Tag Archive | Massachusetts

Undefeated lightweight prospect Jamaine “The Technician” Ortiz hopes to steal Tyson-Jones, Jr. show

Undefeated lightweight prospect Jamaine “The Technician” Ortiz (13-0, 7 KOs), the reigning World Boxing Youth World champion, hopes to steal the show on the November 28th Mike Tyson–Roy Jones, Jr. pay-per-view card, presented by Tyson’s Legends Only League, at Staples Center in Los Angeles. The 24-year-old Ortiz, fighting out of Worcester, Massachusetts, will fight on […]

OFFICIAL “GOLD RUSH” RESULTS FROM N.H.: Mike O’Hara, Jr. captures N.E. welterweight crown

Professional boxing returned last night to New England Sports Center as Granite Chin Promotions presented “Gold Rush,” featuring three regional title fights, in Derry, New Hampshire. Whitman (MA) boxer Mike Bad Man” O;Han, Jr. dominated Ryan Dibartolomeo (3-1-1, 1 KO) from start to finish in the main event, nearly pitching a complete shutout, winning every […]

Fordham Men’s Basketball Announces 2020-21 Schedule

The full 2020-2021 Fordham University men’s basketball schedule was released recently. It features three televised Atlantic 10 contests and games with local rivals Manhattan and St. John’s. Fordham will play 13 of its 24 contests in the friendly confines of the Rose Hill Gym in 2020-2021 and will make three appearances on national television during […]

Atlantic 10, Barclays Center to Host 2024 NCAA Men’s Basketball First and Second Rounds

The Atlantic 10 Conference and Barclays Center will serve as a host for the 2024 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship First and Second Rounds, as announced Wednesday by the NCAA. The 2024 First and Second Rounds will be the third NCAA basketball event at Barclays Center, which also was the site of the 2016 First and […]

“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 […]

Ukrainian super lightweight prospect Zoravor Petrosyan remains undefeated

Undefeated Ukrainian super lightweight prospect Zoravor Petrosyan improved his pro record to 9-0 (4 KOs) last Saturday night in Russia, stopping out-classed Eubenii Vazem in the fourth round in Ekaterinburg. Petrosyan, who is managed by Ryan Roach’s Fighter Locker, has won the first three rounds on each of the three judges’ scorecards, 30-27. The 22-year-old […]

No Fear for Juan Carlos Abreu vs. undefeated welterweight sensation Jaron “Boots” Ennis

Upset-minded veteran Juan “Merengue” Carlos Abreu has vowed to use his experience advantage against boxing’s newest boogeyman, Jaron “Boots” Ennis (25-0, 23 KOs), who has knocked out his last 15 opponents in a row, this Saturday night (Sept. 19th) on SHOWTIME live from a “closed” Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. Ennis-Abreu, presented by TGB […]