New York, NY (January 15, 2015) – Humanitarian and junior middleweight boxer Captain Boyd “Rainmaker” Melson will receive the “Heart of a Champion” award from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Sunday, January 25.
The award will be given during a special fundraiser for St. Jude titled “NY Champions for St. Jude” taking place at O’Neill’s of Maspeth in Queens, NY. More than 2,000 people are expected to attend the event, which will include a good amount of professional athletes from various sports, celebrities, and overall supporters of St. Jude and its mission. The event will be hosted by New York Rangers legend and Hockey Hall of Famer Brian Leetch. Continue reading
Baltimore, MD (January 11, 2015) – World record knockout holder Sam “Vanilla Gorilla” Crossed is replacing Joey Veazey in the main event of “Slugfest” January 23 at Michael’s Eighth Avenue in Glen Burnie, MD.
Veazey was forced to withdraw due to an injury suffered in training. Continue reading
Bernie Lenahan was a rare breed by today’s boxing standards. Not only was he dedicated to the sport, spending countless hours at New York’s Mendez Boxing Gym, Lenahan was an honest family man that built special friendships with his fighters. Continue reading
Baltimore, MD (January 2, 2015) – Multi-time champion Irish Joey “Bazooka Joe” Veazey will once again headline when he faces Lamont White in the main event of “Federal Hill Slugfest” Friday, January 23 at Michael’s Eighth Avenue in Glen Burnie, MD.
“Federal Hill Slugfest” is promoted by Baltimore Boxing Promotions and tickets starting at $25 are available at Baltimoreboxing.com or by calling 410-375-9175. VIP seats for $50 and VIP tables of 10 for $500 are also available. All VIP ticketholders get free hors d’oeuvres from 7-8 pm. Continue reading
New York, NY (December 30, 2014) – 2015 International Boxing Hall of Fame inductee and former heavyweight champion Riddick “Big Daddy” Bowe has joined Team Fight to Walk. Continue reading
Shawnee, OK (December 21, 2014) – Super Middleweight contender Tracy Sneed believes family fate will strike twice when he faces Delray Raines Saturday, February 21 in the main event of “The Showdown” at the Firelake Arena in Shawnee, OK. Continue reading
New York, NY (December 14, 2014) – Junior middleweight boxer and charitable figure Captain Boyd “Rainmaker” Melson will receive the Ambassador of Peace Award from the World Boxing Council (WBC) during their annual convention Monday, December 15 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Continue reading
New York, NY (December 7, 2014) – Three time world champion Paul “The Punisher” Williams is the newest member of Team Fight to Walk.
A fixture on the pound for pound lists and a fan favorite, Williams had an outstanding 41-2 record with 27 wins by knockout. Williams, a two-division titlist, became paralyzed from the waist down following a motorcycle accident in May 2012. Even after becoming a paraplegic from the accident, Williams maintained his signature smile and a great attitude. Continue reading
Jake Smith and Baltimore Boxing Promotions will spend Thanksgiving Eve handing out turkeys to feed the homeless.
Along with a number of the boxers competing Saturday evening at the Myers Pavilion as part of an anti-bullying themed card and his sponsors, Smith is stopping by numerous Baltimore area shelters to assist those in need. Continue reading
Jake Smith’s Baltimore Boxing Promotions will host an evening of Olympic-style boxing and anti-bullying awareness Saturday, November 29 at the Myers Pavilion in Baltimore.
Headlining the card is the East Coast middleweight title bout between Rashad Kilpatrick of Washington, DC and Baltimore Boxing’s very own Donald Wallace. In the co-feature, Maryland State junior middleweight champion Allen Burris defends his title against an opponent to be named. In a special featured bout, multi-time champion Joey “Bazooka Joe” Veazy meets Jessie Singletary, while Ernie “Lightning Bug” Hall, Melad Attashy and Arno Young are all scheduled to appear in separate bouts. Continue reading