Here are the weights ahead of tomorrow´s Nordic Fight Night in Frederikshavn.
WBA, WBC & WBO Female Welterweight Titles
Cecilia Braekhus: 65,8 kg
Myriam Lamare: 64,9 kg
EU Light Heavyweight Title
Erik Skoglund: 79,1 kg
Adasat Rodriguez: 78,9 kg
Sandro Siproshvili: 90 kg
Mateusz Masternak: 90,5 kg
Today in Norway, WBA, WBC & WBO Female Welterweight Champion Cecilia Braekhus kicked off fight week with a crowded press conference at the Viasat offices in Oslo. The pound-for-pound number one faces Myriam Lamare on Saturday night at the Nordic Fight Night in Frederikshavn.
”I’m really looking forward to this fight,” said Braekhus. ”I haven’t been in the ring for a while so I’m excited to be back and facing such a quality opponent. It will be a great way to start the year! Continue reading
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (October 15, 2012) – Veteran promoter Lenny Fresquez wants to make it perfectly clear that his 12-time, three-division world champion Holly “The Preacher’s Daughter” Holm (31-2-3, 9 KOs) – the reigning Queen of Boxing — is dropping down in weight, from her natural welterweight class to light welterweight, only for her December 7 “Fire And Ice” event rematch with four-time world title-holder Myriam Lamare (20-3, 10 KOs), in their International Boxing Association (IBA) light welterweight title clash at Route 66 Casino Hotel in Albuquerque.
“Fire And Ice,” presented by Fresquez Productions, in association with Route 66 Casino Hotel, will be headlined by Holm-Lamare II. Holm won a unanimous 10-round decision over Lamare, fighting for only the second time outside of France, back on January 23, 2008 in Albuquerque, by scores of 98-92, 97-93 and 96-94 in Holm’s successful WIBA welterweight title defense. Continue reading
News: Robert Guerrero receives World Boxing Council interim 147 lb Belt in Mexico City; Billy C Boxing Network; Holm-Lamare II 12/7
(Photo credit: Alma Montiel/WBC) September 25, 2012 – 6-Time world champion, Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero was honored by the World Boxing Council (WBC) today in Mexico City, as officially received his world title belt after defeating Selcuk Aydin last month in San Jose.
“I want to thank the WBC and their entire organization along with Golden Boy Promotions, for giving me the opportunity to fight for the WBC title. I take great pride in wearing the green belt and will continue to fight the best that come my way.”
This week in the Billy C Boxing Network
The Billy C Boxing network brings another packed week of news and events. Starting Monday 9/24/2012 when Billy opened up the fresh LIVE episodes TalkinBoxing with Billy C TV&Radio episodes, Mondays show began with emails from fans around the world, thoughts on Pacquiao beginning to seek a Mayweather fight with and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.’s apology. In addition to giving you all the latest Boxing News, Boxing History, the best guests from the past, present and boxing’s future, along with Billy C’s opinions, the Blast from the Past will feature Former World Champion and Boxing Hall of Famer, Matthew Saad Muhammad. This week Billy C will continue his Greatest Fights Series with the Rocky Marciano – Jersey Joe Walcott fight from September 23, 1952. Continue reading