Rising teen prospect Santiago headlines Philly card, Pizarro makes pro debut

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Undefeated super lightweight Milton Santiago headlines a stacked card in Philadelphia on Friday night at the Sugar House Casino in Northern Liberties, when he takes on Ken Alvarez in an eight-round affair. The 19-year-old Santiago (14-0, 3KO’s) is fresh off an unanimous decision win over Osumanu Akaba back in June to run his winning streak to 14 to start his career. He will be headlining a…

August 26, 2016

Philly’s Conquest doesn’t let his late start to boxing deter him “You can’t play boxing, you have live it”

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Philly’s Jerome Conquest will be back in action Friday August 5th at the 2300 Arena in South Philadelphia when he takes on New York’s Victor Vazquez in a six-round lightweight affair. The 30-year-old southpaw Conquest (6-1, 1KO) is hoping another solid showing will keep him much more busier going forward. However, one thing he has learned that once he started to trust himself in the ring more,…

August 3, 2016

Undefeated prospect Russell squares off against Hedge in PA

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Undefeated rising super bantamweight prospect Antonio Russell will square off against Rudolph Hedge as part of PBC’s “Toe-to-Toe Tuesdays”, June 28th from the Sands Bethlehem Events Center in Bethlehem, PA. The bout will be on the undercard of Edner Cherry/Lydell Rhodes with the televised coverage beginning at 9PM. ET/6PM.PT. Also on the card will be Delaware native and unbeaten featherweight Omar Douglas, who will take on…

June 21, 2016

Webster gets back on track; earns easy six-round decision over Dozier

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Super middleweight and New Jersey native Derrick “Take it to the Bank” Webster earned a relatively easy six-round unanimous decision win over Linwood Dozier in the main event at the Grundy Arena in Bristol, PA Saturday. Webster (20-1, 10ko’s), who hails from Glassboro, NJ, came out firing and scored with ease as he dominated Dozier (9-11-2, 4ko’s) in the first round. In the second round, he…

June 13, 2016

Philly’s Rock scores KO in pro debut

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Philadelphia amateur standout prospect Darmani Rock made very quick work of his opponent Carlos Blake during his pro debut Friday night at the DC Armory in Washington, DC, as he scored an early first-round KO in their scheduled four-round affair. The 20-year-old Rock (1-0, 1ko) came out charging like a young bull, content on ending the fight with one jarring punch. However, after hurting Black with solid…

May 15, 2016

Maicelo/Gil highlight local South Philly card

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Ringside Preview – Lightweight Johnathan Maicelo will meet Ramesis Gil in a scheduled eight-round affair Saturday night at the Sheet Metal Workers Hall in South Philadelphia. A fringe contender, Maicelo (23-2, 12 ko’s), comes into the contest having won two straight after losing an unanimous decision to Darleys Perez (10-14-5, 7 ko’s) for the then interim WBA World Lightweight title back in 2015. The 32-year-old native…

May 11, 2016

Philly’s Rock set to make pro debut on Roc Nation card

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Philadelphia amateur standout prospect Darmani Rock will make his pro debut Friday night when he tangles against Carlos Blake at the DC Armory in a scheduled four-round heavyweight clash. The Throne Boxing/Roc Nation card will be aired on BET and Rock’s fight is slated to be the opening televised bout. Rock was standout amateur and had a brilliant 2014 campaign when consistently won almost every international…

May 11, 2016

Cintron wins in return; Brooker outclasses Aikens

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Kermit Cintron ended a two-year layoff Friday night as he defeated Eduardo Flores in a six-round junior middleweight affair at the 2300 Arena in South Philly. Cintron (35-5-2, 28ko’s) had not fought since he won a 10-round decision against Ronald Cruz back in March of 2014, was very smart and methodically in his approach against the gritty Flores, working the body for much of the night….

May 7, 2016

Atlantic City’s Aikens ready to rebound from first loss; set to meet Philly’s Brooker

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Ringside Preview – Atlantic City native and super middleweight Antowyan Aikens will meet Philadelphia’s Christopher Brooker in a slated eight-round main event at the 2300 Arena Friday, May 6th in South Philly. Aikens (10-1-1, 1ko) suffered his first career loss when he absorbed a disappointing setback to Lanell Bellows back in February. Bellows, a Las Vegas native, dominated the first four rounds, then sent Aikens to the canvas with a crushing…

May 2, 2016

Selby floored early, regroups and outclasses Hunter to retain IBF crown

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Lee Selby endured an early knockdown, but was able to recover and handle Eric Hunter en route to retaining his IBF featherweight crown courtesy of a 12-round unanimous decision Saturday night at the O2 Arena in London. Selby (23-1, 8ko’s) was floored late in the second round when Hunter countered a Selby miss with a gorgeous left hook that landed flush on Selby’s jaw, sending him crashing…

April 11, 2016