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2016 ARTICLE & COLUMN ARCHIVE
 

 
         
   

December 17, 2016
THE RULES DO APPLY - HOPKINS KNOCKED OUT IN SWAN SONG
Coverage of Bernard's farewell fight
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

December 16, 2016
LEBRON TOPS COREA
AT SUGAR HOUSE
Ringside coverage from the
Sugar House Casino
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

December 13, 2016
HOPKINS LOOKING TO PROVE
THAT THE RULES DON'T APPLY
A preview of B-Hop's final fight
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

December 10, 2016
CHARLO CHOPS DOWN WILLIAMS
Coverage of Julian Williams' shot
at the world title
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

December 05, 2016
HOPKINS PREPARES FOR RETIREMENT AND SMITH
Coverage of B-Hop's pre-fight media workout at the Joe Hand Boxing Gym
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

December 05, 2016
PHILLY'S ROLE IN THE BRILLIANT CAREER OF SUGAR RAY ROBINSON
A look at the part Philadelphia played
in Sugar Ray Robinson's career
by Chuck Hasson

   
         
   

December 02, 2016
FARMER STILL STREAKING TOWARD TITLE SHOT
Ringside coverage from the 2300 Arena
in South Philly
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

December 02, 2016
PHILADELPHIA'S MOST POPULAR (AND LEAST LIKELY)
SPORTS HERO EVER
A look at Tony Galento's huge impact
with Philly fight fans
by Chuck Hasson

   
         
   

December 01, 2016
FARMER READY FOR LOMACHENKO OR ANYONE ELSE
A preview of Tevin Farmer's first defense of his NABF title
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

November 12, 2016
GARCIA STOPS VARGAS,
LOOKS TOWARD THURMAN
Ringside coverage from the
Liacouras Center
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

November 11, 2016
GOYCO UPSETS ODOM
Ringside coverage from the 2300 Arena
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

November 08, 2016
VARGAS OUT TO MAKE HIS NAME AGAINST GARCIA
A look of Samuel Vargas' approach
to the Garcia fight
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

November 07, 2016
GARCIA MUST STAY FOCUSED ON VARGAS DESPITE UPCOMING THURMAN FIGHT
A preview of Garcia's return to Philadelphia
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

November 03, 2016
CHANDLER & TAYLOR ENTER PSHOF
Coverage of the 2016 Philly Sports Hall of Fame event
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

November 01, 2016
GARCIA PREPARES FOR HOMECOMING FIGHT
Coverage from Danny Garcia's open
media workout
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

October 28, 2016
ROBINSON MAKES SHARP RETURN
Ringside coverage from the
Sugar House Casino
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

October 27, 2016
ROBINSON RETURNS AT
SUGAR HOUSE
A preview of Hard Hitting Promotions' second show at the Sugar House Casino
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

October 24, 2016
WHY PHILLY? DOCUMENTARY
ON THE RISE
Trailer and info about a new film
about Philadelphia boxing
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

October 16, 2016
WILLIAMS LEADS CLASS OF BRISCOE AWARD WINNERS
Photos from the 9th Annual
Briscoe Awards
by Darryl Cobb Jr.

   
         
   

October 15, 2016
MANSOUR VS. DAWEJKO VOTED FIGHT OF THE YEAR BY FANS
A recap of the 2015 Philly Fight
of the Year award
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

October 15, 2016
JARON ENNIS CAPS AMATEUR CAREER WITH BRISCOE AWARD
A recap of Boots Ennis' 2015 Amateur
of the Year award
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

October 15, 2016
ATIF OBERLTON WINS
EVERETT BROTHERS AWARD
A recap the Everett Brothers Award
at this year's Briscoe Awards
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

October 15, 2016
JASON SOSA: BREAKOUT
FIGHTER OF 2015
A recap of Jason Sosa's award
for Breakout Fighter of 2015
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

October 14, 2016
BRUNSON AND GARCIA
SNOOZE TO DRAW
Ringside coverage from the 2300 Arena
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

October 14, 2016
JESSE HART TO BE NAMED PROSPECT OF THE YEAR
AT BRISCOE AWARDS
A recap of Jesse Hart's Prospect
of the Year award
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

October 14, 2016
CHRISTOPHER BROOKER IS
THE 2015 ROOKIE OF THE YEAR
A recap of Christopher Brooker's Rookie of the Year award
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

October 13, 2016
GARCIA TO FIGHT VARGAS
IN PHILLY
Philly champion announces
homecoming fight
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

October 13, 2016
FARMER WINS BRISCOE FOR
2015 PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR
A recap of Tevin Farmer's Performance
of the Year award
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

October 12, 2016
BRUNSON BATTLES GARCIA
ON STACKED PHILLY CARD
A preview of upcoming 2300 Arena show
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

October 12, 2016
WILLIAMS IS THE 2015 PHILLY FIGHTER OF THE YEAR
A recap of Julian Williams' Philly Fighter
of the Year award
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

