Star Boxing/ESPN2 Friday Night Fights Post-Fight Press Conference 5/18/2012


Promoter Joe DeGuardia talks to the media following Star Boxing’s second event at the Times Union Center, broadcast live on ESPN2′s Friday Night Fights. Joining him are NABO Jr. Welterweight Champion Karim Mayfield, challenger Tito Serrano, Jason Escalera, and Nick Brinson. Story filed with the Knick Ledger; will post when … Continue reading

TONIGHT: live blog for ESPN2 Friday Night Fights from the Times Union Center


Tonight is Star Boxing’s second foray into promoting boxing at the Times Union Center in Albany. As an added bonus, they’ll be broadcasting live on ESPN2 for Friday Night Fights. I’ll be providing live, round by round coverage of it over on the Mixed Marshall Arts blog, pending technological cooperation from the … Continue reading

The Darker Side of Combat Sports: Gary Goodridge’s CTE Diagnosis and Manny Pacquaio’s Financial Woes

First, from Ben Fowlkes of comes the tragic story of MMA and kickboxing legend Gary Goodridge’s recent diagnosis: “When talking to him on the phone, his speech was becoming slurred,” said Mike Mobbs, who’s counted Goodridge as his best friend since the two were nine years old, growing up … Continue reading

Gamboa vs. Rios for…what weight class is this at again?

Yuriorkis Gamboa is jumping weight from Featherweight to Lightweight to meet former champion Brandon Rios, who had to vacate his title during his last outing after failing to make weight after three attempts and despite talk that he would be making a permanent move to Super Lightweight. From Kevin Iole … Continue reading

KO at the TU tomorrow (Saturday, February 4th) at the Times Union Center in Albany

Tomorrow (Saturday) night is “KO at the TU,” the first boxing event in over fifteen years at Albany’s Times Union Center (formerly the Pepsi Arena and Knickerbocker Arena). I’ll be covering the event for the Knick Ledger, so keep an eye there and follow @KevinMarshall for live tweets. From the … Continue reading

Ares Fight Night VII Results: Shawn & Shannon Miller, Javi Martinez, and KOLD come out on top

Disclaimer: it being a personal site I don’t really require one, but I will point out anyway that I know and train with the Millers. The Miller Brothers were triumphant and Javi Martinez improved the 3-0 on Friday night as Ares Promotions presented “Ares Fight Night VII: The Return” at … Continue reading

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