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2015 ARTICLE & COLUMN ARCHIVE
 

 
   

DECEMBER 29, 2015
LAST BUT NOT LEAST - DOUGLAS TOPS DEALBA TO CLOSE 2015
Fight coverage from the Sands Event Center in Bethlehem, PA
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

DECEMBER 19, 2015
ORTIZ-JENNINGS POST FIGHT
PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES
Post-Fight press conference coverage
from the Turning Stone Casino
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

DECEMBER 19, 2015
LOCAL FIGHTERS GO 1-1-1,
BUT WHO WAS THE REAL WINNER?
Fight coverage from the Turning Stone Casino in Verona, NY
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

DECEMBER 15, 2015
ROSADO NOT YET READY TO
GIVE UP TITLE DREAMS FOR
THE SILVER SCREEN
A preview of Gabriel Rosado's first
fight since CREED
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

DECEMBER 14, 2015
SOSA EXCITED TO SHOW THE WORLD AGAINST WALTERS
A preview of Jason Sosa's big step up against Nicholas Walters
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

DECEMBER 14, 2015
JENNINGS TAKES ON ORTIZ
TO MOVE CLOSER TO HIS GOAL
A preview of Bryant Jennings' fight against Luis Ortiz for the Interim WBA title
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

NOVEMBER 20, 2015
TAPIA TOPS WILSON;
VICENTE CRUSHES DOMINGUEZ
Fight coverage from the Sun Center in Trenton
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

NOVEMBER 20, 2015
DE ALBA HOLDS OFF LULE,
WINS IN SOUTH PHILLY
Fight coverage from the 2300 Arena
in South Philly
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

NOVEMBER 13, 2015
SAAD MUHAMMAD GRAVESTONE COMPLETED
The harrowing tale of the effort to place
a gravestone for the late, great light heavyweight champion
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

NOVEMBER 12, 2015
CURTIS PARKER ENTERS
NJ BOXING HOF
A look at the trail Philly middleweight Curtis Parker took to the NJBHOF
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

NOVEMBER 04, 2015
BYE, BYE, LIZZY
A tribute to deceased boxer Elizabeth Sherman wrapped into coverage of the Wilson-Martinez rematch
by George Hanson Jr.

   
         
   

OCTOBER 30, 2015
WILSON DEFEATS MARTINEZ
Fight coverage from the Sheet Metal Workers Union Hall in South Philly
by Fred Druding

   
         
   

OCTOBER 29, 2015
BOXING EXTRAVAGANZA AT CHESTER'S MUST FIGHT GYM
A press release for an event to celebrate the Chester gym that played such a big
role in the movie Creed.

   
         
   

OCTOBER 26, 2015
WILSON & MARTINEZ SET FOR
HARD HITTING PHILLY REMATCH
A preview of Wilson-Martinez II and
the 'Mischief Mayhem' card
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

OCTOBER 18, 2015
CUNNINGHAM ANNOUNCES RETURN TO CRUISERWEIGHT AT THE 8TH ANNUAL BRISCOE AWARDS
Coverage of the annual Briscoe Awards event
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

OCTOBER 12, 2015
BRISCOE AWARDS SET FOR SUNDAY
A final preview of the 8th Annual
Briscoe Awards
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

OCTOBER 02, 2015
SOSA SCORES ANOTHER KO
Fight coverage from the 2300 Arena
in South Philly
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
IN THE BEGINNING...
A Hall of Fame promoter recalls the
start of his 46-year career
by J Russell Peltz

   
         
   

SEPTEMBER 28, 2015
SOSA ROLLING WITH THE PUNCHES IN RISING CAREER
A preview of Jason Sosa's main event
with Jorge Pazos
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

SEPTEMBER 25, 2015
CORNFLAKE DROPPING WEIGHT
TO BLOSTER CAREER
A preview of Thomas LaManna's
move down from middleweight
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
WILLIAMS CRUSHES CUELLO
Fight coverage from the Sand's Casino
in Bethlehem, PA
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
SOSA SET TO HEADLINE
PUERTO RICAN CLASSIC
Coverage of Jason Sosa's open
media workout
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

SEPTEMBER 19, 2015
DUBOSE WINS FIRST MAIN EVENT
IN REMATCH WITH LULE
Fight coverage from Harrah's Chester
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

SEPTEMBER 18, 2015
KAUFFMAN & CHAMBERS
SCORE SPEEDY WINS
Fight coverage from the Claridge
in Atlantic City
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

