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GOLDEN BOY LIVE! FEATURES RISING TEXAN TALENT ON JANUARY 26 ROCKY JUAREZ VS. ROBINSON CASTELLANOS UNDERCARD

LOS ANGELES (Jan. 23) – Before Rocky Juarez (30-10-1, 21 KOs) and Robinson “Robin Hood” Castellanos (20-10, 13 KOs) square off for Juarez’ WBC Silver Featherweight Title and final title elimination bout at Cowboys Dancehall in San Antonio, Texas, the Golden Boy Live! card on Monday, January 26 will feature Austin’s own Travell “Black Magic” Mazion (9-0, 9 KOs) in ... Read More »

Official Weights from Broomfield

Saturday’s HBO Boxing After Dark doubleheader telecast begins at 9:45 p.m. (ET/PT). The HBO telecast kicks off live from 1STBANK Center, located in the Denver suburb of Broomfield, CO., when light heavyweights Gilberto Ramirez and Maxim Vlasov square off for 10 rounds. The main event of the evening, a 12-round welterweight showdown, features Mike Alvarado against Brandon Rios in the ... Read More »

CES MMA returns to national spotlight Jan. 30

LINCOLN, R.I. (Jan. 22nd, 2015) — The Chuck O’Neil preparing to enter the cage next Friday is a smarter, savvier version of the raw talent who first stepped foot inside the hexagon eight years ago. “I’d just fight and say, ‘Screw this guy. I’m going to punch him in the face,'” O’Neil said. “That was my logic behind fights.” Nearly ... Read More »

Brokenshire to Face Rival Erosa for 145lb. Championship at Super Fight League America 3

Tacoma, Washington (January 22nd, 2015) Brian Halquist Productions and CageSport MMA are proud to announce Super Fight League America 3, live from the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, Washington on Saturday, February 21st 2015 at 7:00pm. Coming off one of the most talked about shows the northwest has seen in years, Super Fight League America 3 promises fans another thrilling ... Read More »

Amateur Middleweight Rivalry Carries Over to Pros in FNF Opener on Jan. 30

Mashantucket, CT:During their amateur careers New England middleweights Russell Lamour (11-0, 5 KOs), of Portland, Maine, and Thomas Falowo (12-3, 8 KOs), of Pawtucket, Rhode Island, met several times, with Lamour defeating Falowo all but once. Now these two fighters meet again as pros for hometown bragging rights in their ESPN Friday Night Fights debut at Foxwoods in Mashantucket, CT. ... Read More »

Jason Sosa vs. Bergman Aguilar on March 6 at 2300 Arena in South Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA–Jason Sosa, of Camden, NJ, riding an eight-fight knockout streak, returns to action Friday? evening, March 6, when he boxes Bergman Aguilar, of Escazu, Costa Rica, in an eight-round junior lightweight fight at the 2300 Arena in South Philadelphia. The Sosa-Bergman contest, along with an eight-round heavyweight match featuring Joey Dawejko, of Philadelphia, PA, headlines a seven-fight card which ... Read More »

Full card announced for this Saturday, January 24 at the GPG Event Center in Pennsauken, NJ

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Pennsauken, NJ (January 22, 2015)–This Saturday night, January 24 at the GPG Event Center (Formerly the Woodbine Inn) in Pennsauken, New Jersey, the inaugural boxing will take place with local favorite as Heavyweight contender Chazz Witherspoon (31-3, 23 KO’s) of Paulsboro, NJ will take on Cory Phelps (16-7-1, 8 KO’s) of Catlettsburg, KY in a bout scheduled for 10-rounds. The ... Read More »

Raymond “Tito” Serrano decisions Jerome Rodriguez in Philadelphia

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Philadelphia (January 22, 2015 ) – This past Tuesday night at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia, Jr. Welterweight Raymond “Tito” Serrano scored a clear unanimous decision over Jerome Rodriguez. With the win, Serrano raised his record to 20-2 as the score cards read 59-55 on all cards. “It was a fight that I worked on things in training,”said Serrano. “I ... Read More »

Weights from New York

Floriana Pagliara 125.4 vs Antwan Robertson 123.4 (WBU Americas Featherweight title) Wright Johnson Junior Wright 199.2 vs Rayford Johnson 198.8 Perea Salas Ytalo Perea 237.8 vs Emilio Salas 207.2 Akil Frederick-Auguste 159.2 vs Eddie Edmond 158.6 Gary Beriguette 145.2 vs Rafael Luna 148.2 Tre’Sean Wiggins 145.6 va Ilyas Aksabaev 145.2 Marcos Suarez 137.4 vs Micah Branch 130.8 Damien Yero 154 ... Read More »

