Tag: Richie Rivera


RICHIE “POPEYE THE SAILOR MAN” RIVERA  White Plains, New York (July 26, 2023) – Star Boxing head, JOE DEGUARDIA is pleased to announce the re-signing of top world rated light heavyweight, RICHIE “POPEYE THE SAILOR MAN” RIVERA (25-1 19KO’S)to a new promotional agreement. Popeye was born and raised in Hartford, Connecticut, and boasts an impressive […]

Reyes To Fight Travis Crawford In A 4 Round Super Featherweight Bout On October 1st

Huntington, New York (September 27, 2022) – What makes a great fighter nickname? Some fighters like Star Boxing’s Richie “Popeye the Sailor Man” Rivera are given a nickname from their childhood that just sticks. Others are bestowed a nickname that fits the fighters out of the ring persona, like Star Boxing’s former WBO World Champion, “The Common Man” Joe […]

Star Boxing Sits Down With Undefeated Cruiserweight Richie “Popeye The Sailor Man” Rivera Ahead Of His Potential Career Defining Bout Against Two-Time World Champion Badou Jack

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia (August 10, 2022) — Sometimes a name just sticks. While attending Synergy Alternative High School in East Hartford, Connecticut, a young Richie Rivera was joking around with friends when they called him “Popeye” for the first time. Created in 1929, a corncob pipe and sailor hat remain the trademark of the beloved […]