Photo by Mike Calimbas – ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (July 22, 2013) – In her first mixed-martial-arts fight since retiring from boxing, Holly “The Preacher’s Daughter” Holm registered a devastating knockout in her Legacy Fight Championship fight debut this past Friday night at Arena Theater in Houston, Texas.
Holm (4-0, 4 KOs) is on her way to becoming even greater force in MMA than she was in boxing, in which she captured 14 world titles in three different weight classes. She stopped Allana “Hands of Stone” Jones (2-3) with a highlight reel-like, KO Kick of the Year candidate at 2:22 of the second round in Legacy FC 21. Continue reading
All young fighters dream of becoming world champion one day. Promising 25-year-old German welterweight prospect Rico Mueller (14-1) is no excpetion to that rule. On August 3rd, Mueller is looking to take another step towards reaching his big goal in his hometown Eberswalde (Germany) when the reigning IBO intercontinental champion is set to defend his title against Norwegian toughguy Geir Inge Jorgensen (28-2). Continue reading
Former Puerto Rican amateur star, Emmanuel ‘Manny’ Rodriguez ( 5-0, 4 KO’s ), has began his training towards his six profesional fight in late August.
“We are in pursuit of big fights for ‘Manny’ by the end of the year. He’s gonna be ready to fight for any regional title available at 115 pounds, and we understand that there will be no problems with that because of his outstanding amateur career” Rodríguez’s manager Juan Orengo said. Continue reading
Mike Tyson joined “Friday Night Fights” to discuss his new role as a fight promoter and his goal to be different from the boxing promoters he has worked with as a boxer. Continue reading
INTERNATIONAL BOXING FEDERATION AFRICA (IBF/AFRICA) – FRIDAY 19, 2013, DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA – They strode in the room like lions ambling what their preys would look like and when they finally sat down ready for the roll call, the audience had seen enough of their great physique fitness. Accompanied by their jubilant supporters who were signing and praising their names, the two young sluggers were at home with the environment. Continue reading
WEMBLEY RUNNING ORDER
FIGHT # 1 – 18:00 HRS
4 X 3 Minute Rounds Middleweight Contest
TOM BAKER vs. DEAN WALKER Continue reading
Saturday night, July 27th at Schuetzen Park in North Bergen, New Jersey, undefeated welterweight sensation, Juan “The Beast” Rodriguez Jr. (11-0, 5KO’s), looks to win the biggest fight of his professional career, when he squares off against fellow unbeaten contender Zack Ramsey (4-0, 3KO’s) in the six round main event of the blockbuster card promoted by Andre Kut’s KEA Boxing Promotions. Continue reading
New York, NY (July 18, 2013) – Junior middleweight and charitable figure Captain Boyd “Rainmaker” Melson of New York City gets a crack at redemption when he faces Brooklyn, NY’s Jason Thompson in an eight round featured bout Wednesday, August 14 at BB King Blues Club in New York City. Continue reading
BOSTON (July 18, 2013) — His up-and-down boxing journey has come nearly 360-degrees for Iraq War veteran Chris Traietti, the headliner on the July 27th “The Roxy Homecoming Celebration” card (special starting time of 5 p.m. ET), at The Royale Nightclub Boston (formerly The Roxy) in downtown Boston. Continue reading
Las Vegas, NV…..Undefeated welterweight Chase Corbin (7-0, 6 KO) returns to the ring Friday, July 26 at the Finish Line Grill, in Pomona, California.
Corbin will face off against Mexico’s Francisco Rios Gil (18-18, 12 KO) in a scheduled six round bout. Corbin scored a second round TKO over veteran Roberto Valenzuela on June 28, and is wasting no time staying busy after a 21 month layoff. “I’m ready,” Corbin said, “even though I don’t know much about this opponent, I’ll make the necessary adjustments. I went right back to training the Monday after my last fight, and am working hard on getting my timing right with my trainer Jeff Mayweather. I’m looking forward to putting on a good show in Pomona.” Continue reading