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

LaManna, Young and Pham all in action Saturday in Atlantic City

          Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Welterweight Thomas “Cornflake” LaManna will be back in action Saturday night, June 10th, at the Claridge Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City when he takes on veteran Carlos Velasquez in a slated eight-round affair. LaManna, a native of Millville, NJ, (22-2, 9KO’s) easily handled Eduardo Flores back in January, as he rebounded from a loss to Dusty Harrison in 2016. Velasquez, is a veteran of…

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Lomanchenko dominates gritty Sosa, retains WBO 130-pound Title

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Vasyl Lomachenko was simply brilliant against upset-minded Jason Sosa, who was unable to execute anything, during their scheduled 12-round WBO 130-pound title affair Saturday night at the MGM National Harbor, in Oxon Hill, MD. Lomachenko (8-1, 6 KOs) dominated his WBO junior featherweight title defense before Sosa’s own corner wisely stopped the fight after the ninth round, completing a three-fight Ukrainian sweep in front of an electric crowd….

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Ennis stays red-hot and unbeaten; earns tough win over Winchester

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Rising hot welterweight prospect Jaron Ennis remained unbeaten with a gritty and tough six-round unanimous decision over rugged James Winchester Friday night at the 2300 Arena in South Philadelphia. Ennis (10-0, 8KO’s) took control of the action early on and did not get caught up with Winchester’s antics throughout the bout. The 19-year-old showed great poise and skill as he methodically mixed in body shots throughout the…

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Young handles Amoako; Pham and Barrett score stoppages

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Welterweight Anthony “Juice” Young looked very sharp against last minute replacement Samuel Amoako, earning an eight-round unanimous decision Saturday night at the Claridge Hotel in Atlantic City, NJ. In front of a decent crowd, Young controlled the action from the early stages and start to dig to the body in the third and fourth rounds. He was able to tag Amoako several times in the fifth…

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Young on Saturday’s bout against Amoako: “This is my coming out party, I’m putting rest of division on notice”

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Welterweight Anthony “Juice” Young will be back in action when he steps into the ring against late replacement Samuel Amoako Saturday night at The Claridge Hotel in Atlantic City. Young (15-2, 6KO’s) will be looking to make it five straight since suffering a TKO setback to Skender Halili over a year ago. “I’m just blessed to be able to fight in Atlantic City for the ninth time in…

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Burgin and Sparrow set to collide in South Philly

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Anthony Burgin and Avery Sparrow will highlight a solid card, when both upstart boxers collide in an eight-round main event Friday night at the 2300 Arena in South Philly. The doors open at 6:00 PM, with the first bout set to go off at at 7:30 PM.. The 24-year-old Burgin (10-2, 2 KO’s) has dropped two of four — with both loses coming when he stepped up…

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Thurman edges Garcia to unify titles

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Keith Thurman was able to bank enough rounds early on, while effectively using his boxing skills and power to edge Danny Garcia and record a split-decision win and in the process unify welterweight titles before a crowd of 16,533 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Thurman (28-0, 22KO’s) was able to control the action early on, jumping ahead on the scorecards by mixing in his…

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South Jersey’s Price signs promotional deal with Mayweather

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Super flyweight prospect Dylan Price, who recently turned pro, announced that he has signed a promotional deal with Mayweather Promotions.  The former amateur standout, turned pro back on February 4th, and  had a successful debut when he scored a first-round stoppage over Malcolm Speight in North  Carolina. The highly touted 18-year-old, was born in Philly, but is currently living in Sickerville, NJ, boosted a brilliant 112-13…

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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….

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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…

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