• Hall of Famer Smoger “I would have never stopped Taylor/Chavez”
  • Undefeated DC boxer Harrison arrested in SE Washington; father apologizes to fans

Hall of Famer Smoger “I would have never stopped Taylor/Chavez”

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Hall of Fame referee Steve Smoger was a recent guest on “Double Jab” boxing podcast and had an interesting take on the controversial ending of the 1990 “Thunder Meets Lightning” world championship bout between WBC world champion Julio Cesar Chavez and IBF world champion and Philly’s own Meldrick Taylor. The title affair was for the WBC & IBF World Junior Welterweight Unification and took place Las Vegas, Nevada….


Teen Cal Ashby steals the show at NY Golden Gloves

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – The New York Daily News Golden Gloves tournament is heating up, and Thursday night at the Church Street Boxing club in Manhattan, was no different. The evening boosted eight bouts in the 123lb. novice weight class, and all the fights went the distance. The Colony Pest Bout of the Night was courtesy of  16-year-old Cal Ashby (Pac Plex BC) and Ryan Smith (Unattached). Their heated affair…


Undefeated DC boxer Harrison arrested in SE Washington; father apologizes to fans

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Undefeated welterweight boxer Dusty Hernandez-Harrison was arrested Wednesday night in Southeast D.C., on gun chargers according to ABC 7 in Washington. Per the police report, the arrest occurred in front of 2404 Elvans Road Southeast at around 9:30PM. The 22-year-old Harrison was arrested for carrying a pistol without a license, possession of unregistered ammunition, possession of an unregistered fireman, and resisting arrest. A fan favorite in…


Moore shines in NY Golden Gloves debut

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Week two of the 90th edition of the New York Daily News Golden Gloves continued Saturday in front of a jam packed Knights of Columbus Hall in Mineola, as the night saw nine entertaining bouts in the 152lb. novice weight class. David Moore (Atl Vets Memorial) was solid from the get go against Ashley Longchamp (Unattached), as he applied heavy pressure early on in round one….


Lowell Sun Charities novice semi-finals are set

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – The novice semi-finals of the 71st annual Lowell Sun Charities Golden Gloves Championships are set for Thursday, February 16th, at the historic Lowell Memorial Auditorium. Proceeds from this fantastic tourney will go towards sending the New England Golden Gloves champions to the National Golden Gloves Championship (2017 in Lafayette, Louisiana), in addition to supporting local athletes and area gyms, the Boys & Girls Club, soup kitchens,…


Suffolk PAL’s Wilson scores huge win at NY Golden Gloves; Burke defeats Jones

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Suffolk PAL product Famous Wilson scored a gorgeous straight right hand to finish off Christian Gaines of John’s Gym, Saturday night as the 90th edition of the New York Daily News continued at the St. Lawrence Recreation Center. Wilson, who earned the Empire Casino Punch of the Night, was crisp and clean from the get go, never allowing the southpaw Gaines to get on track. He…


Ababiy kicks off 90th edition of New York Golden Gloves in style; scores 3rd-round TKO

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – The 90th edition of the famed New York Daily News Golden Gloves kicked off Monday night at a jam-packed B.B King Blues Club & Grill in Times Square, and the action did not disappoint the crowd on hand as seven bouts in the 165-pound open weight class saw action inside the ring. The P.C. Richards Boxer of the Night went to Nikita Ababiy (Atlas Cops N…


NJ native and Silver Medalist Stevenson inks deal with Top Rank

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Shakur Stevenson, the most sought after amateur in the U.S., inked a promotional deal with Top Rank on Thursday. A huge step for the 2016 U.S. Olympic silver medalist, who will make his pro debut in the 126-pound featherweight division. Terms of the multi-year promotional deal were not disclosed, but this is a clear indication that Top Rank remains one of the best when it comes…


New Jersey Golden Gloves opening weekend set for February 18

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – The 2017 New Jersey Golden Gloves are slated to kick off Saturday, February 18th, at Linden High School in Linden, New Jersey. Weigh-in’s will be at 5PM. Once again New Jersey will showcase some of the best and brightest young amateur boxers around. As always an important note when it comes to amateur boxing cards, and that is bout sheets are always subject to change. First…


Robinson stops Palacios in 2nd; Carto scores another TKO to move to 7-0

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – The “New” Ray Robinson made quick work of  Nicaragua’’s Edwin Palacios, scoring a second TKO win in their slated eight-round welterweight affair Friday night at Sugar House Casino in Philadelphia, PA. The card was promoted by Hard-Hitting Promotions and only one of the seven bouts on the card went the distance, but once again the venue was a sell out. Robinson (22-2, 11ko’s), who is a world-ranked…

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