October 11, 2016
DAWEJKO TO RECEIVE KO
OF THE YEAR BRISCOE AWARD
A recap of Joey Daweko's Knockout
of the Year award
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

October 10, 2016
BRISCOE AWARDS SET FOR SUNDAY
A preview of the 9th Annual
Briscoe Awards
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

September 15, 2016
HARRISON OUTMUSCLES HARRISON
Ringside coverage from the 2300 Arena
in South Philly
by John DiSanto

   
         
    September 15, 2016
CARABALLO SET FOR RING RETURN AFTER NEARLY THREE YEARS
A look at come-backing Philadelphian Ricardo Caraballo
by John DiSanto
   
         
   

September 13, 2016
LAMANNA KNOWS HARRISON
FIGHT IS A MUST WIN
A preview of Thomas LaManna's bout
with Dusty Hernandez Harrison
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

September 12, 2016
CORNFLAKE HOLDS OPEN
MEDIA WORKOUT
Coverage of Thomas LaManna's
media workout
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

August 26, 2016
SANTIAGO WINS BEFORE
SOLD OUT SUGAR HOUSE
Ringside Coverage from the
Sugar House Casino
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

August 23, 2016
SWEET HANDS DEFEATS DE ANGEL
Ringside Coverage from the Sands in Bethlehem, PA
by Ken Hissner

   
         
   

August 12, 2016
VICTOR PAPPA PASSES
A tribute to the former Upper Darby
junior welterweight
by J Russell Peltz

   
         
   

August 06, 2016
WITHERSPOON WALLOPS MARRONE
Ringside Coverage from Grundy Arena
in Bristol, PA
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

August 05, 2016
BENAVIDEZ HALTS DOUGLIN IN 10TH
Ringside Coverage from the 2300 Arena
in South Philly
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

August 01, 2016
HOOKS TO DEBUT FRIDAY
A preview of Kieran Hooks' upcoming
fight at the 2300 Arena
by John DiSanto

   
         
    July 25, 2016
FARMER CONFIDENT HE'S READY FOR REDKACH
A preview of the "American Idol's" fight at the Barclay Center
by John DiSanto
   
         
   

July 22, 2016
QUICK WIN LANDS BIG FIGHT
FOR LAMANNA
Ringside Coverage from the Claridge
Hotel in Atlantic City
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

July 19, 2016
CONFLAKE ON A MISSION
IN AND OUT OF THE RING
Thomas LaManna prepares for stay
busy fight against Valenzuela with big September opportunity on the line
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

June 24, 2016
SOSA WINS WORLD TITLE WITH KO
Results from Jason Sosa's big fight
in Beijing, China
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

June 23, 2016
CHANDLER TO ENTER
PHILLY SPORTS HALL
Philly Sports Hall of Fame announces
Jeff Chandler and Herman Taylor
as 2016 inductees
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

June 21, 2016
SOSA NEEDS TO PROVE
HE'S NO FLUKE
Jason Sosa out to build on his draw with Walters and prove it was no accident
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

June 15, 2016
SOSA HEADS TO CHINA
FOR FIRST WORLD TITLE
SHOT AGAINST FORTUNA
Coverage of Jason Sosa's media workout
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

June 11, 2016
UNDEFEATED PHILLY ROOKIES EXTEND WINNING STREAKS
A recap of recent ring results of Philly's
top newbies - Rock, Ennis & Jones
by Ken Hissner

   
         
   

June 04, 2016
WEBSTER WINS IN BRISTOL
Ringside coverage from the
Grundy Arena in Bristol, PA
by Ken Hissner

   
         
   

June 03, 2016
KNOCKDOWNS PROPEL JOHNSON OVER PEREZ
Ringside coverage from the 2300 Arena
in South Philly
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

June 01, 2016
DERRICK WEBSTER RETURNS SATURDAY
Webster prepares for his ring return
in Bristol, PA
by John DiSanto

   
         
    May 31, 2016
PEREZ SHOULD FIND ANSWERS AGAINST JOHNSON
A preview of DeCarlo Perez' bout
with Dashon Johnson
by John DiSanto
   
         
    May 26, 2016
PEREZ LOOKS SHARP
IN OPEN MEDIA WORKOUT
DeCarlo Perez prepares for
Dashon Johnson
by John DiSanto
   
         
   

May 23, 2016
2016 BRISCOE AWARD NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED
A breakdown of the nominees for "2015 Philly Fighter of the Year" and "2015
Philly Fight of the Year"
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

May 20, 2016
JARON ENNIS & JOSHUA JONES
ARE FUTURE PHILLY STARS
An early look at two of Philly's best rookies
by Ken Hissner

   
         
   

May 15, 2016
PA BOXING HALL OF FAME
INDUCTS 16 NEW MEMBERS
Coverage and photos from the
annual PABHOF event
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

May 14, 2016
ENNIS SCORES SECOND
STRAIGHT KO
Results of Jaron Ennis' Hometown Debut
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

May 13, 2016
ROCK WINS DEBUT BY KO
Results of Darmani Rock's first pro bout
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

