Philadelphia, PA- Osumanu Akaba, of Ghana, who had a nine-fight knockout streak snapped in his most recent fight, steps in against Edner Cherry in a 10-round junior lightweight contest on Saturday, Oct. 18, at the 2300 Arena in South Philadelphia.
Akaba replaces Jerry Belmontes, of Corpus Christi, TX, who injured his right wrist in training last Thursday. Continue reading
Edner Cherry is not the only boxer frustrated with his career progress. Jerry Belmontes, who takes on Cherry in a 10-round lightweight fight on Saturday evening, Oct. 18, at the 2300 Arena here, knows the feeling.
The Cherry-Belmontes fight, as well as the 10-round heavyweight main event between Steve “USS” Cunningham of Philadelphia, and Natu “The Truth” Visinia, of Lakewood, CA, tops a seven-bout card at the 1,200-seat building at 2300 South Swanson Street. NBCSN will televise both fights, beginning at 9 pm EST. The seven-bout card begins at 6.30 pm. Continue reading
In his last fight in April, heavyweight Amir Mansour, 42, lost a brutally contested unanimous 10-round decision to former RING cruiserweight champion Steve Cunningham, whom Mansour outweighed, 222.5-to-206. Continue reading
This past Saturday night, In front of a near capacity crowd at the Valley Forge Casino Resort, Naim Nelson and Ryan Belasco battled to an 8-round majority draw for the UBF All America’s Jr. Welterweight title while Frank De Alba scored an 8-round unanimous decision over Jesse Carradine which highlighted a 5-bout card. Continue reading
This Saturday night at the Valley Forge Casino Resort, undefeated Jr. boxing Welterweight Naim “The Dream” Nelson (12-0, 1 KO) of Philadelphia will take on Ryan Belasco (18-6-3, 3 KO’s) of Wilmington, DE in an 8-round bout for the UBF All America’s title that will serve as the co-feature bout to a championship night of boxing promoted by King;s Promotions and Peltz Boxing. Continue reading
This Saturday night at the Valley Forge Casino Resort, Jesse Carradine (8-3-2, 4 KO’s) will trek all the way from Las Vegas to try to pick up the most significant win of his career when he takes on Frank De Alba (13-1-2, 5 KO’s) of Reading, PA in the 8-round Jr. Lightweight main event. Continue reading
Philadelphia, PA-Hidden beneath the publicity surrounding the NBCSN-televised twin main events on Saturday, Oct 18, is an intriguing eight-round middleweight match. Continue reading
Ed Derian, one of boxing’s best-known ring announcers, passed away Sept. 26 at the age of 77. Promoter J Russell Peltz, International Boxing Hall of Fame class of 2004, recalls his days with “this fine young gentleman.”
I’ve Got The Scoring And Here It Is: Continue reading
VALLEY FORGE, PA (September 29, 2014)–This Saturday night at the Valley Forge Casino Resort, rising Jr. Lightweight Frank De Alba will look to win his 12th straight and try to remain unbeaten in 14 in a row when he defends the UBF All America’s Super Featherweight title against Jesse Carridine (8-3-2, 4 KO’s) of Las Vegas. Continue reading
Valley Forge, PA—Junior welterweights Naim Nelson and Ryan Belasco are looking forward to their long-awaited showdown set for Saturday, Oct. 4, at the Valley Forge Casino Resort.
At stake is the vacant Universal Boxing Federation (UBF) 140-pound title. Continue reading