MAJOR EVENTS COMING UP. . . . Fri 30th of June, from Toledo Ohio Easter Vs. Shafikov, lightweight title  . . .Saturday July 2nd, from Australia, the return of Manny Pacquaio, vs Jeff Horn, welterweight championship . . .   July 15th Fights at Nassau Colliseum, featuring Marcus Browne and Sean Monaghan,light heavyweights also Figueroa Vs. Guerrero, welterweights . . .Sat July 29th, from Barclays in Brooklyn Garcia vs. Broner, jr welterweights . . .  Sat Sept 16 GGG, Gennady Golovkin Vs. Canelo Alvarez, for the middleweight Crown. . . .  ///// stay tune to TRUFANBOXING for updates . . . 

 

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WBC PHOTOS

HOLYFIELD ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF PROMOTION COMPANY

NEW YORK HALL OF FAME HONORS THEIR OWN

Billy C  Show & Holyfield TV Network Join Forces

PICTURES FROM BROOKLYN OPEN WORKOUT

WARD/KOVALEV QUOTES -- DAY 2 and 3

WARD VS. KOVALEV 2: PRESS QUOTES

Andre Ward vs. Sergey Kovalev II -- No Excuses

JACOBS, AFTER GIANT EFFORT, SNAPS MORAL VICTORY

RODRIGO VALDEZ, FORMER MIDDLEWEIGHT CHAMP

DUVA: LEGENDARY TRAINER PASSES AT 94

LOU DUVA 1922-2017

THURMAN -GARCIA MAKES HISTORY

LEACH CROSS - THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS

THE POLO GROUNDS - A LONG LOST BOXING VENUE

Lionel Canagata -- Lee Canada to Canada Lee

Ivan Baranchyk: An unlikely journey

1970's HEAVYWEIGHT ALFIO RIGHETTI

JACK, DEGALE ENDS IN A DRAW; DAVIS STOPS PEDRAZA

Op: Klitschko -- Career unfulfilled?

COMPUBOX STATS CLEARLY FAVORED KOVALEV

WARD CLIPS KOVALEV; LAS VEGAS ROUND UP

Ballroom Bash Boxing Alive and Well in Davenport

"THE HAWK" AARON PRYOR DEAD AT 61

STAR BOXING CANCELS SHOW IN NEW YORK

 BILL BOSSIO, FEATHERWEIGHT CONTENDER

A True Championship - Gonzalez vs. Cuadras

"CHOCOLITO" VS CUADRAS - THE BEST VS THE BEST

BOBBY CHACON 1951-2016

Welterweight Champs who Fought for the Middleweight Championship

"Hands of Stone" A Fight Fans' Delight!

FRAMPTON, SANTA CRUZ DELIVER A CLASSIC

MAX BEAR's FINEST HOUR

THE FIGHT IN RICKY QUILES

70's ITALIAN HEAVYWEIGHT ALFIO RIGHETTI

"KO-JO" JACK OBERMAYER, LONG TIME WRITER

A DOZEN "SUPER FIGHT" DUDS

MUHAMMAD ALI’S FIGHT FOR THE RIGHT TO FIGHT

JESSIE VARGAS AND BOXING FOR THE YOUNG

SHORT ON 70's BANTAMWEIGHT FRANKIE DUARTE 

DAVIS, '76 OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST DEAD AT 59

ROMEO ANAYA AND THAT "CLASSIC FIGHT"

TIM WITHERSPOON - THE CASE OF "TERRIBLE"

THE WAY IT WAS - LOUIS-WALCOTT I and II

HEAVYWEIGHTS; WALTERS & BOXING THOUGHTS

R.I.P. HERSCHEL JACOBS

MATTHEW HILTON; A CAREER UNFULFILLED

FLAGS HALF STAFF FOR CHAMPION BOB FOSTER

ALVAREZ STYMIES COTTO: WRAP-UP IN PICTURES

HOLM BOXES WELL, DEFEATS ROUSEY

CRAWFORD - THE NEXT GREAT FIGHTER?

SLOAN IOWA; WITH SUGAR RAY

EZZARD CHARLES -- A BOXING LIFE

REVISITING FRAZIER-QUARRY

SHUMENOV WEIGHS IN AT CRUISERWEIGHT

BOOK REVIEW: THE MAN OF STEEL- TONY ZALE

CAREER SHORT OF PAUL PENDER

PBC CHAMPS OFFER PREDICTIONS ON PORTER-BRONER

A DOZEN "SUPER FIGHT" DUDS

INTL HALL OF FAME CLASS INDUCTIONS ON TAP JUNE 10-14th

BOXING 1959 -ONE HECK OF A YEAR!

