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Rodriguez vs. Rivas, this Saturday @ Cidra, Puerto Rico

Calderón, Rodríguez and PintorFormer Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games gold medalist, and Azerbaijan’s 2010 World Youth Championships silver medalist, Emmanuel ‘Manny’ Rodriguez ( 6-0 , 5 KO’s ) will be in action this Saturday, October, 26 at the Jesus M. Freire Stadium in Cidra, Puerto Rico, where José Pedraza will be in the maint event against Alejandro ‘Soma’ Rodríguez.

Rodriguez opponent is taught Mexican, Felipe Rivas ( 14-14-2 , 8 KO’s ) in a 6 rounds, super flyweight division bout.

Rivas has a split decision loss against former two time world champion, Ivan Calderon, and on his last performance, he was defeated by Israel Vazquez via unanimous decision.

“I’m well prepared and ready to rumble on fight night against Felipe Rivas ,” said Emmanuel Rodriguez, “With the help of my trainers Iván Calderon and Félix Pintor , I’ll be at my best for sure”. Continue reading

Katie Taylor Back In Action In November

Due to high demand Olympic Boxing Champion Katie Taylor, in association with Bray boxing club and Afterdark.ie, will host a second fight night in November 2013.

The 27-year-old Wicklow fighter will take on Mira Potkonen of Finland in an intimate setting at Round Room, Mansion House on 29th November as part of her ‘Road to Rio’ preparations for next year’s AIBA World and European Championships and ultimately the 2016 Olympics in Brazil. Continue reading

Glory 12 New York: Full Card

New York, NY – GLORY, the world’s premier kickboxing league, today announced the full fight card for GLORY 12 NEW YORK, featuring a one-night, four-man Lightweight World Championship Tournament and a headline match-up between two rising American stars, broadcast LIVE on SPIKE TV from the Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Saturday, November 23rd. read more mma news

Tony Thompson Back In The Gym

by Tony Thompson: I’m a well-rested Tony Thompson. I’m back in the gym. And taking that Kubrat Pulev fight with such a short time in between fights definitely did me in. But a well-rested Tony Thompson with ample time to prepare for any opponent out there is a dangerous Tony Thompson. I feel good. I feel strong. And I’m looking for a fight. No more of this reaching out on twitter or facebook with bogus offers you’re not ready to back up. And as far as Deontay Wilder is concern, Wilder may be saying yes, but his manager is saying HELL NO. Tyson Fury, Alexander Povetkin, Tomasz Adamek, it don’t matter I’m here, my team is here, and my wife is ready to look at all offers.

Video: Weigh-In Results from Germany: Stieglitz, Charr and Zaveck Back In Action This Saturday

Weigh-In Results from Leipzig, Germany

Robert Stieglitz (76,1 kg) vs. Isaac Ekpo (74,6 kg)
Manuel Charr (110,0 kg) vs. Denis Bakhtov (102,6 kg)
Dominic Bösel (79,1 kg) vs. Mirko Ricci (79,0 kg)
Jan Zaveck (66,4 kg) vs. Sebastian Allais (66,4 kg)
Dario Bredicean (77,8 kg) vs. Egidijus Kakstys (79,3 kg)
Tom Schwarz (104,8 kg) vs. Pavlo Nechyporenko (97,4 kg)
Steffen Sparborth (66,4 kg) vs. Deniz Ilbay (66,6 kg)
Tom Pahlmann (90,7 kg) vs. Olegs Lopajevs (87,5 kg)

All photos (c) SES Boxing / Peter Gercke

TV: SAT.1 live 22:20 Uhr German Time Continue reading

Santana, Hernandez-Harrison, Guerrero on card for Friday Night Fights Nov. 22 at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino

DOVER, Del. — Friday Night Fights returns Nov. 22 to the Rollins Center® at 7:30 p.m., with a headline bout featuring Edgar “El Chamaco” Santana, of Spanish Harlem, N.Y., which is expected to be for a Light Welterweight Championship Title, currently awaiting final sanctioning.

Undefeated Washington, DC, welterweight sensation Dusty Hernandez-Harrison (17-0, 10 KOs) will be the co-feature of the night. Now 19 years of age, Hernandez-Harrison turned pro at 17, and is ranked No. 19 by the NABF and No. 40 by the WBC. His notable success was recently praised in an open letter to USA Boxing by none other than Mike Tyson, the youngest man to win the Heavyweight Championship of the World. Tyson stated that Hernandez-Harrison is an “inspiration to young amateurs looking to turn pro.” Continue reading

Tickets go on sale Friday for Nov. 12 MO Productions show at Seminole Hard Rock Draft

Tickets go on sale this Friday, October 18, 2013 for “Knockout Night at Hard Rock Live,” featuring light middleweight contenders Michael “The Brazilian Rocky” Oliveira (21-1, 16 KOs) and former world champion Yuri Foreman (31-2, 8 KOs) in separate bouts on Tuesday night, November 12, 2013 at 7 p.m. at Hard Rock Live Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. Doors open at 6 p.m. Continue reading

Video: Bernard Hopkins Training For Karo Murat

Bernard Hopkins “40 & Up Club” Speedbag Workout. Bernard Hopkins (53-6-2 32KO) held an Open Workout before his upcoming bout with Karo Murat (25-1-1 15KO) on October 26. During his speedbag work he started a “40 & Up Club” calling on everyone over 40 to support him or get a butt kicking. Continue reading

Slugtoberfest undercard bouts detailed

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – More bouts were added to the SectionLive and Two Fist Promotions’ professional boxing event Slugtoberfest, making October 26th a night packed with excitement. Junior lightweight pro boxer Vincent Jennings is from Grand Rapids, MI., and currently has two wins zero losses and one draw. Jennings will be competing against Anthony Molson, from Nashville, MI., who has one win and two losses thus far in his professional career. Molson claimed the Golden Gloves State Championship in 1994, while Jennings claimed it recently in 2012. Continue reading