Dedicated to the memory of Fadhili Awadhi, the local boxer who died from a severe Malaria attack while preparing to fight in one of the featured bouts, two new Universal Boxing Organization™ (UBO) Champions were crowned on Saturday, March 29, at the PTA Hall in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. Continue reading
Swedish boxing starlet Mikaela Lauren convincingly retained her Universal Boxing Organization™ (UBO) Female World Super Welterweight title on Thursday evening (March 27) in front of a packed arena at the Gota Kallare in her hometown Stockholm. Continue reading
New York, March 27—Boxing legends “Iron” Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield, “Sugar” Ray Leonard, Roberto Duran and Thomas “Hitman” Hearns – all who engaged in epic battles and storied rematches – will be back in main event status at the Steiner Sports Store at Roosevelt Field Mall (630 Old Country Road) in Garden City, Long Island sharing classic sweet science memories on Saturday afternoon, April 5.
The “Classic Quintet” will all be available to sign autographs, pose for photographs, and to meet & greet fans at the designated times below. Tickets, starting at $49, as well as VIP packages and memorabilia are all available. For tickets and more information call the Steiner Store at 516-739-0580 or 800-242-7139. Continue reading
– In just over a week from now, Dominic “Trouble” Breazeale (9-0, 9 KO’s) will be returning to the ring in an 8 round bout that kicks off the Golden Boy Live telecast dubbed “Night of the Heavyweights”. Breazeale, who will be making his second appearance on Fox Sports 1 and Fox Deportes is facing the toughest opponent of his career, seasoned Heavyweight veteran Nagy Aguilera (19-7, 13 KO’s). Continue reading
By Gerhardt Foath: In a battle of aging 175lb fighters, WBO light heavyweight champion Juergen Braehmer (42-2, 31 KO’s) is getting ready for his title defense against 33-year-old former WBO cruiserweight champion Enzo Maccarinelli (39-6, 30 KO’s) at the Stadthalle, Rostock, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany.
Braehmer picked up the vacant WBA World light heavyweight title last December with a 12 round unanimous decision win over Marcus Oliveira. This was the idea way for Braehmer to win a world title, because his chances of beating the other top fighters in the division were pretty much zero. Braehmer is a good Euro level fighter, but he’d stand no chance against light heavyweights like Bernard Hopkins, Sergey Kovalev, Adonis Stevenson and probably even Beibut Shumenov. Continue reading
After a wild week in the March Maddness tournament, the Sport Swami like most fans is ready to throw away his brackets and wait for next year. However as a parting gift, he brings on some rising stars from the world of boxing and MMA to help cheer the fans of the show up. Don’t miss two hours of jam packed action on Wavlite.com presents; LAST CALL on http://www.cyberstationusa.com/. This week’s guests include; Continue reading
Leading boxing television rights distributor / sports marketing firm Octapixx LIVE is pleased to announce that it has been selected to exclusively market the international broadcast rights for the upcoming WBC heavyweight championship match between Bermane Stiverne (23-1, 20 KO) and Chris Arreola (36-1, 30 KO), taking place on May 10, 2014. Continue reading
Tomorrow (Saturday, March 22nd) Cuban Olympic gold medalist Odlanier Solis and US veteran Tony “The Tiger” Thompson collide in Tekirdag (Turkey) for the vacant WBC international heavyweight championship. At today’s official weigh-in Solis brought 257 lbs. (116.7 kg) to the scale while Thompson weighed in at 266.5 lbs (120.9 kg).
Asked if he felt a specific pressure before this important fight, Solis stated: “I never put myself under pressure. If I worried about the future I couldn’t perform the way I do. I take every fight and every opponent serious. Thompson is no difference. I go in there to beat him and to continue my way to become heavyweight champion of the world.” Continue reading
WBA/IBF/WBO/IBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko comments on former WBO champion Shannon Briggs going ballistic on Thursday morning as he prepared for his workout at the Heavyweight Factory in Hollywood. Florida.
video by fightnews.com
I just ran up on Wladimir Klitchscko and bust him in the head with a shoe! He a bitch. Just like I been saying for years!#shannonbriggs
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