Salita’s road to world title goes through Brooklyn

08
Nov

Salita’s road to world title goes through Brooklyn

After a disastrous outing against Amir Khan in 2009, Brooklyn welterweight Dmitriy Salita found himself in rebuilding mode. But rebuild he has, and he’s looking to get back into title contention against crosstown rival Gabriel Bracero on Saturday.

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10
Oct

Lem’s latest: Juan Diaz signs with Top Rank

Former lightweight titleholder Juan Diaz has signed with Top Rank and will face Juan Santiago on the Mike Alvarado-Ruslan Provodnikov card on Oct. 19.

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11
Jan

Lem’s latest: Quillin-Guerrero done; Golden Boy gets Lara-Martirosyan II

WBO middleweight titleholder Peter Quillin will make his first defense against Fernando Guerrero on the Feb. 9 undercard of a main event featuring RING junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia and Zab Judah.

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03
Jan

Golden Boy touts Bika-Sjekloca, Salita-Camacho Jr., Charlo-Yorgey

Super middleweight contender Sakio Bika could face Nikola Sjekloca for the WBC’s interim belt on Feb. 16, according to Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer.

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12
Oct

Lem’s latest: Non-New Yorkers Alexander, Bailey carry ‘Brooklyn Pride’

Welterweight Devon Alexander says that his fists will do the talking against IBF titleholder Randall Bailey on Oct. 20 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.

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10
Oct

Lem’s latest: Malignaggi, Tyson part of Brooklyn’s boxing legacy

Brooklyn’s Paulie Malignaggi is part of a championship legacy that includes Mike Tyson, Riddick Bowe, Michael Moorer, Eddie Mustafa Muhammad and Zab Judah.

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10
Oct

Lem’s latest: Malignaggi, Jacobs hold open workout

Welterweight titleholder Paulie Malignaggi and middleweight contender Danny Jacobs will appear in separate fights at The Barclays Center in their native Brooklyn on Oct. 20.

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09
Oct

Bailey: Alexander to get ‘ass whooping’

Called an “old-assed fighter” by Devon Alexander’s trainer, Kevin Cunningham, IBF welterweight titleholder Randall Bailey said Cunningham’s “talking is going to end up in an ass whooping for” Alexander.

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01
Sep

Bailey’s back injury postpones Alexander bout

IBF welterweight titleholder Randall Bailey has suffered a back injury that has forced the postponement of his defense against Devon Alexander, originally scheduled for Sept. 8.

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29
Aug

Lem’s latest: It’s Quillin-N’Jikam for WBO belt on Oct. 20

Unbeaten middleweight contender Peter Quillin will challenge undefeated WBO beltholder Hassan N’Dam N’Jikam, of France, on Oct. 20 at his hometown Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

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