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VERDEJO MAKES PHILLY DEBUT AGAINST SPAIN’S OUAZGHARI DEC. 13 AT 2300 ARENA

Philadelphia, PA—Sensational lightweight Felix Verdejo, the latest in a long line of outstanding Puerto Rican boxers, makes his Philadelphia debut Saturday evening, Dec. 13, when he takes on Karim El Ouazghari, of Barcelona, Spain, in the scheduled eight-round main event at the 2300 Arena. The Verdejo-Ouazghari fight, along with an eight-round super middleweight contest featuring Jesse Hart, of Philadelphia, will ... Read More »

2012 OLYMPIC BRONZE MEDALIST YAMAGUCHI FALCAO GETS REMATCH WITH MARTIN FIDEL RIOS ON NOVEMBER 15

LOS ANGELES (October 27, 2014) – Golden Boy Promotions returns to the airwaves of Globosat in Brazil on Saturday, November 15 with an exciting card featuring several clashes between Brazil and Argentina, as well the latest bout of Olympic Bronze medalist Yamaguchi Falcao. Making a special appearance will be former WBO and WBA Super Featherweight Champion, and two-time WBO Lightweight ... Read More »

Giovani Santillan, Rising Star, Successfully Defends Title on “New Blood”

ORANGE, Calif. (Oct. 27, 2014) – Giovani Santillan is gradually blossoming from a top-tier prospect, to a high level contender. His latest performance, an 8-round unanimous decision win over the power punching Luis Solis, only cemented his reputation as a future disruptor in the junior welterweight division. Santillan (15-0, 8 KOs) was a mixture of style and substance during the ... Read More »

Q & A with Jr. Welterweight contender Emanuel Taylor

Fresh off his spirited effort against three-division world champion Adrein Broner on September 6, Jr. Welterweight contender Emanuel Taylor (18-3, 12 KO’s) opens up about the fight and his future aspirations which he candid about wanting the best fights and becoming a world champion early in 2015 1. After your performance with Broner, Your stock was raised. How do you ... Read More »

IRON MIKE PRODUCTIONS ANNOUNCES SENSATIONAL CARD IN TULSA, NOVEMBER 21

Tulsa, Oklahoma (October 27, 2014) Boxing Legend MIKE TYSON and Iron Mike Productions presents “HARD KNOCKS AT THE HARD ROCK” a world-class evening of professional boxing on Friday, November 21st in The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Tulsa in Tulsa, Oklahoma. “Tulsa, Oklahoma here we come, I can’t wait to bring an action packed show on November ... Read More »

RABCHENKO: “I WILL WIN OVER AUSSIE FANS”

SERGEY RABCHENKO believes a devastating performance against Anthony Mundine will earn him a new army of fans. The Belarusian power-puncher knows a partisan crowd will baying for his blood when the opening bell rings at the Hisense Arena on November 12, but he’s confident that they will be singing his name by the end of the fight. While Mundine splits ... Read More »

“THE REIGN OF SUPERMAN” WBC WORLD HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP ADONIS STEVENSON vs. DMITRY SUKHOTSKIY

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MONTREAL (Oct. 27, 2014) – World Boxing Council (WBC), The Ring Magazine and lineal light heavyweight champion Adonis “Superman” Stevenson (24-1, 20 KOs), the The Ring Magazine and ESPN’s 2013 Fighter of the Year and 2013 Knockout of the Year winner, returns to the ring December 19 at Pepsi Coliseum in Quebec to face Russian challenger Dmitry “The Hunter” Sukhotskiy ... Read More »

Melson to Speak at United States Military Academy!

New York, NY (October 26, 2014) – Junior middleweight boxer, West Point grad and charitable figure Captain Boyd “Rainmaker” Melson has been invited to speak at a leadership development series at the United States Military Academy at West Point Monday, October 27. For the leadership development, Melson will host a one hour interactive discussion with a group of approximately 40 ... Read More »

World Championship double-header in Oldenburg: Hernandez to defend IBF title against Afolabi

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Boxing fans can look forward to a double-header of world championship action on December 6 at the EWE Arena in Oldenburg, Germany. In addition to Juergen Braehmer’s scheduled WBA World Light Heavyweight title defence against Pawel Glazewski, Cuban cruiserweight king Yoan Pablo Hernandez (29-1, 14 KOs) will co-headline with a mandatory defence of his IBF World title against Ola Afolabi ... Read More »

