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CNB Hunting/Fishing: Grizzly Bears Battle Over Mating Rights (Graphic Video, Not for Kids)

image courtesy of Vanessa Obran The dramatic footage was captured when a jealous male sprinted across the shale, tackled one of the mating pairs, and pinned it to the ground. video courtesy of Vanessa Obran BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA (MAY 9, 2024)(CNBNEWS)--Two grizzly bears fight over mating rights for 17 minutes. The film was shot in June 2023 in British Columbia. A group of tourists was left ‘distressed’ as two grizzly bears brutally battled over mating rights mere meters away from their boat. Vanessa Obran and her husband, John, were on a tour of a bay in British Columbia, Canada, on... Read more →


Achieving a Balanced Lifestyle by Boxing

In today's fast-moving world, keeping up with a healthy routine can feel like a big challenge. With busy work schedules and long lists of things to do, it's easy to put exercise and taking care of ourselves on the back burner. But even in the middle of all this craziness, there's something powerful that can help us. It's called boxing. Boxing isn't just about throwing punches; it's a way to boost both our physical fitness and our mental strength. At Hayabusa, a global leader in combat equipment and technical fight apparel, we understand the importance of incorporating boxing into your... Read more →


BOB HATRAK, the Youngest Warden of a Maxium Security Prison

Bob Hatrak, the youngest warden of a maximum-security prison in America, Rahway State Prison (now called East Jersey State Prison), took a "do-it-yourself" approach to life and work: The child of immigrants, Hatrak suffered a devastating accident that ended his burgeoning baseball career and led him to the forefront of modern prison reform—and discovering boxer James Scott. Hatrak spearheaded the Boxing Association, including a live HBO-produced match at Rahway Prison featuring inmate James Scott in his rise to become the second-highest ranked contender in the World Boxing Association's light heavyweight division—and one of the most incredible and uplifting stories in... Read more →


The Magnetic Charm of Casino Cities

Let's take a stroll down the boulevards lined with neon signs and slot machines. Whether it's the ringing bells of a winning streak or the buzz of anticipation that fills the air, casino cities have an unmistakable aura that draws in millions each year. You could be walking down these vibrant streets one moment, and the next, Play at vegasgems.com, immersing yourself in a world of fun and chance without ever leaving your home. But what exactly makes these locales such gaming meccas? It's not just the potential for luck; it's the culture, the glamour, and the spirited energy that... Read more →


Joe Frazier's Family Plans Live Boxing Card in Honor of The Champs 80th Birthday

BOARDWALK HALL JANUARY 13, 2024 JOE FRAZIER, JR. AND DANNY SWIFT GARCIA PRESENT “HOOKED ON GREATNESS” – CELEBRATING PAST AND LIVING LEGENDS, LIVE PROFESSIONAL BOXING RETURNS TO BOARDWALK HALL IN ATLANTIC CITY The family of the late great boxing legend and former world champion, Joe Frazier, will celebrate what would have been Smokin’ Joe’s 80th birthday with a live boxing card in Atlantic City, NJ, featuring two NABF Champions on Saturday, January 13. Joe Frazier, Jr. Promotions, in association with Danny Swift Garcia Promotions, present "Hooked on Greatness" Celebrating Past & Living Legends with a nine -bout professional boxing card... Read more →


Virtua Orthopedics & Spine Doctor Helps MMA Fighter to Fight Again

Ryan Cafaro, Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter and coach, 33, from Pennsauken, NJ, is considered a top prospect in the world of Mixed Martial Arts. When Ryan tore his ACL in March 2022, he knew he needed to find the best way to treat the injury, get his fighting career back on track, and achieve his goal for himself—to fight again within a year of his injury. Ryan’s first fight is scheduled for March 31, 2023. Sean McMillan, DO, sports medicine surgeon at Virtua Orthopedics & Spine, is the first surgeon in New Jersey to perform the Bridge-Enhanced ACL Repair... Read more →


CNB Boxing: A NIGHT OF WORLD CHAMPIONS

F1 WORLD CHAMPION MAX VERSTAPPEN AND WORLD BOXING CHAMPION SAUL ALVAREZ AKA CANELO SHOW UP FOR AN UNFORGETTABLE NIGHT ON SEPARATE YACHTS AND CELEBRATE TOGETHER. Miami, FL, January 3rd, 2021 – This Sunday, January 2nd at Miami celebrity hotspot Seaspice, reigning F1 World Champion Max Verstappen made an entrance on a handcrafted Waterdream 52-foot cruiser, the same model owned by Dutch Prince Bernhard Van Oranje. The 24-year-old World Champion race car driver is fresh off his thrilling world championship win in Abu Dhabi on December 12th defeating iconic racer Lewis Hamilton. He began to celebrate as soon as he disembarked.... Read more →


