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Chambers vs Mchunu

Stevens destroys Roman; Adamek decisions Guinn; Mchunu dominates Chambers

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (Aug. 3rd, 2013) – The bright lights of boxing’s biggest stage seem to suit Curtis “Showtime” Stevens just fine these days.

For the second time in his last three fights, the Brooklyn middleweight scored a first-round knockout on the NBC Sports Network’s Fight Night Series at Mohegan Sun – the first of three nationally-televised bouts – this time flattening Mexican challenger Saul Roman at the two-minute, 26-second mark of the opening round to capture the vacant North American Boxing Federation (NABF) title in the main event of Saturday’s “Three To See” card, co-promoted by Main Events and Jimmy Burchfield’s Classic Entertainment & Sports. Continue reading

Quotes From Eddie Chambers Media Conference Call – NBCSN 8/3 Fight Night

Cruiserweight “Fast” Eddie Chambers, 36-3, 18 KOs, held a media conference call Wednesday to discuss his highly anticipated move from heavyweight down to the 200-pound division, as well as his upcoming fight against South African Thabiso Mchunu, 13-1, 10 KOs, on August 3rd. The 10-round bout will be nationally televised by NBC Sports Network on the popular Fight Night boxing series. Continue reading

Thabiso Mchunu – Risky Encouter for Chambers- NBCSN 8/3 Fight Night

UNCASVILLE, CT – When Thabiso Mchunu meets Eddie Chambers, 36-3, 18 KOs, in their nationally televised 10-round bout at the Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, CT, it will be the first time the South African banger competes professionally outside of Africa. It will also be his first appearance on U.S. television. With an impressive resume and word-of-mouth reputation despite his absence from American airwaves, the fighter they call “The Rock” is surrounded by an intriguing air of mystery. Continue reading

Video: Eddie Chambers Media Workout – Spars With Jesse Hart

673PHILADELPHIA – Inside the James Shuler Memorial Boxing Gym the temperature climbed steadily towards 100 degrees today as Philadelphian cruiserweight, “Fast” Eddie Chambers welcomed the media to his boxing workout.

Chambers, 36-3, 18 KO’s, is preparing for his upcoming NBC Sports Network Fight Night battle against South Africa’s Thabiso Mchunu, 12-1,9 KO’s. The bout will be part of a telecast that will begin at 10:30 PM EDT on Saturday, August 3rd and also features Curtis Stevens vs. Saul Roman in a 10-round NABF middleweight title main event.

Chambers’ Trainer, James Bashir worked the pads with Chambers and then oversaw the heavy-bag workout. Fellow Philadelphia favorite, Jesse Hart stepped into the ring to spar several rounds with Chambers, as Steve “USS” Cunningham offered encouragement from ringside. Continue reading

Eddie Chambers vs. Thabiso Mchunu on August 3rd in Uncasville, Connecticut

UNCASVILLE, CT – Many believe that “Fast” Eddie Chambers, who is on the verge of his cruiserweight debut, is poised to prove himself to be the best 200-pounder in the world. However, in his inaugural step into the division, Chambers, 36-3, 18 KOs, is tasked with taking on the most dangerous cruiserweight that nobody knows, Thabiso “The Rock” Mchunu, 12-1, 9 KOs. Continue reading

Stevens vs. Roman, Chambers vs. Mchunu & Adamek vs. Grano on August 3rd

UNCASVILLE, CT (June 13, 2013) – Curtis “Showtime” Stevens and “Fast” Eddie Chambers have launched a campaign to dominate their weight divisions. By this time next year, each has plans to become the “Man to Beat” at in his respective class. On August 3rd at Mohegan Sun Arena, NBC Sports Network will feature these two warriors in highly competitive bouts on their Fight Night series. Tomasz “Goral” Adamek has also been added to the card. He opponent will be Tony Grano. The telecast will begin at 10:30pm while undercards are set for an 8:00pm start time. Continue reading

8/3 NBCSN Fight Night: Stevens vs Roman, Chambers vs Mchunu and Adamek vs TBA

chambers434Curtis “Showtime” Stevens and “Fast” Eddie Chambers have launched a campaign to dominate their weight divisions. By this time next year, each has plans to become the “Man to Beat” at in his respective class. On August 3rd NBC Sports Network will feature these two warriors in highly competitive bouts on their Fight Night series. Tomasz “Goral” Adamek has also been added to the card. He opponent will be announced next week. The telecast will begin at 10:30 PM EDT.

Stevens and Chambers are doing something unusual in the sport of boxing as of late: Coming down in weight. Both have fought in divisions where they were always the small guy. Now, each has chosen to move down into weight classes where they will be the big dog in the ring.

At the start of his career, Stevens, 24-3, 17 KO’s, a former amateur standout, was one of the hardest punchers in the super middleweight division. At middleweight, he plans to dominate a weight class where he may be the hardest puncher of all. On a campaign to become the middleweight champion in 2014, Stevens knows he needs to be matched in dangerous fights to get ready to take on the big names at 160. Continue reading