Tag Archive | Zab Judah

“Irish” Micky Ward: One of boxing’s most beloved ring warriors

Whenever “Irish” Micky Ward is announced at fights, he usually receives the largest ovation from his army of adoring fans. Everybody in boxing – boxers, promoters, managers, trainers, media, etc. – respect the tough Irish American from Lowell, Massachusetts, for his guts, attitude, and dedication to his craft. Never has a negative comment come out […]

Seldin to Defend NABA Title Against Humberto Martinez on Feb 28

On February 28, JOE DEGUARDIA’S STAR BOXING returns to The Paramount in Huntington, Long Island, for one of the most anticipated “Rockin’ Fights” to date. The return of CLETUS “THE HEBREW HAMMER” SELDIN (Shirley, NY 24-1 20KO’s) to where it all began has Long Island buzzing. Seldin will be defending his NABA Super Lightweight Title […]

Elite Welterweight Stars Danny Garcia & Shawn Porter Set to Battle for Vacant 147-Pound World Title

Welterweight stars and former 147-pound titleholders Danny “Swift” Garcia and “Showtime” Shawn Porter will square off for the vacant WBC Welterweight World Championship live on SHOWTIME Saturday, September 8 in a Premier Boxing Champions event from Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING™. The SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® main event (9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT) will […]

Father-son Jose Antonio and A.J. Rivera “Making History” World champion’s return & son’s pro debut

This past Father’s Day was considerably different for three-time, two-division world champion “El Gallo” Jose Antonio Rivera and his pro-debuting son, A.J. Rivera, because they will be “Making History,” presented by Rivera Promotions Entertainment and Granite Chin Promotions, August 17 at The Palladium. Rivera and his son, respectively, are the promoter and matchmaker for Rivera […]

Promoting more challenging than fighting for Miguel Cotto

Future Hall of Fame boxer Miguel Cotto believes that, for him, promoting is even more challenging than fighting. The living legend retired last December with an incredible 41-6 (33 KOs) pro record, in which he became the only Puerto Rican to capture world titles in four different weights classes, light welterweight through middleweight. Cotto was […]