Archive for October, 2012


Posted: 28th October 2012 by knockout in Articles

Junior Middleweight Captain Boyd “Rainmaker” Melson, a West Point graduate and Army Reserve Officer, was featured in the latest issue of Sports Illustrated. The New York native donates all of his fight purses to to help support bringing trials to the United States to cure Spinal Cord Injuries. Melson, 10-1-1 (4 KO’s), also started […]

Melson fighting in honor of paralyzed friend

Posted: 19th October 2012 by knockout in Articles

Boyd Melson didn’t start boxing until his freshman year of college at West Point, where a mandatory class turned him on to the sport. On Saturday, the White Plains high school graduate will take the ring at the brand new Barclays Center in Brooklyn in by far the biggest card of his career.

Philadelphia, PA (October 17, 2012) – Marie Suarez, the widow of legendary boxing trainer Oscar Suarez, will walk in his honor at the PurpleStride Marathon Saturday, November 3 at Fairmount Park in Philadelphia, PA. With a million dollar smile and soft personality, Suarez was recognized as one of boxing’s good guys. The New Jersey native […]

Baltimore, MD (October 16, 2012) – Jake Smith’s Baltimore Boxing Promotions is proud to announce that they’ve donated a first row VIP table to students from Perry Hall High School for this Saturday’s “Bully Beatdown” fight card at the Du Burns Arena. On August 27, tragedy struck at Perry Hall when 15-year-old sophomore Robert Gladden […]

New York, NY (October 15, 2012) – Captain Boyd “Rainmaker” Melson of New York City by way of Brooklyn, NY will challenge fellow New Yorker Jason Thompson in a six round junior middleweight contest Saturday, October 20 on the inaugural fight card at the Barclays Center. The heavy-handed Thompson fought a number of quality fighters, […]