As the epic Wu-Tang anthem ‘C.R.E.A.M.’ declares, ‘Cash Rules Everything Around Me’. Should Eddie Hearn and Matchroom have a ringwalk entrance theme, you’d imagine this particular track would fit the bill. Although Sky Sport’s single boxing juggernaut undoubtedly does a lot of great thing’s for British boxing, they also in many way’s can hinder it’s development overseas. The negative as much as the positive should be pointed out and addressed accordingly.
Epitomised by Demetrius Andrade’s obliteration of a the lamb brought for slaughter in Brian Rose this weekend, Matchroom’s process in developing (or under developing) young British prospects for any level past European and Commonwealth seriously needs revaluating. The obsession with having their boxers fighting eliminators for mandatory positions to World Title’s is a great way of manoeuvring and forcing a governing bodies hand, but a ranking without a legitimate resume is JUST a ranking. Continue reading
Brian Rose says he will prove he belongs at World level when he challenges Demetrius Andrade for the WBO World Light Middleweight title at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, live on Sky Sports from 2am on Sunday June 15.
Rose enters his first World title fight and first pro contest outside of the UK in great form having landed the mandatory position for Andrade’s crown with a gutsy win over Javier Maciel in October that followed a final round stoppage triumph over former World champion Joachim Alcine. Continue reading
Bronx, NY (June 12, 2014) Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing is headed to one of their biggest nights in their more than two decades as the leading promoter in the New York City area coming up this Saturday night, June 14 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn and live on HBO Boxing After Dark®, beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.
Headlining the action packed evening of world class professional boxing, “The Pride of Huntington, New York” CHRIS ALGIERI will challenge WBO Junior Welterweight World Champion RUSLAN “The Siberian Rocky” PROVODNIKOV.
In the televised co-feature, WBO Junior Middleweight World Champion DEMETRIUS “Boo Boo” ANDRADE will defend his title against for the first time against BRIAN “The Lion” ROSE of England. Continue reading
HBO’s hit late-night boxing franchise returns for a full night of world class action when HBO BOXING AFTER DARK: RUSLAN PROVODNIKOV VS. CHRIS ALGIERI AND DEMETRIUS ANDRADE VS. BRIAN ROSE is seen SATURDAY, JUNE 14 at 10:00 p.m. (live ET/tape-delayed PT) from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, exclusively on HBO. The HBO Sports team will be ringside for the event, which will be available in HDTV, closed-captioned for the hearing-impaired and presented in Spanish on HBO Latino. Other HBO playdates: June 15 (9:00 a.m.) and 17 (12:45 a.m.) – HBO2 playdate: June 15 (3:00 p.m.)
In addition to the two live fights, HBO will air the replay of the Sergio Martinez-Miguel Cotto world middleweight title fight from June 7. In a brilliant display before a capacity crowd at Madison Square Garden, Cotto registered a career-defining performance in capturing the 160-pound title belt. The highly anticipated showdown was carried originally on HBO Pay-Per-View®. Continue reading
SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO- World Boxing Organization (WBO), by president Francisco “Paco” Valcarcel, announced today the officials who will work this Saturday, June 14, in the defenses of the world champions Ruslan Provodnikov and Demetrius Andrade against Chris Algieri and Brian Rose, respectively, to be held in New York, and for the interim bantamweight title bout between Alejandro Hernandez and Daniel Rosas in Mexico. Continue reading
NEW YORK (June 9, 2014) – In his first title defense this Saturday night, undefeated World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior middleweight champion Demetrius “Boo Boo” Andrade (20-0, 13 KOs) has nothing but bad intentions on his mind for mandatory challenger Brian “The Lion” Rose (25-1-1, 7 KOs). Continue reading
As he winds down training in Atlanta, Georgia for his upcoming world title defense, WBO Junior Middleweight World
Champion Demetrius Andrade was visited by FOX-TV for a terrific news piece.
To view the news interview CLICK HERE:
Along with speaking about his title defense against top rated contender, England’s Brian Rose, Andrade also discussed his desire to face boxing’s Pound-For-Pound King, Floyd Mayweather in an upcoming fight.
The Andrade/Rose clash, presented by Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing will take place title at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York on Saturday, June 14 and LIVE on HBO.
Undefeated World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior middleweight champion Demetrius “Boo Boo” Andrade (20-0, 13 KOs) is preparing for his first title defense, June 14 on HBO against No. 1 mandatory challenger Brian “The Lion” Rose (25-1-1, 7 KOs), like it was just another fight. Continue reading
Brian Rose will challenge Demetrius Andrade for the WBO Light Middleweight title on June 14 in America, live on Sky Sports.
The Blackpool star earned his shot with a gutsy win over Javier Maciel in Sheffield in October, and the 29 year old is set to be on the undercard of Ruslan Provodnikov’s latest WBO Light Welterweight defence. Continue reading
Brian ‘the lion’ Rose will finally see his dream of challenging for a world title come true this summer when he travels to America to oppose reigning WBO light-middleweight champion Demetrius Andrade, live on Sky Sports and HBO.
In his last outing Blackpool’s Rose defeated Javier Maciel in a thrilling contest that served as a final eliminator for Andrade’s strap. In December 2012 he won the Lonsdale belt outright by winning a unanimous decision over Sam Webb; four months later, in the same venue, he stepped up onto the world stage to face Joachim Alcine for the vacant WBO Inter-Continental title, stopping him in the final round. Continue reading