MEMBERS

(In alphabetical order)

Adam Abramowitz is the founder and head writer for Saturday Night Boxing. In addition, he is the moderator of the online Saturday Night Boxing community, featuring discussion and opinion from over 50,000 boxing fans around the world. Abramowitz lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in the United States.

Carlos Aguirre is a sports writer for Zeta Weekly in Tijuana, Mexico. He covers local fights, up-and-comers, regional fighters, and major events in the Baja California and Southern California area. He also covers MMA, soccer, National Olympics, and local events. Aguirre has worked for La I and a local Mexican Baseball League in 2004 and 2008 and produced and hosted a radio sports show for the Universidad Autónoma de Baja California system for five years.

Ramon Aranda is the founder and editor-in-chief at 3 More Rounds. He also co-hosts the 3MR Podcast and is a contributor to Primer Round Magazine. Originally from Los Angeles, he currently lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Kevin Byrne is a sports journalist on the desk of the Irish Sun. His column “Seconds Out” appears every Friday with news from domestic and world boxing. His work has also appeared on various websites including irish-boxing.com. Byrne lives in Dublin, Ireland with his wife Emma and pet cockatiel Canelo.

Brian Campbell is a contributing writer and boxing/MMA editor for ESPN.com. He is also a studio analyst on ESPN.com’s weekly show, Making the Rounds. Campbell lives in suburban Connecticut with his wife and twin sons. He is still waiting for De La Hoya-Trinidad II. 

Abac Cordero is a Filipino who has been covering the sports beat since 1989. He is the former assistant sports editor for Malaya and currently writes for the Philippine Star, chronicling the golden era of Philippine boxing. Cordero also heads the Philippine Olympic Committee-Philippine Sports Commission Press Corps. He lives in Manila.

Jake Donovan (Record Keeper) is the managing editor of Boxing Scene. He is based out of the southeast United States, but was born and raised in New York where he began his writing career in 1997. Donovan also functions as one of our official boxing record keepers. 

Oliver Fennell is a British boxing writer based in Bangkok. He has covered boxing since 2000, most notably for UKWeeklyMagazine and Boxing News, for whom he is currently the Thai correspondent. His specialties are the heavyweight division, and British, American, and Asian boxing. Oliver has also covered many boxing topics and matches for a range of newspapers and websites and is a contributor and editor for the BoxRec database.

Billy Ferguson is a correspondent for Fight Hype UK. He also has a weekly column called “Monday Musings” and a blog inviting fans to discuss boxing and football. Ferguson lives in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Damián Ferrer Reyes is the creator of “La Esquina Nutral” the independent boxing Facebook page in Spanish with the world’s biggest following.  Damian hosts his own Radio Show every Saturday at 7 PM (the only radio show in Puerto Rico dedicated to boxing). “La Esquina Neutral Radio” on TAB Sports Radio 101.3 FM.

Andrew Fruman is a Canadian boxing writer based in Toronto.  He writes for The Cruelest Sport and The Living Daylights, and is an assistant editor for Bad Left Hook.  He is a member of the International Boxing Research Organization and a contributor and editor for the BoxRec database.

Stewart Howe has worked closely with boxing personalities on both sides of the ropes and on both sides of the Atlantic. He is an artist and graphic designer by trade and a founding member of the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board. Howe lives in Peterborough, England.

Jason Karp is a columnist and analyst. A regular contributor to The Cruelest Sport, his work has also appeared on Bad Left Hook and The Boxing Bulletin. Karp lives in Toronto, Ontario. 

Ronan Keenan is a freelance writer based in Dublin, Ireland. His boxing writing has appeared on sites such as The Sweet Science, Boxing Scene, Seconds Out and Fox Sports. He is a member of the Boxing Writers Association of America and his work has been recognized by Barney Nagler Writing Awards on multiple occasions.

Jeandra LeBeauf, based out of Los Angeles, CA, is the creator and head writer of BadCulture.net. In addition to writing, Jeandra hosts a weekly boxing podcast called ‘the Ruckus’ with past guests that include boxing notables such as Al Bernstein and Roy Jones, Jr. Based out of Los Angeles, Jeandra is a lifelong boxing fan.

Kelsey McCarson is a boxing writer for The Sweet Science and a member of the International Boxing Research Organization. He lives and works just outside of Houston, Texas with his wife Rachel. 

