Austin Trout has landed today in Houston, TX to begin training for his fight against Erislandy Lara.
Trout vs Lara will be the undercard of the Zab Judah vs Paulie Malignaggi fight on Dec 7th. Austin is looking to get back on the winning track after losing a decision to Saul Canelo Alvarez earlier this year in San Antonio, TX.
Austin is originally from El Paso, TX but now resides in Las Cruces, New Mexico.
Austin is looking to make alot of moves since his last fight. He is now a client of Carla Ja Sports and Entertainment. Carla Ja says, “Austin is an amazing talent, we are looking to do great things together in the future.”
To further their expansion on to the west coast, Find A Dream—a 501 c (3) nonprofit organization that reaches out to community children and provides them a healthy channel to find and work towards fulfilling a dream—has announced that they will be partnering with DG Boxing of Long Beach.
Last year Find A Dream teamed up with Pete Guthrie and One Punch Fitness in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, to provide an outlet for local kids, and they are anticipating the same success in Long Beach. Continue reading
LAS VEGAS (Oct. 14, 2013) – World Series of Fighting officials are happy to announce the addition of perennial top-ranked middleweight Yushin Okami (29-8) to the company’s roster.
The 32-year-old “Thunder” Okami recently signed a multi-fight deal with the Las Vegas-based World Series of Fighting promotion, and he’s expected to make his first appearance for the company in early 2014. Continue reading
Roselle Park, NJ (October 15th, 2013)– Real Combat Media Boxing Radio returns with another special episode #31. Our host is Krysti Rosario of Los Angeles,CA, who is a former national boxing champ. Krysti is also a current AIBA referee, judge and is a college boxing trainer. Richard ‘The Boxing Prophet’ Solomon the popular boxing radio personality will be our co host. Vivek Wallace who owns Left-Hook Lounge Radio and he is a correspondent for a few boxing media publications, will be joining us as our guest media host. Continue reading
CAPITOL HEIGHTS, MD., October 10 – Featherweight Gary Russell, Jr. (Capitol Heights, Md.) has been designated as the mandatory challenger for the WBO Featherweight title and he looks forward to challenging the WBO champion for the title belt. Continue reading
Juan Manuel Marquez believes he won fight vs Timothy Bradley. Juan Manuel Marquez talks about decision vs Timothy Bradley and feeling robbed!
Juan Manuel Marquez Says He is Thinking Of Hanging Up Gloves… Continue reading
Arik Air, Nigeria and West Africa’s leading commercial airline is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement to sponsor up-and-coming Nigerian boxers, Larry Ekundayo and King Davidson. As the primary sponsor, Arik is providing both title hopefuls with the financial assistance needed to focus on their boxing full time. The airline’s support comes at a crucial time in Larry and King’s careers, with both men 12 to 18 months away from challenging for world titles. Continue reading
NEW YORK (October 13, 2013) – Award-winning New York Post sports columnist and author, George Willis, will be a special guest speaker at Tuesday’s (Oct. 15 starting at 7 p.m. / ET) 7 p.m. ET) Ring 8 monthly meeting at historic Waterfront Crabhouse, in Long Island City, New York. Continue reading
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Timothy Bradley won by a split decision, with Glenn Feldman scoring it 7 to 5 for JMM. Robert Hoyle saw is 7-5 for Bradley, and Patricia Morse-Jarman scored it 8 rounds to 4 for Bradley. Glenn Feldman was in the majority in more rounds than Jarman and Hoyle, however.
Judge Consistency %
Most interestingly, in 7 of the 12 rounds, Marquez won on at least 2 of the 3 judges’ scorecards. In other words, under the consensus scoring system, Marquez would have won 115-113.
It was announced today that Philippine sensation Gretchen “chen chen” Abaniel will fight for the WBA minimum weight title against Japanese champion Ayaka Miyao. The event will take place at historic Korakuen Hall in Tokyo on November 28. The current WIBA title holder, Abaniel currently stands as the Philippines’ lone female world champion. Continue reading