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HEAVYWEIGHTS HITS EMPIRE STATE BUILDING

Bryant Jennings

New York City (July 22, 2014) Undefeated heavyweights BRYANT “By By” JENNINGS and MIKE “The Rebel” PEREZ stopped traffic today at they headed to the world-famous Empire State Building for a media photo opportunity on the 86th Floor Observation Deck. With a huge crowd of onlookers and supporters watching their every step, the fighters posed for photos and signed autographs ... Read More »

Miranda replaces injured Nemkov vs. Puetz in M-1 Challenge Light Heavyweight title fight

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (July 22 2014) – Former M-1 Challenge light heavyweight champion Victor Nemkov has pulled out of a rematch against current holder Stephan Puetz (10-1-0, 4 KO/TKO, 3 SUB) in the main event on a special M-1 Global anniversary show, M-1 Challenge 50: Battle on Neva,” outdoors Friday, August 15 in the St. Petersburg city center open area. ... Read More »

“World Series of Fighting 12: Palomino vs. Gonzalez” adds Bryson Hansen vs. Matt Sayles

LAS VEGAS (July 22) – World Series of Fighting’s return to Las Vegas now features five main-card matchups, as bantamweights Bryson Hansen (7-1) and Matt “Robo” Sayles (2-0) will kick off World Series of Fighting’s NBCSN-televised main card. Featuring a lightweight headliner between exciting Peruvian veteran Luis “Baboon” Palomino (22-9) and undefeated Californian “Lethal” Lewis Gonzalez (9-0), “World Series of ... Read More »

FURY TO FIGHT THIS WEEKEND DESPITE CHISORA CANCELLATION

MANCHESTER (July 22) – Heavyweight star Tyson Fury will be fighting this weekend despite the cancellation of his world title eliminator with Dereck Chisora. After enduring yet another major setback following the cancellation of the Chisora bout, due to the Londoner fracturing his left hand, Fury is actively in the process of finding a replacement alongside Hennessy Sports and Queensberry ... Read More »

Dusty Hernandez-Harrison Returns to Madison Square Garden July 26

WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 22, 2014)- On July 26, Dusty Hernandez-Harrison will return to the “Mecca of Boxing,” Madison Square Garden, and put his undefeated record on the line when he faces off against hard hitting Wilfredo Acuna (15-14, 12KOs) of Nicaragua. The welterweight bout will take place on the undercard of the “G4” mega event between Gennady Golovkin and Daniel ... Read More »

Training Camp Notes: Caparello

Australia: As all eyes are on Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (24-0-1, 22 KOs) and the possibility of a unification fight with Bernard “Alien” Hopkins later this year, Blake “Il Capo” Caparello (19-0-1, 6 KOs) sees everyone in the boxing community forgetting about the undefeated southpaw from Australia who is challenging Kovalev for his WBO Light Heavyweight World Title August 2 at ... Read More »

New Jersey Veteran Jorge Diaz Returns to Top ShoBox Quadrupleheader Undercard at Turning Stone, This Friday, July 25

The three-fight undercard has been announced for this Friday’s blockbuster nationally televised quadrupleheader of world-class professional boxing in celebration of the landmark 200th episode of “SHOBOX: The New Generation,” live from Event Center at the Turning Stone Resort Casino in Upstate New York. Headlining the un-televised portion of the historic evening will be Brunswick, New Jersey’s tough “King” Jorge Diaz ... Read More »

GGG HITS TIMES SQUARE!!!

Gennady Golovkin

New York City (July 21, 2014) First stop for World Middleweight Champion GENNADY “GGG” GOLOVKIN on Monday afternoon when he arrived in New York City was to check out the massive billboard in Times Square for his highly anticipated World Middleweight Championship against two-time world champion DANIEL “The Real Deal” GEALE, this Saturday, July 26 at The Mecca of Boxing, ... Read More »

Douglas Targets World title in Fall!

Baltimore, MD (July 21, 2014) – Blue chip prospect Tyrieshia “Lady Tiga” Douglas has her sights set on capturing a world title before the end of 2014. At 5-0 with 1 win by knockout, the Baltimore-based Washington DC native’s set a lofty goal for herself. As an amateur, she won multiple Golden Gloves and National PAL titles while making Team ... Read More »

PATRICK HYLAND MEET AND GREET QUOTES

New York, NY (7/21/14) – Earlier this evening, DiBella Entertainment (DBE) held a meet and greet for newly signed top-rated featherweight contender and former world title challenger Patrick “The Punisher” Hyland (27-1, 12KO’s), of Ireland, at Mercury Bar East in East midtown Manhattan. The exciting featherweight will be making his official NYC debut when he headlines DBE’s upcoming Broadway Boxing ... Read More »

Daughter of two-time world champion Steve “USS” Cunningham continues to fight and is put on Heart Transplant List

