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  1. Darren Barker triumphs in A.C.

    Michael Woods

    Brit Darren Barker was the busier man against Aussie Daniel Geale in Atlantic City at the Revel on Saturday night, and was rewarded with a split-decision victory as well as the honor of wearing the IBF middleweight belt. The scrap, which ended wit...

    Blog | August 18, 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. DiBella's love-hate relationship with boxing

    Michael Woods

    Promoter Lou DiBella stands out as a character in a sport populated with scores of folks who think, act and talk outside of "normal" parameters. Harvard-educated, combustible and profane, with an attention span that at times wanders but can be corral...

    Blog | April 22, 2013
  4. Garcia likely to fight in Texas on June 22

    Michael Woods

    Mikey Garcia generated hard-core buzz in his last fight, having his way, especially in the early rounds, against respected vet Orlando Salido. Fight fans are looking forward to see if Garcia can build off that TD8 victory, which unfolded on HBO and i...

    Blog | April 10, 2013
  5. Don't hold breath for Martinez-Golovkin

    Michael Woods

    Did you like what you saw of Gennady Golovkin's taking apart of Gabe Rosado on Saturday night at the Madison Square Garden Theater? So much so that you'd like him to meet the man who is seen as the best in the business at middleweight, Sergio Martine...

    Blog | January 25, 2013
  6. If Garcia, Malignaggi, Quillin win?

    Michael Woods

    Disclosure: As a fight fan and writer who happens to live a 20-minute walk from the Barclays Center, I am excited that boxing looms large in the grand plan for the new building to be as big as MSG in the United States' arena-sphere. Golden Boy is ...

    Blog | October 10, 2012
  7. Sergio's music vid debuts

    Michael Woods

    Middleweight Sergio Martinez, who just scored a decisive yet thrilling win over Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. in Las Vegas on Sept. 8, has publicized his desire to take a stand against bullying in schools. The Argentina-born fighter, who showed sterling...

    Blog | September 25, 2012
  8. Best guess: Chavez was 185, to Sergio's 167

    Michael Woods

    Many of us fight fans still felt the after-efffects of the buzz we felt on Saturday night, when Sergio Martinez dominated the son of the legend, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas, but nearly got smacked down in an 11th...

    Blog | September 17, 2012
  9. Martinez survives for UD win over Chavez

    Michael Woods

    Sergio Martinez schooled Julio Cesar Chavez in the art of pugilism, and looked like he'd coast to a wide decision win, until he got caught with a right hand with 1:45 left in the twelfth and final round at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas on S...

    Blog | September 16, 2012
  10. Dunkin likes Chavez to beat Martinez

    Michael Woods

    Boxing fans in the NYC area have to be pumped about the influx of compelling cards in the area in coming months. The Oct. 20 Golden Boy date at Barclays, headed up by Danny Garcia-Erik Morales II, will be followed by a date at Madison Square Garden, ...

    Blog | September 14, 2012
  11. Martinez thinks pink is a fine color

    Michael Woods

    There's been some buzz on the Internet, on message boards, since Saturday night, when on HBO's 24/7, boxing fans saw footage of Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. padding around his house wearing pink bikini briefs. Junior got ridiculed, some rude names were ...

    Blog | September 13, 2012
  12. Malignaggi: 'I like Martinez in the fight'

    Michael Woods

    Paul Malignaggi will serve as guest analyst on Showtime's Saturday offering, topped by the junior middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez facing off against script-flipper Josesito Lopez, who got the gig when he beat favored Victor Ortiz in June. So the...

    Blog | September 13, 2012
  13. Quillin picking Martinez to beat Chavez

    Michael Woods

    Peter Quillin will be watching Saturday's middleweight clash between Sergio Martinez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. carefully. Because the 29-year-old New York City resident could easily find himself facing off against either man in the near future. Quil...

    Blog | September 13, 2012
  14. Matchmaker likes Martinez over Chavez Jr.

    Michael Woods

    Star Boxing matchmaker Ron Katz, with four decades in the sport tucked into his belt, has seen every configuration of match. So he's well acquainted with the "young gun vs. the skilled but aging vet" sort of scrap which will unfold on Saturday night ...

    Blog | September 12, 2012
  15. Rumors buzz about Junior's training camp

    Michael Woods

    Whispers have been floating about for a several weeks that Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. hasn't treated training camp as seriously as he should have been, unsubstantiated stuff that hasn't been corroborated. But just because a claim or an allegation hasn...

    Blog | September 07, 2012
  16. More on vandalism, media day cancellation

    Michael Woods

    Sergio Martinez was supposed to do a media workout at a gym in Ventura, Calif., on Tuesday, but that event was cancelled on Monday afternoon, because of "an incident of vandalism" and threats made to the boxer. New York-based promoter Lou DiBella ...

    Blog | August 27, 2012