PAUL BERLENBACH-THE ASTORIA ASSASSIN

BERNSTEIN REFLECTS ON HAGLER-HEARNS 30TH ANNIVERSARY

LEE, QUILLEN BATTLE TO DEADLOCK, GARCIA OUTGUNS PETERSON

TAPIA AND MONOGHAN HEADLINE PRUDENTIAL CENTER

MEDIA PHOTOS FOR BROOKLYN'S CARD ON APRIL 11th

PRIDE OF 1940's YOUNGSTOWN OHIO -- TONY JANIRO

ROC NATION ANNOUNCES NEXT "THRONE BOXING" EVENT

CAREER SHORT OF CLEVELAND's RALPH MONCRIEF

KOVALEV STOPS PASCAL IN EIGHT

HYLAND HALTS HERRERA IN FOUR

RUN WITH THE CHAMPS 2015

BROADWAY BOXING HITS RYEBROOK; CRUZ, GALARZA VICTORIOUS

ARGUELLO - BEST 130lb EVER?

TWO TITLE BOUTS HIGHLIGHT NBC CARD AT BARCLAYS

POPULAR PROMOTER CEDRIC KUSHNER PASSES

KLITSCHO-JENNINGS CONFIRMED FOR MSG

LUIS - PERSEVERANCE AND RESILIENCE

1970's FRANCE's JEAN CLAUDE BOUTTIER

KOVALEV PASCAL INTERVIEW QUOTES

REMEMBERING ERNIE TERRELL

DEATH IN VEGAS: A NOVEL BY MARGARET GOODMAN

PACQUIAO-ALGIERI TRANSCRIPT NOTES

CHRONOLOGICAL TIMELINE OF FEMALE BOXING

"AMAZING" KRESKIN IN FEMALE FIGHTERS CORNER

WORDS SPOKEN BY TRUE GENTLEMEN

BOOK REVIEW ; "BECOMING TAZ" BY JEFF BUMPUS

UNDEFEATED GALARZA REFLECTS ON VICTORY

 MEETS THE ULTIMATE WARRIOR

DREAM FIGHT ; PIPINO CUEVAS -VS- ARMANDO MUNIZ

ROJAS RETURNS IN NYC:  BB KINGS FIGHT RESULTS

JOSE LEGRA...SHOULD HE BE IN THE HALL OF FAME ?

HOPKINS TO TAKE ON KRUSHER IN UNIFICATION BOUT

A NIGHT IN WATERLOO; MARKSMEN MAKE THEIR MARK

KOVOLOV CRUSHES CAMPARELLO; GETS DATE WITH HOPKINS

GGG STOPS GEALE: JENNINGS VICTORIOUS

HYLAND, PROSPECTS VICTORIOUS AT THE BLUES CLUB 

MARTINEZ INTENDS TO CONTINUE CAREER

FIGHTERS READY FOR THE BB KING BLUES CLUB

MOLINA:I KNOW I CAN BEAT CANELO AND LARA

ALVAREZ COPS A SPLIT DECISION IN LAS VEGAS

DEBATE GOES ON --WHY CARLOS WAS "KING"

OLSZEWSKI HOPES TO REACH HAWAII “FIVE O”

JOHNNY LIRA - CHICAGO'S BEST

CHUVALO STEPS INTO THE RING AGAIN

THE CASE OF BILLY "DYNAMITE" DOUGLAS

Former Champ Saad Muhammad Dead at 59

GREAT BRITAIN 1960's and SIR HENRY COOPER

EMILE GRIFFITH's UNVEILING TOMBSTONE EVENT JUNE 21st

JIMMY ELLIS...REST IN PEACE

MAIDANA PERFORMANCE NO SURPRISE

JOEY GIAMBRA: MAN WITHOUT A TITLE

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS LAS VEGAS ACTION; RESULTS

FRIDAY FIGHTS RESULTS & CONTROVERSIES

AURA OF EXCITEMENT AWAITS "THE MOMENT"