IT’S ON! GGG GOLOVKIN VS MARTIN MURRAY

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Monaco, October 25 — The deal has been signed – unbeaten WBA, IBO and WBC Interim middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin (31-0, 28 KOs) of Kazakhstan will fight top-rated Martin Murray (28-1-1, 12 KOs) of the UK in Monte Carlo on February 21. Golden Gloves and K2 Promotions announced the bout minutes after Murray’s successful WBC Silver belt defence against Domenico ... Read More »

DARLEYS PEREZ RETAINS WBA INTERIM TITLE WITH 6TH ROUND KNOCKOUT

COLOMBIA (Oct. 25, 2014) – Last night at the Coliseo Universidad Del Norte in Barranquilla, Colombia, hometown hero Darleys Perez (31-1, 20 KOs) successfully defended his WBA interim Lightweight title with a 6th round knockout over Jaider Parra (23-2-1, 12 KOs). Perez, who is the mandatory challenger to face current WBA champion Richar Abril, was thrilled with his recent victory ... Read More »

Braehmer to face Glazewski on December 6 in Oldenburg, Germany

Juergen Braehmer (44-2, 32 KOs) will defend his WBA World Light Heavyweight title against Pawel Glazewski (23-2, 5 KOs) on December 6 at the EWE Arena in Oldenburg, Germany. ‘’I’m looking forward to getting back in the ring and defending my title for a third time this year,’’ said Braehmer, who returns following a unanimous decision points victory over Roberto ... Read More »

Ageless Amateur Boxers to compete in Coconut Creek Florida for Ringside’s StrikeGym Masters Championships

Bernard Hopkins will not be the only 45+ year old boxer competing on November 8th. Fight sporting goods company Ringside/Combat Brands from Lenexa Kansas has joined forces with StrikeGym in Coconut Creek Florida to bring a new segment to their Ringside Boxing Tournament Series, exclusively for the ageless fighters. Amateur boxers from the ages of 35-78 will take part in ... Read More »

143 LBS! MANNY “PACMAN” PACQUIAO SHOWS FINE FORM AT FRIDAY’S MEDIA WORKOUT!

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GENERAL SANTOS CITY, PHILIPPINES (October 24, 2014) – Fighter of the Decade and boxing’s only eight-division world champion MANNY “Pacman” PACQUIAO put on an awesome display at his Media Workout on Friday. Members of the press from all over the Philippines crammed into his General Santos City gym to watch him work out with Hall of Fame trainer World-Famous Freddie ... Read More »

TOP CONTENDERS NADJIB MOHAMMEDI AND VYACHESLAV GLAZKOV HEAD UP STACKED NON-TELEVISED UNDERCARD FOR “HOPKINS VS. KOVALEV” ON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8

ATLANTIC CITY (October 24, 2014) – History will be made once again on Saturday, November 8 when the ageless wonder Bernard “The Alien” Hopkins attempts to unify the light heavyweight world title against Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City. But before the HBO World Championship Boxing telecast, an array of top contenders and prospects from around the ... Read More »

The Fight Game with Jim Lampley returns Tuesday, Oct. 28

THE FIGHT GAME WITH JIM LAMPLEY returns for its latest edition TUESDAY, OCT. 28 (11:00-11:30 pm. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. Hosted by the four-time Sports Emmy® winner, who has been the host of HBO Boxing since joining the network in 1988, the show is a provocative, engaging and informative experience that delves into intriguing storylines, newsmakers and issues that are ... Read More »

BERNARD HOPKINS AND SERGEY KOVALEV MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL TRANSCRIPT

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Kelly Swanson Thank you, everybody, for joining us today. We’re very excited about this wonderful unification bout in the light heavyweight division between Bernard Hopkins and Sergey Kovalev. Today on the phone we will have Bernard Hopkins, Sergey Kovalev, his manager, Egis Klimas, Oscar De La Hoya, President and Founder of Golden Boy Promotions and Kathy Duva, CEO of Main ... Read More »

Salita, Cohen team up for November 13th show in Westbury, New York

(October 24, 2014)–Star of David Promotions and founder Dmitriy Salita is excited to announce that on November. 13, Star of David will co-promote a professional boxing card at The Space in Westbury, Long Island. Fans can look forward to seeing heavyweight prospect Jarrell “Big Baby” Miller back in action, shooting to raise his record to 10-0, with 10 KOs. Miller ... Read More »

Weights are in For Tonight’s “San Diego FIghts”

San Diego’s Emmanuel “Renegade” Robles tipped the scales at a fit 139.75lbs while his opponent Carlos “Guerrero” Valenzuela of Phoenix by way of Ciudad Obregon, Mexico, came in at 140lbs. All Photos: Jim Wyatt GET TICKETS TICKETS ARE STILL AVAILABLE BY CALLING 619.420.8866 OR BY VISITING HTTP://WWW.SANDIEGOFIGHTS.COM (San Diego) – WBC ranked #7 Dmytro Kucher 196lbs vs Galen Brown 200lbs ... Read More »

