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  1. Local businessman wants to KO obesity

    Michael Woods

    Restaurant owner Dimitrios Verteouris doesn't sell garbage at his three places, in Bay Ridge, Bensonhurst, and Cobble Hill. His Nature's Grill menus don't feature the fat-laden caloric counts you might see at a fast-food joint, but nevertheless, t...

    Blog | August 08, 2013
  2. Broner eyes KO or beating of Malignaggi

    Michael Woods

    Adrien Broner's trainer, Mike Stafford, predicted his kid would stop Paul Malignaggi in the main event Saturday night at Barclays Center no later than Round 6, but Broner left some wiggle room for himself during a Tuesday news appearance at Gleason's...

    Blog | June 18, 2013
  3. Will we see Pacquiao-Marquez 5?

    Michael Woods

    Many, if not most, fight fans expected Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez to renew their rivarly this fall, and were eager to see if Pacquiao could shrug off the KO loss at Marquez's hands last December. But Marquez threw us a curveball, deciding...

    Blog | May 07, 2013
  4. Galarza, Browne, Gomez get KO wins at Barclays

    Michael Woods

    Fans who trekked from Red Hook, Staten Island and the Bronx will go home happy after Frank Galarza, Marcus Browne and Eddie Gomez scored stoppage wins at Barclays Center Saturday night. The junior middleweight Galarza, now 9-0-1, met 7-1 Guillerm...

    Blog | March 09, 2013
  5. DiBella liked Dulorme's work

    Michael Woods

    Promoter Lou DiBella checked in with NYFightblog after his Thursday show at Roseland, which was topped by Puerto Rican prospect Thomas Dulorme. Dulorme, a 23-year-old welterweight, KO'd Eddie Brooks in round one of their tussle. "This was an impor...

    Blog | February 22, 2013
  6. Snow can't KO Ring 8 awards show

    Michael Woods

    First it was Sandy's wrath, and then Nemo left a calling card on the Tri-State Area, but Ring 8's awards gala could not be kept on the canvas. The event, which unfolded Sunday afternoon at Russo's on the Bay in Howard Beach, Queens, was originally se...

    Blog | February 11, 2013
  7. Broner aims to KO Rees in AC on Feb. 16

    Michael Woods

    We fightwriters and many of the fans out there who see Adrien Broner as a special talent are eager to test him out against the pound-for-pound aces in the game. How about Broner vs. Floyd Mayweather, I asked a couple months back, when Broner was i...

    Blog | February 05, 2013
  8. Should Pacquiao fight on?

    Michael Woods

    For Manny Pacquiao fans, the best-case scenario heading into his Dec. 8 clash with Juan Manuel Marquez was that he'd conclusively beat Marquez, preferably by KO, and then hammer out a deal to meet Floyd Mayweather in the spring. Things went off th...

    Blog | January 19, 2013
  9. Keith Thurman vs. Malignaggi?

    Michael Woods

    The offers, callouts and disses flow like New Year's resolutions on Jan. 1, and Paul Malignaggi generally treats them like most people do their own resolutions after a few weeks -- with indifference. Sunday night on the Internet radio show KO Loun...

    Blog | January 07, 2013
  10. Prospect Redkach is a KO specialist

    Michael Woods

    All due respect to the New Yorkers on Lou DiBella's Dec. 19 Roseland Ballroom card, guys like Queens' Will Rosinsky and Brooklyners Tito Bracero, Travis Peterkin, Zach Ochoa, Jarrell Miller and Mikkel Lespierre. But the one guy on that card who I'm p...

    Blog | December 06, 2012
  11. Trout: Only a KO will guarantee a win

    Michael Woods

    I wonder, a few days out from the Miguel Cotto-Austin Trout junior middleweight title fight which will unfold at Madison Square Garden, if New Mexico's Trout is too nice a guy to do the hard and nasty work which will be necessary to defeat Cotto, who...

    Blog | November 27, 2012
  12. Cotto promises his best; Trout craves KO

    Michael Woods

    Miguel Cotto isn't prone to trash-talking, period, but the Puerto Rican pugilist is even less chatty when he nears fight time. The 32-year-old hitter offered up no incendiary blasts aimed toward Austin Trout, the 27-year-old New Mexican who holds the...

    Blog | November 26, 2012
  13. Marcus Browne debuts with KO

    Michael Woods

    Olympian Marcus Browne took out Codale Ford at Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, CA Friday night. The Staten Islander, in his pro debut, said he wanted to put on a show for those in the region hit by Sandy and he did. Browne, after trainer Gar...

    Blog | November 09, 2012
  14. Street cred: Browne chills with Elmo

    Michael Woods

    No matter how his pro debut goes tonight, and I expect that he will score a KO win over his greener foe, Staten Islander Marcus Browne can be assured that one gleaming act he took part in will forever cement him as a star. Browne shot a short vide...

    Blog | November 09, 2012
  15. Catanzaro will watch Hatton ringside

    Michael Woods

    Paul Malignaggi's advisor Anthony Catanzaro will be scouting the Hitman, Ricky Hatton, in his comeback tussle Nov. 24 against Vyacheslav Senchenko in Manchester, England. Hatton hung up the gloves after a May 2009 KO loss to Manny Pacquiao, but could...

    Blog | October 22, 2012
  16. Atlas predicts Povetkin KO of Rahman

    Michael Woods

    Boxing can be the theater of the unexpected, sport's finest purveyor of The Upset, that shocker of a spectacle when one man takes the script, tears it in half, douses it with lighter fluid and torches it, to the amazement and delight of his audience....

    Blog | September 28, 2012