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NABF Belt is Great Title, From Don King and Ali, to Bobby Hitz and Taylor Duerr

NABF Belt is Great Title, From Don King and Ali, to Bobby Hitz and Taylor Duerr

NABF Belt is Great Title, From Don King and Ali, to Bobby Hitz and Taylor Duerr By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent  Staying in 1969 in the heavyweight division in the United States, the North American Boxing Federation (NABF) belt became a prominent title and springboard to establishing top contenders as being […]

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Unique Boxing Trend! Judges No Longer Favoring Promoter’s Fighters, Underdogs Winning Frequently During Pandemic

Boxing Judges

Unique Boxing Trend! Judges NO Longer Favoring Promoter’s Fighters, Underdogs Winning Frequently During Pandemic Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Ever since Muhammad Ali got one judge’s scorecard in his first bout with Leon Spinks in defense of his world heavyweight title, which Spinks won by split decision in 15 rounds, […]

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Deontay Wilder Breaks His Hand in the Horsehair Gloves: Horsehair versus Padded Gloves Controversy

Wilder gets a broken hand

Wilder’s Gloves Were Not Foam Padded: Horsehair versus Padded Gloves Controversy By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent  Before his trilogy heavyweight title loss to Tyson Fury this past weekend, Deontay Wilder complained about Tyson Fury’s horsehair gloves. However, he wound up using the same pair. Four pairs of the Paffen Sports gloves were […]

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What is Next For Deontay Wilder? Could it be Robert Helenius?

What is Next For Deontay Wilder? By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Having gone 0-2-1 with Tyson Fury in their last three meetings, the time has come for “The Bronze Bomber”, Deontay Wilder, to move on to the next stage in his career. His next bout will not be Tyson Fury, and […]

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Dana White & ABC Boxing Medical Committee Condemn Bare Knuckles Malpractices After Justin Thornton Dies

Justin Thornton Dies

UFC President Dana White and ABC Boxing Medical Committee Condemn Bare Knuckles Malpractices After Tragic Death of MMA Fighter Justin Thornton By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Biloxi, Mississippi (October 6th, 2021)– On Monday, October 4, 2021, bare knuckles fighter Justin Thornton, age 38, 6-18 in MMA, died two months after getting […]

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Felix Verdejo & George Sosa Controversy: Should Pro Boxers Be Subject to the Death Penalty?

Felix Verdejo Faces the Death Penalty

Verdejo and Sosa Controversy: Should Pro Boxers Be Subject to the Death Penalty? By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent  Two recent incidents involving the deaths of a family member by pro boxers has revisited the old argument. Does Dementia Pugilistica, as in professional boxers getting hit in the head over a period […]

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When Managers Mismatch Top Prospects Too Soon: Strange Case of Detroit’s Ja’Rico O’Quinn

When Managers Mismatch Top Prospects Too Soon: Strange Case of Detroit’s O’Quinn By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Recently an established boxing manager in the Detroit area contacted me about an offer for his unbeaten rising Detroit area light heavyweight prospect to fight one division up against another unbeaten prospect attached […]

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VIOLENT CANELO VS. PLANT SHOWTIME PRESS CONFERENCE!

Canelo vs. Plant Press Conference

CANELO VS. PLANT SHOWTIME PRESS CONFERENCE & INTERVIEWS Los Angeles, CA (September 21st, 2021)– Mexican Superstar and Four-Division World Champion Canelo Álvarez and Undefeated Super Middleweight Champion Caleb Plant to Preview Undisputed 168-Pound Title Showdown Taking Place Saturday, Nov. 6 Live on SHOWTIME PPV® from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Mexican superstar, four-division […]

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WBO Heavyweight Merry-Go-Round of Choice: AJ, Usyk, Whyte, Ruiz, Ortiz or Joyce?

WBO Heavyweight Merry-Go-Round of Choice: AJ, Usyk, Whyte, Ruiz, Ortiz or Joyce? By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent  The World Boxing Organization has granted the Oleksandr Usyk camp a time extension to negotiate an acceptable financial deal to fight Anthony Joshua for their version of the world heavyweight title later in 2021, […]

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Robert Brizel Breaks Down Spence vs. Pacquiao

Robert Brizel Breaks Down Spence vs. Pacquiao By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent  Welterweight worlds will collide on August 21, 2021, when Errol Spence Jr. will face Manny Pacquiao, in a battle of 147 pounds world welterweight champions. Spence, the World Boxing Council and International Boxing Federation World Welterweight champion, will face […]

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Manuel Charr Returns to Face Christopher Lovejoy May 15th in Germany

