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Junior welterweight boxer Samuel “Tsunami” Teah was shot and killed on Friday, November 24, 2023, the day after Thanksgiving. “Tsunami Sam” was 36 years old and still an active Philadelphia fighter.

Teah was born on June 17, 1987, in Monrovia, Liberia. His family escaped their war-torn home country, moving to Ghana when Teah was six years old. Five years later, they came to the United States, living first in New York before finally settling in Philadelphia. Teah lived in the city, working as a SEPTA bus driver and a professional boxer until his death.   (MORE)




Press Release by Marc Abrams
Photos by Darryl Cobb Jr.

Six members of the Split-T Man-agement team displayed winning performances this past Friday night at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia (11/10/2023). Those members include Sonny Conto, LeAnna Cruz, Greg Outlaw, Dante Benjamin, Haven Brady Jr. and Oshae Jones. "Split-T Showcase" which was promoted by King's Promotions, drew a capacity crowd to the 2300 Arena on a card that featured some of the best up and coming talent in the country.

The main event saw local favorite Sonny Conto win a... (MORE)





by J Russell Peltz

Ridley Park (PA) welterweight Mike Picciotti passed away Sunday, November 5th, at the age of 66, a sad day for all of us who remember the excitement he brought to the boxing ring from 1976 to 1986, many times at the 1,800-seat 69th Street Forum in Upper Darby, other times at the Sands Hotel Casino in Atlantic City. On top of that, he was a helluva nice guy.

Picciotti's passing leaves only Mick Diflo from the colorful team of Mic (Diflo), Pic (Picciotti) and Vic (Victor Pappa, who passed away in 2016 at 59). All three were managed and trained by Marty Feldman, the... (MORE)



Press Release by Marc Abrams & Photos by Darryl Cobb Jr.

n a much-anticipated fight that featured two young and undefeated junior lightweights, Jabril Noble and Rashan Adams, lived up to the billing as Noble eked out a razor-thin split decision in front of a capacity crowd at Harrahs Philadelphia in Chester, PA. The fight topped an eight-bout card promoted by RDR Promotions.

The fight was hotly contested from the outset with Adams working the jab early. Noble got into the fight by landing some solid flurries in the second and third rounds. Adams fought back in round four as he was able to work... (MORE)




Press Release by Marc Abrams & Photos by Darryl Cobb Jr.

Former world champion Tevin Farmer registered a stunning and spectacular sixth round stoppage over Oscar Barajas in a scheduled eight-round lightweight bout that headlined a seven bout card at the 2300 Arena. The show was promoted by R and B Promotions.

Farmer dropped Barajas with a jab in round two. In round three, Barajas had some good moments as he backed up and even hurt Farmer. Farmer did well by moving and holding to get out of the round.

In round six, Farmer unloaded a perfect... (MORE)



The 65th Annual Pennsylvania Boxing Hall of Fame (PABHOF) Induction Ceremony is now just six weeks away. The PABHOF will induct sixteen new members on Sunday, October 15, 2023, 4:00 PM, at the Sheet Metal Workers Union Hall in South Philly (1301 S. Columbus Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19147).

The new class includes boxers Willie Gibbs, Randy Griffin, Teon Kennedy, Yusaf Mack, Reddy Moore, Freddy Reyes, and Harry Joe Yorgey, as well as writer Tom Cushman, trainer Al... (MORE)



Press Release by Marc Abrams & Photos by Darryl Cobb Jr.

For the second time in four months, Joey Dawejko won a unanimous decision over Colby Madison in a heavyweight bout a Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia. The eight-round win garnered Dawejko the WBC U.S. Heavyweight title and headlined an eight-bout card that was promoted by King's Promotions. Dawejko dominated the action by landing quick power shots that kept Madison at bay. Dawejko's shots had Madison thinking twice about trying to attack. in round eight, Dawejko scored two knockdowns to sew up the victory. Dawejko, of Philadelphia, won by scores of 80-70 (Dewey LaRosa), 79-71 (Anthony Lundy) and 78-72 (Marc Werlinsky) and is now 26-10-4, 14 KOs. Madison, of Baltimore, is 11-6-2, 7 KOs. The referee was Eric Dali. (MORE)




Jesse Hart returned to the ring after a 20-month layoff and made relatively short work of his opponent Elio Trosch of Argentina. The scheduled 10-rounder opened an ten-bout card promoted by Tom Brown at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, MD on Saturday night. After winning the first round without seeing much offense from Trosch, Hart stepped up his attack in the second. Trosch careened into the ropes from a Hart left hook, which was the first time Trosch went down in the fight. (MORE)













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