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Can Philly’s Darmani Rock Be The Next Muhammad Ali?

Raised on the hardcore streets of Germantown, so reluctant to throw a punch that he was the object of ridicule as a kid, 6-foot-4, 250-pound Rock has all the components to possibly represent the United States at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

05/13/2014

(R-L) Floyd Mayweather Jr. knocks back Marcos Maidana during their WBC/WBA welterweight unification fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 3, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mayweather took Maidana's title with a majority-decision victory. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

Mayweather Escapes With Win Over Maidana

Marcos Maidana did everything Saturday night but beat Floyd Mayweather, taking him 12 tough rounds before losing a majority decision.

05/04/2014

Jacqui Frazier-Lyde and her father "Smokin'" Joe Frazier. (Photo provided by Frazier-Lyde)

Joe Frazier’s Daughter Jacqui To Be First Woman Inducted Into Pa. Boxing Hall Of Fame

For the first time in its 50 year history, the Pennsylvania Boxing Hall of Fame will be inducting a woman.

05/01/2014

LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 14: Floyd Mayweather Jr. celebrates his majority-decision victory over Canelo Alvarez in their WBC/WBA 154-pound title fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 14, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Mayweather Readies For Maidana & Says Pacquiao Looked Like An Amateur

Floyd Mayweather feels confident, as he should, for his May 3rd challenge from Marcos Maidana at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. But there’s someone that always seems to haunt the undisputed best pound-for-pound fighter in the world and that’s the constant specter of Manny Pacquiao.

04/24/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 19: Bernard Hopkins celebrates in the rign after defeating Beibut Shumenov in a 12 round split decision during their IBA Light Heavyweight Title fight on April 19, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Mayweather Should Consider Hopkins Next

Bernard Hopkins wants it known he’s not chasing Floyd Mayweather, just that there is a viable option out there for a huge pay-per-view fight if the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world wants it.

04/21/2014

Bernard Hopkins (L) knocks down Beibut Shumenov during the 10th round of their IBA Light Heavyweight Title fight on April 19, 2014 in Washington, DC. Hopkins won a split decision in 12 rounds.  (Credit:  Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Bernard Hopkins Makes Easy Of Shumenov

Hopkins (55-6-2, 32 knockouts) gave the 30-year-old Shumenov (14-2, 9 KO) his first loss since 2009.

04/20/2014

LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 12: Manny Pacquiao looks on prior to fighting Timothy Bradley at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 12, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Santoliquito: Mayweather Would Make Easier Work Of Pacquiao

Once it was over, the temptation was easy to go there: Manny Pacquiao was proclaimed “back” by his multitude of minions after he vanquished the game, though out-skilled Tim Bradley last week, avenging the grave injustice that was done to “Pac-Man” the first time they fought.

04/17/2014

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Bernard Hopkins Not Overlooked Anymore

Boxing has a way of eating everything around it. It deflates bodies, bank accounts, fan interest, but it never had a chance to sink its teeth into Hopkins’ marrow.

04/16/2014

Kids training after school in one of Joe Hand Gym's boxing rings. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Northern Liberties Gym Hosts Golden Gloves Boxing Fundraiser

The Pennsylvania Golden Gloves regional tournament returns to South Philadelphia Saturday night.

04/11/2014

US boxer Bernard Hopkins (L) and Beibut Shumenov of Kazakhstan face off during a press conference in Washington,DC on March 11, 2014 ahead of their April 19 light heavyweoight world championship unification fight.   (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Bernard Hopkins Plans To Make More History

The old man is at it again, railing against the tethers of time, and all the doubters. Doing all of the unusual things he usually does, like defying all logic and commonsense.

04/10/2014

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Danny Garcia To Defend His Titles On Showtime This Saturday

Danny Garcia flickers into the spotlight more often these days. The North Philadelphia fighter should. He’s earned the right. “Swift” is the junior welterweight world champion and the heir apparent to the legendary Bernard Hopkins to uphold the mantle of Philly fighters.

03/11/2014

LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 14: Floyd Mayweather Jr. celebrates his majority-decision victory over Canelo Alvarez in their WBC/WBA 154-pound title fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on September 14, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Mayweather Set With Marcos Maidana On May 3

Call this the twilight of Mayweather’s countdown tour. The pound-for-pound king announced that he’s going to take on power puncher Marcos Maidana.

03/11/2014

94WIP's Angelo Cataldi and Rocky director  John Avildsen

Rocky Director Avildsen: Rocky Was Supposed To Die In Rocky V

The original version of the film called for Rocky Balboa to die after a severe in-ring beating by Tommy Gunn, played by boxer Tommy Morrison.

03/10/2014

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 13: DMX speaks during the 2012 Rock the Bells Festival press conference and Fan Appreciation Party on at Santos Party House on June 13, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)

Damon Feldman Picks DMX To Fight George Zimmerman In Boxing Match

Damon Feldman has made a name for himself over the years promoting many celebrity boxing matches, from Danny Bonaduce to Jose Canseco to Dustin Diamond. His newest fight is likely to be his most explosive yet.

02/05/2014

Mike Tyson

Mike Tyson: ‘Dennis Rodman Is Guilty Of Treason’

It takes a lot to shock and outrage Mike Tyson. Sounds like a job for Dennis Rodman.

01/10/2014

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