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  1. What's next for NY's best and brighest

    Michael Woods

    New York area boxers are getting some good looks on upcoming cards, with Paul Malignaggi, arguably, topping the list of striving pugilists. The "Magic Man," who will pick up a Boxing Writers Association of America award at their May 1 gala, as 201...

    Blog | April 10, 2014
  2. Arum offers love to Mayweathers

    Michael Woods

    Brooklyn-born promoter Bob Arum, in town to hype his Saturday card in AC, took it gracefully when I aged him a year, and asked him if he was turning 83 on Sunday. "82," he told me at BB King's, right after he'd thumped a tub for the card, portions...

    Blog | December 04, 2013
  3. Rumbler Bika to meet boxer-fighter Dirrell

    Michael Woods

    Australian citizen Sakio Bika fights in Brooklyn for the second time, on Saturday night, when he puts his WBC super middleweight title up for grabs against Anthony Dirrell of Michigan on a Golden Boy card, which is topped by a "Battle of Brooklyn" sc...

    Blog | December 03, 2013
  4. Lara vs. Trout: 'They both hate each other'

    Michael Woods

    With four title fights on the card, the Saturday slate at Barclays is the most packed fight yet at the arena, which offered boxing for the first time on Oct. 20, 2012. The vacant WBA junior middleweight faceoff between Erislandy Lara, a Cuban fightin...

    Blog | December 03, 2013
  5. Bracero-Salita tops packed Aviator card

    Michael Woods

    Gabriel Bracero and Dmitriy Salita both made weight on Friday for their Saturday clash at the Aviator Complex in Brooklyn, a welterweight faceoff, which will have Brooklyn bragging rights up for grabs. Bracero, the Sunset Park, Brooklyn native who fe...

    Blog | November 08, 2013
  6. Arum, Rios hype Pacquiao fight

    Michael Woods

    Brooklyn-born promoter Bob Arum's next mega-card endeavor is a promotion to run in Macau on Nov. 23. His top dog, Manny Pacquiao, who is beloved as a congressman in the Philippines, gloves up against California resident Brandon Rios. Rios (31-1-1 ...

    Blog | October 29, 2013
  7. Five things we learned: Bernard Hopkins-Karo Murat

    Michael Woods

    Five things we learned from Saturday's Bernard Hopkins-Karo Murat card.

    Story | Conversation | October 27, 2013
  8. Quillin wins via TKO over Rosado

    Michael Woods

    New Yorker Peter Quillin has a reputation as a knockdown artist, having notched 10 knockdowns in his past two fights before stepping into the ring at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J., on Saturday night on a Golden Boy card. In defending his m...

    Blog | October 26, 2013
  9. 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
  10. Ring-card girl rumble (the competition)

    Michael Woods

    The ladies vying for the three slots as ring card girls at the Nov. 2 Madison Square Garden Theater promotion topped by a Gennady Golovkin middleweight title defense against Curtis Stevens seem to be amped up, but contain any hints of nerves well. No...

    Blog | October 23, 2013
  11. Ring-card girl rumble (the setup)

    Michael Woods

    The 10 hopefuls milled about in the gym, eyeing each other, with different contestants acting in different ways as they awaited the competition. The thump-thump-thump of people pounding the heavy bags at the Mendez Boxing Gym on East 26th Street beca...

    Blog | October 22, 2013
  12. Monaghan opens PPV with win

    Michael Woods

    Seanie Monaghan took another step toward a place many folks didn't think he would get to -- pay-per-view land -- with a win over Anthony Caputo-Smith on Saturday night. No, he didn't headline the card, which unfolded at the Thomas and Mack Center ...

    Blog | October 12, 2013
  13. Bracero-Salita bout close

    Michael Woods

    A local grudge match is close to being finalized for Nov. 9 at the Aviation Complex in Brooklyn, pitting Brooklyners Gabriel Bracero and Dmitriy Salita against each other, a source tells NYFightBlog. The card, which will feature the pro debut of J...

    Blog | September 26, 2013
  14. Ali, Browne ready for Barclays bouts

    Michael Woods

    Barclays Center will stage its fifth fight night on Monday, with a card unfolding in the Cushman & Wakefield Theater, topped by a Sadam Ali-Jay Krupp main event. Ali and others on the bill, including Staten Island's Marcus Browne, showed up at...

    Blog | September 26, 2013
  15. Yuri Foreman tops DiBella card

    Michael Woods

    Comebacking boxer Yuri Foreman and promoter Lou DiBella sat down before Foreman emerged from a two-year hiatus. They plotted out a course for the former junior middleweight champion. Both agreed that the comeback shouldn't be a rushed affair, one ...

    Blog | July 23, 2013
  16. Takeaways from Saturday's Barclays card

    Michael Woods

    The postfight media conference ended after 2 a.m., so it was a marathon session at Barclays Center on Saturday night, with the card starting at 4:30 p.m. Here are the main things still kicking around my head the day after. 1. Paulie's not done Th...

    Blog | June 23, 2013