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  1. Cotto at MSG, and Pacquiao vs. Marquez?

    Michael Woods

    Freddie Roach will bring client Miguel Cotto back to Madison Square Garden on June 7, to attempt to take Sergio Martinez's WBC middleweight title. Roach is on a nice run, with Manny Pacquiao looking good against Brandon Rios in November, and then ...

    Blog | April 14, 2014
  2. Pacquiao fight at MSG gaining steam?

    Michael Woods

    Manny at MSG. Has a nice ring to it, doesn't it? Can you picture it? Can you conjure the earlobe-wobbling decibel level that would be achieved if Pacquiao did his thing in NYC -- if the Manny-iacs jammed the Garden to the rafters, and made ...

    Blog | March 18, 2014
  3. MSG set to sizzle for Martinez-Cotto

    Michael Woods

    Among the three most high-profile bouts set for the next few months, the Sergio Martinez-Miguel Cotto scrap set for June 7 at Madison Square Garden is perhaps getting the most amount of respect from fight fans. On April 26, Manny Pacquiao will sho...

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  4. Garcia's MSG scrap a prep for Pacquiao?

    Michael Woods

    Mikey Garcia defends his 130-pound crown, the WBO version, on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden, but in the future, perhaps the near future, he could be packing on the pounds and doing his work at a much higher weight class. Garcia could wel...

    Blog | January 22, 2014
  5. Perez downs Abdusalamov at MSG

    Michael Woods

    NEW YORK -- Two lefty heavyweights gave the fans at the newly renovated Theater at Madison Square Garden their money's worth Saturday night, with Mike Perez getting the better of Magomed Abdusalamov over 10 rounds. Perez (20-0, 12 KOs) outlanded Abdu...

    Blog | November 03, 2013
  6. 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
  7. Emile Griffith documentary on MSG

    Michael Woods

    If you're a fan of boxing, or a student of societal shifts in attitude towards homosexual athletes, or a proponent of the abolition of fight sports due to their egregious brutality, may I suggest you tune in to MSG on Friday night, and watch the docu...

    Blog | July 30, 2013
  8. Breland's first title win featured on MSG

    Michael Woods

    Old-school fight fans should know that MSG has started a new series, called "Friday Night Fights," hosted by Mark Breland and John Duddy, which spotlights classic bouts and allows the hosts to examine and dissect the duels. On Friday at 9 p.m., Br...

    Blog | June 20, 2013
  9. Cunningham-Fury lands at MSG Theater

    Michael Woods

    He has one of the best names in boxing, and now fight fans will get a better sense if Tyson Fury has what it takes to possibly challenge the Klitschko brothers' chokehold on the heavyweight division. Fury, a 20-0 Brit, will fight Steve Cunningham,...

    Blog | February 20, 2013
  10. UFC has put MSG on hold in November

    Michael Woods

    Dana White has felt somewhere between cautiously optimistic and quite optimistic in the last few years that New York politicians would see the light, and see the economic bounty that the UFC could bring to the state, never mind the state of inequalit...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  11. Garcia, Golovkin get wins at MSG

    Michael Woods

    Mikey Garcia had his way with Orlando Salido, Gennady Golovkin bloodied up and stopped Gabe Rosado, and Rocky Martinez and Juan Carlos Burgos fought to a draw at the Madison Square Garden Theater on Saturday night. Top Rank put on the show with HB...

    Blog | January 20, 2013
  12. Seanie Monaghan wins at MSG

    Michael Woods

    Seanie Mongahan did his job at the ticket sales office, and in the ring, on Saturday night at the Madison Square Garden Theater. The Long Beach, Long Island light heavyweight turned away the slowish but stubborn Roger Cantrell in an eight rounder und...

    Blog | January 19, 2013
  13. Salido wants to overwhelm Garcia

    Michael Woods

    Orlando Salido is 32, has been a pro for 17 years, and started boxing when he was 10. But no, he doesn't think the mileage has broken him down. "I feel better now," he told ESPN New York at a news conference held Thursday at MSG, ahead of his Satu...

    Blog | January 17, 2013
  14. MSG to host title fights Jan. 19

    Michael Woods

    New York-area boxing fans have been blessed with a bounty of product to soak in the last couple months, and can enjoy the same in the first part of the New Year. The Theater at Madison Square Garden will host three world championship fights on Januar...

    Blog | December 13, 2012
  15. Danny Jacobs wins at MSG

    Michael Woods

    Brownsville's Danny Jacobs met Chris Fitzpatrick, out of South Carolina, in a middleweight scrap set for eight or less at Madison Square Garden on Saturday night. Jacobs started out lefty, then went righty at the 2:10 mark in the first. Fitzpatric...

    Blog | December 01, 2012
  16. Malignaggi likes Cotto over Trout

    Michael Woods

    Paul Malignaggi likes the seasoned pro who has been successful on the big stage over the under-the-radar titlist at MSG on Saturday night. "Miguel Cotto's experience will win the fight," the just-turned-32-year-old WBA welterweight champion told NYFi...

    Blog | November 29, 2012