Elias Theodorou First Professional Athlete to Compete in USA with Medical Cannabis Exemption

TORONTO, Ontario, Canada/Denver, Colorado, USA - November 9, 2021 - Elias Theodorou, MMA fighter and medical cannabis advocate, will be the first professional athlete to compete with an exemption for the use of medical cannabis in professional sport in the United States. The first-ever American bout, with an in-competition Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) in place for medical cannabis, will occur on December 18, 2021. The State of Colorado granted the TUE to Theodorou in May 2021. “Validating my US Colorado TUE for cannabis with a fight and finish will officially stamp my place in American sporting history as the first... Read more →


Like Gambling? Here's The List Of Countries You Should Consider Living In

Gambling is a favorite pastime in countries around the world. The activity is still restricted in many countries across the globe, but many countries have liberal gambling laws. In fact, in some cities and countries, gambling is a main driver of the local economy. United Kingdom From a player’s standpoint, the UK is a great place to gamble. However, UK casinos must adhere to strict rules and regulations to be licensed by the UK’s Gambling Commission (its regulatory body). Gambling is a favorite pastime of those living in the UK, and players enjoy the benefit of not having to pay... Read more →


COMMUNITY EVENT: Jersey Joe Walcott Statue Unveiling and Community Celebration Event 

A Tribute to the Legendary Champion of Boxing. A Celebration for Camden City Invincible. Wiggins Park Promenade along the Camden City Waterfront, Camden, NJ Saturday, October 16, 2021 (rain date 10/17) – 1:00 pm Presented by: Camden County Board of Commissioners Mayor Vic Carstarphen, City of Camden Chief Gabriel Rodriguez, Camden County Police Department Camden County Historical Society Camden Community Partnership Camden County Jersey Joe Statue Committee The Cream Family And our many community partners Co-Master of Ceremony: Senator Jim Beach, Chairman, Jersey Joe Walcott Statue Committee Grandson Vincent Cream, Member, Jersey Joe Walcott Statue Committee 12:00 pm – Parade... Read more →


Michael “Mikee Whiteshoes” Francis Williamson, of Wildwood; Evangelist, Street Preacher, Lover of Jesus

Michael “Mikee Whiteshoes” Francis Williamson, 66, of Wildwood, NJ, was welcomed into Heaven on Saturday, September 4, 2021. Born on February 25, 1955 in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late John Elijah and Elaine Mae (Ward) Williamson. Michael attended St. Gabriel's High School in Philadelphia and enlisted in the US Navy. Evangelist, Street Preacher, Lover of Jesus, “Mikee Whiteshoes” was a fighter. As hard as he fought against men at the beginning of his life, as a boxer, he fought for the souls of men at the end of his life, as a minister of the Gospel... Read more →


What Is the Best Online Casino: A Fascinating Online Experience

Are you a gambling person? Do you enjoy playing games? Playing casino games is a very exciting experience. But what if we say that there is an online space where you can play casino games online Casino-Alpha easily? Now you can play online and win real quick. You should stop looking for the best online casino because you have already found it. This is the best mobile way to join a new world of online games. Let’s see what you can get by playing slots on the website. Play Casino Games Online and Win Your Money It is such a... Read more →


UFC Veteran Elias Theodorou Secures Victory for Medical Cannabis in Professional Sport

March. 15, 2021 /CNW/ - Elias Theodorou, the first professional athlete to compete in North America with a Therapeutic Use Exemption for Medical Cannabis, made history with his victory over fellow UFC veteran Matt Dwyer at the Rise Fighting Championship 6, hosted at the Songhees Wellness Centre in Victoria, British Columbia, March 13. The Mane Event struck a blow against the stigma of medical cannabis use in sports, defeating Matt Dwyer in a third-round decision in the headline fight of the night. The convincing win will help to dispel the notion that professional athletics and medical cannabis use are mutually... Read more →


CNBNews Boxing: Unbeaten Zhang Signs Promotional Deal with Matchroom

Zhang Zhilei (photo)has signed a promotional deal with Matchroom – a deal that sees Eddie Hearn’s promotional outfit appointed as the sole promoter of the Chinese star. The unbeaten China Heavyweight (21-0 16 KOs) has returned to action in November in Monte Carlo, Monaco with a ten-round win over Andriy Rudenko seeing Zhang pick up the WBO Oriental title for the third time – Zhang now sits at #11 with the WBO and #12 with the IBF as he aims to convert his prolific amateur career in the pro game. ‘Big Bang’ is in New Jersey training for his return... Read more →


