Archive for the ‘Dmitriy Salita’ Category

The Second Coming Of The Star Of David

Tuesday, February 26th, 2008

Boy does time fly. The last time boxing fans saw Dmitriy Salita (27-0, 15 KO) compete in the ring was almost one full year ago. March 22, 2007, to be exact. So, where has he been hiding? Well, we covered that drama when we chatted with him last month but now ...

Dmitriy Salita Moves On To Bigger And Better

Thursday, January 10th, 2008

Prior to World War II, Jewish boxers were the norm. Believe it or not, some of the sport's brightest stars were Jews. Fighters like Abe Attell, Reuven Goldstein and Maxie Rosenbloom were as good as any and while they did share the same religion, back then, they were known as ...

The Best Ring Entrance Ever

Thursday, December 6th, 2007

While we're on the subject of celebrities walking to the ring with boxers I thought I would mention my all-time favorite moment: Matisyahu rapping as he accompanies Dmitriy Salita to the ring on 08/25/05 before challenging Shawn Gallegos for the NABA Light Welterweight title. It gives me chills every time.