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ROBINSON WINS TECHNICAL DECISION AFTER HEAD BUTT

North Philly’s Tyrone Brunson won a thrilling fifth round technical knockout victory over former world champion Kermit Cintron Saturday night in the main event of a lively Kings Promotions show at the 2300 Arena in South Philly. Brunson had to twice climb off the canvas before securing victory, in a fight for the vacant PA State junior middleweight championship that was must-win for both boxers. With sky-high stakes and big expectations, the fight played out even better than anyone could have hoped for.  

In the main event at the Tropicana Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City Friday night, Philly welterweight Ray Robinson won his thirteenth... (MORE)

   

 
                 
 

   

BRUNSON STOPS CINTRON; WINS
PA STATE TITLE

North Philly’s Tyrone Brunson won a thrilling fifth round technical knockout victory over former world champion Kermit Cintron Saturday night in the main event of a lively Kings Promotions show at the 2300 Arena in South Philly. Brunson had to twice climb off the canvas before securing victory, in a fight for the vacant PA State junior middleweight championship that was must-win for both boxers. With sky-high stakes and big expectations, the fight played out even better than anyone could have hoped for.  

Cintron, Reading, PA, took control at the opening bell with his longer reach and deeper ring experience. Common opinion believed that Brunson needed to get busy early and press the action to allow for... (MORE)

   

 
                 
 

   

GIARDELLO:
THE EQUAL OPPORTUNITY MIDDLEWEIGHT GREAT

Although Joey Giardello never marched on SELMA, he helped financially more black middleweights of his era than anybody else (including Ray Robinson) by NEVER ducking a deserving black opponent, no matter how tough, risking his rating and enabling many of them to “earn” the largest purse of their career by opposing him, including: Dick Tiger (4x), Willie Troy, Bobby Boyd, Sugar Ray Robinson, Gil Turner, Georgie Benton, Rory Calhoun (2), Holly Mims, Spider Webb, Otis Graham... (MORE)

   
 
         
       
                 
 

   

CINTRON & BRUNSON FIGHTING FOR SURVIVAL

When Kermit Cintron, 39-5-3, 30 KOs, and Tyrone Brunson, 25-6-2, 22 KOs, step into to the boxing ring to face off in the main event of a stacked Kings Boxing show at South Philly’s 2300 Arena on Saturday night, they will have their very survival in the sport weighing heavily on their muscular shoulders.  Both fighters have been campaigning for quite a while and have exactly one more chance to move up to bigger fights. It is do-or-die for both boxers, and that means this 10-rounder should be a good one.    

Cintron, Reading, PA, a 17-year vet, has already been to the top. He held the IBF world welterweight belt between 2006 and 2008, and has had a fine pro career. He’s scored wins over Mark Suarez, Walter Matthysse... (MORE)

   
 
         
       
                 
 




 

   

LUNDY RETURNS HOME FOR KO

Hammerin’ Hank Lundy made good on his promise to score a knockout in his homecoming bout in the scheduled eight-round main event at the 2300 Arena Friday night. Lundy, on the road for the past seven-plus years, came back to South Philly to rout Daniel Evangelista of Mexico City. The brash lightweight stormed out at the opening bell and took control of the contest immediately.  

Hammerin’ Hank swept the first four rounds fairly easily. Lundy took a handful of shots, but spent most of the time on the offense. He scored numerous blows and bullied Evangelista around the ring. The Mexican stayed calm and looked for a chance to turn the fight with a single shot. That opportunity... (MORE)

   

 

 
                 
       

LUNDY TALKING AND PUNCHING
HIS WAY TO
THE TOP

If Hammerin' Hank Lundy's body is in anywhere as good shape as his mouth, he'll do just fine Friday night when he returns to fight in Philadelphia for the first time in nearly eight years. Lundy, 27-6-1, 13 KOs, takes on Mexico City's Daniel Evangelista Jr., 20-7-2, 16 KOs, in the eight-round main event at the 2300 Arena, on a nine-bout card promoted by Peltz Boxing, BAM Boxing, Joe Hand Promotions and Raging Babe.  

Lundy is a guy who talks a lot, sometimes makes outrageous claims, and always promises victory. He sated with no doubt that he... (MORE)

   



 
                 
       

IT'S HAMMER TIME AGAIN
IN PHILLY

Perennial lightweight contender and division-jumper, Hammerin’ Hank Lundy, 27-6-1, 13 KOs, held an open workout today at the Joe Hand Boxing Gym in Philadelphia in advance of his June 2nd main event bout against Mexican Daniel Evangelista Jr., 19-7-2, 15 KOs, at the 2300 Arena in South Philadelphia. The fight is a homecoming for Lundy, a South Philly native, has not fought at home for nearly eight years.

Lundy, one of the more colorful characters of the local fight scene, addressed the attending media members, and answered questions from social media followers. 

“It’s always big coming home,” Lundy said... (MORE)

   



 
                 
 
 
   

PA BOXING HALL OF FAME INDUCTS 15 NEW MEMBERS

The Pennsylvania Boxing Hall of Fame held their annual induction ceremony and banquet on Sunday, May 21, 2017. Fifteen new members were inducted at Romano's Catering in the Juniata Park section of Philadelphia, with Nino Del Buono serving as the Master of Ceremonies.

The inductees included boxers Bert Cooper, David Bey, Richie Bennett, Alfonso Hayman, Wade Hinnant, William "Hammer" Jones, Jerry Judge, Buck Crouse, Danny Kramer, Peter Maher, Lee Sala and Pittsburgh Jackie Wilson, official George Hill, and trainers / gym proprietors Percy Buster Custus and Frank Kubach.  (MORE)

   


















 
 
                 
       

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