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National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame Announces Induction Class of 2013

Chicago, IL (Sept. 24, 2013) – The Induction Committee of the National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame (NIASHF) announced today the inductees for the Class of 2013. This year’s class includes: former Chicago Blackhawk Eddie Olczyk, who played 17 seasons in the NHL, accumulated almost 800 points, and was elected to the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame in 2012; Johnny Antonelli, five-time National [...]

David Carmona defends this Friday in Mexico

Miami, FL: The successful series of Boxeo TELEMUNDO Ford will have the second show of the fall series in Mexico City this Friday, September 27, 2013 at the popular Salon Jose Cuervo. In the main event WBO Youth Superflyweight Champion David “El Duro” Carmona will defend against fellow countryman Antonio “El Tostado” Tostado in a clash schedule for 10 Rounds. Carmona of Mexico City, [...]

The ABAE names a series of new Directors and Richard Caborn’s decides to step down from his role as Chair

The Amateur Boxing of England (ABAE) has named a series of new Board Directors as part of an on-going process of modernization. The naming of new Directors follows a decision by the membership of the ABAE to change the way Directors are selected from the previous system of 12 regionally elected Executive Directors to a new approach of appointing seven Boxing Directors through a skills-based [...]

Dallas’ Maurice “Mo” Hooker Makes Second Appearance in San Diego This Thursday!

(San Diego, CA) - Most fighters will tell you the reason they get into the sport is to fulfill a life-long dream, to follow a father's or older brother's footsteps or to escape a bad neighborhood. For hard hitting undefeated Dallas, Texas, light welterweight Maurice "Mighty Mo" Hooker (11-0-1, 9KOs) it was something much more primitive than that. "I love to fight, I like to cause pain to my opponent," [...]

ABAE Statement on the findings of the AIBA Disciplinary Commission

Following the recent findings of the AIBA Disciplinary Commission, the Amateur Boxing Association of England (ABAE) has published a statement to publicly acknowledge the decision and confirm its commitment to ensuring its Articles of Association are updated to ensure compliance with AIBA Statutes. The ABAE said: “The ABAE acknowledges the decision of the AIBA Disciplinary Commission that [...]

Adonis Stevenson Interview Transcript

Operator: Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Adonis Stevenson v. Tavoris Cloud conference call. Unfortunately, the Tavoris Cloud side was not able to make the conference. All lines are currently in a listen-only mode and you may press 1 on your telephone keypad to enter the question queue at any time. Mr. Bob Trieger will now begin. Bob Trieger: [...]

Comanche Boy Teams Up with Wind River Harley-Davidson

Saturday, September 14, 2013, professional boxer "Comanche Boy" George Tahdooahnippah met with fans at the open house and 2014 model preview for Wind River Harley-Davidson in Lawton, Oklahoma. The event benefited the Muscular Dystrophy Association. "It was a great event, a lot of fun, and I enjoyed seeing and meeting everyone who was there that came out for a good cause," Tahdooahnippah said. "I [...]

Video: Miguel Cotto media workout

Watch Miguel Cotto's workout. Alan Massengale reports from the Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood, Calif., where Miguel Cotto is training for his Oct. 5 fight with Delvin Rodriguez. Massengale spoke to Cotto, Top Rank President Todd duBoef and Freddie Roach, who is training the Puerto Rican star for the first time. HBO will broadcast at 9:45 p.m. ET/PT the Pride of Puerto Rico MIGUEL COTTO's Florida [...]

John Bray Boxing Foundation Teams Up with House of Boxing Training Center

Press Release For Immediate Release San Diego, California (September 19, 2013) - The John Bray Boxing Foundation is holding the 4th Annual John Bray Free Youth Boxing Clinic in an effort to continue to help the community in preventing and combating gang violence while promoting discipline and academic success among school-age students. After three successful events held in the San Fernando Valley [...]

Brandon “Cannon” Adams Puts Undefeated Record on the Line

Not every boxer is a born fighter but in the case of super welterweight Brandon Adams, the description hits the nail on the head. Out of the rough and tough town of Watts, California, just outside of downtown Los Angeles, and as one of nine brothers and sisters, Adams needed to learn quickly to defend himself. Always athletic, it wasn't until the age of seventeen when Adams grew enough courage [...]

The legendary 5th Street Gym is ready to re-open!

South Beach is once again ready to be the center of the boxing world as the legendary 5th Street Gym is ready to re-open its doors 17 years after the original closed down. The original 5th street gym opened in 1950 by the late Chris Dundee and his brother Angelo Dundee who was most famous for creating a number of champions most notably Muhammad Ali. At 89 years of age the still spry Angelo is bringing [...]

Ricky Hatton to do Q&A on Hatton Academy at Leisure Industry Week

Four-time world boxing champion Ricky Hatton will do a live question and answer session on his Hatton Academy at this year's Leisure Industry Week (LIW) at the NEC in Birmingham. Running on September 24-26, LIW is the largest exhibition for leisure industry professionals in the country and annually attracts around 7,000 visitors. Hatton Academy, which launched to huge success earlier this year, [...]