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Skipp Scott Hears From Fans Worldwide, Voicing Their Support: ‘He should have been disqualified. It was a blatant foul.’

Heavyweight contender Skipp “Strictly Business” Scott says he has heard from hundreds of boxing fans around the world who support his efforts to have his controversial “loss” to Gerald Washington reversed.

Scott trained hard for the biggest fight of his life to date, a FOX Sports 1- and FOX Deportes-televised showdown against fellow up-and-comer Gerald “El Gallo Negro” Washington on Thursday, April 3, at the Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, California, only to have his night ended early by a blatantly illegal punch thrown by Washington. Continue reading

Team Skipp Scott Files Protest Over Controversial ‘Knockout’ Loss to Gerald Washington

Hall of Fame Trainer Jessie Reid: California Commission must step in and do the right thing here

Hall of Fame Trainer Jessie Reid and promoter Kerry Daigle of Keeppunching Entertainment say the California Boxing Commission has a clear duty to correct the mistake made by referee Lou Moret in the Skipp “Strictly Business” Scott vs. Gerald “El Gallo Negro” Washington fight, held on Thursday, April 3, at the Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, California. Continue reading

Interview with Skipp Scott and Promoter Kerry Daigle: ‘We’ll see what happens to Washington when he gets cracked.’

Heavyweight Skipp “Strictly Business” Scott (16-1, 10 KOs), and his promoter, Kerry Daigle of Keeppunching Entertainment, sat down for an interview today about Scott’s upcoming nationally televised showdown.

The 6′ 8″ Scott, of Houston, Texas, is in the final stages of training to meet fellow up-and-coming prospect Gerald “El Gallo Negro” Washington (11-0, 8 KOs) in the 10-round co-main event on Thursday, April 3, when Golden Boy Live! presents “Night Of The Heavyweights,” a tripleheader of heavyweight action on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes, from the Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, California. Continue reading

4/3 Golden Boy Live! Main event contender announced, meet & greet with Gerry Cooney

INDIO, CA (Mar. 25) – The April 3 FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes tripleheader is now complete, as former world heavyweight title challenger Monte “Two Gunz” Barrett returns to the ring to face unbeaten Cuban contender Luis Ortiz in the main event of the highly anticipated “Night of the Heavyweights” Golden Boy Live! event at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif.

In previously announced televised heavyweight bouts, Vallejo, California’s Gerald “El Gallo Negro” Washington risks his perfect professional record in the 10-round co-main event against Houston’ Skipp “Strictly Business” Scott and 2012 U.S. Olympian Dominic “Trouble” Breazeale goes for 10 straight wins when he takes on veteran standout Nagy Aguilera. Continue reading

Skipp Scott Prepares to Upset the Apple Cart: Don’t Believe the Hype About Washington. I’m the Next ‘Big’ Thing!

Towering heavyweight giant Skipp “Strictly Business” Scott (16-1, 10 KOs), the 6′ 8″ native of Houston, Texas, would like to set the record straight about his upcoming fight with heavily hyped, but untested Gerald “El Gallo Negro” Washington (11-0, 8 KOs).

The two mammoth heavyweights (Washington stands 6′ 5″) will collide in the 10-round co-main event on Thursday, April 3, when Golden Boy Live! presents “Night Of The Heavyweights,” a tripleheader of heavyweight action on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes, from the Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, California. Continue reading

American Heavyweight Skipp Scott Ready for Big Test

One of the “hidden giants” on the American heavyweight scene, Houston, Texas big man Skipp “Strictly Business” Scott (15-1, 10 KOs) will begin to come out of the shadows on Thursday, January 10, as he takes a big step up in competition.

Fighting in one of the 10-round featured bouts at promoter Lou Savarese’s “Rumble on the Bayou” event at the Bayou City Event Center in Houston, the 6′ 8″ 255-lb Scott will face Trinidad And Tobago veteran Kertson “Warrior” Manswell (23-6, 17 KOs) for the vacant World Boxing Foundation International Heavyweight title. Continue reading

Skipp Scott Interview: “I Want KO’s!”

photoBy James Slater: Houston’s very own heavyweight hope Skipp “Strictly Business” Scott is set for his next fight on January 10th. The 6’8” giant, last seen scoring a 1st-round KO back in May to improve his record to an impressive 15-1(10) will face the experienced Kertson Manswell of Trinidad and Tobago, and Skipp says he wants to “make a statement” in the Lou Savarese-promoted bout that will kick off 2013.

Here, Skipp speaks about his upcoming fight with “The Warrior:”

James Slater: You will be back in action in January, correct, Skipp?

Skipp Scott: That’s correct, yes.

J.S: And do you know who you will be fighting, and where? Continue reading