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Adonis Stevenson facing Tommy Karpency on September 11th in Toronto

Adonis Stevenson the WBC and lineally recognized light heavyweight world champion (26-1, 21KOs) has announced that he will take on #9 rated WBC contender and massive underdog Tommy Karpency (25-4-1, 14KOs) on September 11th at the Ricoh Coliseum, in Toronto Ontario Canada. The title tilt will be televised by Premier Boxing Champions on Spike TV. Continue reading

Adonis Stevenson fights Tommy Karpency, Sept 11th in Toronto

In a rather underwhelming piece of news, WBC light heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson has confirmed that his next opponent will be American Tommy Karpency, in a fight that will be from the Ricoh Coliseum, Toronto. The bout will be broadcast by Spike TV and feature as a Premier Boxing Champions event.

Karpency, who is ranked WBC #9 will rightly be seen as a poor choice of opponent for the champion, who was last out in April, getting the UD not over veteran former 168 lb champ Sakio Bika. Continue reading

Foxwoods Boxing Recap – Barthelemy Retains his IBF Title over Saucedo

The number three Ring Magazine Junior Lightweight Pugilist, Rances “Kid Blast” Barthelemy dominated former world title challenger, Fernando David “El Vasco” Saucedo as he won every round en route to a twelve round unanimous decision by three scorecards, 120-108. He also made his first successful defense of the Junior Lightweight International Boxing Federation Title that he won in July over former defending champion, Argenis Mendez.

Barthelemy controlled the action throughout this bout as he outworked and out landed Saucedo. He landed more effective and accurate punches, especially power shots which he connected on half of them. Continue reading

Dawson’s loss to Karpency in showcase fight puts his career in a bad position

Last Saturday night former IBF/WBC light heavyweight champion Chad Dawson (32-4, 18 KOs) was surprisingly beaten by former world title challenger Tommy Karpency by a 10 round split decision in what was supposed to be a showcase fight for the 32-year-old Dawson at the Foxwoods Resort, in Mashantucket, Connecticut, USA.

Dawson was in shock after the fight, as he felt that he should have been given the decision despite the fact that he clearly injured his left arm in the 7th round. Dawson claimed the injury occurred in the 3rd round. However, he was still using his left arm up until the 7th. Continue reading

Barthelemy beats Saucedo; Martirosyan defeats Nelson; Karpency decisions Dawson

Rances Barthelemy defended his IBF Junior Lightweight World Championship against Fernando David Saucedo with a dominating unanimous decision, scored 120-108 by all three judges, Saturday on SHOWTIME from Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Conn.

Barthelemy (21-0, 12 KOs) controlled the bout from the opening bell and was the more active and accurate fighter, throwing 819 punches to Saucedo’s 382. Saucedo (52-6-3, 8, KOs) tried to counter, but he wasn’t quick enough to land anything meaningful against the elusive Cuban. Barthelemy, who landed 50 percent of his power shots, employed a diverse attack of uppercuts, hooks and jabs and fought with his hands down and by his side for most of the fight. Continue reading

Chad Dawson’s Quest for a Third World Title Continues this Saturday against Tommy Karpency

Former two-time world light heavyweight champion, “Bad” Chad Dawson (32-3, 18KOs) will continue his comeback toward another world title when he squares off against former world title challenger, Tommy Karpency (23-4-1, 14KOs) in a ten round bout on Saturday, October 4, 2014 from the Fox Theater at the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut.

“I`ve had a great camp, my weight is in check and I`m extremely excited to fight this Saturday,” said Dawson. “I`m looking to make a statement in this bout in front of my hometown fans and put the boxing community on notice that I`m back. After I defeat Karpency, I want significant fights in 2015.”

The Dawson vs. Karpency matchup will be televised on Showtime Boxing Special Edition which will headline reigning and undefeated International Boxing Federation (“IBF”) Champion, Rances “Kid Blast” Barthelemy (20-0-0 -1NC, 12KOs) as he defends his super featherweight title against former world title challenger and IBF third ranked, Fernando Saucedo (52-5-3, 8KOs), in the main event. These fights are co-promoted by DiBella Entertainment and Warriors Boxing. Continue reading

Jimenez Ready For Echols; Fonfara-Karpency on Friday

Chicago super middleweight prospect Mike “Hollywood” Jimenez (7-0, 4 KOs) has seemed to have all the tools in his first seven pro fights.

Blessed with natural showmanship, decent punching power and an ever-growing army of loyal fans, Jimenez has been a world beater at the preliminary levels of his career. Continue reading

Trump International Hotel and Tower, Cinespace Chicago Film Studios has partner with Round 3 Productions

Chicago’s Trump International Hotel and Tower along with Cinespace Chicago Film Studios has partnered with Round 3 Productions for two Fight Week Media Events leading up to “World Championship Boxing” set for Friday, NOVEMBER 16 at the UIC Pavilion.

“World Championship Boxing” is headlined by a twelve round IBO Light Heavyweight World Title clash between Chicago’s Polish Prince, Andrzej Fonfara and world title challenger Tommy Karpency of Adah, Pennsylvania. Continue reading

News: Fonfara-Karpency; Juarez vs. Escalante

CHICAGO, IL (October 5, 2012) Advance tickets for “WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING” will go on sale THIS MONDAY with the return of “Chicago’s Polish Prince Andrzej Fonfara” set for FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16, in an IBO Light Heavyweight World Title Bout against former world title challenger Tommy Karpency of Adah, Pennsylvania at Chicago’s UIC Pavilion.

Presented by Round 3 Productions, advance tickets priced at $150, $100, $50 and $30, may be purchased through Ticketmaster (www.ticketmaster.com, phone 1-800-745-3000) or at the UIC Pavilion Box Office (phone 312-413-5700) in addition to the Round 3 Productions Office (phone 708-345-9999). Continue reading