Journalist, Author, CEO
This morning, Ray Beltran woke up knowing that tonight he has to knockout Paulus Moses.
I met Ray Beltran in 2000.
I ask all boxing fans, “do you remember the first time watching a fight?”
Imprinted in our minds with the first boxing memory of the moment is the family or friend responsible for introducing us to the sport.
Don’t Focus on “Boxing”
Khali Sweeney. Reggie McKenzie. Jalen Rose. Lomas Brown. Jerome Bettis.
Back up. Who is Khali Sweeney and why is he included in this list of people known for their nonprofit groups and working with children across Metro Detroit?
Powerful and evasive inside the ring; explosive but certain outside of it, James “Lights Out” Toney has 29 years of fights won against all odds and at every turn.
There’s nothing worse for a fight fan than watching a poorly scored fight that causes a fighter to lose a title surrounded in controversy.
Everyone has a favorite fighter and knows exactly why. For some it was Joe Louis who showed the Nazis who ruled the world when he defeated Max Schmeling and united the U.S.
Ward Stops Kovalev
At 2:38 in the 8th round of this fight, Kovalev was hurt during a clinch with Ward.
Boxing is ingrained in world sports history. I’ve been watching and writing, asking and analyzing since 1987.
If you’ve ever listened to a song that takes you back to a moment in your life, as it touches you with a cacophony of sound like no other,
I became a professional journalist in 1984. Holding a notepad and a pen still give me a reason to be in a lot of different places.
I have been a journalist since ’84, an ad agency veteran since ’96, and a website & SEO expert since '04. In 2017, I celebrated 30 years of writing about boxing.