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Tom Loeffler, Rising Force Boxing Promoter

Boxing cannot exist and thrive without excellent, extraordinary fighters… or top notch promoters. As boxing evolves beyond Bob Arum, Don King, Al Haymon, Lou Dibella, there is an American promoter in position to take over and continue to grow the sport the right way, with quality matchmaking, exciting fights, and ...

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Biofile Pete Pharaoh Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Former New York City Golden Gloves competitive boxer and boxing photographer/media. DOB: March 2, 1961   Birthplace: Queens, NY First boxing memory: Ali vs Frazier. Boxing heroes: Muhammad Ali and Herbie Hayes. First famous boxer you met: Wilfred Benitez. At Caesars Palace, Las Vegas. First job: Dishwasher ...

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Biofile Felix Trinidad Interview

  By Scoop Malinowski Status: Former welterweight, super welterweight and middleweight champion boxed pro from 1990-2008.  Final record is 42-3 with 35 KOs. Ht: 5-10 Wt: 160 DOB: January 10, 1973 In: Cupey Alto, Puerto Rico Childhood Heroes: “Ray Leonard. I like his style, the way he boxed, his movement. ...

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A Night At The Fights: Walsh vs Villarreal

By Scoop Malinowski First sight upon arrival to the historic Madison Square Garden theater is to see former World Heavyweight Championship challenger Gerry Cooney at ringside recording pre-fight broadcast commentary. After filming, he graciously does a Biofile interview with me (will be posted in following days). First fight is the ...

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Biofile Callum Walsh Interview

By Scoop Malinowski Status: Super Welterweight boxer. 8-0 with 7 knockouts. Trains with Freddie Roach at Wildcard Gym in Los Angeles, CA. Ht: 6-1   Wt: 154 Age: 22 Birthplace: Cork, Ireland First Boxing Memory:  Well, I lost my first fight when I was eleven years old. So that’s something I ...

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Callum Walsh NYC Press Conference

  By Scoop Malinowski Rising Super Welterweight star King Callum Walsh will make his Madison Square Garden debut on Thursday night vs. Ismael Villareal. Ticket info Walsh is 8-0 with 7 knockouts and trains under Freddie Roach at the Wildcard Gym in Los Angeles. I asked Roach of all the ...

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Biofile Pernell Whitaker Interview

    By Scoop Malinowski Status:  World Champion boxer in four weight divisions – lightweight, junior welterweight, welterweight and junior middleweight. Holds record for longest reign as unified lightweight champion (six defenses). Passed away in 2019. Ring record was 40-4-1 with 17 KOs. Ht: 5-6   Wt: 147 DOB:  January 2, ...

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Biofile Wallace Matthews Interview

  By Scoop Malinowski Status: Former New York Post Columnist, New York Newsday Columnist, New York Daily News Lead Columnist, New York Times reporter, NBC 1988 Olympic boxing analyst and ESPN Talk Show host.  Former President of the Boxing Writer’s Association of America and ring announcer. DOB: January 3, 1957 ...

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