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Pro boxing returns to downtown Boston July 27

BOSTON (June 27, 2013) — Professional boxing returns to downtown Boston as Big Six Entertainment, in association with Cappiello Promotions, presents “The Roxy Homecoming Celebration” at The Royale Nightclub Boston (formerly The Roxy) on Saturday, July 27, with a special start time of 5 p.m. ET. Continue reading

Annie Mazerolle Ready for Next Step

Moncton, New Brunswick (June 26, 2013) – Annie Mazerolle (2-0-0, 1KO) of St.Louis de Kent, New Brunswick, is now face-to-face with the realities of the women’s light middleweight division. After scoring two wins over Monique Duval to start her career, opportunities have become scarce for the Maritime power puncher. Nonetheless, Mazerolle is confident that she can make a splash on the world stage. Continue reading

All Set for Guzman-Mosquera Fight this Friday in Kissimmee

JoanGuzmanKissimmee, FL: Everything its set to go for All Star Boxing second installment of their Boxeo TELEMUNDO Ford summer series this Friday, June 28 at the Kissimmee Civic Center in Kissimmee, Florida.

In the main event Joan Guzman, (33-1-1-20 KO’s) of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic a former WBO and IBF world champion will face former WBA world champion Vicente Mosquera (32-2-1-17 KO’s) of Panama City, Panama in a bout schedule for 12 Rounds for the World Boxing Association interim Jr. Welterweight championship.

WBO #1 featherweight contender Orlando “El Fenomeno” Cruz (20-2-1-10 KO’s) of San Juan, Puerto Rico will not fight on the card has he will fully concentrate on his world title challenge against Orlando Salido for which the WBO ordered for it to happen in 90 days, negotiations are underway. Continue reading

Amanda Serrano vs. Dominga Olivo this Saturday, June 29th

Amanda Serrano possing with his beltsInside the ring, Puerto Rican female boxer Amanda Serrano ( 17-1-1, 12 KO’s ) has already captured world titles at featherweight and super featherweight division. As a result of this, Serrano’s agenda is full.

“Training for this fight was harder than usual because we were having commitments outside the ring, such as lots of 10 to 12 hour photo shoots for Latin Trends Magazine, Fuzion Magazine, Xex Magazine and Blastdanation Magazine. Also we participate in a music video by rapper Loaded Lux featuring Redman and Method Man. We have two new sponsors, beverage ‘989 OnDemand’ and ‘How Charming2′, all of this is possible thanks to Ms. Penny Saintil, who is helping us a lot” said Amanda, a native of Puerto Rico, and currently lives in Brooklyn, New York. Continue reading

Vitali Klitschko talks Tua vs Ustinov

vitali9David Tua’s heavyweight comeback has piqued the interest of arguably the greatest fighter of this generation – WBC champion Vitali Klitschko.

Vitali, who along with brother Wladimir have dominated the heavyweight division for more than a decade, has admitted he will be a keen observer of Tua’s Hydr8 ZERO David vs Goliath bout against Alexander Ustinov – and not just because the Russian is on the books of the brothers’ K2 Promotions.

Vitali is always looking for his next challenge and he has confirmed that if Tua can defeat Ustinov on August 31 he will move much closer to a title shot. Continue reading

Andre Ward requests California Commission to terminate promotional agreement with Dan Goossen

ward45OAKLAND, CALIF., June 25, 2013 – WBA Super Middleweight Champion and the Number Two Pound for Pound Fighter in the World, Andre Ward, appeared before the California Boxing Commission on June 10, 2013, requesting an Emergency Hearing to address actions by promoter Dan Goossen. Following Ward’s public statements asserting Goossen’s violations of Commission Rules, the California Commission ordered the Emergency Hearing, which is being held on Tuesday, June 25.

“I believe I am in the prime of my professional boxing career. Actions of a California licensed promoter are preventing me from defending my title and pursuing my profession,” said Ward. “A boxer has a limited timeframe to earn his livelihood, provide for his family and, let alone, perform at a championship caliber level. Goossen’s actions leave me with the possibility of not stepping in to the ring at all in 2013. I respect the privilege of my boxing license and my responsibilities. I have always felt a comfort level boxing under the California Commission Rules, which fairly protect all fighters and ensure that licensed promoters are in full compliance.” Continue reading

Olympic Champion Nicola Adams returns to the ring

OLYMPIC Champion, Nicola Adams, is to make her first competitive appearance since her triumph in London at the forthcoming EU Championships in Keszthely, Hungary (1-6 July 2013). Adams will compete for England alongside three other members of the GB Boxing’s Podium squad including fellow Olympia, Natasha Jonas, 2012 middleweight world champion, Savannah Marshall and Lisa Whiteside who joined the Podium squad in April 2013. Continue reading