FIGHT WEIGHTS FROM MONTE CARLO

Monaco, October 24 – A slanging match between American Randy Caballero and England’s Stuart Hall was the highlight of an otherwise incident-free weigh-in at the Monte Carlo Casino ahead of Saturday’s “Title Tornado” tournament. With HRH Prince Albert of Monaco in attendance, the pair had to be kept apart moments after weighing in, Caballero’s camp making much of the former ... Read More »

Darleys Perez Weighs in at 132 lbs., Defends Interim WBA World Title Friday

ORANGE, Calif. (Oct. 23, 2014) – Interim WBA Lightweight World Champion Darleys Perez (30-1, 19 KOs) defends his title against fellow Colombian Jaider Parra (23-1-1, 12 KOs) this Friday, Oct. 24, in the 12-round main event from the Coliseo Universidad Del Norte in Barranquilla, Colombia. Perez, who is currently the WBA No. 1 ranked challenger to current world champion Richar ... Read More »

MATT KOROBOV vs. ANDY LEE WORLD MIDDLWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHT ADDED TO BRADLEY-CHAVES/HERRERA-BENAVIDEZ EVENT

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LAS VEGAS, NV. (October 23, 2014) – The exciting world championship boxing event, featuring the Timothy “Desert Storm” Bradley vs. Diego “La Joya” Chaves 12-round welterweight rumble and the MAURICIO “El Maestro” HERRERA vs. JOSE BENAVIDEZ, JR. World Boxing Association (WBA) Interim Super Lightweight World Championship, taking place Saturday, December 13, inside The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas ... Read More »

Giovani Santillan Weighs in at 138.4, Defends Title Tomorrow on “New Blood”

ORANGE, Calif. (Oct. 23, 2014) – Undefeated junior welterweight Giovani Santillan (14-0, 8 KOs), aims to continue his win streak 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, this Friday, Oct. 24, from the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, Calif. The 22-year-old Santillan is making the ... Read More »

Weights from Somerset, NJ

Antoine Douglas 162 – Jose Medina 163 Jorge Diaz 127 – Jose Haro 125 John Magda 167 – Edgar Perez 174 Bienvenido Diaz 131 – William Harris 131 Leon Johnson 200 – Ray Santiago 228 Glenn Dezurn 125 – Raymond Chacon 124 Caleb Hernandez 146 – Anton Williamson 147 Anthony Cintron 126 – Rennard Oliver 125 Promoter : GH3 Promotions ... Read More »

Gavronski to Meet Ibarra in 10 Round Main Event at Battle at the Boat 98 on November 15th

Tacoma, WA (October 23, 2014) On Saturday, November 15th, Brian Halquist Productions presents: Battle at the Boat 98; live from the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, Washington with the first of six bouts scheduled to start at 7:00PM. The main event of the evening will see talented Tacoma native, Mike Gavronski (14-1-1, 10 KOs) face off against Gerardo Ibarra (14-1-0, ... Read More »

Refocused Camacho Jr. begins second comeback

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Oct. 23rd, 2014) — Two years ago, with pressure to raise a family and provide his children with a stable home, Angel Camacho Jr. decided to step away from boxing, still undefeated after 12 professional fights. “I could accept the fact I was no longer fighting,” said the father of three from Providence, R.I., “but it was difficult ... Read More »

BERNARD HOPKINS CONTINUES CHAMPIONSHIP REIGN WHILE CONTEMPORARIES WATCH FROM RETIREMENT

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PHILADELPHIA (October 23, 2014) – There is one thing that virtually every professional athlete born in 1965 has in common – retirement from professional sports. The only exception is current IBF and WBA Light Heavyweight World Champion Bernard “The Alien” Hopkins. On November 8, just two months shy of his 50th birthday, Hopkins will defend his titles against WBO Light ... Read More »

Undefeated Featherweight prospect Glenn Dezurn ready to shine this Friday night in Somerset, NJ

Somerset, NJ (October 23, 2014)–Tomorrow night at the Ukrainian Cultural Center, undefeated Featherweight prospect Glenn Dezurn will take on Raymond Chacon in a bout scheduled for four rounds. In the 8-round main event, undefeated Middleweight prospect Antoine Douglas (14-0-1, 9 KO’s) takes on Jose Medina (18-15-1, 7 KO’s). The show is promoted by GH3 Promotions. Dezurn of Baltimore, Maryland had ... Read More »