WBC 30-DAY WEIGH-IN RESULTS GOLOVKIN 172, MURRAY 169

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Monte-Carlo (January 21, 2015) Thirty days out from their highly anticipated World Middleweight Championship, GENNADY “GGG” GOLOVKIN and MARTIN MURRAY have both weighed in within the World Boxing Council’s (‘WBC’) required limits heading into their February 21 clash in Monte-Carlo. From his training camp in Big Bear Lake, California, Golovkin, the WBA/IBO and WBC ‘Interim’ Middleweight Champion weighed in at ... Read More »

Bellator’s British Invasion has a new king – King Mo Lawal takes on Cheick Kongo Feb. 27

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (January 21, 2015) – Injury has forced the delay of a heavily anticipated matchup between Bobby Lashley (12-2) and James Thompson (20-14) but Bellator MMA officials have announced a blockbuster fight to replace it in Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal (14-4) vs. Cheick Kongo (22-9-2). Also Andre Santos (37-9) has stepped in for the injured welterweight champion Douglas ... Read More »

Alvarado, Rios & Arum Conference Call Transcript

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BOB ARUM: Thank you. Everyone is looking forward to what should be a great, great fight. The previous two fights were classics and this one will probably top them all. I am really looking forward to Saturday night in Denver and now I would like to put the fighters on. These are two gladiators. These are two guys that make ... Read More »

SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING®: BERMANE STIVERNE vs. DEONTAY WILDER DRAWS RECORD VIEWERSHIP

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NEW YORK (Jan. 21, 2015)—SHOWTIME Sports garnered a record audience for Saturday’s 2015 SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING premiere telecast headlined by newly minted WBC Heavyweight World Champion Deontay Wilder in his breakout win over Bermane Stiverne. The main event ranks as the highest-rated fight on any premium network in the past 12 months while the entire three-fight telecast becomes the highest ... Read More »

HBO BOXING® PRESENTS THE TIEBREAKING CONCLUSION OF AN EPIC TRILOGY WHEN HBO BOXING AFTER DARK®: MIKE ALVARADO VS. BRANDON RIOS 3 AND GILBERTO RAMIREZ VS. MAXIM VLASOV IS SEEN SATURDAY, JAN. 24

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HBO Boxing begins a new season with the final chapter in a heated rivalry when HBO BOXING AFTER DARK: MIKE ALVARADO VS. BRANDON RIOS 3 AND GILBERTO RAMIREZ VS. MAXIM VLASOV is seen SATURDAY, JAN. 24 at 9:45 p.m. (live ET/tape-delayed PT) from 1STBANK Center in Broomfield, Colo., exclusively on HBO. The HBO Sports team will be ringside for the ... Read More »

RIOS TO CONTEMPLATE RETIREMENT IF HE DOESN’T WIN WHAT HE TIPS WILL BE ‘THE BEST FIGHT OF THE TRILOGY’ AGAINST OLD FOE ALVARADO LIVE ON BOXNATION

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LONDON (21 Jan) – Brandon Rios has labelled his trilogy showdown with nemesis Mike Alvarado a ‘do or die’ affair, admitting he may hang up his gloves if he loses. The all-action welterweight star will meet the exciting 34-year-old Alvarado in battle for the third time this weekend, following two epic clashes in which they share a win apiece. Ahead ... Read More »

M-1 Challenge 55 card getting stacked Fioravanti vs. Kudukhashvili & Vitruk vs. Coga added

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (Jan. 21, 2015) – M-1 Global’s 2015 season-opening event, M-1 Challenge 55: Guram Gugenishvili Memorial Show, is gradually developing into an exciting, stacked event on February 21 in Tbilisi, Georgia. The latest fights to be added to M-1 Challenge 55, dedicated to the memory of the first M-1 Challenge heavyweight champion, Guran Gugenishvili, is an intriguing middleweight ... Read More »

Price faces Costa Junior on February 21 in Berlin

David Price (18-2, 15 KOs) will face Irineu Beato Costa Junior (16-2, 14 KOs) on February 21 at the O2 World in Berlin, Germany. The heavyweights go toe-to-toe on the undercard of the WBO World Super Middleweight rematch between Arthur Abraham (41-4, 28 KOs) and Paul Smith (35-4, 20 KOs), live on Sky Sports. Price returns, following a six-month injury ... Read More »

