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  1. Andy Lee headlines at BB King's

    Michael Woods

    Andy Lee, the Irish middleweight looking to get back on the big stage for another crack at a crown, has an Off-Broadway gig, of sorts, tonight. The 28-year-old, who was a protege of the late sage Emanuel Steward, meets Darryl Cunningham atop a Lou Di...

    Blog | May 15, 2013
  2. Quillin talks Chavez Jr.-Sergio Martinez

    Michael Woods

    NYFightBlog checked in with Peter "Kid Chocolate" Quillin, the rising middleweight contender who is coming off his career-best win, a UD10 over future hall of Famer Winky Wright on June 2 in Carson, Calif. We wanted to know what he thought of Juli...

    Blog | June 20, 2012
  3. DiBella wants fair shake in Texas

    Michael Woods

    On Saturday, middleweight contender "Irish" Andy Lee (28-1, 20 KOs) will battle Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (45-0-1-1NC, 31 KOs), for the WBC middleweight championship at the Sun Bowl in El Paso, Texas. At Wednesday's final news conference, Lee's promote...

    Blog | June 13, 2012
  4. Twitter is wondrous, annoying

    Michael Woods

    Twitter can be a wondrous thing, and also a pain in the tush. When random knuckleheads take shots at you, it can be annoying. I had a fella busting my chops recently, accusing me of being a liberal media shill, because I reported that Jim Lampley is ...

    Blog | April 19, 2012
  5. Martinez ready to call Chavez a "coward"

    Michael Woods

    It would be the signature fight of Sergio Martinez' career, if a bunch of "Ifs" comes to fruition. If Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. signs on the dotted line, and agrees to fight the winner of the June 16 Chavez Jr.-Andy Lee bout, and if the Chavez Jr. beats...

    Blog | April 17, 2012
  6. Andy Lee out of March 17 MSG fight

    Michael Woods

    Subtract one Irish middleweight from the March 17 Madison Square Garden Theater St. Patrick's Day card. Andy Lee was slated to appear on the card, which is headlined by Sergio Martinez against Irishman Matthew Macklin. It had been a grind finding Lee...

    Blog | January 19, 2012
  7. DiBella-Malignaggi beef re-heated

    Michael Woods

    Lou DiBella, the combustible promoter, was in typical form at the Red Lion on Greenwich Village last Wednesday. The Brooklyn-born Long Island resident, whose office is in Manhattan, was there to hype an undercard fight (Andy Lee-Brian Vera) on his...

    Blog | September 22, 2011
  8. Middleweight Lee had to flee NY to concentrate on his ascent

    Michael Woods

    New York City is sometimes described as the greatest city in the world. That may be so in some regards, but in the eyes of middleweight boxer Andy Lee, the description doesn't fit. Lee (26-1 with 19 KOs) came to the United States from Ireland in 2...

    Blog | September 14, 2011
  9. NYFightblog to chat with Andy Lee, Sechew Powell, Joan Guzman on ...

    Michael Woods

    Full slate for NYFightblog starting tomorrow. I'm hitting a luncheon for Andy Lee (26-1), the middleweight trained by Manny Steward who is looking to make the leap from contender to Contender. Lee, born in Ireland, living in The City, will figh...

    Blog | September 13, 2011