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Black Flash Promotions presents: ‘The Homecoming’ Oct 25th

Black Flash Promotions, headed by former British and European champion Pat Barrett has had to soak up a few promotional body blows since the announcement of their first show at the Middleton Arena in Manchester on October 25th. The original bill has changed somewhat since it was first announced with former Commonwealth champion Matty Hall and the popular Ben Mulligan ... Read More »

BROADWAY BOXING RESULTS FROM B.B. KING BLUES CLUB & GRILL

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New York, NY (10/15/14) – Earlier tonight at NYC’s famed B.B. King Blues Club and Grill in midtown Manhattan, DiBella Entertainment returned for the latest installment of its popular Broadway Boxing series, sponsored by Everlast and Manfredi Auto Group. In support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, each boxer wore pink and black boxing gloves donated by Everlast. Headlining the action-packed ... Read More »

DONAIRE AND WALTERS WORKOUT QUOTES

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LOS ANGELES (October 15, 2015) — World Boxing Association (WBA) featherweight champions NONITO “The Filipino Flash” DONAIRE and NICHOLAS “The Axe Man” WALTERS collide This Saturday! in a WBA featherweight title unification showdown at a sold-out StubHub! Center in Carson, Calif. The fight will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing®, beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. The telecast will ... Read More »

Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini International Boxing Hall of Fame Candidate

NEW YORK (Oct. 14, 2014) – Former World Boxing Association (WBA) lightweight champion Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini is officially a candidate for induction into the International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF). Mancini (29-5, 23 KOs), the pride of Youngstown, Ohio, turned professional in 1979 and officially retired from the ring in 1992. From 1982 to 1984, he captured the hearts ... Read More »

Giovani Santillan Defends Title, Aims for 15 Straight Wins on “New Blood” Friday, Oct. 24

ORANGE, Calif. (Oct. 14, 2014) – Undefeated junior welterweight Giovani Santillan (14-0, 8 KOs) makes the first title defense of his young career when he meets the hard striking Luis Solis (14-4-4, 12 KOs) in the 8-round main event of Thompson Boxing Promotions “New Blood” event, Friday, Oct. 24, from the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, Calif. Santillan, fighting out of ... Read More »

Pat Lynch Boxing signs Welterweight Clarence Booth

St. Petersburg, FL (October 15, 2014)–Respected boxing manager and former Manager of the Year, Pat Lynch is pleased to announce the signing of Welterweight prospect Clarence Booth to an exclusive managerial contract. Lynch, who was the former manager of Hall of Famer Arturo Gatti and currently manages Jr. Middleweight rising star Glen Tapia as well as undefeated Jr. Welterweight prospect ... Read More »

“Renegade” Robles and “Diamond Girl” Quintana Return to San Diego After Success Abroad!

(San Diego) -Two of San Diego’s boxing rising stars come back home on Friday, October 24th, at the new home for local professional boxing, the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Mission Valley, when interim WBC Latino 140lbs. champion Emmanuel “Renegade” Robles (11-0-1, 3KO) and NABF strawweight champion Amaris “Diamond Girl” Quintana (8-2-2, 1KO) headline “San Diego Fights: Back in Business”. Presented ... Read More »

CHICAGO’S RISING STARS TO APPEAR ON ‘THE HOMECOMING’ UNDERCARD

CHICAGO (Oct. 15, 2014) – Top up-and-coming Windy City boxing prospects Alex Martin, Semajay Thomas, Eddie Ramirez and Jose Felix Quezada to join light heavyweight contender Andrzej “Chicago’s Polish Prince” Fonfara’s undercard, as he makes his “Homecoming” against France via Congo’s Doudou Ngumbu in the main event of a SHOWTIME BOXING: Special Edition event on Saturday, Nov. 1 at the ... Read More »

HBO World Championship Boxing this Saturday: Golovkin vs. Rubio & Donaire vs. Walters

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In two short years, middleweight titleholder Gennady Golovkin has built a powerhouse reputation with East Coast fans thanks to an intriguing array of skills, highlighted by stunning knockout power, becoming perhaps the sport’s most feared fighter. Now, he takes aim at the West Coast in his first Los Angeles-area prizefight when WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING: GENNADY GOLOVKIN VS. MARCO ANTONIO RUBIO ... Read More »

Cunningham-Visinia Scouting Report: Experience Meets Size and Power

Philadelphia, PA: Veteran heavyweight Steve “USS” Cunningham has the advantage that comes from over 30 career professional fights as he heads into his Oct. 18 match-up with Natu “The Truth” Visinia, but Visinia has power and a significant weight advantage over the current USBA Heavyweight Champ when they meet at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia, PA. The scouting report for ... Read More »

