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Black Flash Promotions presents: ‘The Homecoming’ Oct 25th

Black Flash Promotions, headed by former British and European champion Pat Barrett has had to soak up a few promotional body blows since the announcement of their first show at the Middleton Arena in Manchester on October 25th. The original bill has changed somewhat since it was first announced with former Commonwealth champion Matty Hall and the popular Ben Mulligan pulling off the bill through injury. Then last week Young King Fury was withdrawn after the sudden and very sad death of his uncle Hughie Fury. RIP. Continue reading

ABA Boxing News

The American Boxing Association, America’s only national governing body is about to give United States boxing a well needed jolt. The ABA is offering club level fighters the chance to advance in the most competitive sport in the world. The intent is to offer fighters opportunities to compete, gain a sense of pride and accomplishment and move to the next level to represent America in being the best in the world in this sport of kings. Continue reading

DeMarcus Corley, Todd Wilson, and Ronald Hearns vs. Jonathan Reid Featured at Patriot Center

Local boxing fans will get their money’s worth at the Jimmy Lange Boxing show coming to the Patriot Center on November 15, 2014. In addition to the highly-anticipated Main Event rematch between Jimmy Lange and Tony “Mo Better” Jeter and a title bout featuring world champion Tori “Sho Nuff” Nelson of Ashburn, Va., the event will showcase an all-star undercard with a former D.C. world champion, an undefeated local fan favorite and a special attraction bout between the son of a Hall of Famer and a former title contender. Continue reading

Egor Mekhontsev, Ruslan Provodnikov, Dmitrius Ballard, Eddie Gordon, Soa Palelie & Rick Hawn on LAST CALL 10/17

This week the Sports Swami and co are planing to out do their guest list as they have not four but SIX rising and established stars in the world of boxing and MMA along with co-host Ryder Skye. All this plus much more only on Presents LAST CALL on Friday October 17th from 10-12 a.m. EST/ 7-9 p.m. PST. This week’s show features

-Undefeated Light Heavyweight Egor Mehkhontsev makes his debut on the show as he prepares for a future fight under the Top Rank banner in late 2014. The 2012 Olympic Gold Medalist talks about wining the gold medal and how it changed his life, his last win and why he doesn’t let success go to his head, the reason behing signing with Top Rank, and what his plans are for the rest of the year. Continue reading

Keta takes on Russian Marat Khuzeev

WBC Eurasian Pacific middleweight champion Mike Keta dedicates his title defense on October 18th in Bulqize (Albania) to the worldwide battle against breast cancer. Mike and his brother Jonny Keta who promotes the event in their hometown follow the initiative of the World Boxing Council (WBC) and the “National Breast Cancer Foundation” in the USA who declare October as “Breast Cancer Awareness Month”. Continue reading

DVD release: MANNY – A film about Manny Pacquiao’s life and achievements

Discover a riveting documentary that truly packs a punch as MANNY comes to Blu-ray and DVD on 17th November, from Universal Pictures (UK).

Narrated by Liam Neeson, directed by Academy Award® winner Leon Gast (When We Were Kings) and Ryan Moore, MANNY is an inspirational tale of a man who overcame insurmountable odds to become one of the most beloved and respected athletes of all time. Continue reading

Odlanier Solis twists ankle in training

Rematch against Tony Thompson postponed to late November

The rematch between Odlanier Solis and Tony Thompson originally planned to take place on October 18th at CASTELLO in Dusseldorf (Germany) has to be postponed after “La Sombra” Solis suffered a sprained ankle in training in Miami. Continue reading