Tag Archive | Rocky Marciano

Born to box: Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini

As the son of a prizefighter, International Boxing Hall of Fame inductee (“Class of 2015”) Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini was born to box, and the Youngstown, Ohio fighter climbed to the top of the sport’s mountain, capturing the World Boxing Association (WBA) lightweight title in 1982. Mancini’s father, the late Lenny “Boom Boom” Mancini, boxed […]

Heavyweight Boxing Returns to the Catskills This Saturday (September 14)

Star Boxing is bringing heavyweight boxing back to the historical Catskills in Saturday nights “CATSKILLS CLASH II,” featuring heavyweight title contender, CARLOS TAKAM (36-5-1 28KO’s) as he takes on CRAIG LEWIS (14-3-1 7KO’s) in a 10-round bout. Some of the greatest heavyweights of all time played a major role in the prominence of boxing in […]

Hometown favorite Kendrick Ball, Jr. headlining at home to establish his place in Worcester’s rich boxing history

Worcester boxer Kendrick “Peppa” Ball, Jr. is living the dream and closing in on some of his goals in the ring. Ball (11-1-2, 8 KOs), fighting out of his native Worcester, MA, will headline his first show and fight for his first title belt, when he headlines “Every Man For Himself”, the inaugural event presented […]