Born on April 26, 1949 in Oak Bluffs, MA.
After graduating from Brandeis in 1974 with a degree in English, Borges began covering the sport of boxing and for nearly half a century has covered over 1,000 championship bouts around the world. His byline has appeared in the Oakland Tribune, Sacramento Union, Boston Globe and Boston Herald among others and his work has been anthologized in the “Best Sports Stories” a dozen times. Among the numerous accolades he’s earned include Massachusetts “Sportswriter of the Year” four times, the 1993 BWAA Nat Fleischer Award for Excellence in Boxing Journalism and more first place awards and total writing awards in the BWAA’s annual writing competition than any other writer. Borges also won the AP Sports Editor 1984 “Best Feature and 1989 “Best Commentary” competitions.
In recent years he has regularly contributed to HBO, The Ring, Boxing Monthly and The Sweet Science. Borges has also served as commentator and analyst on numerous radio and television outlets, including Westwood One’s Olympic boxing radio broadcasts.
Born: April 26, 1949