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COMBATE AMERICAS AND NBC UNIVERSO KICK OFF ALL-NEW MMA FIGHT SERIES “ROAD TO THE CHAMPIONSHIP” LIVE ON THUR., SEPT. 17 FROM LAS VEGAS

NEW YORK – August 26, 2015 – Combate Americas, the first-ever U.S. Hispanic Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) sports franchise founded by Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) co-creator Campbell McLaren, and NBC UNIVERSO, the modern sports and entertainment cable channel for Latinos, today announced the kick-off of “Road To The Championship,” an all-new, multi-year MMA fight series that will air live on ... Read More »

Chilemba and Barrera Both Accept Light Heavyweight Eliminator Bout

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otowa, NJ: Last week Isaac “Golden Boy” Chilemba (24-2-2, 10 KOs) had the very rare privilege of choosing between two mandatory offers: one from the WBC and the other from the IBF. The 28-year old from Malawi opted to take the offer from the WBC. Shortly thereafter, the IBF extended the mandatory fight offer to Main Events’ stablemate Sullivan Barrera ... Read More »

Inaugural Team Tarver Back-To- School drive a major hit last week in Tampa

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TAMPA (August 26, 2015) — The inaugural Team Tarver Back-To-School-Drive was a major hit last week at Layla’s House (www.LaylasHouse.com) in Tampa, Florida. Five-time world champion and world heavyweight contender, Antonio “The Magic Man” Tarver (31-6-1, 22 KOs), his son, unbeaten junior middleweight prospect Antonio Tarver, Jr. (3-0, 2 KOs), and some other Team Tarver members distributed school supplies last ... Read More »

Danny Roman Ranked as No. 15 Super Bantamweight by WBA

ORANGE, Calif. (Aug. 25, 2015) – Danny Roman (16-2-1, 5 KOs), the current NABA Super Bantamweight Champion, has joined an elite group of boxers. The World Boxing Association has ranked Roman as its number fifteenth challenger. The ranking comes just weeks after Roman won his current title against veteran Daniel Noriega in July. “I was at the gym working out ... Read More »

MARIO BARRIOS RETURNS SEPT 6TH IN CORPUS CHRISTI

SAN ANTONIO, TX (August 26, 2015) – Unbeaten rising star, Super-Featherweight Mario Barrios (10-0, 5 KOs), will make a quick return back to the ring on Sunday, September 6, 2015 against Jonathan “Popeye” Perez (33-12, 27 KOs). The 8-round bout will take place at the American Bank Center, in Corpus Christi, Texas. This past July, Barrios went the distance in ... Read More »

GSS announces that Radio Rahim, Diego Magdaleno and Rebecca Grant to make up broadcast team for Inaugural stream this Friday night’s “Best in Boxing”card live from Tijuana, Mexico

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Las Vegas, NV (August 25, 2015) -This Friday night, it will be a special night of boxing when Global Sports Streaming (GSS) will present the first broadcast of a brand new sports streaming service and the premier edition of Best in Boxing (BIB) The first broadcast on Friday, August 28, 2015 will feature the IBU Middleweight title bout between Tony ... Read More »

NARANTUNGALAG JADAMBAA DEFENDS ONE FEATHERWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP AGAINST MARAT GAFUROV AT ONE: ODYSSEY OF CHAMPIONS IN JAKARTA

26 August 2015 – Jakarta: Asia’s largest sports media property and the world’s most exciting mixed martial arts (MMA) organization, ONE Championship™ (ONE), has just intensified its highly-anticipated return to Jakarta, Indonesia with the announcement of eight exciting new bouts. ONE: ODYSSEY OF CHAMPIONS, which takes place at the Istora Senayan indoor arena on 27 September, will showcase a band ... Read More »

CHALLENGE ACCEPTED: VERA VS PARRY SET FOR MANILA

26 August 2015 – Manila: ONE Championship™ (ONE) will return to Manila, Philippines for a grudge match between top-ranked heavyweight contenders Brandon “The Truth” Vera and Chi Lewis “Chopper” Parry at Mall of Asia (MOA) Arena on 11 December 2015, with the winner set to be crowned the inaugural ONE Championship™ Heavyweight World Champion. ONE: SPIRIT OF CHAMPIONS will play ... Read More »

SPECIAL EDITION OF LA FIGHT CLUB FEATURES LIGHTWEIGHT SHOWDOWN BETWEEN PUERTO RICO’s JEFFREY FONTANEZ AND MEXICO’S MARVIN “CACHORRO” QUINTERO

