Unified and Undisputed Championship Hopes for 2015

Unified and Undisputed Championship Hopes for 2015 By MICHAEL AMAKOR | January 9, 2015 In all sports, particularly in the combat blood sport of boxing, fighters fight each other. The winner then goes on to fight and defeat progressively elite contenders before challenging and defeating the reigning titlist to become Champion. That would be the logical...
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2014 Octoberfest from the chronicles of Boxing’s Saint Michael

2014 Octoberfest from the chronicles of Boxing’s Saint Michael From The Chronicles of Boxing’s Saint Michael By Michael Amakor| December 9, 2014 As in September, I once again ran out of gas in the 10th & 11th championship rounds of October & November with this column, but I recovered to complete them and will unleash a few more flurries to close out the...
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November 2004 Report from the Chronicles of Boxing’s Saint Michael

November 2004 Report from the Chronicles of Boxing’s Saint Michael From The Chronicles of Boxing’s Saint Michael By Michael Amakor| December 9, 2014 Shannon Briggs started off November securing an impressive 50th career win over a rank journeyman and then flew to Germany and attempted to crash Wladimir Klitschko events in preparation for a title defense against...
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9th Round of 2014 from the Chronicles of Boxing’s Saint Michael

9th Round of 2014 from the Chronicles of Boxing’s Saint Michael By Michael Amakor Chief Scribe, FightKings.Com September 30, 2014. Fight Fans, It’s been a while since my last monthly report. There has been so much boxing that I ran out of gas in the 7th round of July – unforgivable, as we expect better conditioning from the fighters we watch – but even...
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Tony Jeter Defeats Lange, Captures NABA Title; Tori Nelson Makes fifth Title Defense!!!

Tony Jeter Defeats Lange, Captures NABA Title; Tori Nelson Makes fifth Title Defense!!! By Michael Amakor | Ringside November 15, 2014 Venue: Patriot Center, George Mason University, Fairfax Virginia Promoters: Jimmy Lange Boxing & JD Brown & Associates Presented by Jeff Valcourt and Valcourt Building Services Announcer: Henry “Discombobulating” Jones Matchmaker: JD Brown Cover...
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Hopkins Gets Krushed!!! – But Still Determined to Play at a Young Man’s Game.

Hopkins Gets Krushed!!! – But Still Determined to Play at a Young Man’s Game. Ringside Report by Michael Amakor | November 9, 2014 Venue: Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City New Jersey Promoters: Golden Boy Promotions and Main Events Coverage: FightKingsTV Commentary: Michael Amakor, Mudassar A Khan   It is a common saying, well, at least in boxing, that you play at other sports, but...
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Count Down to November 8 Showdown between Bernard Hopkins and Sergei Kovalez

Count Down to November 8 Showdown between Bernard Hopkins and Sergei Kovalez ...
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Cruiserweight Boxing News Summary for October 2014

Cruiserweight Boxing News Summary for October 2014 By Michael Amakor | October 26, 2014 Culled from Cruiserweight Boxing News The cruiserweight division has been in a funk recently. At the beginning of the year we started out with Denis Lebedev (26-2, 20KOs) as champion at the WBA, Krzysztof Wlodarczyk (49-3-1, 35KOs) at the WBC, Marco Huck (38-2-1,...
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Golovkin vs Arthur Abraham Should be Next

Golovkin vs Arthur Abraham Should be Next By Michael Amakor | October 25, 2014 After Gennady Golovkin’s destruction of Rubio tonite, it is becoming glaringly obvious Golovkin is the real deal. After looking through the middleweight rankings down below: Miguel Cotto: former welterweight champion who just upseated shopworn Martinez is too...
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Chronicles of Boxing’s Saint Michael – July 2014

Chronicles of Boxing’s Saint Michael – July 2014 An uncelebrated former titlist who beat former champs John Ruiz, Nicolai Valuev, a pts loss to Povetkin and a win over the unfortunate Fres Oquendo can’t really be that bad of a fighter, We have a new WBA heavyweight Champion and his name is RusIan Chagaev – good for him, but boxing is not going...
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Calzaghe, Oscar De la Hoya & Trinidad inducted into the IBHOF

Calzaghe, Oscar De la Hoya & Trinidad inducted into the IBHOF COMPILED BY MICHAEL AMAKOR | INFORMATION CULLED FROM WWW.BWAA.ORG OSCAR DE LA HOYA Career: 1992-2008 World championships: WBO Super Featherweight (March 5, 1994 – July 29, 1994, 1 Defense; vacated); WBO Lightweight (July 29, 1994 – 1996, 6 Defenses; vacated);  IBF Lightweight (May 6, 1995;...
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Simpiwe Vetyeka Loses WBA Super Featherweight Title

Simpiwe Vetyeka Loses WBA Super Featherweight Title By Michael Amakor | May 31, 2014 Former South African Bantamweight Champion Simpiwe Vetyeka (26-3, 16KO’s) dropped a fourth round technical decision to Nonito Donaire to lose his WBA Super Featherweight title on May 31, 2014 at the Venetian Resort, in Macao, China. The fight appeared to be even until...
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