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  1. Old pros Malignaggi, Judah look to Dec. 7

    Michael Woods

    Both men can be combustible, and often are. Paul Malignaggi showed his zest for trash talk not long ago at the presser to announce his Dec. 7 clash, "The Battle of Brooklyn," against Zab Judah, when he laced into the media for being know-nothings ...

    Blog | November 26, 2013
  2. Talking options for Mayweathers next fight

    Michael Woods

    We have a long time out to Floyd Mayweather's next bout, but after "Money" elevated himself into a new realm of celebrity with his Sept. 14 win over Canelo Alvarez, it's never too early to obsess over who the 36-year-old pugilist-specialist will tang...

    Blog | October 24, 2013
  3. De La Hoya 'doing fine' in rehab

    Michael Woods

    Hall of Famer Oscar De La Hoya made news Sept. 10, during the Floyd Mayweather-Canelo Alvarez fight week, when he announced he would enter rehab after a substance-abuse slip. The 40-year-old, six-division champion who hung up the gloves after his ...

    Blog | October 24, 2013
  4. Could Thurman or Garcia test Mayweather?

    Michael Woods

    Come one, come all, step right up and test yourself against the greatest boxer of his generation, and perhaps, of all time. The search is on for someone, anyone, who can test Floyd Mayweather (45-0 with 26 KOs), the superlative ring technician who...

    Blog | September 19, 2013
  5. Schaefer: 'The One' will break PPV record

    Michael Woods

    The excitement, which included five-hour waiting times, and the masses he saw come out during the 11-city press tour for "The One," the clash between Floyd Mayweather and Canelo Alvarez, has Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer believing that a pay-per-vi...

    Blog | September 04, 2013
  6. 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
  7. Schaefer: Mayweather bout in NY? Unlikely

    Michael Woods

    I know we can't get ahead of ourselves, it wouldn't be prudent, but I admit I am curious as to what's next for Floyd Mayweather after he fights Canelo Alvarez on Sept. 14. Since I expect him to have his way with the talented and strong but still-the-...

    Blog | July 18, 2013
  8. Khan-Alexander to land in Dubai, UK or NY

    Michael Woods

    Richard Schaefer of Golden Boy Promotions has been logging mad frequent flyer miles of late. He just got back from the UK, on a deal-making trek, and he touched base on Tuesday afternoon with NYFightblog to give an update on the next bout for honorar...

    Blog | July 17, 2013
  9. Mayweather, Alvarez do Times Square

    Michael Woods

    Two middle-aged people, a man and a woman -- they looked like a couple -- strolled by the massive staging and setup at Times Square on the pedestrian island at 46th Street on Monday. The woman asked the man, "What's going on?" "It's some kind of b...

    Blog | June 24, 2013
  10. Takeaways from Saturday's Barclays card

    Michael Woods

    The postfight media conference ended after 2 a.m., so it was a marathon session at Barclays Center on Saturday night, with the card starting at 4:30 p.m. Here are the main things still kicking around my head the day after. 1. Paulie's not done Th...

    Blog | June 23, 2013
  11. Weigh-in goes smoothly; Schaefer exhales

    Michael Woods

    NEW YORK -- Promoter Richard Schaefer breathed a sigh of relief when the Friday weigh-in for the Saturday card at Barclays Center concluded, and no premature violence broke out. The event unfolded at Brooklyn Borough Hall Outdoor Plaza. Welterweig...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  12. Hopkins must beat Murat for superfight

    Michael Woods

    I didn't want to be rude, or a know-it-all, like one of these pundits who signs off on all boxing matches and comes off as if they think they know better than the promoters, the matchmakers and sometimes the fighters themselves. But I had to admit to...

    Blog | June 05, 2013
  13. Hopkins' willpower knows no bounds

    Michael Woods

    Bernard Hopkins gave a sense Tuesday of how he truly feels about the short shrift he's gotten from the mainstream press considering he's 48 years old, a middle-aged man who is still fighting at a world-class level. And doing it while clean, not on PE...

    Blog | March 07, 2013
  14. Schaefer jabs at King

    Michael Woods

    Richard Schaefer has risen in the ranks of boxing deal-makers in the past 10 years in eye-opening and impressive fashion. He came from a banking background, and now stands with Bob Arum, in the business since 1966, as one of the top two promoters in ...

    Blog | March 07, 2013
  15. Schaefer slaps Main Events

    Michael Woods

    I believe boxing needs to get back on network TV to help the sport regain some of the luster and eyeballs that were lost post Ali, Tyson and De La Hoya. Many of the deal-makers in the game seem to agree, and in recent months we saw fights on CBS and ...

    Blog | March 07, 2013
  16. Schaefer wants Floyd on CBS

    Michael Woods

    Promoter Richard Schaefer told writers that he's "working on getting Floyd Mayweather dates on CBS" during a Wednesday news conference at Barclays Center to hype the Saturday Golden Boy card. That'd be something. Mayweather a couple weeks ago jump...

    Blog | March 06, 2013