Sosa headlines Puerto Rican Classic in Philly

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Junior lightweight Jason Sosa puts his 12-fight KO streak on the line when he takes on Jorge Pazos to headline the first-ever Philadelphia Puerto Rican Classic Friday night at the 2300 Arena in South Philadelphia. Sosa (17-1-3, 13ko’s), who is coming off a brilliant first-round KO over a fading Jerry Belmontes back in August, recently inked a new deal with Top Rank boxing and is quickly making…

September 29, 2015

Williams destroys Cuello; exchanges barbs with Trout

September 24, 2015

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Undefeated Philadelphia middleweight Julian “Rock” Williams wasted little time dispatching Spain’s Luciano Cuello just 93 seconds into the opening round of their slated 10-round affair Tuesday night at the Sands Casino Resort in Bethleham, PA. Williams (21-0-1, 13ko’s) started off fast, connecting with a sharp right hand that stunned Cuello. He then landed several more stiff rights, as Cuello’s eye started to swell. Moments later, the confident…


Kauffman scores early KO; Chambers dominates Brown

September 21, 2015

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Travis Kauffman did not talk long to dispose of former world title challenger Epifanio Mendoza, scoring a second-round knockdown at the Claridge Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Kauffman (30-1, 22ko’s) dropped Mendoza with a solid left-right combination to the body. Mendoza seemed very uninterested in trying to get up, as referee Alan Huggins. The setback for Mendoza was his third in his last four bouts as…


Vasquez dominates Lopez in front of hometown fans; Douglas remains undefeated

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Sammy “The Who Can Mexican” Vasquez dominated Jose “Piston” Lopez in front of his hometown fans, scoring a fifth-round stoppage at the Convocation Center at California State University of Pennsylvania in California, PA. Vasquez (20-0, 14ko’s) started off fast as he constantly peppered the hard-charging Lopez in the early rounds. He mixed in some gorgeous body shots in the process and in the fourth round wobbled Lopez…

September 16, 2015

Kauffman looking for big win against Mendoza

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) U.S. Heavyweight Travis Kauffman is scheduled to take on former world title challenger Epifanio Mendoza Friday night at the Claridge Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey. For the 30-year-old Kauffman, this is a cross-roads fight for him, to see if he can stay relevant in the U.S. heavyweight division. He endured a 19-month layoff before stepping back in the ring and beating club fighter Richard Carmack in July….

September 15, 2015

Irish Boxing show coming to Philly

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Some of the best young amateur boxers in Philly will be on display when they take on Ireland’s best Friday at the Irish Boxing Show at Cannstatters in Philadelphia, PA. Harrowgate Boxing Club (Philadelphia, US) will tangle against Holy Family Boxing Club (Belfast, Northern Ireland) in a ten bout card that is sanctioned by the by MAA/USA Boxing. First bout is scheduled for 7:30PM. Share

September 6, 2015

Perez shines against Cabrera; Philly’s Dawejko scores another quick KO

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Egg Harbor native DeCarlo Perez scored the most impressive win of his career when as he outworked formerly unbeaten June Ubaldo Cabrera to earn a 10-round unanimous deciosion at The D Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada as part of Showtime’s Shobox telecast on Friday night. The 24-year-old Perez (15-3-1, 5ko’s) took the fight on just one week’s notice after Cabrera’s original opponent Mike Gavronski (18-1-1,…

August 30, 2015

Pair of Philly Boxers capture National Golden Gloves titles

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Jaron Ennis and Darmani Rock both captured titles at the National Golden Gloves tournament Saturday night in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ennis captured the 141-pound championship, while Rock took home the super heavyweight title. Paul Kroll, a 165-pounder from North Philly, placed second, while rising amateur and South Jersey native, Christian Carto (112lbs) made it into the semi-finals. Carto, who was last year’s 108-pound champ, moved up to 114lbs….

May 18, 2015

Mansour on Dawejko “This dude is not ready for what I will bring”

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Amir “Hardcore” Mansour wants respect and more importantly wants to make a statement when he steps into the ring against Joey “The Tank” Dawejko on ESPN’s “Friday Night Fights” in South Philadelphia in a 10-round affair that will decide the vacant Pennsylvania heavyweight title. Mansour (21-1, 16ko’s) is coming off a devastating KO win over Fred Kassi last November, while still trying to rebound from his tough April…

May 8, 2015

Philly’s Hart and Caputo-Smith on Mayweather-Pacquiao undercard

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Philly boxers Jessie Hart and Anthony Caputo-Smith will get a chance of a lifetime when they both appear on the undercard of the mega-fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao  Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Hart (16-0, 13ko’s) will take on Mike Jimenez (17-0, 11ko’s) over 10 rounds for the vacant USBA super middleweight title “My eyes got big and I…

May 2, 2015