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Burgin vs. Sparrow To Headline Mar. 10 Philly Fight Night

Philadelphia, PA—It will be another old fashioned all-Philly rumble when lightweights Anthony Burgin and Avery Sparrow collide over eight rounds or less on Friday evening, March 10, at the 2300 Arena in South Philadelphia. First fight is 7.30 p.m. “It may not be Bennie Briscoe vs. Cyclone Hart or Joey Giardello vs. George Benton, but it’s a start and Philly vs. Philly is what put...
Via BadCulture
January 19, 2017

Throwback Thursday: Carlos Monzon Outpoints Bennie Briscoe, Defends Title

As boxing fans, we’re frequently thrown to the wolves, in a manner of speaking, in being forced to defend our sport, and fanaticism thereof. But the moments that speak to us, that wrench our emotions from whatever dark cave they may be huddled in, are easy to pick out. We love action. We love skill. We love knockouts, drama, real humans elevating their own spirits — and ours — with...
Via The Queensbury Rules
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Best Philadelphia Boxers of the 1970s

Top Fighters Of The 1970s: Philadelphia In the pantheon of the sport’s history, many of the names from Philadelphia’s storied 1970s run are not of the household variety.  Within the city proper—and, especially, amongst the diehards—it’s impossible to imagine boxing from that era without acknowledging the men on the following list.  For your consideration, here are my Top 5 Philadelphia...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
February 14, 2012  |  Discuss

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