CNB Sports: Fight Camp, Eddie Hearn and Matchroom Boxing Announce Upcoming Autumn Schedule

Following the completion of Fight Camp, Eddie Hearn and Matchroom Boxing are pleased to confirm details of their upcoming Autumn schedule that includes the highly-anticipated rematch between Dillian Whyte and Alexander Povetkin, as well as the return of Joshua Buatsi and Lewis Ritson as they work towards World Title shots in their respective weight divisions. The long-awaited World Boxing Super Series Cruiserweight Final at the Plazamedia Broadcasting Center in Munich, Germany, between IBF World Champion Yuniel Dorticos (24-1, 22 KOs) Gloucestercitynews.net files and Mairis Briedis (26-1, 19 KOs) lands exclusively on Sky Sports in the UK and DAZN in the... Read more →


The Big Slam Memorial Fundraiser Saturday

Attention Super Fight Wrestling Fans! (Gloucestercitynews.net)(Sept. 18, 2020)--On September 19th live on Twitch.tv at 3pm SFW presents "THE BIG SLAM!", a memorial fundraiser show for the family of Walt McDonald. On July 28th, the wrestling world lost Walt McDonald who was better known as "Big Slam." Big Slam was a well known Pro Wrestler and promoter in the tri state area. His image in and out of the ring will always be remembered as one of the best wrestlers to lace up a pair of boots. We at Super Fight Wrestling invite everyone to tune in on September 19 live... Read more →


Video: The Cashier of the Year or David v Goliath

The video has been circulated over the internet several times since it was first posted in October 2019. A brief summary; people are waiting in line at a store, somewhere in America, when a heavy set man aka Goliath, at the back of the line starts pummeling the person in front of him. Why we don't know. The cashier, aka David, who looks like she weighs about 100 pounds and is about 5 feet tall comes out from behind the counter and ends the one-sided battle with a few well placed punches. ~CNBNewsnet source vaternoster...https://www.youtube.com/user/vaternoster Read more →


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 →


Filling Your Summer Bucket List With Things To Do In Gloucester

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(June 22, 2020)--Gloucester City, founded in 1686 and known for its unique blend of agricultural, industrial, culinary and residential offerings, is also a popular choice for tourists visiting NJ over the spring/summer season. Right now things may be at a standstill, but by this time next year, things will be a lot brighter, and you can get to fulfilling your dream of a fun, outdoorsy summer vacation in Gloucester. It always pays to plan ahead, so take a look at some suggested activities and ensure you have all you need to make the most of fun beneath the Gloucester City... 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 →


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 →


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 →


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 →


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 →


Blood, fan fights, ejection mark Gloucester wrestling's win over Pennsville (PHOTOS) - NJ.com

GLOUCESTER CITY – The Tri-County Conference-Classic Division CNBNEWS FILE IMAGE wrestling match between Gloucester and Pennsville on Wednesday night will be unforgettable for any number of reasons. There were: • A pair of injury defaults • A physical altercation between fans in the stands • A clearing of fans from the gym • Team point deductions • Large quantities of blood • Post-match screaming episodes at the referee • A coach ejection Yet when Gloucester’s Joe Repici held on for a 6-5 decision in the final bout and clinched a 33-29 team victory, the nearly three-hour match took on a... Read more →


BOXING: Berchelt beats Vargas; Miura stops Roman

INDIO, California, January 28, 2017 – Fans saw the first "Fight of the Year" candidate for 2017 Saturday at the Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, California. But it was the co-main event that provided the superior fireworks. In the main event, a determined Miguel "The Scorpion" Berchelt of Mexico battered Francisco "El Bandido" Vargas all over… Read more →


Harold “Shadow” Knight joins World Champion Alicia Ashley’s Boxing School

Scotch Plains, New Jersey (PR MediaRelease) December 22, 2016 Alicia Ashley Slick Strike Club at YETI MMA is excited to announce that former co-trainer to World Heavyweight Champion Lennox Lewis, Harold “Shadow” Knight, has joined the boxing and kickboxing academy as a coach and trainer. Harold joins an already illustrious team of world champions at YETI MMA. These include world champion boxer and kickboxer Alicia “Slick” Ashley and world champion MMA and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu fighter Vitor “Shaolin” Riberio. Harold is a fixture in the sport of boxing as a legendary boxer, trainer, and analyst. “To have Harold on board,... Read more →


Who is Cassius Clay?

