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Melson to speak at Rutgers Student Society for Stem Cell Research!

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New York, NY (April 26, 2015) – Boyd “Rainmaker” Melson will serve as a special guest speaker Tuesday, April 28 as part of a special fundraiser for the Rutgers Student Society for Stem Cell Research. The event is named “Knocking out Spinal Cord Injury One Punch at a Time” and benefits Rutgers’ W.M. Keck Center for Collaborative Neuroscience. Admission is ... Read More »

SFL 40 Quick Results

MAIN EVENT Drew Brokenshire def. Jason Gray via 3rd RD TKO It’s hard to believe the two men in tonight’s Super Fight League 40 main event were even in the same weight class. Drew Brokenshire looked unimpressed standing across the cage from the much larger Jason Gray. The action came fast and furious with Gray using his elite wrestling to ... Read More »

WBC Female Championship Results – Wahlstrom makes history in Finland / Persoon prevails at the lion’s den

Eva Wahlstrom makes history by becoming the first ever boxing World Champion from Finland! Eva Wahlstrom crowned herself the new WBC Female World Superfeatherweight Champion Saturday night at the Hartwall Arena in Helsinki, Finland. And not only that: The 34-year-old is also the first ever Finnish boxing World Champion in history! Wahlstrom clearly dominated Natalia Vanesa del Valle Aguirre (Argentina) ... Read More »

Weights from Chester, PA

Chester, PA (April 25,2015)–Weights fro Tonight’s card at Harrahs Philadelphia Omar Douglas 133.2 – Daniel Attah 138 Kyrone Davis 159.7 – Carlos Garcia 158.4 Angel Ocasio 142 – Justin Johnson 141 Christopher Brooker 170 – Maurice Amaro 174 Earl Newman 181 – Julio Garcia 177 Stephan Shaw 266 – Rex Harris 203.9 Adam Kownacki 259 – Randy Easton 236 Stephen ... Read More »

GEORGE FOREMAN MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL TRANSCRIPT

Mark Taffet Welcome everybody. Thanks for joining us this afternoon for the HBO “Mayweather/Pacquiao: Legends Speak” Conference Call. We have our special guest today, one of the all-time great legends and Hall of Famer, George Forman. George has been in more super fights than many of us frankly have actually attended or watched. He has mega fight credentials like no ... Read More »

Ritehook Promotions Returns to Mississippi May 2!

Biloxi, MS (April 24, 2015) – Ritehook Promotions in association with Reved Entertainment and Pier6 Promotions will present a one-of-a-kind evening of boxing featuring live fights and the fight of the century between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao Saturday, May 2 at the Hard Rock Casino in Biloxi, MS. Tickets for this special evening start at $35 and are available ... Read More »

Undefeated Super Bantamweight Adam Lopez destroys Phillip Adyaka in two rounds in Hinckley, Minnesota

San Antonio, Texas (April 24, 2015)– Last Friday night in Hinckley, Minnesota, super bantamweight Adam Lopez scored a sensation second round stoppage over Phillip Adyaka at the Grand Casino. The bout was part of the off-tv undercard of a CBS Sports Network televised card. Lopez landed a booming right in round two that sent Adyakaon his back. Adyaka got to ... Read More »

CBS AND SHOWTIME ANNOUNCE FULL, MULTI-PLATFORM PROGRAMMING SCHEDULE SURROUNDING FLOYD MAYWEATHER vs. MANNY PACQUIAO FIGHT

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NEW YORK (April 24, 2015) – Showtime Networks Inc. and parent company CBS Corporation have scheduled a broad range of programming and promotion across the Company’s diverse portfolio of media platforms in anticipation of the showdown between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao on Saturday, May 2. SHOWTIME Sports® is anchoring the charge with 13½ hours of first-run shoulder programming, including ... Read More »

Official Weights from New York

Saturday’s HBO World Championship Boxing doubleheader telecast begins at 10:00 p.m. (ET/PT). The HBO telecast kicks off from Madison Square Garden in New York City with an exciting 10-round welterweight showdown between Sadam Ali and Francisco Santana. The main event pits Wladimir Klitschko defending his heavyweight championship against Bryant Jennings. Official Weights from New York: Wladimir Klitschko: 241.6 lbs. Bryant ... Read More »

