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  1. Spiritual awakening carries Collazo forward

    Michael Woods

    He wasn't able to enjoy the piece of cake brought out for him. And he ate only about three-quarters of a cup of spaghetti at the NYC intimate media luncheon at Buca Di Beppo in Times Square on Wednesday. But it was quite clear that Luis Collazo, who ...

    Blog | April 23, 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. 'Teddy' dinner helps heal NYC

    Michael Woods

    Teddy Atlas is the color man on ESPN "Friday Night Fights" and is known to boxing fans as former Cus D'Amato devotee, trainer of Mike Tyson, trainer of heavyweight champion Michael Moorer and oft-volcanic standard-bearer who rails vociferously agains...

    Blog | November 19, 2013
  4. Abdusalamov still fighting in NYC hospital

    Michael Woods

    Manager Boris Grinberg said he is seeing signs of improvement in Magomed Abdusalamov, the Russian boxer who is in an induced coma and on life support at Roosevelt Hospital in New York City following his Saturday bout against Mike Perez at the Theater...

    Blog | November 06, 2013
  5. Ring-card girl rumble (the winners)

    Michael Woods

    The lady who might be the biggest boxing fan of the bunch, alas, missed the cut Tuesday at Mendez Boxing Gym in NYC. Model Jasmina Dzurlic tells me that she's a tremendous Canelo Alvarez fan, and has worked out at a boxing gym in the Bronx for six ye...

    Blog | October 23, 2013
  6. Bracero, Salita want to win impressively

    Michael Woods

    These sorts of fights should happen more, but don't, for various reasons. Money is probably top of the list why intra-borough, NYC-bragging-rights bouts like the Nov. 9 clash between 35-1-1 Dmitriy Salita of Flatbush and 22-1-1 Gabriel Bracero of Sun...

    Blog | October 03, 2013
  7. Atlas likes Povetkin to knock out Klitschko

    Michael Woods

    Teddy Atlas -- the ESPN analyst and on-again, off-again trainer who helmed Michael Moorer to a heavyweight title in 1994 -- worked with Russia's Alexander Povetkin for more than two years with a singular purpose in mind: Get Klitschko. A Cus D'...

    Blog | October 02, 2013
  8. Mayweather makes the NYC media rounds

    Michael Woods

    Floyd Mayweather sat in a chair at the Vanderbilt Suites in Manhattan, watching himself do his thing on a screen showing Round 10 of his master-class showing against Canelo Alvarez on Sept. 14 at the MGM in Las Vegas. Mayweather landed a wicked r...

    Blog | September 25, 2013
  9. Malignaggi versus Judah?

    Michael Woods

    Paul Malignaggi said he wanted to use this summer to take a few months to smell the roses, travel and eat an extra slice of pizza if he feels like it. But the summer is nearing a close, and the Brooklyn-bred boxer, who is planning a move back to NYC ...

    Blog | August 27, 2013
  10. Gomez wins by TKO in NYC

    Michael Woods

    Eddie Gomez of the Bronx improved to 15-0 (10 KOs) as he won a stoppage victory over Steve Upsher Chambers in a junior middleweight contest at the Best Buy Theater in Manhattan on Monday night. Chambers pumped the jab on the shorter Gomez in the f...

    Blog | August 19, 2013
  11. Pacquiao, Arum in NYC to tout Macao fight

    Michael Woods

    NEW YORK -- The boxing world has shifted measurably this year, and further proof of that was presented Tuesday, when Brooklyn-born promoter Bob Arum brought his top draw, Manny Pacquiao, to New York City. Pacquiao (54-5-2, age 34) will meet Brando...

    Blog | August 07, 2013
  12. St. Pierre, Rousey, others to appear in NYC

    Michael Woods

    Ithaca, NY resident Jon Jones, as well as his foe for a Sept. 21 contest, Alexander Gustaffson, and UFC standouts Georges St-Pierre, Ronda Rousey, Cain Velasquez and Junior dos Santos will hit NYC for a press conference at the Beacon Theater on Wedne...

    Blog | July 29, 2013
  13. Danny Jacobs to headline Aug. 19 in NYC

    Michael Woods

    Middleweight Danny Jacobs takes a step up in competition when he meets Giovanni Lorenzo, a three-time world title challenger, on Aug. 19 at the Best Buy Theater in Times Square, NYC. The featured bout between the comeback-from-cancer kid Jacobs, a 26...

    Blog | July 11, 2013
  14. Sergio Martinez: A tough nut to crack

    Michael Woods

    Sergio Martinez is, as I write this, driving from NYC to Canastota, to take part in the 24th International Boxing Hall of Fame induction weekend. And he took some time to chat with NYFightblog about lessons learned from his most recent fight, how man...

    Blog | June 06, 2013
  15. Kellerman predicts Ward-Golovkin fight

    Michael Woods

    NYC native Max Kellerman was infected by the boxing bug way back. He felt the need to communicate his views about the sweet science, a sport which is a magnet sport for cerebral types, because it pushes buttons of personal philosophy and worldview wh...

    Blog | May 24, 2013
  16. Cunningham meets Fury in NYC Saturday

    Michael Woods

    Tyson Fury thinks Steve Cunningham is a masquerade artist, a pretender best suited for cruiserweight, who will be out of his depth in the ring at the Madison Square Garden Theater on Saturday. The 36-year-old Cunningham, no great surprise, begs to...

    Blog | April 19, 2013