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David Carmona defends this Friday in Mexico

Miami, FL: The successful series of Boxeo TELEMUNDO Ford will have the second show of the fall series in Mexico City this Friday, September 27, 2013 at the popular Salon Jose Cuervo.

In the main event WBO Youth Superflyweight Champion David “El Duro” Carmona will defend against fellow countryman Antonio “El Tostado” Tostado in a clash schedule for 10 Rounds. Continue reading

The ABAE names a series of new Directors and Richard Caborn’s decides to step down from his role as Chair

The Amateur Boxing of England (ABAE) has named a series of new Board Directors as part of an on-going process of modernization.

The naming of new Directors follows a decision by the membership of the ABAE to change the way Directors are selected from the previous system of 12 regionally elected Executive Directors to a new approach of appointing seven Boxing Directors through a skills-based recruitment process. Continue reading

Dallas’ Maurice “Mo” Hooker Makes Second Appearance in San Diego This Thursday!

(San Diego, CA) – Most fighters will tell you the reason they get into the sport is to fulfill a life-long dream, to follow a father’s or older brother’s footsteps or to escape a bad neighborhood. For hard hitting undefeated Dallas, Texas, light welterweight Maurice “Mighty Mo” Hooker (11-0-1, 9KOs) it was something much more primitive than that. Continue reading

ABAE Statement on the findings of the AIBA Disciplinary Commission

Following the recent findings of the AIBA Disciplinary Commission, the Amateur Boxing Association of England (ABAE) has published a statement to publicly acknowledge the decision and confirm its commitment to ensuring its Articles of Association are updated to ensure compliance with AIBA Statutes.

The ABAE said: “The ABAE acknowledges the decision of the AIBA Disciplinary Commission that it failed to comply with AIBA statutes, bylaws and technical rules insofar as certain WSB and related governance matters are concerned. The ABAE recognises that the AIBA Disciplinary Commission’s decision is final and must be respected. Continue reading

Adonis Stevenson Interview Transcript

adonisstevenson_vs_chaddawsonOperator: Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the Adonis Stevenson v. Tavoris Cloud conference call. Unfortunately, the Tavoris Cloud side was not able to make the conference. All lines are currently in a listen-only mode and you may press 1 on your telephone keypad to enter the question queue at any time. Mr. Bob Trieger will now begin.

Bob Trieger: Thank you. Welcome to the Stevenson/Cloud media conference call and thanks for taking the time from your busy schedule to join us today. We have just learned that Team Cloud will not be participating, but we are moving on.

“Superman Returns” on Saturday night, September 28 matches two of boxing’s most lethal punches as World Boxing Council, Ring Magazine, and lineal light heavyweight champion, Adonis “Superman” Stevenson makes his first title event against former world light heavyweight champion, Tavoris “Thunder” Cloud. Continue reading

Comanche Boy Teams Up with Wind River Harley-Davidson

Saturday, September 14, 2013, professional boxer “Comanche Boy” George Tahdooahnippah met with fans at the open house and 2014 model preview for Wind River Harley-Davidson in Lawton, Oklahoma. The event benefited the Muscular Dystrophy Association. “It was a great event, a lot of fun, and I enjoyed seeing and meeting everyone who was there that came out for a good cause,” Tahdooahnippah said. Continue reading

Video: Miguel Cotto media workout

Watch Miguel Cotto’s workout. Alan Massengale reports from the Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood, Calif., where Miguel Cotto is training for his Oct. 5 fight with Delvin Rodriguez. Massengale spoke to Cotto, Top Rank President Todd duBoef and Freddie Roach, who is training the Puerto Rican star for the first time.

HBO will broadcast at 9:45 p.m. ET/PT the Pride of Puerto Rico MIGUEL COTTO’s Florida debut, when he faces two-time world title challenger and current Top-Five contender DELVIN RODRIGUEZ in a 12-round super welterweight battle. Continue reading

John Bray Boxing Foundation Teams Up with House of Boxing Training Center

Press Release For Immediate Release
San Diego, California (September 19, 2013) – The John Bray Boxing Foundation is holding the 4th Annual John Bray Free Youth Boxing Clinic in an effort to continue to help the community in preventing and combating gang violence while promoting discipline and academic success among school-age students. After three successful events held in the San Fernando Valley and Central Valley of California, the John Bray Boxing Foundation has teamed up with the House of Boxing Training Center for an event in San Diego, California. Continue reading