Tag: Richie Rivera

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 […]