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Amir Imam To Face Walter Castillo in Chavez-Fonfara Co-Feature April 18 on SHOWTIME

Top 10 ranked super lightweight contender Amir Imam (16-0, 14 KOs) will aim to move one step closer to a world title opportunity when he makes his second start of 2015 against fellow power-puncher Walter Castillo (25-2, 18 KOs) in the 10-round co-feature of SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING on Saturday, April 18, LIVE on SHOWTIME (10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT) Continue reading

Amir Imam Faces Fidel Maldonado Jr. for WBC Continental Americas Super Lightweight Title Saturday, Jan. 17

LAS VEGAS (Jan. 12, 2015) – The fight this Saturday, Jan. 17, between undefeated super lightweight Amir “Young Master” Imam (15-0, 13 KOs) and hard-hitting Fidel “The Atrisco Kid” Maldonado Jr. (19-2, 16 KOs) will now be for the WBC Continental Americas Super Lightweight Championship, it was announced today. Continue reading

Steve Cunningham, Amir Imam, Derrick Lewis & Chris Beal on LAST CALL

This week as people attempt to cool off during the Summer heat, the Sport Swami is turning this up as he brings back this week some old faces & new debuts to headline this week’s show. Its all this plus recap of this weekend boxing matches and a preview of August 9th fights only on presents; LAST CALL on Friday August 8th from 10-12 a.m. Eastern time/ 7-9 p.m. Pacific time. Continue reading

IMAM vs. UGAS Co-Main Added to May 10 USC Galen Center ESPN Event

Sherman Oaks, California (April 24, 2014) An outstanding eight round junior welterweight semi-main bout between two of the sport’s up-and-coming prospects has been added to the “FIGHT FOR PEACE — HEAVYWEIGHT HISTORY” event on Saturday, May 10 at the USC Galen Center on the campus of the University of Southern California which will be telecast live on ESPN and ESPN Deportes’ Noche de Combates (8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT) and presented by Corona Extra as Amir “Young Master” Imam of Albany, New York takes on hotshot Yordenis Ugas of Miami, Florida via Santiago, Cuba.

“FIGHT FOR PEACE – HEAVYWEIGHT HISTORY” is headlined by the World Boxing Council Heavyweight Championship of the World bout between top rated heavyweights Bermane “B. Ware” Stiverne of La Plaine, Haiti and Riverside, California’s Chris “The Nightmare” Arreola. Continue reading

Baha Mamadjonov Upsets Santana Via 9th-Round KO; Amir Imam Romps In 2

005ImamvsBryanIMG_0776LAS VEGAS (April 12, 2013) – Late substitute and huge underdog Bahodir “Baha” Mamadjonov (12-1, 8 KOs), of Houston, Texas by way of Uzbekistan, overcame an early knockdown to register three of his own en route to stopping previously unbeaten Angelo “La Cobra” Santana (14-1, 11 KOs), of Miami, Fla., at 0:51 of the ninth round Friday to capture the WBA International Lightweight Championship in the main event of an exciting doubleheader on ShoBox: The New Generation on SHOWTIME®.

In the co-feature of a Don King Productions-promoted event at Treasure Island Resort & Casino, promising super lightweight Amir “Young Master” Imam (9-0, 8 KOs), of Albany, N.Y., remained unbeaten with a devastating second-round knockout over Jeremy Bryan (16-2, 7 KOs) of Paterson, N.J. A left hand followed by a colossal right to the chin finished Bryan at 2:13. Bryan was out cold before he hit the canvas. It was Imam’s eighth knockout victory in a row, all inside four rounds. Continue reading