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John Thompson ready to take Boxcino crown tonight in Corona, California

Tonight at the Omega Products Outdoor Arena, John Thompson (16-1, 5 KO’s) looks to win the Boxcino Jr. Middlweight championship when he takes on Brandon Adams in the finale of ESPN Friday Night Fights.

Thompson weighed in at a ready 153.2 at Thursday’s weigh in and he looks in prime shape to not only win the title but enter the world rankings. Continue reading

ESPN Friday Night Fights Celebrates Series Finale with Boxcino 2015 Finals, Looks Ahead to PBC on ESPN

After 17 years, ESPN Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra will celebrate its final show on Friday, May 22, with the highly anticipated finals of Boxcino 2015. The single-elimination, two-weight class tournament featuring eight fighters in both the heavyweight and junior middleweight divisions began in February. Continue reading

Adams. Thompson, Dennis and Fedosov advance to Boxcino 2015 Finals

Bethlehem, PA (April 13, 2015)

Brandon Adams and John Thompson won semifinal bouts in the Boxcino 2015 Jr. Middleweight Tournament while Andrey Fedosov and Donovan Dennis scored impressive stoppage victories in the Heavyweight tournament, as all four punched their tickets to the finals in bouts that took place this past Friday at the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem. Continue reading

2015 Boxcino Semi-Finals Results, Sands Casino in Bethlehem, PA – April 10

by Joe Latti – Brick City Boxing – The 2015 Boxcino Tournament continues to impress, as this edition took Sands Casino in Bethlehem, PA by storm on Friday, April 10th. The show was promoted by Arthur Pelullo’s Banner Promotions and broadcast live on ESPN’s Friday Night Fights on ESPN2. The semi-finals featured four-eight round bouts in the Jr. Middleweight and Heavyweight divisions, with the winners advancing to the 2015 Boxcino Finals on May 22, 2015 in Corona, CA. Continue reading

Boxcino 2015 Semifinals on ESPN Friday Night Fights and Noche de Combates

The April 10 edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra and ESPN Deportes’ Noche de Combates presentado por Corona Extra will feature the highly anticipated semifinals of Boxcino 2015. Friday’s show from the Sands Hotel and Casino in Bethlehem, Pa., will air live at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN2, broadband Spanish-language ESPN Deportes+ and WatchESPN. ESPN Deportes will televise Friday’s fights at 10:30 p.m. Continue reading