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Video: Amir Mansour stops Gavern to stay unbeaten

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

Quillin & Brown riding high into Apr. 27 title defense vs. Guerrero

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

Serrano Sisters now ranked in the WBC, IBF and WBA

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

Don Majeski Ring 8 guest speaker Tues in NY

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

Cenicola-Petty on Saturday, April 13th

We are now a day away from one of the greatest feats in boxing history as Sal “Rocky” Cenicola, at 53 years of age, attempts to break a Guinness Book of World Records for the longest comeback in professional boxing history when he takes on Nathan ”The Main Event” Petty” in a middleweight main event attraction bout. Bill Calogero and former unified Lightweight champion Nate “The Galaxxy Warrior” Campbell will be on the call ringside as ring announcer great Marc Lichtenfeld introduces Sal into the ring for first time in 25 years. The incredible and former world champ Mickey Ward will be ringside along with former world champ Chevelle Hallback and many others as history is made. ”Comeback to Reality”…the dream is almost here! Continue reading

Pitbull Boxing makes boxing promotional debut!

Los Angeles, April 12, 2013. Los Angeles based Pitbull Boxing Promotions is happy to announce their entrance into the boxing business. Kicking off their first promotion will be the May 10th clash between Pitbull stable fighter IBF #7 Cleotis ‘Mookie’ Pendarvis (17-3,6KO’s) vs. undefeated ranked IBF #3 Canadian Dierry Jean (24-0, 16KO’s) for the IBF Jr. Welterweight elimination bout, scheduled for 12 rounds, broadcast live on Shobox the ‘Next Generation’. Continue reading

NABA Canada Champ Chris Norrad Meets Fellow Undefeated Prospect Hamel on May 11

Boisetown, NB (April 12, 2013) – Undefeated NABA Canada cruiserweight champ Chris Norrad (11-0-0, 6KO) of Boisetown, New Brunswick, will put his perfect record on the line on May 11 at the Shediac Festival Arena in Shediac, New Brunswick, when he meets power punching sensation Alexandre “the Brickman” Hamel (3-0-0, 3KO) of St-Pie de Bagot, Quebec, in an eight round, non-title contest. Continue reading