KLITSCHKO DOCUMENTARY TO AIR ON MSG NETWORK SATURDAY, APRIL 25 IN ADVANCE OF WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHT AT MSG

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In preparation for The World Heavyweight Championship: Wladimir Klitschko vs. Bryant Jennings tomorrow night, Saturday, April 25 at Madison Square Garden, MSG Network will telecast KLITSCHKO, a documentary featuring World Heavyweight Boxing Champion Wladimir Klitschko and his brother and former Heavyweight Champ Vitali Klitschko. KLITSCHKO introduces viewers to two brothers from Ukraine who went on to become the dominant forces ... Read More »

Welterweight clash pitting undefeated Michael “Venom” Page against Rudy “Bad News” Bears added to “Bellator MMA: Lima vs. Koreshkov”

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (April 24, 2015) – Michael “Venom” Page (7-0) will look to keep his unbeaten streak alive when he meets 29-fight veteran Rudy “Bad News” Bears (16-13) in a welterweight tilt at “Bellator: Lima vs. Koreshkov,” which takes place Friday, July 17, at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. The July 17 event is shaping up to be ... Read More »

After 28-month layoff, undefeated lightweight Angel Ocasio returns this Saturday at Harrahs Philadelphia

Chester, PA (April 24, 2015)–TOMORROW NIGHT!!, April 25, boxing returns to Harrahs Philadelphia with a terrific card promoted by King’s Promotions and XFE. In the main event, undefeated lightweight Omar Douglas will see action in an six-round bout when he now fights former world title challenger Daniel Attah (28-19-1, 11 KO’s) of Washington, D.C. In one of the anticipated undercard ... Read More »

AGELESS KLITSCHKO READY TO CONTINUE AMAZING JOURNEY AS HE RETURNS TO NEW YORK FOR JENNINGS WORLD TITLE DEFENCE LIVE ON BOXNATION

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LONDON (April 24) – Heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko has recalled his dramatic rise to the top on the eve of his world title defence against undefeated Bryant Jennings. The Ukrainian superstar will make his return to US soil for the first time in seven years when he takes on the slick Philadelphian at the iconic Madison Square Garden in New ... Read More »

ONE WELTERWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOUT RULED A NO CONTEST AT ONE: VALOR OF CHAMPIONS PLUS: MARK STRIEGL VICTORIOUS IN BANTAMWEIGHT BOUT OVER CASEY SUIRE

24 April 2015 – Manila, Philippines: Asia’s largest mixed martial arts organization with a 90% market share, ONE Championship™ (ONE), returned to the Mall of Asia Arena in Manila in exciting fashion with another world-class mixed martial arts event. Fans were treated to an electrifying night of fights at ONE: VALOR OF CHAMPIONS. The main event was ruled a No ... Read More »

North Philly’s Own Cheesesteak, Sumo Steaks, is Proud of Philadelphia Boxers, Bryant Jennings and Jesse Hart

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PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, April 24, 2015- North Philly’s Own Cheesesteaks, Sumo Steaks, is proud to announce that their friends, fellow North Philadelphians, and big-hearted local community role models, Bryant Jennings and Jesse Hart, will both soon be making major career defining strides. Bryant Jennings will be fighting for the World Heavyweight Championship and Jesse Hart will be fighting on the undercard ... Read More »

Gamache: It’s Svensson’s time to shine

Joey Gamache expects Klara Svensson (15-0, 5 KOs) to seize her moment and claim the WBC Female World Light Welterweight title when she challenges Erica Anabella Farias (21-1, 10 KOs) on May 2 at the Frederiksberg-Hallerne in Copenhagen Gamache has been studying Farias ahead of the Swedish star’s world title challenge, and despite the champion’s pedigree, the renowned American coach ... Read More »

HARD-HITTING TRIPLE HEADER IN MEXICO CITY TOMORROW ON FOX DEPORTES AND CLARO SPORTS

LOS ANGELES (April 23) – FOX Deportes and CLARO Sports will be in Mexico City, Mexico, tomorrow, Friday, April 24, as super lightweight contender Roberto “Massa” Ortiz returns in a 10-round bout against Juan Jesus “Burbuja” Rivera at the Foro Polanco Masaryk. In the co-main event, hometown favorite Judith “La Peligrosa” Rodriguez defends her WBC Silver Super Flyweight Title against ... Read More »

