Promoter Lou DiBella is hoping his experience with losing his brother can raise awareness and help his fighter Patrick Hyland Jr., whose father killed himself in June.
Barclays Center in Brooklyn was formally announced as the host venue for Keith Thurman’s welterweight title defense against Shawn Porter on June 25.
Combat sports history has been made as New York State has now legalized and embraced mixed martial arts.
Heavyweight titleholder Deontay Wilder will defend his title against Alexander Povetkin in the mandatory challenger’s home country, Povetkin’s promoter said.
Former RING cruiserweight champion Steve Cunningham believes, in order to be a formidable boxing writer, one needs to lace up the gloves.
The heavily hyped bout will take place at a later date after Thurman heals; organizers are grappling with whether to keep the rest of the card.
Travis Peterkin is ready to return to the ring following his first pro blemish, a draw against Lenin Castillo. Chris Galeano and Devaun Lee headline.
Deontay Wilder is inching closer to finally getting his wish of facing mandatory challenger Alexander Povetkin.
Gabriel Bracero was in discussions for several big fights before his arrest on Sunday, said his promoter, Lou DiBella.
Two American stars, Keith Thurman and Shawn Porter, meet in a high quality crossroads fight at welterweight which is guaranteed to provide fireworks.
On Jan. 24, RING contributor Anson Wainwright will run to raise money for the family of convalescing 154-pounder Prichard Colon in association with the WBC.
Beyond the “Battle for Brooklyn” main event of Daniel Jacobs vs. Peter Quillin, promoter Lou DiBella has assembled a fascinating undercard full of NYC talent.