Tag Archive | Newark New Jersey

Hometown Hero Shakur Stevenson Defeats Robson Conceição in Newark Extravaganza

Shakur Stevenson lost his junior lightweight world titles on the scale Thursday afternoon. He wasn’t about to lose the fight. Stevenson bested Robson Conceição by 12-round unanimous decision (117-109 2x and 118-108) in front of 10,107 fans Friday evening at Prudential Center, the largest crowd ever to attend a boxing event at the arena. Stevenson (19-0, 9 KOs) […]

Shakur Stevenson and Robson Conceição ready to thrill Boxing Fans in Newark

Newark’s hometown hero, Shakur Stevenson (18-0, 9 KOs) is set for his homecoming against Robson Conceição (17-1, 8 KOs)TONIGHT in the 12-round main event at Prudential Center. Stevenson missed the 130-pound weight limit by 1.6 pounds and was stripped of his WBC and WBO world titles. Conceição is eligible to win the titles with a victory, and if Stevenson wins, those titles will become vacant. […]

Newark Bound: Shakur Stevenson & Robson Conceição Touch Down in Brick City

 WBC/WBO/Ring Magazine junior lightweight world champion Shakur Stevenson has never fought at home as a world champion. The six letters on the front of his trunks — Newark — represents his past and immediate future. Stevenson (18-0, 9 KOs), a 2016 Olympic silver medalist, will defend his belts against Brazilian Olympic gold medalist Robson Conceição (17-1, 8 KOs) on Friday […]

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 […]

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins fall in shootout heartbreaker to Crunch, 2-1

It was a thriller between the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins and the Syracuse Crunch, but the Penguins lost in a heartbreaking shootout by a final of 2-1 in AHL action on Wednesday. Sadly, for the Penguins, their three-game winning streak came to an end, as the team was playing with a ton of offensive momentum. The scoring […]

St. John’s Men’s Basketball to Host DePaul on Saturday in Queens

The winner in eight of its last 10 games, the St. John’s Men’s Basketball team will look to continue its stretch of stellar play when the Red Storm hosts DePaul on Saturday at Carnesecca Arena. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. on FS1 with John Fanta and Tarik Turner on the call.  John Minko and […]

Bridgeport Sound Tigers to Play in 2020-21 AHL Season

American Hockey League President and Chief Executive Officer Scott Howson announced today that the 2020-21 season will include 28 teams when it gets underway on February 5. The AHL will operate in five divisions this season. Further details, including schedule formats and playoffs, are still to be determined. Atlantic Division Bridgeport Sound Tigers Hartford Wolf […]