Geir Inge Jorgensen from Norway pulled out of his IBO Intercontinental welterweight Championship bout against Rico Muller scheduled for this Saturday (August 3rd) in Eberswalde, Germany. It is already the second time that the Norwegian cancels a fight against Muller on short notice. Luckily, Muller’s management was prepared this time and has an equally strong opponent for the 25-year-old German i/c champ to replace Jorgensen. Continue reading
Newbridge’s Bradley Pryce is willing to end Frankie Gavin’s search for an opponent to defend his British and Commonwealth welterweight titles against at London’s Copper Box Arena on September 21st. Continue reading
Red-hot lightweight prospect Ghislain “Mani” Maduma (14-0, 9 KOs) headlines the sixth installment of EOTTM’s Fight Club Series on Friday night, September 6, at Hilton Casino Lac Leamy Casino Hotel in Gatineau, Quebec, Canada.
BETHLEHEHEM, PA—Seven action-packed bouts featuring boxers from the U.S., Mexico and Puerto Rico and the opportunity to meet former boxing champion Roy Jones Jr. highlight the second Fight Night at SteelStacks Aug. 21 at 7 p.m. Tickets for the event are on sale now at www.artsquest.org and 610-332-3378. Continue reading
BOLTON (July 30, 2013) – Boxer Amir Khan and business manager Asif Vali have parted ways after mutual agreement.
Vali leaves Premier Consultancy UK, the sports management company founded in 2005, after eight years. Continue reading
J&G Boxing Promotions is pleased to announce their second offering of exciting professional boxing to the DFW metroplex, The Fights at Fair Park II, at Fair Park, home of the great State Fair of Texas. Continue reading
OTTAWA, Canada (July 26, 2013) — When heavyweight contender Bermane “B. Ware” Stiverne (21-1, 20 KOs) upset Chris Arreola (35-3, 30 KOs) on HBO this past April 27, in a title elimination bout, it set-up the dangerous Canadian for a super fight versus future Hall of Famer and long-time World Boxing Council (WBC) World Heavyweight Champion, Vitali Klitschko (45-2, 41 KOs).
Stiverne completely dominated former world title challenger Arreola, dropping him in the third round, en route to a unanimous 12-round decision (118-109, 117-110, 117-110) for the vacant WBC Silver title.
A purse bid was set and postponed, reset and re-postponed. Finally, July 22 was supposed to be the final purse bid date when, surprisingly, the WBC once again granted another extension requested by the Team Klitschko, forcing the mandatory challenger to wait once again for his world title shot that he has now earned twice by winning a pair “title elimination” bouts. WBO No. 1 contender Stiverne, who is also rated No. 10 in the world by The Ring Magazine, had knocked out Ray Austin in the 10th round of their WBC heavyweight title eliminator on June 25, 2011. Continue reading
In a matchup of undefeated junior welterweight prospects, Puerto Rican Jonathan “Fafa” Perez ( 5-0, 3 KO’s ) defeated by knockout in the first round, hometown favorite, Gabriel Duluc ( 8-1, 1 KO’s ) in a 6 round scheduled bout, held at the Royale Nightclub in Boston, Massachusetts. The fight was stopped at 2:50. Continue reading
BOSTON (July 27, 2013) – Iraq War veteran Chris Traietti (14-3, 9 KOs) won his fourth straight fight, stopping an overmatched Dion Stanley (11-6, 7 KOs) in the main event on tonight’s “The Roxy Homecoming Celebration” card, at The Royale Nightclub in Boston. Continue reading
Jersey City, New Jersey’s Patrick “Paddy Boy” Farrell (8-2-1, 4Ko’s) was excited at the opportunity when the main event at Schuetzen Park in North Bergen, New Jersey on Saturday night featuring Juan Rodriguez had to be cancelled due to an injury to his opponent. Veteran matchmaker Diana Rodriguez and Promoter Andre Kut immediately went to the phones, desperately looking for a replacement, but no other suitable fighter would agree to take on “The Beast” on such short notice.