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2009 ARTICLE & COLUMN ARCHIVE
 

 
    December 20, 2009
THE RING COVERS
BRISCOE AWARDS IN LATEST ISSUE

News & Notes
by John DiSanto
   
         
    December 09, 2009
FAST EDDIE SETS THE DATE
News & Notes
by John DiSanto
   
         
    December 04, 2009
CHAMBERS WINS NARROW LANDSLIDE
Fight coverage from the Blue Horizon
by John DiSanto
   
         
    December 02, 2009
HOPKINS WINS HOMECOMING
Fight coverage from the Liacouras Center
by John DiSanto
   
         
    November 26, 2009
PHILADELPHIA MAYHEM
Remembering the 1992 Hammer Jones - Tim Rabon fight
by Ted Sares
   
         
    November 22, 2009
RODRIGUEZ DIES AFTER
FIGHT WITH KENNEDY

News & Notes follow-up coverage from the Blue Horizon
by John DiSanto
   
         
    November 20, 2009
KENNEDY WINS USBA TITLE;
CLASSIC BATTLE INJURES OPPONENT

Fight coverage from the Blue Horizon
by John DiSanto
   
         
   

November 18, 2009
TEON RETURNS TO
BLUE HORIZON FRIDAY

News & Notes sets the stage for
Kennedy's shot at the USBA title
by John DiSanto

   
         
    November 07, 2009
JONES WINS; ROSADO
SHINES IN AC

News & Notes recap of fight night
at Ballys
by John DiSanto
   
         
    October 28, 2009
FULL-SIZED GIARDELLO
STATUE EMERGES

An update on the Joey Giardello
Statue Project
by John DiSanto
   
         
    October 16, 2009
ENNIS TAKES USBA TITLE;
VASQUEZ BLOOMS

Fight coverage from the Blue Horizon
by John DiSanto
   
         
    October 13, 2009
CULLMER & WILSON
ACCEPT BRISCOE AWARDS

Video coverage of their acceptance speeches
shot by Laura Carney
   
         
    October 12, 2009
HOPKINS, CULLMER & WILSON RECEIVE BRISCOE AWARDS
Coverage from the 2nd Annual Briscoe Awards
by John DiSanto
   
         
    October 10, 2009
MTAGWA BRAWLS
TO BRINK OF TITLE

News & Notes recap of Rogers Mtagwa's challenge of Juan Manuel Lopez
by John DiSanto
   
         
    October 09, 2009
MTAGWA READY
FOR 10/10 TITLE SHOT

News & Notes video from Shuler's Gym
by John DiSanto
   
         
    October 02, 2009
NAKASH WINS #21 AT BLUE
Fight coverage from the Blue Horizon
by John DiSanto
   
         
    September 30, 2009
PHILLY MATCHMAKER
HAROLD MOORE PASSES

Popular local boxing man
dies after long illness
by John DiSanto
   
         
    September 26, 2009
LUNDY POSES AND POUNDS WAY THROUGH YESHA BOUT
Fight coverage from the
Yesha Center
by John DiSanto
   
         
    September 17, 2009
JOE HAND BOXING GYM RE-OPENS
Legendary boxing spot back
in action with new location
by John DiSanto
   
         
    September 13, 2009
THORNTON TRIBUTE ARTICLES
Punching Postman Delivers Skills
Outside the Ring
by Tim Zatzariny, Jr. (2004 / Courier Post)

"Punching Postman" Tony Thornton
Dead at 49, After 'Cycle Crash

by Jason Nark (2009 / Daily News)

Glassboro Boxer Tony Thornton, 49, Dies
by Bob Shryock (2009 / Gloucester
County Times)

"Punching Postman" Makes Quick Delivery
by Bernard Fernandez (1995 / Daily News)
 
   
         
   

September 11, 2009
UPSHER HAMMERS
HAPLESS FOE AT BLUE

Fight coverage from the
Blue Horizon
by John DiSanto

   
         
    September 11, 2009
TONY THORNTON PASSES
Punching Postman dies
after motorcycle accident
by John DiSanto
   
         
    September 08, 2009
BRISCOE AWARD WINNERS
ANNOUNCED FOR 2008

Award to honor Hopkins as
Philly Fighter of the Year
by John DiSanto
   
         
    September 04, 2009
GIARDELLO FAMILY
APPROVES STATUE DESIGN

Joey's Statue get the green light
by John DiSanto
   
         
   

August 28, 2009
GIARDELLO STATUE
Tribute to former champ expected in 2010
by John DiSanto

 

   
         
    August 13, 2009
YEARS LATER, RECTIFYING
BOXERS' GRAVE INJUSTICES

A Washington Times story about Philly Boxing History's Gravestone Program
by Thom Lovvero
   
         
    August 08, 2009
ARROYO JUST WOULDN'T
GO DOWN - MIKE JONES

WINS DECISION
Fight coverage from Bally's Atlantic City
by John DiSanto
   
         
    August 07, 2009
ANGULO STEAMROLLS ROSADO
Coverage of Gabe Rosado's nationally televised fight with Alfredo Angulo
by John DiSanto

 
   
         
   

July 30, 2009
GABE AND BILLY'S WAR
A short film by Alex Berger
by John DiSanto

   
         
    July 23, 2009
GIARDELLO STATUE TAKES SHAPE
A preview of the Joey Giardello
statue as artist LeVotch begins sculpting
by John DiSanto
   
         
    July 15, 2009
GIARDELLO TO ENTER
PHILADELPHIA SPORTS HALL OF FAME

A News & Notes recap of the Philly Hall's
announcement press conference
by John DiSanto
   
