Blake outduels Prescott in Philly; earns tough win

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Anthony Prescott knew he had to be active and let his hands go against Grayson Blake and that is exactly what he did Saturday night in South Philly. However, so did Blake and after the two traded punches after six rounds, Blake earned a tough win as he headed back home to State College, PA, with a triumph and solid momentum to start the year. Both boxers…

February 2, 2015

Irizarry off Saturday’s card in South Philly

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Roberto Irizarry has been pulled off Saturday’s card in South Philadelphia because his original opponent fell through. The 22-year-old featherweight was scrambling at the last minute to get another opponent but nothing transpired. “Yeah we tried to get him another opponent, but it was just to late so we will have to see what happens next time,” said Irizarry’s trainer Nick Rosario. Irizarry (2-0-1) last fought…

January 30, 2015

“Cut of the Day” Chazz Witherspoon on career; Deontay Wilder

Chazz Witherspoon makes no secret of his desire to get back into the mix in the heavyweight division. His second fight since his comeback will take place Saturday January 24th against Cory Phelps. After seeing Deontay Wilder win the WBC heavyweight title, Witherspoon is itching to get back into the fold and perhaps get one more shot at a title. Share

January 22, 2015

Philly’s Yorgey off Saturday’s card; could not settle on opponent

U.S. middleweight contender Harry Joe Yorgey will have to wait a bit more to fight for the WBU Word Middleweight title, which was originally slated to take place January 24th, at the GPG Event Center in Pennsauken, New Jersey. Yorgey pulled himself off the card because he could not settle on an opponent in time. He was slated to take on Eric Mitchell for the same title in October in Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, but that bout fell…

January 21, 2015

Philly’s Hunter handles Alvarado; very sharp in win

Eric Hunter showed a little bit of everything Tuesday night as he handled Rene Alvarado in the main event of Golden Boy Promotions Tuesday Night Fights special to honor Bernard Hopkins’ 50th birthday at the 2300 Arena in South Philadelphia. Hunter earned an unanimous decision by scores of 98-92 and 97-93 (twice). Hunter (20-3, 10ko’s) came out quiet in the first two rounds, but started to insert himself in the…

January 20, 2015

Featured “Video of the Day” Hunter dominates Vicente

  Eric “The Outlaw” Hunter defeats Yenifel Vicente for the vacant USBA featherweight title last March. He is set to kick off 2015 when he takes on Rene Alvarado in a slated 10-round affair to headline Golden Boy Promotions Tuesday Night Fight’s special at the 2300 Arena in South Philadelphia, PA. Here is footage of his win over Vicente.         Share

January 19, 2015

Hunter set to take on Alvarado in Philly

  Eric “The Outlaw” Hunter looks to kick off 2015 in style when he takes on Rene Alvarado in a slated 10-round affair to headline Golden Boy Promotions Tuesday Night Fight’s special at the 2300 Arena in South Philadelphia, PA. Hunter (19-3, 10ko’s) has rebounded nicely after suffering a first-round DQ against Mike Oliver in 2013. That bout was for the vacant NABA, USA featherweight title and since then Hunter…

January 19, 2015

Philly’s Lundy fails to make weight, bout against Petrov cancelled

Philadelphia lightweight boxer Henry “Hank” Lundy (25-4-1, 12 KOs), who was scheduled to face Petr Petrov (35-4-2, 17 KOs) Friday night on the co main event of Willie Monroe Jr. vs. Byan Vera card airing on on ESPN 2, did not make weight and the fight has been cancelled. Lundy came in weighing 139lbs, which is four pounds over the weight limit that was originally agreed upon when the bout was…

January 16, 2015

Farmer starts off 2015 in style; handles Chernous

Philadelphia’s Tevin “The American Idol” Farmer believes 2015 is going to be his break out year and he started it off with another impressive performance as he had no problems against Viktor Chernous, earning an eight-round unanimous decision to move his record to 18-4-1, Friday night at the Morongo Casino Resort & Spa in Cabazon, California. Farmer once again was able to move around well in this one, and use his…

January 11, 2015

Ferrante looking to rebound after Guerrero setback

            Philadelphia cruiserweight contender Anthony Ferrante is hoping to rebound from his last loss, when he steps into the ring at the end of February. He is reportedly scheduled to take on Stivens Bujaj in Detroit, but as of Tuesday, Bujaji pulled out of his upcoming bout against Kamarah Pasley on January 22nd. Reports surfaced that Bujaj suffered a shoulder injury. As for Ferrante (13-7, 8ko’s),…

January 8, 2015