SEPTEMBER 02, 2015
HART LOOKING FOR KO AGAINST ANOTHER FAMOUS SON
A preview of Jesse Hart's fight with
Aaron Pryor Jr.
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

AUGUST 15, 2015
WITHERSPOON WINS IN THREE
Fight coverage from the Playground
in Atlantic City
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

AUGUST 14, 2015
CUNNINGHAM AND TARVER DRAW
Fight coverage from the Prudential
Center in Newark, NJ
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

AUGUST 12, 2015
BRISCOE AWARDS MOVE TO
XFINITY LIVE!
An announcement regarding the
Briscoe Awards shift in venue
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

AUGUST 11, 2015
CUNNINGHAM HAS FAITH IN
HIS CHANCES AGAINST TARVER
A preview of Cunningham vs. Tarver
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

AUGUST 08, 2015
TEVIN FARMER SCORCHES
ON HBO LATINO
Fight coverage of Farmer's KO win on TV
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

AUGUST 07, 2015
DAWEJKO, LAMANNA & BURGIN
ALL WIN COMEBACKS IN AC
Fight coverage from Bally's Atlantic City
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

AUGUST 06, 2015
LOCALS LOOK TO BOUNCE BACK
IN ATLANTIC CITY
A preview of the comeback fights
of Dawejko, LaManna and Burgin
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

AUGUST 05, 2015
JEROME "SILKY" JACKSON DIES
AT 55
An obituary of the former North Philly middleweight
by John DiSanto

   
         
    AUGUST 01, 2015
GARCIA WINS AT WELTER,
REMAINS UNDEFEATED
Fight coverage from the Barclays
Center in Brooklyn, NY
by John DiSanto
   
         
   

JULY 28, 2015
BIG CHANGES USER NEW CHAPTER FOR GARCIA
A preview of Danny Garcia's move to welterweight
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

JULY 22, 2015
GARCIA & CUNNINGHAM HOLD JOINT MEDIA WORKOUT
Former champs prepare for separate
high-profile bouts
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

JULY 17, 2015
WEBSTER SUFFERS FIRST DEFEAT
Fight coverage from the Sands Casino Resort in Bethlehem
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

JUNE 30, 2015
SHABRANSKY BATTLES BACK
FOR TKO
Fight coverage from the 2300 Arena
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

JUNE 20, 2015
WILSON CRUSHES SMITH
Fight coverage from the Valley Forge Casino
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

JUNE 19, 2015
DEPENDABLE WARRIORS
SET TO CLASH
A preview of Wilson vs. Caputo Smith
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

JUNE 08, 2015
REFEREE FRANK
CAPPUCCINO PASSES
An obituary of the famous referee
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

JUNE 08, 2015
LOCAL TO ENTER IBHOF SUNDAY
A preview of the IBHOF's Class of 2015
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

MAY 29, 2015
DEALBA KOS FOE
Fight coverage from the
Stadium Holiday Inn
by John DiSanto
Photos by Darryl Cobb Jr.

   
         
   

MAY 17, 2015
PA BOXING HOF INDUCTS FIFTEEN
Photos from the 2015 induction ceremony
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

MAY 16, 2015
ENNIS & ROCK WIN
NATIONAL TITLES
Results from the National Golden Gloves tournament in Las Vegas
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

MAY 13, 2015
VIC CAPCINO PASSES
An obituary of the former
Kensington southpaw
by John DiSanto
 

   
         
   

MAY 11, 2015
FRANKIE SODANO PASSES
An obituary of the former South Philly featherweight
by John DiSanto
 

   
         
   

MAY 08, 2015
MANSOUR TRIMS DAWEJKO
Fight coverage from the 2300 Arena
by John DiSanto
Photos by Darryl Cobb Jr.

   
         
   

May 05, 2015
MANSOUR & DAWEJKO TO MEET
IN PHILLY GRUDGE FIGHT
A preview of the heavyweight showdown
for the PA State Heavyweight Title 
by John DiSanto

   
         
    May 04, 2015
BRISCOE AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED
A recap of all the Briscoe Award
winners for 2014
by John DiSanto
   
         
   

May 01, 2015
HART & CAPUTO SMITH
ON BOXING'S BIGGEST CARD
A preview of May-Pac undercard bouts featuring Jesse Hart and Anthony Caputo Smith 
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

April 25, 2015
KLITSCHKO DEFEATS JENNINGS
ON POINTS
Fight coverage from Madison
Square Garden
by John DiSanto
Photos by Emily Harney

   
         
   

April 23, 2015
CUNNINGHAM SIGNS WITH HAYMON
A press release about Cunningham's
latest career turn 
by Marc Abrams

