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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

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

Hosea Burton back in action on Feb 22

As the boxing world eagerly awaits the return to the ring of undefeated heavyweight Tyson Fury on Saturday, another undefeated fighter, and first cousin of Fury, light heavyweight sensation, Hosea ‘The Hammer’ Burton was quietly plodding away, preparing for his next contest on the 22nd of February. Continue reading

Former Olympic and World Champion Boxers to Attend Boxing Tournament

Chicago, IL (February 12, 2014) – The National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame (NIASHF) is getting a lot of support for its Thursday, February 13th Rocky Marciano Amateur Boxing Tournament from some of the greatest boxing heroes to have ever stepped into the ring.

Former Olympians and World Champions – Evander Holyfield, David Diaz, Montell Griffin, Fernando Vargas, Danell Nicholson, Mike Garcia, and John Collins are all scheduled to attend the sold out charitable event that will take place at the NIASHF national headquarters on Taylor Street in Chicago’s historic Little Italy. Continue reading

Professional Athlete Franchise Initiative Announces New Leading Ambassador

ATLANTA, Feb. 12, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The International Franchise
Association (IFA) and the Professional Athlete Franchise Initiative
(PAFI) announced an expanded partnership with TITLE Boxing Club, as the
nation’s leading boxing franchise becomes the prime sponsor, recognized
as the Diamond Ambassador of PAFI. The goal of the expanded partnership
is to provide education and support to fill the void in athletes’
post-career business decisions. Continue reading