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Injury to Hernandez-Harrison Causes Postponement of September 27 “Hometown Takeover” Championship Boxing Event

Washington, D.C. (September 17, 2014) – All In Entertainment, Promoter for undefeated welterweight prospect, Dusty Hernandez-Harrison, announced that the September 27 Hometown Takeover Championship Boxing Event scheduled to take place at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C. will be postponed following an ankle injury sustained by Hernandez-Harrison. Jeff Fried of All In Entertainment expressed that the “top priority is always ... Read More »

JOSEPH “JO JO” DIAZ RETURNS IN CO-MAIN EVENT OF GOLDEN BOY LIVE! ON SEPT. 29 AGAINST RAUL HIDALGO AT THE STATE FARM ARENA IN HIDALGO, TEXAS

LOS ANGELES (Sept. 17) – One of the most exciting rising stars in boxing today, 2012 U.S. Olympian Joseph “Jo Jo” Diaz Jr., will return to the ring on Monday, Sept. 29, to face Mexico’s Raul “Bule” Hidalgo (21-11, 16 KOs) in a 10-round co-main event featherweight bout on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes’ Golden Boy Live! at the ... Read More »

Oklahoma’s Own Grady Brewer Faces Said Ouali in an Intriguing Battle Between Solid Veterans on ‘Rumble on the River’ Undercard, Saturday, September 27 in Oklahoma City

27-year-old Said Ouali (17-2, 9 KOs) ,of Moracco, continues his climb up the Welterweight division.

The undercard has been announced for Epic Sports and Entertainment’s blockbuster show entitled “Rumble on the River” being held Saturday, September 27, 2014, at the OKC Downtown Airpark in Oklahoma City. Former winner of “The Contender” and well-known Okalahoma-based junior middleweight spoiler Grady “Bad Boy” Brewer (31-19, 16 KOs) of Lawton, Oklahoma, will take on fellow proven veteran “Prince” Said ... Read More »

Return of the Saint: Rebrasse media workout – quotes

Christopher Rebrasse (22-2-3, 6 KOs) has arrived in London ready to defend his European Super Middleweight crown in a WBC World title final eliminator against George Groves (19-2, 15 KOs). Today at a media workout at Stonebridge Boxing Club the Frenchman shared his thoughts ahead of Saturday night’s fight at the SSE Arena, Wembley. Said Rebrasse: ‘’I’m very happy to ... Read More »

Barrera-Watkins Match-up Highlights Undercard Sept. 20 at Foxwoods

Mashantucket, CT:Before NBC Fight Night broadcasts live from Foxwoods Resort Casino on Saturday afternoon, the live audience will be treated to a tour de force undercard that features five undefeated fighters, five local fighters, one Cuban fighter, one rematch and one professional debut in 30 rounds of non-stop action. The special afternoon edition of Fight Night features two regional championship ... Read More »

‘EL MATADOR’ AIMING TO DO A NUMBER ON STUART HALL

Monaco/Johannesburg, September 17 – Unbeaten bantamweight Randy “El Matador” Caballero steps out of the shadows next month when he fights former champion Stuart Hall for the IBF championship on the Golden Gloves “Title Tornado” tournament in Monte Carlo on October 25. Just 23, the American (21-0, 13 KOs) has already stepped into dangerous territory, having stunned Kohei Oba in an ... Read More »

Ruslan Chagaev back in training

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On July 6th, Ruslan Chagaev won the WBA world heavyweight championship for the second time by outscoring Fres Oquendo in Grozny (Chechnya). After a long summer vacation with his family, Chagaev returned to the gym this week to prepare for his first title defense. “I feel great after taking so weeks off and I am looking forward to getting back ... Read More »

INTERNATIONAL FIGHT NIGHT SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 20TH, 2014

Queens, NY (Wednesday, September 17, 2014) – This Saturday, September 20th, 2014, International Fight Night is back at Resorts World Casino New York City with a terrific line up of professional boxing. The card which is promoted by New Legend Boxing will feature some of the best international fighters residing in the Northeast Region of the United States. The Weigh-In’s, ... Read More »

Scott Jenkins looks to add his name to the domestic pile-up in 2015

London (17th September) Sheffield super-featherweight Scott Jenkins has barely put a foot wrong in the first three years of his professional boxing career and has thirteen straight victories and seven knockouts to his name as proof. But next year he hopes to kick on and start adding domestic titles to his resume. “I want to be fighting for domestic titles ... Read More »

O’Neil-Funch title bout highlights CES MMA XXVI

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Sept. 17th, 2014) — The stars are coming out for “CES MMA XXVI,” including the reigning heavyweight champ, the return of the “Rockstar,” and an intriguing title bout between two former UFC vets. CES MMA heavyweight champion “Big” John Johnston returns for the first time since winning the belt in March and Chuck O’Neil locks horns with fellow ... Read More »

