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  1. NYFightblog looks back on 2013 (Part 3)

    Michael Woods

    Here's the last part of my look back at my favorite posts of 2013. July: Transition time for newlywed Amir Khan Who's next for Floyd? That question can dominate endless news cycles, as we keyboard tappers and the social media mavens speculate ...

    Blog | January 03, 2014
  2. NYFightblog looks back on 2013 (Part 2)

    Michael Woods

    The Big Apple fight scene was pretty darned vibrant in 2013, with Barclays Center further emerging as a go-to player in the mix as Golden Boy placed pretty compelling fights in Brooklyn -- even if Vegas, California and Texas sometimes got more love t...

    Blog | January 02, 2014
  3. NYFightblog looks back on 2013 (Part 1)

    Michael Woods

    We had a real nice year here at NYFightblog, if we -- OK, me -- do say so ourselves. I had a humongous blast covering the local scene, and I was so happy with the response from you fine folks, especially the increased traction on social media, especi...

    Blog | January 02, 2014
  4. Malignaggi nixes Broner re-do for now

    Michael Woods

    Funny thing, this boxing. One might think that a loss would set Adrien Broner back a few steps, puncture his momentum bubble. But it's a fair bet that there won't be a dropoff in viewership in the next Adrien Broner fight, simply because fans are now...

    Blog | December 17, 2013
  5. Malignaggi weighs in on Broner's flaws

    Michael Woods

    He's been telling us, and not in subtle fashion, not resorting to hints or implications. No, Paul Malignaggi has told us for a long spell that Adrien Broner is not the heir apparent, not the new Floyd Mayweather, definitely not the future of boxing, ...

    Blog | December 16, 2013
  6. Old pros Malignaggi, Judah look to Dec. 7

    Michael Woods

    Both men can be combustible, and often are. Paul Malignaggi showed his zest for trash talk not long ago at the presser to announce his Dec. 7 clash, "The Battle of Brooklyn," against Zab Judah, when he laced into the media for being know-nothings ...

    Blog | November 26, 2013
  7. Mikey Garcia: Great fighter, impressive man

    Michael Woods

    I'm a sucker for the humble warriors -- people who you know could care for your toddler in an emergency. Promoter Bob Arum has a couple of those types. One of them, Manny Pacquiao, fights Nov. 23 in Macau. Another one, Mikey Garcia, won in Texas on S...

    Blog | November 12, 2013
  8. Ring-card girl rumble (the winners)

    Michael Woods

    The lady who might be the biggest boxing fan of the bunch, alas, missed the cut Tuesday at Mendez Boxing Gym in NYC. Model Jasmina Dzurlic tells me that she's a tremendous Canelo Alvarez fan, and has worked out at a boxing gym in the Bronx for six ye...

    Blog | October 23, 2013
  9. Mellow Zab, fiery Paulie hype Dec. 7 bout

    Michael Woods

    Both boxers are coming off clashes they lost at Barclays Center, scraps which featured heated trash talking. But Zab Judah and Paul Malignaggi were on their best behavior Tuesday afternoon as they hyped their Battle of Brooklyn, which will unfold at ...

    Blog | October 15, 2013
  10. Malignaggi not keen to share spotlight

    Michael Woods

    Paul Malignaggi, the Bensonhurst-bred former junior welter and welterweight champion who doubles as a Showtime analyst, is between fights. He seems to be enjoying the downtime; the boxer relished bites of a cupcake at Gleason's in Brooklyn on Thursda...

    Blog | September 26, 2013
  11. For Collazo, Monday is truly Labor Day

    Michael Woods

    It's Labor Day Weekend, and for many, there is no resting their weary bones or minds. There will be some rest, but not much, for Brooklyn-born Queens resident Luis Collazo as he counts down to a Monday contest in Texas. The 33-year-old former welt...

    Blog | August 31, 2013
  12. Analyst Malignaggi talks Berto vs. Soto Karass

    Michael Woods

    Paul Malignaggi is enjoying the freedom that comes with not having to monitor every calorie that enters his orbit, if not the sting that remains from being on the short end of a split decision, which came June 22 at Barclays Center against Adrien Bro...

    Blog | July 16, 2013
  13. The case for a Malignaggi-Broner rematch

    Michael Woods

    Paulie Malignaggi, many smart and studied boxing folks said leading up to his June 22 clash with Adrien Broner, was quite likely to get steamrolled into oblivion at the Barclays Center. Broner -- the younger, stronger, faster fighter -- would be a br...

    Blog | July 12, 2013
  14. Boxing at Barclays has quieted critics

    Michael Woods

    Back in July 2010, when the people from the Brooklyn arena that hadn't been built yet, Barclays Center, announced they were getting into boxing, with an exclusive deal with California-based Golden Boy Promotions, it's fair to say the reaction wasn't ...

    Blog | July 02, 2013
  15. Source: Barclays interested in Floyd fight

    Michael Woods

    Floyd Mayweather showed up at Barclays Center last Saturday and took in the main event, a welterweight scrap between Adrien Broner and Brooklyn's own Paul Malignaggi, and drew one of the loudest cheers of the night when his face was shown on the gian...

    Blog | June 28, 2013
  16. Guzman doesn't make weight

    Michael Woods

    On Wednesday night, Joan Guzman tweeted at Showtime boxing boss Stephen Espinoza, "Joan Guzman vs [Adrien] broner please." Less than 24 hours later, the prospect of a scrap with young Broner wasn't just off the table, it fell off a cliff. Guzman weig...

    Blog | June 27, 2013