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UK Boxing: Tyson Fury, Froch-Groves, Chris Jenkins

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

Heather Hardy Scores Second Round TKO

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

Sam Soliman vs Les Sherrington on December 11

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

Kevin “Kingpin” Johnson to fight Odlanier Solis on November 26th

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.