Banner Promotions gearing up for busy Fall schedule

Philadelphia, PA (October 14, 2014)– Banner Promotions will be closing 2014 with a string of domestic and international fights that are on tap for some of the biggest stars in boxing. On Saturday, November 22 in Macao, China, WBO Jr. Welterweight world champion Chris Algieri will take part in one of the biggest fights of the year when he takes ... Read More »

Lewkowicz Congratulates ‘Pilon’ Lara for Smashing Debut

Super bantamweight prospect Jorge “Pilon” Lara wanted to put on an impressive performance for his first fight under the promotional banner of Sampson Boxing… Mission accomplished. Fighting on the undercard of Saturday’s Molina vs. Bundrage fight at the Oasis Hotel Complex in Cancun, Mexico, Lara (26-0-1, 18 KOs) dominated tough veteran Jovanny Soto, dropping him four times before stopping him ... Read More »

24/7 HOPKINS/KOVALEV PREMIERES SATURDAY, OCT. 18 ON HBO®

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Oct. 14, 2014 – In anticipation of the fall boxing season’s signature event – the world light heavyweight unification battle between Bernard Hopkins and Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev on November 8th – HBO Sports will air “24/7 Hopkins/Kovalev,” an exhilarating one episode, 30-minute special examining the upcoming mega-showdown. In the highly-anticipated 175-pound title fight set for the venerable Boardwalk Hall arena ... Read More »

Training Camp Notes: Natu Visinia Fights On Despite Sudden Passing of Trainer

Carson, CA:When Natu “The Truth” Visinia steps into the ring Saturday in Philadelphia, PA, to face veteran Steve “USS” Cunningham, it will be with a heavy heart. Visinia buried his long-time trainer, Charles “Buddy” Bereal, on Oct. 10 after Bereal passed away suddenly from a heart attack. Visinia, 30, is from, Clinton, Illinois, a small town with a population of ... Read More »

ADDITIONAL BLEACHER SEATS FOR “MEXICAN STYLE” GO ON SALE TUESDAY AT NOON PT!!!

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Los Angeles, CA (October 13, 2014) Additional Bleacher Seats will go on sale Tomorrow at Noon PT for “Mexican Style”, the highly anticipated World Championship Boxing event set for This Saturday, October 18th at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. Priced at $53 plus applicable service charges, the Bleacher Seating tickets will be available online at AXS.com, by phone at ... Read More »

OSUMANU AKABA REPLACES JERRY BELMONTES AGAINST EDNER CHERRY OCT. 18 IN PHILADELPHIA ON NBCSN

Philadelphia, PA-Osumanu Akaba, of Ghana, who had a nine-fight knockout streak snapped in his most recent fight, steps in against Edner Cherry in a 10-round junior lightweight contest on Saturday, Oct. 18, at the 2300 Arena in South Philadelphia. Akaba replaces Jerry Belmontes, of Corpus Christi, TX, who injured his right wrist in training last Thursday. The Cherry-Akaba bout and ... Read More »

Current IFBA lightweight champion Crystal “La Morenasa” Morales Will be in San Diego on October 24th!

(San Diego) – Crystal “La Morenasa” Morales, the current IFBA lightweight champion, will be attending the San Diego fight card featuring Amaris Quintana on Oct. 24, to show her support for women’s boxing. Morales hails from Oxnard, California and was a former member of Team Mexico. The twenty-year old went pro in 2005 with a hard battled draw vs Lois ... Read More »

Fight Network Presents GFC 4: Hari vs. Quarteron LIVE Oct. 16 at 12 p.m. ET

Toronto | New York – Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, presents a live international broadcast of the Global Fighting Championship 4: Hari vs. Quarteron kickboxing megashow from Dubai, United Arab Emirates on Thursday, Oct. 16 at 12 p.m. ET, featuring “The Bad Boy” Badr Hari against reigning IKF Muay Thai ... Read More »

Marcus Upshaw reborn for Oct. 23 fight vs. Aaron Pryor Jr.

