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FIGHT WEIGHTS FROM MONTE CARLO

Monaco, October 24 – A slanging match between American Randy Caballero and England’s Stuart Hall was the highlight of an otherwise incident-free weigh-in at the Monte Carlo Casino ahead of Saturday’s “Title Tornado” tournament. With HRH Prince Albert of Monaco in attendance, the pair had to be kept apart moments after weighing in, Caballero’s camp making much of the former ... Read More »

Darleys Perez Weighs in at 132 lbs., Defends Interim WBA World Title Friday

ORANGE, Calif. (Oct. 23, 2014) – Interim WBA Lightweight World Champion Darleys Perez (30-1, 19 KOs) defends his title against fellow Colombian Jaider Parra (23-1-1, 12 KOs) this Friday, Oct. 24, in the 12-round main event from the Coliseo Universidad Del Norte in Barranquilla, Colombia. Perez, who is currently the WBA No. 1 ranked challenger to current world champion Richar ... Read More »

MATT KOROBOV vs. ANDY LEE WORLD MIDDLWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHT ADDED TO BRADLEY-CHAVES/HERRERA-BENAVIDEZ EVENT

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LAS VEGAS, NV. (October 23, 2014) – The exciting world championship boxing event, featuring the Timothy “Desert Storm” Bradley vs. Diego “La Joya” Chaves 12-round welterweight rumble and the MAURICIO “El Maestro” HERRERA vs. JOSE BENAVIDEZ, JR. World Boxing Association (WBA) Interim Super Lightweight World Championship, taking place Saturday, December 13, inside The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas ... Read More »

Giovani Santillan Weighs in at 138.4, Defends Title Tomorrow on “New Blood”

ORANGE, Calif. (Oct. 23, 2014) – Undefeated junior welterweight Giovani Santillan (14-0, 8 KOs), aims to continue his win streak when he meets the hard striking Luis Solis (14-4-4, 12 KOs) in the 8-round main event of Thompson Boxing Promotions “New Blood” event, this Friday, Oct. 24, from the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, Calif. The 22-year-old Santillan is making the ... Read More »

Weights from Somerset, NJ

Antoine Douglas 162 – Jose Medina 163 Jorge Diaz 127 – Jose Haro 125 John Magda 167 – Edgar Perez 174 Bienvenido Diaz 131 – William Harris 131 Leon Johnson 200 – Ray Santiago 228 Glenn Dezurn 125 – Raymond Chacon 124 Caleb Hernandez 146 – Anton Williamson 147 Anthony Cintron 126 – Rennard Oliver 125 Promoter : GH3 Promotions ... Read More »

Gavronski to Meet Ibarra in 10 Round Main Event at Battle at the Boat 98 on November 15th

Tacoma, WA (October 23, 2014) On Saturday, November 15th, Brian Halquist Productions presents: Battle at the Boat 98; live from the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, Washington with the first of six bouts scheduled to start at 7:00PM. The main event of the evening will see talented Tacoma native, Mike Gavronski (14-1-1, 10 KOs) face off against Gerardo Ibarra (14-1-0, ... Read More »

Refocused Camacho Jr. begins second comeback

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Oct. 23rd, 2014) — Two years ago, with pressure to raise a family and provide his children with a stable home, Angel Camacho Jr. decided to step away from boxing, still undefeated after 12 professional fights. “I could accept the fact I was no longer fighting,” said the father of three from Providence, R.I., “but it was difficult ... Read More »

BERNARD HOPKINS CONTINUES CHAMPIONSHIP REIGN WHILE CONTEMPORARIES WATCH FROM RETIREMENT

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PHILADELPHIA (October 23, 2014) – There is one thing that virtually every professional athlete born in 1965 has in common – retirement from professional sports. The only exception is current IBF and WBA Light Heavyweight World Champion Bernard “The Alien” Hopkins. On November 8, just two months shy of his 50th birthday, Hopkins will defend his titles against WBO Light ... Read More »

Undefeated Featherweight prospect Glenn Dezurn ready to shine this Friday night in Somerset, NJ

