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…

June 5, 2017

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….

April 9, 2017

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…

April 2, 2017

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…

March 8, 2017

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…

February 26, 2017

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…

February 12, 2017

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…

February 12, 2017

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…

February 9, 2017

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…

February 5, 2017

Michael Spinks on induction into ACBHOF: “It’s an honor, I have a lot of fond memories”

February 2, 2017

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Michael Spinks will be inducted into the inaugural class of the Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame during the weekend of May 26-28th in Atlantic City, and the boxer nicknamed “Jinx” couldn’t be happier to be part of this illustrious class. A member of the IBHOF, Spinks was a rare fighter, who went undefeated fighting during the deepest era in light heavyweight history. A highly decorated…