Jose Roman Weighs 137 lbs. at “Locked n’ Loaded” Weigh in, Ontario, CA

ORANGE, Calif. (April 23, 2015) – Lightweight standout Jose Roman (19-1-1, 13 KOs) highlights Thompson Boxing Promotions “Locked n’ Loaded” event Friday night from the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, Calif. At Thursday’s weigh in, Roman came in at 137 lbs., while his opponent, Martin Cardona (18-4, 13 KOs) tipped the scales at 134.5 lbs. The Roman vs. Cardona main event ... Read More »

SADAM “WORLD KID” ALI FIGHT WEEK THOUGHTS

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NEW YORK (April 23) – Undefeated welterweight star and former 2008 U.S. Olympian, Sadam “World Kid” Ali (21-0, 13 KOs) is getting ready to face Francisco “Chia” Santana (22-3, 11 KOs) as the co-main event for “The Champion Returns” the World Heavyweight Championship between undisputed heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko and top-rated challenger Bryant Jennings at “The World’s Most Famous Arena,” ... Read More »

Kyrone Davis looks to shut down Carlos Garcia this Saturday at Harrahs Philadelphia

Chester, PA (April 23 2015)–This Saturday night, April 25, boxing returns to Harrahs Philadelphia with a terrific card promoted by King’s Promotions and XFE. In the main event, undefeated lightweight Omar Douglas will see action in an six-round bout when he now fights former world title challenger Daniel Attah (28-19-1, 11 KO’s) of Washington, D.C. In the co-feature bout, undefeated ... Read More »

WILL JIMMY KIMMEL WALK MANNY “PACMAN” PACQUIAO INTO THE RING FOR MAY 2 FIGHT OF THE CENTURY?

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HOLLYWOOD, CALIF. (April 23, 2015) – Fighter of the Decade, eight-division world champion and boxing superhero CONGRESSMAN MANNY “Pacman” PACQUIAO made another memorable guest shot on Wednesday’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! It was the ninth time Manny had been on Kimmel’s popular late-night talk show — more than any other active fighter — in their series of entertaining appearances together dating ... Read More »

LEGEND KLITSCHKO READY TO DAZZLE IN NEW YORK RETURN AS HE TAKES ON UNDEFEATED JENNINGS LIVE ON BOXNATION THIS SATURDAY NIGHT

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LONDON (23 April) – Heavyweight legend Wladimir Klitschko says public demand pushed him to return to US soil for the first time in seven years. The undisputed world number one last fought in America back in 2008 when he outpointed sturdy Russian Sultan Ibragimov at the fabled Madison Square Garden in New York. He now returns to ‘The Mecca of ... Read More »

ONE: VALOR OF CHAMPIONS OFFICIAL WEIGH-IN RESULTS

23 April 2015 – Manila, Philippines: ONE Championship™ (ONE) announced that the mixed martial artists competing at ONE: VALOR OF CHAMPIONS have completed the weigh-ins and are ready for the event, which takes place tomorrow evening at the state-of-the-art Mall of Asia Arena in Manila. Bashir Ahmad has stepped in on short-notice to replace Shannon Wiratchai, and will face Amir ... Read More »

Ocasio is back to settle unfinished business. Ready to face Johnson on Saturday night at Harrah’s Philly!!!

Saturday night at Harrah’s Philly Casino in Chester, PA highly touted prospect Angel Ocasio is set to make his long awaited return to ring when he takes on Justin Johnson (6-7-4, 2KO’s) in a six round super lightweight tilt. Ocasio was last seen scoring a second round destruction of Esteban Rodriquez (6-3-1, 1KO) back on December 8, 2012. Since that ... Read More »

Omar Douglas to take on Jose Angel Beranza this Saturday night at Harrahs Philadelphia

Chester, PA (April 22, 2015)–This Saturday night, April 25, boxing returns to Harrahs Philadelphia with a terrific card promoted by King’s Promotions and XFE. In the main event, undefeated lightweight Omar Douglas will see action in an six-round bout when he takes on 70-fight veteran Jose Angel Beranza (36-32-2, 28 KO’s) of Tepito, Mexico. Douglas of Wilmington, Delaware has a ... Read More »