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All-Action Sam Vargas Takes on Ulises Jimenez August 11 in Toronto!

On August 11, Lee Baxter Management will present five exciting match-ups at the Woodbine Convention Hall in Toronto, including some of Canada’s brightest stars. In the main event of the evening, Ontario’s own two division Canadian champ Sam Vargas (21-2-1, 11KOs) will take on former WBC Mundo Hispano and FECARBOX champion Ulises Jimenez (21-16-1, 15KOs) of Mexico in a super welterweight ten rounder. Vargas last saw action a little over a month ago in Edmonton, blasting out seasoned Mexican veteran Cesar Chavez (26-9-0, 14KOs) via TKO3. He is currently ranked #2 in the nation by Canadian Boxiana. This is Jimenez’s first fight since 2013, when he moved up to middleweight to fight Adrian Luna Flores for the Mexican championship. Although Jimenez was the more experienced fighter, the naturally bigger Flores was able to use his size advantage to secure a TKO2 victory. Continue reading

MULLINGS HAS HIS EYES ON THE PRIZE

KINGSTON, JAMAICA – It didn’t matter the opponent, or the venue. What mattered to welterweight contender Sakima Mullings, is that he ended the fight with his hand raised in victory.

Coming off a very controversial split decision defeat at the hands of former world title challenger Clive Atwell, Mullings was in a must-win situation when he faced Guyana’s Quincy Gomes on July 11th at the National Indoor Centre in Kingston. Continue reading

WORLD SERIES OF FIGHTING ON NBCSN FEATURES TWO WORLD TITLE FIGHTS THIS SAT., AUGUST 1, LIVE AT 10:30 P.M. ET

STAMFORD, Conn. – July 30, 2015 – World Series of Fighting returns to NBCSN this Saturday, August 1, live at 10:30 p.m. ET, highlighted by two world title fights. WSOF welterweight champion Rousimar “Toquinho” Palhares (17-6) defends his title against Jake Shields (31-7-1). Palhares won the belt last March, needing just 69 seconds to submit Steve Carl. Shields made his WSOF debut in October, scoring a first-round submission victory over Ryan Ford. Continue reading

Zab Judah confirmed for second annual Box Fan Expo, Sept. 12 in Las Vegas

Las Vegas (July 30, 2015) – Five-time world champion Zab Judah and his “THRONE” clothing brand will appear and have a booth at the Las Vegas Convention Center for the second annual Box Fan Expo that will take place Saturday Sept. 12, 2015. The Boxing Expo will coincide with Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s last fight and Mexican Independence weekend. Continue reading

DAQUAN ARNETT FACES UNBEATEN JOSHUA CONLEY ON SUNDAY, AUGUST 2 AS PART OF FULL NIGHT OF UNDERCARD ACTION AT FULL SAIL UNIVERSITY IN WINTER PARK, FLORIDA

WINTER PARK, FLA. (July 30, 2015) – Winter Park, Florida’s own Daquan Arnett (13-1, 8 KOs) squares-off against Joshua Conley (11-0-1, 6 KOs) in a matchup of exciting super welterweight prospects as part of a full night of fights on Sunday, August 2 from Full Sail University. Continue reading

LUCAS MATTHYSSE TO FACE VIKTOR POSTOL FOR THE VACANT WBC WORLD SUPER LIGHTWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 3

LOS ANGELES (July 30, 2015) – On October 3, one the most exciting fighters and fearsome punchers in boxing, Lucas “La Máquina” Matthysse (37-3, 34 KOs) will take on the dangerous and undefeated Viktor “The Iceman” Postol (27-0, 11 KOs) for the vacant WBC World Super Lightweight Championship at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. Presented by Golden Boy Promotions in association with Arano Box Promotions, Top Rank, Inc. and ELITE Boxing Promotion, the championship event will be televised live on HBO Boxing After Dark beginning at 10:15 p.m. ET/PT. Continue reading

“Meserito” Rodriguez arrives in Tampa for his fight this Friday

Tampa, FL: The popular series of “Boxeo TELEMUNDO Ford” summer edition continues this Friday, July 31st at the traditional A La Carte Event Pavillion. WBC #12 contender and FECARBOX Superflyweight Champion Ricardo“Meserito” Rodriguez (11-2-4 KO’s) of Mexico City, Mexico arrived well in Tampa with his trainers Rodrigo and Gloria Mosquera in anticipation of his bout this Friday against former WBO Latin Champion Daniel “Alacran” Lozano (13-2-10 Ko’s) of Bowling Greens, Florida schedule for 10 rounds with the vacant WBO Latin Super flyweight Title at stake. Continue reading

Michael “The Silverback” Moore looking for a big opportunity

Las Vegas (July 29, 2015)–Jr. Middleweight, Michael Moore (13-1, 6 KO’s) is currently out in Las Vegas fine tuning his skills under the leadership and training of Jeff Mayweather. Mayweather is assisting in taking the fighter that’s known as “The Silverback” to the next level.

Said Moore, “I have never worked with such an incredible trainer. It’s all about being secure with constructive criticism and understanding that this man is here to take me to that championship level like he has done so many others.” Continue reading

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