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Armory Favorites Jamal ‘Shango’ James and David Morrell Jr. to Fight for WBC Saturday

Fans Give James and Morrell a Big Send-Off at the Circle of Discipline Gym in Minneapolis as the Fighters Depart for Los Angeles Minneapolis, Minnesota (August 3, 2020) - Boxing is back and so is Minneapolis welterweight contender Jamal “Shango” James. With the return of live boxing, James is getting his long-awaited shot at a world title Saturday, August 8, as he takes on former world title challenger Thomas Dulorme for the WBA world interim welterweight championship in Los Angeles. No fans will be in attendance, but the bouts will headline the return of FOX PBC Fight Night on FOX,... Read more →


VIDEO: New York Trained Tiz The Law on Course for US Triple Crown

Tiz The Law became the first New York-trained thoroughbred to win the Belmont Stakes (Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 30, 2020)--Tiz The Law became the first New York-trained thoroughbred to win the Belmont Stakes since 1882 when he landed the 2020 renewal of the Triple Crown event in June. The Belmont Park contest brought up the first leg of the US Triple Crown in 2020 following the rescheduling of many of the major races this year. Jockey Manuel Franco opted to chase the leaders in the early stages of the race in New York before hitting the front of the field just after the... Read more →


*CNBNews Boxing: Webster v Pham, Super Middleweight Fight at Bally's

ATLANTIC CITY, NJPopular South Jersey based super middleweights, Derrick Webster and Gabriel Pham will meet in the eight-round main event as Hard Hitting Promotions makes it debut at Ballys Atlantic City Hotel and Casino on Saturday night, March 7th. Tickets currently available through Caesars Atlantic City Box Office. RELATED: BOXING Read more →


Colorado Rapids Ahead of a Busy Offseason

Gloucestercitynews.net (December 2, 2019)--Tim Howard retired and coach Robin Fraser was handed the reins on a permanent basis. The squad made a sluggish start to the 2019 season, but in the end, they were unlucky to miss out on a postseason place after delivering a strong rally. Now it is time for a new chapter to begin and these are the top five reasons for Colorado supporters to feel positive about the franchise’s prospects: Improving Results Colorado Rapids endured an 11-game winless streak at the start of the 2019 season. They lost nine and tied two in a dreadful run... Read more →


BATTLE ON THE BATTLESHIP

Gloucestercitynews.net--CAMDEN CITY, NJ --Friday, September 27 help the committee in raising funds for a statue honoring boxing legend Jersey Joe Walcott on the Battleship NJ About this Event The funds raised will be used to build a statue honoring boxing legend Jersey Joe Walcott, the Camden City native who held the World Heavyweight title from 1951 to 1952 and broke the record for the oldest man to win the title, at the age of 37. Don’t miss the boxing match-ups of amateur boxers as they battle it out to raise money for this honorary statue to be prominently displayed on... Read more →


Boxing and the UFC Rankings

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 16,2019)--The UFC rankings were introduced in February of 2013 and are generated by a voting panel made up of several media members. In order to rank these fighters, the media members are asked to vote who they feel are the top fighters as per the UFC by weight class and pound-for-pound. The media members are only eligible to vote for a fighter if they are active in the UFC. A fighter is allowed to appear in more than one weight division at a time and the champion and the interim champion of a division are considered to be in... Read more →


Sports Betting One Year On: Was It Worth it?

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(August 16, 2019)--It feels a little like ancient history now, but it’s actually just a little over a year since New Jersey went all the way to the Supreme Court, and secured the right for its citizens to place bets on sports events. The bill permitting wagers to be placed on sports was signed in June 2018, with Governor Phil Murphy placing the first legal bet. For the record, he backed the New Jersey Devils to bring home the Stanley Cup, and tournament favorites Germany to win soccer's World Cup, which was happening that summer. He backed losers in both... Read more →


VIDEO | Corey Anderson confronts Jon Jones at autograph signing in New Jersey

July 27, 2019 (July 27, 2019)--Current UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones was confronted by surging division contender Corey Anderson during an autograph signing this afternoon in New Jersey. As seen in the video below courtesy of ESPN’s Ariel Helwani, Anderson and some friends decided to crash Jones’ autograph signing. That didn’t sit well with ‘Bones‘, as the UFC light heavyweight champ barked back at Anderson and his companions before security eventually stepped in to stop the situation from escalating any further. Ariel Helwani ✔@arielhelwani Jon Jones is at a signing in NJ and Corey Anderson and some friends came... Read more →


“Do You Want To Play Some Football Under The Lights?"