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Philadelphia (July 21, 2014)– America was introduced to Kennedy Cunningham when her father first fought on NBC back in December of 2012 when he faced Tomasz Adamek in that epic battle, we learned that she suffered from a severed heart condition called HLHS. In April when Steve fought Amir Mansour on NBC Sports, the family had just received heart breaking ... Read More »

Dereck Chisora – Tyson Fury rematch POSTPONED

San Diego, CA – July, 21, 2014 -Due to a fractured hand injury suffered by Dereck Chisora, This Saturday’s Heavyweight elimination bout between Chisora and Tyson Fury has been postponed. The conference call that was scheduled for this Wednesday has also been cancelled. The card, which was to be televised by AWE- A Wealth of Entertainment, will not be shown. ... Read More »

Notre Dame’s Mike Lee Eager for Fistic Homecoming on ESPN Friday Night Fights This Friday, July 25, at UIC Pavilion in Chicago

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The standard playbook for boxing up-and-comers with just 12 professional fights under their belt is to hone their craft anonymously on various regional undercards, waiting for a chance at a high-profile showcase. But with his athletic skills and undefeated record, matinee idol looks, tireless charitable work and Finance degree from The University of Notre Dame, as well as the almost ... Read More »

IRON MIKE PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS “The Pride of Pittsburgh”

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Pittsburgh, PA. (July 21, 2014) Boxing legend MIKE TYSON and Iron Mike Productions Presents “The Pride of Pittsburgh” onFriday, August 8th at CONSOL Energy Center and telecast LIVE onFOX Sports 1, headlined by the Steel City’s favorite son, SAMMY “The Who Can Mexican” VASQUEZ. Advance tickets for “The Pride of Pittsburgh”, starting at $50 are available through the Dick’s Sporting ... Read More »

“2 Days: Sergey Kovalev” Premieres Saturday, July 26 on HBO

Sergey Kovalev

HBO Sports® debuts an all-new installment of “2 Days” when the feature segment returns Saturday, July 26 at 11:45 p.m. (ET/PT) immediately following the live World Championship Boxing®card from New York with a behind-the-scenes look at world light heavyweight title-holder Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev, one of boxing’s fastest rising stars. “2 Days” is a revealing and intimate look at a 48-hour ... Read More »

MIKE TYSON TO PRESENT EVANDER HOLYFIELD FOR INDUCTION TO NEVADA BOXING HALL OF FAME FORMER FIERCE RIVALS TOGETHER ON STAGE AT THE NEW TROPICANA, LAS VEGAS AUGUST 9

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In what is surely the culmination of one of the unlikeliest reconciliations in boxing history, former Heayvweight Champion Mike Tyson will deliver the presenting speech for former Heavyweight Champ Evander Holyfield’s induction into the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame. Tyson will present Holyfield, and then following Holyfield’s speech, will personally hand the NVBHOF Trophy to Holyfield in a “photo-op” for ... Read More »

VIP PACKAGES AVAILABLE FOR GOLOVKIN VS. GEALE

Gennady Golovkin

New York City (July 21, 2014) Just days away from the highly anticipated World Middleweight Championship between GENNADY “GGG” GOLOVKIN and two-time world champion DANIEL “The Real Deal” GEALE, Madison Square Garden is still offering a limited number of Golovkin vs. Geale VIP Package’s for the event. The Golovkin vs. Geale VIP Package, encompassing the true fan experience for fight ... Read More »

Mike Keta new EPBC middleweight champion Keta knocks out Mikheil Khutsishvili in Munich

German middleweight contender Mike Keta stopped Mikheil Khutsishvili from Georgia in seven rounds on Saturday in Munich to claim the vacant EPBC middleweight championship. 1,000 fans at sold out Kickboxen-Deutschland-Gym saw an all-action fight from the opening bell in which both fighters had their moments. Keta had the better start putting a lot of pressure on Khutsishvili connecting with hard ... Read More »

Arthur Abraham to defend WBO Super Middleweight title against Paul Smith on September 27 in Kiel, Germany

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”King” Arthur Abraham (40-4, 28 KOs) will defend his WBO World Super Middleweight crown against Paul Smith (35-3, 20 KOs) on September 27 at the Sparkassen-Arena in Kiel, Germany. Following a unanimous points victory over Nikola Sjekola in May, Abraham will be making a second defence of the WBO title he regained in a thrilling third encounter with Robert Stieglitz, ... Read More »

Ellison ready for Prime Time against Luis on July 25 on Sho Box

Nutley, NJ (July 19, 2014)–Undefeated Jr. Lightweight Wanzell Ellison will be moving up in weight to take on Tony Luis (17-2, 7 KO’s) as part of a televised quadrupleheader next Friday night at the Turning Stone Casino Resort in Verona, New York in a bout that will be televised live on Sho Box: The New Generation. The show is promoted ... Read More »

