DOVER, Del. — Friday Night Fights returns to the Rollins Center® on Aug. 23 with a headline title bout between two Top Ten U.S. heavyweights, unbeaten sensation Amir “Hardcore” Mansour, ranked No. 10, and Maurice “Mo Bettah” Harris, ranked No. 9. Mansour, 18(14)-0 of Penns Grove, N.J., and Harris, 26(11)-17-2 of East Orange, N.J., will battle 12 rounds for the vacant U.S. Boxing Association heavyweight title. A win for Mansour would propel him into the Top Ten heavyweights in the world. Continue reading
London, Ontario (July 9, 2013) – Winston “The Show” Dann (1-1-0), the fighting pride of London, Ontario, returns to the ring on August 10 in Brampton, Ontario, after three years away from professional boxing. Dann’s opponent will be amateur standout and provincial rival Calato Boayke, who will be making his much anticipated pro debut against the smooth boxing London prospect. Continue reading
St Neots teen sensation Tommy Martin is set to be back in action once more, on July 27th at York Hall in Bethnal Green, London, where he will feature on the undercard of fellow TRAD TKO gym mate Ian Bailey’s first defense of his Southern Area Featherweight title.
On the 27th July, nineteen year old Tommy will be making his fourth professional outing, against Nuneaton’s Kristian Laight, on the show interestingly titled ‘Turf War’ by Tommy’s manager and promoter Johnny Eames. Continue reading
Finnish southpaw Tuomo Eronen (11-2-0 4 KO’s) is the new opponent for Ermano Fegatilli (27-5-0 5 KO’s) on August 23rd at Gents Boksgala XII. Unfortunately, 37 year old Italian fighter Domenico Urbano had to pull out of the originally scheduled eight round attraction due to a sudden denouement in negotiations. Continue reading
INTERNATIONAL BOXING FEDERATION AFRICA (IBF/AFRICA) – WEDNESDAY 10 JULY, 2013, DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA – The sensational “IBF Continental African Lightweight King” Richard “Azonto” Commey 15 fights 15 wins 15 knockouts is on the move to ruffle feathers at the London’s York Hall, in the UK this weekend July 13, 2913 when he meet the Englishman Paul Truscott in a Commonwealth title final eliminator at lightweight. Continue reading
The July 12 edition of ESPN’s Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra will feature former interim Super Flyweight titlist Drian “Gintong Kamao” Francisco (24-1-1, 19 KOs) and Chris “The Hitman” Avalos (21-2, 16 KOs) in the 10-round Junior Featherweight main event. Friday’s show from Texas Station Casino in Las Vegas, will air live at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN2 HD, ESPN Deportes and WatchESPN. The card is promoted by Top Rank. Continue reading
Fireworks can be expected this Friday night at Fairways Hotel in Dundalk, Ireland when rising Welterweight prospect “Irish” Paddy Murphy has his first professional bout in his native land. Murphy 8-0-1 (4 KO) faces rugged veteran Peter McDonagh 19-28 (2 KO) over 8 rounds for the Celtic Warrior Welterweight title. Born and raised in nearby Newry, Murphy has based himself in Australia since deciding to turn professional. He raced to seven straight victories before being robbed in Hong Kong and earning a draw in December of last year. Murphy is coming off a convincing win over Alex Ah Tong, where he obtained the WBF Asia Pacific title and impressed Ricky Hatton in the process. Continue reading
Arthur’s Gym, based in Rhydyfelin, has been shortlisted in this year’s prestigious National Lottery Awards which is broadcast on national television.
The National Lottery Awards reward and recognize the inspirational impact of National Lottery funded projects across all sections of society. National Lottery players raise more than £35 million for good causes throughout the UK every week. Continue reading
TONY THOMPSON READY TO TAKE ON ALL COMERS AFTER FINISHING BRIT DAVID PRICE FOR A SECOND TIME IN HIS OWN BACKYARD
(Washington, D.C.)—Tony “The Tiger” Thompson (38-3, 26KO’s) fresh off his thrilling fifth round TKO victory over David Price (15-2, 13KO’s) is now looking to move forward with his career with a renewed sense of vigor. The heavyweight southpaw is now a free agent without a promoter and entertaining all serious offers at this time. Thompson has also turned the reigns of management over to his wife Sydnee Thompson, who will now serve as the fighter’s full time manager/adviser. Thompson can receive any legitimate offer via email at [email protected] or by phone at (202) 497-8748. Continue reading
MIAMI – Boxing returns to Casino Miami Jai-Alai on Saturday August 10th for “Summer Slugfest”, an exciting fight card presented by Al Bonanni’s Tiburon Promotions, featuring some of the most exciting young fighters in South Florida. Continue reading