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John Thompson replaces Soro for Liam Smith clash on October 10th

Liam Smith will now face top American John Thompson for the Vacant WBO World Super-Welterweight Championship on the huge Saturday 10th October show at the Manchester Arena.

Liverpool star Smith will feature in a TRIPLE world-title card alongside WBO World Middleweight Champion Andy Lee facing off against Billy Joe Saunders in a massive showdown and WBO World Lightweight Champion Terry Flanagan defending his title against mandatory challenger Diego Magdaleno. Continue reading

Boxcino 2015 champions Andrey Fedosov and John Thompson crack world rankings

Philadelphia, PA (July 2, 2015)–The two champions from the 2015 Boxcino tournament, Heavyweight Andrey Fedosov and Jr. Middleweight John Thompson have each entered the world rankings on the strength of their tournament wins.

Fedosov (28-3, 23 KO’s) of Russia defeated Donovan Dennis by 8th round stoppage on May 22nd and is ranked #7 by the WBO and #15 by the WBA. Continue reading

Banner Promotions signs Mauro Maximiliano Godoy

Philadelphia, PA (May 20 2015)– Banner Promotions is pleased to announce the signing of undefeated and world ranked Jr. Welterweight contender Mauro Maximiliano Godoy to an exclusive promotional contract.

Godoy, 25 years old of Centenario, Argentina, has a record of 19-0 with 8 knockouts and is the current Argentina Super Lightweight champion and the WBO Latino Jr. Welterweight title. He is currently ranked number-9 by the WBO. Continue reading

Willie Monroe Jr. Interview Transcript

Artie Pelullo: Hi, guys. Hello. Good morning to everybody. I guess the opening statement that I would like to make is I would like to thank Gennady Golovkin and Tom Loeffler for giving Willie Monroe this opportunity. As we all know, Willie is number two in the world, and the reason why we’re here is because of how well he did in 2014 by winning four fights in a row, including the tournament that ESPN had the ability and the foresight to put on called Boxcino. And then Willie came back and then won a unanimous decision after winning the tournament against Bryan Vera, which now has put him in the status to challenge the best middleweight in the world, and it’s going to be a very interesting fight. Continue reading

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