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Be Well Philly

Cecily Tynan’s Favorite Fitness Studio Is Opening a Center City Location

Back in February, Cecily Tynan told us all about her favorite places to work out in Philly, and her number one pick? Joltin’ Jabs in […]

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Larry Holmes to Perform in One-Man Show on Friday

Larry Holmes is doing a Don King impression, but he sounds more like The Count from Sesame Street. He’s on a stage at Chickie’s and […]

Bernard Hopkins
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Bernard Hopkins May Fight for Final Time in London

Last November, Sergey Kovalev pounded Bernard Hopkins in fight in Atlantic City. He won via unanimous decision, and people speculated: Was this the end for […]

City Life

Class-Action Suit Filed Against Mayweather and Pacquiao Over “Fight of the Century”

Like millions of other Americans, Center City attorney Allan H. Gordon and Rittenhouse Square realtor Seth Lamb wanted to watch last Saturday night’s “Fight of […]

City Life

Why I Won’t Watch Floyd Mayweather Fight

On May 2nd, Floyd Mayweather will go up against Manny Pacquaio in a much-publicized fight available at a premium price on Pay-Per-View. Mayweather has evolved into something […]

Legendary boxer Bernard Hopkins talks to Philadelphia magazine
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Happy Birthday Bernard Hopkins!

It’s only been a couple of months since Philly Mag’s Dan McQuade proclaimed we’d probably seen Bernard Hopkins’ last fight after losing to Sergey Kovalev. Maybe […]

City Life

Did We Just Witness the End for Bernard Hopkins (and Major Boxing in Atlantic City?)

The crowd was so boisterous you almost forgot they came to see a 49-year-old Philadelphian get beaten up. Okay, they didn’t come to see that, […]


3 Days After Pro Debut, Atlantic City Boxer Charged with Killing

Police have made an arrest in the January 17th killing of Nelson Viera, one of three homicides in Atlantic City this year. Omar Curry, 24, […]

City Life

Matthew Saad Muhammad is Dead; Boxing Champ Called Philly Home

The New York Times reports: “Matthew Saad Muhammad, a former boxing champion known for his bruising style whose rags-to-riches-to-rags life story began in abandonment and […]

City Life

Damon Feldman Cancels George Zimmerman Press Conference

Earlier this week, Philadelphia Celebrity Boxing promoter Damon Feldman told us that George Zimmerman would be coming to Philadelphia next week. The purpose: to take part […]

City Life

Damon Feldman Apologizes for George Zimmerman Fight Announcement

UPDATE: Under pressure from the growing opposition to the George Zimmerman/DMX boxing match, fight promoter Damon Feldman has indicated that Zimmerman will not appear at […]

City Life

MONDAY KICKSTARTER: Evander Holyfield Calls Being Gay a Handicap, “It Ain’t Normal”

PROGRESS REPORT Pope Francis calls for Catholic Church to re-think view of gay parents UTAH Utah sheriffs rally, call for uprising against gay marriage Utah […]

Bernard Hopkins
City Life

PHOTOS: Bernard Hopkins, Philly’s Ultimate Champion

What makes the myth of Bernard Hopkins special is how it continues to grow in unpredictable ways. Even on a routine night when it seems […]

City Life

Documentary Examines West Philly Boxer Tyrell Biggs

Via West Philly Local comes news that a documentary is being made about Tyrell Biggs, a West Philly boxing phenom whose career ended at 27 […]

City Life

6 Burning Questions About the Rocky II Training Run

A few weeks ago I was at the Art Museum steps. As I churned out repeats of the stairs, I spotted him: Grey sweatsuit, black […]