• Blogs

    May 2, 2014

    Luis Collazo Rose From a Dark Place Before Fighting His Way to Amir Khan Bout

    On October 15, 2011, Luis Collazo lost to Freddy Hernandez in a unanimous decision. At this point, his once-promising boxing career was in shatters. He'd become WBA World Welterweight Champion in 2005, at age 24, only to lose four of his next nine fights. And the loss to Hernandez wasn't even the ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    October 9, 2013


    Fred Ho Takes the Gloves Off

  • Voice Choices

    March 13, 2013


    Don’t miss this basquiat 
exhibit at gagosian

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2012

    New York Olympians In London 2012 Summer Games: Boxing

    Today, we we learn a bit more about two first-time Olympians in boxing. Both of these young men have shown tremendous potential despite being relative newcomers to the sport's competitive circuit.

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2012

    Pacquiao Got Robbed

    To call Timothy Bradley's split decision over Manny Pacquiao late Saturday night/Sunday morning a bad decision is to miss the point entirely. God knows there have been classic bad decisions in boxing history--the first being the Joe Louis-Jersey Joe Wolcott fight in 1947. Louis was awarded a decis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2011

    FDNY vs. NYPD in Charity Boxing Match for Wounded Veteran

    ​This Saturday, the NYPD and FDNY are occupying (ha!) Madison Square Garden for a good cause. The NYPD Fighting Finest will fight the FDNY Bravest in the Battle of the Badges, a boxing match for charity. The boxing match is happening just a week after Veterans Day and benefits former soldiers. ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    September 22, 2010


    Amateur boxing in Chinatown

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2009

    Clip Job: Barbara Long Has a Boxing Proposition

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. December 2, 1965, Vol. XI, No. 7 The Lady Proposes A Final Solution By Barbara Long Hell's bells, baby, it's not my fault, so don't blame me. Okay, I like fights. I'm not ashamed of that. True, there is a copy of Nat Fleischer's "Fif ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2009

    Clip Job: A Riotous Good Time At the Fights

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives August 12, 1965, Vol. X, No. 43 Good Night at the Fights By Barbara Long A riot? Not really. True, there was a bit of hanky panky following the fight at Madison Square Garden last week. One hundred or so of the 7,000 people present d ... More >>

  • Film

    July 8, 2009
  • Blogs

    August 28, 2008

    Cops vs. Cops Boxing Match Tonight!

    The Beer Island Bar on Coney Island is apparently hosting a COPS VS. COPS NYPD boxing match tonight at 8pm, reports the Gowanus Lounge. The event follows an earlier NYPD-NYFD boxing match held in July, as well as the more public "NYPD-Critical Mass Joust" and "Pistol Whip Challenge," both held earl ... More >>

  • News

    September 17, 2002

    Bloody Bad Show

    Gatti-Ward Will Be Nothing but a Smash Hit

  • News

    July 23, 2002

    The Rumble in DUMBO

    Ex-Boxer vs. Impact Addict: An Opera

  • Books

    February 5, 2002