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# 2 WBA Heavyweight Luis Ortiz Crushes Opponent in Two

Miami, Florida - July 23, 2013 - On July 20, 2013, undefeated Cuban sensation Luis Ortiz (20-0, 17 KOs) scored another spectacular knockout when he sent Joseph Rabotte of Myrtle Beach, NC, through the ropes with a crisp three-punch combination toward the end of the second round. “It was one of the most brutal KOs that I’ve ever seen,” said Dino Spencer, trainer of Ortiz and co-owner of the [...]

The British Amateur Boxing Association confirms the departure of Anthony Joshua from the Olympic boxing programme

The British Amateur Boxing Association (BABA), which runs the World Class Performance Programme (WCPP) for Olympic boxing, has confirmed that the 2012 Olympic super-heavyweight gold medallist, Anthony Joshua MBE, will not be part of the GB Boxing squad in the 2013-17 Rio cycle.   His contract with the BABA finished at the end of the 2009-13 London Olympic cycle and he has now left the WCPP to pursue [...]

Brazil vs. Mexico: Michael Oliveira vs Omar Chavez

MIAMI (July 23, 2013) -- MO Productions held a press conference tonight at Smith & Wollensky in Miami Beach to announce an agreement has been reached for a fight this fall at a site to be determined between 23-year-old light middleweight prospects Michael "The Brazilian Rocky" Oliveira (21-1, 16 KOs) and Omar "El Businessman" Chavez (30-2, 22 KOs). Born in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Oliveira lives [...]

Former Olympic Heavyweight Michael Hunter Signs with Manager Jared Weiss

Las Vegas, NV.....2012 Olympic heavyweight fighter Michael Hunter (1-0 professional) has signed a management agreement with Las Vegas real estate developer Jared Weiss. Hunter is a Las Vegas resident, and a third generation boxer. “I'm excited to be working with Jared,” Hunter said, “Jared has great vision, is an amazing businessman, and teaming with him is an opportunity to have a local promoter, [...]

Video: David Haye: Tyson Fury is as nervous as hell

Hayemaker believes his opponent has bitten off more than he can chew - DAVID HAYE speaks to Boxing News' Danny Flexen about the madness of Tyson Fury http://youtu.be/v1_jAvtGZZA Video: Tyson Fury: If David Haye lands first I'm gone http://youtu.be/vfknh4CzSwo Peter Fury talks to Danny Flexen http://youtu.be/3dlWk11E1CU Adam Booth: I will monitor Tyson Fury's improvements http://youtu.be/VJmOrX1Nvac [...]

Holly Holm registers KO Kick of the Year candidate in Legacy FC debut!!

Photo by Mike Calimbas - ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (July 22, 2013) - In her first mixed-martial-arts fight since retiring from boxing, Holly "The Preacher's Daughter" Holm registered a devastating knockout in her Legacy Fight Championship fight debut this past Friday night at Arena Theater in Houston, Texas. Holm (4-0, 4 KOs) is on her way to becoming even greater force in MMA than she was in boxing, [...]

Rico Mueller to defend IBO I/C title against Jorgensen on August 3

All young fighters dream of becoming world champion one day. Promising 25-year-old German welterweight prospect Rico Mueller (14-1) is no excpetion to that rule. On August 3rd, Mueller is looking to take another step towards reaching his big goal in his hometown Eberswalde (Germany) when the reigning IBO intercontinental champion is set to defend his title against Norwegian toughguy Geir Inge Jorgensen [...]

Ready to shine Emmanuel “Manny” Rodríguez

Former Puerto Rican amateur star, Emmanuel 'Manny' Rodriguez ( 5-0, 4 KO's ), has began his training towards his six profesional fight in late August. "We are in pursuit of big fights for 'Manny' by the end of the year. He's gonna be ready to fight for any regional title available at 115 pounds, and we understand that there will be no problems with that because of his outstanding amateur career" [...]

Video: Mike Tyson To Begin Career as Boxing Promoter

Mike Tyson joined "Friday Night Fights" to discuss his new role as a fight promoter and his goal to be different from the boxing promoters he has worked with as a boxer. http://youtu.be/0CXe-OkA9y8 Now have to focus on Iron Mike Productions. First fight coming very soon. Will send info later today.— Mike Tyson (@MikeTyson) July 19, 2013 check out www.ironmikeproductions.com [...]

Ghanian Lawson And Georgian Ungiadze Mamo-A-MANO

INTERNATIONAL BOXING FEDERATION AFRICA (IBF/AFRICA) – FRIDAY 19, 2013, DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA – They strode in the room like lions ambling what their preys would look like and when they finally sat down ready for the roll call, the audience had seen enough of their great physique fitness. Accompanied by their jubilant supporters who were signing and praising their names, the two young sluggers [...]

Wembley Arena Running Order – July 20

WEMBLEY RUNNING ORDER FIGHT # 1 – 18:00 HRS 4 X 3 Minute Rounds Middleweight Contest TOM BAKER vs. DEAN WALKER FIGHT # 2 – 18:25 HRS 4 X 3 Minute Rounds Super-Featherweight Contest JOEY TAYLOR vs. PAVEL SENKOVS FIGHT # 3 – 18:50 HRS 6 X 3 Minute Rounds Light-Welterweight Contest BILLY MORGAN vs. ASHLEY MAYALL FIGHT # 4 – 19:20 HRS 6 X 3 Minute Rounds [...]

Rodriguez Jr., to take on Ramsey in battle of unbeaten prospects on July 27th!!!

Saturday night, July 27th at Schuetzen Park in North Bergen, New Jersey, undefeated welterweight sensation, Juan “The Beast” Rodriguez Jr. (11-0, 5KO’s), looks to win the biggest fight of his professional career, when he squares off against fellow unbeaten contender Zack Ramsey (4-0, 3KO’s) in the six round main event of the blockbuster card promoted by Andre Kut’s KEA Boxing Promotions. Rodriguez [...]