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On the eve of Evander Holyfield’s induction into the Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame, The Real Deal Boxing made it’s debut in AC with an exciting night of fights at the Adrian Phillips Theater inside Boardwalk Hall.  

In the main event, Toka Kahn Clary (25-1, 17 KO) looked sensational against the tough as nails Emmanuel Dominguez (22-7-2, 14 KO) in an exciting back and forth 10 round bout which saw Toka retain his NABA featherweight title by unanimous decision with scores of 96-93 and 98-92 twice.  

The Freddie Roach trained Clary, displayed... (MORE)





ATLANTIC CITY - Philadelphia’s Jaron “Boots” Ennis (20-0 18 KO) captured the vacant WBU Welterweight by stopping Veteran “Mighty” Mike Arnaoutis (26-11-2 13 KO) in the second round of their scheduled 10 round Main Event on the Boardwalk.

“It feels great to have such a meaningful title around my waist, it shows all the hard work we did in camp. Thank you to my team, my father and all my fans who came to Atlantic City to support me.” Ennis commented with huge smile on his... (MORE)





ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - Super Middleweight Derrick Webster pounded his way to a 10-round unanimous decision over Oscar Riojas in the main event of a five-bout card at The Claridge Hotel.  

Mis Downing Promotions promoted the near-capacity show.  

With the win, Webster captured the American Boxing Federation Continental Americas Super Middleweight title.


Webster was pinpoint with his jab, which he followed with a solid body work that reddened the sides of Riojas.  Webster stunned... (MORE)




In Philly, the word on the street is that welterweight Jaron “Boots” Ennis, 19-0, 17 KOs, is boxing’s next big star, and some say the best to come along since Meldrick Taylor electrified the City of Brotherly Love by winning an Olympic Gold Medal at age 17, and world championships in two weight divisions as a professional.  Big shoes to fill for sure.  However, Ennis’ rise thus far suggests we should indeed believe the hype. 

Ennis takes the next step in his budding career on Friday night in Atlantic City when he faces veteran “Mighty” Mike Arnaoutis, 26-10-2, 13 KOs, in the 10-round main event at the Showboat Hotel & Casino.  The fight is... (MORE)





The Pennsylvania Boxing Hall of Fame inducted its 60th annual class on Sunday.  Founded in 1958, the PABHOF is the oldest boxing Hall of Fame in the country and has honored a total of 367 members of the fight fraternity over the years.  The banquet and ceremony, held at Romano’s Catering in Philadelphia, welcomed 16 new members, and was co-hosted by announcer Nino Del Buono and Hall of Fame Promoter J Russell Peltz. 

Included in the 2018 class were two members of the fighting Fletcher family of Southwest Philly, middleweight brawler Frank... (MORE)





This past Friday night (5/11), junior welterweight Mykal Fox remained perfect by winning a eight-round unanimous decision over Anthony Mercado. The bout headlined an eight-fight card at SugarHouse Casino, and was promoted by King's Promotions.

Fox of Forestville, Maryland controlled the action by using his long reach that set up combination punching.  The 22 year-old was solid throughout, and cruised home to the victory by scores of 79-73 twice and 78-74. Fox is now 17-0,  Mercado of Camuy, Puerto Rico is 11-4.

"The Fighting Ring Announcer" Alex Barbosa came back... (MORE)




In the nationally televised main event at South Philly’s 2300 Arena, Las Vegas lightweight Devin Haney, 19-0, 13 KOs, won the vacant USBA title by overwhelming Mason Menard of Rayne, LA, 33-3, 24 KOs, scoring a TKO after the ninth round of their scheduled 10-rounder. Haney methodically dominated every round of the fight, banking round after round on the scorecards.

There were no knockdowns during the contest, and Haney never went for the kill. He just circled and threw blizzards of punches at his over-matched foe, seemingly content to go the distance, win a decision, and collect his belt.    (MORE)




In the thrilling main event at the Liacouras Center, on the biggest fight card in Philadelphia in years, London-based Ghanaian Isaac Dogboe, 19-0, 13 KOs, won the WBO junior featherweight title with an 11th round TKO of Jessie Magdaleno, 25-1, 18 KOs. The fight was the best of the night, and was loaded with exciting moments, knockdowns by both fighters and a savage ending that capped the night.

In the first round, the southpaw champion dropped Dogboe with a hard left and appeared to be on the brink of quickly defending his title, and ending the angry, confrontational bitterness that preceded the fight. However, these two were just getting started.    (MORE)








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