Charr vs. Lovejoy

Diamond Boy Versus Pretty Boy Mismatch Should Never Take Place By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Cologne, Germany (May 14th, 2021)– On May 15, 2021, former World Boxing Association World Heavyweight champion Manuel “Diamond Boy” Charr, 34-1 with 17 knockouts, originally from Beirut, Lebanon, now hailing from Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, inactive for […]

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The Journey of John Ryder

John Ryder Was Willing To Replace Billy Joe Saunders

Robert Brizel Editorial: Ryders Of The Storm Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent To make the point clear, John ‘The Gorilla” Ryder is willing to step in to replace Billy Joe Saunders against Saul “Canelo” Alvarez if Saunders backs out of his scheduled showdown with Canelo on May 6, 2021, Saturday […]

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Erislandy Lara and Jovanni Straffon Score Brutal First Round Knockouts of May 2021 – Video

Lara Ko Highlight over LaManna

Erislandy Lara and Jovanni Straffon Score Brutal First Round Knockouts of May 2021 By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Some fights are destined by be remembered classics. Other fights are destined to be placed into the better to be forgotten at sites like sosoboxing.com. To get knocked out in the first round is […]

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Boxing Warriors of 2021

Tyson Fury 2021

Boxing Warriors of 2021 Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Despite the challenging time period for amateur and professional athletics, mankind, society, and the media outlets, some of boxing’s greatest warriors remain active, alert, determined, and in position to rise to the occasion to keep their careers and the sport of […]

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The Ryan Garcia Mystery. What Happened to King Ry?

New Robert Brizel Editorial: The Ryan Garcia Mystery. What Happened to King Ry? By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent There are many reasons which are possible when a top-flight world champion pulls out of a scheduled world title defense. Injury is the most common reason. Covid-19 Novel Coronavirus is a more recent […]

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WBO Bantamweight Champion Stephen Fulton, Philadelphia’s New Hero

Stephen Fulton Jr Desktop Photo

WBO Bantamweight Champion Stephen Fulton, Philadelphia’s New Hero Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Stephen Fulton Jr. currently holds the World Boxing Organisation World Super Bantamweight title. Fulton, 19-0 with eight knockouts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, defeated 20-0, Angelo Leo of Las Vegas, Nevada, by 12 round decision in January 2021 to win […]

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Robert Brizel Editorial: If WBC Knew Povetkin Was Sick From Covid Aftereffects, Whyte Rematch Should Not Have Been Allowed At This Time

The WBC

Robert Brizel Editorial: If WBC Knew Povetkin Was Sick From Covid Aftereffects, Whyte Rematch Should Not Have Been Allowed At This Time Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent World Boxing Council President Mauricio Sulaiman went public yesterday, stating to Igor Lazorin after the WBC Interim Heavyweight title rematch between Dillian Whyte […]

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Robert Brizel Editorial: Alcohol Free Adrien Broner Could Win A World Title Again

New Brizel Editorial: Alcohol Free Adrien Broner Could Win A World Title Again By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Adrien ‘The Problem’ Broner is scheduled to return on February 13, 2021, on Showtime. Broner held regional and world titles at featherweight, super featherweight, lightweight, and super lightweight. Broner has won only […]

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Robert Brizel Editorial: Is Crawford Vs. Porter Worth A Million Bucks?

Crawford vs Porter

Robert Brizel Editorial: Is Porter Vs. Crawford Worth A Million Bucks? By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Top Rank promoter Bob Arum has offered Shawn Porter one million dollars to fight Terence “Bud” Crawford, whom Bob wants to move, but cannot seem to do much with. Crawford will not fight Errol […]

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Robert Brizel Editorial: Welcome to 2021, The Year of Boxing Exhibition Mismatches

Floyd Mayweather vs. Logan Paul

New Brizel Editorial: Welcome to 2021, The Year of Boxing Exhibition Mismatches By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Conor McGregor fought Floyd Mayweather Jr. So why can’t Manny Pacquiao and Oscar De La Hoya be next? Iron Mike Tyson fought his exhibition with Roy Jones Jr. Will James Buster Douglas, Evander […]

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MMA Fighter Conor McGregor and Proper No. 12 Irish Whiskey

MMA Fighter Conor McGregor and Proper No. 12 Irish Whiskey By Robert Brizel, Real Combat Media MMA Correspondent   This week, at a local convenience and liquor store, a poster on the glass door of the store presented a unique boxing mystery. This reporter could not immediately identify the person in a boxing pose on […]

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From Daniel Dubois to Josh Taylor: Famous Boxers and Eye Injuries (Update)

Josh Taylor Eye Injury

From Daniel Dubois to Josh Taylor: Famous Boxers and Eye Injuries (Update) By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent  Heavyweight Daniel Dubois sustained a left medial orbital fracture in his tenth round loss to Joe Joyce recently. If Dubois eventually recovers by some miracle of medical treatment and superior eye care, he will […]

