Tag Archive | Philadelphia Pennsylvania

Night of Heavyweights Hits Primetime: Unbeaten Polish Star Adam Kownacki Battles Robert Helenius in Heavyweight Title Eliminator in Front of Hometown Fans Saturday

Undefeated Polish star and Brooklyn native Adam Kownacki will headline a night of heavyweight showdowns and look to thrill his hometown crowd when he takes on Robert Helenius in a 12-round WBA Heavyweight Title eliminator headlining FOX PBC Fight Night and on FOX Deportes Saturday, March 7 from Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING™. […]

New York City FC Forward Ismael Tajouri-Shradi Agrees to New Contract

New York City FC announced that Ismael Tajouri-Shradi has agreed to a new multi-year contract with the Club. The Libyan international has played 52 matches across all competitions over the past two seasons, scoring 19 goals and adding seven assists. Tajouri-Shradi said: “I’m really happy to extend my contract to stay here with NYCFC who […]

Joe Smith Jr Dominates Jesse Hart in Dominating Fashion

When JOE “THE BEAST” SMITH JR. (now 25-3 20KO’s) and JESSE “HOLLYWOOD” HART (now 26-3 21KO’s) stepped into the ring at the Hard Rock in Atlantic City on Saturday night, more than a victory and the NABO Light heavyweight title was on the line. With the WBO World Light Heavyweight title having been vacated in […]

The Ring Return of the ‘Common Man’ Joe ‘The Beast’ Jr.

JOE “THE BEAST” SMITH JR. (24-3 20KO’S) made his pro-debut in 2009 and spent much of his early years in boxing developing in the New York boxing scene, most notably at Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing praised “Rockin’ Fight” series at The Paramount. Fast forward to 2016 and the year of “THE BEAST” was truly upon […]

Two-Division World Champion Danny García Takes on Hard-Hitting Ivan Redkach in WBC Welterweight Title Eliminator Live on SHOWTIME Saturday, January 25

Two-division world champion Danny “Swift” García returns to the ring to take on hard-hitting slugger Ivan “El Terrible” Redkach in a 12-round WBC welterweight title eliminator Saturday, January 25 live on SHOWTIME from Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING™, in a Premier Boxing Champions event. In the co-feature, former unified 154-pound champion “Swift” Jarrett […]

Atif Oberlton representing City of Brotherly Love all the way to the World Championships

There’s a new rising force on the international boxing scene and his name is Atif Oberlton, a light heavyweight from Philadelphia, who is on a mission to make a name for himself in boxing. Oberlton will be competing at the Elite Men’s World Championships, September 7-21, in Yekaterinburg, Russia. Lacking confidence is not an issue […]

Hofstra MBB Juan’ya Green Named Finalist For 2015 Riley Wallace Award

Hofstra University junior guard Juan’ya Green was named a finalist for the 2015 Riley Wallace Award, it was announced recently. The Riley Wallace award is presented annually to the top transfer in Division I college basketball. During his coaching career at Hawaii; Wallace welcomed many transfers into the program, which helped him to become the winningest coach […]