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London MBC Sanctioned Event A Huge Success – Further UK Events Planned

London MBC Sanctioned Event A Huge Success – Further UK Events Planned

Following the successful sanctioning by the Malta Boxing Commission’s UK office of the Dave Murphy Acourtier Events promoted WARZONE professional boxing event, at York Hall in London on the 1st March, the MBC Vice President Gianluca Di Caro today announces that further UK events are planned for this year. Continue reading

Rudd, Cindy Luna, Raquel Pennington, Sarah Kaufman on LAST CALL

With UFC 171 this weekend and March Maddness warming up the Sport Swami realizes that its time to start getting his bets and pics in. And this week the Swami brings in some tournament performers, betting favorites and an a mainstream actress only on presents; LAST CALL on This week’s guests include: Continue reading

July to face unbeaten Graves April 12!

Baltimore, MD (March 10, 2014) – Cruiserweight up and comer Venroy “Hardwork” July will step up in competition when he faces unbeaten Quantis Graves Saturday, April 12 over eight rounds at the Patapsco Arena in Baltimore.

The card is promoted by Hardwork Promotions and tickets are available by going to or calling 410-635-4754. Continue reading

Bradley Saunders’ replacement opponent announced as Mitch Prince

Scottish light welterweight Mitch Prince has been announced as the replacement opponent for undefeated Bradley Saunders, following news last week of original challenger Paul McClosky having withdrawn on medical advice.

The fight takes place on Saturday 29th March in Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle on a packed show featuring three title fights and ten unbeaten prospects. Champions Jon Lewis Dickinson, Stuart Hall and Frankie Gavin all defend their crowns against very well respected, closely matched challengers. Continue reading

Cotto vs. Martinez: Saturday, June 7 Presented Live by HBO Pay-Per-View

NEW YORK (March 10, 2014) — Personal legacies and boxing history converge in a battle for one of boxing’s most hallowed titles – The Middleweight Championship of the World. Three-division world champion and the Pride of Puerto Rico MIGUEL COTTO will challenge World Boxing Council (WBC)/The Ring middleweight champion and Argentina’s favorite son SERGIO “Maravilla” MARTÍNEZ, Saturday, June 7, at the “Mecca of Boxing,” Madison Square Garden. The fight will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View, beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT. Continue reading

Zhang Zhilei Quotables

1. How did you become interested in boxing, and at what age to you start?

“Boxing is a sport of speed, power, flexibility, stamina, courage, as well as perseverance. It is also a sport about being a man. I love boxing as much as my career goes on. I started to train as a fighter since 15.” Continue reading

ZHANG ZHILEI Bio – Chinese Olympic Silver Medalist Signs with Duva’s Dynasty Boxing

When Dino Duva signed an agreement with the Chinese Boxing Federation to train its amateur fighters in 2010, the Associated Press wrote: “Zhang Zhilei is a 6-foot-6, 240-pound southpaw who could make a major splash in a heavyweight division that has grown stale while being dominated by Wladimir and Vitali Klitschko the past few years.”

Now, Zhang is ready to jump into the professional boxing waters, inking a promotional agreement with Duva’s Dynasty Boxing. The boxing Lane Brothers – Tommy and Terry, sons of the famous referee Mills Lane, are partners in the new venture. Continue reading

Fight Report – Martin steals the show as Turner and McIntyre Add Further Titles

Report by Gianluca (Rio) Di Caro

Last Saturday night Johnny Eames and the TRAD TKO Events team presented their latest offering, FAST & FURIOUS, a six fight show at the Cresset in Peterborough .

It was the first time I’ve been at the Cresset and have to say I was mightily impressed with the venue, but even more so with the way the event’s sponsor Junction 17 Cars, who had invested a huge amount of their hard earned dosh on a Vegas Championship Boxing style lighting rig, bleacher seating and a multi camera set up, including two overhead cameras, beaming the show to huge screens in both the arena itself and the bar area. Continue reading


PHILADELPHIA (MARCH 10, 2014)–This Friday night at the Pennsylvania Sheet Metal Workers Hall in Philadelphia, 17-year old phenom, Milton “El Santo” Santiago will make look for his 3rd in win in as many fights when he takes on 17-fight veteran William Lorenzo in a scheduled four round Jr. Welterweight bout as part of an 8 bout card.

Santiago, a Junior at Warmisnter High Scool began his career with a 1st round stoppage over Moses Molina on February 7th and just two weeks later Christian Damiels suffered the same fate in Dover, Delaware. Continue reading