If someone would have to be blamed for Amaris Quintana’s love to get punched in the face is her brother. The daughter of a concrete driver and a homemaker, the popular San Diego junior flyweight first strapped a pair of gloves at home at the age of thirteen as her older brother taught her the basics of the sport. After much cajoling and begging, soon the “Diamond Girl” was able to convince her parents to let her join a local gym in La Mesa, CA, for more technical teachings. Continue reading
New York middleweight bomber Curtis Stevens spoke to RingTV’s Bill Emes about challenging fearsome WBA champ Gennady Golovkin on Nov. 2: “Ain’t nobody scared of (Golovkin). He’s overrated. I’m going to go in there and demolish his ass. Continue reading
Buckhead Fight Club in Atlanta, GA will host a women’s boxing seminar Friday September 13 through Sunday, September 15, announced Terri Moss, gym owner and retired world champion. “We’re having a huge boxing weekend, from Friday at 5:30 PM until 12:30 PM Sunday afternoon. It’s a real boxing camp experience for women who want to further their skills, and gain more knowledge about the sport of boxing, Any and everything you wanted to know about boxing, from the basics up, this weekend will be great not only for boxers, but also for aspiring boxing and fitness trainers,” Terri said. Continue reading
BOSTON (August 20, 2013) – The undercard bouts have been announced for the “Changing The Game” professional boxing card, presented by Big Six Entertainment in association with Danny Kelly Promotions, on Saturday, September 7 (special 5 p.m. ET start) at The Royale Nightclub Boston (formerly The Roxy) in the theater district.
Undefeated light middleweight Michael Moore (12-0, 6 KOs), fighting out of Cleveland, takes on gatekeeper Jose “Stinger” Medina (18-13-1, 7 KOs) in the eight-round main event. Continue reading
TEMECULA, Calif. – (Aug. 20, 2013) – It’s one of the most talked-about boxing events in years. Floyd Mayweather takes on Canelo Alvarez on Saturday, September 14th at 6:00p.m. at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. If ordering Showtime Pay-Per-View to see the fight is not a good match for your party, the much-anticipated fight can be seen for free at several locations inside Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula. The Round Bar, located in the center of the casino with a multi-story LED lit oblisk rising from its center, is lined with giant flat screens that will carry the fight live. Kelsey’s Bar & Grill serves as an ideal spot to watch the toe-to-toe action. With 16 beers on tap and more on draft, a full bar and acclaimed pub food, groups can make an event out of the four-bout matchup. Other locations within Pechanga, including the Acorn Bar and the Cabaret Lounge, will show “The One” live from Las Vegas. Continue reading
Former Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games gold medalist, and Azerbaijan’s 2010 World Youth Championships silver medalist, Emmanuel ‘Manny’ Rodriguez ( 5-0, 4 KO’s ) from Puerto Rico is set to return Saturday, August 24 at the Pedro Julio Nolasco Coliseum in La Romana, Dominican Republic.
His opponent will be the undefeated Dominican, Edward Vargas ( 2-0, 1 KO’s, 1 no contest ) in a 6 round scheduled bout at 115 pounds. Continue reading
ST. THOMAS, USVI — In front of a nearly sold-out crowd at Antilles School’s Mark C. Marin Center Saturday, 340 Boxing’s John Jackson, Julius Jackson and Samuel Rogers dominated in the “Boxing in Paradise VI” ring — posting big wins in what could be their final fight together in the territory.
Out of sight and out of mind has finally ended for former two-time world champion Joseph KingKong Agbeko. After being trapped in a two-year on-and-off legal dispute with promoter Don King, Agbeko finally secured his promotional release last week and is ready to challenge any of leading names from 118 to 126. Continue reading
Professional boxer, “Comanche Boy” George Tahdooahnippah guided Native American youth participants at a diabetes summer camp sponsored by the Comanche Nation Diabetes Program, where he serves as the Health and Fitness Promotions Coordinator this past July, 2013. Tahdooahnippah helped lead the campers, during the four day event, teaching the youth the importance of healthy eating habits, and good physical activity.
The wait is finally over as a mega fight heads for Australia. In Late October 2013 “The Legendary Fight of the Ages” takes place in Sydney, Australia. Two of the world’s most legendary fighters from two different continents face off in what should be one of the most blockbuster fights of our time. From the United States is “Sugar” Shane Mosley who is one greatest boxers of all time taking on the Australia Legend, Anthony Mundine. This match up shapes up to be one of the best fights in the history of boxing. Fans across the world will be treated to a battle which is truly a test of what champions are all about. Continue reading