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Dharry to battle Rios on December 6th in Sint Maarten

Saturday night December 6th on the paradise island of Sint Maarten, nestled nicely in the Caribbean, two titles will be on the line as Bobby Ottley’s Bose Promotions presents a big night of professional boxing titled “This is it-War.” The twelve round main event of the Bose Promotions promoted card will also be in association with Elton Dharry Promotions, as Elton Dharry (16-5-1, 10KOs) of Brooklyn, New York, by way of Guyana, battles it out with Nicaraguan bantamweight champion Jose Rios (13-1-1, 6KOs) for the coveted IBF Inter-continental bantamweight title. Continue reading

Ruslan Chagaev to return to action early next year

Regular WBA heavyweight champion Ruslan Chagaev has started training camp for the first defense of his second title reign which is supposed to take place in early 2015 in Hamburg. After his mandatory challenger Luis Ortiz disqualified himself with a positive doping test team Chagaev is currently looking for an opponent. “Ruslan is ready to go but now that Ortiz is out we will have to see who is available”, says promoter Timur Dugazaev. “And of course, we need to coordinate the exact date and challenger with the WBA. We will announce the fight once the contracts are signed.” Continue reading

Quattrocchi, Watkins to meet for ABA Northeast Light Heavyweight Championship

Made Men Promotions presents FEAST OF FISTS, Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at the Serbian American Cultural Center in Weirton, West Virginia. In the main event, two natives of the Mountain State face off for the Appalachian Boxing Association Northeast Light Heavyweight Championship. Undefeated prospect AARON “QUIET STORM” QUATTROCCHI (5-0 2 KO) of Follansbee, West Virginia meets former West Virginia state light heavyweight and cruiserweight title challenger ERIC “THE ONE- ARMED BANDIT” WATKINS (10-8-1 5 KO) of Morgantown, West Virginia in the eight round title bout. Continue reading

Boxing Results: Kovalev “Krushes” Hopkins

Sergey Kovalev W 12 Bernard Hopkins
Sadam Ali TKO 9 Luis Carlos Abregu
Eric Hunter TKO 6 Daniel Ramirez
Nadjib Mohammedi KO 1 Demetrius Walker
Vyacheslav Glazkov W TKO 7 Darnell Wilson
Sullivan Barrera RTD 4 Rowland Bryant
Ryan Martin W TKO 2 Isaac Gonzalez
Andrey Sirotkin W UD 6 Michael Mitchell

Results from Krakow, Poland
Artur Szpilka W 10 Tomasz Adamek
Maciej Sulecki KO 7 Grzegorz Proksa
Michal Syrowatka KO 1 Michal Chudecki
Andrzej Soldra W 8 Dawid Kostecki
Lukasz Maciec W 8 Michal Zerominski Continue reading

Mikaela Lauren and Aleksandra Magdziak Lopes make weight

Local hero Mikaela Lauren and Aleksandra Magdziak Lopes are ready for tonight’s battle for the vacant WBC Female World superwelterweight championship in Vasteras, Sweden. At yesterday’s weigh-in both contender were well inside the limit with Lauren bringing 69.4 kg (153 lbs) to the scale while Magdziak Lopes was a little lighter at 69.0 kg (152 lbs). Continue reading

Canadian Steve “The Renegade” Rainford Ready for US Debut

Canada’s next big pugilistic export, Steve “The Renegade” Rainford (1-0-0, 1KO) goes Stateside this Saturday, November 8, to take on Chris Franks (0-2-1) of Traverse City, Michigan, at the Masonic Temple in Detroit. Although Franks had an edge over Rainford in professional experience, the Canadian has undergone an extensive training camp and feels ready for anything Franks might bring to the ring. “Franks is a tough guy. I’ve studied him over the last few weeks,” said Rainford. “He’s never been stopped in his three boxing matches. He’s also undefeated in pro MMA. He’s a guy who likes to fight, but so am I. When two guys like us get together, watch out! It’s bound to be exciting!” Continue reading

Al Bernstein Back on UK Television

Hall of Fame Boxing announcer Al Bernstein returns to the airwaves in the United Kingdom on the November 8 Channel 5 broadcast of the MaxiNutrition Light Heavyweight final between Bob Ajisafe and Travis Dickinson. Al will call the action with Dave Farrar at ringside and host Mark Pougatch.
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Fantasy Springs Resort Casino is set to host a pair of special events

INDIO, CALIF. (November 4, 2014) – Fantasy Springs Resort Casino is set to host a pair of special events surrounding the November 13 edition of Golden Boy Live! The first will be a Victory Party Celebration for Randy “El Matador” Caballero on November 12, the night before the fight card being hosted at the casino’s Special Event Center. Fans are welcome to join in the festivities by attending the complimentary Victory Party Celebration at LIT Lounge from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. PT on the evening of the 12th. Continue reading