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Glen Tapia vs. Boyd Melson Now added to Golovkin vs. Geale Middleweight Championship Show July 6th at MSG!

by on Jun.25, 2014, under Boxing News



NEW YORK CITY, June 24, 2014 — Top junior middleweight contenders will square off on the undercard of the “G4” boxing extravaganza set for SATURDAY, JULY 26 at The Mecca of Boxing, Madison Square Garden. “GLEN “Jersey Boy” TAPIA, favorite son of Passaic, New Jersey, will clash with BOYD “The Rainmaker” MELSON of Brooklyn, New York in an eight round battle.

Also added to the undercard is undefeated and all-action junior welterweight newcomer JULIAN “Hammer Hands” RODRIGUEZ of Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey in a scheduled four rounder against an opponent to be announced. (continue reading…)

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Boyd Melson – A Champion in Every Aspect

by on Mar.06, 2012, under Boxing News, Guest Columnists

By Chip Mitchell
Sacrifice is defined as the surrender of something for the sake of something (or someone) else. If the dictionary allowed for a picture of a human being to exemplify sacrifice, Boyd Melson would be on a multitude of selection committee’s short lists.


Boyd “The Rainmaker” Melson was born in White Plains, NY in October 1981. He began boxing in the National Collegiate Boxing Association (NCBA). STOP! Boyd is a boxer. Boxers must sacrifice their body, time, mind, and relationships with family and friends. If you truly want to be the best in your craft, anything short of the aforementioned sacrifices could be detrimental. (continue reading…)

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Muriqi Defeats Judah in Brooklyn by Decision

by on Nov.22, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Light Heavyweight Gets back in title contention in All New York Showdown; Rosinsky and Melson thrill rabid fan bases with victories

BROOKLYN, NY, November 22, 2010 — This past Saturday night in front of an over flow crowd at The Aviator Sports Complex in Brooklyn, Light Heavyweight contender Elvir Muriqi scored an impressive ten round unanimous decision over Daniel Judah in a battle of New York fighters that highlighted an eight bout card that was promoted by Rob Diaz Havoc Boxing Promotions.

Muriqi was the better man as he attacked the body of the southpaw Judah.  Judah went down to the canvas on three separate occasions, claiming low blows but Muriqi was never docked any points. (continue reading…)

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Captain Boyd Melson to Donate Entire Purse to Stem Cell Research in Pro Debut on November 20th in Brooklyn

by on Oct.29, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Former Army Boxing Star Continues Amazing Story on November 20 at Aviator Sports Complex

BROOKLYN, NEW YORK, October 29, 2010 — On Saturday night November 20th one of the most unique and exceptional young men ever to step in a boxing ring as Jr. Middleweight Boyd Melson will make his pro debut in a four round bout that will be part of a big night of boxing promoted by Robert Diaz and Havoc Boxing.

To say Melson is an easy guy to root for may be an understatement.  (continue reading…)

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