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  1. Publicist Swanson wins via TKO1

    Michael Woods

    Some of her colleagues were chuckling post-fight, as the publicist to Bernard Hopkins and Floyd Mayweather was interviewed by the boxing writer, and being asked how she felt getting a win in her fighting debut. But nobody was chuckling about Kelly...

    Blog | November 16, 2013
  2. Meet Golden Boy boxers today

    Michael Woods

    Attention Brooklynites, and fight fans beyond the five boroughs: Pugilists Paul Malignaggi, the former junior welter and welterweight titlist, and current Showtime analyst, and contender-on-the-cusp of a title shot, Danny Jacobs of Park Slope, will b...

    Blog | September 29, 2013
  3. Yormark wants Mayweather in Brooklyn

    Michael Woods

    The word out of Las Vegas, ahead of Saturday's clash between Floyd Mayweather and Canelo Alvarez, is that the scene is hectic and electric. Promoter Golden Boy is expecting the clash to draw the most pay-per-view revenue ever, surpassing the $132 mil...

    Blog | September 13, 2013
  4. Jacobs wins by TKO over Lorenzo

    Michael Woods

    Daniel Jacobs appeared to be back in peak form in the main event at the Best Buy Theater in Manhattan on Monday night. In the third, he hurt opponent Giovanni Lorenzo with a counter right, followed up with flurries and had Lorenzo pitching face-fi...

    Blog | August 19, 2013
  5. Jacobs, Lorenzo make weight

    Michael Woods

    Danny Jacobs and Giovanni Lorenzo both made weight Sunday afternoon, so it looks like we're a go for the Monday clash between the middleweights at the Best Buy Theater in New York City. Jacobs (25-1, 22 KOs), 26, the Brownsville native who kicked ...

    Blog | August 18, 2013
  6. Could we see Jacobs vs. Quillin?

    Michael Woods

    Danny Jacobs will headline an Aug. 19 show in New York, and if he gets a "W" in that one, chatter will accelerate about his next opponents. In the middleweight division, possible targets will include people near and dear to the Brownsville-born boxer...

    Blog | August 13, 2013
  7. Main event gig nearly made Jacobs cry

    Michael Woods

    The news that he was headlining the first Golden Boy show at the Best Buy Theater in Manhattan, on Aug. 19, didn't drive Danny Jacobs to tears ... but it came darn close. The 26-year-old middleweight contender will meet Giovanni Lorenzo, a perenni...

    Blog | July 23, 2013
  8. Danny Jacobs to headline Aug. 19 in NYC

    Michael Woods

    Middleweight Danny Jacobs takes a step up in competition when he meets Giovanni Lorenzo, a three-time world title challenger, on Aug. 19 at the Best Buy Theater in Times Square, NYC. The featured bout between the comeback-from-cancer kid Jacobs, a 26...

    Blog | July 11, 2013
  9. Yormark: Long Island boxing can be terrific

    Michael Woods

    Madison Square Garden can certainly boast about their pugilistic legacy. Yes, it could be argued that they are in flux, as they might have to rebuild the building to comply with the New York City Planning Commission's order to improve Penn Station...

    Blog | July 03, 2013
  10. Yormark: Boxing would be key in Coliseum

    Michael Woods

    Brooklyn is a busy borough, one that brings plenty of attributes to the table. Long Island doesn't have that same cachet, and so I wonder if the Barclays Center crew could in fact replicate their success in Brooklyn on the island. During a rece...

    Blog | July 03, 2013
  11. Danny Jacobs gets TKO at Barclays

    Michael Woods

    Danny Jacobs looked sharp in taking out Keenan Collins in round four at Barclays Center Saturday night. The Brownsville-born middleweight was putting combos together from the start on Collins, a Pennsylvania fighter. Now living in Park Slope, Jaco...

    Blog | April 28, 2013
  12. Garcia too strong for Judah in BK

    Michael Woods

    Danny Garcia and Zab Judah were in each others' faces leading up to their Saturday clash at Barclays Center, to the extent that they were kept separate for the weigh-in Friday. They sorted it out in the ring in Brooklyn, and the fighter from Philly b...

    Blog | April 28, 2013
  13. More drama ahead of Garcia-Judah fight

    Michael Woods

    If the Saturday clash between WBA and WBC 140-pound champion Danny Garcia and ex-junior welter and welter titlist Zab Judah contains half the drama that the buildup to the fight has provided, then fans at Barclays Center and watching on Showtime will...

    Blog | April 25, 2013
  14. Danny Jacobs cancer-free, elated

    Michael Woods

    Danny Jacobs, the middleweight prospect from Brownsville who will fight Saturday night at Brooklyn's Barclays Center against 36-year-old Keenan Collins (15-7-3, 10 KOs), of York, Pa., felt a lump in his back a few weeks ago and an alarm bell went off...

    Blog | April 24, 2013
  15. Marcus Browne to fight Feb. 9 in Brooklyn

    Michael Woods

    Marcus Browne has the sort of personality that will take him far, if his skills keep growing at the rate they have been. He mixes confidence and self-deprecation smoothly, as when I asked the 22-year-old Staten Islander if he behaved himself during t...

    Blog | January 04, 2013
  16. The NYFightBlog 2012 Boxer of the Year

    Michael Woods

    Boxing in New York picked up the pace in 2012. The new series at the Barclays Center took off, and the debut in October was a success. Having a focal point is an immense boost to the local scene, as young fighters can know that they have a stage read...

    Blog | December 31, 2012