MIAMI (Oct. 13, 2014) – Modern day road warrior Marcus “Arillius” Upshaw (17-13-2, 8 KOs) plans to jumpstart his career October 23 against fellow gatekeeper and upset specialist, Aaron Pryor Jr. (19-7, 12 KOs), in the 10-round main event on a private (no tickets sold or media coverage) Alarm Charity Boxing fundraiser event at Renaissance Mayflower Hotel in Washington D.C. ... Read More »

Middleweight contender Spada banks on upsetting the odds in Monte Carlo

Monaco/Johannesburg, October 13 – Beating highly-rated Martin Murray will be a short cut to a world title shot, believes Domenico Spada, who challenges for Murray’s WBC Silver middleweight belt in Monte Carlo next weekend. Ranked #7 by the WBC, Spada (39-5, 19 KOs) has been a perpetual contender in recent years and needs a breakthrough win to force his claims. ... Read More »

7-DAY WBC WEIGH-IN RESULTS GOLOVKIN 165, RUBIO 167.5

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Los Angeles, CA (October 11, 2014) Seven days out from their highly anticipated “Mexican Style” showdown, WBA/IBO Middleweight World Champion GENNADY “GGG” GOLOVKIN and WBC Interim Middleweight Champion MARCO ANTONIO “El Veneno” RUBIO were both within the prescribed limits set forth by the World Boxing Council rules. For the WBC Official 7-Day Weigh-In, Golovkin tipped the scale at 165lbs., while ... Read More »

Monty’s of Sheffield sponsors Sheffield star Ross Burkinshaw

Monty’s of Sheffield motor company in Sheffield, England has given new Commonwealth Bantamweight champion Ross “The Boss” Burkinshaw a new, customized Mitsubishi Trojan L200 for his spectacular fight and Commonwealth title win over Jason Cunningham. Monty’s in Sheffield has supported Team Burkinshaw markedly. The dealership has been in operation for over 72 years, and has offered exemplary class and staunch ... Read More »

O’Neil submits Funch to win CES MMA crown

LINCOLN, R.I. (Oct. 10th, 2014) – Chuck O’Neil rebounded from a near devastating blow to the spine Friday night at Twin River Casino and turned the tables on Ricardo Funch to capture CES MMA’s vacant Welterweight Title. O’Neil (14-6), a Bridgewater, Mass., native and former contestant on The Ultimate Fighter reality series, submitted Funch (8-5) with the arm bar at ... Read More »

OSCAR DE LA HOYA, SHEILA E, EUGENIO DERBEZ, ANGELICA MARIA, LA SANTA CECILIA AND JOSE HERNANDEZ OF SOL DE MEXICO ARE AMONG HONOREES AT LATINOS DE HOY AWARDS

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LOS ANGELES, CA – Oct. 10, 2014 -Hoy Los Angeles today announced the 2014 Latinos de Hoy Awards will be held on Saturday, October 11, 7:00-9:00 pm at the Los Angeles Times’ Chandler Auditorium. Honorees will include boxing legend Oscar De La Hoya, Grammy Award nominated singer, drummer and producer Sheila E., telenovela and music icon Angélica Maria, filmmaker and ... Read More »

BROADWAY BOXING COMPLETE CARD ANNOUNCED, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 15, B.B. KING BLUES CLUB & GRILL, NYC

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New York, NY (10/10/14) – Next Wednesday, DiBella Entertainment (DBE) returns to NYC’s famed B.B. King Blues Club and Grill for the latest edition of its Broadway Boxing series. Headlining the card is “The First Lady of DBE” Heather “The Heat” Hardy (10-0, 2KO’s), as she puts her undefeated record on the line and looks to add another title to ... Read More »

Fight Network Presents K-1 World MAX Final LIVE Saturday, Oct. 11 at 11:30 a.m. ET

Toronto | New York – Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, presents a live international broadcast of the K-1 World MAX Final live this Saturday, Oct. 11 at 11:30 a.m. ET. Fight Network’s live broadcast will air on Cablevision’s Optimum TV, Grande Communications, Shentel Cable and Armstrong Cable in the U.S., ... Read More »

Design a UFC Walkout T-shirt to be Worn by Ronda Rousey

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Las Vegas, Nev. – The UFC® is calling all fans, artists and designers to show off their creativity and submit a design that will be worn by UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey as her Walkout T-shirt at her next fight. The UFC and Rousey are looking for a creative, unique design that showcases her personality. There is no cost ... Read More »

Fight Network Presents Rios vs. Castellanos LIVE Tonight at 10 p.m. ET

Toronto – Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, presents its latest installment of Golden Boy Live! tonight, Friday, Oct. 10 at 10 p.m. ET, featuring a 10-round junior lightweight main event pitting Santa Ana’s Ronny Rios putting his perfect 23-0 record on the line against former WBC Silver featherweight champion Robinson ... Read More »