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DANIEL JACOBS RUMORS

Column: Cancer turned out to be the biggest fight for Jacobs

His doctor first diagnosed it as a pinched nerve. Daniel Jacobs thought the pain running down his leg might be sciatica. ''We were both wrong,'' Jacobs said. It was on a USO tour of the Middle East when the boxer first felt numbness in his leg. He ignored it at first, thinking it would go away. But by the time he headed home, Jacobs was using a cane to walk. Three weeks later, he...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

The Week’s Boxing Schedule, Featuring Danny Garcia, Daniel Jacobs And Rau’shee Warren

You know, some people say the title belts are silly. But the TQBR “Worst Dressed Man In Boxing” Title is no joke, and it’s on the line this weekend, with Danny Garcia taking on former titleholder Paulie Malignaggi in Brooklyn. Apart from that exciting match-up [read: not that exciting] there’s plenty of other stuff on, including the debut of”Premier Boxing Champions...
Via Bloguin Best
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Daniel Jacobs visits two children’s hospitals with Get in the Ring Foundation

Cancer survivor and Middleweight titlist Daniel “The Miracle Man” Jacobs (29-1, 26 KOs) continued to spread his motivational story of perseverance this week by making visits to Gilda’s Club in Warminster, PA on Tuesday and Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital in New York on Wednesday as part of his Get In The Ring Foundation community outreach. Jacobs took time out of training...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Veteran amputee, Daniel Jacobs, tried out for Tigers (PHOTOS)

Instagram Navy Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Daniel “Doc” Jacobs tried out for the Tigers Monday.  Wounded in Ramadi, Iraq, in 2006, Jacobs ran through drills at first base, where he fielded throws from shortstop, ground balls out of the box and threw from first to third base.  The left-handed hitter then pulled a few hard grounders and a line drive into right field while...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Ring 8 Awards on Dec 14 to honor Chris Algieri, Danny Jacobs & more

The 28th annual RING 8 Holiday Event and Awards Ceremony will be held Sunday afternoon (12:30-5:00 p.m. ET), December 14 at Russo's On The Bay in Howard Beach, New York. International ring announcer Dave Diamante will serve as master of ceremonies. Ring 8 has announced its 2014 award winners (see complete list below), including undefeated World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior welterweight...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Danny Garcia, Lamont Peterson, Daniel Jacobs weigh-in results & photos

Tomorrow night in Brooklyn, Showtime's tripleheader will take place at Barclays. The weigh-ins were held this afternoon for the card which features Danny Garcia taking on Rod Salka, Lamont Peterson against Edgar Santana, and Daniel Jacobs vs. Jarrod Fletcher. There's also numerous prospects on the card, some of which will be televised in the special Showtime Extreme telecast. Check...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

With Malignaggi fighting, Daniel Jacobs steps in as commentator for Showtime

Middleweight contender Daniel Jacobs is trading in his gloves for a microphone, at least for one night. The inspirational cancer survivor will serve as guest analyst for this Saturday's Showtime telecast live from the DC Armory in Washington, D.C. Jacobs will step in for critically acclaimed analyst Paulie Malignaggi, who will challenge IBF Welterweight World Champion Shawn Porter...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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