RingTV’s Dominic Verdin spoke to Gennady Golovkin and Curtis Stevens at the L.A. presser for their Nov. 2 middleweight title bout in NYC. Golovkin: “It’s a dangerous fight for us. It will be a short fight because he talks too much.” Stevens: “I’m going to show him what a real middleweight hits like.” Continue reading
Miami, FL: The successful series of Boxeo TELEMUNDO Ford will have the second show of the fall series in Mexico City on Friday, September 27, 2013 at the popular Salon Jose Cuervo.
In the main event WBO Youth Super flyweight Champion David “El Severo” Carmona will defend against fellow countryman Antonio “El Tostado” Tostado in a clash schedule for 10 Rounds. Continue reading
Boxing champ Tommy Morrison — who starred in “Rocky 5″ — died from a blood infection … so says his death certificate which contains no mentions of either HIV or AIDS, TMZ has learned.
According to his death certificate, filed in Nebraska, the 44-year-old died from cardiac arrest … stemming from a blood infection known as Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Septicemia. Continue reading
Gennady Golovkin spoke to RingTV’s Bill Emes (in improving English) about what he hopes is an “historic” clash with fellow puncher Curtis Stevens at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 2. “It’s a great fight for everybody,” said the undefeated WBA middleweight titleholder. “Stevens is strong with American style, Brooklyn style. Look at him, he’s like Mike Tyson.” Continue reading
Tensions were high at Wednesday’s final press conference for Saturday’s heavyweight showdown between contenders Chris Arreola and Seth Mitchell. After Mitchell stated that Arreola lost every time he has stepped up, Arreola said he is taking a step way down in facing Mitchell and told Seth you “f—– up by trying to fight me.” Continue reading
GLENDALE, Calif. (Sept. 4, 2013) — The first and only governing body in boxing history exclusively for United States citizens – American Boxing Association (ABA) — has been officially sanctioned by the Association of Boxing Commissions (ABC). Continue reading
The celebration of San Gennaro’s Feast in Los Angeles is one of the biggest festivals of the year, and in addition to the countless actors, musicians, and other celebrities who will be amongst the tens of thousands in attendance, it was recently announced that former boxing champions Ray Mercer, Michael Moorer and Bobby Czyz will be representing Find A Dream at their booth this year. Continue reading
After an emotive ten count for fallen local fighter Pablo “Bronco” Armenta who was murdered earlier this week in Tijuana, California boxing hall of fame promoter Bobby DePhilippis and his outfit Bobby D Presents launched the latest installment of their “San Diego Fights” series last Friday night at the only home for San Diego boxing, the Four Points by Sheraton in the suburb of Kearny Mesa. Continue reading
Miami, FL: World ranked contender Luis “Chino” De La Rosa (22-2-1-12 KO’s) of Arboletes, Colombia and his team arrived well in Tapachula, Mexico for his highly anticipated world title bid next Saturday, September 7 when, he challenges former WBO Miniflyweight Champion Moises “Moi” Fuentes (17-1-1-8 KO’s) of Mexico City, Mexico for the WBO interim Jr. Flyweight Title at the Palenque de la Feria in Tapachula, Mexico. Continue reading
BOSTON (September 3, 2013) – A solid club-show, featuring seven four-round bouts, is on tap this Saturday in Boston as Big Six Entertainment, in association with Danny Kelly Promotions, presents “Changing The Game” (special 5 p.m. ET start) at The Royale Nightclub Boston (formerly The Roxy) in the theater district.
“There is a need for developmental shows in Boston for young boxers to fight,” Big Six Entertainment president Artie DePhino said. “Fighters can only develop their skills so far in the gym and there is no replacement for being in real fights. We have some of the best young boxers in the area fighting Saturday. The more they fight, the better they become, and we’re happy to give them opportunities like this. Fans will enjoy watching them in entertaining, competitive fights.” Continue reading