University of Detroit Mercy Athletic History DATELINE DETROIT… OCTOBER 5, 1951 By Fred Lauck, Esq. Under the cool, night skies of a crisp October evening in the year of 1951, a bus load of Fightin’ Irishmen from Notre Dame pulled into Briggs Stadium at “The Corner” of Michigan and Trumbull Avenue. Their mission… to do battle with Detroit’s fightin’ Titans on the “Field of Dreams.” The lights at the historic stadium lit up the night sky over downtown Detroit seducing the “birds of a feather” into believing it was time to get up and go hunt worms again. The lights... Read more →


WrestleMania® to Feature First-Ever Women’s Main Event

STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For the first time in WWE history, a women’s match will be the main event of WrestleMania as the Raw Women’s Championship featuring Ronda Rousey (c) vs. Charlotte Flair vs. Becky Lynch will take place on Sunday, April 7 in front of a capacity crowd at MetLife Stadium and streaming live on WWE Network around the world. Ronda Rousey is the current Raw Women’s Champion, Olympic medalist, the first female UFC Champion, and the first woman to be inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame. She is also an actress and New York Times bestselling author. Charlotte Flair... Read more →


North-Philly Danny Garcia vs Granados Set for April

CNBNews graphics file PHILADELPHIA-(CNBNewsnet)(December 17, 2018)--Back in September North Philadelphia’s Danny Garcia found himself standing on the wrong side of the judge's decision. All of them. The unanimous decision loss to Shawn Porter had media outlets questioning Danny Garcia’s next move. Where will he go? Is he at crossroads? Does this put his career on the lee side of the hill? His next step has been decided. Adrian Granados. The best online sportsbooks haven’t listed odds for the fight yet. It is likely that Garcia will come into this bout as a moderate favorite, but we can’t count Granados out.... Read more →


Philadelphia Heavy Weight Boxer Endorses "Vegan" Lifestyle On Area Radio

Bryant Jennings, a contender for a heavy weight championship with a 23-2 record, including 13 knock outs, was interviewed by Dei Lynam recently on the "Interesting People" radio show on WWDB 860 AM. He spoke on the training and dedication required for success in life. The radio show is produced by Joe Ball, who has been creating interview radio shows in the area for about 30 years. He is founder and owner of phillybizmedia.com. There is no cost for guests to be interviewed. To be interviewed call 484-562-0063. Related articles Hannity Suggests It's Comey's Patriotic Duty To Appear On His... Read more →


CNB BUSINESS: Celebrity Boxing Promoter Authors Book On Ups and Downs, In And Out of The Ring

PHILADELPHIA PA (May 9, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--Philadelphia Promoter Celebrity and now author Damon Feldman was a guest interviewee on the WWDB-860 AM show, "Interesting People" recently. He told Dei Lynam of his experiences with celebrities he has put in the ring and his dealing with depression after his dad passed away, as reported in his new book, "The 16 Minute Man". The book is available at www.damonfeldman,com. The radio show is produced by Joe Ball, who has been creating interview radio shows in the area for about 30 years. He is founder and owner of phillybizmedia.com. There is no cost for guests... Read more →


Boxing around the clock, around the world this weekend

SAN DIEGO, Calif., October 21, 2017 – Boxing is truly an international sport, with national rivalries and regional flavor adding to the sport's attraction for many fans. This weekend's top fights make the case nicely, with action starting in Belfast, Northern Ireland and Stokke, Norway, then moving to the East Coast with action in New York and New Jersey, ending in the early hours Sunday with a live fight from Tokyo. Read more →


Boxing Match Schedule Oct-Dec 2017

Friday, October 13, 2017 Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio, California ESPN Deportes – Click For More Details Fidel Maldonado, Jr. (24-3-1, 19 KOs) vs Ismael Barroso (19-1-2, 18 KOs) – Saturday, October 14, 2017 SSE Arena, Wembley, London Undetermined – Click For More Details George Groves (26-3, 19 KOs) vs Jamie Cox (23-0, 13 KOs) – Saturday,… Read more →


CNBNews Boxing: McGregor strong early but Mayweather's skill wins out for 10th-round KO

LAS VEGAS — Floyd Mayweather Jr. said he set out a game plan to let Conor McGregor attempt his best shots, and then tire himself out. The strategy was timed perfectly by Mayweather, who set aside the ills of age and hammered McGregor with a series of late punches to set up a 10th-round technical-knockout victory… Read more →


