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By Augustine Dashiell On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
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Discipline Through Military Career Led Shawn Cameron To Boxing Ring

(Photo credit: Team Killa) BROOKLYN – Few are born to box. Circumstance or a parent usually force young men into the ring at a young age, but for some their call comes about in a totally different fashion. Shawn More...

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By Augustine Dashiell On Monday, January 12th, 2015
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New York Native, Mikkel LesPierre Balances Full-Time Job and Full-Time Boxing Training, Looking For Big Break

  BROOKLYN - Before one gets the fame and fortune of a world champion boxer, dues are paid. One such on the dues paying tour is 29 year-old Mikkel “Slikk Mikk” LesPierre. LesPierre trains out of Gleason’s More...

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By Augustine Dashiell On Sunday, June 1st, 2014
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Alex “Brick City Bullet” Perez Defeats Jeremiah Wiggins

Whippany (NJ) – KEA boxing made its return to the Birchwood Manor last night with a six-fight card headlined by Alex “Brick City Bullet” Perez. Perez didn’t disappoint, as he dispatched a tough Jeremiah More...

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By Augustine Dashiell On Tuesday, May 20th, 2014
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Medical Issues Behind Him, Jersey’s Denis Douglin Looks to Climb Boxing Ranks

Four years ago, I met junior middleweight Denis “Momma’s Boy” Douglin, then an undefeated boxer with press growing due to his boxing skills and due to the fact that his trainer is his mother Saphya Douglin. More...

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By Augustine Dashiell On Wednesday, April 30th, 2014
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Bobby Gunn Jr. Gets Second Straight First-Round Knockout

Hackensack – Junior middleweight prospect Bobby Gunn Jr. recorded his second first-round knockout in as many fights Saturday at the ABC Auditorium in Annandale, Virginia. “It felt good (getting the early stoppage) More...

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By Augustine Dashiell On Friday, April 25th, 2014
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“Jersey Boy” Bobby Gunn Jr. Heads South for his 2nd Professional Fight

HACKENSACK – There is a junior middleweight prospect with a recognizable name on his way to Virginia for his second professional fight. Bobby Gunn Jr. travels to familiar territory on Saturday in quest of his More...

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By Augustine Dashiell On Thursday, April 10th, 2014
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From Law Office to Promotions, Baltimore Boxer Venroy July is Learning the Ropes Quickly

Venroy July (right) Boxers often pull double, even triple duty early in their careers as pugilism hasn’t provided immediate financial security. How many can list being an attorney and promoter as they navigate More...

By Luis Vazquez On Monday, November 4th, 2013
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GGG Brings Down The Curtain On Showtime In A Theater

Gennady Golovkin is the champion everyone wants to fight. He is deemed the most beatable of the current four middleweight boxing champions. However, after Saturday night’s dismantling of Curtis Stevens in eight More...

By Luis Vazquez On Sunday, September 29th, 2013
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OLSZEWSKI STOPS ALCIVAR IN BITTER REMATCH, CAPTURES VACANT IFBA WOMEN’S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

At the five star Banquet Hall in Long island City, NY this past Wednesday night, 9/25, a packed house witnessed two superb women athletes who resumed their rivalry that started when Patricia “Patty Boom Boom” More...

By Luis Vazquez On Monday, September 16th, 2013
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Mayweather Father Time Holds Off Canelo New Year

It was a night where experience neutralized youth. This was openly displayed before a mostly pro-Mexican crowd celebrating Mexican Independence day. It was the type of atmosphere that is difficult to emerge victorious. More...

By Rory McQueen On Sunday, September 15th, 2013
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WEEK 2…The Rich Get Richer

Super Bowls and Final Fours are the busiest weekends in Vegas, but nothing can fill the casinos and get the blood running like a good old fashioned boxing match. Floyd Mayweather Jr. versus Saul “Canelo” Alvarez More...

By Luis Vazquez On Saturday, September 7th, 2013
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GENNADY GOLOVKIN VS. CURTIS STEVENS: PRESS CONFERENCE

The press conference for the Gennady “GGG” Golovkin and Curtis “Superman” Stevens WBA and IBO World Middleweight championship scheduled for November 4th, took place at the Refinery Hotel Rooftop More...