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Mchunu-Wilson Weigh-in Weights and Photos

Thabiso Mchunu Photo Credits: Daryl Bughman/Main Events   Garrett Wilson Photo Credits: Daryl Bughman/Main Events Thabiso "The Rock" Mchunu Garrett "The Ultimate Warrior" Wilson Johannesburg, SA Philadelphia, PA 16-1, 11 KO's 13-7-1, 7 KO's Weight: 199  Trunks: Red/SLV/BLK Weight: 193 Trunks: Black Dargan-Perez Photo [...]

Mchunu-Wilson Final Press Conference Quotes

Kathy Duva - Welcome everyone to the beautiful Foxwoods Resort Casino. This is going to be our fourth show on broadcast NBC. We are very proud to bring boxing back to network television. This card is going to bring a lot of excitement to the Saturday afternoon line-up. We plan on making boxing fans out of casual fans with this card.   Thank you to Foxwoods. I want to thank the commission. [...]

Special Afternoon Edition of Fight Night on Broadcast NBC

Mashantucket, CT: NBC Sports Group's Fight Night presents its first afternoon broadcast of the year on NBC this Saturday, September 20th, at 3 p.m. ET. The fourth afternoon network boxing broadcast since the Fight Night series premiered in 2012, the show will feature a pair of spectacular bouts with four of the sport's hottest prospects. In the main event, South African heavy-hitter [...]

Thabiso Mchunu: Accidental Southpaw New York City, NY: Thabiso "The Rock" Mchunu (16-1, 11 KOs), the 26 year old southpaw from South Africa, grew up watching his father, also a boxer, in the gym. Wanting to be just like Dad, Thabiso literally mirrored his father's moves, leaving the right-handed would-be-boxer with a lefty's stance. By the time Thabiso started boxing at eight years [...]

Barrera-Watkins Match-up Highlights Undercard Sept. 20 at Foxwoods

  Sullivan Barrera Photo Credits: Rich Graessle/Main Events   Mashantucket, CT:Before NBC Fight Night broadcasts live from Foxwoods Resort Casino on Saturday afternoon, the live audience will be treated to a tour de force undercard that features five undefeated fighters, five local fighters, one Cuban fighter, one rematch and one professional debut in 30 [...]

Training Camp Notes: Garrett Wilson

The last time Garrett "The Ultimate Warrior" Wilson (13-7-1, 7 KOs) fought he had less than three days' notice on a special broadcast NBC edition of Fight Night. Garrett was called on to fill in, at a higher weight class, for Tomasz Adamek who fell ill just days before his fight with Vyacheslav "Czar" Glazkov. Wilson jumped at the chance and managed to go the distance with the undefeated heavyweight [...]

Mchunu vs Wilson Scouting Report

Thabiso "The Rock" Mchunu (16-1, 11 KOs) is a top counter-punching cruiserweight and, on Sept. 20 at Foxwoods Resort Casino, he is facing an opponent in Garrett "The Ultimate Warrior" Wilson (13-7-1, 7 KOs) with a fierce, aggressive offense. Watch out for fireworks when aggression and defense collide in the ring live on NBC Fight Night. Below is the scouting report for this much anticipated battle:   Category Thabiso [...]

Dargan vs Perez Scouting Report

Mashantucket, CT: Undefeated lightweight contender Karl "Dynamite" Dargan will face a fierce rival when he takes on Angino "The Nightmare" Perez on Sept. 20, 2014 at Foxwoods Resort Casino and live on the special afternoon edition of Fight Night on NBC. Dargan's biggest asset is his speed but Perez has power in his arsenal. Who will win this battle of speed versus power? Below is the scouting report [...]

Training Camp Notes: Dargan Lessons from Legends

Dargan & Richardson Photo Credits: Dave Torres/Main Events     Philadelphia, PA:When current USBA Atlantic Coast Region Champion Karl "Dynamite" Dargan (16-0, 8 KOs) was growing up in Philadelphia he spent most of his time in the gym with his cousin, world renowned boxing trainer Brother Naazim Richardson. Now, as the undefeated Dargan prepares to add the Junior NABF Lightweight [...]

Steve Cunningham back in action on Oct. 18 in Philly

Philadelphia, PA: Heavyweight contender Steve "USS" Cunningham (27-6, 12 KOs) takes on unbeaten Natu "The Truth" Visinia (10-0, 8 K0s) on Saturday evening, Oct. 18, at the 2300 Arena when NBCSN's popular Fight Night boxing series returns to South Philadelphia. Cunningham's brutal battle with then-undefeated Amir "Hardcore" Mansour on April 4 in front of an electrified hometown crowd earned him [...]

Adamek to Face Szpilka on Nov. 8 in Poland

On November 8, 2014, Polish heavyweights Tomasz "Goral" Adamek (49-3, 29 KOs) and Artur Szpilka (16-1, 12 KOs) meet for the IBF International Heavyweight title in their own backyard at the Kraków Arena in Kraków, Poland. The fight, which will be telecast by Polsat via pay-per-view, is presented by Knockout Promotions, Main Events, and Ziggy Promotions. Ticket prices range from 75 - 5000 zł. [...]

Training Camp Notes:  Angino “The Nightmare” Perez “Nothing to Lose”

Davie, FL: As Angino "The Nightmare" Perez (17-5, 15 KOs) prepares, with his trainer, Javier Centeno, to face Karl "Dynamite" Dargan (16-0, 8 KOs) on Sept. 20 at Foxwoods Resort Casino and live on broadcast NBC Fight Night, he feels no pressure because, as Centeno puts it, "He has nothing to lose." Angino, or Gino as he is known to those closest to him, is a 31 year old junior welterweight who accepted [...]