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  1. Bracero beats Salita in Brooklyn war

    Michael Woods

    NEW YORK -- Gabriel Bracero's left hook landed early, often and hard on Dmitriy Salita in the main event at the Aviator Complex in Marine Park, Brooklyn, on Saturday night. The judges got it right, bless them, and saw it 97-92, 99-90, 100-89, as Brac...

    Blog | November 10, 2013
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. White, Rousey take aim at Speaker Silver

    Michael Woods

    Ronda Rousey has proven herself to be more than a manufactured creation, put forth to exploit her pleasing aesthetic package, if one judges by the trail of mangled arms she's left in her wake over the course of seven professional mixed martial arts c...

    Blog | July 31, 2013
  5. Herring gets win at Barclays

    Michael Woods

    Coram, Long Island native Jamel Herring went to 4-0, with a unanimous decision over Calvin Smith in the first bout from Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Saturday afternoon. The judges saw it 40-35, 40-36, 40-36 for the Marine who repped the US at th...

    Blog | June 22, 2013
  6. Props to judges who awarded win to B-Hop

    Michael Woods

    Boxing fans stiffen up after a close fights ends, worried that the judges will drop the ball and award the win to the wrong guy. It happens on a monthly basis, it seems, and so watchers at Barclays Center and on HBO sat prepared to hurl unkind words ...

    Blog | March 11, 2013
  7. Atlas: If judges do right, Marquez wins

    Michael Woods

    A completely un-scientific poll I conducted tells me that a whole heckuva lot of pundits are picking Juan Manuel Marquez to beat Manny Pacquiao in their fourth tangle Saturday at the MGM in Las Vegas. I shouldn't find this surprising, considering ...

    Blog | December 07, 2012
  8. Amir Khan next for Malignaggi? Or ...

    Michael Woods

    Paul Malignaggi left the Oct. 20 Barclays show with a win tucked under his belt, and also some psychic lumps that needed attending to. He thought it was quite obvious to the judges and the world that he beat Pablo Cano. But he was graced with a spli...

    Blog | November 28, 2012
  9. Catanzaro: Paulie outboxed Cano for 10

    Michael Woods

    Do not invite Paul Malignaggi and judge Glenn Feldman to your holiday party. The Bensonhurst-bred welterweight champion has no great love for the arbiter who scored his Saturday night title defense at Barclays in favor of Pablo Cano, 118-109. I didn'...

    Blog | October 21, 2012
  10. Malignaggi wins split decision over Cano

    Michael Woods

    Paulie Malignaggi eked out a split-decision win at Barclays Center over Pablo Cano, and had to contend with a knockdown in Round 11 to make the drama in waiting for the scorecards that much more potent. One judge gave it to Cano -- who couldn't wi...

    Blog | October 20, 2012
  11. Collazo gets W in Barclays boxing debut

    Michael Woods

    Luis Collazo of Williamsburg engaged Steve Upsher of Philly in a welterweight tradefest, to the enjoyment of the fans at the Barclays Center who made it to their seat a bit before six o'clock. After eight rounds the judges decided Collazo did more an...

    Blog | October 20, 2012
  12. NY judges don't just make it up as they go

    Michael Woods

    I attended a boxing card this past Saturday held at the Resorts World Casino in Jamaica, Queens, and came away impressed that the judges for the night did a solid job. Better than solid, actually ... It's a given in the sport that if you are the o...

    Blog | September 28, 2012
  13. NYFightBlog's verdict: Pacquiao robbed!

    Michael Woods

    Boxing fans are used to this, the fight-night hangover that roots itself into your head after you watch a fight, are certain one guy won, handily ... and then see the judges hand the other guy the victory. It may be the one single thing that drives t...

    Blog | June 10, 2012
  14. Pacquiao dominates, but loses decision

    Michael Woods

    "I am confused as anyone could be," said HBO play-by-play man Jim Lampley after the news dropped that two of three judges saw Timothy Bradley beating Manny Pacquiao in a welterweight scrap on Saturday night at the MGM Grand. Harold Lederman, the H...

    Blog | June 10, 2012
  15. Cisneros has his chance vs. Andrade

    Michael Woods

    Among fans of all sports, I believe it behooves fight fans in particular to do their homework on a boxer, get into his backstory a bit, before weighing in on his talent or character. Too often, I'm quick to judge this guy for coming in out of shap...

    Blog | May 04, 2012
  16. Malignaggi beats Senchenko, wins WBA welter title

    Michael Woods

    They call boxing the theater of the unexpected. They could also call the sport the circus of the expected, as in, fight fans expect the judges to screw things up a goodly portion of the time. Fans of Brooklyn-bred Paulie Malignaggi had to have tha...

    Blog | April 29, 2012