Late Breaking

Monthly Archives: February 2012

Promising Prospect: Manuel Avila

Emerging super bantamweight Manuel Avila enters a rematch with David Reyes on Saturday night aiming to show his superiority and in a way prove a unanimous verdict should have been rendered instead of the split decision that was announced after their initial October meeting. The bout takes place at the Woodland Community & Senior Center in Woodland, California – a ... Read More »

2012 INDEPENDENT NORTHEAST CHAMPIONSHIPS COMES TO ELITE HEAT GYM IN NEWARK, NEW JERSEY ON JUNE 1ST-JUNE 3RD

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY (February 29, 2012)—Beginning on Friday June 1st a very important and distinguished amateur boxing tournament in Newark as the Elite Heat Gym will play host to the 2012 Junior Independent Gloves Northeast Championships. Fighters from all over will be on display as the Tournament has already received commitments from fighters from Connecticut, Washington D.C., Delaware, Massachusetts, Maryland, ... Read More »

Yusaf Mack to defend USBA Light Heavy Crown against Sheika

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Sources confirmed to 15rounds.com that a battle of former world title challengers will take place as Yusaf Mack will defend the USBA Light heavyweight crown against Omar Sheika on April 27th at Resorts Casino in Atlantic City. The bout, will be the kick off to a huge Light Heavyweight weekend in Atlantic City as the next night Bernard Hopkins defends ... Read More »

VIDEO: RICHARD SCHAEFER

Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer talks about all things Golden Boy including the May 5th showdown between Floyd Mayweather and Miguel Cotto Read More »

GARRETT WILSON, ANDRES TAYLOR BOX FOR NABF CRUISERWEIGHT BELT APRIL 14 AT BALLY’S ATLANTIC CITY

Atlantic City, NJ—Garrett Wilson, of Philadelphia, PA, and Andres Taylor, of Johnstown, PA, meet for the second time in less than 19 months as they battle for the vacant North American Boxing Federation (NABF) cruiserweight title on Saturday evening, April 14, at Bally’s Atlantic City. The Wilson-Taylor championship contest tops a seven-bout card which begins at 7.30 pm. in the ... Read More »

Syabas Adds GoFightLive to their app lineup

Fremont, CA. February 27, 2012 – Syabas Technology Inc., a leading global distributor of digital entertainment solutions, is excited to announce the launch of the GoFightLive app on the Syabas Apps Market. With the launch of the Syabas Apps Market on their Popcorn Hour and PopBox platforms in 2010, Syabas has continued to expand its lineup of online content offerings ... Read More »

Mitchell – Witherspoon is on for Hopkins – Dawson undercard

Dan Rafael of espn.com is reporting that Heavyweight’s Seth Mitchell and Chazz Witherspoon will open up the HBO telecast on April 28th before Bernard Hopkins rematches Chad Dawson in Atlantic City. “It’s a good solid fight and a good step up for Seth,” Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer told ESPN.com after finalizing the bout with HBO on Monday. “It’s ... Read More »

Hulett takes out Bentley to win Cagesport Title!

Tacoma, WA (Monday, February 27, 2012) – David “Hollywood” Hulett lived up to his billing by taking out local favorite Len Bentley in the first round of their Cagesport Welterweight title match last Saturday evening at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma. Headlining Halquist Productions’ “Cagesport XVIII”, The Las Vegas based submission specialist impressed the standing-room-only crowd by Bentley to ... Read More »

Examining the conscience before confessing the scorecard

We begin in a discomfiting place – Catholicism’s examination of conscience – and hope to move to an optimistic one. This column should be a secular spot, one where believers and nonbelievers frolic playfully as one, but as a column priding itself on finding instructions wherever they occur, it goes like this: If there is one Catholic tradition that will ... Read More »

Alexander decisions Maidana

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Former Jr. Welterweight champion Devon Alexander made a pretty loud statement in his Welterweight debut with an impressive ten round unanimous decision over Marcos Maidana in a fight between two former Jr. Welterweight champions at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis. Alexander was brilliant as he mixed up his punches with right hooks to the body and straight lefts to ... Read More »

CRUZ & CONYERS READY FOR WAR TONIGHT ON GFL

NEW YORK (February 25, 2012)—TONIGHT!!! Two fighters will look to take the next step in pursuit of championship glory when undefeated Welterweight Ronald Cruz takes on Allen Conyers in a ten round bout as well as USBA Cruiserweight champion Garrett Wilson battling Pedro Martinez in a Philadelphia showdown The show, which will originate from Ballys in Atlantic City and is ... Read More »

Vargas Outlasts Tyner in Ugly affair, Latimore Dodges a Bullet

Poise might have been the area that veteran Lanardo Tyner(25-7-2 15 ko’s) chose to target more than any other in his welterweight bout with prospect Jessie Vargas(18-0 9 ko’s), but the 22 year old showed composure beyond his years, and outlasted Tyner in an ugly ten round affair littered with fouls. Vargas opened up the fight long exchange in illegal ... Read More »

CAGESPORT XVIII WEIGHTS FROM TACOMA, WA!

