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Heavyweight Smokin’ Bert Cooper Dies at 53, Took Evander Holyfield and Michael Moorer on Championships Trips to Hell

Heavyweight Smokin’ Bert Cooper Dies at 53, Took Evander Holyfield and Michael Moorer on Championships Trips to Hell *Photo Credit: Philly Boxing History By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent New York, NY (May 11th, 2019)–Pennsylvania heavyweight contender Smokin’ Bert Cooper, a Joe Frazier student protégé who took Evander Holyfield and Michael Moorer […]

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Double Boxing Tragedy: George Foreman Loses Daughter, Cheatham County Sheriff’s Deputy Kills Caleb Plant’s Mother

Double Boxing Tragedy: George Foreman Loses Daughter, Sheriff’s Deputy Kills Middleweight Champion’s Mother By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Photocourtesy Dailystar.co.uk On Saturday, March 9, 2019, two unexpected boxing tragedies suddenly rocked the professional boxing world into an unanticipated state of mourning. Former world heavyweight champion George Foreman’s boxing daughter Freeda George Foreman, […]

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RCM HISTORICAL BOXING: Who Would Win? Mike Tyson vs. George Foreman Argument Rekindles on Facebook

Who Would Win? Mike Tyson vs. George Foreman Argument Rekindles on Facebook By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Mike Tyson versus George Foreman remains a timeless heavyweight championship riddle. Who would win? You Tubers have computer simulated the dream fight, the modern day successor to Muhammad Ali versus Rocky Marciano. Ali […]

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RCM HISTORICAL BOXING: Sonny Liston vs Evander Holyfield 15 Round Dream Fight

Sonny Liston vs Evander Holyfield 15 Round Dream Fight: Who Wins? By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent In recent memory, individuals on Facebook and various internet boxing sites have pondered what would happen if Charles ‘Sonny’ Liston fought Evander ‘The Real Deal’ Holyfield. The matchup is not unlike Muhammad Ali versus George […]

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RCM Historical Boxing: Ten Bouts Where One Last Punch Made A Difference

  RCM Historical Boxing: Ten Bouts Where One Last Punch Made A Difference By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   When a fight hear its final round conclusion, not every fighter makes it or wins. Every second counts. Here are a few of my favorite wild endings:   One: George Foreman versus […]

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Houston’s Historic George Foreman Youth and Community Center to Host 2016 Gulf Boxing Association Regional Championships

Premier event – Gulf LBC selects team to travel to USA BOXING Elite National Championships in conjunction with the Selection and Announcement of the First Inaugural George Foreman Youth and Community Center Elite International Travel Team!!    HOUSTON, TX (October 10, 2016) -Starting with the ring of the bell on October 22nd, local area boxers […]

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REAL COMBAT MEDIA UK: Why does boxing produce so many Bible punchers?

By Alan Hubbard Manchester, UK, (5th of November 2015)– Religion and I may have parted company some years ago but I respect those who have the faith, whatever that might be. So I hope I do not cause offence when I say I wonder if boxing is now suffering from surfeit of Bible punching. I […]

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RCM HISTORICAL BOXING: Marvin Johnson versus Galindez: Mechanics of Counter Right

  Marvin Johnson versus Galindez: Mechanics of Counter Right By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6wxHcb4cJco Critical historical look backs often reveal technique and game plan can override style and boxing ability in many cases. The case in point this reporter wishes to cite is Marvin Johnson versus the late Victor […]

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RCM HISTORICAL BOXING: Evander Holyfield, The Hardest Working Heavyweight Champion Ever

    Evander Holyfield, The Hardest Working Heavyweight Champion Ever By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent  *Photo Credit: Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media When one looks at the all-time heavyweight champions list, one finds such familiar names as Rocky Marciano, Muhammad Ali, Joe Louis, George Foreman, Vitali and Wladimir Klitschko, Lennox Lewis, […]

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Jack Bodell to David Price Connection: British Heavyweights Who Fell Short

  Jack Bodell to David Price Connection: British Heavyweights Who Fell Short Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent For a brief moment, southpaw heavyweight Jack Bowell was a British heavyweight who seemed well on his way to going places. Bodell had decisioned Joe Bugner in September 1971 to win the Commonwealth […]

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RCM HISTORICAL BOXING: Rocky Marciano and Riddick Bowe: Most Underestimated Heavyweight Champions Ever

      Rocky Marciano and Riddick Bowe: Most Underestimated Heavyweight Champions Ever By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Rocky Marciano and Riddick Bowe are former world heavyweight champions of unique distinction. Bowe and Marciano combine for a professional record of 92-1 with a recent win over every opponent they fought. Marciano […]

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RCM Historical Boxing – Remembering Gil Clancy, They Don’t Make ‘Em Like They Used To

RCM Historical Boxing – Remembering Gil Clancy, They Don’t Make ‘Em Like They Used To

    Remembering Gil Clancy, They Don’t Make ‘Em Like They Used To By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent  RCM Historical Boxing Hall of Fame boxing trainer Gil Clancy is probably best remembered as a CBS, MSG and HBO television boxing commentator, and not as a trainer of Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier, George […]

