Corner to Corner, New Jersey Golden Gloves kickoff, Ferrante to fight in Canada, Millhouse loses, and McMorrow set to take on Enriquez

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing)  JMB goes corner to corner with updates of what is going on Saturday and we begin with the New Jersey Golden Gloves, which kick off tonight beginning at 7PM at the Christian Brother’s Academy in Lincroft, New Jersey. The 152lb. and 165lb.novices will be in action as well as the 165lb. and 178lb.s novice. There will also be a ton of open class bout this evening and the 144lb….

February 28, 2015

JMB’s Fight Schedule

JMB’s updated fight schedule for 2/27-2/29 Feb. 27 At Huntington, N.Y. (ESPN2/ESPN Deportes): Cletus Seldin vs. Johnny Garcia, 10 rounds, junior welterweights; Raymond Serrano vs. Jeremy Bryan, 10 rounds, welterweights; Luis Franco vs. Osumanu Akaba, 8 rounds, junior lightweights; Alan Gotay vs. Jemall Tyson, 6 rounds, lightweights; Johnny Hernandez vs. Rigoberto Miranda, 4 rounds, featherweights; Danny Gonzalez vs. Ken Alvarez, 6 rounds, junior welterweights At Indio, Calif. (Fox Sports 1/Fox…

February 27, 2015

Mayer gets first win for USA at Strandja Boxing Tourney

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) USA Boxing’s elite women wasted little time making noise as lightweight Mikaela Mayer won a unanimous decision over Belarus’ Ala Yarshevich in her debut on Tuesday at the Strandja Boxing tournament in Sofia, Bulgaria. Mayer, won gold in the lightweight division, also claimed the first spot in the U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Women’s Boxing, was the line U.S. boxer to participate on opening night. With…

February 25, 2015

Breaking News: Long overdue! Mayweather-Pacquiao set

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Well the wait is finally over and to some a fight that should have been years ago is finally set and there is no turning back now. For more than five years, boxing fans, the media and even fighters themselves were waiting to see when pound-for-pound greats Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao would fight. Well, Friday everyone got their wish. After years of back and…

February 20, 2015

“The Pittsburgh Kid” makes his return, Spadafora to face Giuriceo

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Junior welterweight Paul Spadafora will return to the ring February 20th when he takes on Jake Giuriceo at the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, according to Goossen Promotions Tom Brown, who made the announcement Monday. The 39-year-old former lightweight titleholder last fought in July when he outpointed Hector Velazquez. However, his unbeaten streak in the ring ended when he lost to Johan Perez in 2013. Spadafora…

February 10, 2015

Mora earns split decision over Han, wins USBA middleweight title

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Sergio “The Latin Snake” Mora outpointed a game Abie Han in the main event at the Beau Rivage  in Biloxi, Mississippi to claim the vacant USBA middleweight title Friday night. Han, who was a late replacement, was aggressive but Mora was more effective, landing the cleaner punches. Judges Freddie Steinweinder and Richard Green ruled 10-9 in favor of Mora in rounds 3-6, providing Mora the cushion…

February 7, 2015

Ohio’s Tucker back in action February 21st

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Undefeated welterweight Wesley Tucker will be back in action February 21st. The venue and opponent have not been named yet, but Journeymen Boxing has learned the 27-year-old will be fighting in his second six-round bout of his career. Tucker (6-0, 4ko’s) is fresh off a brutal win and beating against Marteze Logan, who was dropped seven times in their slated six-round contest. The bout was halted after five rounds…

February 3, 2015

After busy 2014; Cleveland’s undefeated Nieves looking for stronger 2015 campaign

February 2, 2015

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) After a very busy and successful 2014, Cleveland’s Antonio Nieves is looking for bigger and better things for the 2015 campaign. The 27-year-old undefeated super bantamweight is fresh off a dominating win against DeWayne Wisdom back in December. In that bout, Nieves (10-0, 5ko’s) dropped Wisdom four times before he couldn’t answer the bell for the sixth round. He posses serious knockout power but insists that…


Cleveland’s rising prospect Nieves carries himself like a seasoned pro; back in action Friday

Antonio Nieves, who is one of the fastest rising prospects in the country, will be back in action Friday on the undercard of the Paul Spadofora vs Hector Velazquez card at the Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh, PA. Nieves (6-0, 3 Ko’s) will take on Angel Carvajal (2-3) in a slated six-round affair. The 25-year-old super bantamweight will be fighting in his first six-round bout, but being tested is no issue for…

July 11, 2014