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  1. Trainer: Bujaj 'the best fighter in the world'

    Michael Woods

    I did a double take, no, a triple take, when trainer Billy Giles gave a scouting report on Junior Wright, the man his fighter, Steve Bujaj -- pronounced Boo-yay -- will be taking on in the main event of a Dmitriy Salita show Thursday night in Brighto...

    Blog | May 14, 2014
  2. Collazo stands tall over Ortiz

    Michael Woods

    NEW YORK -- Luis Collazo welcomed Victor Ortiz back to the squared circle in the main event at Barclays Center in Brooklyn Thursday night in stunning fashion. Collazo's welcoming bash was punctuated in the second with a hellacious shot to send Ortiz ...

    Blog | January 30, 2014
  3. 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
  4. Hopkins beats Murat in chippy, fun fight

    Michael Woods

    Bernard Hopkins had to work much harder than I dare say most everyone believed he'd have to against Karo Murat in the main event at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City on Saturday night. The fight was a most entertaining but ultra-chippy affair. Hopkins ...

    Blog | October 27, 2013
  5. 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
  6. Ali, Browne ready for Barclays bouts

    Michael Woods

    Barclays Center will stage its fifth fight night on Monday, with a card unfolding in the Cushman & Wakefield Theater, topped by a Sadam Ali-Jay Krupp main event. Ali and others on the bill, including Staten Island's Marcus Browne, showed up at...

    Blog | September 26, 2013
  7. Tyson makes amends with Atlas

    Michael Woods

    The most impactful moment occurring on the "Friday Night Fights" season finale didn't occur in the ring, in the main event -- which pitted junior lightweight titlist Argenis Mendez against Arash Usmanee -- on the undercard at Turning Stone Casino in ...

    Blog | August 24, 2013
  8. Tyson makes amends with Atlas

    Michael Woods

    The most impactful moment occurring on the "Friday Night Fights" season finale didn't occur in the ring, in the main event, which pitted IBF super featherweight champion Argenis Mendez against Arash Usmanee, or on the undercard at Turning Stone Casin...

    Blog | August 23, 2013
  9. Mendez wants an 'Iron Mike'-style ending

    Michael Woods

    There will be some symmetry in ESPN's final "Friday Night Fights" episode of the 2013 season, with Arash Usmanee taking part in the main event clash, just as he did to kick off the first show of the year. Let us hope that Friday's headline clash, how...

    Blog | August 22, 2013
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Source: Barclays interested in Floyd fight

    Michael Woods

    Floyd Mayweather showed up at Barclays Center last Saturday and took in the main event, a welterweight scrap between Adrien Broner and Brooklyn's own Paul Malignaggi, and drew one of the loudest cheers of the night when his face was shown on the gian...

    Blog | June 28, 2013
  13. Diaz: 'A lot of people think blowout, I don't'

    Michael Woods

    NEW YORK -- Robert Diaz, one of Golden Boy's matchmakers, attended Thursday's press conference before Saturday's main event at Barclays Center and said he knows full well that some folks, some with sharp boxing minds, expect Paul Malignaggi to get ru...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  14. 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
  15. Mitchell looks to get back at Banks

    Michael Woods

    Many fight fans think they know what is going to go down June 22 at Barclays Center, in both the main event (Paul Malignaggi versus Adrien Broner) and the main support bout, a heavyweight rematch between Johnathan Banks and Seth Mitchell. The last...

    Blog | June 13, 2013
  16. Judah: I'm rooting for Zab Judah April 27

    Michael Woods

    Zab Judah was around at Barclays Center after the weigh-in between Bernard Hopkins and Tavoris Cloud on Friday. He offered a prediction in Saturday's main event: "I'm rooting for Zab Judah April 27." Do you like Hopkins to get it done? "I like ...

    Blog | March 09, 2013