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  1. 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
  2. Gomez goes the distance to top Arnett

    Michael Woods

    NEW YORK -- Two prospects engaged in a step-up scrap, and Eddie Gomez of the Bronx got the better of it at Barclays Center on Thursday evening. Gomez beat Daquan Arnett in a rematch of an amateur tussle the two youngsters had almost a decade ago. ...

    Blog | January 31, 2014
  3. 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
  4. Tapia battered by Kirkland in AC

    Michael Woods

    Glen Tapia stepped up Saturday night in Atlantic City, against James Kirkland in a junior middleweight scrap. Tapia got the short end of things, as foe James Kirkland exhibited little to no ring rust and a stunning reservoir of energy after a long la...

    Blog | December 08, 2013
  5. Macklin sets sights for title in 2014

    Michael Woods

    He'd like to have that opportunity back. Middleweight Matthew Macklin didn't particularly care for the lead-in to his June scrap (a KO3 loss) against Gennady Golovkin, which had him trying to shrug off some knuckles busted in camp. "We did at one ...

    Blog | December 06, 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. Five things we learned: Bernard Hopkins-Karo Murat

    Michael Woods

    Five things we learned from Saturday's Bernard Hopkins-Karo Murat card.

    Story | Conversation | October 27, 2013
  8. Mellow Zab, fiery Paulie hype Dec. 7 bout

    Michael Woods

    Both boxers are coming off clashes they lost at Barclays Center, scraps which featured heated trash talking. But Zab Judah and Paul Malignaggi were on their best behavior Tuesday afternoon as they hyped their Battle of Brooklyn, which will unfold at ...

    Blog | October 15, 2013
  9. Salita-Bracero fight in the works

    Michael Woods

    You'd think New York's geography would spawn regular inter-borough grudge matches. That simply isn't the case. But two local welterweights, both Brooklyn guys, actually, are looking stir up the local waters with an intra-borough scrap. Dmitriy Salita...

    Blog | August 28, 2013
  10. Darren Barker triumphs in A.C.

    Michael Woods

    Brit Darren Barker was the busier man against Aussie Daniel Geale in Atlantic City at the Revel on Saturday night, and was rewarded with a split-decision victory as well as the honor of wearing the IBF middleweight belt. The scrap, which ended wit...

    Blog | August 18, 2013
  11. 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
  12. Guzman doesn't make weight

    Michael Woods

    On Wednesday night, Joan Guzman tweeted at Showtime boxing boss Stephen Espinoza, "Joan Guzman vs [Adrien] broner please." Less than 24 hours later, the prospect of a scrap with young Broner wasn't just off the table, it fell off a cliff. Guzman weig...

    Blog | June 27, 2013
  13. Marcus Browne puts on power show

    Michael Woods

    Marcus Browne of Staten Island went to 5-0, with a TKO win over Ricardo Campillo of Mexico in a light heavyweight scrap set for six or fewer at Barclays Center on Saturday. A left from the lefty dropped the loser, now 7-7-1, in round one. He ate ...

    Blog | June 22, 2013
  14. Galarza rises to 10-0-2 at Barclays

    Michael Woods

    Red Hook's Frank Galarza took on Kansas' Romon Barber in a junior middleweight scrap set for six or fewer on Saturday at Barclays. The third round was fan friendly; after Barber took a shot to the groin, and got a rest, he came back angry. His lef...

    Blog | June 22, 2013
  15. Paulie: Broner crossed the line

    Michael Woods

    A guy like Paul Malignaggi is well versed in how to sell a fight, how to stir the pot with trash talk to keep people talking about a forthcoming scrap. He will admit to you that a certain amount of the bluster is purely calculated, that often when he...

    Blog | June 19, 2013
  16. Roach: Rios the right foe for Pacquiao

    Michael Woods

    Manny Pacquiao has lost his past two bouts, so his next scrap, against Brandon Rios in Macau on Nov. 24 (Nov. 23 in the U.S.) is beyond crucial. I checked in with Pacquiao's trainer, Freddie Roach, and asked him for his take on the bout, Rios as ...

    Blog | May 07, 2013