May 12, 2016
ENNIS TO MAKE LOCAL DEBUT
ON HARD HITTING SHOW
Press conference coverage and a preview
of the next card at the Sheet Metal Workers Hall
by Ken Hissner

   
         
   

May 10, 2016
DARMANI ROCK SET
FOR PRO DEBUT
A preview of the debut of Philly's
newest heavyweight hopeful
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

May 06, 2016
BROOKER BEATS AIKENS
Ringside coverage from the 2300 Arena in South Philly
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

April 26, 2016
STEVE TRAITZ SR. DIES AT 79
An obituary of trainer and founder of the Montgomery County Boys Club
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

April 19, 2016
FULTON AND DAVIS TESTED
IN BETHLEHEM
Fight coverage from the Sands Event Center in Bethlehem
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

April 16, 2016
GLOWACKI OVERPOWERS CUNNINGHAM
Ringside coverage from the
Barclay's Center in Brooklyn
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

April 14, 2016
SUPER HERO CUNNINGHAM
TO APPEAR IN UPCOMING
COMIC BOOK
Steve Cunningham is soon to debut
his own comic book
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

April 12, 2016
CUNNINGHAM STILL FIGHTING FOR RESPECT WITH TRY AT THIRD TITLE
A preview of Cunningham vs. Glowacki
by John DiSanto

   
         
    April 09, 2016
SELBY DEFEATS HUNTER
TO DEFEND TITLE
Coverage of the Lee Selby vs. Eric Hunter featherweight title fight
by John DiSanto
   
         
   

April 06, 2016
CUNNINGHAM LOOKS TO MAKE STATEMENT WITH RETURN TO CRUISERWEIGHT
The former two-time cruiser champ
wants title number three.
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

April 04, 2016
HUNTER FIGHTING SELBY FOR
TITLE AND REDEMPTION
A preview of Eric Hunter's long awaited title shot
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

April 03, 2016
PA BOXING HALL OF FAME ANNOUNCES CLASS OF 2016
A rundown of the 16 new HOF members
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

March 30, 2016
HUNTER: I CAN DO A
FEW THINGS HE CAN'T
A prefight story on Lee Selby vs.
Eric Hunter
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

March 18, 2016
HART SHOWS HEART
AGAINST JOHNSON
Ringside coverage from the 2300 Arena
in South Philly
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

March 17, 2016
LIGHTWEIGHT LEGEND
DORSEY LAY PASSES AT 91
An obituary tribute to the 1940s
lightweight from West Philly
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

March 17, 2016
OUTLAW READY FOR
MOMENT OF TRUTH
Set up story on Eric Hunter's
long-awaited title shot
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

March 09, 2016
HART VOWS TO BRING CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING
BACK TO PHILLY
Pre-fight story and interview with
Jesse Hart
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

March 05, 2016
WILLIAMS EARNS TITLE SHOT
WITH TKO OF MATANO
Ringside coverage from the Sands
Event Center in Bethlehem, PA
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

March 01, 2016
J-ROCK WILLIAMS READY
FOR TITLE ELIMINATOR
A preview of Julian Williams' fight
with Marcello Matano
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

February 27, 2016
CRAWFORD STOPS LUNDY IN FIVE
Ringside coverage from Madison Square Garden Theater in NY
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

February 23, 2016
MORE MATURE CATRAGENA LOOKING TO WIN SECOND BELT
Pre-fight story and interview with
Miguel Cartagena
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

February 22, 2016
COACH RAMEY SAYS
LUNDY FEARS NO MAN
Pre-fight story and interview with
Lundy trainer Charles Ramey
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

February 22, 2016
LUNDY PLANS TO TAKE
CRAWFORD TO WAR
Pre-fight story and interview
with Hank Lundy
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

February 20, 2016
REC CENTER GYM NAMED FOR HAROLD JOHNSON
Coverage of the dedication ceremony
at the Kendrick Rec Center
by John DiSanto

   
         
    February 19, 2016
BROOKER IMPRESSES
DESPITE OFFICIAL VERDICT
Fight coverage from Atlantic City's Boardwalk Hall
by John DiSanto
   
         
   

February 17, 2016
DARMANI ROCK TO TURN PRO
An announcement of Roc Nation's
signing of local heavyweight standout
Press Release

   
         
   

February 16, 2016
LUNDY GUARANTEES
TO EXPOSE CRAWFORD
A preview of Hammerin' Hank's shot
at the world title
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

January 23, 2016
GARCIA WINS
WELTERWEIGHT TITLE
Danny becomes Philly's fourth
two-division champ
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

January 22, 2016
BLANCO BEATS OCASIO
IN SOUTH PHILLY
Fight coverage from the Sheet Metal Workers Hall
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

January 21, 2016
FIVE PHILLY BOXERS LIKELY
TO FIGHT FOR TITLE IN 2016
A preview of Philadelphia's 2016
Title Hopes
by John DiSanto

   
         
         
         
 


 

 
     
 

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