Today, at Leonardo Da Vinci Rome Airport Hotel in Fiumicino (close to Rome), Salvatore Cherchi’s OPI 2000 held the official weigh-in of the fighters who will enter the ring tomorrow at Fiumicino’s soccer stadium. In the main event, Emiliano Marsili (Italy, 31-0-1) and Gamaliel Diaz (Mexico, 38-12-3) will fight for the vacant WBC Silver lightweight championship. Marsili is a former Italian, European and IBO world lightweight champion while Diaz is a former WBC world super featherweight champion. These are the official weights: Continue reading
KINGSTON, JAMAICA – It didn’t matter the opponent, or the venue. What mattered to welterweight contender Sakima Mullings, is that he ended the fight with his hand raised in victory.
Coming off a very controversial split decision defeat at the hands of former world title challenger Clive Atwell, Mullings was in a must-win situation when he faced Guyana’s Quincy Gomes on July 11th at the National Indoor Centre in Kingston. Continue reading
Hyannis, Massachusetts [July 29, 2015] – Pro Boxing Returns Cape Cod for the first time in nearly a decade August 8th at the Hyannis Youth & Community Center (HYCC) in Hyannis, MA. Tickets are available now at CapeCodBoxing.com. Below are some fun facts about the August 8th event. Continue reading
Hyannis, Massachusetts [July 27, 2015] – Pembroke’s Vinnie Carita (9-1-1, 9 KO’s) will still be in action on Saturday, August 8th at the Hyannis Youth & Community Center (HYCC) as part of the Boston Boxing Promotions event headlined by the Northeast Heavyweight Championship fight between Hyannis’ Jesse Barboza (9-1-1, 5 KO’s) vs. Jesse Oltmanns (10-5, 7 KO’s). Carita, however, will now have to pick on someone his own size. Continue reading
Tampa, FL: The popular series of “Boxeo TELEMUNDO Ford” returns to “The Boxing City” Tampa, Florida with an exciting show, on Friday, July 31st at the traditional A La Carte Event Pavilion. Continue reading
A permanent memorial to pioneering black boxer Bill Richmond (1763-1829) will be unveiled by Earl George Percy at the Tom Cribb pub, in Panton Street, London on Wednesday 26 August 2015 at 2pm.
A portrait of Richmond and a plaque summarizing his amazing life and career will adorn the wall of the historic pub owned by Shepherd Neame brewery in recognition of Richmond’s position in history as the first black sportsman to achieve international fame and significance. Continue reading
The WBA will utilize the Pod Index to review two title fights Saturday night.
Three anonymous judges will score the championship bout between WBA/IBF/WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev and Najib Mohammedi at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas by watching HBO with the sound muted. Continue reading
It’s been an exciting year for Dejan Zavec (aka Jan Zaveck) so far, but the reigning WBF superwelterweight world champion and the former IBF welterweight world champion believes the best is yet to come. After defeating Sasha Yengoyan (now 32-2-1) in epic brave-heart bout in full packed arena in Maribor in April, Zavec has new doors opened for him. Continue reading
This past Saturday in Macao, China, #1 ranked lightweight contender Denis Shafikov improved to 36-1-1 (20KO’s) with a third round knockout of Roy Mukhlis, 27-5-3 (21KO’s) at the Cotai Arena in Macao, China. Continue reading
Manuel Rey Rojas is set to fight Chris Singleton for the vacant Universal Boxing Organization Latino Lightweight title on Saturday August 8, 2015 at the Waco Convention Center in Waco, Texas.
Fighting out of Dallas Texas, Rojas turned professional in 2011 and racked up nine straight victories before hitting a rough patch in 2014, losing twice in a row on points to Alexis Del Bosque (4-2) in Forth Worth and Casey Ramos (18-0) in San Antonio. Continue reading