Valley Forge, PA (June 1, 2015)–On Saturday night, June 20, King’s Boxing will present a championship night of boxing at the Valley Forge Casino Resort.
In the main event, Garrett “The Ultimate Warrior” Wilson will take on Anthony Caputo Smith in a 10-round battle for the Pennsylvania Cruiserweight championship. Continue reading
In the main event of the afternoonn cruiserweights Thabiso “The Rock” Mchunu (17-1, 11 KOs) and Garrett “The Ultimate Warrior” Wilson (13-8-1, 7 KOs) faced off for the NABF Cruiserweight Title.
The ten-round cruiserweight match-up between Mchunu’s southpaw style and Wilson’s wild style made for an exciting fight. Thabiso landed some clean shots and Wilson countered to no avail. The fifth round was slow with Wilson chasing down Mchunu and Wilson finally landing some shots. The ninth round started off with a bang, both fighters were trading big punches. The crowd began chanting for Wilson and the action started to pick up in the final round with both fighters coming out swinging. In the tenth, the referee deducted a point from Mchunu for holding, but it did not matter as Mchunu retained his NABF Cruiserweight Title with a unanimous decision victory (96-93, 99-90 and 98-91). Continue reading
The last time Garrett “The Ultimate Warrior” Wilson (13-7-1, 7 KOs) fought he had less than three days’ notice on a special broadcast NBC edition of Fight Night. Garrett was called on to fill in, at a higher weight class, for Tomasz Adamek who fell ill just days before his fight with Vyacheslav “Czar” Glazkov. Wilson jumped at the chance and managed to go the distance with the undefeated heavyweight but ultimately lost a unanimous decision. Continue reading
Thabiso “The Rock” Mchunu (16-1, 11 KOs) is a top counter-punching cruiserweight and, on Sept. 20 at Foxwoods Resort Casino, he is facing an opponent in Garrett “The Ultimate Warrior” Wilson (13-7-1, 7 KOs) with a fierce, aggressive offense. Watch out for fireworks when aggression and defense collide in the ring live on NBC Fight Night. Below is the scouting report for this much anticipated battle: Continue reading
Vyacheslav Glazkov (16-0, 11 KO’s) defeated the shorter replacement opponent Garrett Wilson (13-7-1, 6 KO’s) by a 10 round unanimous decision that was a little more competitive than the scores suggested on Saturday at the Turning Stone Resort & Casino, in Verona, New York, USA. Wilson, a cruiserweight that was picked out to replace heavyweight Tomasz Adamek, seemed to energize the Verona crowd with huge heart in trying to win against a much bigger fighter than him in Glazkov. The judges scored the fight 97-93, 98-92, 99-91.
The 6’3″ Glazkov looked huge in the ring against the 5’9″ Wilson, and it seemed incredibly strange to have two fighters so different from each other fighting on national television in the U.S. Wilson gave it his all, but it’s too bad that Main Events couldn’t find an actual heavyweight for Glazkov to fight instead of a short cruiserweight. Continue reading
NOV 16th RESULTS
NBC – TURNING STONE RESORT CASINO
Vyacheslav Glazkov def. Garrett Wilson,
unanimous decision, 10 rounds, heavyweights (on NBC Sports)
Wilson and Glazkov
Photo Credits Mike Gladysz
Karl Dargan def. Mike Brooks,
unanimous decision, 10 rounds, lightweights (on NBC Sports) Continue reading
VERONA, NY – On just three days’ notice, Philadelphian Garrett Wilson, 13-6-1, 7 KOs, has agreed to take on rising heavyweight prospect Vyacheslav “Czar” Glazkov, 15-0-1, 11 KOs, in a nationally televised 10-rounder at the Turning Stone Casino in Verona, NY. The opportunity came when Galzkov’s original opponent, Tomasz Adamek, was forced to pull out of the bout on short notice due to a stomach virus.
With the fight slated for Saturday afternoon and the chance to perform in front of millions on the NBC network television platform, facing Glazkov amounts to a chance of a lifetime for Wilson. And the fighter known as “The Ultimate Warrior” is ready to make the most of his big break. Continue reading
A press conference was held today at the Turning Stone Resort Casino to announce the reconfigured card for Saturday afternoon’s NBC Fight Night in the Afternoon boxing show.
Vyascheslav “Czar” Glazkov will take on last minute sub Garrett Wilson of Philadelphia in the ten-round main event. Meanwhile, somebody’s “0” has to go when Long Island’s Mike Brooks faces Karl “Dynamite” Dargan in a battle of unbeaten lightweights which has been changed from an 8-rounder to a 10-round co-main event. That fight has now been sanctioned for the vacant USBA Atlantic Coast Regional Lightweight Championship.
The last minute changes became necessary when veteran Tomasz Adamek was felled by a nasty stomach virus yesterday. This morning he was not feeling any better and was forced to pull out of the fight.
The afternoon broadcast will begin at 2:30PM ET on NBC. Continue reading
One Shot, or is it? Why does it feel like the end of the world when a fighter you want to see win, loses. It’s not like watching your favorite sports team where, after a loss, ‘there’s always next time’. For fighters, there almost is never ‘next time’.
Last Saturday evening, South Philadelphia cruiserweight Garrett Wilson boxed Alexander Alekseev, of Uzbekistan, in Galati, Romania, for the No. 1 spot in the IBF world ratings. Continue reading