March 7, 2014
New Generation of the WBC Green and Gold Championship Belt
The World Boxing Council is proud to present the new generation of the WBC green and gold belt. The new design of the iconic WBC belt will be introduced at the great fight between Sergio “Maravilla” Martinez and Miguel Cotto for the WBC middleweight championship of the world on June 7. Continue reading
Weights for “Horseshoe Presents: Fight Night at the Belvedere”
7:00 PM, Friday, March 7, 2014
Belvedere, Events & Banquets
Elk Grove Village, IL
Hitz Boxing, Round 3 Productions
4-1, 3 KO
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RICKY HATTON’S autobiography War and Peace has been included on the longlist for the 12th annual British Sports Book Awards.
Co-written with Boxing News editor Tris Dixon, the book charts The Hitman’s incredible rise from a Manchester council estate to the bright lights of Las Vegas. Continue reading
The British Amateur Boxing Association (BABA) has named the 10 English members of the GB Boxing squad that will be seeded in the quarter-finals of England Boxing’s National Senior Elite Men’s Finals 2014.
The 10 boxers will not compete in the regional phase of the competition and will join the tournament for the final stages which will be held over three days at Echo Arena Liverpool on the weekend of 25-27 April. Continue reading
Martin Murray is targeting a November showdown with hard-hitting middleweight world champion Gennady Golovkin after signing a lucrative seven-figure, three-fight deal with Africa’s largest promoter, Golden Gloves.
The 31-year-old from St Helens in the UK split with Ricky Hatton last month after a frustrating year that saw him fight just once after his narrow defeat to Sergio Martinez in Argentina last April. Continue reading
Irish Amateur Boxing Association
March 6th – London 2012 bronze medallists Paddy Barnes and Michael Conlan will meet defending champion Hughie Myers and Tyrone McCullagh in the first two finals at Friday’s Elite Championships at the National Stadium in Dublin.
Please click here and here and here for preview of 2014 Elite finals.
Please see below fixtures for running order for Men’s finals on Friday evening. Continue reading
This Saturday (March 8th) former cruiserweight champion Juan Carlos Gomez (53-3) will be back in action in Kecskemet (Hungary) when he faces Ivica Bacurin (17-4-1) for the vacant WBO International championship on the undercard of Zsolt Erdei’s (33-1) last pro fight against Shalva Jomardashvili (36-6-2). Continue reading
Young Lightweight Karl “Dynamite” Dargan Not Short on Confidence or Determination for Upcoming Fight Against Chazz McDowell on March 15th
Photo Credits: Rich Graessle/Main Events
Bethlehem, PA: Philadelphia native Karl “Dynamite” Dargan (14-0-0, 7 KOs) is scheduled to face Chazz McDowell (6-4-1, 1 KO) of Hartford, CT on the March 15th undercard of the NBCSN Fight Night bout between Tomasz “Goral” Adamek and Vyacheslav “Czar” Glazkov in an eight round lightweight match-up. Continue reading
Tacoma, WA (March 6th, 2014) – Four fights into his boxing comeback under the Halquist Productions banner, #6 Ranked WBO Jr. Welterweight, Zahir Raheem (35-3, 21 KOs), is ready to step up to the highest tier and grab the respect that he’s vastly fought for throughout his dramatic career. Fighting with a pre-existing hand injury in his NABO title fight with Bayan Jargal on ESPN2’s Friday Night Fights in January, Raheem, although victorious, was unable to display the KO power he had shown in his previous three fights. Now, with his hand fully healed, Raheem is primed to make a huge statement in the junior welterweight division and is once again positioned to step back in the ring and face anyone in the weight class. Continue reading
Antoine Douglas headlines in April 4th in Parsippany, NJ against former world title challenger Luca Messi
NUTLEY, NJ (MARCH 6, 2014)–On Friday night, April 4th at the Parsippany P.A.L., GH3 Promotions in association with Greg Cohen Promotions will present a night of action packed boxing that will feature some of the best prospects and rising contenders in the country.
In the eight-round main event will be undefeated Middleweight sensation Antoine “Action” Douglas taking on former world title challenger Luca Messi. Continue reading