Boxing news, views and results


Dennis Galarza

Bryant decisions Saunders, Shailezov upsets Cartagena, Galarza shines

BETHLEHEM, Penn. (April 25, 2014) – Late replacement Rowland Bryant (18-3, 12 KOs) won a one-sided unanimous eight-round decision over veteran Pittsburgh light heavyweight Rayco “War” Saunders (23-23-2, 10 KOs) in last night’s main event on the “KO Kings of Tomorrow” card, presented by Iron Mike Productions (IMP), at Sands Casino Resort in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Continue reading

Mike Tyson protege Dennis Galarza making smooth transition to pros

LAS VEGAS (January 23, 2014) — One of Mike Tyson’s “Young Gunz” is promising featherweight prospect Dennis Galarza (2-0, 1 KO), who is making a smooth transition from amateur to professional ranks as he continues his journey.

Born in Brooklyn, Galarza grew-up in Orlando, Florida, where he learned how to box when he was nine. Last October, he and his “brother,” 18-year-old Erickson “Hammer” Lubin (2-0, 2 KOs), signed a managerial contact with Henry Rivalta (Rivalta Mangement), who brought Galarza and Lubin to their promoter, Iron Mike Productions. This dynamic, young duo made successful pro debuts last November in Sunrise, Florida, both improved to 2-0 fighting on the same card earlier this month in Minneapolis, and they are now scheduled to fight again February 7 in Chicago. Continue reading