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Heavyweight boxer Jerry Forrest to appear on Wilder vs. Liakhovich card

Norfolk, VA: Newport News own heavyweight boxer Jerry Forrest (7-0, 6 KOs) will face Gerald Washington (8-0, 5 KOs) on the Friday August 9 undercard of a heavyweight bout between Deontay Wilder (28-0, 28 KOs) and ex-beltholder Sergei Liakhovich (25-5, 16 KOs) to be televised on Showtime from The Fantasy Springs Resort and Casino in Indio, California. The fight will be aired on Showtime Networks channel ShoExtreme. Check your local listings for channel. Continue reading

Videos: Gennady Golovkin, Danny Garcia, Angel Garcia

Radio Rahim interviews “GGG” Gennady Golovkin about becoming HBO next superstar and what it will take to fight Sergio Martinez, Peter Quillin and unify middleweight championship. Junior welterweight champ Danny Garcia spoke to sports media at his Philadelphia gym about his anticipated Sept. 14 showdown with vaunted puncher Lucas Matthysse. “He’s got power but I got power too,” he said. “It takes more than power to win a fight.”

Gennady Golovkin wants Sergio Martinez Fight:
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Hooters: Special Mayweather vs. Alvarez Mega Fight Viewing

In a special co-promotion with Fight Club OC, the Hooters restaurant in Costa Mesa, is announcing that they will sell a reserved seat to the Saturday, September 14th The One mega fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Saul “Canelo” Alvarez.

Each seat at Hooters can be reserved for this evening of boxing action for only $10. So to insure that you won’t miss one minute of this bog show, and to experience all the action with 200 other fight fans, you must stop by Hooters of Costa Mesa and reserve your seat or seats.

Hooters of Costa Mesa is located at 1507 South Coast Drive, Costa Mesa, 92626. Take the Harbor Blvd. exit off the 405.

Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. Returns Home to Kissimmee September 20

Kissimmee, FL: All Star Boxing third installment of their Boxeo TELEMUNDO Ford fall series starts on Friday, September 20, 2013 from the Kissimmee Civic Center in Kissimmee, Florida in a event being billed “The Homecoming”.

In the main event former WBO World Champion Wilfredo “Papito” Vazquez, Jr., (22-3-1-19 KO’s) of Bayamon, Puerto Rico returns home to Kissimmee after 3 years to face undefeated prospect Guillermo “Borrego” Avila (13-0-10 KO’s) of Jamay, Jalisco, Mexico in a bout schedule for 12 Rounds for the World Boxing Organization International superbantamweight title. Continue reading

Amaris Quintana Comes Back After a Year Out

(San Diego, CA) – California boxing hall of fame promoter Bobby DePhilippis and his company Bobby D Presents are gearing up for their next mega fight slated for Friday, August 30th, at the home for southern California professional boxing, The Four Points by Sheraton Hotel in San Diego, CA. Bobby D Presents is coming off their very successful fight card last month where undefeated knock out artist Maurice “Mighty Mo” Hooker stopped Tijuana tough guy Mario “Popeye” Hermosillo in one round while lightweight Leon Spinks III struggled but remained undefeated under the watchful eye of his legendary grandfather “Neon” Leon Spinks who was in the house along with over one thousand other San Diego fight fans. Continue reading

Amir Mansour and Maurice Harris to battle for three title belts August 23

RALEIGH, N.C. — Unbeaten heavyweight Amir “Hardcore” Mansour will resume his quest for a shot at the world heavyweight championship in the Friday Night Fights on August 23 at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino in Dover, Del.

Mansour, now 18-0 with 14 knockouts, will battle Maurice “Mo Bettah” Harris in a scheduled 12-round bout for the IBF’s vacant U.S. Boxing Association heavyweight title as well as the WBA’s NABA belt. Mansour will also be defending his WBF Intercontinental title. Both boxers are in the USBA’s top ten, and Mansour has used two first-round victories in 2013 to up his position in other major ratings services. Harris brings a 26-17-2 record into the match, with 11 knockouts. Continue reading

David Tua injured, fight with Alexander Ustinov still on

THE highly anticipated heavyweight clash between David Tua and Alexander Ustinov has not yet been postponed, promoter David Higgins said today.

Tua, who is slated to fight the giant Russian in their Hyrd8ZERO David vs Goliath blockbuster at Claudelands’ Arena on August 31, suffered a minor calf strain while training.

The initial professional advice from Team Tua’s doctor is that it is a Grade One tear – the least serious of muscle strains.

Mr Higgins – whose company Duco Events is promoting the Hyrd8ZERO David vs Goliath show – said Tua will continue to be accessed over the next few days. Continue reading

Jose “Miau” Nieves Lands in Tokio

Miami, FL: World ranked contender Jose “Miau” Nieves of Carolina, Puerto Rico and his team arrived well in Tokyo for his highly anticipated world title bid next Monday, August 12 when, he challenges undefeated WBC Bantamweight Champion Shinsuke Yamanaka at the Ota-City General Gymnasium in Tokyo, Japan. Continue reading

Troy James ready For Biggest Fight Of His Career

By Jon Sidaway, UKO Boxing – Troy ‘Terrifying’ James, admits his showdown with Chris Male for a shot at the British Super Featherweight Title is the biggest fight of his career.

Coventry-born James (14-2-1) takes on his fellow Midlander, Cradley’s Male (12-1), at The Copthorne Hotel, Merry Hill – Dudley, on Saturday, 14th September. The Eliminator status means that the victor will move up the BBBoC rankings with a view to earning either a Final Eliminator or mandatory shot at the prestigious Lonsdale strap. Continue reading