Melson Named New York Sportscene Children Foundation’s Humanitarian Honoree

WBC USNBC junior middleweight champion, West Point graduate and Army Reserve Officer Captain Boyd “Rainmaker” Melson has been selected as New York Sprotscene Children Foundation’s (NYSCF) Humanitarian Honoree. - July 30, 2016

The Real People's Champ: Melson Making a Major Difference Outside of the Ring

WBC USNBC junior middleweight champion Boyd “Rainmaker” Melson is remaining busy outside of the squared circle raising funds, speaking to various groups and helping multiple causes. Last month, Melson spearheaded a fundraiser at SPiN NYC that netted $5,000. To help fundraising efforts,... - April 18, 2016

Melson representing Team Fight to Walk vs Chris Galaeno March 11 at SPiN Charity Event

WBC USNBC 154 pound titlist Boyd “Rainmaker” Melson will take off the gloves and pick up a ping pong paddle when he meets New York State welterweight champion Chris Galaeno at SPiN New York Friday, March 11. - March 11, 2016

Melson to Speak to Veterans Leadership Council in February at Johnson & Johnson Town Hall Meeting

WBC USNBC 154 pound champion Boyd “Rainmaker” Melson will serve as a special guest speaker for Johnson & Johnson during their Veterans Leadership Council Town Hall Meeting Thursday, February 18th in Raritan, New Jersey. A 2003 West Point graduate, Melson was personally invited to... - January 24, 2016

Melson to be Recognized at Johns Hopkins University

2003 West Point graduate, philanthropist and WBC USNBC junior middleweight titlist Boyd “Rainmaker” Melson will be recognized as a military star prior to the Johns Hopkins men's basketball game Saturday, January 16 at the Goldfarb Gymnasium in Baltimore, MD. An active Army Reserve... - January 13, 2016

Melson Nominated for Most Inspirational of 2015

Junior middleweight boxer and philanthropist Boyd “Rainmaker” Melson has been nominated for Most Inspirational by Ring Magazine. - December 31, 2015

Team Fight to Walk to Host "Fighting for the Cure" Gala October 15

WBC-USNBC junior middleweight champion Boyd Melson and Christan Zaccagnino, Founders of Team Fight to Walk, will host the organization’s third annual “Fighting for the Cure” benefit gala Thursday, October 15 at 6:15 pm at the Beckwith Pointe in New Rochelle, NY. Tickets and... - September 26, 2015

Melson to Play in Heroes & Legends Charity Softball Game

WBC USNBC junior middleweight champion Boyd “Rainmaker” Melson will participate in the Heroes & Legends Charity Softball Game Saturday, August 29 at FirstEnergy Park in Lakewood, NJ. - August 25, 2015

Melson Receives Humanitarian Award from WBC; Set to Assist Amateur Program

WBC-USNBC junior middleweight champion Captain Boyd “Rainmaker” Melson received the Humanitarian Award from the WBC during their NABF convention last weekend in San Francisco, CA. - July 08, 2015

Team Fight to Walk’s Briefing with Congress a Major Knockout

When Dr. Patricia Morton, Dr. Wise Young and Captain Boyd “Rainmaker” Melson presented their case to Congress at a briefing in Washington, DC they had one goal in mind. The goal, which has been the focal point of Melson’s life since meeting Christan Zaccagnino 13 years ago, is to... - June 30, 2015

Melson to Speak at Congressional Briefing in Washington

Since meeting Christian Zaccagnino in 2002, Captain Boyd “Rainmaker” Melson’s goal has been to see her walk again. In order to spearhead his efforts, Melson’s raised a significant amount of money by donating 100% of his fight purses to Team Fight to Walk while also helping run two successful charity galas. - June 19, 2015

Melson to Speak at Rutgers Student Society for Stem Cell Research

Boyd “Rainmaker” Melson will serve as a special guest speaker Tuesday, April 28 as part of a special fundraiser for the Rutgers Student Society for Stem Cell Research. The event is named “Knocking out Spinal Cord Injury One Punch at a Time” and benefits Rutgers’ W.M. - April 28, 2015

Melson to Return Against Ruiz May 8

Boyd “Rainmaker” Melson returns to the ring following a fifteen month layoff when he battles fellow popular New Yorker Mike “El Cangri” Ruiz in the ten round main event of a DiBella Entertainment and New Legend Boxing card Friday, May 8 at the Hilton Westchester in Rye... - April 09, 2015

Team Fight to Walk begins Pushups for Paralysis

Captain Boyd “Rainmaker” Melson and Team Fight to Walk have started the Pushups for Paralysis challenge. Melson created the challenge to assist fundraising efforts for America’s first clinical trial to help cure Chronic Spinal Cord Injuries. Yesterday, Melson, who donates 100% of... - January 29, 2015

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