Category: News

Olek Gvozdyk’s Sudden Retirement From the Sport of Boxing 📰

To the surprise of many on June 9th, the news was spread that 🥉🇺🇦Oleksandr “The Nail” Gvozdyk (17-1-0, 14KO👊) would announce his retirement from boxing at the age of 33.  Gvozdyk was a multi-talented, intriguing boxer, who had accomplished a good deal at all levels.  As an amateur standout, he compiled a 225-30 overall record (unofficially), and capped his storied tenure at the unpaid ranks with a Bronze-Medal in the ◯‍◯‍◯‍◯‍◯2012 London OlympicsContinue reading “Olek Gvozdyk’s Sudden Retirement From the Sport of Boxing 📰”

A New & Temporary Look at Boxing Going Forward (Shakur Stevenson vs. Felix Caraballo): 📰

Take a good look here…as this will be the official venue to host boxing’s re-emergence from the backdrop of COVID-19’s presence that will take place tomorrow on ESPN, with coverage starting at 7 P.M. EST. It will be fought at the 🏟️MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada, in a designated, and tailor-made space inside of the Conference Center Grand Ballroom being referred to as “The Bubble”. Continue reading “A New & Temporary Look at Boxing Going Forward (Shakur Stevenson vs. Felix Caraballo): 📰”

Esteemed Referee Eddie Cotton Dies from Coronavirus Complications 📰

Unfortunately, word has gotten out today that long-time quality 🗣️Referee Eddie Cotton has passed away, due to the complications brought on by contracting COVID-19.  He was transported to a hospital 2 weeks prior, with suspicions of having pneumonia. His career as a professional Referee spanned from 1992 – 2014, and secured multiple major assignments mid-career, including  Continue reading “Esteemed Referee Eddie Cotton Dies from Coronavirus Complications 📰”

The Passing of Boxing Pioneer, Roger Mayweather (1961-2020) 📰

Today, we have lost one of boxing’s best ambassadors of the last couple generations.  🇺🇸Roger Mayweather at the age of 58 has succumbed to a lengthy battle with complications stemming from diabetes.  Roger leaves behind a storied legacy, ranging from being a very good fighter himself in the 80’s and early 90’s, to becoming an even better Head-Trainer, as well as a go-to figure when it came to the current climate of boxing. Continue reading “The Passing of Boxing Pioneer, Roger Mayweather (1961-2020) 📰”