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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 »

Minnesota’s Caleb Truax Out for Redemption against Derek Ennis on Friday, July 25, at UIC Pavilion in Chicago

WBA #15, IBF #13, and WBO #11-rated Caleb “Golden” Truax (23-1-2, 14 KOs) of Osseo, Minnesota, admits he didn’t look so great in his last fight. Paired up against notorious spoiler Ossie Duran in January of this year, live worldwide on ESPN Friday Night Fights, Truax’s red-hot streak of victories came to a screeching halt, as he struggled to earn ... Read More »

OFFICIAL WEIGH-IN RESULTS THURSDAY, ROCKIN FIGHTS 14

The Official Public Weigh-In for this week’s ESPN FRIDAY NIGHT FIGHTS/”ROCKIN FIGHTS 14″ took place today at The Paramount In front of a large group of local fight fans, all four TV fighters made their contractual weight. Emanuel Taylor, 141.5 vs. Karim Mayfield, 143 Cletus Seldin, 140.8 vs. Bayan Jargal, 141.2 Jason Escalera, 167.8 vs. Naim Terbunja, 168.6 Anthony Karperis, ... Read More »

THE “MAYHEM” MARVELS: MAYWEATHER vs. MAIDANA 2 PRESS TOUR WRAPS UP IN LOS ANGELES

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LOS ANGELES (July 17, 2014) – Eleven-time world champion Floyd Mayweather and former welterweight titlist Marcos Maidana held their fifth and final announcement press conference in Pershing Square in Los Angeles, Calif. on Thursday to formally discuss their highly anticipated rematch taking place Saturday, Sept. 13 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, live on SHOWTIME PPV®. Thursday’s press event in ... Read More »

RISING JUNIOR WELTERWEIGHT STARS KEANDRE GIBSON AND JOSE HERNANDEZ FEATURED AS THE CO-MAIN EVENT ON FOX SPORTS 1 AND FOX DEPORTES’ GOLDEN BOY LIVE! SERIES ON THURSDAY, AUGUST 7 AT THE AMERICAN BANK CENTER IN CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS

Corpus Christi, TX (July 16) – Rising junior welterweight star KeAndre Gibson, fighting out of Austin, Texas, will take a trip to Corpus Christi on Thursday, August 7, when he squares off with Fort Worth’s Jose Hernandez in the eight-round co-main event of FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes’ Golden Boy Live! at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, ... Read More »

Melson Injures Rotator Cuff; Tapia Fight Off!

New York, NY (July 17, 2014) – Junior Middleweight Captain Boyd “Rainmaker” Melson has been forced to withdraw from his Saturday, July 26 bout against contender Glen Tapia. Melson, who was in the best shape of his professional career and prepared in an extended training camp, believes he tore his left rotator cuff Tuesday during one of his final sparring ... Read More »

Local MMA Star, CJ Marsh, to Fight Will Noland

July 17th, 2014 (Tacoma, WA) – Local favorite, CJ Marsh (5-5), has stepped up to fight Will Noland (8-4) in the main event of CageSport 31, this Saturday night at the Emerald Queen Casino. Earlier this week, Noland’s opponent, Alfonso Gonzales, injured his rotator cuff while training and had no choice, but to being pulled out of the fight. Marsh ... Read More »

Fight Network Presents Golden Boy LIVE: Gesta vs. Arceo Friday, July 18 at 10 p.m. ET

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Toronto – Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, presents a Friday edition of Golden Boy Live! at 10 p.m. ET as top lightweight contender Mercito “No Mercy” Gesta returns to the Bay Area when he headlines in a 10-round bout against Luis “El Vampiro” Arceo at Long Shoreman’s Hall in San ... Read More »

MAZATLAN’S TOP-RATED CONTENDER WITH THE MATINEE IDOL LOOKS GILBERTO “Zurdo” RAMIREZ READY FOR HIS COMING OUT PARTY!

MACAO, CHINA (July 17, 2014) — Undefeated Top-Five world-rated super middleweight contender GILBERTO “Zurdo” RAMIREZ (28-0, 22 KOs), of Mazatlan, Mexico, is ready for his debut on the international stage. The southpaw Ramirez, 23, with the mega-watt smile and matinee idol looks, has graduated from prospect to bona fide world title contender. He will be defending his perfect record and ... Read More »

JOE DEGUARDIA’S STAR BOXING PRESENTS ESPN FRIDAY NIGHT FIGHTS/”ROCKIN FIGHTS 14″ JULY 18 AT THE PARAMOUNT

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NEW YORK: (July 17, 2014) The Official Public Weigh-In for this week’s ESPN FRIDAY NIGHT FIGHTS/”ROCKIN FIGHTS 14″ will take place at The Paramount on Thursday afternoon, July 17 at 2:30 p.m. Fans are encouraged to attend and watch their favorite fighters make weight and pose for final pictures prior to the fights on Friday night. ESPN FRIDAY NIGHT FIGHTS/”ROCKIN ... Read More »

Nugaev vs. Shafikov Headline ESPN Friday Night Fights at Chumash Casino August 15

NEW JERSEY (July 17, 2014) – Gary Shaw Productions highly ranked lightweight contender, Rustam Nugaev (27-6-1, 17 KOs) has officially signed to fight Russia’s Denis Shafikov (33-1-1, 18 KOs) in a 12-round IBF elimination bout. The fight will air live on ESPN “Friday Night Fights” and will take place at Chumash Resort Casino in Santa Ynez, Calif., on August 15, ... Read More »

GENNADY “GGG” GOLOVKIN LOS ANGELES MEDIA WORKOUT QUOTES

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Santa Monica, CA (July 16, 2014) In front of a packed house of Southern California media on Wednesday afternoon, boxing’s fastest rising star, GENNADY “GGG” GOLOVKIN held his first Los Angeles workout for the press corps, just ten days ahead of his WBA/IBO World Middleweight Championship defense against Two-time world champion DANIEL “The Real Deal” GEALE. Working under the watchful ... Read More »