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TOP PROMOTER LOU DIBELLA “DIBELLA ENTERTAINMENT” CONFIRMED FOR INAUGURAL BOX FAN EXPO TO TAKE PLACE THIS SEPTEMBER IN LAS VEGAS

Lou DiBella

Las Vegas (APRIL 22nd, 2014 – Top promoter Lou Dibella “Dibella Entertainment” has confirmed that he will appear and have a Booth at the Las Vegas Convention Center for the inaugural Box Fan Expo that will take place this September. DiBella Entertainment (DBE) was born from the unique insights that owner Lou DiBella honed as a television executive and matchmaker. ... Read More »

Doherty, Matsuda collide in bantamweight war

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (April 22nd, 2014) — As far as big fights go, this is a “must-win” for Tateki Matsuda. Matt Doherty isn’t quite as desperate, but he will be once the bell rings Friday. “It’s do or die for him,” Doherty said, “but that’s the mentality I’m going with, too. “I know he’s hungry. I’ll be hungrier.” Two fighters laying ... Read More »

MARCOS MAIDANA AND ROBERT GARCIA MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL

Marcos Maidana

K. Swanson Thank you everybody for calling. We are talking about “The Moment” and this, to me, is one of the big moments we’ve been waiting for. We have one of the participants of our main event. That, of course, is Marcos Maidana, the WBA Welterweight World Champion. Also on the call we have Robert Garcia, who is a former ... Read More »

Adams and Monroe Jr. win and earn spots in Boxcino Middleweight final

Verona, NY (APRIL 21, 2014)–Brandon Adams and Willie Monroe Jr. each took home decision victories and punched their tickets to the finals of Boxcino 2014. The finals will take place at the same venue as the semifinals, that being the Turning Stone Resort and Casino and is promoted by Banner Promotions and the semifinals were broadcast on ESPN 2. The ... Read More »

Stuart Hall to defend Bantamweight title against Paul Butler

Stuart Hall will defend his IBF Bantamweight title against Paul Butler on on June 7 in New Castle, England, according to Dan Rafael of espn.com. “Butler is a very good fighter and his performances have got himself into this position, but he’s also talked himself into this fight by making derogatory comments and I’m really looking forward to making him ... Read More »

World Series of Fighting signs Jake Shields to exclusive, multi-fight deal

LAS VEGAS (April 21, 2014) – World Series of Fighting continues to build an extremely stacked welterweight division with the addition of former Strikeforce champion and UFC title contender Jake Shields. With the addition of Shields, the World Series of Fighting welterweight division is now one of the best on the planet with such top talent as current champion Rousimar ... Read More »

HBO LATINO BOXING DOUBLEHEADER ANNOUNCED FOR MAY 31

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NEW YORK, N Y (April 21, 2014) – On Saturday, May 31, boxing returns to The New Tropicana resort in Las Vegas with an exciting doubleheader featuring Javier “El Abejon” Fortuna taking on Juan Antonio Rodriguez and Luis Rosa against Luis “Orlandito” Del Valle. Tickets start at just $37 for the event, which will take place in the Tropicana Pavilion. ... Read More »

Bernard Hopkins’ alien charm

Bernard Hopkins

By Bart Barry– What if Michael Jordan came back tomorrow, at age 51, and won an NBA championship with, say, the Washington Wizards for whom he last played in 2003? It would be a massive event, an orgy of media celebration as one of the world’s most famous athletes, nay, men, returned to a field of glory and dominated at ... Read More »

Follow Hopkins – Shumenov LIVE

Bernard Hopkins

Follow all the action live as Bernard Hopkins and Beibut Shumenov meet in a Light Heavyweight unification bout. the action start at 9:30 pm with 2 more world titles, Shawn Porter defends the IBF Welterweight championship against former two-division champion Paulie Malignaggi. WBO Middleweight champion Peter Quillin defends against Lukas Konecny 12 Rounds–IBF/WBA Light Heavyweight title–Bernard Hopkins (54-6-2, 34 KO’s) ... Read More »

