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Chagaev looking forward to Pianeta fight

On Monday Ruslan Chagaev and Francesco Pianeta, their respective trainers Pedro Diaz and Dirk Dzemski as well as promoter Timur Dugazaev and co-promoter Ulf Steinforth met for a press conference at Casino Esplanade in Hamburg, Germany. And the regular WBA World HeavyweighT Champion and his challenger perfectly adjusted to the location. Continue reading

Turkish prospect Avni Yildirim stops Steve Kroekel in one round – Next Stop: Glen Johnson!

Fast rising light heavyweight prospect Avni Yildirim scored another impressive quick TKO victory over German journeyman Steve Kroekel on Tuesday night in Dusseldorf, Germany. Kroekel tried to put pressure on the 23 year old Turk but Yildirim fought back and dropped his opponent twice with hard body shots forcing referee Arnold Golger to stop the fight. It was the fifth win in as many fights for the former amateur standout who will face the biggest challenge of his pro career so far on August 15th when he travels to Miami to take on veteran Glen Johnson for the WBC Silver International Light Heavyweight Championship. Continue reading

Denton Daley Announces New Team for Upcoming Hershey Centre Fight

Mississauga, Ont., June 16, 2015 – In preparation for his return to the Hershey Centre on August 29th, WBA #8 ranked cruiserweight, Denton Daley, has announced the formation of a new fight team to guide him on his mission to claim the world championship.

Chris Amos will be taking on the role of Head Coach, while former two-time world title challenger Troy Amos-Ross will be backing him up as Assistant Coach. Don McDonald will continue on in his role as Daley’s Promoter and Craig Bongelli as his Strength and Conditioning Trainer. Continue reading

Boston Boxing Promotions is bringing back professional boxing to Cape Cod

Hyannis, Massachusetts [June 10, 2015] – Boston Boxing Promotions is bringing back professional boxing to Cape Cod for the first time in nine years on Saturday, August 8, 2015 at the Hyannis Youth and Community Center (HYCC) with a fight card featuring the Northeast Heavyweight Title fight between Hyannis’ own Jesse Barboza (9-1-1, 5 KO’s) and Pennsylvania’s Jesse Oltmanns (10-5, 7 KO’s). The card will also feature an exciting eight-round light-heavyweight fight between Harwich’s Paul Gonsalves (7-7-1, 3 KO’s) and rugged Mexican Rafael Valenzuela (8-5, 1 KO). Continue reading

Mayweather co-trainer Nate Jones takes the corner for Adrien Broner and is the subject of new reality TV series ‘Undefeated’

Las Vegas, Nevada (June, 2015) – Mayweather co-trainer Nate Jones takes the lead spot for Floyd Jr.’s “Lil Bro” Adrien Broner. Broner is prepping for his upcoming battle against Shawn Porter June 20th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The fight airs on NBC. Jones joins Broner in the Las Vegas, Nevada camp shortly. Continue reading

Dominic Breazeale Returns To PBC On NBC

Upland, California (June 3, 2015) – Top U.S. heavyweight prospect Dominic “Trouble” Breazeale (14-0, 13 KO’s) makes his return to the ring this Saturday afternoon, June 6th at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. Breazeale, takes another step up in competition and faces Cuban heavyweight Yasmany Consuegra (17-0, 14 KO’s) in a battle of undefeated heavyweights. The televised bout will support the Robert Guerrero-Arron Martinez main-event and will open up the Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) live telecast on NBC. Continue reading

Aces Boxing Club to host “Friday Night Fights”

Aces Boxing Club in Boonton, N.J., will host a one-night amateur boxing event on Friday, June 5, at the Boonton Elks Lodge. The card, featuring about a dozen bouts, will be an exhibit of the finest pugilistic talent New Jersey has to offer.

Aces’ head coach coach and owner Joe Zabry said the fights are the perfect way to bring boxing back to Morris County once more, and demonstrate just how much hard work local amateurs are putting into their unforgiving craft. Continue reading