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‘Iceman’ John Scully’s 4th Official Amateur Boxing Reunion

by on Jun.15, 2016, under Boxing News

By “Iceman” John Scully



This will be my 4th official amateur boxers reunion, with the first three having taken place in Las Vegas (December 2014), New York City (June 2015) and Foxwoods Casino in Connecticut (July 2015).

Boxers who have attended previous reunions include the likes of four-time world champion Roy Jones Jr., three-time world champions Mike “The Body Snatcher” McCallum and Iran “The Blade” Barkley, WBO heavyweight champion Lamon Brewster, former WBC light heavyweight champion Montell “Ice” Griffin, 1988 U.S. Olympic coach Kenny Adams. (continue reading…)

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Photo of the Day: Mayweather Sr., Manfredo, Mosley, Pazienza and Scully!

by on Jan.25, 2015, under Boxing News


Floyd Manfredo Shane Vinny myself Pic by Pattee Mak

Pic by Pattee Mak

Former light heavyweight contender and boxing trainer, John Scully (at right) sent this photo, taken at the Foxwoods recently. Pictured with him , left to right, are Floyd Mayweather Sr., Peter Manfredo, Shane Mosley, and Vinny Pazienza.


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Houston Boxing Awards For 2011

by on Dec.02, 2011, under Boxing News, Guest Columnists

by Karl Hegman

HOUSTON, November 30, 2011–

Fighter Of The Year:  Marlen Esparza

marlen1An easy pick here.  The United States Amateur Women’s Flyweight Champion captured her sixth consecutive national title and represented and won for the USA in international competition. Esparza was the subject of a groundbreaking CNN documentary, Latino In America 2: In Her Corner.

Fight Of The Year:  Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. TKO 5 Peter Manfredo (continue reading…)

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PHOTOS: Chavez, Jr. vs. Manfredo, Clottey vs. Green

by on Nov.20, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

chavez20jr__manfredo20111119_005aHOUSTON, TX, November 18, 2011 – November 19, 2011, Houston,Texas —   WBC Middleweight Champion, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.(R) stops  “The Pride of Providence” Peter Manfredo Jr. in the 5th round to remain undefeated, Saturday at Reliant Arena in Houston,Texas.  — Photo: Chris Farina – Top Rank, copyright 2011

clottey_green20111119_001aHOUSTON, TX, November 18, 2011 – Joshua Clottey stops  Calvin Green in the second round, Saturday at Reliant Arena in Houston,Texas.  — Photo: Chris Farina – Top Rank, copyright 2011

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Peter Manfredo, Jr.: “I’m More Than Ready for Toro”

by on May.10, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

052210manfhernMiddleweight Showdown Set for May 22nd at Mohegan Sun Casino

PAWTUCKET, RI, May 10, 2010 — Middleweight contender Peter ‘The Pride of Providence’ Manfredo Jr. has heard it all from Chicago’s Angel ‘Toro’ Hernandez in the press leading up to their vacant IBO Middleweight Title showdown on Saturday, May 22nd, at the Mohegan Sun Casino in and it doesn’t faze him.

“I’m glad that he’s excited and coming here to win. I expect nothing less. It’s a great fight for the fans and I knew when I agreed to fight Angel that it would be a war. Truthfully, I can’t wait until May 22nd because he’s going to get the best Peter Manfredo Jr. there is,” said Manfredo. “There’s a lot at stake for each of us in a title bout like this.” (continue reading…)

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