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Boxers impressed with Nets new trio

Boxers Danny Jacobs, Paulie Malignaggi and Peter Quillin

(Credit: Errol Anderson / Barclays Center)

Everyone seemed to be impressed with the Brooklyn Nets newest trio of Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Jason Terry.

Even fellow athletes were in awe as Brooklyn boxers Danny Jacobs, Paulie Malignaggi and Peter Quillin were on hand for the introductory press conference held at the Barclays Center on Thursday.

The three boxers posed with Garnett....

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Former contender Herbie Kronowitz dies

Former middleweight contender Herbie Kronowitz, from Brooklyn

Former middleweight contender Herbie Kronowitz died November 9, at the age of 89. He was a contender during boxing's Golden Age and fought main events at Ebbets Field, Madison Square Garden, the Forum in Montreal and the Coney Island Velodrome. This corner got a chance to meet Kronowitz several times at the Veteran Boxers Association (Ring 8) annual holiday party. Mike Silver, the author and boxing...

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Boxing at the Barclays Center

Peter 'Kid Chocolate" Quillin is directed to a

(Credit: Robert Cassidy)

The first night of boxing at the Barclays Center is hopefully the last night of boxing for Erik Morales. The former champion was brutally knocked out by Danny Garcia in a WBC-WBA super lightweight match. A perfect left hook by Garcia sent Morales through the ropes in the fourth round. The Mexican's corner rushed the ring before the referee began to count, signifying the end of the bout, and most...

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Video: Malignaggi media workout

Boxers Paul Malignaggi, left, and Daniel Jacobs pose

(Credit: AP)

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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