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Malignaggi decisions Judah to be crowned King of Brooklyn

Paulie Malignaggi

Brooklyn went hard on Saturday night as hometown heroes settled a local rivalry on boxing’s biggest stage. Paul Malignaggi (32-5, 7 KO’s) of the Bensonhurst neighborhood squared off against Zab Judah (42-7, 29KO’s) of Brownsville. Both fighters showcased their strengths early in the fight. Malignaggi, making good use of his footwork and high volume of punches, while Judah countered well ... Read More »

Jacobs Knocks Out Lorenzo in 3


NEW YORK, NY–Monday Night at the Best Buy Theater in Times Square, the heart of New York City, Golden Boy Promotions put together the first card to ever be televised on Fox Sports 1. The featured attraction, Daniel Jacobs, set to continue his impossible quest back to stardom. His opponent in this middleweight, the threatening former world title challenger, Giovanni ... Read More »


NEW YORK—Dibella Entertainment, in association with SMS Promotions, put together another exciting installment of the Broadway Boxing series. The co-main events of the evening featured Boyd Melson in a rematch against Jason Thompson and Tor Hamer against Kertson Manswell. Melson looked very calm and boxed well from the outset, keeping his distance and landing with hard shots from a southpaw ... Read More »

Lee destroys Cunningham in one!

B.B. King’s Blues Club and Grille played host to another Broadway Boxing event put together by Dibella Entertainment. The event generated a buzz, as Andy Lee was set to continue his comeback after suffering a loss to Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. eleven months ago. Lee (29-2, 20 KO’s) squared off against Darryl Cunningham (28-4, 11 KO’s) in a middleweight matchup. ... Read More »

Fury Stops Cunningham in 7

Madison Square Garden in the heart of New York City hosted a thrilling heavyweight match-up put together by Main Events in association with Hennessy Sports. The undefeated Tyson Fury (20-0, 14 KO’s) faced off against the two time cruiserweight champion Steve Cunningham (25-5, 12 KO’s). The action began even before the opening bell during the opening instructions. When the fighters ... Read More »

Foreman decisions King at Broadway Boxing

Yuri Foreman

NEW YORK–Former world Super Welterweight champion Yuri Foreman scored a six round unanimous decision over Gundrick King that highlighted a ten bout card at the Roseland Ballroom Scores were 60-54 on all cards for Foreman who is now 30-2. King is 18-10 Ionut Dan Ion ( 30-2, 17 KO’s, 147lbs) continued his come backing ways; this time against the very ... Read More »

Broner stops Rees in Five


At the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, NJ Golden Boy Promotions alongside R&R Promotions featured boxing’s best young talent take another step towards greatness. That boxer’s name is Adrien Broner (25-0, 21 KO’s, 134lbs), and on Saturday night he squared off against the rugged former world champion, Gavin Rees (37-1-1, 134 1/2lbs). Broner has remained undefeated by blending his amazing ... Read More »

Rosa defeats Wilson at Broadway Boxing


It was another night of Dibella Entertainment’s Broadway Boxing in New York City. Tonight’s venue was the B. B. King Blues Club in the heart of Times Square and featured some thrilling bouts. The headline saw Luis Rosa (11-0, 6 KO’s, 123lbs) take on the tough Derrick Wilson (9-3, 3 KO’s, 122lbs), who is much better than his record shows, ... Read More »

Garcia wins Featherweight crown with technical decision over Salido

Mikey Garcia (208x138)

The Theater at Madison Square Garden played host to three of boxing’s most anticipated fights as Top Rank in association with K2 Promotions showcased three world title fights in one night. The main event was a breakout performance for Mikey Garcia (30-0, 26 KOs, 125 ½lbs) who took on WBO featherweight champion Orlando Salido (39-11-2, 27 KOs, 126lbs). Things started ... Read More »

Adamek Earns Split Decision in rematch with Cunningham

It was a historic afternoon of fights at the Sands Casino Resort in Bethlem, PA. Steve Cunningham (25-4, 12 KO’s 203.5lbs) and Tomasz Adamek (47-2, 29 KO’s, 223lbs) fought in a hotly anticipated rematch of their 2008 fight of the year candidate. This event was televised by NBC and the entire card was put together by Main Events and Ziggy ... Read More »

Rosinsky decisions Griffin in New York


NEW YORK–Lou Diebella’s Dibella Entertainment put together another massive Broadway Boxing card at the Roseland Ballroom in the Theater District of New York City. The headline featured New York’s own Will “Power” Rosinsky (16-2, 9 KO’s, 174lbs) in a light heavyweight showdown against Otis “Triple OG” Griffin (24-10-2, 10 KO’s, 174lbs) for the New York State Light Heavyweight title. Rosinsky, ... Read More »


QUEENS, NY – The Resorts World Casino hosted another successful night of fights on Saturday night as they featured Vinny Maddalone (35-8, 26 KO’s, 231 1/2lbs) up against Byron Polley 25-13-1, 11KO’s, 268 1/2lbs). The event was promoted by Ole World, New Legend, and Won Promotions in association with Joe Deguardia’s Star Boxing. Maddalone, as usual, came out swinging. Polley ... Read More »

Trout Fighting for Respect


Austin “No Doubt” Trout might not be a name commonly heard at the dinner table. Sure he is not the most popular boxer out there, but he certainly possesses the qualities of a boxing star. On Saturday night, at Madison Square Garden in New York City, Trout expects to showcase those qualities when he steps into the ring to defend ... Read More »

