Tag Archive | Philadelphia

Boxing saved the life of Two-Division World Champion “El Gallo” Jose Antonio Rivera

Like many boxers, two-division world champion “El Gallo” Jose Antonio Rivera credits boxing for saving his life. “Absolutely,” Rivera agreed. “After my mom passed away when I was 10 years old, I gave up on life and my decision-making reflected that: hanging around with the wrong crowd including gang members, consuming alcohol between the ages […]

New England vs. Halifax: A weekend of doubleheaders

The New England Black Wolves will look to grab their third win over a North Division opponent on Sunday, Mar. 1 against the Halifax Thunderbirds. Faceoff is set for 5pm at Mohegan Sun Arena on Faceoff against Cancer night. New England heads into Sunday after defeating the New York Riptide, 12-8 on the road Friday […]

Heavyweight Union Electrician (Local 3) Barkim Logan Fights 2/28 in Pro Debut at the Paramount

Star Boxing’s “Rockin’ Fights” 38 is set to feature Long Island knockout artist, CLETUS “THE HEBREW HAMMER” SELDIN (Shirley, Long Island 24-1 20KO’s) who defends his NABA title against Colombian slugger, HUMBERTO MARTINEZ (33-9-2 25KO’s). In the co-main event, world rated heavyweight CARLOS TAKAM (37-5-1 28KO’s) takes on tough Brazilian FABIO MALDONADO (26-3 25KO’s). The […]

Drexel Next Up For Streaking Hofstra Men’s Basketball

The Hofstra men’s basketball team will look to continue its winning ways when it heads to Drexel on Thursday. The Pride heads to Philadelphia in the midst of a six-game win streak. Tip-off from the Daskalakis Athletic Center is scheduled for 7 p.m. There will be FloHoops live video of the game as well as […]

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 […]