Tag: Boxing

The man from Ros Muc…

The man from Ros Muc…

The recipe for a great boxing movie is pretty straight forward. Take your prototypical poor kid trying to beat the odds using boxing to springboard himself and loved ones into a better life. Simply use the essence of the sport itself and more often than not, you…

Good Friday at Florian…

Good Friday at Florian…

Boston is a land of many traditions, every neighborhood in every corner of the the city has them and some date back ages. In Dorchester, one of those traditions goes back 54 years and is THE right of passage for those kids participating in the…

For Mark…

For Mark…

Simply put, Mark DeLuca is one of us, he’s a Dot Rat, and my buddy Sean Gaudet couldn’t have said it much better. If you under 40 and grew up in Dorchester chances are Mark De Luca Sr. or one of his Brothers taught you…

TMX is coming to Quincy!

TMX is coming to Quincy!

My good friends from TMX Boxing  are setting up shop in Quincy and the new gym is shaping up nicely. They will be opening December 1st on Independence Ave, across the street from where the old Varsity Club was located. If you’re looking for an…

Float like a butterfly, sting like a bus driver….

Float like a butterfly, sting like a bus driver….

Someone needs to start scouting these bus drivers for the UFC or something….they just have great hands. Here’s the latest pound for pound champ out of Roxbury….nothing but bad intentions in those punches! Mexico is known for tough fighters….I guess their bus drivers dont play…

Tyson on Mayweather…

Tyson on Mayweather…

Unless you’re living in triple decker under an Irish family with 3 daughters in step dance class, you probably have heard about the fight this weekend. For me, Pacquiao vs. Mayweather invokes all the feelings that Hagler vs. Leonard did back in the 80’s and…

Boxing at the Amory…

Boxing at the Amory…

Be sure to check out Boston’s Best take on the Dublin All Stars this Friday!!

New England vs. Ireland

New England vs. Ireland

Come support the Grealish boxing club and enjoy a night of Boxing on April 26th !!!

Obair Chrua…

Obair Chrua…

I’m driving through South Boston yesterday morning, weaving my way through the side streets trying to avoid the masses that were converging on the parade route. For the first time in my life I was invited to the St. Patrick’s day breakfast. Those who know…

Marty and Gabriel…

Marty and Gabriel…

Those of you that have been reading my stories over the past couple of years know that I am a big fan of the sweet science. Boxing teaches so many life lessons yet it’s value is often underpinned by those who regard it as a…