Rich Mancuso

Established sports journalist and educator. Published frequently on various sports web sites and publications. Graduate of City College of New York. Been writing and broadcasting as a professional for 28 years. Rich joined Double G Sports in March of 2011 as a general sports writer and lead Boxing journalist. Specialize in coverage of pro boxing, Major League Baseball. Baseball editor and writer covering the New York Mets for Latinosports.com and Newyorksportsday.com Previous writer for the Associated press. Broadcaster of pro wrestling on WFAN sports radio in New York City. Bronxnet, Sportschannel New York and News 12 Bronx. Currently still resides in the Bronx and coordinates editing and writing of keepitintheringsports.blogspot.com web site. Also an award winning writer and educator of journalism of literature and journalism courses on the high school and college level. "Keep It In The Ring" - was established 20 years ago. It is the slogan established on WFAN by Mancuso and continued over the years with a newsletter and with boxing coverage. It was the closing tag that Mancuso used when he closed his wrestling program on the FAN with Jodi McDonald.

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By Rich Mancuso On Thursday, February 16th, 2012
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Bradley and Pacquiao About To Sign The Deal

By Rich Mancuso Timothy Bradley signed with Top Rank to get his opportunity, a chance to meet Manny Pacquiao. After back-and-forth negotiations, and after Bob Arum and Pacquiao weighed options for the next opponent, More...

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By Rich Mancuso On Thursday, February 16th, 2012
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Is Chavez Jr. Avoiding Sergio?

By Rich Mancuso Lou Dibella said this week that WBC Middleweight champion Julio Caesar Chavez Jr. must defend his title against his champion Sergio Martinez, or vacate the title. It was a statement directed more More...

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By Rich Mancuso On Saturday, February 11th, 2012
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Abner Mares: “Major Fights Are More Important Than A Title”

By Rich Mancuso To Abner Mares a boxing title is not significant. Perhaps that explains why the bantamweight relinquished his IBF championship this week. This latest turn of events, in the more exciting and noted More...

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By Rich Mancuso On Friday, February 10th, 2012
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Will Pacquiao Be Next To Leave Arum?

By Rich Mancuso Though three-time champion Miguel Cotto and Bob Arum remain on good terms there was no surprise as to the May 5th Cotto-Floyd Mayweather Jr. meeting. Cotto was rumored to be doing his own business More...

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By Rich Mancuso On Wednesday, February 8th, 2012
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Angelo Dundee: An Innovator Who Knew How To Work The Corner

By Rich Mancuso Sadly this has been a bad two days for boxing with the passing of middleweight Gene Fulimer, Goody Petroelli, the trainer and manager of Marvin Hagler, and on Wednesday the passing of referee Wayne More...

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By Rich Mancuso On Tuesday, February 7th, 2012
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Ortiz Can’t Catch Break, Fight With Berto Is Off

By Rich Mancuso Victor Ortiz said he was in the best shape of his career. And the return bout with Andre Berto was significant after handing over the WBC welterweight title belt to Floyd Mayweather Jr. So on Tuesday, More...

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By Rich Mancuso On Sunday, February 5th, 2012
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Berto Hurt? No Ortiz Fight? Chavez Avoids Sergio?

By Rich Mancuso It has been confirmed that Andre Berto, who suffered a serious arm injury in training, is hurt and may not be able to get in the ring and fight Victor Ortiz another time on their February 11th Showtime More...

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By Rich Mancuso On Sunday, February 5th, 2012
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Iron Mike Gets Call From Another Hall

By Rich Mancuso Mike Tyson got his due last June as a new inductee into the international Boxing Hall of Fame. Now he goes from one Hall of Fame to another, as a new member of the WWE Hall of Fame which will be More...

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By Rich Mancuso On Friday, February 3rd, 2012
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Hopkins Wants Dawson On The Boardwalk

By Rich Mancuso The first fight with Bernard Hopkins and Chad Dawson was shifted from the Prudential Center in Newark New Jersey. Territorial venue issues with Main Events, the New Jersey based promotion caused More...

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By Rich Mancuso On Wednesday, February 1st, 2012
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Ortiz Has To Overcome Mayweather Loss To Be Considered The Best

By Rich Mancuso Victor Ortiz still believes he did not lose to Floyd Mayweather Jr. The mental approach says that, yet his debut as a pay-per-view fighter was not classified as one that will be remembered. Those More...

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By Rich Mancuso On Tuesday, January 31st, 2012
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The Return of “JuanMa”

By Rich Mancuso Showtime got the fight, the rematch with Orlando Salido and Juan Manuel Lopez set for March 10th at the Roberto Clemente Coliseum in Puerto Rico. Last April, Salido knocked out Lopez and took the More...

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By Rich Mancuso On Monday, January 30th, 2012
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Tarver’s Challenge To B-Hop Gets Attention

By Rich Mancuso This is a slow time for the boxing season with no major fights on the agenda for a few more weeks. So, that leaves room for continued speculation and Antonio Tarver, the Showtime analyst, and former More...