MSG Partners With Boxing Community To Thank First Responders


Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corp. partnered with friends in the boxing community to come together for a special video message thanking the real heroes putting themselves at risk every day to save so many lives and to encourage fans to continue practicing the necessary safety measures that will keep them and our communities safe and healthy during this unprecedented time.

We would like to thank all those who participated in this special video including:  Laila Ali, Michael Buffer, Michael Conlan, Gerry Cooney, Miguel Cotto, Oscar de la Hoya, Lou Dibella, Todd duBoef, Gennadiy Golovkin, Heather Hardy, Eddie Hearn, Jamel Herring, Bernard Hopkins, Wladimir Klitschko, Andy Lee, Tom Loeffler, Teofimo Lopez, Mikaela Mayer, Amanda Serrano, and Katie Taylor. 

Amongst the fighters they share a combined 57-3 record at Madison Square Garden.

LAILA ALI

Former WBC, WIBA, IWBF and IBA female super middleweight champion, and IWBF light heavyweight. Retired undefeated.  Beat Shelly Burton on November 11, 2006 in her MSG debut with her legendary father in attendance.

MICHAEL BUFFER

World-renowned boxing announcer and member of International Boxing Hall of Fame. First fight announced at MSG was Roberto Duran v. Davey Moore on June 16, 1983.

MICHAEL CONLAN

WBO Inter-Continental featherweight champion, 2012 Olympic bronze medalist.  Made historic professional debut in Theater at MSG in front of a packed Irish crowd during St. Patrick’s Weekend in 2017.  Currently holds 6-0 record at Madison Square Garden.

3/17/2017            Tim Ibarra                                           W            TKO

12/9/2017            Luis Fernando Molina                     W            UD

3/17/2018            David Berna                                        W            TKO

5/12/2018            Ibon Larrinaga                                    W            UD

3/17/2019            Ruben Garcia Hernandez              W            UD

12/14/2019         Vladimir Nikitin                                 W            UD

GERRY COONEY

Former heavyweight contender who was undefeated professionally at MSG (10-0).

3/2/1977              Jimmy Robertson                             W            KO

8/3/1977              Matt Robinson                                  W            PTS

11/18/1977         Joe Maye                                             W            KO

6/22/1978            G.G. Maldonado                               W            TKO

12/15/1978         Grady Daniels                                    W            RTD

2/26/1979            Charlie Johnson                                W            KO

6/29/1979            Tom Prater                                         W            TKO

8/22/1979            Broderick Mason                              W            KO

11/9/1979            John Dino Denis                                W            TKO

5/11/1981            Ken Norton                                         W            TKO

MIGUEL COTTO

Multiple-time world champion, and first Puerto Rican boxer to win world titles in four weight classes. 

Fought 10 times at MSG with 8-2 record.

6/11/2005            Muhammadqodir Abdullaev       W            TKO

6/10/2006            Paul Malignaggi                                 W            UD

6/9/2007              Zab Judah                                            W            TKO

11/10/2007         Shane Mosley                                    W            UD

2/21/2009            Michael Jennings                             W            TKO

6/13/2009            Joshua Clottey                                   W            SD

12/3/2011            Antonio Margarito                           W            RTD

12/1/2012            Austin Trout                                       L              UD

6/7/2014              Sergio Martinez                                W            RTD

12/2/2017            Sadam Ali                                            L              UD

OSCAR DE LA HOYA

2014 International Boxing Hall of Fame inductee who captured 10 world titles in 6 different weight classes.  Retired with a 39-6, 30 KO record and went 2-0 at MSG.   In 2002, founded Golden Boy Promotions.

12/15/1995         Jesse James Leija                              W            RTD

2/26/2000            Derrell Coley                                      W            KO

LOU DIBELLA

Boxing promoter and founder of DiBella Entertainment based in New York.   Inducted into 2014 New York State Boxing Hall of Fame. IBHOF inductee in 2020.

TODD DUBOEF

President, Top Rank, Inc.

GENNADIY GOLOVKIN

Two-time middleweight world champion.  Made MSG debut in 2013 vs. Gabriel Rosado and is undefeated at The Garden.