English: Bust portrait of Muhammad Ali, World Journal Tribune photo by Ira Rosenberg (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Late Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali's Life is captured in Art and Photography NEW YORK, Dec 19, 2016: He was born Cassius Clay. Later he became known as Muhammad Ali. He was a three-time heavyweight boxing champion. And, today his life is depicted in art and photography. The ring violence and the kindness of Ali are depicted in simultaneous displays at the New York Historical Society. With remarkable similarity,… Read more →


Bernard Hopkins faces Father Time in "The Final 1," HBO Boxing Saturday Night

English: Bernard Hopkins at the Fight Night Club event. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Boxing preview: SAN DIEGO – December 16, 2016 – When you get to be older, any compliment that ends with "for your age" carries a sting no matter how sincere. Examples: "You look good for your age," or "You're in good shape for your age." Future Hall of Fame boxer Bernard "The Executioner" Hopkins (55-7-2, 32 KOs) surely… Read more →


Heavyweight boxing shuffle: Ortiz vs. Scott, HBO Saturday

SAN DIEGO, November 12, 2016 – The heavyweight division was thrown into disarray over a month ago when lineal champion Tyson Fury was stripped of his titles for failing to defend them, a situation due to Fury's apparent mental health issues and drug abuse. Now the rest of the serious contenders are part of a shuffle… Read more →


North Jersey Casino Proposal Crumples

TRENTON -- New Jersey voters Tuesday overwhelmingly rejected a controversial proposal to expand casino gambling to the northern part of the state, meaning Atlantic City will retain its four-decade monopoly on gaming. The ballot question failed in what could likely be one of the largest margins of defeat for any referendum in New Jersey history. The… Read more →


CNB Boxing: Manny Pacquiao proves he's still a champion with solid victory over Vargas

SAN DIEGO, November 5, 2016 – A full house of 16,132 fans at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas saw a refreshed, renewed 37-year-old Manny Pacquiao looking a decade younger than his calendar age thoroughly dominate opponent Jessie Vargas, age 27, scoring an early knockdown on the way to a definitive 12-round unanimous decision. Pacquiao wins the… Read more →


CNB Boxing News: Andrade, Molina, Zlaticanin impress with boxing wins in New York

Boxing gloves (Photo credit: Wikipedia) SAN DIEGO, June 11, 2016 – California's John Molina Jr. used a volume attack behind a solid jab to take the starch out of Ruslan Provodnikov of Russia, scoring one of his most meaningful victories to date with a unanimous decision. Judges scored it 117-111, 116-112, and 115-113. It wasn't the wild brawl many fans expected… Read more →


BOXING: Manny Pacquiao says he's retiring after his victory over Timothy Bradley

LAS VEGAS — Manny Pacquiao joined Floyd Mayweather Jr. in retirement Saturday night, less than a year after they produced the best-selling prizefight in history. In beating Timothy Bradley by unanimous decision at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, Pacquiao accomplished most of what he wanted in his return to the ring since saying he underwent right… Read more →


Boxing News: Cancellations, Changes, Reshuffle Spring Bouts

SAN DIEGO, March 11, 2016 – A slew of big boxing names won't step in the ring this weekend as expected due to a wide array of problems, some of their own making. The most disappointing was the last minute cancellation of Canadian middleweight David Lemieux's (34-3, 31 KOs) return to the ring on Saturday in… Read more →


CNB BOXING NEWS: LA Fight Club showcases boxing stars of the future

SAN DIEGO, February 19, 2016 – Baseball has its minor leagues. The National Football League and National Basketball Association have the NCAA system. In boxing, the equivalent of the minor leagues are local events featuring regional prospects. This is where boxing fans can see the potential stars of tomorrow, frequently in small venues where they can… Read more →


CNB BOXING: Kovalev KOs Pascal in seven rounds

SAN DIEGO, January 30, 2016 – If Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev established anything with his beatdown of Canadian Jean Pascal in Montreal on Saturday, it was this: his punching skills are exceeded only by his mean streak. Kovalev (29-0-1, 26 KOs) could have ended his fight with Pascal (30-4-1, 17 KOs) several rounds earlier with a clean… Read more →


HBO Boxing's Best of 2015 series kicks off Sunday with tripleheader

SAN DIEGO – December 27, 2015 – In the return of a holiday tradition for fight fans, HBO Boxing airs its best fights from the 2015 for fans to enjoy again, or perhaps catch up with for the first time. Starting Sunday and for four consecutive nights, HBO will air two top bouts back to back… Read more →


Rocky's Leather Jacket Sold at Auction for Mega Bucks

A black leather jacket that Sylvester Stallone said he bought in Philadelphia and wore for "many, many years" before donning it on screen in "Rocky" sold at auction recently for nearly twice the amount it was expected to fetch. Though the 1976 movie about a struggling Philadelphia fighter who gets a rare opportunity to fight the… Read more →