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  1. New York fighters featured on Showtime

    Michael Woods

    It's sort of like that "if a tree falls in the forest and no one is around, does it make a sound" query: If a fighter engages in a Fight of the Year sort of rumble, but there are no TV cameras beaming it to people sitting on their sofas, does it real...

    Blog | January 13, 2014
  2. Rumbler Bika to meet boxer-fighter Dirrell

    Michael Woods

    Australian citizen Sakio Bika fights in Brooklyn for the second time, on Saturday night, when he puts his WBC super middleweight title up for grabs against Anthony Dirrell of Michigan on a Golden Boy card, which is topped by a "Battle of Brooklyn" sc...

    Blog | December 03, 2013
  3. 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
  4. With a win, Golovkin will head overseas

    Michael Woods

    If the majority of predictors are correct, and WBA middleweight titlist Gennady Golovkin (27-0 with 24 KOs) gets the better of Curtis Stevens (25-3 with 18 KOs) Saturday night at The Theater at Madison Square Garden, especially in conclusive and viol...

    Blog | November 01, 2013
  5. Quillin wins via TKO over Rosado

    Michael Woods

    New Yorker Peter Quillin has a reputation as a knockdown artist, having notched 10 knockdowns in his past two fights before stepping into the ring at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J., on Saturday night on a Golden Boy card. In defending his m...

    Blog | October 26, 2013
  6. Showtime, HBO both have boxing Dec. 7

    Michael Woods

    Fight fans, fire up the DVRs, because we have a dueling dates situation emerging, on Dec. 7. Showtime will present fights taking place at Barclays Center in Brooklyn that evening, and HBO will also put on a show, topped by a Guillermo Rigondeaux t...

    Blog | October 08, 2013
  7. Catanzaro has 'great problem' on Dec. 7

    Michael Woods

    On the night of December 7, Brooklyn's Anthony Catanzaro will be the slightest bit frazzled, but in a good way. A boxer he advises, welterweight Paul Malignaggi, will be fighting at Barclays Center against Zab Judah, on Showtime. At around the ...

    Blog | October 08, 2013
  8. Malignaggi, Judah ready for 'turf war'

    Michael Woods

    UPDATE: Showtime boxing boss Stephen Espinoza just informed me that the Alexander-Collazo bout is an inaccurate rumor and is "not being considered." *** Paul Malignaggi will meet Zab Judah in a battle for Brooklyn bragging rights, on Dec. 7 at ...

    Blog | October 05, 2013
  9. Meet Golden Boy boxers today

    Michael Woods

    Attention Brooklynites, and fight fans beyond the five boroughs: Pugilists Paul Malignaggi, the former junior welter and welterweight titlist, and current Showtime analyst, and contender-on-the-cusp of a title shot, Danny Jacobs of Park Slope, will b...

    Blog | September 29, 2013
  10. Malignaggi not keen to share spotlight

    Michael Woods

    Paul Malignaggi, the Bensonhurst-bred former junior welter and welterweight champion who doubles as a Showtime analyst, is between fights. He seems to be enjoying the downtime; the boxer relished bites of a cupcake at Gleason's in Brooklyn on Thursda...

    Blog | September 26, 2013
  11. How about Mayweather-Quillin?

    Michael Woods

    I've been mocked in the not too distant past for suggesting that Floyd Mayweather is such a ring talent that it would be wise to widen the scope of the search for future foes beyond the 147-to-154-pound region. I got whacked around like a pinata at a...

    Blog | September 18, 2013
  12. Golovkin would fight Mayweather

    Michael Woods

    The list of viable challengers for Floyd Mayweather has narrowed, after Mayweather so handily dismantled Canelo Alvarez on Saturday, at times toying with the 23-year-old Mexican en route to winning a majority decision at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. ...

    Blog | September 15, 2013
  13. Mora and Rosado in the mix to meet Quillin

    Michael Woods

    Peter Quillin has become a must-see fighter to me, after seeing him knockdown Hassan N'Dam N'Jikam five times in taking the WBO middleweight title on Oct. 20, 2012 at Barclays Center. The Manhattan-based boxer with a 29-0 mark (21 KOs) last gloved up...

    Blog | September 03, 2013
  14. The case for a Malignaggi-Broner rematch

    Michael Woods

    Paulie Malignaggi, many smart and studied boxing folks said leading up to his June 22 clash with Adrien Broner, was quite likely to get steamrolled into oblivion at the Barclays Center. Broner -- the younger, stronger, faster fighter -- would be a br...

    Blog | July 12, 2013
  15. Yormark: Long Island boxing can be terrific

    Michael Woods

    Madison Square Garden can certainly boast about their pugilistic legacy. Yes, it could be argued that they are in flux, as they might have to rebuild the building to comply with the New York City Planning Commission's order to improve Penn Station...

    Blog | July 03, 2013
  16. Boxing at Barclays has quieted critics

    Michael Woods

    Back in July 2010, when the people from the Brooklyn arena that hadn't been built yet, Barclays Center, announced they were getting into boxing, with an exclusive deal with California-based Golden Boy Promotions, it's fair to say the reaction wasn't ...

    Blog | July 02, 2013