CANTON'S OBSERVATION OF THE SWEET SCIENCE

UNDEFEATED CRUISERS TO CLASH IN BROOKLYN

PROSPECTS INVADE NY; BROADWAY BOXING RESULTS

HARRY ARROYO; YOUNGSTOWN PRIDE

LOCAL SHOW HITS MILLENNIUM IN BROOKLYN MAY 15

LEGENDS UNITE AT ROOSEVELT FIELD

Team Scott Files Protest Over Controversial 'KO' Loss

NYS BOXING HALL OF FAME 2014 SUMMARY

JOURNEYMAN PERSONIFIED: TOM "THE BOMB" BETHEA

COTTO: "FANS WILL BE THE BIG WINNERS"

THE CAREER OF JEFF "CANDY SLIM" MERRITT  

'68 - A CRACK AT THE HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMP- MANUAL RAMOS

Heavyweights Collide in the Fighting City of Philadelphia

CLAY-LISTON REVISITED, 50 YEARS LATER

BROADWAY BOXING's LAST ROSELAND SHOW

BRADLEY- PACQUAIO SET FOR LAS VEGAS SHOWDOWN

FORMER LIGHT HEAVY CONTENDER DUPREE DEAD AT 77

1970's HEAVYWEIGHT GREGORIO PERALTA

SUPER-FEATHERWEIGHTS GARCIA, BURGOS PRIMED AND READY

1980's DOUG DEWITT - TRUE GRIT

LADIES STEAL SHOW AT LONG ISLAND CITY

THE MAGIC OF OSCAR "SHOTGUN" ALBARADO

THE CINDERELLA STORY OF "HERCULES"

AMATEUR STAR KHYTROV  MAKES SUCCESSFUL PRO DEBUT

 CHAMP OF CHAMPS, LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT BOB FOSTER

TALE OF THE TAPE: RAPHAEL PINEDA

THE SHORT OF A JOURNEYMAN - HEAVYWEIGHT JOE ALEXANDER

HONORING THOSE WHO SLUG IT OUT ON THE SILVER SCREEN

TALE OF THE TAPE - CHUCK WEPNER

GOLOVKIN STYMIES STEVENS; NYC RECAP

1960's/1970's a GIANT IN JACK O'HALLORAN

RING 8's TRIBUTE TO THE CHAMP, EMILE GRIFFITH

THE CAREER OF KEN NORTON

RETROSPECT:  LEON SPINKS CHAMP 1978 

MANCINI, BRAMBLE MEET AGAIN AT RING 10 AWARDS

REVISITING HEAVYWEIGHT ADONIS KEN NORTON

STAN "KITTEN" HAYWARD - ONE  OF PHILLY'S TOUGHEST

CONTROVERSIAL RULING LEADS TO OFFICIAL PROTEST

RON LYLE -  1970's POWER PUNCHING HEAVYWEIGHT

BARBADOS JOE WALCOTT; BURYING THE "DEMON"

REMEMBERING JOHNNY BOS, MATCHMAKER

THE FANTASTIC CAREER OF "EL TOCABLE"

THE TRAGIC STORY OF ESTEBAN DEJESUS

42 YEARS AGO: THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH

A CAREER SHORT OF A HEAVYWEIGHT CALLED "RINGO"

JOSE TORRES - 1960's RETRO OF LIGHTHEAVY CHAMP

CLEVELAND'S RALPH MONCRIEF ; "THE SPOILER"

SHORT ON CAREER OF HEAVYWEIGHT JOSE LUIS GARCIA

REMEMBERING 60's LIGHT HEAVY HENRY HANK

BOXING HEROES 101

HOW 'BOUT THE LITTLE GUYS?

MARQUEZ LEAVES PACMAN SPEECHLESS AFTER 6th RD KO.

AUSTIN LEAVES NO DOUBT IN MATCH WITH COTTO

The Good Son ; The Life Of Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini

THUNDER AT GULFSTREAM

CARMINE BASILIO DEAD; JOURNEY OF THE "ONION FARMER"

VINCENTE SALDIVAR ; A MEXICAN LEGEND

BOXING AND THE STATE OF OHIO

COULD A FOURTH TIME BE A CHARM?

NEAR MASTERPIECE BY MARTINEZ

LENNOX LEWIS VS. RIDDICK BOWE ; WHAT IF ?

