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Lawson Edges Prescott in Slugfest on ESPN

A vivacious crowd accented a special Thursday night edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights on ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes, that was headlined by a 10-rounder featuring a battle royal to top off the appropriately named “Noche De Combates”. Fredrick “General Okunka” Lawson 24-0, (20 KOs) of Ghana earned a hard fought 10 round split decision over Colombian Breidis “El Khanqueror” ... Read More »

Ageless Amateur Boxers to compete in Coconut Creek Florida for Ringside’s StrikeGym Masters Championships

Bernard Hopkins will not be the only 45+ year old boxer competing on November 8th. Fight sporting goods company Ringside/Combat Brands from Lenexa Kansas has joined forces with StrikeGym in Coconut Creek Florida to bring a new segment to their Ringside Boxing Tournament Series, exclusively for the ageless fighters. Amateur boxers from the ages of 35-78 will take part in ... Read More »

Cory Spinks gives back to USA Boxing; Adds a generation


By Johnny Schulz- Former undisputed welterweight world champion and future Hall of Famer Cory Spinks has come full circle with his passion for boxing and is contributing to the humble grass roots of the sport that gave him a long and successful career. Since retiring Spinks has become a certified USA Amateur Boxing trainer and has flourished in South Florida ... Read More »

Barthelemy picks up IBF Jr. lightweight Strap; Light heavyweight Savigne stops Lacy


Miami, Florida got treated to Mike Tyson’s Judgement Day on Thursday, July 10 at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida and was shared around the country LIVE On FOX Sports 1. Iron Mike celebrated his birthday week with an excellent show which staged a main event rematch between Argenis “La Tormenta” Mendez 22-3-1 (11KO) and Rances “Kid Blast” Barthelemy ... Read More »

Robert Garcia breaks Victor Cayo down and stops him in 6. Gonzalez squeaks by Medina.

Roberto “La Amenaza” Garcia (35-3, 23 KOs) stalked and beat Victor “Mermelada” Cayo (32-5, 23 KOs) for much of Thursday’s ESPN Thursday Night Fights-televised 10-round welterweight showdown breaking him down with strong punches and relentless pressure. Garcia of Weslaco, Texas walked through everything and anything Cayo had to offer. Cayo of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic was able to land shots ... Read More »

Charlo finishes Rodriguez with a late fight TKO. Spence and Warren showcase skills on Golden Boy Live!

Golden Boy Live!Series on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes showcased a number of up and coming prospects. The evening was capped with a main event light middleweight bout where Jermell “Iron Man” Charlo 22-0, 11 KO’s used a late fight surge to overwhelm and stop Jose Angel Rodriguez late in the final round of their televised bout. Charlo the ... Read More »

Cancer Survivor Daniel Jacobs to Host Fundraising Event for the Get in the Ring Foundation at StrikeGym in Coconut Creek FL.


2012 Comeback Fighter of the Year Daniel “Miracle Man” Jacobs’ Get In The Ring Foundation and the Sabrina Cohen Foundation have teamed up with StrikeGym in Coconut Creek for a Fundraiser to “Knock Out Paralysis”! This Saturday, October 12th. StrikeGym’s the doors will be open to the public to come enjoy the facilities as well as live music and two ... Read More »

Derrick Wilson digs deep and upsets Brualio Santos as Golden Boy rocks South Florida

Boxing was back at the BB&T tonight with the second installment of Golden Boy Boxing at the BB&T Center in Sunrise Florida. This card was stacked with excellent young Golden Boy talent who all were matched with fierce competitors, … well with the exception of one disgraceful “fighter” with loose screws. The main event showcased featherweights Brualio Santos and Derrick ... Read More »