Archive for September, 2017

Brooklyn, NY (September, 22, 2017) – Boyd Melson, a retired boxing champion and Major in the United States Army Reserve, will continue assisting in the fight against Staten Island’s opioid epidemic at the “Heroes of Hope” festival Saturday, September 23. Melson was asked to serve as a guest speaker at the festival in order to […]

Baltimore, MD (September 20, 2017) – The boxing community in Baltimore has come together in support of Baltimore Boxing Promotions’ “Punches and Prayers for Alan Blyweiss” fight card taking place at Michael’s Eighth Ave in Glen Burnie, MD Thursday, September 21. This Olympic style boxing event is centered on raising funds and awareness for Alan […]

Brooklyn, NY (September 15, 2017) – New York District 11 Congressional candidate and retired pro boxer Boyd Melson will participate in the March to Protect American Democracy Saturday, September 16 in Washington, DC. The march is organized by 4DPAC, a registered political action committee working to elect leaders believing in the value of progressive American […]

Nashville, TN (September 11, 2017) – Junior flyweight Edwin Reyes will face his most experienced foe to date when he battles spoiler Armando “Chiquita” Vazquez in an eight round contest Friday, September 15 as part of “State Fair Boxing Showdown 2” from the Fairgrounds Sports Arena in Nashville. The card is presented by Tri Star […]

Brooklyn, NY (September 4, 2017) – Retired boxer and NY-11 congressional candidate Boyd Melson and 2017 Boxing Hall of Fame inductee turned promoter Evander “Real Deal” Holyfield will visit two New York care centers this week. On Tuesday, September 5, Melson and Holyfield are spending time with children at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center […]