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
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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
INDIO, Calif. (March. 5, 2014) – The big men of boxing are on their way to Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif. on Thursday, April 3 when Golden Boy Live! airs “Night Of The Heavyweights,”a tripleheader of hard-hitting heavyweight action on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes. In the 10-round main event, unbeaten Cuban star Luis Ortiz looks to continue his race towards a world title fight against an opponent to be announced shortly. Continue reading
The Darlington bruiser makes the first defence of his IBF world bantamweight title against fellow North East fighter Martin Ward in Newcastle on March 31st.
Topping the bill at the Metro Radio Arena caps an astonishing rise to the top for 33-year-old Hall who readily admits that he went wild and “completely lost the plot” during five years of hell-raising in Ibiza as a teenager. Continue reading
DEL MAR, CA (March 6, 2014) – Paco Presents in association with A&T Gym, Don Chargin, Golden Boy Promotions and San Diego-based Barron Entertainment, is happy to announce the second edition of its popular boxing series titled “Ringside at Del Mar” taking place at the Del Mar Fairgrounds on April 11, 2014. Continue reading
NEW YORK (March 6, 2013) – Limited tickets and advertising opportunities are still available for the third-year New York State Boxing Hall of Fame (NYSBHOF) induction and awards dinner on Sunday afternoon (12:30-5:30 p.m. ET), March 30 at Russo’s On The Bay in Howard Beach, New York.
Tickets are priced at $150.00 per adult ($125.00 for Ring 8 members in good standing) and $50.00 for children, and includes a complete brunch and cocktail hour upon entry, starting at 12:30 p.m. / ET, as well as dinner (prime rib, fish or poultry) and open bar throughout the evening. Tickets are available to purchase by calling NYSBHOF & Ring 8 president Bob Duffy at 516.313.2304. Ads for the NYSBHOF program are available, ranging from $50.00 to $250.00, by contacting Duffy. Continue reading
(San Diego, CA) – Gary Shaw Productions in association with Cohen Promotions and All-In Entertainment present ESPN2’s “Friday Night Fights” this Friday, March 7th, at the Pala Resort and Casino in Pala, CA. Featured on the card will be super featherweight Aaron “Gavilan” Garcia (13-3-2, 4KOs) of Vista, CA. Garcia will be fighting in his backyard for the first time in years and he is more than excited at the possibility.
“I am ready to put on a show, I’ve been working hard and I want to show everybody who Aaron Garcia is,” the father of two said during a public work out held yesterday at the Pacific Training Center in Birdrock. Continue reading
Heavyweight contender Odlanier Solis arrived in Istanbul (Turkey). The 2004 Olympic gold medalist will face US veteran Tony “Tiger” Thompson on March 22nd in Tekirdag. It is the clash of two former Klitschko foes: In March 2011 Solis lost to then WBC champion Vitali Klitschko in Cologne (Germany) due to a knee injury; Thompson had already two shots at Vitali’s younger brother Wladimir in 2008 and 2012 but lost both fights. Continue reading