Category: Their Stories

Their Stories: “The Rising Son” – A Journey Towards Becoming Japan’s Vanguard of Boxing (Naoya Inoue) 🇯🇵

By Tré Berry III🖊️ | 10/29/2020

There was a point right before signing up for the World Boxing Super Series tournament that Bantamweight Champion of the World 👑🇯🇵Naoya “Monster” Inoue (19-0-0, 16KO👊) had been universally heralded by insiders and hardcore viewers as boxing’s best kept secret.  Moving through the weights in the first portion of his career, he not only defeated very good, and in some cases, excellent fighters, he destroyed them without remorse or any inkling of mercy. Continue reading “Their Stories: “The Rising Son” – A Journey Towards Becoming Japan’s Vanguard of Boxing (Naoya Inoue) 🇯🇵”

Their Stories: From the Gutter To the Mountain Top, a Story of True Perseverance (Jeison Rosario) 🇩🇴

By Tré Berry III🖊️ | 09/23/2020

The often overused rags to riches story typically falls into the category as a cliché these days, with minimal relevance, however 🇩🇴Jeison “Banana” Rosario’s story gives true credence to what the slogan (or phrase) was initially meant to mean.  Rosario’s journey was that of real perseverance, that has him on the doorsteps with an opportunity to become true 👑Super-Welterweight Champion of the world, burgeoning opportunities that now has him living comfortably, but it was a far journey from where he started. Continue reading “Their Stories: From the Gutter To the Mountain Top, a Story of True Perseverance (Jeison Rosario) 🇩🇴”

Their Stories: The Most Underrated Legend of Modern Times (Nonito “Filipino Flash” Donaire) 🇵🇭

By Tré Berry III🖊️ | 11/05/2019

Surely when you look at boxing in its totality dating back the last 20-25 years, the greats of the sport typically roll off the tongue with minimal effort, as they carried the sport through their generation…Jones Jr, Barrera, Mayweather Jr, Pacquiao, Morales, Hopkins, the list goes on. For whatever reason, there is a legend that tends to fall through the cracks when it comes to regular 💈Barbershop conversations when discussing the greats, and that is 👑🇵🇭Nonito “Filipino Flash” Donaire (40-5-0, 26KO👊) of the Philippines. Continue reading “Their Stories: The Most Underrated Legend of Modern Times (Nonito “Filipino Flash” Donaire) 🇵🇭”

Their Stories: The Compelling Journey of Regis Prograis 🇺🇸

By Tré Berry III🖊️ | 10/23/2019

Acclaimed boxer 🇺🇸Regis Prograis (24-0-0, 20KO👊) comes into Saturday’s October 26th contest with Josh Taylor as the #1 Seed in the World Boxing Super Series (WBSS), and as the WBA Junior-Welterweight Champion.  On the line here is the vacant ♛RING-MAGAZINE Junior-Welterweight World Championship belt, and the 🏆Muhammad Ali Trophy to crown the winner of this tournament.  With everything on the line, we would like to take a scope into Prograis journey to the sport.  Here is a few interesting factoids about the prizefighter from New Orleans… Continue reading “Their Stories: The Compelling Journey of Regis Prograis 🇺🇸”

Their Stories: Vasiliy Lomachenko 🇺🇦 – Flashback to 2012 Gold-Medal Final Match in the Lightweight Division ◯‍◯‍◯‍◯‍◯

By Tré Berry III🖊️ | 08/28/2019

Ukraine’s 🥇🥇🇺🇦Vasiliy Lomachenko came into this Olympic Tournament already possessing one Gold-Medal that he earned in the previous games back in 2008, and he had his sights on obtaining another one, in another weight class, and historically joining a small group of elite amateur boxers.

Throughout the Olympics, he put forth some of his best work that enabled him to get past amateur standouts to the likes of 🇵🇷Felix Verdejo (who till this day Lomachenko says was the best amateur that he had faced), and 🇨🇺Yasniel Toledo of Cuba. The one last roadblock standing in his way of this feat was… Continue reading “Their Stories: Vasiliy Lomachenko 🇺🇦 – Flashback to 2012 Gold-Medal Final Match in the Lightweight Division ◯‍◯‍◯‍◯‍◯”