(Macao, Nov. 14, 2013) – Sands China Ltd. is assisting the Macao community’s efforts to provide disaster relief to those affected by Super Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest tropical storms ever recorded, which made landfall in the Philippines Nov. 8, causing widespread destruction and loss of life. Continue reading
London’s Ashley ‘Treasure’ Theophane returns to the ring on Friday 6th December, after his thrilling fight with two time world title challenger Pablo Cesar Cano at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Continue reading
“It’s like flying on the plane. You never know what’s gonna happen” – Sam Colonna, #1 IBF light heavyweight Andrzej Fonfara trainer talks about realities of fighting in the ring, his experiences with fighters brain injuries. Continue reading
The final tickets for Carl Froch’s blockbuster IBF and WBA World Super Middleweight title defence against George Groves will go on sale tomorrow at midday from the Phones 4u Arena.
Froch and Groves clash in Manchester on November 23 live on Sky Sports Box Office, and the returned tickets present the last chance for fans to witness a huge night of British boxing with a sumptuous undercard. Continue reading
This past Saturday before a boisterous sold-out crowd at the Aviator Sports and Events Center in Brooklyn, NY, DiBella Entertainment presented the latest edition of its popular Broadway Boxing series. In the co-feature bout of the evening, Heather “The Heat” Hardy continued on her path to stardom, scoring a devastating second-round TKO over Ana Gomez to pick up her first professional title in the process. Continue reading
The Board of the ABAE has urged its 18,500 members to “make their views known and ensure their voice is heard” ahead of a critical Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) which will be held on 24 November 2013.
After securing a win in his first fight, Kareem Hackett (1-0 1 KO) is preparing for a number of possible fights, outcomes, and triumphs over the next few years as he continues to build and improve off of a short-but-sweet amateur boxing trial-run. Continue reading
World IBF No 1 contender, Sam ‘King’ Soliman has called on Victoria’s boxing fans to “come out and see me” take on Australian No 4 Middleweight, Les ‘Lock and Load’ Sherrington in Flemington on December 11. Both Soliman and Sherrington are the only Australian middleweights who are unbeaten in their last six outings – Soliman not having lost in the past five years, and Sherrington on an eight bout winning streak. Continue reading
Harry Joe Yorgey-Lee Murtagh world title fight press conference and meet and greet set for Monday night
Come out and meet Bridgeport PA’s own “Lightning” Harry Joe Yorgey (27-2-1, 12Ko’s) at 6PM on Monday night at the Point on 23 in Bridgeport, PA as he finishes his training and is prepared to speak candidly about his WBU world championship contest against Ireland’s Lee Murtagh (33-15-1, 1KO) to be held at the Santander Arena in Reading, PA on Saturday night November 30th.
“Lightning” Harry Joe Yorgey, who is coming off two hard fought victories against heavy handed “Vicious” Julius Kennedy, looks to make the jump back into the national spotlight now that he is comfortable in the middleweight division. When the offer came to fight for the WBU world middleweight championship title against wily Irish veteran Lee Murtagh, Harry Yorgey of Bridgeport, PA jumped at the opportunity. It will be a terrific chance for my fans me as I fight for more my first world championship, very close by in Reading, PA at the Santander Arena,” said Yorgey. Continue reading
by Kevin “Kingpin” Johnson: I wanted to let the folks at Eastside Boxing and the rest of the boxing world know that the Kingpin is back in the building. I signed my name on the dotted line to take on Odlanier Solis in a fight on the undercard of the Tarver-Mike Sheppard fight set for November 26, 2013 in Sunrise Fl. I expect a formal announcement at some point this week but I wanted to clear up some confusion out there about whether I was participating in Prizefighter again or in a possible fight with Christian Hammer.
I’m excited about fighting Solis right here in the U.S. and glad that he stepped up to the plate unlike some other heavyweights that are ducking me right now. They know who they are. I’m rejuvenated and in the best shape of my life and right now my focus is on Odlanier Solis, after I take care of business on November 26, 2013, we will see what’s what.