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Composed under pressure – Ali outboxes Santana over 10

Brooklyn native Sadam Ali successfully answered some serious questions in Madison Square Garden, New York last night on his way to securing a unanimous decision over the rampaging Francisco Santana, to continue his charge up the 147lbs division.

Scores at ringside confirmed the general consensus that it was the superior boxing ability and slick movement from the home fighter that was much preferred, reading 97-93, 97-93 and 100-90.

Ali – subject to intense pressure throughout – boxed superbly off the back foot at times in the face of Santana’s relentless pressure and persistent will to drag the young New Yorker into a war. Continue reading

Ali Vs. Santana: Sadam Ali Fight Week Thoughts

NEW YORK (April 23) – Undefeated welterweight star and former 2008 U.S. Olympian, Sadam “World Kid” Ali (21-0, 13 KOs) is getting ready to face Francisco “Chia” Santana (22-3, 11 KOs) as the co-main event for “The Champion Returns” the World Heavyweight Championship between undisputed heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko and top-rated challenger Bryant Jennings at “The World’s Most Famous Arena,” Madison Square Garden on Sat. April 25. The doubleheader will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. Continue reading

Ali vs. Santana opens up Klitschko-Jennings HBO telecast on Saturday, April 25

The undefeated Sadam “World Kid” Ali and fast -punching Francisco “Chia” Santana will face off at “The World’s Most Famous Arena”, Madison Square Garden on Sat. April 25 as the co-feature to “The Champion Returns”, the World Heavyweight Championship between undisputed heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko and top-rated challenger Bryant Jennings. The doubleheader will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. Continue reading

Sadam Ali re-inks with Golden Boy Promotions

LOS ANGELES (March 20) – 2008 U.S. Olympian and undefeated welterweight contender Sadam “World Kid”Ali has renewed his promotional contract with Golden Boy Promotions. The WBO NABO and WBO Intercontinental welterweight titlist caught the attention of many when he became the first Arab-American to represent the U.S. in the Olympics. Since then, the buzz on Ali has continued thanks to his impressive record of 21 wins and 13 knockouts. Continue reading

Sadam Ali Returns Home To Honor Military Veterans Following Career-Best Performance

Undefeated welterweight and newly crowned WBO Intercontinental Welterweight Champion Sadam “World Kid” Ali made a statement Saturday night with a remarkable ninth-round technical knockout victory over Argentine slugger Luis Carlos Abregu. Ali, a hot prospect in the welterweight division, may have broken into the boxing mainstream Saturday night with his dominating performance as the co-featured event on the “Bernard Hopkins vs. Sergey Kovalev” undercard. It was his first fight on HBO World Championship Boxing® and a major step up in competition for the fighter who upped his record to 21-0 with 13 knockouts. Continue reading

Luis Carlos Abregu, Sadam Ali Training Camp Update

ATLANTIC CITY (Oct. 31) – As we inch closer to the epic “Alien vs. Krusher: Hopkins vs. Kovalev” fight night in Atlantic City, welterweight contenders Sadam “World Kid” Ali and Luis Carlos “Potro” Abregu are preparing hard for their co-featured fight on Saturday, November 8 live on HBO World Championship Boxing. Continue reading

Ali vs. Abregu welterweight bout to open HBO telecast on Saturday, Nov. 8

Atlantic City, NJ (Oct. 3) – A member of the 2008 United States Olympic team who is rapidly speeding up the welterweight ladder, Brooklyn’s Sadam “World Kid” Ali will look to announce his arrival on the international stage at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, NJ on Saturday, November 8, when he faces his biggest challenge to date in the form of veteran Luis Carlos “El Potro” Abregu. The bout will open the HBO World Championship Boxing telecast headlined by the light heavyweight title unification showdown between Bernard “The Alien” Hopkins and Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev beginning at 10:45 p.m. ET/PT. Continue reading

Ali Vs. Abregu Officially Announced As Bernard Hopkins Vs. Sergey Kovalev Co-Feature

Atlantic City, NJ (Oct. 2) – A member of the 2008 United States Olympic team who is rapidly speeding up the welterweight ladder, Brooklyn’s Sadam “World Kid” Ali will look to announce his arrival on the international stage at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, NJ on Saturday, November 8, when he faces his biggest challenge to date in the form of veteran Luis Carlos “El Potro” Abregu. The bout will open the HBO World Championship Boxing telecast headlined by the light heavyweight title unification showdown between Bernard “The Alien” Hopkins and Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev beginning at 10:45 p.m. ET/PT. Continue reading

Sadam Ali, Anthony Peterson In Saturday’s Sho Extreme Fights

NEW YORK (Aug. 5, 2014) – Leading to the SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® tripleheader telecast on Saturday, Aug. 9 (live on SHOWTIME® 9 p.m. ET/PT; delayed on the West Coast) from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., featuring unified world champion Danny Garcia taking on the pride of Pittsburgh, Rod Salka, SHOWTIME will televise an exciting lineup of preliminary fights on SHOWTIME EXTREME® (SHO EXTREME, live at 7 p.m. ET/PT; delayed on the West Coast). Continue reading

Sadam Ali, Anthony Peterson, Marcus Browne back in action on Aug 9

Brooklyn, New York (July 31) – Before the SHOWTIME tripleheader featuring Unified Super Lightweight World Champion Danny “Swift” Garcia taking on “Lightning” Rod Salka plus two world championship fights on Saturday, Aug. 9 from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY will be host to a stacked lineup of undercard bouts featuring top East Coast prospects as well as the WBO Intercontinental Welterweight Championship title defense by Sadam “World Kid” Ali against Jeremy Bryan. Continue reading