David Hulett 170 lbs Len Bentley 169.5 lbs. (Cagesport Welterweight Title) Ryan Mulvihill 142 lbs Chanti Johnson 142 lbs. Jerome Jones 158 lbs Julian Erosa 155.5 lbs. Corey Roska 135 lbs Jeff Hatton 135.5 lbs. Mike Kirkman 185.5 lbs Brent Knopp 186 lbs. Christian Ortiz 125.5 lb Jory Taylor 131 lbs. Scott Boehler 171 lbs CJ Marsh 171 lbs. Dustin ... Read More »

Burgos survives knockdown and decisions Cruz

Juan Carlos Burgos survived a ninth round knockdown and held on to defeat Cristobal Cruz via ten round unanimous decision in a Super Featherweight bout at Dover Downs in Dover, Delaware. Burgos controlled the first half of the fight as he got in some short shots inside the lunging long punching of Cruz. In round six a short left hook ... Read More »

CRUZ / CONYERS; WILSON-MARTINEZ EAR TO EAR PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES —WATCH FIGHT LIVE ON GFL

CLICK TO ORDER THE FIGHT CARD LIVE This past Monday on ATG Radio (www.alltimegreat.com) there was an Ear2Ear Press Conference for the upcoming Peltz Promotions: Cruz-Conyers on 2/25 in Atlantic City LIVE on GFL.TV for $9.99. Words were said, respect was shown, and animosity was sensed. Here were some of the highlights from the press conference: Russell Peltz – HOF ... Read More »

FULL WEIGHTS FROM CHESTER, PA

Tony Ferrante 176 – Omar Sheika 174.5 (BAM Light Heavyweight title) Jamie Campbell 288 – Lonnie Kornegay 267 Tyrone Crawley Jr. 141.5 – Hamid Robinson 137.5 Fred Jenkins Jr. 174.5 – John Michael Terry 175 Linwood Hurd 138 ¼ – Naim Nelson 137 Danny Mills 159 ½ – Michael Haines 156 Promoter: Joey Eye Boxing Venue: Harrahs in Chester, PA ... Read More »

MAIN EVENT WEIGHTS FROM CHESTER, PA–watch fight on demand on gfl

CHESTER, PA (February 24, 2012)—The two main event fighters weighed in for Tonight’s six bout card at Harrahs in Chester CLICK TO ORDER THE FIGHT Tony Ferrante (176 lbs) & Omar Sheika (174.5) weighed for their 10 round BAM Light Heavyweight title match. The five remaining fights will weigh in this morning at 10 am The card is promoted by ... Read More »

Melson to meet Parsley in Battle of Unbeatens!

New York, NY (February 23, 2012) – Junior Middleweight Captain Boyd “Rainmaker” Melson will put his perfect record on the line when he faces fellow unbeaten Delen “Sniper” Parsley of Brooklyn, NY in an eight round contest Wednesday, March 7 at BB King Blues Club in New York City. A Brooklyn native who currently resides in Manhattan, Melson is amongst ... Read More »

Adamek to Fight Aguilera in March 24th NBC Sports Network Fight Night Comeback

Former World Light Heavyweight and Cruiserweight Champion Tomasz Adamek will face “Dominican Dynamite” Nagy Aguilera of Newburgh, New York on Saturday, March 24th at the Aviator Sports Complex in Brooklyn on the undercard to Zab Judah’s Homecoming bout against Detroit’s Undefeated Vernon Paris. Known as “Goral” or “The Highlander” in his native Poland, Adamek (44-2, 28 KO’s) has been out ... Read More »

Ellis Out; Bentley steps in to face Hulett! Cagesport Title Fight Set!

Tacoma, WA (February 22, 2012) – Len Bentley has stepped in to face David “Hollywood” Hulett for the Cagesport Welterweight Title Saturday evening in the main event of Halquist Productions’ “Cagesport XVIII”. Hulett was scheduled to face “Fast” Eddy Ellis, but the latter withdrew Monday after injuring his shoulder in training. A submission specialist, Bentley participated on the 13th season ... Read More »

Bradley’s head might get in the way of any chance at Pacquiao-Mayweather

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For the congregation that still prays for Manny Pacquiao-Floyd Mayweather Jr., pray a little harder that the born-again Pacquiao isn’t struck by a head butt from Tim Bradley that ruptures old wounds above a right eye with scars that might as well look like a target. A perfect storm of circumstances are aligned for just such a collision in the ... Read More »

VIDEO: FREDDIE ROACH

Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach talks about the June 9 clash between Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley Read More »

VIDEO: BOB ARUM

Hall of Fame Promoter Bob Arum breaks down the June 9th bout between Manny Pacquiao and Timothy Bradley Read More »