BOXING LEGEND OSCAR DE LA HOYA ANNOUNCES NEW COMBAT SPORTS, TRAVEL AND LIFESTYLE NETWORK

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MIAMI (Jan. 21, 2015) Olympic gold medalist, 10-time world champion in six weight divisions and leading boxing promoter Oscar De La Hoya will launch a new Spanish-language sports, travel and lifestyle cable television channel called De La Hoya TV, the “Golden Boy” announced today at the National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE) annual conference in Miami. Offering news, analysis ... Read More »

‘Axeman’ Walters Wins Jamaican Sportsman of the Year

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Leon Margules of Warriors Boxing wishes to congratulate WBA Super World Featherweight Champion Nicholas “The Axeman” Walters for being named Jamaican Sportsman of the Year at the 54th RJR Sports Foundation National Awards. 29-year-old Walters (25-0, 21 KOs), a native of Montego Bay, Jamaica, had a spectacular 2014, stopping respected champions Vic Darchinyan (TKO 5) and Nonito Donaire (TKO 6). ... Read More »

THE UFC® RETURNS TO DALLAS ON MARCH 14 WITH TWO TITLE FIGHTS AS PETTIS MEETS DOS ANJOS AND ESPARZA TAKES ON JEDRZEJCZYK AT UFC® 185

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Las Vegas, Nevada – Two world titles are on the line when the UFC® returns to the American Airlines Center in Dallas on Saturday, March 14 as lightweight champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis defends his title for the second time when he meets No. 1 contender Rafael dos Anjos and newly-crowned women’s strawweight champion Carla Esparza makes her first title defense ... Read More »

Dmitry Salita, Star of David Boxing Promotions Team Up With Boxer Junior Wright To Honor NY Police

Brooklyn, NY (January 20, 2015)– Boxing and law enforcement working in tandem have a long and admirable history. Police Athletic Leagues have provided a haven for wayward youths, and allowed at-risk youth and law enforcement personnel to interact and form bonds which prove personally beneficial, and also help strengthen fragile communities. With that in mind, promoter Dmitriy Salita and his ... Read More »

Fight Network Presents Golden Boy LIVE: Hunter vs. Alvarado Tuesday, Jan. 20 at 8 p.m. ET

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5 Toronto – Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, presents the first 2015 installment of Golden Boy Live! this Tuesday, Jan. 20 at 8 p.m. ET, featuring a celebration of Bernard Hopkins’ 50th birthday with a night of boxing fit for a legend. Fight Network’s broadcast will air live exclusively in ... Read More »

GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS’ FIGHTERS WIN IN VENEZUELA

LOS ANGELES (Jan 19) – Former WBA Interim Super Lightweight World Champion Johan “El Terrible” Perez (20-2-1, 13 KOs) returned to the ring on Friday, Jan. 16 to win the vacant NABA Welterweight title at the Polideportivo José María Vargas in La Guaira, Venezuela. Perez defeated Humberto “Betillo” Gutierrez (29-6-2, 21 KOs) via a 12-round unanimous decision. Alfonso Blanco (9-0, ... Read More »

FORMER WBC HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION BERMANE STIVERNE, HALL OF FAME PROMOTER DON KING, TRAINER DON HOUSE MEET THE MEDIA TO DISCUSS BOXER’S CONDITION, FUTURE FOLLOWING HIS LOSS TO DONTAY WILDER ON SATURDAY NIGHT

Bermane Stiverne

LAS VEGAS (Jan. 19, 2015) – Two nights after being hospitalized following his loss to unbeaten challenger Deontay Wilder on SHOWTIME® from the MGM Grand Garden Arena, former WBC Heavyweight Champion Bermane Stiverne, his Hall of Fame promoter, Don King, and his trainer, Don House, hosted a press conference late today at the MGM Grand. Here’s what they had to ... Read More »

“NOTORIOUS” TRAVIS PETERKIN HEADLINES UPCOMING BROADWAY BOXING CARD

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New York, NY (1/19/15) – DiBella Entertainment’s (DBE) popular and longstanding Broadway Boxing series returns on Thursday, January 29, with a thrilling nine-bout card held at NYC’s famed B.B. King Blues Club & Grill. Headlining the event will be Brooklyn’s talented and charismatic light heavyweight prospect “Notorious” Travis Peterkin (13-0, 5 KOs), who has been a fixture on the series ... Read More »