Alex McClintock started writing about boxing on the Queensberry Rules blog. He is now the deputy editor and has written about boxing and other subjects for The Ring website, The Sweet Science, Men’s Fitness, and The Guardian. Alex started boxing after he became a fan and is 4-1 as an amateur.

Matt McGrain, a boxing historian, analyst, and lifelong student of the sport, is a writer for East Side Boxing and Boxing.com. McGrain lives in the Highlands of Scotland.

Yuriko Miyata of Tokyo, Japan, is a former freelance sports writer and editor of Japan’s Boxing Magazine for seven years. She moved to Los Angeles to observe the American boxing scene and returned to Japan four years later to found Boxing-Zine.com along with other boxing writers and a photographer. Miyata is editor-in-chief. She has also been a member of the Eastern Japan Boxing Association Monthly Prize selection committee since 2011.

Gautham Nagesh is a journalist based in Washington, DC and the founder and editor of StiffJab.com, one of the most popular boxing and MMA sites on Tumblr. His boxing writing has been featured by The Washington Post, The Atlantic, The Hill, NPR, BoxingScene, RingTV.com, and The Queensberry Rules, among other outlets. Gautham is also the National Treasurer of the Asian American Journalists Association. He grew up in Jackson, Michigan and began learning to box in 2010.

Arvin Nundloll is a seasoned boxing writer and founding editor of Two Dice Boxing. He currently writes for FightNews and FightNight.pro. Having developed his love for the sport in London, England, he is now based in New York City and covers boxing at all levels.

Jeremy Foley O’ Connell is an archivist of fight films and the founder of Pound4Pound Ireland. He has contributed to irish-boxing.com, fecktv.com, and Doran’s Boxing Blog. His specific areas of interest include boxing politics, PEDs, and the heavyweight division. O’ Connell lives in County Kerry, Ireland.

Takahiro Onaga is one of the founding members of asianboxing.info, a website designed to keep fans up to date with developments in the Asian boxing scene. Onaga has also contributed to RingNews24 and seeks to increase publicity for fighters from across the continent of Asia. Onaga was born in Kanan, Osaka in Japan and currently resides in North West England.

Alister Scott Ottesen is a boxing writer and historian based in Norway. He has done work for Norwegian newspapers, television, and contributed with research to several boxing related books. Ottesen is also a contributor and editor for BoxRec.com and a member of the International Boxing Research Organization. He owns one of Europe’s largest collections of boxing books and magazines.

Harry Otty is a boxing historian, author, coach, and competitor. A member of the International Boxing Research Organization and staff historian and writer at the Cyber Boxing Zone for over ten years, he has also compiled and written research articles for the Merseyside Former Boxers Association newsletter ‘Mugs Alley’ and was Associate Producer for the cable TV program Boxing’s Greatest Champions. He is the author of Charley Burley and the Black Murderers’ Row and also published Jerry Fitch’s recent biography of Jimmy Bivins. Otty has been involved in boxing for close to 40 years and has coached a number of national amateur champions in the United Kingdom and New Zealand. Originally from Liverpool, England he now lives in Auckland where he is attempting to grow his ‘micro-press’ of specialist boxing and wrestling titles.

Matthew Paras has been covering the sport of boxing since 2009 and currently writes for Max Boxing. As a writer, he covers a multitude of topics including the Chicago boxing scene, television ratings, and much more. He currently resides in Chicago, Illinois. 

Vittorio Parisi (Chair), a former member of The Ring Ratings Advisory Panel, is a boxing historian, analyst, and member of the editorial staff of boxeringweb.net, the main Italian boxing website and one of the most followed in Europe. In recent years, he has been a boxing analyst for EurosportTelevision and Dahlia TV, as well as a journalist for the Italian Boxing Federation Magazine. He is involved in the boxing book series at BradipolibriEdition and is the author of Gong! A History of the Middleweight and Heavyweight Divisions and The Uncrowned Kings. Parisi lives in Brescia, Italy.

Per-Ake Persson is a boxing writer/record keeper based in Lund, Sweden. He has covered boxing since the late 80´s for Boxing Update, Fight Fax, Boxing News, USA Boxing News, and a number of websites including knock-out.dk and Boxing Scene. His specialty is boxing in continental Europe.

Ken Pollitt is the Main Page Editor and Rankings and Results Editor at The13thRound.com (TTR). A lifelong boxing fan, his first boxing-related memory is of his father and his uncle arguing about who won the first Floyd Patterson-Tommy “Hurricane” Jackson fight. Ken lives in Valley Stream, New York with his wife Cynthia. They became grandparents in August 2013.

