Tag Archive | Philadelphia

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 […]

Hart-Smith Jr Heating Up Ahead of Fight Night This Saturday

Both JESSE “HOLLYWOOD” HART (Philadelphia, PA 26-2 21KO’s) and JOE “THE BEAST” SMITH JR. (Mastic Beach, Long Island 24-3 20KO’s) know that a lot is on the line when they step into the ring this Saturday night, January 11, at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City live on ESPN. Hart has turned this […]

LJ Figueroa Named to BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll

After leading the Red Storm to an undefeated week with a win over No. 16/17 Arizona in San Francisco, LJ Figueroa has been named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor for the second straight week. Figueroa’s selection to the five-person honor roll came on the heels of a banner week for the conference. Beginning with […]

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 […]

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 […]