D’Mitrius Ballard, Zachary Ochoa, Kevin Rivers, Damon Allen and Todd Unthank-May notched victories (some hard fought) on the Ortiz-Thompson undercard on Saturday.
Marty Flynn went to Philly looking for training and became one of Bernard Hopkins’ key sparring partners. “The only white guy allowed into Champs” then became a politician.
IBF light heavyweight titleholder Bernard Hopkins and Golden Boy Promotions will contribute to fund the completion of the Joe Frazier statue that will stand nine feet tall outside Philadelphia’s sports stadium complex.
In part II of Lee Groves’ Travelin’ Man trip to Philadelphia the CompuBox wizard gets an education on the city’s boxing culture from veteran fight scribe Bernard Fernandez before counting punches for the entire NBC Sports Net Fight Night card.