This year, the NATVS® campaign tells the stories of local born superstars and emerging talent with a series of documentaries. Over the next few months, we will roll out profiles of boxer Dusty Harrison, band Rdgldgrn, DC-United goalie Bill Hamid, and other artists, athletes and personalities united by their relentless dedication to following their own paths but also recognizing their cities as their home. These documentaries will support the “NATVS™” photography series, which will be curated by different talented photographers, that will each bring their own unique flare. Continue reading
Super featherweight prospect Andy “El Tiburon” Vences (12-0 8KOs) of San Jose, CA continued his winning ways knocking out Santiago “The Wolf” Guevara (8-2 3KOs) in the fourth round of the co-main event of ‘Golden Boy Live’ on Fox Sports 1. For Vences, this is his sixth straight knockout in a division that is not known for knockout artists historically as his victory over Guevara was his most impressive of his career as he defeated a fighter signed to Golden Boy Promotions. Continue reading
Hincley, MN- Cruiserweights Phil Williams and Al Sands are slated to meet in Minnesota’s most anticipated boxing event of the year on August 28th at Grand Casino Hinckley. Continue reading
Oakland, CA – Middleweight prospect Aaron “Heavy Metal” Coley (10-1-1 6KOs) of Hayward, CA returned to his winning ways by beating tough veteran Yosmani Abreu who has been offering prospects all they can handle up until this point in his career. Coley who earned an unanimous decision winning every round of the six round fight was pleased with the performance, but not completely satisfied. Continue reading
Hyannis, Massachusetts [June 24, 2015] – Former world champion, “The Fleet Street Fury” Tony DeMarco (58-12-1, 33 KO’s), will be the special guest of honor at the boxing event August 8th at the Hyannis Youth & Community Center (HYCC) in beautiful Cape Cod. That night’s event will be headlined by the Northeast Heavyweight Championship fight between Hyannis’ Jesse Barboza (9-1-1, 5 KO’s) and Pennsylvania’s Jesse Oltmanns (10-5, 7 KO’s). It will also feature an eight-round light heavyweight fight between Harwich’s Paul Gonsalves (7-7-1, 3 KO’s) and Mexico’s Rafael Valenzuela (8-5, 1 KO). Continue reading
Phil LoGreco is optimistic and upbeat following his loss Saturday night to Errol Spence, and is moving forward with renewed purpose.
“Saturday night was the restart of my boxing career, it wasn’t a loss,” LoGreco (26-2) said. “It was an opportunity at national exposure. I’m taking a week off to visit my family in Toronto then coming right back to Vegas to start training again.” Continue reading
On Monday Ruslan Chagaev and Francesco Pianeta, their respective trainers Pedro Diaz and Dirk Dzemski as well as promoter Timur Dugazaev and co-promoter Ulf Steinforth met for a press conference at Casino Esplanade in Hamburg, Germany. And the regular WBA World HeavyweighT Champion and his challenger perfectly adjusted to the location. Continue reading
World ranked welter weight Phil LoGreco (26-1, 14 KO) will face Errol Spence Saturday in the co main event of Ardien Broner/Shawn Porter card. LoGreco replaces Roberto “La Amenaza” Garcia, who bowed out of the fight, citing personal reasons. Continue reading
Fast rising light heavyweight prospect Avni Yildirim scored another impressive quick TKO victory over German journeyman Steve Kroekel on Tuesday night in Dusseldorf, Germany. Kroekel tried to put pressure on the 23 year old Turk but Yildirim fought back and dropped his opponent twice with hard body shots forcing referee Arnold Golger to stop the fight. It was the fifth win in as many fights for the former amateur standout who will face the biggest challenge of his pro career so far on August 15th when he travels to Miami to take on veteran Glen Johnson for the WBC Silver International Light Heavyweight Championship. Continue reading
Mississauga, Ont., June 16, 2015 – In preparation for his return to the Hershey Centre on August 29th, WBA #8 ranked cruiserweight, Denton Daley, has announced the formation of a new fight team to guide him on his mission to claim the world championship.
Chris Amos will be taking on the role of Head Coach, while former two-time world title challenger Troy Amos-Ross will be backing him up as Assistant Coach. Don McDonald will continue on in his role as Daley’s Promoter and Craig Bongelli as his Strength and Conditioning Trainer. Continue reading