By Pete Myers: For the final time in 2013 boxing lands at Danceland Ballroom in Davenport, Saturday, November 2nd. The scheduled six fight card is headlined by Quad City favorite Feliciano Correa (17-6-1, 9 KO’s) who makes his third comeback fight after 14 years out of the ring. Boxing aficionados may remember Correa from his KO loss to the late Arturo Gatti in 1996.
Correa is [...]
29 October 2013, Union City, NJ -- SARTONK has launched the second annual Ali-King Award. Named after Martin Luther King, Jr. and Muhammad Ali, this essay contest is intended to promote literacy and critical thinking among boxing youth. Boxers and aspiring boxing writers are invited to submit essays on one of five topics, ranging from the social significance of boxing to comparative analyses of Ali [...]
LAS VEGAS (Oct. 29, 2013) - The World Series of Fighting continues to expand its global footprint with the launch of World Series of Fighting Japan (WSOF Japan).
World Series of Fighting launches its new Japanese division in a partnership with the long-running and highly respected Pancrase organization, a Tokyo-based group that has promoted mixed martial arts events since 1993 and is widely [...]
Chris Robinson continues the dialogue with trainer Floyd Mayweather Sr. inside of the Mayweather Boxing Club in Las Vegas, as he shares his thoughts on Five-time Trainer of the Year Freddie Roach as well as his thoughts as to why the whole world knows that Manny Pacquiao could never beat his son Floyd Mayweather. Continue reading
RingTV's Bill Emes traveled to Easton, Pa., to document middleweight puncher Curtis Steven's intense training camp for his challenge to WBA titleholder Gennady Golovkin on Saturday in New York City. Stevens, who looks lightning quick on the mitts, says the mouth of Golovkin's trainer Abel Sanchez has written a check that "Golovkin's ass can't cash."
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"The films for this festival not only appeal to the boxing fan, but to anyone who is drawn to the art of great storytelling," - Former Heavyweight Champion Michael Bentt,(Sonny Liston in the 2001 film “Ali”)
Since the very early days of motion pictures, boxing has always made for great drama. For decades, the movie industry has created legendary characters inspired by those who lace up the [...]
Puerto Rican flyweight prospect, Emmanuel "Manny" Rodriguez ( 7-0, 5KO's ) outpointed veteran Mexican, Felipe Rivas ( 14-15-2, 8KO's ) at the Jesús M. Freire Statium in Cidra, Puerto Rico. All three judges scored 60-54.
Rodríguez boxing skills were superior, using a great stiff jab with lots of combinations to Rivas head and body.
"I want to thanks my trainers Ivan Calderon and Felix Pagan [...]
Unbeaten Donegal light middleweight boxer ‘the Buncrana Banger’ John Hutchinson continued the flying start to his pro boxing career with a sensational points win over American Robert Brando-Hunt in front of a voiciferous Irish-American crown at the Irish Cultural Center in Canton, Boston on Saturday night.
The rugged 26-year-old was re-entering the Lion’s Den having previous fought out [...]
The scheduled Main Event between Warren “Hitman” Browning vs. William “Wild Bill” Shahan took a turn for the worst a few days before these two were set to do battle as Browning was forced out of the bout due to breaking his hand before wrapping up sparring.
However, thanks to promoter’s Chase Hill commitment and hard work he found a willing fighter to step in on days notice to battle Shahan. [...]
World Series of Fighting 6 main event fighters Josh Burkman and Steve Carl both weighed in at exactly 169.6 pounds at the official Weigh-In for the inaugural WSOF Welterweight World Championship title, which will take place on Saturday night at the BankUnited Center in Coral Gables, Fla.
The live two-hour NBC Sports Network telecast will begin at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT. Preliminary bouts stream [...]