Tony Thompson to face 2004 Olympic gold medalist Odlanier Solis this Saturday, March 22nd in Tekirdag
Tony “The Tiger” Thompson arrived in Istanbul, Turkey, this afternoon for his WBC International Championship bout against 2004 Olympic gold medalist Odlanier Solis this Saturday (March 22nd) in Tekirdag. The ring veteran from Washington, D.C. is used to traveling. The clash with Solis will be Thompson’s fifth consecutive fight outside of the USA. His last bout on home soil has been a third round TKO win over Maurice Harris almost three years ago.
While “The Tiger” lost his last fight on the road – a lopsided 12 round unanimous decision to IBF #1 Kubrat Pulev in Schwerin in August 2013 – he also had some success fighting abroad recently, knocking out British prospect David Price twice in February and July 2013. Continue reading
The Weigh In for ‘Welsh Pride’ will be 3pm at Merthyr Leisure Centre Thursday 20th March. Tickets still available to what promises to be a great night of professional boxing, bringing Welsh boxing back to it’s roots.
Kerry Hope challenges Welsh middleweight champion Frankie Borg of Cardiff for his prestigious title and the bragging rights to say who is the best middleweight in Wales. The Merthyr Tydfil leisure centre formerly Rhydycar leisure centre will play host to the intriguing match up. Continue reading
Former Puerto Rican National Champion, Carlos ‘Macho’ Lopez,Jr ( 2-1-1, 1 KO ) is set to make his Mexico’s fight debut this Thursday, March, 20th at the Discotheque Hangar 27 in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico.
‘Macho’ is set to face local fighter, Hugo Gutierrez ( 0-5-1 ), who recently lost a close decision war on February, against prospect, Pastor Elenes ( 8-1, 3 KO ). Continue reading
Chicago, IL (March 15, 2014) Another huge crowd packed Cicero Stadium on Friday night as fourteen bouts took place in the Quarterfinal Round of the 2014 Chicago Golden Gloves. All winners advanced to next week’s Semifinal Round action.
The final session of Quarterfinal Round action will take place tonight at Cicero Stadium with the first bell at 7:30 p.m. CT. Cicero Stadium is located at 1909 S. Laramie in Cicero, IL. Continue reading
Chicago, IL, (March 14, 2014) In front of a huge crowd at Cicero Stadium on Thursday night, twelve quarterfinals bouts took place as part of the 2014 Chicago Golden Gloves Tournament.
The semifinal rounds continue on Friday and Saturday night this week at Cicero Stadium with the first bell at 7:30 p.m. CT each night. Cicero Stadium is located at 1909 S. Laramie in Cicero, IL. Continue reading
12 Rounds World Boxing Organization Latin Featherweight Title
Jonathan “Polvo” Oquendo Vs Guillermo “El Borrego” Avila
Vega Alta, Puerto Rico Jamay,Jalisco, Mexico
Former WBO Latin Champion 12-1- 9 KO’s
23-3-1-19 KO’s 124 Continue reading
Hackensack, NJ (March 13, 2014) – Although he’s just two days away from his professional debut, junior middleweight Bobby Gunn Jr. has no pre-fight jitters.
Perhaps part of the reason is that those around sport recall him not only training alongside his father Bobby Sr, a former IBA cruiserweight champion that fought a number of top fighters, but also appearing at most of his pro fights. Continue reading
The welterweight contender is slated to return to the ring to live up to his “Riverside Rocky” moniker
Riverside, CA, March 12, 2014 – Lopez (31 – 6, 18 KO) is set to fight against Aaron Martinez (19 – 2 – 1, 4 KO) April, 24th 2014 at Agua Caliente Casino and will be televised on ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes. Lopez, although having lost two of his last three fights, returned to the “win” column during his match against Mike Arnaoutis this past December. Lopez settled for a technical decision win when the fight was stopped after the eighth round. Continue reading
Queens, NY (March 12, 2014)–On Saturday night, April 5th at the Resorts World Casino New York City, New Legend Boxing will present a big night of boxing that will feature two world ranked fighters plus another coming off the biggest win of his career.
In the 10 round main event, WBA number-12 ranked Super Bantamweight Juan “Baby Tito” Dominguez will see action against Veteran German Mraz (46-30, 25 KO’s).
Dominguez of Brooklyn, New York has a record of 16-0 with 11 knockouts. Continue reading
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – (March 12, 2014) Knockout reality television show is the first step to bringing boxing back to the main stream for the show’s creator.
Boxing has proven to be a lucrative sport throughout its history. In the 70’s Muhammad Ali was the cash cow. In the 80’s it was Sugar Ray Leonard. In the 90’s it was Mike Tyson. In the late 90’s and early 2000’s it was Oscar De La Hoya and it continues presently with Manny Pacquiao and the world’s highest paid athlete Floyd Mayweather Jr. Continue reading