On Friday, June 21, 2013, at the Minneapolis Convention Center and broadcast live on ESPN Friday Night Fights, Seconds Out Promotions and Warriors Boxing will proudly present a night of world-class professional boxing featuring Miami, Florida, via Arroyo Naranjo, Cuba’s IBF #2-rated Rances “Kid Blast” Barthelemy (18-0, 11 KO) taking on Chiang Mai, Thailand’s IBF #5-rated Fahsai “Mountain Boy” Sakkreerin (39-3-1, 21 KO) in a 12-round IBF Super Featherweight Title Eliminator. Continue reading
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (May 9, 2013) – A minor shoulder injury suffered during training camp has forced Irish featherweight contender Patrick “The Punisher” Hyland to withdraw from his scheduled main event fight May 18 at Mid-Hudson Civic Center in Poughkeepsie, New York. Final Round Promotions announced today that the entire “The Heat Is On” card has been cancelled. Continue reading
NEW YORK (May 9, 2013) – Undefeated World Boxing Organization (WBO) middleweight champion Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin (29-0, 21 KOs) has officially arrived on the International boxing scene, after destroying challenger Fernando Guerrero (25-2, 19 KOs) en route to victory by seventh-round technical knockout in his first title defense, April 27 on Showtime Championship Boxing from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Continue reading
By Prince Dornu-Leiku: Ghana based Nigerian boxer, Helen Joseph made history on Friday night in Accra by knocking out Hungarian opponent, Marianna Gulyas in the opening 33 seconds of the very first round to claim the IBF Intercontinental Female Featherweight title.
But no sooner had she won and the 24 year old Joseph quickly put the past behind her and started demanding for a shot at world title glory without delay.
And a crack at global recognition is just what her impeccable managers, Golden Concepts International headed by experienced Ghanaian boxing financier, Henry Manly-Spain have delivered after netting a deal for the Nigerian slugger to face WBC Female Featherweight champion, US based Puerto Rican, Melissa Hernandez in Nigeria on July 27. Continue reading
International Boxing Federation Africa (IBF – AFRICA) – THURSDAY 09 MAY, 2013 – DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA – The man who virtually singlehandedly established the Namibian professional boxing and won several international titles before posing for some few years to enjoy his fortune will soon be back in action and this time around to fight for the prestigious “IBF International Title.” Continue reading
Montreal, Wednesday, May 8th – After internal discussions, InterBox and Groupe Yvon Michel (GYM) have jointly decided against promoting a boxing event on Saturday, May 25th at the Montreal Bell Centre. Preferring to wait until Lucian Bute recovers from surgery to his hand, HBO has confirmed interest in broadcasting the Bute vs. Pascal bout when the new date is known. Continue reading
FORMER OLYMPIC GOLD MEDAL WINNER AND TWO-TIME WORLD CHAMPION MELDRICK TAYLOR TO JOIN CHAMPIONS OF TOMORROW PROMOTIONAL TEAM
ESSINGTON, PA (MAY 8, 2013)—Former Olympic Gold Medal winner and two-time world champion Meldrick Taylor has been added to the Champions of Tomorrow Promotional team.
The inaugural event will take place on Thursday night June 20th at the Deck in Essington, PA. Continue reading
NEW YORK; (May 8, 2013) After spending almost 3 years in jail for a crime he didn’t commit, undefeated light heavyweight prospect Yathomas Riley will return to battle on Saturday, MAY 11 against Buffalo, New York’s Lionell Thompson at The Paramount in Huntington, New York it was announced today by Joe DeGuardia, President of Star Boxing. Continue reading
Atlantic City, NJ—Thomas LaManna, of Millville, NJ, coming off the biggest win of his career, returns to action Saturday evening, June 1, when he takes on in-state rival Alando Swain, of Trenton, in a six-round middleweight match in the Grand Ballroom at Bally’s Atlantic City. Continue reading
(Photo courtesy PR Best Boxing Promotions/Joel Colon) Puerto Rican Jose “Chelo” Gonzalez and World Boxing Organization (WBO) lightweight champion Scottish Ricky Burns, were face to face today during the final press conference for their title clash this Saturday, May 11, at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow, Scotland, in a Matchroom Boxing presentation.
The #1 ranked in the lightweights, Gonzalez (22-0, 17 KOs), and the champion Burns (35-2, 10 KOs), featured the press conference held at the Emirates Arena, lead by promoter Eddie Hearn, of Matchroom Boxing.
“I want to thank God for having me here, and I want to thank the people from Glasgow and Ricky Burns for this chance. I respect a lot Ricky Burns, he is a good champion”, Gonzalez said. “But I’m here to do my job in the ring, that’s for I’m here”. Continue reading