Tag Archive | Connecticut

Celebrated manager Jackie Kallen predicts unbeaten Mykquan Williams will be her sixth world champion

Women’s pioneer Jackie Kallen, the first and arguably most successful female manager in the boxing history, strongly believes unbeaten 21-year-old “Marvelous” Mykquan Williams (15-0-1, 7 KOs) will develop into her sixth world champion. Williams, fighting out of East Hartford, CT, is the reigning the World Boxing Council (WBC) United States super lightweight champion. “Mykey has […]

Shearns Boxing Promotions to promote 1st pro boxing show ever in Framingham, Mass.

Shearns Boxing Promotions (SBP) has announced it will bring professional boxing for the first time ever to Framingham, Massachusetts with “Fight Night In Framingham,” Friday night, March 20, at Sheraton Framingham Hotel. Proceeds will benefit Fighting Life, an after-school youth boxing and academic empowerment program, available 100-percent free of charge, to students beginning in elementary […]

USA Women’s National Team Defeats Connecticut 70-64

Trailing by two points early in the fourth quarter, the USA Women’s National Team closed with a 25-8 run to defeat the University of Connecticut 79-64 in an exhibition game on Monday night at the XL Center in Hartford, Connecticut. “Once we got past not starting all five UConn players and some media people mad […]

Red Storm Takes Down DePaul, 79-66, on the Road

Behind the squad’s best three-point shooting performance of the campaign, the St. John’s men’s basketball team completed a regular season sweep of DePaul, 79-66, on Saturday at Wintrust Arena. The Red Storm (13-8, 2-6 BIG EAST) connected on a season-best 13 3-pointers and shot 40.6 percent from beyond the arc, the team’s highest success rate […]

St. John’s Downs DePaul, 74-67, for First BIG EAST Win of the Season

The St. John’s men’s basketball team won its second game in as many tries this season at Madison Square Garden, picking up BIG EAST win number one of the Mike Anderson Era with a 74-67 victory over DePaul on Saturday at “The World’s Most Famous Arena.” The Red Storm (12-5, 1-3 BIG EAST) rebounded from […]

New England vs. New York: The Rundown on the Home Opener

New England debuts at home on Friday, Dec. 27 at Mohegan Sun Arena after starting the 2019-20 season 2-0. The Black Wolves faceoff against the New York Riptide for the first time in history at 7:30pm. History: This will be the first all-time matchup between New England and New York in the history of the […]

Rivera and Laureano Stay Perfect at New England Explosion

Rising Connecticut stars RICHIE “POPEYE THE SAILOR MAN” RIVERA and “ACTION” ANTHONY LAUREANO both remained undefeated with impressive performance tonight on a solid “New England Explosion” card in front of an enthusiastic crowd at MassMutual Center in Springfield, Massachusetts. “New England Explosion,” presented by JOE DEGUARDIA’S STAR BOXING, sponsored by MGM Springfield, aired live in […]