LOS ANGELES (August 25) – In a special edition of LA FIGHT CLUB at the Belasco Theater on Friday, September 18, Golden Boy Promotions will present an action-packed card featuring Puerto Rican phenom Jeffrey Fontanez (16-1, 12 KOs) and Mexican banger Marvin “Cachorro” Quintero (27-6, 23 KOs) in a 10-round lightweight main event. LA FIGHT CLUB will be broadcast live ... Read More »

MIGUEL COTTO AND CANELO ALVAREZ LOS ANGELES PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES

Miguel Cotto and Daniel Geale Weigh-in

LOS ANGELES (August 25, 2015) – Reigning WBC, Ring Magazine and Lineal Middleweight World Champion, Miguel Cotto, and former WBC and WBA Super Welterweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez, launched their four-city press tour yesterday in Los Angeles, at the Hollywood and Highland Center ahead of their highly anticipated championship showdown. The fight will take place Saturday, Nov. 21 atthe Mandalay ... Read More »

UFC® TO ‘GO BIG’ WITH NEW SEASONAL CAMPAIGN

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Las Vegas – UFC® will GO BIG on Friday, Sept. 4, with the announcement of its new seasonal campaign, showcasing a series of can’t-miss fights on its upcoming live event schedule. UFC President Dana White will be joined in Las Vegas by many of the top fighters in the world in advance of UFC 191 to preview the upcoming lineup. ... Read More »

MIKE “YES INDEED” REED RETURNS TO THE RING SEPTEMBER 11 IN LAS VEGAS

WASHINGTON, D.C., U.S.A. – On Friday night, September 11, 2015, at The Chelsea inside The Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada, 22-year-old Top Rank light welterweight professional boxer, Mike “Yes Indeed” Reed (Washington, D.C./Waldorf, MD/pro record: 15-0-0, 8 KOs) will take on Antonio “Aztec God of War” Canas (Chicago, Illinois/pro record: 10-1-1, 4 KOs) in an 8 round bout. Reed-Canas ... Read More »

GH3 Promotions O’Shanique Foster and Lavarn Harvell score 1st round knockouts in Washington, DC

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Nutley, NJ (August 25, 2015) – This past Saturday night at North Hall at East Market in Washington, D.C, two fighters under the GH3 Promotional stable scored first round stoppages and are now looking forward to big fights in the fall. The card was promoted by Jeter Promotions. Light Heavyweight Lavarn Harvell (15-1, 8 KO’s)of Atlantic City, New Jersey took ... Read More »

Tony Hirsch battles Rolando Paredes for the IBU Middleweight title in main event of Global Sports Streaming main event “Best in Boxing” Inaugural stream Friday night on YouTube

Las Vegas, NV (August 25, 2015) -This Friday night, it will be a special night of boxing when Global Sports Streaming (GSS) will present the first broadcast of a brand new sports streaming service and the premier edition of Best in Boxing (BIB) The first broadcast on Friday, August 28, 2015 will feature the IBU Middleweight title bout between Tony ... Read More »

Inspired by close friends Broner and Warren, Brandon Bennett inching closer to world title shot

Washington, DC (August 25, 2015) This Friday night, August 28 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in the nation’s capital of Washington, DC, King’s Promotions will present a spectacular night of boxing that will feature some of the best talent in the United States. In the main event, Brandon Bennett (19-1, 8 KO’s) will square off with former world ... Read More »

Weights from Brooklyn

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Alex Miskirtchian 127.2 – Cornelius Lock 125.6 Dimash Niyazov 134.8 – Ariel Duran 135.8 Gary Beriguette 149.4 – Anton Williamson 149.8 John Joe Nevin 135.6 – Victor Capaceta 135.2 Tresean Wiggins 146.4 – Kevin Womack Jr. 145.4 Bakhtiyar Eyubov 143 – Cory Baur 142.6 Junior Wright 198.8 – Harvey Jolly 185.2 Jose De La Rosa 148.8 – Kamal Muhammad 146.4 ... Read More »

TICKETS FOR MIGUEL COTTO VS. CANELO ALVAREZ GO ON SALE TUESDAY, AUGUST 25 AT 10:00 AM PT

Miguel Cotto

LOS ANGELES (August 24, 2015) – Tickets for the highly anticipated showdown between WBC and Ring Magazine Middleweight World Champion Miguel Cotto and former two-time Super Welterweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez will go on sale tomorrow, Tuesday, Aug. 25 at 10:00 a.m. PT. Tickets are priced at $2,000, $1,750, $1,250, $650, $350 and $150, not including applicable service charges, and ... Read More »

