Category: Their Stories

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

By Tré Berry III🖋️

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…Roy Jones Jr., Marco Antonio Barrera, Floyd Mayweather Jr., Manny Pacquiao, Erik Morales, Bernard 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, and that is 🇵🇭Nonito Donaire (40-5-0, 26KO👊) of the Philippines. If you really take a step back to analyze all he has accomplished in his career… 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🖋️ 

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 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 ◯‍◯‍◯‍◯‍◯

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 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 ◯‍◯‍◯‍◯‍◯”

Their Stories: Vasiliy Lomachenko 🇺🇦 -Flashback to 2008 Gold-Medal Final Match in the Featherweight Division ◯‍◯‍◯‍◯‍◯

A young 19 year old Ukrainian by the name of 🇺🇦Vasiliy Lomachenko had already made an indelible impression to amateur viewers, as well as personnel and officials in the sport after a long streak of standout performances en route to winning a couple of tournaments in different locations, and in him mowing through the competition en route to getting to the Gold-Medal match of the 2008 Olympics. There he would fight French fighter 🇫🇷Khedafi Djelkhir, who battled his way to the final round – for all of the marbles… Continue reading “Their Stories: Vasiliy Lomachenko 🇺🇦 -Flashback to 2008 Gold-Medal Final Match in the Featherweight Division ◯‍◯‍◯‍◯‍◯”

Their Stories: Luke Campbell 🇬🇧 -Flashback to 2012 Gold-Medal Final Match in the Bantamweight Division ◯‍◯‍◯‍◯‍◯

In the Bantamweight division back in the 2012 Olympics in London, British standout 🇬🇧Luke Campbell put his country on his back as he faced Ireland’s 🇮🇪John Joe Nevin for Olympic Gold. Continue reading “Their Stories: Luke Campbell 🇬🇧 -Flashback to 2012 Gold-Medal Final Match in the Bantamweight Division ◯‍◯‍◯‍◯‍◯”