HOLLYWOOD, CA (September 2, 2015) – Undefeated light heavyweight prospect Ahmed Elbiali (11-0, 10 KOs) takes on Brazil’s Fabiano “Pit Bull” Pena (11-2-1, 8 KOs) in an eight-round bout while undefeated welterweight Eddie Ramirez (9-0, 7 KOs) faces former world champion Cristobal Cruz (40-17-3, 24 KOs) in exciting undercard action live from the Hollywood Palladium on Tuesday, September 8. Continue reading
Jamie McDonnell says he will KO Tomoki Kameda in their WBA World Bantamweight title rematch in Texas on Sunday live on Sky Sports before moving up to Super Bantamweight to face WBA champ Scott Quigg.
McDonnell defends his belt against Kameda in a rematch of their gripping encounter in May, where the Doncaster man claimed off the canvas in the third round to outpoint the previously unbeaten Japanese star. Continue reading
Ever since he laced up his first pair of gloves, Josh Warrington has dreamed of winning a world title at his beloved Elland Road – but destiny doesn’t just fall into a fighter’s lap; they have to make it happen. Crunch time is fast approaching for the improving 24-year-old. Continue reading
“Never before in history has this been done. You are talking about twenty-some former heavyweight champions of the last forty years are coming together for one big family reunion. All the champs: Larry Holmes, Evander Holyfield, Mike Tyson, Wladimir Klitschko and The Champ Shannon Briggs – two-time heavyweight champion.
“On Saturday night expect action. There are eight heavyweight fights with all of the former heavyweight champions sitting around the ring. You see Holyfield sitting right there, then you see Tony Tucker over there, Tony Tubbs, Chris Byrd, Hasim Rahman – this is unreal. It’s never been done before. Thanks to Kris Lawrence of the Heavyweight Factory and the Hard Rock Hotel it is happening. Continue reading
Former two-time world champion Paul Malignaggi will make one of his dreams come true on September 26 when he fights in the main event of a show at famed Principe theater in Milan. That’s what the Magic Man says about it: “Fighting in Italy has always been my desire as I was born in New York from Italian parents, I lived the first six years of my life in Italy and I visited my ancestral country (whose language I speak perfectly) countless times.” Continue reading
Philadelphia, PA (September 1, 2015) – XFINITY Live! Philadelphia is set to unveil a new 12-foot bronze statue commemorating Joe Frazier, one of the most iconic Philadelphia athletes in history, during a free, open-to-the-public ceremony at XFINITY Live! on Saturday, September 12 at 1 p.m. XFINITY Live! and Joe Hand Promotions were the lead contributors for this memorial. Continue reading
A permanent memorial to pioneering black boxer Bill Richmond (1763-1829) was unveiled by Earl George Percy at the Tom Cribb pub, in Panton Street, London on Wednesday 26 August 2015 at 2.30pm.
A plaque consisting of a portrait of Richmond and a summary of his amazing life and career now adorns the wall of the historic pub owned by Shepherd Neame brewery in recognition of Richmond’s position in history as the first black sportsman to achieve international fame and significance. Continue reading
Los Angeles, CA (August 28, 2015) Thursday night, top super featherweight prospect “BEKMAN” SOYLYBAEV stormed to his sixth professional victory taking a six round unanimous decision over JOSE LUIS “Tapitas” ARAIZA impressing the sold out crowd of boxing fans at The Hangar at the Orange County Fair and Events Center in Costa Mesa, California. Continue reading
WASHINGTON, D.C., U.S.A. – On Friday night, September 11, 2015, at The Chelsea inside The Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada, 22-year-old Top Rank light welterweight professional boxer, Mike “Yes Indeed” Reed (Washington, D.C./Waldorf, MD/pro record: 15-0-0, 8 KOs) will take on Antonio “Aztec God of War” Canas (Chicago, Illinois/pro record: 10-1-1, 4 KOs) in an 8 round bout. Reed-Canas will take place on “The MetroPCS Friday Night Knockout on truTV” non-televised undercard on Mexican Independence Day Weekend. Continue reading
By Jon Collins: Lightweight Sam Smith has given Leeds boxing both an Anadin and a dose of Zip fuel.
3-0 as a pro, the two Eastern European opponents she faced in her first two bouts were so out of their depth it’s a wonder they even made it onto the plane. They were disposed of, quickly and brutally, in a combined total of 90 odd seconds. Continue reading