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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...Read more »
Orlando Salido scored a shocking upset of Juan Manuel Lopez the last time the two fighters met. Tonight, on Showtime, Salido defends the WBO featherweight title he took from Lopez in the long-awaited rematch. The match is one of a long line of great fights between champions from Mexico (Salido) and Puerto Rico (Lopez). Showtime analyst Steve Farhood sent out his 10 best fights between Mexican champs...Read more »