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  1. Where is Harold Lederman?

    Michael Woods

    Harold Lederman is an addict. The ex-pharmacist turned fight judge is hopelessly addicted to the sweet science, and is a top-grade emissary for the sport. Fight watchers have grown fond of his peppy updates on how he scored rounds during HBO's tel...

    Blog | August 19, 2013
  2. 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
  3. Dzinziruk-Vera headlines Turning Stone

    Michael Woods

    Boxing returns to Verona, N.Y., on Friday when middleweight contender Sergiy Dzinziruk, seeking to nail down a title shot by the end of the year, gloves up in the main event against rawhide-tough spoiler Brian Vera. ESPN2 and WatchESPN will televi...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Vera schooled in trash-talking, then boxing

    Michael Woods

    Brian Vera's 15 minutes of "Contender" fame were ones he'd most like to forget. The Austin-based fighter endured verbal abuse before climbing into the ring with Jaidon Codrington, and it only got worse from there.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2007