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Brizel’s All Time Virtual Heavyweight Boxing Championship Tournament: Round One

Brizel’s All Time Virtual Heavyweight Boxing Championship Tournament: Round One

                Brizel’s All Time Virtual Heavyweight Boxing Championship Tournament: Round One By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent In an experiment, I took some of the famous names in the heavyweight division, champions and contenders, past and present, and did my own all-time heavyweight tournament on paper. […]

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RCM Historical Boxing: Archie Moore’s Shining Light Heavyweight Moment

RCM Historical Boxing: Archie Moore’s Shining Light Heavyweight Moment

        Archie Moore’s Shining Light Heavyweight Moment   By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media Head Boxing Correspondent   There are certain boxing historical moments which shatter the time barrier. Jack Johnson standing over the fallen James Jeffries. Max Schmeling knocking out Joe Louis. Rocky Marciano’s knockout punch on Jersey Joe Walcott. Round […]

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RCM Historical Boxing:The Great Ron Lyle, His Bout With George Foreman Remembered For Sure

RCM Historical Boxing:The Great Ron Lyle, His Bout With George Foreman Remembered For Sure

    The Great Ron Lyle, His Bout With George Foreman Remembered For Sure By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Correspondent   Some cats have nine lives. Ron Lyle had three. The only one of 19 children to get in trouble with the law, Lyle was convicted of second degree murder in a gang fight […]

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MARK CUBAN TO GIVE A DALLAS WELCOME TO MIKEY GARCIA / JUAN MANUEL LOPEZ

MARK CUBAN TO GIVE A DALLAS WELCOME TO MIKEY GARCIA / JUAN MANUEL LOPEZ

MARK CUBAN TO GIVE A DALLAS WELCOME TO MIKEY GARCIA / JUAN MANUEL LOPEZ GEORGE FOREMAN / BOB ARUM AT A NEWS CONFERENCE ANNOUNCING THE WORLD FEATHERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP Tomorrow!  Thursday, May 9, at 1 P.M. CT American Airlines Center® * OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! *             DALLAS (May 8, 2013) — Dallas Maverick’s owner MARK […]

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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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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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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 2012 Olympic Boxing Preview

Boxing- 2012 London Olympic preview By: Travis Kennedy Well it’s that time again ladies and gentlemen! It’s time to support your countries boxers at the 2012 Olympics. It seems as though it was only yesterday I was tuned in and watching Rau’shee Warren, Demetrius Andrade, and many other amateur boxers from the United States competing […]

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Shannon Briggs speaks with Real Combat Media Radio

Real Combat Media Radio speaks with former World Heavyweight Champ Shannon Briggs By: Chris “Gunzz” Cercola LIKE us on FACEBOOK RealCombatMediaCOM Follow Real Combat Media Boxing on TWITTER @REALCOMBATMEDIA Add us to your circle on GOOGLE PLUS Real Combat Media. ENJOY & SUBSCRIBE TO OUR EXCLUSIVE FIGHTER INTERVIEWS ON  REAL COMBAT MEDIA YOU TUBE JOIN […]

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The Journeyman Distinction

The Journeyman Distinction

The Journeyman Distinction By Eliud Vazquez Torres Journeymen in boxing are much needed. They are the ones that promoters call up whenever they have a prospect that they think can proceed to the next level. A journeyman can provide rounds, competition, and even a few surprises for the sponsors to evaluate the fighters that they […]

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‘Sweet’ Reggie Johnson Interview Part III

‘Sweet’ Reggie Johnson Interview Part III

‘Sweet’ Reggie Johnson Interview Part III By Boxing Reporter and Writer Chris Cercola In part three and the final segment in this amazing interview with “Sweet” Reggie Johnson, Reggie talks about the late Julio Gonzalez, George Foreman writing him a very inspirational letter, and the great trainer Jesse Reid. There’s some history with Julio Gonzalez. When […]

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Ron Lyle vs George Foreman – El Punto de Referencia Para Los Pesos Pesados

Ron Lyle vs George Foreman – El Punto de Referencia Para Los Pesos Pesados

Ron Lyle vs George Foreman – El Punto de Referencia Para Los Pesos Pesados Por: Boxeo Escritor Scott Canipe     “Esto no es arte, pero es slugging” – Howard Cosell El 24 de enero de 1976, una de las mayores muestras de un lado a otro poder de pegada fue exhibido en el Caesars Palace en el Pabellón de Deportes de Las Vegas, Nevada. Este “combate de boxeo” es, sin duda, la mayor pelea de peso pesado de ocurrirdurante la […]

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Ron Lyle vs George Foreman –The Benchmark for Heavyweights

Ron Lyle vs George Foreman –The Benchmark for Heavyweights

 Ron Lyle vs George Foreman –The Benchmark for Heavyweights By: Boxing Writer Scott Canipe “This isn’t artistic, but it is slugging!” – Howard Cosell On January 24, 1976, one of the greatest displays of back and forth punching power was exhibited at the Caesars Palace Sports Pavilion in Las Vegas, Nevada.  This “boxing match” is, […]

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