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Double impact: Gevor brothers to fight on August 16!

Hot and cold. Orthodox and southpaw stance. Noel and Abel Gevor – brothers, who could not be more different. Noel being the calm and quit one opposes Abel, who is acting far grittier. But they have one thing in common: the will to win. On August 16, both brothers will step into the ring to fight on the same card ... Read More »

ANDRE DIRRELL VS. VLADINE BIOSSE ADDED TO THIS WEEK’S ESPN FRIDAY NIGHT FIGHTS

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Sherman Oaks, CA (July 29, 2014) Former world title challenger and Super Six Participant ANDRE “The Matrix” DIRRELL will battle Vladine Biosse on Friday, AUGUST 1 in a ten round super middleweight co-feature Bout at “Little Creek Brawl V” on ESPN Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra™ from The Little Creek Casino Resort in Shelton, Washington, and promoted by ... Read More »

Former Light Heavyweight Titlist Campillo to Meet Undefeated Williams Jr. on ESPN Friday Night Fights and Noche de Combates

The August 1 edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra and ESPN Deportes’ Noche de Combates presentado por Corona Extra will feature an IBF eliminator between former Light Heavyweight titlist Gabriel “Chico Guapo” Campillo (23-6-1, 9 KOs) and undefeated Light Heavyweight Thomas “Top Dog” Williams Jr. (17-0, 12 KOs) in the 12-round main event. The winner of ... Read More »

WORLD SERIES OF FIGHTING 12 CONFERENCE CALL HIGHLIGHTS

LAS VEGAS (July 29, 2014) – World Series of Fighting hosted a media conference call on Tuesday, a week and a half before “World Series of Fighting 12: Palomino vs. Gonzalez” is set to take place on Saturday, Aug. 9, at Las Vegas’ Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. Featuring a lightweight headliner between exciting Peruvian veteran Luis “Baboon” Palomino (22-9) ... Read More »

Robert Guerrero To Be Special Guest At The 2014 Ringside World Championships

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INDEPENDENCE, MO (July 29, 2014) – Four-Division and Six-Time world champion, Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero will be a special guest at this years 2014 Ringside World Championships, the largest amateur boxing tournament in the world. This year’s event will take place from July 28th-August 2nd at the state-of-the-art Independence Events Center in Independence, MO. This all new arena, which seats ... Read More »

Cohen Congratulates McCalla and Luis for ShoBox Victories Friday Night

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After co-promoting (along with GH3 Promotions) the historic 200th episode of “SHOBOX: The New Generation,” last Friday, July 25, at the Turning Stone Resort Casino, Greg Cohen of Greg Cohen Promotions wishes to congratulate his two victorious fighters, Cecil McCalla and Tony Luis. Welterweight McCalla (19-0, 6 KOs), of Randallstown, Maryland, won a dominating eight-round unanimous decision over Watsonville, California’s ... Read More »

Undefeated Super Middleweight Jesse “Hard Work” Hart re-signs with D & D Management

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Philadelphia (July 29, 2014)– D & D Management is proud to announce the re-signing of undefeated Super Middleweight,Jesse “Hard Work” Hart to an exclusive managerial contract. Hart of Philadelphia has a record of 14-0 with 11 knockouts, signed with D & D Management following a stellar amateur career and then he signed with promotional powerhouse Top Rank Inc. Hart has ... Read More »

German commission (BDB) changes result of female world championship Hammer vs. Mathis to “no contest

The German boxing commission (Bund Deutscher Berufsboxer – BDB) officially changed the result of last Saturday’s female world championship between Christina Hammer and Anne Sophie Mathis to a “no contest”. By doing so the BDB followed the ruling of the World Boxing Federation (WBF) which already announced that change yesterday. The World Boxing Organization (WBO) still has to decide about ... Read More »

Kovalev-Caparello Undercard 8/9 at Revel

Atlantic City, NJ: Before live audiences at Revel Casino Hotel witness the much-anticipated WBO Light Heavyweight World Championship match-up between the undefeated Russian Wrecking Ball Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (24-0-1, 22 KOs) and the undefeated Australian challenger Blake “Il Capo” Caparello (19-0-1, 6 KOs), they will be treated to a stacked undercard highlighted by the light heavyweight showdown between Isaac “Golden ... Read More »

U.S. launch party in Big Apple KO win for Fight Network: Ray ‘Boom Boom’ Mancini Named adviser/fight analyst

NEW YORK (July 28, 2014) -Last Saturday afternoon in Manhattan, Fight Network hosted a private party at The Ainsworth for media, sponsors and television executives to celebrate its recent launch in the United States on Cablevision’s Optimum TV (channel 464) in the Greater New York area. Now available in more than 30 countries, Fight Network is a 24/7 television channel ... Read More »

LENNOX ALLEN PULLS OUT OF ESPN CLASH WITH NEMESAPATI IN STEPS JASON ESCALERA

New York, NY / Fallon, NV (7/28/14) – Undefeated super middleweight Lennox Allen suffered a rib injury in training and has been forced to pull out of his upcoming ESPN Friday Night Fights eight-round co-feature bout against Hungarian teenage phenom Norbert Nemesapati (14-0, 13KOs) next Friday in Fallon, NV. In Allen’s place will be the heavy-handed Puerto Rican brawler Jason ... Read More »

New promoter Elton Dharry looking for success in and out of the ring on August 1 at the Amazura Concert Hall in Queens, NY

QUEENS, NY (JULY 25, 2014)–Rising Bantamweight contender Elton Dharry (15-5-1, 9 KO’s) is very close to some big fights but he knows that he has to get past Antwan Robertson (9-9-1, 6 KO’s) in a scheduled 10-round bout at the Amazura Concert Hall in Queens, New York. The bout will headline The first ever Elton Dharry promoted card, this Friday ... Read More »

Chilemba-Cummings Scouting Report

Atlantic City, NJ: Isaac “Golden Boy” Chilemba (22-2-2, 9 KOs) is a prospect from South Africa with a classic boxer style. He will take on Cory “Black Ice” Cummings (17-6-1, 13 KOs), a puncher from Baltimore, MD, on August 2, 2014 as the non-domestically televised co-feature on the Kovalev-Caparello card at Revel Casino Hotel. Below is the scouting report for ... Read More »

Amateur star Stefan Haertel makes professional debut on August 16

German amateur star Stefan Haertel will make his professional debut on August 16. The 26 year-old, who signed a long-term contract with Team Sauerland in May, will face Oleg Fedotovs (18-14, 12 KOs) at the Erfurt Exhibition Hall in Thuringia, Germany. ‘’After many successful years as an amateur I am looking forward to this new challenge,’’ said the Berlin-based Haertel. ... Read More »

FOLLOW GOLOVKIN – GEALE LIVE FROM RINGSIDE

Gennady Golokin vs Daniel Geale weigh-in

Follow all the action as it happens from Madison Square Garden as Gennady Golovkin defends the WBA Middleweight championship against former IBF champion Daniel Geale. The action begins at 9:30 PM ET with an intriguing Heavyweight battle of undefeated Bryant Jennings and Mike Perez 12 rounds–WBA Middleweight Championship–Gennady Golovkin (29-0, 26 KO’s) vs Daniel Geale (30-2, 16 KO”s) Round 1 ... Read More »