PHILADELPHIA (April 18, 2013)—This Friday night, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania native Anthony Caputo Smith (13-1, 10 KO’s) has a big opportunity to advance his career when he takes on Dhafir Smith for the Pennsylvania State Light Heavyweight title at Harrahs Philadelphia.
That bout will headline a nine bout card that is promoted by Joey Eye Boxing Promotions and David Feldman. Continue reading
SAN DIEGO, CA (April 16, 2013) – Emmanuel “Renegade” Robles (7-0-1, 3KOs) of San Diego is putting the finishing touches on what he called, “my best training camp ever”. He and his coach Ernest Johnson wrapped up the intense part of the camp today and is only one pound over the contracted weight of 143 pounds for his bout against Joshua “Superman” Marks this Friday, April 19th, at the Four Points Sheraton Hotel at 7:30 p.m. With an unblemished record, Robles feels a little pressure to shine in front of his home crowd.
“This is the biggest fight of my career so far and I know it will be a tough fight against Marks. I trained very well and with a win over Marks, I will be in line for bigger fights,” stated an enthusiastic Robles. Robles, a young father of three, is a hope of Bobby DePhilippi’s and his promotional outfit Bobby D Presents. Continue reading
All the preparations are in their final stages for the latest edition of “Champions of Tomorrow” presented by Bobby D Presents on Friday, April 19th, at the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel in Kearny Mesa a suburb of San Diego. Sponsored by Mossy Automotive Group, Filippi’s Pizza Grotto, Pepsi, Island Squeeze, and El Latino Newspaper, the all action main event between junior welterweights Emmanuel “Renegade” Robles (7-0-1, 2KOs) and Joshua “Superman” Marks (8-4, 8KOs) is sure to bring the anticipated sold out crowd to its feet. Local boxing people in the know are split as to who will win this fight. Continue reading
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – (April 16, 2013) Eighteen year old UK boxing star Junior Saba has arrived in Las Vegas to start a one month training camp at the Mayweather Boxing Club. After an intense gym workout today at the Mayweather Boxing Club, Junior Saba is looking ready to take the American boxing scene by storm.
“Junior Saba is looking good in the gym, he is a young man on a mission who came to America to turn pro and become a future world champion. The boxing talent of Junior Saba is well beyond his age of eighteen. Boxing fans around the world lookout for Junior Saba he is a future world champion.” said Macke Roberts, U.S. based advisor for Junior Saba.
“It’s a dream for myself and Junior Saba to be back in Las Vegas training at the Mayweather Boxing Club. Some of the best fighters in the world train at the Mayweather Boxing Club and its a blessing for us to display our world class boxing talent in America.” said Tunde Ayaji, the trainer/manager of UK boxing star Junior Saba. Continue reading
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (April 16, 2013, 2013) – Today at a Fresquez Productions media luncheon, 14-time, three-division world boxing champion Holly “The Preacher’s Daughter” Holm (32-2-3, 9 KOs) shocked the combat sports world by announcing her retirement from boxing, effective after her May 11 fight with “Merciless” Mary McGee (20-1, 11 KOs), in order to pursue her mixed-martial-arts career (3-0-0).
“Since I first started fighting, it became my passion,” Holly explained her decision. “I decided a long time ago, after quitting school to fight, that I would box as long as my heart was in it. One of my biggest and controversial fights was against Christy Martin. Then, it was Mary Jo Sanders. There’s always a champion. This is my own journey. Every one of my fights have helped me to believe in myself.
“When we were deciding which way to go with my future, my trainer, Mike Winkeljohn, said it best, ‘You want to climb a new mountain.’ Continue reading
QUEENS, NY (April 15, 2013) – On Saturday night May 4th, Boxing returns to the beautiful Resorts World Casino New York City in Queens, New York for a great night of action promoted by New Legend Boxing, Old World Boxing and W.O.N Promotions. Continue reading
DOVER, Del.—Amir “Hardcore” Mansour continued to make his case for bouts against top-ranked heavyweights by easily stopping Jason Gavern in the first round of their fight Friday night at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino. Mansour, now 18-0-0 with 14 knockouts, claimed his eighth KO victim in his last nine fights. He equally distributed punishment from his left and right hands to quickly send Gavern to the canvass four times before the fight was stopped at 2:43 in the opening round. Continue reading
LOS ANGELES (April 14, 2013) – Undefeated, World Boxing Organization (WBO) middleweight champion Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin (28-0, 20 KOs) and his head trainer, Eric Brown, have developed a symbiotic relationship working together during the past two years. Quillin makes his first world title defense April 27 on Showtime Championship Boxing against challenger Fernando Guerrero (25-1, 19 KOs), at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Continue reading
Brooklyn, New York – The Serrano sisters from Bushwick, Amanda and Cindy, have been classified in three of the most important major sanctioning bodies in professional boxing. At super featherweight division ( 130lbs ), Amanda ( 17-1, 12 KO’s ), a Puerto Rico native is ranked # 1 by the International Boxing Federation (IBF), # 2 by the World Boxing Association (WBA), but in the World Boxing Council (WBC) is ranked # 5 at the featherweight division ( 126lbs ). Her older sister, Cindy ( 18-5-2, 8 KO’s ) is now ranked in the super featherweight # 4 by the IBF, and # 5 in both WBA and WBC. Continue reading
International matchmaker Don Majeski will be this month’s Ring 8 guest speaker on Tuesday evening (April 16, 7:00 p.m. ET) at historic Waterfront Crabhouse in Long Island City, New York. Majeski is arguably the premier matchmaker in the world, based on his background of serving as matchmaker for many of the top fighters and fights in the world for the past few decades. He is also a member of the New York State Boxing Hall of Fame’s nominating committee. Continue reading