York, NY (March 20,2013)– On April 20, 2013, at Madison Square Garden, Curtis ‘Showtime’ Stevens of Brownsville, Brooklyn, New York, will fight the eight round middleweight bout against Derrick ‘Superman’ Findley of Gary, Indiana, […]

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Sugar Ray Seales Can See The Light

Sugar Ray Seales Can See The Light

Sugar Ray Seales Can See The Light By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent   New York, NY (March 19th, 2013)–Every once in a while, boxing fans hear about the stellar career of Hall of Fame World Middleweight champion Sugar Ray Robinson. They talk about the sensational high profile career of Sugar Ray Leonard. They […]

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Emile Griffith, Benny Kid Paret Jr., and The End of The Ring of Fire

Emile Griffith, Benny Kid Paret Jr., and The End of The Ring of Fire

      Emile Griffith, Benny Kid Paret Jr., and The End of The Ring of Fire By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media correspondent   Pugilistica Dementia, Parkinson’s, Gout, Arthritis and Diabetes are some of the conditions affected the now mentally and physically declining former World Welterweight, Light Middleweight and Middleweight champion of the world, […]

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Speaking of The Ultimate Book of Boxing Lists

Speaking of The Ultimate Book of Boxing Lists

  Speaking of The Ultimate Book of Boxing Lists By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Correspondent   The late Bert Sugar and Teddy Atlas teamed with Muhammad Ali, Sugar Ray Leonard, Iran Barkley, Ruben Olivares, Thomas Hearns and others to write ‘The Ultimate Book of Boxing Lists’ which was published in 2010 by Running Press. […]

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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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