Somerset, NJ (October 23, 2014)–Tomorrow night at the Ukrainian Cultural Center, undefeated Featherweight prospect Glenn Dezurn will take on Raymond Chacon in a bout scheduled for four rounds. In the 8-round main event, undefeated Middleweight prospect Antoine Douglas (14-0-1, 9 KO’s) takes on Jose Medina (18-15-1, 7 KO’s). The show is promoted by GH3 Promotions. Dezurn of Baltimore, Maryland had ... Read More »

Cohen Confident WBA and NSAC Will Treat Kayode Fairly in Wake of Luis Ortiz’s Positive Steroid Test

According to promoter Greg Cohen of Greg Cohen Promotions, the WBA and the Nevada State Athletic Commission have a clear duty to his fighter, Lateef Kayode, should interim WBA World Heavyweight Champion Luis Ortiz’s positive post-fight drug test for the steroid nandrolone be confirmed by the NSAC in an upcoming hearing. The NSAC and WBA, say Cohen, have a duty ... Read More »

“Renegade” Robles Back in San Diego This Friday Night!

(San Diego) – San Diego fight fans will be in for treat this Friday night, October 24th, at the new home for professional boxing, the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Mission Valley in San Diego, when Bobby D. Presents “San Diego Fights: Back in Business”, a night of five professional fights. In the main event, the interim WBC Latino junior welterweight ... Read More »

Groves added to huge November 22 card in Liverpool

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George Groves (20-2, 15 KOs) is back in action on November 22 at the Echo Arena in Liverpool. The ‘Saint’ will defend his WBC Silver title against American Denis Douglin (17-3, 10 KOs) on a bumper bill topped by the domestic grudge match between Nathan Cleverly and Tony Bellew, live on Sky Sports Box Office. Groves returns following a unanimous ... Read More »

ESPN3, ESPN Deportes to Present Exclusive Live U.S. Coverage of Murray vs. Spada Middleweight Fight Live on Saturday

ESPN3 and ESPN Deportes will present exclusive live coverage in the U.S. of the 12-round Middleweight fight between England’s Martin Murray (28-1-1, 12 KOs) and Domenico Spada (39-5, 19 KOs) of Italy, which will headline a special boxing presentation on Saturday, October 25. The show, from the Salle des Etoiles in Monte Carlo, will start at 1 p.m. ET on ... Read More »

Under The Lights: Pacquiao-Algieri Premieres Saturday, Nov. 15 on HBO

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Oct. 23, 2014 – HBO Sports, widely acclaimed for its innovative and provocative boxing programming initiatives, introduces an all-new special when UNDER THE LIGHTS: PACQUIAO-ALGIERI debuts Saturday, Nov. 15 at 11:45 p.m. (ET/PT) on HBO. The special will dig deep and put the upcoming HBO Pay-Per-View® showdown on Nov. 22 between world welterweight champ Manny Pacquiao and fast-rising challenger Chris ... Read More »

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING RETURNS TO TERRESTRIAL TELEVISION

LONDON (23 OCT) World championship boxing returns to terrestrial television this coming Saturday night (October 25) when Darlington’s Stuart Hall fights American Randy Caballero for the IBF world bantamweight title live on Channel 5. The show from Monte Carlo – which also features middleweight bouts Martin Murray vs. Domenico Spada and Nick Blackwell vs. Sergey Khomitsky – will commence on ... Read More »

GCP Signs ‘Slick’ Nick Kisner

Greg Cohen of Greg Cohen Promotions is proud to announce the signing of Baltimore-based cruiserweight “Slick” Nick Kisner (13-1-1, 5 KOs) to an exclusive promotional agreement. 23-year-old Kisner began boxing at six years old and was a heavily decorated amateur boxer. He was a three-time National Silver Gloves Champion, a two-time Junior National Golden Gloves Champion, a Junior Olympic Gold ... Read More »

Jean Pascal to face Donovan George on December 6 in Montreal

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, former Light Heavyweight champion Jean Pascal will take on Donovan George on December 6 at Bell Centre in Montreal as part of the Lucian Bute – Roberto Boloni undercard. The signing “will place Pascal in a better position with regards to high-profile fight opportunities in the future,” said Interbox President Jean Bedard. “Two big ... Read More »

