Category “Interviews”

By: Ken Hissner Sun City is one of the world’s poorest, crime and disease ridden places in the world. It’s a sprawling shanty town on the outskirts of Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Hope seems to have no place in this wretched, forbidden area of the Earth. Out of this comes Evens Pierre…

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By: Stephen James Boxing comebacks are getting far more frequent these days, every other day we hear of another fighter from the past talking about getting back into the ring. But after 19 years and at the age of 42 forgotten Irish Featherweight Oliver O’Dea will again step through the…

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by B.A. Cass “Some gypsies are different than other gypsies,” Gary Corcoran says, reflecting on his boyhood growing up on an Irish Traveller site in Wembley. “We stayed in one place even though we’re called Travellers. It was a trailer park. All family, cousins—all Travellers, all gypsies.” Photo Credit: TR…

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by B.A. Cass This Saturday, October 14, Barclay’s Center will host what is sure to be a very dangerous night of boxing. I caught up with Lou DiBella to chat about the talent-stacked triple-header. Our conversation occurred just a few days after the announcement that Bermane Stiverne would replace Louis…

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By: Ben Sutherland The stadium is still filling up at the Mandalay Bay Hotel Events Center and neither Ward nor Kovalev have yet arrived for their much hyped rematch. The Sky Sports and HBO broadcasts have started and whilst the stadium is nearly empty, a large TV audience has tuned…

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By: Eric Lunger This coming Thursday night, October 5, the Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, CT, will host a night of live boxing in its popular Rising Stars Boxing Series. Headlining the Main Events show is a ten-round middleweight clash between hard-hitting Vaughn “the Animal” Alexander (10-0, 7 KO’s) and…

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By: Sean Crose “It’s been so hard not to to tell anyone,” English promoter Eddie Hearn told BoxingInsider.com’s Jeandra LeBeauf after Saturday night’s Linares-Campbell card in Inglewood, California. Hearns was in town to support his fighter Campbell’s admirable, but failed, attempt to win himself a lightweight title. Yet the dapper…

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by B.A. Cass One day, when she was twelve years old, Kaliesha West went to the library looking for a book on boxing. “Muhammad Ali,” the librarian said. “That’s who you can look up.” “What about a girl?” Kaliesha said. “There are no girls. Girls don’t box,” the library told…

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By: Ken Hissner This Friday over ESPN former Philly 2012 Olympic alternate Jesse “Hard Work” Hart brings his 22-0 (18) record to the Convention Center in Tucson, AZ, challenging WBO Super middleweight champion Mexican southpaw Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez, 35-0 (24). Both boxers are promoted by Top Rank who along with…

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By: Benny Henderson The once beaten light heavyweight prospect, Sena Agbeko 18-1 (17 KO’s) who will be facing veteran Brad Austin 12-25 (9 KO’s) this Friday night at the State Fairgrounds Sports Arena in Nashville, TN, does not hold back any punches with his intentions come fight night. In fact,…

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