Sergio ‘Maravilla’ Martinez Decides to Continue Boxing Career

Sergio Martinez

After lengthy discussions with members of his team, now-former WBC Middleweight Champion Sergio “Maravilla” Martinez has decided to continue his boxing career. Determined to return and erase the terrible memory of what happened against fellow-great Miguel Cotto in June, 39-year-old Martinez will next face a top-10 contender with the goal of recapturing his world title. “Miguel De Pablos (Business Manager) ... Read More »

Weights from Tacoma – CageSport 31

CJ Marsh 184 Will Noland 185.5 Contract Weight: 185+1 Lbs. Harrison Bevens 156 *Chris Sowell 158.5 Contract Weight: 155+1 Lbs. Katie Howard 115 Amy Montenegro 116 Contract Weight: 115+1 Lbs. Bobby McIntyre 155.5 Woo Johnson 156 Contract Weight: 155+1 Lbs. Omar Avelar 150.5 Jason Gray 152 Contract Weight: 155+1 Lbs. Taki Uluilakepa 170 Ricky Carrillo 170 Contract Weight: 170+1 Lbs. ... Read More »

POUND-FOR-POUND STAR RIGONDEAUX BLASTS SANTA CRUZ AND MARTINEZ FOR REFUSING WORLD TITLE UNIFICATION AS HE BATTLES KOKIETGYM LIVE ON BOXNATION

Guillermo Rigondeaux

LONDON (July 18) – Super-bantamweight kingpin Guillermo Rigondeaux has blasted the other recognised champions in the division for refusing to fight him. The reigning WBA Super and WBO world champion is set to battle the cultured Sod Kokietgym in Macao this Saturday, live on BoxNation, but has taken the opportunity on the eve of the fight to take a pop ... Read More »

GOLOVKIN — GEALE MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL TRANSCRIPT

Gennady Golovkin

TOM LOEFFLER: We are definitely excited about this event. I would like to thank some of the partners that we have for this event. Gary Shaw was very instrumental as Daniel Geale’s promoter for which we have a great-co-feature for this card at Madison Square Garden, the World’s Most Famous Arena, the Mecca of Boxing. We are very excited to ... Read More »

PROFESSIONAL BOXING RETURNS TO THE RESORTS WORLD CASINO NEW YORK CITY SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 20TH, 2014

QUEENS, NY (JULY 17, 2014) – On Saturday, September 20TH, 2014, “International Fight Night” returns to Queens, New York as New Legend Boxing celebrates their 2nd Anniversary of bringing professional boxing to Resorts World Casino New York City. The event will showcase a host of local up and coming prospects from the New York metropolitan area. Professional boxers, who hail ... Read More »

GUILLERMO RIGONDEAUX PROMISES “FIREWORKS” FOR WORLD TITLE DEFENSE

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MACAU, CHINA (July 18, 2014) – Undefeated unified junior featherweight world champion and Cuban sensation GUILLERMO “El Chacal” RIGONDEAUX (13-0, 8 KOs), of Miami, Florida, has promised to provide “a lot of fireworks” when he defends his titles against Top-Five contender and two-time world title challenger SOD LOOKNONGYANTOY (63-2-1, 27 KOs), of Srithep, Thailand, This Saturday! July 19, at The ... Read More »

Canelo vs. Lara, Lopez vs. Vargas & The Premiere Of ALL ACCESS: Canelo vs. Lara Epilogue Premieres Saturday on SHOWTIME

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NEW YORK (July 18, 2014) – Last Saturday’s SHOWTIME PPV® event headlined by Canelo Alvarez and Erislandy Lara will premiere on SHOWTIME this Saturday at 9 p.m. ET/PT, immediately followed by the premiere of ALL ACCESS: Canelo vs. Lara Epilogue. The SHOWTIME premiere of Canelo vs. Lara will also include last Saturday’s thrilling showdown between Juan Manuel Lopez and Francisco ... Read More »

HEAVYWEIGHT SPECIAL ATTRACTION ADDED TO UPCOMING BROADWAY BOXING KING SPORTS’ UNDEFEATED AND WORLD-RATED AMERICAN HEAVYWEIGHT HOPEFUL CHARLES MARTIN TAKES ON KERTSON MANSWELL NEXT WEDNESDAY, JULY 23 AT B.B. KING BLUES CLUB & GRILL NYC

New York, NY (7/18/14) – Next Wednesday, July 23, at NYC’s famed B.B. King Blues Club and Grill, DiBella Entertainment (DBE) will return with another edition of its popular and long-running Broadway Boxing series. The already-stacked card got an even bigger boost this week when undefeated American heavyweight hopeful Charles Martin (17-0-1, 15KO’s) was added to the event. Martin, who ... Read More »