Tampa, FL: The successful series Boxeo Telemundo Ford and All Star Boxing, Inc will have the second installment of the spring series Friday, March 21, 2014 from the A La Carte Event Pavilion in Tampa, Florida.
In the main event WBO Latin Superflyweight Champion Mathew “Mantequilla” Villanueva (11-0-1-9 KO’s) of Burbank, California via Puerto Rico will be making his second defense of his title against WBO Youth Champion David “Severo” Cardona (16-2-4-8 KO’s) of Mexico DF, Mexico in a bout schedule for 12 Rounds with Villanueva’s title at stake. This will be Villanueva’s 3rd fight on Telemundo and his second at A La Carte where he stopped local undefeated prospect Daniel Lozano in the last season. This will also be Carmona’s 3rd main event fight on the series. Continue reading
When you’ve a back story like AJ Faizy’s, the boxing ring doesn’t hold much fear.
With his father murdered by the Taliban, AJ fled war-torn Afghanistan as a 14-year-old and found himself in care in the UK.
Far from the new start he was hoping for though, the young refugee was soon without a family again after the foster payments ceased when he turned 18.
Homeless, and desperately in need of direction, Faizy’s luck finally turned. Taken in by his boxing coach Barry Higginson, the adopted Brit is now a promising pro with dreams of winning the Lonsdale Belt. Continue reading
Las Vegas (MARCH 5, 2014)–Current WBC Diamond Belt and former Light Heavyweight world champion Jean Pascal will join the talented list of other world champions at the inaugural BOX FAN EXPO this September at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
One of the biggest draws in North America, Pascal, is the former WBC Light Heavyweight champion and made three successful defenses. He was the lineal Light Heavyweight champion and Ring Magazine champion between 2009-2011 Continue reading
New York, NY (March 4, 2014) – For the first two and a half rounds of his February 12 bout against veteran Donald “Bulldog” Ward, rising junior middleweight Captain Boyd “Rainmaker” Melson appeared en-route to another impressive victory. In the second, Melson nearly stopped Ward and was seeking to score a knockout in the Roseland Ballroom’s final fight.
This was until an unexpected injury completely debilitated the 2003 West Point Graduate. Continue reading
If you enjoy a night out in Birmingham you may know Andrew Robinson by another name. DJ Polish was a popular drum ‘n’ bass DJ in the city before he ditched the decks because he loves to fight.
Nine straight wins in 17 months later it looks like a good career move and Robinson’s progress has convinced manager PJ Rowson to hand the 29 year-old super-middleweight his toughest test at the Tower Ballrooms this month. Continue reading
“We forget as athletes that we break just like everyone else and that our lives are different outside of the ring.”-Eugene Hill
Dickinson, Texas heavyweight boxer, Eugene “Mean Gene” Hill spends his mid-mornings training for two hours at Savannah’s Boxing Gym in nearby Houston. The trip back and forth which he makes several times a week is different from the trips many commuters make each day to work. The time he spends training, last only for a few hours but every moment is precious to Eugene because at one point, he thought these moments would never happen again. Continue reading
Bronx, NY (March 5, 2014) Long Island fan favorite Cletus “The Hebrew Hammer” Seldin returns to action in the main event of “ROCKIN FIGHTS 13″ on Thursday, APRIL 24 at The Paramount in Huntington, New York, it was announced today by Joe DeGuardia, Founder and President of Star Boxing.
Advance pre-sale tickets available to Star Boxing Fans for “ROCKIN FIGHTS 13″starting at $50 go on sale Thursday, March 6 at 12:00 p.m. ET through Ticketmaster (Ticketmaster.com) using the code word STAR. Continue reading
SAN DIEGO (MARCH 4, 2014)–On Saturday afternoon, April 19th,
Scott Quigg will make the 3rd defense of the WBA Super Bantamweight title when he takes on number-one contender and interim champion, Nehomar Cermeno in a 12 round bout that will be televised LIVE on AWE beginning at 3pm eastern / 12 noon pacific.
Boxing fans across the United States can enjoy this world championship bout live via the PlayStation®3 system via the Sony Entertainment Network Live Events Viewer. The price is $9.95 for approximately three hours of world class boxing which includes the Quigg – Cermeno main event. PS3 viewers may subscribe early to the event.
The fight will originate from the Manchester Arena in Manchester, England. Continue reading
LAS VEGAS, NEV. (March 4, 2014) — Grammy Award-winning singer/ songwriter, actor and author ASHANTI will sing the National Anthem at the rematch between Fighter of the Decade MANNY PACQUIAO and undefeated two-division world champion TIMOTHY BRADLEY, JR. Pacquiao and Bradley will be battling for the World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight title, Saturday, April 12, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. The world welterweight championship event 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
Professional boxer Suz Member has vowed to return from his recent debut defeat, and admits that he made mistakes with his weight.
The Lancashire-born fighter was beaten TKO (technical knockout) in the first round on Saturday evening’s WBU European Championship card at London’s famous York Hall, Bethnal Green whilst making his first outing under new promoters, Acourtier Events. Continue reading