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‘Ultimate Grappler’ Headlines Grapplers Quest At UFC Fan Expo July 5-6

LAS VEGAS (June 30, 2014) -- The Ultimate Fighting Championship® is proud to announce the Official Superfight Tournaments for Grapplers Quest®, the official grappling tournament at the UFC Fan Expo® on Saturday and Sunday, July 5-6 at Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. Amateur Competitors can Pre-Register, Save $21+ and get a limited edition competitor shirt until Wednesday, July 2nd at [...]

Ring 8 honoring Emile Griffith Saturday morning memorial service in New York

NEW YORK (June 20, 2014) - Ring 8 will co-host a memorial service for Hall of Fame boxer Emile Griffith (85-24-2, 23 KOs) tomorrow morning (Saturday, June 21 at 10 a.m.) at St. Michael Cemetery in East Elmhurst, New York. His son, Luis Griffith, and family will also co-host the ceremony. The cemetery is located off Astoria Avenue and Griffith's gravesite is in Section 19, located near the administration [...]

Lonnie Bradley & Julian Williams Ring 8 Guest Speakers Tuesday night in New York

NEW YORK (June 16, 2014) - Former World Boxing Organization (WBO) middleweight champion Lonnie Bradley (29-1-1, 21 KOs) and unbeaten junior middleweight prospect Julian "J Rock" Williams (16-0-1, 10 KOs) are this month's scheduled Ring 8 guest speakers tomorrow night (Tuesday, June 17 starting at 7 p.m.) at historic Waterfront Crabhouse in Long Island City, New York. Born in South Carolina, [...]

Demetrius Andade plans to stop Brian Rose Saturday night on HBO

NEW YORK (June 9, 2014) - In his first title defense this Saturday night, undefeated World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior middleweight champion Demetrius "Boo Boo" Andrade (20-0, 13 KOs) has nothing but bad intentions on his mind for mandatory challenger Brian "The Lion" Rose (25-1-1, 7 KOs). Andrade vs. Rose is the 12-round co-feature, airing on HBO live from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, [...]

Weights, presser quotes from Turning Stone

Mike Tyson: "I'm looking forward to setting (viewing) records again tomorrow night. We have exciting fights, better than the first time we were here (last August on ESPN in first IMP promoted show) with Yudel Jhonson fighting Norberto Gonzalez in the main event, war veteran Sammy Vasquez coming off his sensational first round knockout, and 4-0 Ukrainian Ievgin Khytrov fighting for us for the [...]

Kings of the Ring: A Conversation with Mike Tyson and Larry Holmes at Turning Stone

VERONA, NY (June 4, 2014) -- Turning Stone hosted "Kings of the Ring: A Conversation with Mike Tyson and Larry Holmes" today to promoted this week's ESPN Friday Night Fights (see fact sheet below), promoted by Iron Mike Productions, at the resort casino in upstate New York. Longtime sports columnist for the Syracuse Post-Standard and Syracuse.com, Bud Poliguin, served as the moderator, asking [...]

Havoc Boxing exposes Hamir Gonzalez as boxing poacher

Havoc Boxing Promotions has successfully exposed International matchmaker Hamir Gonzalez as a boxing poacher for misrepresenting himself as the official agent for Colombian cruiserweight Santander Silgado (25-2, 20 KOs). "Anybody who wants to talk about having Santander Silgado fight on a show must deal with Havoc Boxing Promotions," Havoc Boxing Promotions president Rob Diaz explained. [...]

Dr. Atlas Foundation to host Cotto vs. Martinez Benefit Party Saturday, June 7 at Jack Demsey’s Pub in NYC

NEW YORK (May 29, 2014) - The Dr. Theodore A. Atlas Foundation continues its invaluable fundraising in the boxing community Saturday night, June 7, hosting a Miguel Cotto vs. Sergio Martinez Benefit Party, at Jack Demsey's Pub (33 West 33rd St.) in Manhattan. A $20.00 donation includes entry to Jack Demsey's for giveaways and raffles throughout the evening, highlighted by the viewing of the [...]

Mike Tyson and Larry Holmes in exclusive event June 4 at Turning Stone

ONEIDA NATION HOMELANDS (NY) (May 29, 2014) -- Renowned boxing legends and International Boxing Hall of Fame inductees Mike Tyson and Larry Holmes will participate in an exclusive, live discussion at the Turning Stone Resort Casino Showroom on Wednesday, June 4, at 6:00 p.m. This once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, "Kings of the Ring: A Conversation with Mike Tyson and Larry Holmes," will feature an [...]

‘Kid Chocolate’ Quillin developing into complete fighter, hopeful of mega-fight

Undefeated World Boxing Organization (WBO) middleweight champion Peter "Kid Chocolate" Quillin (31-0, 22 KOs) turned in a chameleon-like performance two weeks ago, boxing rather than bashing his way to a near dominant win by unanimous 12-round decision on SHOWTIME over No. 2 ranked Czech challenger Lukas Konecny (50-5, 23 KOs), the WBO European 160-pound title holder. Fans had gotten used [...]

Demetrius Andrade set to cage Brian ‘The Lion’ Rose

Undefeated World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior middleweight champion Demetrius "Boo Boo" Andrade (20-0, 13 KOs) is preparing for his first title defense, June 14 on HBO against No. 1 mandatory challenger Brian "The Lion" Rose (25-1-1, 7 KOs), like it was just another fight. The 26-year-old Andrade, fighting out of Providence, captured the vacant WBO 154-pound title last November on HBO, [...]

Randall Bailey returns June 7 in St. Paul, Minn

Three-time, two-division world champion Randall "KO King" Bailey (44-8, 37 KOs) continues his final title run June 7, as he takes on undefeated Ghanaian welterweight Frederick Lawson (22-0, 20 KOs) in the 12-round main event for the vacant United States Boxing Association (USBA) title, at Myth Event Center in St. Paul, Minnesota. Bailey, fighting out of Miami, is coming off a win by way [...]
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