Boxcino 2015 Jr. Middleweight champion, John “Apollo Kidd” Thompson to fight Liam Smith for vacant WBO Jr. Middleweight title on October 10 in Manchester, England

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Philadelphia, PA (August 24, 2015) – Boxcino 2015 champion John “Apollo Kidd” Thompson has signed to face undefeated Liam Smith for the vacant WBO world Jr. Middleweight title on October 10th in Manchester, England. Thompson joins Willie Monroe Jr. as the 2nd Boxcino champion to fight for a world title in a five month span. Thompson (17-1, 6 KO’s) of ... Read More »

FIGHTER OF THE YEAR TERENCE CRAWFORD TAKES ON NO. 2 CONTENDER DIERRY JEAN IN HOMECOMING WORLD TITLE DEFENSE

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OMAHA, NEB. (August 24, 2015) — Undefeated two-division world champion and the reigning Fighter of the Year, TERENCE “Bud” CRAWFORD, Omaha’s favorite son, will make a homecoming defense of his World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior welterweight title against one-time world title challenger and current No. 2 world-rated contender, DIERRY “Dougy Style” JEAN, Saturday, October 24, at CenturyLink Center Omaha (455 ... Read More »

Q&A WITH TOP UNBEATEN HEAVYWEIGHT PROSPECT TREVOR BRYAN AS HE PREPARES TO FACE VETERAN DERRIC ROSSY THIS FRIDAY ON SHOWTIME®

LAS VEGAS (Aug. 24, 2015) – Promising up-and-coming heavyweight Trevor “The Dream” Bryan (15-0, 11 KOs) will put his unblemished record on the line when he faces his toughest opponent to date, experienced Derric Rossy (30-9, 14 KOs), in the 10-round heavyweight matchup in the main event of this Friday’s ShoBox: The New Generation tripleheader live on SHOWTIME (11 p.m. ... Read More »

BROOKLYN BRAWL TO BE CARRIED LIVE ON ESPN3

BROOKLYN (Aug. 24, 2015) – – Broadcast and digital television information is now available for the Tuesday, Aug. 25 Brooklyn Brawl, announced by boxing champion-turned promoter Dmitriy Salita. ESPN3 will carry the event live from 8-11 p.m. via its multiscreen network, available to 99 million households nationwide. Meanwhile, the highly-anticipated Boxing At The Beach event is also scheduled to be ... Read More »

“The Knock Out King” goes Korean style Randall Bailey signs with AK Promotions Scheduled to fight Oct. 4 in South Korea

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MIAMI / SEOUL (August 24, 2015) – Three-time, two-division world champion Randall “The Knock Out King” Bailey (45-8, 38 KOs) has signed an exclusive promotional contract with South Korean-based AK Promotions, Bailey’s manager Si Stern (SHS Boxing Management) announced today. Bailey, who fights out of Miami and is trained there by Orlando Cuellar, is scheduled to make his AK Promotions ... Read More »

Marcin Tybura to defend M-1 Challenge Heavyweight Title Belt vs. Ante Delija

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (August 24, 2015) – M-1 Challenge heavyweight champion Marcin Tybura will defend his title September 20 in the rescheduled M-1 Challenge 61 main event against Ante “The Walking Trouble” Delija in Ingushetia, Russia Tybura vs. Delija was originally scheduled to headline M-1 Challenge 61, Sept. 5 in Beijing, China, which was postponed until a date to be ... Read More »

WITNESS THE END OF AN ERA – BOXNATION LANDS RIGHTS TO SHOW FLOYD MAYWEATHER’S FINAL FIGHT PLUS GEORGE GROVES’ WBC WORLD TITLE SHOT

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LONDON (24 August) – Boxing superstar and the best pound-for-pound fighter on the planet Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather will end his iconic career live and exclusive on the world’s number one boxing channel BoxNation when he takes on Haitian hard-hitter Andre Berto on September 12. The unbeaten Mayweather will hang up his gloves following the Berto clash after an illustrious 19-year ... Read More »

BROWNE WONT LET INJURY KNOCK HIM OFF TITLE COURSE

DOCTORS have confirmed that Lucas Browne sustained a broken thumb in his fight with Julius Long last week, but that isn’t going to put him off his pursuit of the WBA heavyweight crown. The Aussie suffered the break in the first round and was forced to box one-handed until he knocked Long cold in the ninth. Lucas is the current ... Read More »