   
         
   

April 22, 2015
DOUGLAS & DAVIS SET FOR ACTION
A preview of DE fighters upcoming bouts
in Chester 
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

April 21, 2015
JENNINGS READY FOR THE
FIGHT OF HIS LIFE
A preview of Bryant Jennings' challenge
of Wladimir Klitschko 
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

April 20, 2015
WEEKEND ROUNDUP IN &
AROUND PHILLY
Recaps of boxing action involving Tevin Farmer, Tyrone Brunson, Ray Robinson, and others
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

April 09, 2015
WRITER STAN HOCHMAN PASSES
An obit of the legendary
Daily News scribe 
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

April 06, 2015
GARCIA TAKING HIS CAREER
ONE FIGHT AT A TIME
A preview of Garcia's fight with
Lamont Peterson 
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

March 24, 2015
HELP US GET A GRAVESTONE
FOR SAAD MUHAMMAD
The launch of our latest gravestone
fund project 
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

March 23, 2015
STAGE PLAY ABOUT GYPSY JOE HARRIS COMES TO PHILADELPHIA
A press release about the new stage play about he Philly legend

   
         
    March 23, 2015
JENNINGS PREPARING FOR
BIG TRANSITIONS TO COME
An interview with the top heavyweight contender 
by John DiSanto
   
         
   

March 14, 2015
CUNNINGHAM JOBBED AGAIN
Fight coverage of the controversial
Glazkov vs. Cunningham fight
in Montreal Canada
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

March 11, 2015
BOXING IN PHILADELPHIA
An excerpt from the latest book
about Philly boxing 
by Gabe Oppenheim

   
         
   

March 10, 2015
LAMANNA STEPS UP TO NEXT LEVEL AGAINST DOUGLAS
An interview with the rising middleweight prospect 
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

March 09, 2015
CUNNINGHAM READY FOR HBO DEBUT AND BIGGEST FIGHT
OF HIS CAREER
An interview with the heavyweight contender before his fight with
Czar Glazkov 
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

March 06, 2015
PHOTO GALLERY
FROM THE 2300 ARENA
More photos from the Dawejko-Umohette card at the 2300 Arena in South Philly
by Ray Bailey

   
         
   

March 06, 2015
DAWEJKO CRUSHES UMOHETTE STAY ON COURSE FOR MANSOUR
Fight coverage from the 2300 Arena
in South Philly
by John DiSanto /
Photos by Darryl Cobb Jr.

   
         
   

March 04, 2015
CUNNINGHAM HOLDS
OPEN MEDIA WORKOUT
The heavyweight contender holds court
with the local media prior to his fight
with Czar Glazkov
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

March 03, 2015
DAWEJKO INTENDS TO KEEP TANK ROLLING TOWARD MANSOUR
An interview with heavyweight prospect Joey Dawejko prior to his fight with Enobong Umohette
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

March 02, 2015
THE HUMBLE LION -
HAROLD JOHNSON
An obituary of the great light
heavyweight champion 
by George H. Hanson, Jr., Esq.

   
         
   

February 19, 2015
HAROLD JOHNSON PASSES
A death announcement for the former world light heavyweight champion
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

February 16, 2015
PA BOXING HALL OF FAME
CLASS OF 2015
A recap of the PABHOF's announcement
of the 2015 induction class
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

February 03, 2015
JENNINGS HAPPY ON THE HARDER ROAD TO HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE
Jennings comments on his upcoming
fight with Wladimir Klitschko
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

January 31, 2015
COLON TROUNCES MUNOZ
Fight coverage from the 2300 Arena
in South Philly
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

January 30, 2015
BABY KID CHOCOLATE PASSES
An obituary of the former North
Philly bantamweight
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

January 30, 2015
DARGAN SHOCKED BY LUIS
Fight coverage from Foxwoods
Resort in Mashantucket, CT
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

January 24, 2015
WITHERSPOON POUNDS PHELPS
Fight coverage from the GPG Center 
in Pennsauken, NJ
by John DiSanto

 

   
         
   

January 20, 2015
HUNTER WINS, PEREZ THRILLS
IN SOUTH PHILLY
Fight coverage from the 2300 Arena
in South Philly
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

January 21, 2015
TIME TO PUT UP OR SHUT UP
FOR ERIC HUNTER
A preview of Hunter's fight
with Rene Alvarado
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

January 06, 2015
2014 PHILLY YEAR IN REVIEW
A look back at the past 12 months
by John DiSanto

   
         
         
         
 


 

 
     
 

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