1/19/2013            Gabriel Rosado                                 W            TKO

11/2/2013            Curtis Stevens                                   W            RTD

7/26/2014            Daniel Geale                                      W            TKO

10/17/2015         David Lemieux                                  W            TKO

3/18/2017            Daniel Jacobs                                     W            UD

6/8/2019              Steve Rolls                                          W            KO

10/5/2019            Sergiy Derevyanchenko                W            UD

HEATHER HARDY

Former WBO featherweight champion.  1-1 boxing and MMA record at MSG

Boxing:

10/27/2018         Shelly Vincent                                   W            UD

9/13/2019            Amanda Serrano                              L              UD

EDDIE HEARN

Managing Director of Matchroom Sport.

JAMEL HERRING

WBO junior lightweight champion.  1-0 at MSG

5/12/2018            Juan Pablo Sanchez                         W            TKO

BERNARD HOPKINS

Inducted into International Boxing Hall of Fame in 2020.  Won undisputed middleweight title at MSG in 2001 … 2-0 at MSG.

4/14/2001            Keith Holmes                                     W            UD

9/29/2001            Felix Trinidad                                     W            TKO

WLADIMIR KLITSCHKO

Two-time world heavyweight champion.  Made MSG debut in 2000.

4/29/2000            David Bostice                                     W            TKO

11/11/2006         Calvin Brock                                        W            TKO

2/23/2008            Sultan Ibragimov                              W            UD

4/25/2015            Bryant Jennings                                W            UD

ANDY LEE

Former WBO middleweight champion.  Made his MSG debut against Dennis Sharpe on November 11, 2006. 

11/11/2006         Dennis Sharpe                                   W            UD

3/6/2007              Carl Daniels                                        W            KO

6/7/2014              John Jackson                                      W            KO

3/18/2017            KeAndrae Leatherwood                 W            UD

TOM LOEFFLER

Founder of 360 Promotions

TEOFIMO LOPEZ

Holds IBF lightweight title. On March 17,2017 Teofimo made his MSG debut defeating Daniel Bastien. 

3/17/2017            Daniel Bastien                                   W            KO

5/20/2017            Vitor Jones                                         W            KO

4/20/2019            Edis Tatli                                               W            KO

12/8/2018            Mason Menard                                 W            KO

12/14/2019         Richard Commey                              W            TKO

MIKAELA MAYER 

Made her MSG debut on December 9, 2017 defeating Nydia Feliciano.

12/9/2017            Nydia Feliciano                                  W            MD        

5/12/2018            Baby Nansen                                     W            UD

AMANDA SERRANO 

WBO and WBC world female feather champion. Amanda made her MSG debut on January 18, 2019 defeating Eva Voraberger.  

1/18/2019            Eva Voraberger                                 W            KO

9/13/2019            Heather Hardy                                   W            UD

KATIE TAYLOR 

Two-weight world champion and the current undisputed lightweight champion, On December 15, 2018 she made her MSG debut, defeating Eva Walhstrom.   After beating Delfine Persoon at MSG she became one of only seven boxers in history, female or male, to hold all four major world titles in boxing—WBA, WBC, IBF and WBO simultaneously.

12/15/2018         Eva Walhstrom                                  W            UD

6/1/2019              Delfine Persoon                                W            MD

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Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corp. (MSG Entertainment) is a leader in live entertainment experiences.  The Company presents or hosts a broad array of events in its diverse collection of venues: New York’s Madison Square Garden, Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and Beacon Theatre; the Forum in Inglewood, CA; and The Chicago Theatre.  MSG Entertainment is also building a new state-of-the-art venue in Las Vegas, MSG Sphere at The Venetian, and has announced plans to build a second MSG Sphere in London, pending necessary approvals. In addition, the Company features the original production – the Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes – and through Boston Calling Events, produces the Boston Calling Music Festival.  Also under the MSG Entertainment umbrella is Tao Group Hospitality, with entertainment dining and nightlife brands including Tao, Marquee, Lavo, Avenue, Beauty & Essex and Cathédrale. More information is available at www.msgentertainment.com

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