Stamford judge trades courtroom for boxing ring

Stamford judge trades courtroom for boxing ring

State Superior Court Judge Gary White, right, chats with his friend and visiting pro boxer Chordale Booker, of Stamford, during the Park City Amateur Fight Night 15 at the Cardnal Shehan Center in Bridgeport, Conn., on Saturday April 6, 2019. Not only is judge White a no nonsense jurist, but the former public defender is […]

Young boxers trade leather at amateur tournament

Young boxers trade leather at amateur tournament

Boxing lovers flocked to King William’s Park on Saturday for the amateur boxing tournament organised by local businessman Fred de Abreu for young boxers from in and around King William’s Town. Spirits were high despite the poor state of the ring – and no injuries were reported BIG HIT: Two young boxers go toe-to-toe at […]

Boxing: Ancajas can’t afford to underestimate Japanese foe, matchmaker says

Boxing: Ancajas can’t afford to underestimate Japanese foe, matchmaker says

Matchmaker Sean Gibbons said Ancajas (left) cannot afford to underestimate Japanese challenger Ryuichi Funai, a veteran of 38 fights. Dennis Gasgonia, ABS-CBN News Ryuichi Funai has waited a long time to get a title shot, which makes him a dangerous opponent for world junior bantamweight champion Jerwin Ancajas. Matchmaker Sean Gibbons said Ancajas cannot afford […]

Shields, Hammer Insist No Hard Feelings From Their Trash Talk

Shields, Hammer Insist No Hard Feelings From Their Trash Talk

By Jake Donovan Whatever transpires this weekend, there has been plenty of entertainment value to be found in the buildup to the World middleweight championship showdown between Claressa Shields and Christina Hammer. The pair of unbeaten titlists have not shied away from taking shots at one another—whether on screen or through social media—ahead of their […]

Young boxer needs help with trip to nationals

Patrick Martin Photo supplied Sudbury boxer Patrick Martin is doing everything he can to prepare his body and mind for national championships in Victoria, B.C. later this month, but the 14-year-old needs a little help on the financial side. Martin and his trainers at Top Glove Boxing Academy in Sudbury have been looking for sponsorships, […]