Hopkins-Shumenov weights

BLUE CORNER RED CORNER MAIN EVENT – IBF, WBA, & IBA LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT TITLES – 12 ROUNDS Bernard HOPKINS vs. Beibut SHUMENOV Philadelphia, PA Shymkent, KAZ 54-6-2 (32 KOs) 14-1 (9 KOs) Weight: 172.4 lbs. Weight: 174.4 lbs. CO-MAIN EVENT – IBF WELTERWEIGHT TITLE – 12 ROUNDS Shawn PORTER vs. Paulie MALIGNAGGI Akron, OH Brooklyn, NY 23-0-1 (14 KOs) 33-5 ... Read More »

Quigg destroys Munyai in 2 to retain Super Bantamweight title

Scott Quigg retained the WBA Super Bantamweight title with a 2nd round stoppage over late replacement Tshifiwa Munyai. Quigg dropped Munya in round round with a perfect left hook to the jab. Munyai was on shaky legs but there was only a few seconds left in the round. It didn’t matter as halfway through round two, Quigg landed a booming ... Read More »

GARY SHAW FIGHTERS MARCH UP WBC RANKINGS

Bryant Jennings

NEW JERSEY (April 19, 2014) – Gary Shaw Productions is happy to announce the ranking updates of six GSP fighters, who have worked their way up the WBC ratings. Fighting in a heavyweight elimination bout, is # 4 ranked contender Bryant Jennings (18-0, 11 KOs). Former two-time Australian Middleweight world champion, Daniel Geale (30-2, 16 KOs), is ranked # 2. ... Read More »

AWE to Air WBA World Championship LIVE this Saturday

San Diego, CA – April 18, 2014 – Don’t miss an explosive afternoon of world-championship boxing this weekend as undefeated WBA world champion Scott Quigg (27-0-2) battles proven challenger Tshifhiwa Munyai (24-2-1) for the WBA Super Bantamweight World Championship, live and exclusively on AWE – A Wealth of Entertainment.. This exciting afternoon of live boxing takes place this Saturday, April ... Read More »

‘PROFESSOR’ HOPKINS FIGHTING FOR LEGACY AS HE LOOKS TO TAME ‘STUDENT’ SHUMENOV IN WORLD TITLE UNIFICATION CLASH LIVE THIS SATURDAY ON BOXNATION

Bernard Hopkins

LONDON (April 18) – Veteran Bernard Hopkins has warned his Kazakhstani opponent ‘to get ready for school’ as he does battle this weekend looking to enhance his unique legacy. The 49-year-old IBF light heavyweight world champion goes up against WBA Super champion Beibut Shumenov in a world title unification taking place at the DC Armory in Washington DC, this Saturday ... Read More »

EARLY RESULTS FROM VERONA, NY

Nat Heaven remained undefeated by scoring an explosive 1st round stoppage over Donovan Dennis in a scheduled 8-round Heavyweight bout. Both guys landed heavy shots until Heaven landed a crushing right to the jaw that sent Dennis down. Dennis got to his feet but was wobbly and the fight was stopped at 3:00 of round one. “I give all hail ... Read More »

Weights from Verona, NY

Boxcino Middleweight semi weigh in

Brandon Adams 161 – Raymond Gatica 158 Vitalii Kopylenko 160 – Willie Monroe Jr. 160 (BOXCINO MIDDLEWEIGHT SEMIFINAL BOUTS) Donovan Dennis 226 – Nat Heaven 233 Cornelius Whitlock 145 – Greg Jackson 144 Cecil McCalla 149 – Antonio Chaves Fernandez 150 Simeon Hardy 155 – Rahman Yusubov 155 Marcus Hall 153 – Raphael Luna 152.5 Promoter: Banner Promotions Venue: Turning ... Read More »

SAN ANTONIO’S ANNUAL FIESTA CELEBRATION BRINGS A STACKED TEXAN UNDERCARD TONIGHT TO THE ILLUSIONS THEATER AT THE ALAMODOME

