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  • Jewish boxer Dustin Fleischer wins by first-round knockout, moves to 4-0

    September 28, 2015 | 11:18 am

    Jewish boxer Dustin Fleischer, who said his quest is to become the first world champion descended from a Holocaust survivor, stayed unbeaten with a first-round knockout.

    Fleischer, nicknamed “The White Tiger,” moved to 4-0 with the defeat of Ira Frank on Saturday night in Beach...

  • Bill Caplan — Golden boy of boxing publicity

    November 7, 2013 | 4:44 pm

    When Dmitriy “Star of David” Salita takes on Gabriel Bracero in a welterweight match at the Aviator Sports and Events Center in Brooklyn on Nov. 9, Bill Caplan will be ringside. A boxing fan since his age was calculated in single digits, the 78-year-old San Fernando Valley resident...

  • Manny Pacquiao Wins Over Juan Manuel Marquez – But Did He Deserve It?

    By Ilana Angel

    November 13, 2011 | 1:55 am

    I love Manny, and because of him I am falling in love with boxing.  He is a hero, an inspiration, and the welterweight champion.  I think he is divine and I will always be on his side, but the fight tonight was close. So close in fact, that one could argue the wrong decision was...