Brunson and Garcia put on boring fight in South Philly; battle to draw

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Tyron Brunson and Ismael Garcia fought to split-draw in an extremely boring eight-round middleweight affair Friday night at the 2300 Arena in South Philly. Garcia (10-0-2, 4KO’s) came into the contest feeling pretty good about himself going forward, but did not display the skill that helped him reel off 10 straight to start his career. In fact, Garcia’s game plan seemed to be more passive then…

October 18, 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

Breaking: Amir Mansour to give Philly’s Dawejko a shot May 8th, ESPN Friday Night Fights

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Philadelphia heavyweight Joey Dawejko might finally be getting the wish he asked for in the form of 10-round fight against reigning WBF Inter-Continental heavyweight champ and Top 10 U.S. heavyweight contender Amir “Hardcore” Mansour. Dawejko (13-3-2, 6ko’s) has gone on record saying he would like to fight Mansour and Wednesday, the 42-year-old hard-hitting Mansour obliged. Journeymen Boxing has learned from Mansour himself that the fight would happen. “If…

February 4, 2015