SHELTON, WASHINGTON — December 17, 2014 — Yakubu Amidu (21-5-2, 19KO) was fight-ready for this Saturday’s SHOWTIME BOXING bout versus Anthony Peterson (34-1, 22KO). He completed a brief but rigorous training camp, and completed the required medical exams. SHOWTIME BOXING announced the fight in a December 4th press release, and on their telecast this past weekend. It came as a surprise when Amidu promoter Bobby Hitz of Hitz Boxing received a call this morning that the bout is off. Continue reading
NEW YORK (Aug. 5, 2014) – Leading to the SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® tripleheader telecast on Saturday, Aug. 9 (live on SHOWTIME® 9 p.m. ET/PT; delayed on the West Coast) from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., featuring unified world champion Danny Garcia taking on the pride of Pittsburgh, Rod Salka, SHOWTIME will televise an exciting lineup of preliminary fights on SHOWTIME EXTREME® (SHO EXTREME, live at 7 p.m. ET/PT; delayed on the West Coast). Continue reading
Brooklyn, New York (July 31) – Before the SHOWTIME tripleheader featuring Unified Super Lightweight World Champion Danny “Swift” Garcia taking on “Lightning” Rod Salka plus two world championship fights on Saturday, Aug. 9 from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY will be host to a stacked lineup of undercard bouts featuring top East Coast prospects as well as the WBO Intercontinental Welterweight Championship title defense by Sadam “World Kid” Ali against Jeremy Bryan. Continue reading
WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 31, 2014) – The August 9 Barclays Center fight card will have plenty of D.C. flavor with District-natives Lamont Peterson, Anthony Peterson plus Maryland’s D’Mitrius Ballard all appearing in the event.
As they prepare for their respective bouts, the three talented boxers held an open media workout in Washington, D.C. on Thursday afternoon. Here is what the participants had to say:
LAMONT PETERSON, IBF Junior Welterweight World Champion Continue reading
Sherman Oaks, CA (March 12, 2014) – World ranked contender Anthony Peterson will return to action against hard-hitting Dominican Marcos “EL Tigre” Jimenez on Friday, MARCH 21 in the 10-round co-featured bout at “HOMEWARD BOUND” on ESPN Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra from the Morongo Casino Resort Spa in Cabazon, California, it was announced today by Goossen Tutor Promotion. The Peterson bout will be promoted in association with Headbangers Promotions.
“HOMEWARD BOUND” is headlined by Glendale’s former world title challenger Vanes “The Nightmare” Martirosyan against tough Mexican veteran, Mario “Aguila” Lozano in a 10-round junior middleweight bout for the vacant WBO Inter-Continental Championship. Continue reading
Tonight at 9PM EST/6PM PST, “JEK III Productions” presents a very special “Meeting of the Minds” edition of “The Pugilist KOrner”!!
The two hour program will feature Lamont Peterson trainer Barry Hunter, Adrien Broner trainer Mike Stafford, Chris Arreola trainer Henry Ramirez, former IBF Heavyweight Champion Chris Byrd, and Hall of Fame legend Don “War a Week” Chargin.
Pugilist KOrner listener line: 718-506-1506 Continue reading