The Neutral Corner
Join Robert Cassidy with ringside seats in the world of Boxing.
Mike "Lefty" Brooks, an unbeaten lightweight from Oceanside, will fight Philadelphia's Karl Dargan in the co-feature of Fight Night on NBC on Nov. 16.
The card will be broadcast beginning at 2:30 p.m. on NBC from Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, New York. The main event is a 12-round heavyweight contest between former cruiserweight champion Tomasz Adamek (49-2, 29 KOs) and...Read more »
The light heavyweight division is really starting to heat up. Newly minted WBC champ Adonis Stevenson made a huge impact on HBO last weekend and all future hall-of-famer Bernard Hopkins does is keep winning.
Unbeaten contender Sergey Kovalev (20-0-1, 18 KOs) has certainly inserted himself into the conversation. He's looking to make another statement on Friday night when he meets Cornelius...Read more »
Hard-hitting middleweight Curtis Stevens is proud to be part of the long list of world-class Brooklyn boxers. He's also just as proud to be fighting at Madison Square Garden's Theater tomorrow on NBC. "Everyone is talking about the Barclays Center," said Stevens. "Yeah, that's a great place. But don't forget, Madison Square Garden is the most famous sports arena in the...Read more »
It's going to be a super six-week run for boxing, particularly in New York. It starts on April 13, with Top Rank's super bantamweight title unification bout between WBO champion Nonito Donaire (31-1) and WBA champion Guillermo Rigondeaux (11-0). Donaire is the reigning Fighter of the Year and Rigondeaux is a two-time Olympic gold medalist who defected from Cuba in 2009. This card will be...Read more »
The title-fight tripleheader at MSG's Theater isn't the only world class boxing card on tap for Saturday night. NBC Sport Network also airs a pair of 10-rounders that will be televised nationally starting at 9 p.m. The main event pits former world champion Gabriel Campillo (21-4-1, 7 KOs) against Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev (19-0-1, 17 KOs) in a light heavyweight showdown. It's a classic...Read more »
The NBC fight card featuring heavyweights Tomasz Adamek and Steve Cunningham turned out to be a successful for nearly all involved.
It didn’t work out well for Cunningham, who thought he was robbed. Adamek (48-2, 29 KOs) scored a 116-112, 115-113, 113-115 split-decision win over Cunningham (25-5, 12 KOs). Many observers believed Cunningham deserved the decision.
Cunningham’s plight notwithstanding,...Read more »