Las Vegas, NV…..Super featherweight Anthony “Lights Out” Smith makes his pro debut Saturday, May 25 against Denis Madriz, (0-1-1) at the Citizen’s Business Bank Arena in Ontario, CA on a card promoted by All Star Boxing.
Smith is a 20 year old native of Kalamazoo, Michigan now residing in Las Vegas, Nevada and is trained by Jeff and Roger Mayweather at the Mayweather Boxing Club. Part of the newly formed “Mayweather Hit Squad,” Smith touts an amateur record of 51-6, which includes being a Michigan Golden Gloves runner up. Continue reading
SAN DIEGO, CA (May 14, 2013)—This Friday night, some of the best prospects in the world will be highlighted on a special night of boxing on Wealth TV and WORDWIDE on www.wealthtv.com. In the main event, undefeated Ghislain Maduma takes on battle tested Saul Carreon in a bout scheduled for ten rounds. In the exciting co-feature, 2008 Olympic Gold Medal, James “Chunky” DeGale will make his North American debut when he takes on former world title challenger Sebastien Demers in an eight round bout. Continue reading
Paul Butler’s promoter Frank Warren says the Ellesmere Port sensation will become the next big star of British boxing following in the footsteps of Ricky Hatton and Naseem Hamed.
Butler, the British and Commonwealth Super-Flyweight Champion, returns to action on Saturday 15th June at Wembley Arena where he aims to win his third title when he challenges for the Vacant WBO International title, live and exclusive on BoxNation (Sky Ch. 437/Virgin Ch. 546). Continue reading
International Boxing Federation Africa (IBF/AFICA) DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA– TUESDAY 14 MAY, 2013-The IBF Continental Africa Welterweight Champion, Ghanaian Frederick Lawson is going places and this time has raised his ante for the IBF International Welterweight Title against Burkinabe Patrice Sou Toke. Lawson’s charming offensive to the IBF family’s titles rekindles Larry Holmes metaphor with the world’s professional boxing “top-dog”, the IBF when he abandoned his previous world titles for this awesome organization in 1983. The rest is history to be told by generations to come! Continue reading
NUTLEY, NJ (May 14, 2013)—This past Friday night, John “Apollo Kid” Thompson and Antoine “Action” Douglas remained perfect with bog victories at the Buffalo Run Casino in Miami, Oklahoma. Continue reading
Rodney Berman of South Africa’s Golden Gloves has confirmed that Hall of Famer, Michael Buffer will be doing ring-announcing duties for the final of the “Monte Carlo Million Dollar Super Four” tournament in Monaco on July 13. Continue reading
Montreal, Monday, May 13th 2013 – InterBox and Groupe Yvon Michel (GYM) have reserved the dates of Saturday, December 7th and Saturday, January 25th at the Montreal Bell Centre for the postponed Bute vs. Pascal bout.
Both promoters reserved two dates in order to afford HBO some options. Both promoters plan to discuss the two options with HBO Executives in a few weeks time before announcing the exact rescheduled date. Continue reading
Elite Heat Boxing of Newark, NJ continued its dominating ways this past weekend as 12 of the top amateur boxers in the country traveled to Quebec to participate in the Adidas Cup. Under the tutelage of renowned trainer and former boxing champion Buddy McGirt and coaches Charles Johnson, Bernard Hackett, Robinson Velez and Muhammad Salaam Elite Heat’s boxers won 27 out of 31bouts they participated in. Continue reading
(Photo: Team Golovkin) BIG BEAR, CA (May 13, 2013) Having started training in the mountains of Big Bear, California for his eighth world title defense, WBA and IBO Middleweight World Champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin has become the best man standing in the division.
Golovkin will defend his titles against Ireland’s Matthew Macklin on Saturday, JUNE 29 at the MGM Grand Theatre at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut in a bout that will be broadcast as the main event on HBO, beginning at 9:45 PM ET/PT. Continue reading
NEWARK, NJ (May 13, 2013)—This past weekend, New Jersey’s number one amateur boxing team, The Elite Heat / McGirt Boxing Team traveled to Quebec, Canada and were dominant at the esteemed Adidas Cup.
The team which consists of 12 boxers that range in ages 9-18 competed in 31 bouts against some of the best in Canada and came away with an astonishing 27-4 record in those bouts. Continue reading