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Brian Kenny talks Brooklyn boxing

Boxers Daniel Jacobs poses for pictures during a

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As the Barclays Center preps for its boxing debut tomorrow night, we caught up with Long Island native Brian Kenny, who is part of Showtime's broadcast team. Kenny, from Island Trees, called fights at ESPN for more than decade. He now works at the MLB Network. Neutral Corner: How exciting is it to be part of this event?

Brian Kenny: It's all part of the revitalization of Brooklyn. To be part...

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Video: Malignaggi media workout

Boxers Daniel Jacobs poses for pictures during a

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Golden Boy set up a media workout at Gleason's Gym to promote the upcoming four-title bout card at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Oct. 20. In addition to WBA welterweight champ Paulie Malignaggi and Danny Jacobs - both will be fighting on the card - some other Brooklyn boxing royalty were in the house. Most notably former world champions Mark Breland and Junior Jones. Check out our video....

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Brooklyn boxing back in a big way

WBA Welterweight Champion Paulie Malignaggi, who calls Brooklyn

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You want to talk boxing in Brooklyn? Consider this: On June 19, 1947, Coney Island's Herbie Kronowitz beat Brownsville's Harold Green at Ebbets Field, for the middleweight title of Brooklyn. It doesn't get more Brooklyn than that. That fight, between two top 10 contenders, is just a small slice of Brooklyn's rich boxing past. Now, Golden Boy Promotions and The Barclays Center are writing a new chapter...

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