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Kyrone Davis Shows Out at His Pro-Debut with a First Round KO

Middleweight prospect Kyrone “Shut It Down” Davis went into the ring this past Friday night at the Dover Downs Hotel and Casino, and did exactly what he said he would do. In a Pre-fight interview with radio personality Rick Jensen of WDEL in Delaware, Jensen asked “What should people be looking for?” Davis confidently replied “Don’t blink…” He went in to the ring cool, quick, and [...]

Jesse James Leija and Leija Battah Promotions Confirmed for Inaugural Box Fan Expo

Las Vegas (FEBRUARY 24, 2014)--Two-Time world champion Jesse James Leija and Leija Battah Promotions has committed to attend the inaugural Box Fan Expo this September at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Since acquiring his promotional license with successful entrepreneur Mike Battah, Two-Time World Champion Jesse James Leija has produced some of the most successful fight cards in San Antonio, Texas, [...]

Video: David Haye Interview

DAVID HAYE SAYS COMEBACK IS 50-50 / TALKS FROCH v GROVES 2 & FURY / CHISORA

Robert Garcia’s Herbert Acevedo Makes Weight

Robert Garcia trained Herbert Acevedo returns to his hometown for his latest professional fight, and where he made his professional debut on Nov. 6, 2009, the beautiful state of Kansas. His anticipated return has brought out a mild frenzy among ticket purchasers which includes family and long time friends. "I'm excited to be back, excited to be the main event, and excited to fight for the belt," Acevedo [...]

Mike Reed returns to the ring on March 7th

WASHINGTON, D.C., U.S.A. – Twenty-one year-old light welterweight professional boxer, Mike “Yes Indeed” Reed (Washington, D.C./Waldorf, MD/pro record: 7-0, with 5 KOs) returns to the ring on Friday night, March 7, 2014, against Bilal Mahasin (Oakland, CA/pro record: 4-0). Reed-Mahasin is scheduled as a six-round bout, which will headline Keystone Boxing’s “World Class Professional Boxing” [...]

More Excitement With Professional Boxing Event at The DeltaPlex

GRAND RAPIDS, MI –Weigh-ins for the professional boxing event Wintertime Warfare will take place tomorrow at 6p.m. at The DeltaPlex. The public is welcome to experience the excitement of this important event. There is no charge to attend the weigh-ins. “Sometimes drama occurs at the weigh-ins with boxers not making weight, coming into the bout in better shape than ever or heated exchanges [...]

Andrzej Wawrczyk to take on Francois Botha on March 15th in Poland

Botha: "The White Buffalo is coming to beautiful Poland and will roam the prairie again!" Francois Botha (48-10-3, 29 KOs) may be 45 years old but there is no way of stopping the "White Buffalo" from roaming the prairie. On March 15th the multiple time world title challenger is coming to Arlamow, Poland, to take on Andrzej Wawrczyk (28-1, 14 KOs). When Botha gave his pro debut in February 1990, [...]

Johnny Garcia’s new opponent and more undercard bouts

February 19, 2014 An opponent for Pro Boxer Johnny Garcia Has Been Announced for Feb. 22 Grand Rapids-Athletes do not pursue a career in the professional boxing world without knowing the risks of the sport, injuries happen regularly and bouts change quickly. Johnny Garcia, of Holland Mich., was preparing to fight Jermaine White from Chicago during Wintertime Warfare at The DeltaPlex Arena, until [...]

Lee Haskins fights for WBC International Title

Bristol Boxing Star Lee Haskins will box for the WBC International Title on the March 1st show at the City Academy, Bristol. Haskins who is rated #5 by the WBC will box Elton Dharry ranked #23 who is based at the prestigious Gleason's Gym in New York. This is a fight that will determine Haskins a secure place in the top five world rankings should he win it. Haskins has aired his frustrations of [...]

Danny “Champ” Calafell to make return to boxing in March

Miami, Fla. – Feb. 18, 2014 – Former professional boxer Danny “Champ” Calafell is poised to make his comeback to boxing this March as he begins preparations for his return to the sport. He began training with Herman Caicedo of Iron Mike Productions in January to ready himself for his re-emergence into the boxing world. Calafell reunited with his former manager and lightweight champion [...]

Tickets still available for championship boxing Feb. 21 at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino

DOVER, Del. — This Friday’s championship boxing event in the Rollins Center features a headline bout between “The New” Ray Robinson (16-2-0, 7 KOs), of Philadelphia, Pa., fighting for the NABO Welterweight Championship Title against Aslanbek “The Warrior” Kozaev (25-0-1, 7 KOs), of Vladikavkaz, Russia. Doors open at 6 p.m. for the first bout at 7 p.m. Will call open between 5-9 p.m. [...]

Hosea ‘The Hammer’ Burton: Star on the rise

British boxing may have a new star in the making. Light heavyweight prospect, Hosea ‘The Hammer’ Burton (7(2)-0) is the 25 year old cousin of heavyweight contender Tyson Fury (21(15)-0) Manchester based Burton is busy making his moves towards his goal of a world championship, and has recently trained at hall of fame trainer, Freddie Roach’s Wildcard gym in LA. “It was a great experience [...]