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Matthysse – Provodnikov Saturday, April 18 at Turning Stone Resort Casino and Live on HBO Boxing After Dark

Philadelphia (Feb. 24) – A sure-fire ‘Fight of the Year’ candidate will come early as former World Champions Lucas “La Maquina” Matthysse and Ruslan Provodnikov, two of boxing’s hardest punchers, take the stage in a 12-round jr. welterweight showdown on Saturday, April 18 at Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, NY. Banner Promotions, Golden Boy Promotions in association with Arano Box Promotions announced today the clash of these two fearsome fighters will generate what is surely to be an all-action fight to remember and a treat all fight fans are excited for. The bout with be televised live on HBO Boxing After Dark beginning at 9:45 p.m. ET/PT. Continue reading

Boxcino 2015 Heavyweight training camp quotes

Verona, NY (February 17, 2015)–This Friday night at the Turning Stone Resort Casino, the Boxcino 2015 Heavyweight tournament will begin with four quarterfinal bouts.

Former U.S. Olympian, Jason “Big Six” Estrada is a replacement in the tournament for Mario Heredia who bowed out of the tournament for medical reasons. Continue reading

Boxcino 2015 Debuts This Friday on ESPN2’s Friday Night Fights!

Future contenders step into the national spotlight when the popular single-elimination boxing tournament, Boxcino 2015, makes its season debut, This Friday! February 13, at the Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Conn. Televised live on ESPN’s Friday Night Fights, (9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT on ESPN2), the four quarterfinal junior middleweight division bouts will produce four winners who will then take a giant leap toward making it to the championship final round and its ultimate prize, the vacant NABA and NABO titles AND a Top-10 world rating by the World Boxing Association (WBA) and the World Boxing Organization (WBO). Promoted by Banner Promotions and Jimmy Burchfield’s Classic Entertainment & Sports (CES), remaining tickets to the February 13 edition of Boxcino 2015, priced at $125, $65, $40 and $30, including facility fee, can be purchased via www.ticketmaster,com, by phone at 1-800-745-3000, all Ticketmaster outlets or in person at the Mohegan Sun Box Office. Continue reading

Making The Rounds Jr. Middleweight Boxcino Preview

Philadelphia, PA–February 10, 2015– The below link is the ESPN Making The Rounds preview for this Friday night’s Boxcino Jr. Middleweight quarterfinal round that will take place live at the Mohegan Sun and televised live on ESPN’s Friday Night Fights at 9 PM ET.

The video is ESPN’s Dan Rafael, Brian Campbell & Todd Grisham giving a complete overview and preview for the much anticipated tournament. Continue reading

Boxcino 2015 Jr. Middleweights by the numbers

Philadelphia, PA–February 9, 2015– This Friday night , Mohegan Sun will feature the Boxcino Jr. Middleweight quarterfinals. Next Friday, February 20 from the Turning Stone Resort Casino will feature the Heavyweight quarterfinals.

Below are some of the important numbers as the tournament begins this Friday LIVE on ESPN 2 beginning at 9 PM ET. Continue reading