ADAMEK WINS HEAVYWEIGHT BRAWL AGAINST WALKER

BOOK REVIEW: HARD LUCK; THE TRIUMPH & TRAGEDY OF JERRY QUARRY

TALE OF CAREER OF LENNY MANCINI

CAREER SHORT OF HEAVYWEIGHT AL "BLUE" LEWIS

1960's HEAVYWEIGHT NAMED THE "BIG CAT"

WHO'S YOUR DADDY Part II : Monzon- Benvenuti

GREG HAUGEN ; 1980-s LIGHTWEIGHT CHAMP

A BOXER'S TALE OF THE TAPE . . . "ROCKY"  CASTELLANI

A SHORT ON CLEVELAND'S CECIL SHORTS


 

 

NEWSWIRE

WARD-KOVALEV POST FIGHT PRESSER

 REMILLARD STOPS FASSINOU:HEAVYWEIGHT BRAWL AT FOXWOODS

SMITH Jr TO BATTLE BARRERA

HARDY WINS DECISION IN BROOKLYN

REAL DEAL KICKOFFS BOXING PROMOTION BANNER

DIB CONTINUES QUEST FOR A WORLD TITLE

VIDEO: THURMAN-GARCIA POST PRESSER

THURMAN-GARCIA SETS FIGHT RECORD

SAMPSON ISSUE CHALLENGE -FIGHT MY GUY AT 168!

VIDEO: MAYWEATHER: "BOXING IS A DIRTY BUSINESS"

DEREVYANCHENKO SOUNDS OFF ON CANELO, MONROE, AND ROSADO

NEW BOOK ON PANAMA AL BROWN, BOXING'S FIRST LATINO WORLD CHAMPION

JEWISH CHAMPIONS IN THE GOLDEN AGE OF BOXING  -- MIKE SILVER

SERGIO MARTINEZ -- A MARAVELLA CAREER

FRANK CAPPACCINO, MY LIFE IN BOXING

TODOROV STILL REGRETS DAY IN 1996

THE SHOCKING TALE OF THE LAST MAN TO BEAT MAYWEATHER

A NEW TREND IN BOXING WRITING?

FORMER CHAMP STIVERNE DIAGNOSED WITH RARE SYNDROME

FORMER CHAMP TERRELL PASSES AWAY AT 75

THE RISE AND FALL OF PHILLY'S TYRONE EVERETT

MAYWEATHER CRITICIZES ESPN WRITER SMITH

FORMER BOXER WOLAK DENIED MMA LICENSE- YAHOO

GOOSSEN HISTORY AND LEGACY - LA TIMES

PROMOTER DAN GOOSSEN DIES AT 64

DEREK JETER AND WALKING AWAY A KING

BETERBIEV SMASHES CLOUD; MAKES STATEMENT

MAYWEATHER NEEDS TO TREAT FIGHTERS AS HIMSELF

OP: THE GREATEST PRIZEFIGHTER IS NOT THE BEST EVER

10 THINGS YOU DIDN'T KNOW ABOUT MUHAMMAD ALI

MAJOR SHAKEUP AT MAYWEATHER PROMOTIONS

TITLE FREE, WHAT NEXT FOR QUILLEN

FORMER BOXING CONTENDER TURNS TO MMA

MERCHANT WEIGHS IN ON PACMAN - ALGIERI

ARUM WEIGHS IN ON THE NEW ROC-NATION PROMOTION

GGG STAYS BUSY - TO FIGHT RUBIO OCT 18th

ROC-NATION ENTERS WORLD OF BOXING

PORTER - FALL OF AN AMERICAN STAR

BROOK WANTS AMIR KHAN NEXT

BROOKLYN BRAWL RETURNS TO MILLENIUM THEATER

ARUM  PREFERS COTTO TO FACE CANELO INSTEAD OF GGG

GGG DECLARES WAR ON COTTO

HEARN TALKS FROCH AND CIRCUMSTANCES

GGG-THE MAKING OF AN INTERNATIONAL SUPERSTAR

ROACH TALKS PACMAN-ALGEIRI/MAYWEATHER-MAIDANA & MORE

GGG- GEALE MEDIA QUOTES

THE TROUBLE WITH FLOYD MAYWEATHER

PACMAN-ALGIERI SET FOR NOV 22

MAYWEATHER LOVES NYC, BUT DOESNT FIGHT THERE

GARBAGE IN, GARBAGE OUT - PACMAN-ALGIERI IS A DONE DEAL

TODAYS BOXING BUSINESS -THE NEW YORKER

DOES CANELO HAVE WHAT IT TAKES?