Eric Raskin is a former associate editor, managing editor, and contributing editor for The Ring who has written for Grantland.com, ESPN.com, HBO.com,The Sweet Science, Maxboxing, and Boxing Monthly. He also co-hosts the subscription-based podcast Ring Theory. He is member of the Boxing Writers Association of America who has won five Barney Nagler Writing Awards (plus three Honorable Mentions). Eric lives outside Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in the United States.

Cliff Rold (Chair) is the managing editor of Boxing Scene, a member of the Yahoo Pound for Pound voting panel, the International Boxing Hall of Fame Committee, and the Boxing Writers Association of America. Rold is also a founding member of the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board. 

Victor Salazar is one of the founders of ThaBoxingVoice.com and its official radio show The Voice of The People, Boxing Voice Show. Along with co-hosting the show, he is the managing editor of TheBoxingVoice.com. Covering boxing since 2011, he looks to get the answers to the questions the fans want answered. He is an avid New York sports fan and old school hip hop junkie.

Mauricio Salvador (Record Keeper) is a Mexican writer based in Mexico City. A former fiction reviewer, he is now the director of the digital magazine HermanoCerdo and editor of Esquina Boxeo, a boxing magazine published in Mexico City. Salvador contributes to The Cruelest Sport and is a founding member of La Dulce Ciencia Ediciones, a new press house dedicated to the world of boxing.

Retech Son (Record Keeper) is a Filipino boxing writer based in Kuwait. He is the founder and editor of Shuttlepenboxing.com and his work has appeared in The Filipino Boxing Journal and The Scuffle.com. Son is also a freelance writer for Yahoo! Contributor Network.

Tim Starks (Chair) is the founder and editor of The Queensberry Rules, a boxing blog that has been praised by TheWall Street Journal, The New Yorker and other top publications. He has written about the sport for The Guardian, The Ring, Boxing Scene, The Sweet Science, and Bookforum. Starks is also a founding member of the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board. When not writing about boxing, he is a national security reporter for Congressional Quarterly in Washington, D.C.

Brandon Stubbs is a writer and radio host born and raised in Kansas City, MO. He is the founder of Punch2TheFace.com and writing contributor for The Title Fight. When not covering the great sport of boxing, Stubbs is a contributing MMA writer for Bad Culture.net He is a lifelong Dallas Cowboy fan, who is always heartbroken in early January. 

Springs Toledo (Oversight) is a member of the Boxing Writers Association of America, the International Boxing Research Organization, the International Boxing Hall of Fame Committee, and an editor for the BoxRec database.  A boxing historian, strategist, and analyst with no mean ring experience, his writing is usually found on The Sweet Science and has been recognized several times by Barney Nagler Writing Awards. He is a founding member of the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board. Toledo lives outside of Boston, Massachusetts in the United States. 

Luis Torres is a Puerto Rican boxing fan/writer. He is the founder and editor in chief of Revista La Pelea, a boxing magazine published in Puerto Rico. Luis is a former amateur boxer and a contributor for many boxing websites both in Spanish and English languages since 2007.

Paul Upham, of New South Wales, Australia, is a television studio boxing analyst for Fox Sports News. He has appeared live on air as a boxing commentator for Main Event, Sky Channel, Sky News Australia, SBS television, Radio 2UE Sydney, Radio SEN Melbourne, Radio ABC, and Gadigal Koori Radio. He emceed the Australian Boxing Hall of Fame from 2006 to 2010 and was the host of the Kostya Tszyu Live Stage Show, which performed around Australia. Upham is also a former columnist for The Fist magazine and content editor for SecondsOut, a member of the Boxing Writers Association of America and The Ring’s World Ratings Panel, and the author of three books: Australian Boxing Almanac (2005), Something Worth Fighting For (2007), and Undisputed: A Golden Era in Australian Boxing (2010). 

Paul Zanon is the boxing correspondent for The Daily Sport in the United Kingdom and a ghost writer with three projects about well-known boxing figures in the works. Presently working on Jimmy Tibbs’s autobiography, he has been commissioned to write Paul Ingle’s book in 2014 and a world champion’s autobiography by early 2015. Zanon lives in Kingston upon Thames, England.

Steve Zemach is a boxing writer and sports radio producer based in Miami, Florida. He contributes to The Queensberry Rules and has covered boxing since 2006. Zemach is the senior producer for the Sid Rosenberg show, a major radio show known for placing a strong emphasis on boxing.