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Robert Garcia’s Herbert Acevedo Makes Weight

Robert Garcia trained Herbert Acevedo returns to his hometown for his latest professional fight, and where he made his professional debut on Nov. 6, 2009, the beautiful state of Kansas. His anticipated return has brought out a mild frenzy among ticket purchasers which includes family and long time friends. “I’m excited to be back, excited to be the main event, and excited to fight for the belt,” Acevedo said on Friday. “Being able to fight for the UBF title is special.” Continue reading

Mike Reed returns to the ring on March 7th

WASHINGTON, D.C., U.S.A. – Twenty-one year-old light welterweight professional boxer, Mike “Yes Indeed” Reed (Washington, D.C./Waldorf, MD/pro record: 7-0, with 5 KOs) returns to the ring on Friday night, March 7, 2014, against Bilal Mahasin (Oakland, CA/pro record: 4-0). Reed-Mahasin is scheduled as a six-round bout, which will headline Keystone Boxing’s “World Class Professional Boxing” card at Rosecroft Raceway in Fort Washington, Maryland. Continue reading

More Excitement With Professional Boxing Event at The DeltaPlex

GRAND RAPIDS, MI –Weigh-ins for the professional boxing event Wintertime Warfare will take place tomorrow at 6p.m. at The DeltaPlex. The public is welcome to experience the excitement of this important event. There is no charge to attend the weigh-ins.

“Sometimes drama occurs at the weigh-ins with boxers not making weight, coming into the bout in better shape than ever or heated exchanges between the boxers,” said Dennis Shimmell Jr., boxing trainer and mentor. “A pro boxing weigh-in can be entertaining for boxing fans and is a chance for fans and media members to talk to the boxers prior to Saturday’s big show, Wintertime Warfare at the DeltaPlex Arena.” Continue reading

Andrzej Wawrczyk to take on Francois Botha on March 15th in Poland

Botha: “The White Buffalo is coming to beautiful Poland and will roam the prairie again!”

Francois Botha (48-10-3, 29 KOs) may be 45 years old but there is no way of stopping the “White Buffalo” from roaming the prairie. On March 15th the multiple time world title challenger is coming to Arlamow, Poland, to take on Andrzej Wawrczyk (28-1, 14 KOs). Continue reading

Johnny Garcia’s new opponent and more undercard bouts

February 19, 2014 An opponent for Pro Boxer Johnny Garcia Has Been Announced for Feb. 22 Grand Rapids-Athletes do not pursue a career in the professional boxing world without knowing the risks of the sport, injuries happen regularly and bouts change quickly. Johnny Garcia, of Holland Mich., was preparing to fight Jermaine White from Chicago during Wintertime Warfare at The DeltaPlex Arena, until White faced injury and had to drop out of the fight. “Boxing is crazy but it happens,” Garcia said of injured opponent Jermaine White (17-6, 9 KOs). Continue reading

Lee Haskins fights for WBC International Title

Bristol Boxing Star Lee Haskins will box for the WBC International Title on the March 1st show at the City Academy, Bristol. Haskins who is rated #5 by the WBC will box Elton Dharry ranked #23 who is based at the prestigious Gleason’s Gym in New York. This is a fight that will determine Haskins a secure place in the top five world rankings should he win it.

Haskins has aired his frustrations of late that none of the champions will give him a shot at a world championship. He believes that the only way to achieve his world title dream is to force a mandatory position with one of the governing bodies: Continue reading

Tickets still available for championship boxing Feb. 21 at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino

DOVER, Del. — This Friday’s championship boxing event in the Rollins Center features a headline bout between “The New” Ray Robinson (16-2-0, 7 KOs), of Philadelphia, Pa., fighting for the NABO Welterweight Championship Title against Aslanbek “The Warrior” Kozaev (25-0-1, 7 KOs), of Vladikavkaz, Russia. Doors open at 6 p.m. for the first bout at 7 p.m. Will call open between 5-9 p.m. Continue reading

Hosea ‘The Hammer’ Burton: Star on the rise

British boxing may have a new star in the making. Light heavyweight prospect, Hosea ‘The Hammer’ Burton (7(2)-0) is the 25 year old cousin of heavyweight contender Tyson Fury (21(15)-0) Manchester based Burton is busy making his moves towards his goal of a world championship, and has recently trained at hall of fame trainer, Freddie Roach’s Wildcard gym in LA. Continue reading