PACQUAIO LOOKS FOR OTHER OPTIONS

ROACH - THE CHOIR BOY SINGS

RUSSIAN ROCKY WINS AGAIN, BUT LOSES

CHAMPIONS WASTELAND - SHOZO SAIJO

SHOULD MARTINEZ RETIRE AFTER LOSS TO COTTO?

DE LA HOYA HONORED AT HALL

ADIOS SERGIO/CON UN ABRAZO FUERTE

DE LA HOYA CHALLENGES HAYMON TO PUT ASIDE EGO

GEALE SOUNDS OFF ON GOLOVKIN SHOWDOWN

GUNN JR. SCORES TRIFECTA IN HACKENSACK

JUDGEMENT DAY IN IOWA

LOOK BACK AT SUGAR RAY /DURAN COMMERCIAL

REMEMBERING THE KING -- AN INTERVIEW WITH MONZON'S TRAINER

STEVENSON PUSHED TOUGH BY FONFARA:MONTREAL RESULTS

MIKE ROSSMAN, A FORGOTTEN CHAMPION

GGG HAS A DATE, LOCATION FOR NEXT BOUT

BOXERS WHO STOCK HAS SKYROCKETED IN 2014

CRUISING TOUGH; BUJAJ DRAWS WITH WRIGHT

BUJAJ - WRIGHT ENDS IN DRAW

JIMMY ELLIS, FORMER CHAMP, DIES AT 74

TOP RANK & GOLDEN BOY JOINING FORCES?

MAYWEATHER WINS, BARELY

MAIN EVENT SUIT COULD IMPACT BOXING

WARD CONTRACT RULED VALID TILL 2016

HOPKINS SCHOOLS, PORTER RULES, QUILLEN COOLS IN DC

60's CONTENDER CARTER DEAD AT 76

NYC GOLDEN GLOVES HONORS IT OWN

PROVODNIKOV- THE CHERUB FACED ASSASSIN

THE ALLURE OF BOXING's CROSSROAD FIGHTS

THE TAMING OF PAULIE MALIGNAGGI

ALVAREZ-LARA CONFIRMED FOR JULY 12

MGR STATES "WHY I FIXED FIGHTS"

CLOTTEY DEFEATS MUNDINE DOWN UNDER

MOST CORRUPT NIGHT OF BOXING EVER?

OP: ONCE AGAIN JUDGES GOT IT WRONG

WHEN ROBERTO GOT ROBBED

IS GOLDEN BOY READY TO CRASH?

OSCAR CALLS FOR AN END IN GOLDEN BOY - TOP RANK WAR

SCYPION, 80's CONTENDER AND PORT ARTUR NATIVE, PASSES AWAY

HARDY BEATS FUENTES IN ROSELANDS LAST SHOW

GLEN TAPIA VOWS TO FIGHT BACK

RING 8 PARTY & AWARDS PICTURES

      BEST I'VE EVER FACED JOHN CONTEH  

RANKING BOXING's BORING FIGHTERS

BOXING RANKINGS 2013 -BLH

REFEREE MORTON SUCCUMBS AT 58

MARQUEZ-BRADLEY UNDERCARD: A NIGHT OF FIRSTS

BOXING RANKINGS 2013 -BLH

OAKLAND'S WARD WEIGHS IN ON BOXING

FORMER CHAMP KEN NORTON  PASSES AWAY

JUDGE ROSS FINALLY MAKES GOOD DECISION

OP: MAYWEATHER'S INSECURITIES EXPOSED BY MANNY?

THE LOVE AND HATE OF MONEY

JUDGE DEFENDS DRAW SCORECARD

PASCAL, LEMIEUX ON SEPT 28 MONTREAL CARD

CENTURY OLD "BOXING IS DYING" REMAINS

OSCAR CHECKS INTO REHAB

"MONEY" ADMITS CASHING IN ON OPPOSITION

ARREOLA BLOWS OUT MITCHELL IN ONE ROUND

MORRISON, EX HEAVYWEIGHT CONTENDER, DEAD AT 44

 

 

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THE BATTLES OF JOE LOUIS AND MAX SCHMELING

CHARLIE BURLEY -- ANALYZING GENIUS

NAPOLES, LOUIS - PRECISION IN THE RING

POUND FOR POUND -SUGAR RAY ROBINSON DOCUMENTARY

ARCHIVES: GEORGE CHUVALO-JOE FRAZIER INTERVIEW

LEONARD - COMMANDER OF THE RING

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