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Robert Brizel Editorial: Controversial Boxing Trainer Panama Lewis Died in 2020, Not To Be Forgotten

  Robert Brizel Editorial: Accused Cheater Panama Lewis Died in 2020, Not To Be Forgotten EditBy Robert Brizel, Brick Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent  *Photo Credit: Mundo Deportivo Noted trainer Carlos ‘Panama’ Lewis died quietly at age 74 in September 2020 during the COVID-19 Novel coronavirus pandemic, cause unknown. Gone, notoriously not forgotten by […]

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Heavyweight Angles Evolving: Joshua vs. Fury or Usyk, Joe Joyce vs. Usyk or Chisora

Heavyweight Angles Evolving: Joshua vs. Fury or Usyk, Joe Joyce vs. Usyk or Chisora Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent World Boxing Council World Heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has gone public with a new tee-shirt emblazoned with Anthony Joshua and Eddie Hearn which calls them “You Big Dossers” (homeless people). The […]

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Robert Brizel Editorial: Now WBA Champ Hiroto Kyoguchi Has Covid-19

Hiroto Kyoguchi

Robert Brizel Editorial: WBA Champ Hiroto Kyoguchi Has Covid-19, Stop All Bouts Till Pandemic Ends By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Current World Boxing Association Super World Light Flyweight champion Hiroto Kyoguchi of Japan and his trainer have both tested positive for Covid-19 Novel Coronavirus, forcing a cancellation of his scheduled November […]

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Biggest Boxing Upsets of October 2020

Boxing Upset

  Biggest Boxing Upsets of October 2020 By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent Big names and small names scored some improbable upset performances in the world of professional boxing in October 2020. Spectators or not, here are some of the ‘Rocky’ results, which decidedly were NOT expected to occur. Upset result number […]

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David McWaters Fighter, Teofimo Lopez, Potential Real Combat Media Boxer of the Year

Teofimo Lopez

Takeover! David McWaters Fighter, Teofimo Lopez, Potential Real Combat Media Boxer of the Year Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent  “We’re going to Disney World!” said Teofimo Lopez. David McWaters fighter Teofimo Lopez, who holds the undisputed World Lightweight championship, and the World Boxing Council, World Boxing Association, International Boxing Federation, […]

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Robert Brizel Editorial – Will WBSS Cruiserweight Winner Mairis Briedis Movie Up to Heavyweight?

Sintija Zandersone Leta

New Brizel Editorial: Mairis Briedis at Cruiser versus Heavyweight Crossroads By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent *Photo credit: Santija Zandersone Leta  Mairis Briedis, at age 35, has risen to become the top-ranked cruiserweight in the world.  Breidis, 27-1 with 19 knockouts, Riga, Latvia, has held the World Boxing Council Diamond, World Boxing […]

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Robert Brizel Editorial: Politics of Canelo’s DAZN Breach of Contract 280 million Dollar Lawsuit

Canelo 280 Million Dollar Lawsuit

Brizel Editorial: Politics of Canelo’s DAZN Breach of Contract 280 million Dollar Lawsuit Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Given the scope and impact of the COVID-19 Novel Coronavirus Pandemic on professional boxing and professional sports, the newly filed lawsuit of Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez, represented by their Maloney Law Firm […]

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Could UFC Fighter Sean O’Malley’s Career Be Over With UFC Fans?

Sean O'Malley Injury 

Could UFC Fighter Sean O’Malley’s Career Be Over With UFC Fans? Sean O’Malley has produced a defiant response after suffering a freak ankle injury during his first-round defeat to Marlon Vera at UFC 252. The undefeated bantamweight was the heavy favorite to vanquish his Ecuadorian opponent in the co-main event, but he rolled his ankle […]

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Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino Atlantic City, Famed Boxing Venue, To Be Demolished

Trump Plaza

Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino Atlantic City, Famed Boxing Venue, To Be Demolished By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent   Atlantic City, NJ (June 13th, 2020)– Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino on the boardwalk in Atlantic City, New Jersey, which opened on May 14, 1984, as Harrah’s Boardwalk or Harrah’s at Trump […]

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Robert Brizel Editorial: No Corona Beer, No Sunshine in Heavyweight Division

Robert Brizel Editorial:  No Corona Beer, No Sunshine in Heavyweight Division Editorial By Robert Brizel, Head Real Combat Media Boxing Correspondent  Mexico’s Grupo Modelo has temporarily stopped brewing Corona beer and its other brands. The Mexican government has declared an official health emergency, and ordered the suspension of non-essential activities due to the coronavirus pandemic. […]

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