It is Fight Week for local favorites and Top-10 contenders GLEN “Jersey Boy” TAPIA and “Irish” SEANIE MONAGHAN. Both fighters will headline an action-packed boxing card on Friday, May 8, televised live from Prudential Center in Newark, NJ on MetroPCS Friday Night Knockout on truTV, beginning at 10 p.m. ET. The live boxing series is presented by truTV and Top Rank®, and produced in association with HBO Sports®. Continue reading
The MetroPCS Friday Night Knockout on truTV series will feature its second consecutive week of live boxing coverage Friday, May 8, at 10 p.m. ET from Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. The card will feature two title fights, headlined by Top-10 contenders Glen “Jersey Boy” Tapia (23-1, 15 KOs) from Passaic, N.J., and “Irish” Seanie Monaghan (23-0, 15 KOs). Tapia will defend his NABO junior middleweight title against Michel Soro (25-1-1, 15 KOs) from France, with Monaghan defending his WBC Continental Americas light heavyweight title against Cleiton Conceicao (20-6-2, 16 KOs) from Brazil. Continue reading
Local favorites and Top-10 contenders GLEN “Jersey Boy” TAPIA and “Irish” SEANIE MONAGHAN will headline an action-packed boxing card to be televised live on truTV at 10 p.m. ET – on Friday, May 8 from Prudential Center in Newark, NJ.
NEW YORK (October 1, 2013) — The Big Apple’s undefeated Top-10 light heavyweight contender “Irish” SEANIE MONAGHAN hosted a New York Media Workout today at Mendez Boxing gym.
One of New York’s top boxing gate attractions, Monaghan (18-0, 11 KOs), of Long Beach, NY, will be traveling to Las Vegas, for his pay-per-view debut, defending his World Boxing Council (WBC) Continental Americas light heavyweight title against Anthony Caputo-Smith (14-1, 10 KOs), of Kenneth Square, PA. The Monaghan – Smith rumble will open the Timothy Bradley vs. Juan Manuel Márquez pay-per-view telecast on Saturday, October 12, at the Thomas & Mack Center on the campus of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The fights will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View®, beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET / 6:00 p.m. PT. Continue reading
LAS VEGAS, NEV. (June 4, 2013) — Top Rank announced today the signing of undefeated light heavyweight contender “Irish” SEANIE MONAGHAN. One of the top boxing gate attractions in his native New York, Monaghan (18-0, 11 KOs), of Long Beach, NY, captured the World Boxing Council (WBC) Continental Americas light heavyweight title on June 14, 2012, via an eighth-round TKO of Romaro Johnson and successfully defended it last October 24, winning a unanimous decision over Rayco Sanders. Known for his aggressive style and good punching power, especially to the body, Monaghan, 31, is currently world-rated No. 11 by the World Boxing Association (WBA) and No. 18 by the WBC. In last his fight, on April 13, he scored a first-round knockout of Dion Stanley on the undercard of the Nonito Donaire – Guillermo Rigondeaux world junior featherweight championship at Radio City Music Hall. Continue reading
New York, NY (10/24/12) – Earlier tonight before a near capacity crowd at the Roseland Ballroom in New York City, DiBella Entertainment presented the latest installment of its Broadway Boxing series with an action-packed seven-bout card. The evening, sponsored by Manfredi Auto Group, and Newlio.com, was promoted in association with Everlast to support Breast Cancer Awareness month.
Headlining the card was Long Beach, New York’s undefeated light heavyweight “Irish” Seanie Monaghan. This was the third straight headlining bout for Monaghan, who, like always, brought his army of fans over from Long Island with him. On this night, Monaghan squared off against Rayco “War” Saunders in a 10-round light heavyweight title bout, for Monaghan’s WBC Continental America’s belt.
Saunders went the distance with some of the top light heavyweights in the world, including most recently DBE’s world-rated Isaac Chilemba, so Monaghan knew going in that Saunders would be a strong test. Continue reading
New York, NY (10/23/12) – All of the fighters for tomorrow night’s Broadway Boxing card weighed in earlier today at the NYSAC office in downtown Manhattan. Below are the weights for the complete card. The card is promoted by DiBella Entertainment, in association with Everlast, and sponsored by Manfredi Auto Group and Newlio.com. Fight Now TV will broadcast the event live beginning at 9PM E.T.
RED CORNER BLUE CORNER
10 ROUNDS -WBC CONTINENTAL AMERICAS LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP
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DiBella Entertainment’s popular “Broadway Boxing” series returns to FIGHT NOW TV- America’s only 24-hour combat sports and entertainment channel – this Wednesday night (Oct. 24), starting at 9 p/m/ ET, live from the famed Roseland Ballroom in midtown Manhattan.
The 10-round main event showcases popular Long Island light heavyweight “Irish” Seanie Monaghan (15-0, 10 KOs) defending his World Boxing Council (WBC) Americas title against gatekeeper Rayco “War” Saunders (22-17-2, 9 KOs). Continue reading
New York, NY (10/17/12) – Next Wednesday, October 24, Broadway Boxing returns to the Roseland Ballroom in NYC with undefeated light heavyweight Seanie Monaghan (15-0, 10KO’s) defending his WBC Continental Americas light heavyweight title against Rayco “War” Saunders (22-17-2, 9KO’s) in the feature bout of the evening.
In the co-feature, Brooklyn’s Gabriel “Tito” Bracero (19-1, 3KO’s) squares off against hard-hitting Eric Cruz (13-10, 13KO’s) in an eight-round junior welterweight matchup. The card is promoted by DiBella Entertainment (DBE) and sponsored by Manfredi Auto Group, Newlio.com, and Everlast. SNY will broadcast the event tape-delayed. Continue reading