LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – (January 15, 2014) Flamboyant three time world champion Ricardo “El Matador” Mayorga has officially joined the cast of NUVOtv’s Knockout boxing reality show. Mayorga will make his return to the ring after a three year absence. The 40-year-old tried his hand at mixed martial arts but is happy to be returning to the sport that he loves.
“I had a great time in MMA. It was something that I always wanted to do but boxing is my first love. I want to make one last run in boxing and I am now working with Ivaylo (Gotzev) and he will help get me to the championship fights. I will start by winning this television show,” said Mayorga. Continue reading
5- Time Silver Glove and 4-Time Golden Glove champion, Artrimus Sartor has signed an exclusive management deal with Houston, Texas based Rafael Ochoa of O.Z. Productions. The Cincinnati born amateur currently training in Houston, Texas feels very excited about the agreement and his upcoming professional debut; “Me and Ralph go back a ways and I trust him to go out there and look out for my interest. I feel comfortable working with the direction we are going.” said Sartor. Continue reading
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Twenty-year-old light welterweight professional boxer Mike “Yes Indeed” Reed impressed the local boxing community in 2013 with his speed, strength, and boxing pedigree. Born in Washington, D.C., Reed currently trains in Clinton, Maryland, at Dream Team Boxing Gym, which is owned and operated by his father, Michael “Buck” Pinson. Reed went undefeated in 2013, and his pro record currently stands at 6-0, with 4 knockouts. Continue reading
by James Tonks: Exciting light-welter prospect Mitch Prince has issued a challenge to the “Limited” British champ Darren Hamilton.
On the 10th on November 2013, fans’ favourite Mitch Prince despatched Slovakian Ivan Godor over six rounds with a comfortable 60-54 decision by referee Ged O’Neill. This was his first win since his controversial loss to Scotland’s Willie Limond and his second victory in 2013 from three fights. Continue reading
Junior Lightweight Contender Vicente to Meet Rodriguez on ESPN Friday Night Fights and Noche de Combates
The January 10 edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra and ESPN Deportes’ Noche de Combates presented by Corona Extra will feature Junior Lightweight contender Yenifel “El Rayo” Vicente (25-1-2, 1 NC, 17 KOs) and Juan Antonio Rodriguez (24-4, 22 KOS) in the 8-round main event.
Friday’s show from Emerald Queen Hotel & Casino in Tacoma, Wash., will air live at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN2, broadband Spanish-language ESPN Deportes+ and WatchESPN. ESPN Deportes will televise Friday’s fights on Saturday, January 11, at 9 p.m. The card is presented by Greg Cohen Promotions. Continue reading
World Boxing Union Inc. (WBU) proudly announces that on Friday, January 10, 2014 at the historic Masonic Temple in Detroit, Michigan, native son and World Boxing Council – America’s Champion Lenardo “Pain Server” Tyner and Angel Hernandez will compete for boxing’s ultimate prize, the WBU World Title. Continue reading
Leading boxing television rights distributor and sports marketing firm Octapixx LIVE is pleased to announce tremendous interest from international broadcasters for the Golden Gloves of South Africa-promoted February 1, 2014 Monte Carlo Night of Champions, boxing’s first major event of 2014. The telecast, live from Monte Carlo, Monaco and distributed by Octapixx LIVE, will be seen on television and PPV by millions of viewers from all over the world. Continue reading
Boxing is back at Casino Miami Jai-Alai in 2014, and it all kicks off Saturday January 18th with a stellar six-bout card. The main event will feature local favorite, and light heavyweight contender Azea “The Haitian Hitman” Augustama in an eight round fight against hard-hitting Jermain Mackey of the Bahamas. The co-feature will showcase 20-year old Cuban sensation Hairon “El Maja” Socarras as he takes on Jamal Parram in a six round junior featherweight battle. Continue reading
On March 8th 2014, at the Cardiff City House of Sport, Welsh boxing Legend Steve Robinson takes the first step into boxing promotion with a card of professional boxing.
Steve held WBO World and Inter-Continental, European and Welsh titles at Featherweight. Robinson won the vacant WBO featherweight title on very short notice in April 1993 in Washington, Tyne and Wear against the tough John Davison. Steve was the victor via a 12 round unanimous decision and it was the start of a fantastic run which saw the ‘Cinderella Man’ defend the title successfully seven times in three years. Continue reading
On February 1, in the prestigious La Salles des Etoiles at the sporting Monte Carlo, Dean ‘Irish Lightning’ Byrne comes up against unbeaten Russian, Roman ‘The Lion’ Belaev. The pair will battle it out for the vacant WBA Inter-Continental welterweight title.
Headlining this special event is Kazakhstan’s rising-star, Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin (28-0-0, 25 KO’s). He will be making the tenth defence of his WBA World middleweight title against Ghanian, Osumanu Adama (22-3-0, 16 KO’s). Continue reading