Fans Attending Nov. 8 Mansour-Kassi Fight At Sands Bethlehem Can Watch Hopkins-Kovalev On TV Screens in Vision Bar at Events Center Entrance

Bethlehem, PA: Fans attending the Nov. 8 heavyweight battle between Amir Mansour, of Wilmington, DE, and Fred Kassi, of New Orleans, LA, will be able to watch the HBO telecast of the Bernard Hopkins-Sergey Kovalev fight on numerous TV screens in the Vision Bar at the entrance to the Events Center. Anyone with a ticket to the Mansour-Kassi contest will ... Read More »

Dusty Hernandez-Harrison to face Michael Clark on November 1 at Historic DAR Constitution Hall

Washington, D.C. (October 22, 2014) – All In Entertainment presents live Professional Boxing on Saturday, November 1, 2014 from the historic DAR Constitution Hall, featuring the very best talent from the Washington, D.C. region. The Main Event features the long awaited return home of Washington, D.C.’s own undefeated WBC Youth Welterweight Champion, Dusty Hernandez-Harrison (23-0, 12 KOs), as he takes ... Read More »

ANDRZEJ FONFARA MEDIA WORKOUT QUOTES

MONTEBELLO, Calif. (Oct. 22, 2014) – Crowd-pleasing Windy City fan favorite Andrzej “Chicago’s Polish Prince” Fonfara (25-3, 1 NC, 15 KOs), who’s been training in Big Bear, Calif., participated in an open media workout Tuesday in preparation for his “Homecoming” fight against Congo’s Doudou Ngumbu (33-5, 12 KOs) in the main event of a SHOWTIME BOXING: Special Edition on Saturday, ... Read More »

Luis Ortiz tests positive for steroids

Luis Ortiz

WBA Interim Heavyweight champion Luis Ortiz tested positive for a banned substance following his September 11th 1st round stoppage over Lateef Kayode in Las Vegas, according to Dan Rafael of espn.com. “The level of [nandrolone] was above the normal level,” NSAC executive director Bob Bennett told ESPN.com on Wednesday. “He could be fined, and typically, in my five months on ... Read More »

Star of David Promotions thrilling fans in New York City

In the last few years the New York City boxing scene has gone through a renaissance of sorts. With the opening of Barclay Center and the return of world championship boxing to Brooklyn, New York has once again become a buzzing boxing town. From world championship fights to club shows there is a lot of boxing in the big city ... Read More »

Giovani Santillan Wraps Training Camp, Ready to Defend Title Friday on “New Blood”

ORANGE, Calif. (Oct. 22, 2014) – Undefeated junior welterweight Giovani Santillan (14-0, 8 KOs), aims to continue his win streak when he meets the hard striking Luis Solis (14-4-4, 12 KOs) in the 8-round main event of Thompson Boxing Promotions “New Blood” event, this Friday, Oct. 24, from the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, Calif. The 22-year-old Santillan is making the ... Read More »

Quigg to defend against Otake on Cleverly – Bellew II card

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According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, WBA Super Bantamweight champion Scott Quigg will defend his title against Hidenori Otake on November 22 in Liverpool, UK as part of the Nathan Cleverly – Tony Bellew rematch card. “I can’t wait to defend my world title in Liverpool on Nov. 22 on a huge night for British boxing,” Quigg said. “Otake represents ... Read More »

Paul Smith denied Abraham rematch

According to Dan Rafael of espn.com, Paul Smith will not be mandated an immediate rematch clause against WBO Super Middleweight champion Arthur Abraham. The WBO has denied Smith’s petition for an immediate rematch following a review of the video of their controversial fight Sept. 27 at Sparkassen-Arena in Kiel, Germany. Smith and Abraham put on a highly competitive fight, with ... Read More »

CAIN VELASQUEZ INJURED, REPLACED BY MARK HUNT FOR INTERIM UFC HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE VERSUS FABRICIO WERDUM AT UFC 180®

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Mexico City, Mexico – The UFC® announced today that UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez suffered a right knee injury during training and was forced to withdraw from his championship fight against No.1 contender Fabricio Werdum in Mexico City on November 15. As a result, No.4 heavyweight Mark Hunt (10-8-1 in professional MMA, fighting out of Auckland, New Zealand), who is ... Read More »

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