Just three days after returning home from his recent victory on August 9, featherweight prospect Gary Russell, Jr. (Capitol Heights, Md.) and his wife Sapphire Russell welcomed a new baby girl into their family. Harmonee Mariah Russell entered the world at 7:19 a.m., on August 13. She weighed in at four pounds, six ounces and measured 16 inches long. Continue reading
One of Africa’s most celebrated boxers and an up and coming brawling fighter from the USA will square off to decide the new World Boxing Federation (WBF) Super Middleweight World champion on August 30th in Tanzania.
Francis Cheka, the current IBF Continental Africa champion, is the #1 ranked super middleweight in Tanzania. The 5′ 10 1/2″ Cheka will take his 28-7 record with 16 KOs into the WBF world title fight against Phil “The Drill” Williams, who hails from Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, and has compiled an impressive 12-5 record with 11 KOs. The 5′ 11″ Williams will be fighting his first professional bout outside the U.S. Continue reading
Carson, California (August 23, 2013) – After the disappointing cancellation of Dominic “Trouble” Breazeale’s (5-0, 5 KO’s) bout last month, the 2012 U.S. Super Heavyweight Olympian will now be making his return to the ring tomorrow evening and will be showcased live on Showtime Extreme.
Breazeale will be facing his toughest opponent to date in experienced former heavyweight prospect Lenroy Thomas (16-2, 8 KO’s) at the Stub Hub Center in Carson, California. Breazeale has been waiting for this opportunity to prove that he is a legitimate heavyweight prospect and is ready to get in the ring and show he is a force to be reckoned with. Continue reading
LAS VEGAS (Aug. 22, 2013) – A featherweight contest between Millennia MMA standout Georgi “Insane” Karakhanyan (21-3-1) and American Top Team product Waylon Lowe (14-4) completes the NBC Sports Network-televised main card for next month’s “World Series of Fighting 5: Arlovski vs. Kyle” event. Continue reading
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