Yonkers, New York, Feb. 11 – The iconic New York Daily News Golden Gloves returns to Empire City Casino for the fifth consecutive year on Wednesday, March 11. The 2015 semi-finals of the fabled amateur boxing tournament will be hosted on the casino’s fourth floor. Continue reading
While on break from training with Mexico’s national boxing team at the Olympic Center in Mexico City, Sulem Urbina, Mexico’s amateur representative at flyweight, participated in various National Football League charity and celebrity events centered around Super Bowl XLIX. The events included the Players and Pets Charity Party, Wounded Warriors Amputee Football Game (WWAFT), Knockout Bullying Day Event, Madden Bowl, Super Brawl Showdown, and DirecTV’s Super Bowl Party. Urbina, a twenty-four year old, Mexican born, U.S. resident, and a 2016 Olympic hopeful, talked about her busy week in Arizona. She said, “I really enjoyed all the events last week. Each event touched my heart in different ways, allowed me to give back, and meet so many new people.” Continue reading
Ryan Kielczewski (21-0), Mark DeLuca (12-0) and Jonathan Guzman (17-0) to headline Murphy’s Boxing, “The Memorial Series” boxing card on Thursday, February 26th 2015 at Melrose Memorial Hall in Melrose, MA. 590 Main ST. More local talent to be announced shortly.
Tickets for Thursday February 26th 2015 at Melrose Memorial Hall in Melrose are on sale now at murphysboxing.com. Tickets are priced $100, $65 for ringside, $40 for GA seating. Proceeds to benefit The Claddagh Fund on behalf “The Mass Fallen Heroes Memorial.” Continue reading
Floyd Mayweather posted a picture of him meeting Manny Pacquiao on Shots.com: Floyd Mayweather: “I set up this meeting with Manny Pacquiao to get this fight done but they will continue to tell the public it’s us and that’s NOT TRUE. So while we wait y’all go TELL A FRIEND to download Shots ASAP so I can keep you all updated on the Mayweather vs. Pacquiao fight, that we are trying to make happen.”
“It’s official”, confirms Vaitele Soi’s management Event Polynesia.
Samoa cruiserweight champ Vaitele Soi has signed up to challenge WBA World # 13 Anthony McCracken of Australia on March 28 in New Zealand for three regional titles; WBA Pan African Cruiserweight, WBO Asia Pacific Cruiserweight and OPBF Cruiserweight. Continue reading
International Boxing Organization founder and Chairman John W. Daddono has been nominated to be inducted into the Boxing category of the Illinois Martial Arts/Boxing Hall of Fame class of 2015. Continue reading
Turkish promoter Ahmet Öner signed a new heavyweight prospect. Mohamed Al Zein gave his pro debut on January 17th in Düsseldorf when he beat Czech journeyman Lukas Skirca and returned to action this Saturday (January 31st) to knock out Martin Stensky.
“This boy is the real deal”, states Öner. “He has fists of stone and is very explosive. I am sure that he will make his way to the top very fast.” Continue reading
Raja Amasheh will defend her WBC Silver Flyweight Championship on March 6th in Berlin. The fight will be broadcasted live on Eurosport. After her last fight back in October Amasheh is highly interested in a rematch with Amira Hamzaoui from France.
Raja said: “I’m very happy to announce that my next fight will be in Berlin on a card promoted by EC Box-Promotion. We informed Amira and her team that we are enforcing our rematch option. The lawsuit she filed against the German boxing commission (Bund Deutscher Berufsboxer) has officially been declined. I hope that she will fulfill her contractual commitments and step up so we can settle the score in the ring.”
After a wild Super Bowl that still has most of the country talking, the Sport Swami is already focusing his attention the start of a new month and post football season as he brings in a new co-host, Sasha Sean. Armed with two participants of ESPN’s 2015 Boxcino Tournament, a UFC fighter and one of the stars from NBC’s Grimm and its two hour of entertainment that cannot be missed. Its all this plus Super Bowl recap and 2015 Boxcino Preview only on LAST CALL on www.cyberstationusa.com. This week’s guests include: Continue reading
G&M Boxing is proud to announce Houston’s First professional Boxing Event “Fight Night Series I” on February 28, 2015. The event is sanctioned by Texas Boxing Commission (TDLR) with the 1st bout scheduled at 7:00 PM at Ayva Center 9371 Richmond Ave., Houston, Texas 77063 and will feature the best professional boxers in Houston to include Alfonso “ El Tigre” Lopez 23-3 18 KO’s, Devonte “Boogey Man: Williams 5-0 3- KO’s, Chris “Chin Checkin” Edwards, Beau “Texas Outlaw” Osborne, Gabriel “Slick” Smith, Hector “Niño Bonito” Garcia, Randell “Chip” Vercher and Rogelio ” El Pelicoso” De La Torre 13-4-7KO’s. Continue reading