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Arreola vs. Stiverne HBO on April 27th in Ontario, California

arreola56445Sherman Oaks, CA (March 14) – The beat goes on. Riverside’s Chris “The Nightmare” Arreola (35-2, 30 KOs) will fight Bermane Stiverne (22-1-1, 20 KOs) of Las Vegas on Saturday, April 27 at the Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, California said Dan Goossen, president of Goossen Tutor Promotions.

Arreola and Stiverne, the WBC #1 and #2 world rated heavyweights, respectively, face each other in the “Boxing Before Dark” 12-round WBC World Championship Heavyweight Elimination main event, with the winner guaranteed to immediately fight for the World Championship.

Tickets priced at $200, $100, $50 and $25, plus fees, will go on sale this Saturday, March 16 at the Citizens Business Bank Arena Box-Office (open Monday-Saturday) or online at AXS.com or call AXS at 888-929-7849.

Rescheduled after Arreola was forced to postpone a previously scheduled fight with Stiverne due to illness, the crowd-pleasing heavyweight was thrilled with the new date. Continue reading

Weights: Manfredo 168.5, Wright 170

LINCOLN, R.I. (March 14th, 2013) – Listed below are final weights for all the participants in Friday night’s professional boxing event, “Unfinished Business,” presented by Jimmy Burchfield’s Classic Entertainment & Sports on March 15th, 2013. Continue reading

Videos: Bradley – Provodnikov Press Conference, Interviews

Videos from Wednesday’s Press conference at the Conga Room in Los Angeles in advance of Saturday’s HBO Championship Boxing card that will feature WBO Welterweight champion Timothy Bradley defending against Ruslan Provodnikov

Promoted by Top Rank®, in association with Banner Promotions and Tecate, remaining tickets to the Bradley-Provodnikov world welterweight championship event, priced at $200, $100, $50 and $25, can be purchased online at AXS.com or by phone at 888-929-7849 as well as The Home Depot Center Box Office (open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.). Continue reading

Video: Rule Britannia Press Conference: Chisora, Cleverly Interviews

Rule Britannia on Saturday 20th April will go ahead with WBO World Light-Heavyweight Champion Nathan Cleverly headlining the show in a title defence against Robin Krasniqi, televised live and exclusive on BoxNation. .

Exciting heavyweight Dereck Chisora will make his long-awaited return to the ring subject to regaining his British Boxing Board of Control license Continue reading

Agbeko holds media workout in Accra ahead of Mendelez fight

Agbeko and Coach Asare at the Media workoutBy Prince Dornu-Leiku – Former world boxing champion, Joseph King Kong Agbeko says he is in the top shape of his life as he prepares to face Colombian slugger, Luis Mendelez for the IBO Bantamweight belt in Accra on March 24.

The Ghanaian returns to the ring for the first time since losing the rematch of the epic battle against Abner Mares in December 2011 when he fights Mendelez in the Ghanaian capital next weekend, the first top level world title fight in this country in over 25 years.

Fit, strong and healthy, Agbeko invited the Ghanaian media to watch him train under the tutelage of new coach, Ofori Asare who is renowned for his great work with many of Ghana’s best amateur boxers over the years. Continue reading