Tag Archive | New Jersey

Abella Boxing Promotion Brings Boxing to New Jersey Mall

Friday night was fight night at the American Dream Mall in East Rutherford New Jersey as a full slate of 10 matches took place on July 29. Featuring fighters from both locally and as far away as Hawaii well over 1000 people came out to catch 4 & 6 round matches. Fans got into it […]

NJ Boxing Local Fighter To Battle It Out At American Dream Mall

The American Dream Mall in East Rutherford New Jersey, the 2nd largest mall in the United States, turns its attention to the ring on July 29 as local fighter Julian “Hammer Hands” Rodriguez (21-1-0 with 14 KOs) out of nearby Hasbrouck Heights is almost within walking distance to his 8 round bout that Friday. The […]

St. John’s Women’s Basketball Junior Guard Correa Captures BIG EAST Weekly Honor

 St. John’s University Women’s Basketball Junior guard Leilani Correa was among the student-athletes recognized by the BIG EAST in the conference’s first set of weekly awards announced on Monday, grabbing a spot on the five-player BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll. Correa paced the way for the Red Storm squad over its first two games, averaging 20.0 points, […]

Tyrone Luckey is a throwback fighter, boxing career resurrected

 In short two years, after signing a contract with Granite Chin Promotions, veteran New Jersey boxer Tyrone “Hands of Stone” Luckey has gone from journeyman to legitimate opponent with a promising upside. “Guys like Tyrone have a special spot for me,” Granite Chin Promotions president Chris Traietti commented. “I’ve helped to build up his record, […]

Jimmy Williams’ career revitalized after defeating Yuri Foreman

Former college football star, super welterweight boxer Jimmy “Quiet Storm” Williams, recently defeated his first world champion, Yuri Foreman, and the veteran New Haven, Connecticut fighter’s boxing career has been revitalized. This past March 6th, Williams (18-5-2, 6 KOs) was originally supposed to fight Foreman, who withdrew after the weigh in due to sickness. Williams stayed in training […]

Gotham FC Players Volunteer for SAGE Eldercare Meals-on-Wheels Program

On Friday, April 23, the NJ/NY Gotham FC Player Community Outreach Committee spent their day off giving back. Gotham FC players participated in the Meals-on-Wheels program provided by SAGE Eldercare of Summit, New Jersey, that saw them delivering food to local seniors for the day. SAGE Eldercare is a private, nonprofit organization, started in 1954, that […]

Michael Carbajal Still Champion

Five-time world champion, Hall of Famer and Olympic silver medalist Michael Carbajal may be recording the best victories of his life at the age of 43 as a retired boxer. Instead of receiving a beautiful belt or medal for his achievements, Carbajal now helps build character for countless Phoenix youngsters who may not have another way to get […]