Knock out artist Richard “Azonto” Commey (15 fights 15 wins 15 ko’s) has the biggest test of his career this Saturday when taking on former Commonwealth Featherweight Champion Paul Truscott in a final eliminator for the Lightweight version. The prize is a crack at the Derry Mathews-Tommy Coyle winner (a fight that takes place on the same night) for the title. Continue reading
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On the verge of becoming boxing’s next superstar, Three-Time, Three-Division World Champion and current WBC Featherweight World Champion Abner Mares, of Hawaiian Gardens, Calif. by way of Guadalajara, Mexico, has remarkably won three divisional world titles in less than two years. On Saturday, August 24, he will return home to Southern California to defend his title against a man hungry to take that belt back, Mexico City’s former Two-Division World Champion Jhonny Gonzalez, at StubHub Center (formerly The Home Depot Center) in Carson in a fight which will be televised live on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING®. Continue reading
Inglewood, California – Due to a high volume of early ticket sales, 200 seats have been added to this Saturday’s Hollywood Fight Night Professional Boxing Show at Hollywood Park Casino in Inglewood.
While the entire country watches the Solo Boxeo Tecate fights on UniMas, local fight fans in Los Angeles will be treated to 10 exciting live bouts headlined by a 10 Round Super Featherweight bout between world-ranked Alejandro “El Alacran” Perez (17-3-1, 11KOs) and Edgar Riovalle (35-14-2, 25 KOs). Continue reading
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