Etches hoping for explosive stoppage against Barbosa

London (17th September) This Saturday night (September 20) in Sheffield, local favourite Adam Etches locks horns with heavy-handed Brazilian Samir Santos Barbosa for the IBF International middleweight title and hopes a stunning knockout win will make the rest of the 160-pound division sit up and take note. “I’ve watched quite a few videos on him,” said the 23-year-old. “He’s a ... Read More »

Kid Galahad claims he’d “beat Quigg and Frampton on the same night”

London (17 Sept) European and Commonwealth super-bantamweight king Kid Galahad tackles South American opposition this Saturday night (September 20) at the Ponds Forge Arena, Sheffield, when he meets heavy-handed Brazilian Adeilson Dos Santos for the vacant IBF Youth title. *** Kid Galahad collides with power-punching Brazilian Adeilson Dos Santos in a battle of unbeaten super-bantamweights this Saturday night (September 20) ... Read More »

BOXNATION AND QUEENSBERRY PROMOTIONS TEAM UP TO OFFER SUBSCRIBERS EXCLUSIVE 10% DISCOUNT ON FIGHT TICKETS STARTING WITH FURY VS CHISORA 2 MEGA BILL!

LONDON (Sep 17) – BoxNation is pleased to announce that subscribers on the Sky platform will be able to claim an exclusive 10% discount on all Queensberry Promotions fight tickets via eventim.co.uk. The offer from the world’s best boxing channel and the UK’s leading promoters comes hot on the heels following the rescheduling of the highly anticipated heavyweight showdown between ... Read More »

4 BOUTS ADDED TO ONE FC: ROAR OF TIGERS SET TO TAKE PLACE IN KUALA LUMPUR ON 17 OCTOBER MALAYSIAN STAR PETER DAVIS TAKES ON VAUGHN DONAYRE ANN OSMAN TO FACE AYA SAEID SABER ANATPONG BUNRAD AND MARC MARCELLINUS TO DO BATTLE ALSO: TANAPHONG KHUNHANKAEW TAKES ON BASHIR AHMAD

17 September 2014 – SINGAPORE: Asia’s largest mixed martial arts organization with a 90% market share, ONE Fighting Championship™ (ONE FC), powered by Tune Talk, will rock Kuala Lumpur’s Stadium Putra once again on October 17 with a blockbuster event titled ONE FC: ROAR OF TIGERS. Four additional bouts have been confirmed that will surely add excitement for all mixed ... Read More »

Nelson-Blencowe headlines World Championship Boxing September 27!

Baltimore, MD (September 16, 2014) – Tori “Sho Nuff” Nelson will look for her fourth successful title defense when she puts her WIBA welterweight crown on the line against Arlene Blencowe Saturday, September 27 at the ABC Sports Complex in Springfield, VA. Tickets to “World Championship Boxing” start at $50 and are available by going to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ponytail-promotions-wiba-welterweight-world-championship-boxing-tickets-12716538509 or calling 410-499-5361. ... Read More »

Club 1957 Management signs Jr. Welterweight Raymond “Tito” Serrano

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Philadelphia (September 16, 2014) – Mark Cipparone’s Club 1957 Management is proud to announce the signing of Jr. Welterweight contender Raymond “Tito” Serrano to an exclusive managerial contract. Serrano of Philadelphia has a record of 18-2 with 8 knockouts and will be looking to get back in the win column after a 19-month break Serrano was a much talked about ... Read More »

Return of the Saint: Groves media workout – quote

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Today super middleweight star George Groves conducted a media workout at his Hammersmith gym ahead of Saturday night’s WBC World title final eliminator and European Championship challenge against Christopher Rebrasse at the SSE Arena, Wembley. Groves was put through his paces by coach Paddy Fitzpatrick and looked in top shape as he enters the final days of training prior to ... Read More »

Star of David promotions to showcase Pro Boxing on MSG

Brooklyn, NY (September 16, 2014) Star of David Promotions is exceedingly pleased and excited to announce that Mid-Atlantic area fight fans will now be able to check out one of the contenders for 2014 Fight of the Year, the cruiserweight tussle between Junior Wright and Steve Bujaj. This bout thrilled boxing fanatics who saw the two men engage in the ... Read More »

Fight To Educate Weigh-In Alert

WHO: Main Event – Middleweights (8) Chris Gilbert (11-1, 9 KOs), Windsor, VT vs. Steven Matthews (4-0, 2 KOs), Greensboro, NC Co-Feature – Super Middleweights (6) Mark “The Italian Bazooka” Deluca (10-0, 7 KOs), Whitman, MA vs. Gundrick “Sho-Gun” King (18-12, 11 KOs), Tuscaloosa, AL Light Heavyweights (6) Russell “The Haitian Sensation” Lamour (9-0, 4 KOs), Portland, ME vs. Dennis ... Read More »