Broner – DeMarco Preview

Only a few weeks after Superstorm Sandy hit Atlantic City, a new storm will make landfall. Adrien Broner and Antonio Demarco are both expecting to inflict damage tonight at the Boardwalk Hall. DeMarco has his WBC lightweight title on the line for this bout scheduled for twelve rounds. “I am very excited to fight in Atlantic City. I was on ... Read More »

Monaghan decisions Saunders

NEW YORK— Dibella Entertainment provided a great opportunity for some of New York City’s brightest boxing up and comers Wednesday night at the Roseland Ballroom. Sean Monaghan (15-0, 10 KO’s, 174lbs) took another step in the direction of the national spotlight when he took on Rayco Saunders (22-17-2, 9 KO’s, 174lbs). Monaghan, hoping to showcase his ever improving boxing ability ... Read More »

Broadway Boxing Preview

When Irish-American boxer Sean Monaghan (15-0, 10 KO’s) looks at his predecessors, he sees one thing; a stereotype. For too long, he has watched multiple Irish fighters being labeled as a brawlers and then fighting in that fashion. When Sean Monaghan began his career, he was immediately added to the long list of Irish-born boxers who are face first brawlers. ... Read More »



We already covered tonight’s Garcia vs. Morales main event. Now on Showtime, it is the main event, but in the Barclays Center there is another main event. Brooklyn’s main event. Paul Malignaggi (31-4, 7 KO’s) vs. Pablo Cesar Cano (25-1, 19 KO’s) Paul Malignaggi was once a young talent begging for a title shot. Now he’s the veteran about to ... Read More »

Garcia / Morales Preview

Brooklyn, NY will be the center of the Boxing world this Saturday as the brand new Barclays Center will play host to one of the most loaded events in a very long time. 15rounds will be your one stop shop for everything that is Brooklyn Boxing and today, we will provide to you a cheat-sheet for the main event of ... Read More »

Pacquiao – Marquez press conference report


New York – Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez took to New York City as part of their three city tour to announce their upcoming showdown set for December 8th in Las Vegas. This would be their fourth time meeting each-other in the ring. All three of their bouts were closely contested and hotly debated, with two of the fights ... Read More »

Adamek survives scare. Stops Walker in 5

Tomasz Adamek

NEWARK– The Polish faithful were on hand at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ to see their hero, Tomasz Adamek (46-2, 28 KOs, 222.5lbs), take on Travis Walker (39-7-1, 31 KOs, 235lbs). The show was put together by Main Events and aired on WealthTV. The bout started as expected, with both fighters aggressively moving towards each other looking to find ... Read More »

Oosthuizen outlasts Bryant at Broadway Boxing


Dibella Entertainment’s Broadway Boxing was back with a bang at the Roseland Ballroom in New York City as Thomas Oosthuizen (19-0-1, 11 KO’s, 167lbs) put his IBO title on the line against Rowland Bryant (16-1, 11 KO’s, 168lbs) in a very high profile bout. It is thought that either fighter could see a showdown with Carl Froch in the near ... Read More »

A Big Apple Dream


As a child born and raised in South Africa, Thomas Oosthuizen, dreamed of fighting in New York City. Even at a young age, it was not difficult for him to understand what that meant. His father was Charles Oosthuizen; the pride of South African boxing, and their middleweight champion. Thomas idolized his father, and it wasn’t long before he laced ... Read More »

Ali takes out Gonzalez in eight

Sadam Ali (14-0, 8 KO’s, 147lbs) unveiled the debut of his new promotional company, Worldkid Promotions, in his backyard of Brooklyn, NY with great success. He faced off against Franklin Gonzalez (15-9, 10 KO’s, 146lbs), who is no stranger to fighting in Brooklyn against a local favorite. Ali, with his amateur pedigree as a 2008 US Olympian, took a calculated ... Read More »

Judah impressive in stopping Paris


Zab Judah (41-7, 28 KO’s, 138lbs) had his first ever fight in Brooklyn, NY, and it was up against rising talent, Vernon Paris (26-0, 15 KO’s, 138lbs). The bout took place at the Aviator Sports Center, which has become the home for boxing in Brooklyn. With Judah being a southpaw and Paris in the orthodox stance, both fighters quickly worked ... Read More »

Martinez takes out Macklin in eleven


The Irish fans came in full force to celebrate St. Patricks day at the theater in Madison Square Garden. They were also on hand to celebrate Ireland’s very own Matthew Macklin (28-3, 19 KO’s) as he squared off against against reigning middleweight champion, Sergio Martinez (48-2-2, 27KO’s). The bout began with Martinez showing an aggressive stance. His straight left behind ... Read More »

Perez decisions Figueroa at Broadway Boxing


NEW YORK–In what was hailed as as one of the mist intriguing main events in the history of the popular Broadway Boxing series, Alex Perez scored a ten round unanimous decision over Francisco “Gato” Figueroa in a Welterweight bout at BB Kings. Figueroa was active early as he was able to get inside and land some shots which included some ... Read More »

Corley upsets Bracero in New York

NEW YORK–It was upset city in New York as DeMarcus Corley (38-10-1, 22 KOs) shocked the previously undefeated Gabriel Bracero (18-1, 3 KOs) in the main event of “Broadway Boxing” promoted by Lou Dibella. The fight was for the NABF Super Lightweight title. Corley, who is 37 years young and coming off of a six match losing streak was not ... Read More »