Mayweather Wins with 10th Round TKO

CBS SPORTS LAS VEGAS -- In the end, the equation we all knew coming in turned out to be true: The best boxer in the world beat one of the best mixed martial artists in a boxing match. How we got there, however, was completely surprising. In his return from a two-year retirement, Floyd Mayweather improved to 50-0 with a 10th-round TKO over an incredibly game Conor McGregor in their pay-per-view superfight at T-Mobile Arena. But the storyline was just as much about McGregor, the UFC lightweight champion, in defeat than it was about the 40-year-old Mayweather in victory. McGregor,... Read more →


Where to Watch the Mayweather McGregor Fight In Philadelphia/South Jersey

BY VICTOR FIORILLO / PHILADELPHIA MAGAZINE Scroll to the bottom of this story for a full list of the bars showing the Mayweather-McGregor fight in the Philadelphia area. I love a good fight, but usually when there’s a “big fight” on pay-per-view, it can be hard to find a decent place to watch it. The strip clubs are the only guarantees. But this weekend for the Mayweather-McGregor fight, the rules have changed completely. I don’t remember the last time that people were this excited for a boxing event. It’s sort of like your pals who could care less about the... Read more →


Shields Dominates in Detroit Victory

Photo by Bob Ryder By Raymond Rolak | Exclusive for CNBNewsnet Tex-Mex Fighter to Undefeated Russian, ‘Good Night’ - (Spokojnoj Nochi) DETROIT — It was a spirited and home-style crowd at the MGM Ballroom urging Claressa Shields onward and upward. They were there to see Shields defeat the women’s pro-Nikki Adler from Germany. It was the undefeated and much more experienced Adler. It didn’t take much urging and it didn’t take the full ten rounds. From the opening bell, Shields put strong jabs into the face of the former champion. In later action, Shields followed with many scoring and heavy... Read more →


Undefeated Philadelphia Boxer Featured on "Lifestyles" Radio

PHILADELPHIA, PA--Noted Philadelphia sports, commentator Dei Lynam (center) interviewed Stephen Fulton Jr. (R), a 22-year-old featherweight Golden Gloves titlist with a current record 11-0 including 5 knock outs along with his trainer Mohammad Hamza (L). The interview will be aired Thursday, August 27 at 1-1:30 pm and repeated the following Sunday noon to 12:30 pm on WWDB 860AM. "Lifestyles" is produced by Joe Ball, who has been creating interview radio shows in the area for about 30 years. He is founder and owner of phillybizmedia.com. To be interviewed call 484-562-0063. Interviews are free. (source press release) Related articles Donald Trump... Read more →


BOXING: Mayweather, McGregor smack tour only free thing for fans

NEW YORK Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Jr. will earn perhaps nine-figure paydays while fight fans will be charged $100 to watch on TV in high def and can't get into the arena for anything less than a $500 face-value ticket if they're lucky. But in New York, where a "Hamilton" seat can cost you a… Read more →


Boxing: Texas style true grit in Britain, Spence defeats Brook by 11th round KO

SAN DIEGO, May 27, 2017 – Kell Brook won his IBF welterweight title on foreign soil, defeating Shawn Porter in California in 2014. Errol Spence, Jr. took Brook's belt away in the same manner, beating the champion on his own turf Saturday and proving up to his nickname, "The Truth." In front of 27,000 screaming fans… Read more →


Boxing: Canelo Alvarez delivers beatdown to Chavez Jr.

GGG vs. Canelo set Sept. 16 LAS VEGAS, May 6, 2017 – In front of a sold out T-Mobile Arena filled with 20,510 roaring fans, representing millions more fans glued to their screens in Mexico and throughout the world, Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Julio Caesar Chavez Jr. put pride on the line, not only their own but the pride of the entire… Read more →


“White Devils” and "Crackers"—FBI Records Show Muhammad Ali’s Racist Mosque Tirades

As a Nation of Islam heavyweight, boxing legend Muhammad Ali referred to In 2005 Bush called him "the Greatest of All Time" and "a man of peace," and tied the Presidential Medal of Freedom around the former heavyweight champion's neck. Caucasians as “white devils” and “crackers” and told mosque worshipers that “black women have the best sons and daughters in the world,” according to Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) records obtained by Judicial Watch. Known as Cassius Clay before converting to Islam, Ali also said “programs of integration are useless,” that blacks want separation, not integration and that the 1964... Read more →


Undefeated Light Heavyweight Mike Lee Giving his all to Boxing

SAN DIEGO, February 14, 2017 – Athletes don't pursue boxing because it's the easy path to fame or fortune. Most boxers are driven to escape tough times, whether poverty, crime, or a difficult family life. When there's another option, why work so hard and risk so much? Undefeated light heavyweight Mike Lee is one of those… Read more →