Scores a Knockout for Its Insightful Boxing Coverage

The Boxing-Focused Website Is Attracting Fight Fans World Wide, Drawing
An Average of 425,000 Unique Visitor Per Month

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–, the popular, fully responsive mobile-friendly website
focused on younger, casual fight fans of boxing, today announced it has
had over 3 million unique visitors (5.5 million sessions) with an
average of between 350,000-500,000 unique visitors per month. Beginning
from a small idea that soft launched in September 2014, the
boxing-focused online destination has become the go-to source for major
boxing news and content.

“When I started getting credentialed to cover fights around December
2013 for the first website I operated, a basic young men’s website, I
noticed that there was a gap in the marketplace with fresh boxing
content geared towards younger, more casual fans,” said Bobby Samuels,
founder of “Many boxing sites, while excellent news
sources, failed to reach younger fans that utilize mobile technology for
Internet consumption. I felt that if I could rebrand the website to be
fully focused on boxing content that is visually stimulating and
mobile-friendly layout, I could effectively reach the new generation of
fight fans.”

Since in January 2015,’s presence has continued to
expand, building a large and vibrant social media presence. Currently,
the website is pushing over 100K Facebook likes and has over 24K Twitter
followers. OpeningRound has an active presence on Instagram, especially
before and after big fights. The site has also developed a strong
following in The Philippines, ranking as one of the top 10,000 sites in
the country according to Alexa metrics., is owned and overseen by CEO and Founder Bobby
Samuels, and also employs several freelance writers, as well as a video
team, covering fights on location at venues including the Barclays
Center, Madison Square Garden, MGM Grand, and Alamo Dome.

For more information: visit

Bobby Samuels, 917-387-4608