Mchunu vs Wilson Scouting Report

Mashantucket, CT: Thabiso “The Rock” Mchunu (16-1, 11 KOs) is a top counter-punching cruiserweight and, on Sept. 20 at Foxwoods Resort Casino, he is facing an opponent in Garrett “The Ultimate Warrior” Wilson (13-7-1, 7 KOs) with a fierce, aggressive offense. Watch out for fireworks when aggression and defense collide in the ring live on NBC Fight Night. Below is ... Read More »

Weights from Philadelphia

Philadelphia (September 16, 2014)-Weights fro Tonight’s Tuesday Night Fights boxing event at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia Donte Wright 151 – Lionel Charles 153 Avery Sparrow 130 – Hassan Wasswau 132 Jerome Conquest 138.5 – Sidney McCow 139.5 Read More »

BattleGrounds MMA: Jesse Taylor, Joe Ray Enter Eight-Man LIVE PPV Tourney

TULSA, OK (Sept. 16, 2014) – Submission ace Jesse “JT Money” Taylor (27-10) and red-hot finisher Joe Ray (11-3) have entered the highly-anticipated BattleGrounds MMA one-night, eight-man, welterweight (170 pounds) tournament that will award its winner a grand prize of $50,000, live on pay-per-view from BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla. on Friday, October 3. Taylor and Ray will replace Dennis ... Read More »

Thompson vs. Solis II set for October 18th in Dusseldorf, Germany

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The rematch between US ring veteran Tony Thompson and Cuban Olympic gold medalist Odlanier Solis will take place on October 18th at CASTELLO in Dusseldorf, Germany. Promoter Ahmet Oner announced that tickets are going on sale today (www.dticket.de). “We are happy that we reached a deal with the CASTELLO in Dusseldorf. Now we are all set and ready to go”, ... Read More »

Media and Public Invitation: GALAHAD VS. DOS SANTOS & ETCHES VS. BARBOSA, OFFICIAL WEIGH IN, FRIDAY 19 SEPTEMBER, NAPOLEONS CASINO, SHEFFIELD.

London (16 Sept) Hennessy Sports would like to take this opportunity to advise the media of the Kid Galahad vs. Adeilson Dos Santos and Adam Etches vs. Samir Santos Barbosa official weigh in, which will take place Friday 19th September in the lead up to the event at Ponds Forge Arena, Sheffield, on Saturday 20th September. Weighing in: IBF World ... Read More »

“Path to Glory” WBC CABOFE Lightweight Championship Jose Roman vs. Hector Velazquez Friday, Sept. 26, 2014 Doubletree Hotel, Ontario, CA

ORANGE, Calif. (Sept. 15, 2014) – Lightweight champion Jose Roman (17-1-1, 12 KOs) of Garden Grove, Calif. takes the next step in his quest to become a world champion when he defends his WBC CABOFE Lightweight Title against the far more experienced Hector Velazquez (56-22-3, 38 KOs) of Tijuana, Mex. The 8-round “Path to Glory” main event is part of ... Read More »

From Pretender to Contender: The growth of undefeated Middleweight contender Thomas “Cornflake” LaManna

Thomas LaManna

Millville, NJ (September 15, 2014)–Undefeated Middleweight, Thomas LaManna has been proving the doubters wrong since he turned professional in 2011 After a pedestrian amateur career that saw LaManna go just 20-21 plus his “Boy Next Door” looks not much was expected for the now 22-year old. One thing that he did have going for him was that grew up around ... Read More »

Training Camp Notes: Dargan Lessons from Legends

Philadelphia, PA:When current USBA Atlantic Coast Region Champion Karl “Dynamite” Dargan (16-0, 8 KOs) was growing up in Philadelphia he spent most of his time in the gym with his cousin, world renowned boxing trainer Brother Naazim Richardson. Now, as the undefeated Dargan prepares to add the Junior NABF Lightweight Title to his mantle, he utilizes the lessons he learned ... Read More »

TIJUANA’S COSME RIVERA VS. KONSTANTIN PONOMAREV TO HEADLINE SATURDAY’S SOLO BOXEO TECACTE BROADCAST OF IRON BOY 15

PHOENIX — September 15, 2014 — Tijuana’s Cosme “Chino” Rivera (37-18-3) will face Konstantin Ponomarev (24-0, 12KO) in Saturday’s main event bout at Phoenix’s Celebrity Theatre. Andy Ruiz, who was originally slated to be in the main event spot, was forced to withdraw from the contest due to family reasons. The bout will be televised on Unimas’ Solo Boxeo Tecate. ... Read More »