SAN ANTONIO, TX (April 18) – A stacked 10-fight card is set to kick off the city’s annual Fiesta Celebration at the Illusions Theater at Alamodome in San Antonio tonight! The future of boxing will be on display for the always enthusiastic fight fans of San Antonio. Featured in key undercard bouts will be Texas’ finest when Joseph Rodriguez Jr., ... Read More »

Unafraid and unfiltered, Diekmann returns April 25

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (April 17th, 2014) — There’s no real science to Josh Diekmann’s game plan. “I go out there and try to hit the other guy hard and not let him hit me that hard,” Diekmann said. “It’s a lot simpler than people make it out to be.” And what if the other guy does hit as hard? “Who gives ... Read More »

THE FIGHT GAME WITH JIM LAMPLEY KICKS OFF SEASON THREE WITH AN ALL-NEW EDITION DEBUTING SATURDAY, APRIL 19

THE FIGHT GAME WITH JIM LAMPLEY returns for its latest edition SATURDAY, APRIL 19 (12:05-12:35 a.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. Hosted by the four-time Sports Emmy® winner, who has been the host of HBO Boxing since joining the network in 1988, the show is a provocative, engaging and informative experience that delves into intriguing storylines, newsmakers and issues that are ... Read More »

AMERICAN FORCES NETWORK TO CARRY MILITARY VETERAN SAMMY VASQUEZ JR. & ENTIRE THREE-FIGHT SHOBOX TELECAST THIS FRIDAY, APRIL 18 ON SHOWTIME

NEW YORK (April 17, 2014) – Nearly 1 million uniformed military personnel serving abroad will be able to watch and support U.S. Armed Forces veteran Sammy Vasquez, Jr., as part of a special agreement between SHOWTIME® and the American Forces Network. Vasquez, who served two tours of duty in Iraq, is featured in the opening bout of Friday’s ShoBox: The ... Read More »

JEAN PASCAL WITH GYM AND INTERBOX NEXT FIGHT IN SEPTEMBER

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MONTREAL (April 16, 2014) — This afternoon at La Cage aux Sports Boucherville, Groupe Yvon Michel (GYM) and InterBox announced that they had reached an agreement with Jean Pascal Promotions to ensure the services of the NABF Champion and WBC Diamond Belt light heavyweight champion Jean Pascal (29-2-1, 17 KOs), who recently defeated Lucian Bute. The multi-fight agreement was signed ... Read More »

PELTZ, GULFSTREAM ANNOUNCE SIGNING OF THOMAS LaMANNA TO PROMOTIONAL CONTRACT

Philadelphia, PA—Peltz Boxing Promotions, of Philadelphia, and Gulfstream Co., LLC., of Jersey City, NJ, today announced the formal signing of junior middleweight Thomas “Cornflake” LaManna to an exclusive promotional agreement. “Young prospects like Thomas LaManna are the reason I’m still in this business, said J Russell Peltz, president of Peltz Boxing. “LaManna is coming off the biggest win of his ... Read More »

FIVE MUST-SEE FEATURES ON UFC’S FAN APP, POWERED BY METROPCS

owered by MetroPCS®. Available for free worldwide, UFC’s Fan App is designed to enhance the way fans around the world watch fights and interact with the UFC. As the ultimate all-in-one fight night companion, the app helps fans to enhance the fight night experience no matter if they are watching at the arena, at home, at a bar or somewhere ... Read More »

UNDEFEATED HEAVYWEIGHTS BRYANT JENNINGS & MIKE PEREZ COLLIDE IN A WBC HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE ELIMINATOR AND DANIEL GEALE BATTLES MATTHEW MACKLIN SATURDAY, MAY 24, 2014 AMERICAN BANK CENTER in CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS LIVE ON HBO®

Bryant Jennings

Corpus Christ, Texas (April 17, 2014) Undefeated and top rated heavyweights BRYANT “By By” JENNINGS of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and MIKE “The Rebel” PEREZ, fighting out of Cork, Ireland will clash in a World Boxing Council (‘WBC’) Heavyweight Title Eliminator on SATURDAY, MAY 24, at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas and televised LIVE on HBO Boxing After Dark® ... Read More »

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