Sunset Park, Brooklyn Boxer Julian Sosa Continues Torrid Fighting Pace With Win On Coney Island


Professional boxer Julian Sosa is busier than your average 20-year-old. Sosa, a welterweight from Sunset Park, Brooklyn, has fought seven times since turning professional approximately a year and a half ago, including his impressive, unanimous six-round decision over Rene Marquez (5-2, KOs) Sunday at the Ford Amphitheater on Coney Island. Though training and fighting don't … Continue reading Sunset Park, Brooklyn Boxer Julian Sosa Continues Torrid Fighting Pace With Win On Coney Island

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Heather Hardy Hopes To Take Next Step After Unanimous Win


By Jerry Del Priore If you ask Heather “The Heat” Hardy, she’ll be the first to tell you that she deserves her due after she defeated Kirstie Simmons (8-1, 2 KOs) with a unanimous decision in an eight-round Super Bantamweight bout Saturday night at the Barclays Center. It was part of the undercard of the … Continue reading Heather Hardy Hopes To Take Next Step After Unanimous Win

Three Top Inspirational Brooklyn Boxers


By Jerry Del Priore There’s no denying that, in order to compete in the bloodlust world of boxing, you need plenty of fire, guts and gumption, along with ample athletic talent. But when you factor in out-of-the-ring adversity, that’s when you get to see what an athlete’s really made of as their real-life mettle gets … Continue reading Three Top Inspirational Brooklyn Boxers

From Wayward Youth to Boxing Prospect, East Flatbush Product Finds New Path


By Jerry Del Priore Mikkel LesPierre was a standout basketball player at Transit Tech High School. But he got sidetracked, and wound up getting kicked off the team. Getting into some form of trouble with a friend seemed to be the norm for the young LesPierre. So his friend’s father suggested they give boxing a … Continue reading From Wayward Youth to Boxing Prospect, East Flatbush Product Finds New Path