Tag Archive | Arturo Gatti

“Irish” Micky Ward: One of boxing’s most beloved ring warriors

Whenever “Irish” Micky Ward is announced at fights, he usually receives the largest ovation from his army of adoring fans. Everybody in boxing – boxers, promoters, managers, trainers, media, etc. – respect the tough Irish American from Lowell, Massachusetts, for his guts, attitude, and dedication to his craft. Never has a negative comment come out […]

Hall of Fame referee Steve Smoger successfully transitioned from amateur to pro boxing

Hall of Fame referee Steve “Double S” Smoger, arguably the most recognizable and respected official in boxing history, holds the unique distinction of officiating in more states and countries than any of his peers. Smoger ranks among the top six all-time, No. 2 American, in terms of most pro boxing matches officiated (1015), including an […]

Nico Hernandez captures IBA flyweight World title in 5th professional fight

History was made this past Saturday night on the “SUPERBOX LIVE: High Stakes” pay-per-view card, when 2016 Olympic bronze medalist and local hero, Nico Hernandez, knocked out Hungarian challenger Szilveszter “The Silent Assassin” Kanalas in the opening round to capture the vacant International Boxing Association (IBA) Flyweight World Championship in only his fifth professional fight, […]

Sergey Kovalev vs. Eleider Alvarez set for Saturday, August 4

Two-time light heavyweight world champion Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (32-2-1, 28 KOs) puts his WBO Light Heavyweight World Title on the line against long-time WBC Light Heavyweight number one Contender Eleider “Storm” Alvarez (23-0, 11 KOs) at the Etess Arena in the brand new Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City on Saturday, August 4, 2018. […]