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  1. Canelo, Lara hold Times Square presser

    Michael Woods

    Oscar De La Hoya didn't think fighting the Cuban, who might well be, on any given night, one of the five best boxers on the planet, was the best plan of attack. But Oscar, the president of Golden Boy Promotions, was convinced that a Canelo Alvarez-E...

    Blog | May 08, 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. 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. Area kids meet and greet Malignaggi

    Michael Woods

    Paul Malignaggi is getting closer to that point when his gameface is affixed on his visage 24/7. He meets fellow Brooklyn native Zab Judah on Dec. 7 at Barclays Center, in a welterweight tussle dubbed "The Battle of Brooklyn." But on Thursday eve...

    Blog | November 15, 2013
  6. Part 1: Swanson nears charity bout

    Michael Woods

    Kelly Swanson's clients include two of the greatest pugilists of the modern era: Floyd Mayweather and Bernard Hopkins. Mayweather and Hopkins are immune, by now, to the butterflies that are making themselves so abundantly apparent in Swanson's sto...

    Blog | November 13, 2013
  7. Sergio vs. Cotto in April at MSG?

    Michael Woods

    Could we see Sergio Martinez, the Argentina-born hitter who holds the WBC middleweight crown, fight his next scrap in Madison Square Garden against Puerto Rican superstar Miguel Cotto? We will if the suits at MSG get their way. On Wednesday, ...

    Blog | October 30, 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. Talking options for Mayweathers next fight

    Michael Woods

    We have a long time out to Floyd Mayweather's next bout, but after "Money" elevated himself into a new realm of celebrity with his Sept. 14 win over Canelo Alvarez, it's never too early to obsess over who the 36-year-old pugilist-specialist will tang...

    Blog | October 24, 2013
  10. De La Hoya 'doing fine' in rehab

    Michael Woods

    Hall of Famer Oscar De La Hoya made news Sept. 10, during the Floyd Mayweather-Canelo Alvarez fight week, when he announced he would enter rehab after a substance-abuse slip. The 40-year-old, six-division champion who hung up the gloves after his ...

    Blog | October 24, 2013
  11. Living legend Hopkins enthralls at presser

    Michael Woods

    It has been a long time since Bernard Hopkins scored a knockout. So long, in fact, that the fighter himself betrayed a haziness that is totally atypical of a man who is so dialed in on staying in shape that he steers clear of sugar like it's rat p...

    Blog | October 23, 2013
  12. Catanzaro has 'great problem' on Dec. 7

    Michael Woods

    On the night of December 7, Brooklyn's Anthony Catanzaro will be the slightest bit frazzled, but in a good way. A boxer he advises, welterweight Paul Malignaggi, will be fighting at Barclays Center against Zab Judah, on Showtime. At around the ...

    Blog | October 08, 2013
  13. Malignaggi, Judah ready for 'turf war'

    Michael Woods

    UPDATE: Showtime boxing boss Stephen Espinoza just informed me that the Alexander-Collazo bout is an inaccurate rumor and is "not being considered." *** Paul Malignaggi will meet Zab Judah in a battle for Brooklyn bragging rights, on Dec. 7 at ...

    Blog | October 05, 2013
  14. Sadam Ali wins main event at Barclays

    Michael Woods

    Sadam Ali gave and received some punishment, and put together an entertaining main event with Jay Krupp at Barclays Center on Monday night. The Brooklyn boxer, a 2008 Olympian just signed to the Golden Boy roster, had some iffy moments with the fiery...

    Blog | September 30, 2013
  15. Marcus Browne goes to 7-0

    Michael Woods

    Marcus Browne of Staten Island improved to 7-0 (6 KOs) with a unanimous victory over Lamont Williams at Barclays Center on Monday. The judges scored it 79-72, 79-72, 76-72 for Browne, in what was an immensely chippy contest. Afterwards, Browne ...

    Blog | September 30, 2013
  16. Michael Perez featured Monday at Barclays

    Michael Woods

    Two men met up, with gleaming records, with boundless expectations, with title shots and belts and nest-egg money to come bouncing around their heads like pinballs. Michael Perez, from Newark, took on Omar Figueroa, a Texan, on Jan. 6, 2012 in Indio,...

    Blog | September 30, 2013