         
    July 11, 2009
USS WINS LONG-AWAITED RETURN
A News & Notes recap of Cunningham's title eliminator with Braithwaite
by John DiSanto
   
         
    July 10, 2009
FERRANTE VS. BAILEY STEALS SHOW
Fight coverage from the
South Philly Arena
by John DiSanto
   
         
   

July 07, 2009
PBH NEWS & NOTES
A quick look at this weeks fights including Matt Godfrey (left) vs. Shawn Hawk
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

July 04, 2009
CHAMBERS DELIVERS!
A News & Notes recap of Eddie Chambers
big win over Alexander Dimirenko
by John DiSanto

   
         
    June 28, 2009
FORMER BOXING CHAMP ROCKY LOCKRIDGE IS HOMELESS IN CAMDEN
A feature story from the Star-Ledger
by Todd Schmerler
   
         
    June 27, 2009
SIMON DROPS IBF ELIMINATION BOUT
A News & Notes recap of LaJuan Simon's latest trip to Germany
by John DiSanto
   
         
    June 26, 2009
OQUENDO FELLS OAK TREE
IN CHICAGO

A News & Notes recap of the Fres Oquendo vs. Mark Brown fight
by John DiSanto
   
         
   

June 20, 2009
PBH NEWS & NOTES
A quick look at the 2009 summer season
by John DiSanto

   
         
    June 14, 2009
IBHOF TO INDUCT LARRY MERCHANT
The International Boxing Hall of Fame welcomes the Class of 2009
by John DiSanto
   
         
   

June 06, 2009
KENNEDY WINS #13 IN ATLANTIC CITY
Fight results from Bally's Park Place
by John DiSanto

   
         
    May 17, 2009
9 NEW PA HOF MEMBERS INDUCTED
The Pennsylvania Boxing Hall of Fame welcomes its 2009 class
by John DiSanto
   
         
   

May 01, 2009
PHILLY'S 'MIGHTY' IVAN ROBINSON
A new interview and story
about the former title challenger
by Ken Hissner

   
         
    May 01, 2009
MTAGWA BRAWLS TO VICTORY
Fight coverage from the
Blue Horizon
by John DiSanto
   
         
    Apr. 25, 2009
BIG NIGHT IN NEWARK FOR
ROSADO & LUNDY

Fight coverage from the
Prudential Center in Newark, NJ
by John DiSanto
   
         
    Apr. 22, 2009
FREDDY SAMMONS, LINWOOD LARRUPER, PASSES AT 91
Local welterweight standout of the
1940s dies after a long and memorable life
by John DiSanto
   
         
    Apr. 04, 2009
ROSADO RETURNS TO PHILLY
WITH TKO

Fight coverage from
South Philadelphia High School
by John DiSanto
   
         
    Apr. 03, 2009
NAKASH TAKES BRUNELLI;
ISRAEL TOPS ITALY

Fight coverage from the "Israel vs. Italy" card at the Blue Horizon
by John DiSanto
   
         
    Mar. 13, 2009
MAULING MAIN EVENT
WON BY BELASCO

Friday the 13th fight coverage from
the newly named South Philly Arena
by John DiSanto
   
         
    Mar. 11, 2009
PHILLY'S HUGH 'BUTTONS' KEARNEY
A new interview and story about the former Philadelphia prospect
by Ken Hissner
   
         
    Mar. 06, 2009
JONES GETS KO
IN BLUE HORIZON DEBUT

Fight coverage from Peltz Boxing's
return to the Blue Horizon
by John DiSanto
   
         
    Mar. 03, 2009
PA BOXING HALL OF FAME
INDUCTION CLASS ANNOUNCED

A recap of the nine new members of the Pennsylvania Boxing Hall of Fame
scheduled for induction on May 17, 2009
by John DiSanto
   
         
    Feb. 27, 2009
CHUCKY T LOSES COMEBACK
BID IN NEWARK

A column inspired by Chucky T's ill-advised comeback and first fight in four years
by John DiSanto
   
         
    Feb. 11, 2009
STARS OF DAVID SHINE
IN THE BLUE HORIZON

A feature story about Israeli fighters
Elad Shmouel & Ran Nakash
by Kerry O'Connor
   
         
    Feb. 06, 2009
ISRAELI STARS WIN HORIZON
CROWD WITH KOS & CAPS

Fight coverage from the Blue Horizon
by John DiSanto
   
         
    Jan. 31, 2009
BRIAN THE BULL SHOCKED BY LATE SUB
Fight coverage from South Philadelphia
High School
by John DiSanto
   
         
    Jan. 22, 2009
HEAVY TOLL PAID IN 2008
13 Philly Boxing Obituaries
by John DiSanto
   
         
   

Jan. 21, 2009
CHANGING OF THE GUARD TO BOLSTER BLUE'S HORIZON
Peltz & Hand leave the New Alhambra & return to the Blue Horizon
by John DiSanto

   
         
   

Jan. 16, 2009
ENNIS BEATS TAYLOR; BELASCO KOS DEVICTORIA
Fight coverage from the New Alhambra
by John DiSanto

   
         
    Jan. 04, 2009
JERRY 'THE BULL' MARTIN -
KING OVER RAHWAY PRISON

A new interview & story on the former contender
by Ken Hissner
   
         
    Jan. 01, 2009
TIME FOR OLD SCHOOL CUNNINGHAM TO MOUNT OLD SCHOOL COMEBACK
Steve Cunningham's surefire way back to the top
by John DiSanto
   
 

 

 
 


 

 
     
 

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