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YURI FOREMAN RETURNS TO BROADWAY BOXING ON JULY 24; HEATHER HARDY TO APPEAR ON MACY’S FOURTH OF JULY FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR

New York, NY (7/3/13) – On Wednesday, July 24, DiBella Entertainment (DBE) and 50 Cent’s SMS Promotions will return to Roseland Ballroom for the latest installment of the Broadway Boxing series. Former junior middleweight champion Yuri Foreman (30-2-0-1NC, 8 KOs) will headline this card that also includes the popular and undefeated female junior featherweight, Heather Hardy (5-0). Continue reading

Foreman defeats King; Jo Jo Dan decisions Frias

324New York, NY (4/4/13) – Earlier tonight, DiBella Entertainment presented the latest edition of its Broadway Boxing series, before yet another sold-out crowd at NYC’s historic Roseland Ballroom. Headlining the stacked nine-bout card was comebacking former junior middleweight world champion and Brooklyn’s own Yuri Foreman.

In his second comeback fight, since returning to the ring following a long layoff, Foreman squared off against Gundrick King (18-10, 11KO’s) in a six-round junior middleweight matchup. Foreman masterfully outboxed King over six rounds, en route to winning a unanimous decision. Scorecards read 60-54 across the board. King had no answer for the adept footwork and sly defense of Foreman, who continues his quest for another world title opportunity. Continue reading

Weights: Foreman vs. King

New York, NY (4/3/13) – All of the fighters for tomorrow night’s Broadway Boxing card at Roseland Ballroom weighed in earlier today. Below is the official bout sheet for tomorrow night’s show, with weights included. Continue reading

Foreman-King, Del Valle-Wilson & Ion-Frias on April 4th in New York

New York, NY (3/28/13) – On Thursday, April 4, DiBella Entertainment’s Broadway Boxing series returns to Roseland Ballroom in New York City with a stacked 10-bout card featuring an array of talent from top to bottom. As previously announced, the card will feature former World Boxing Association (WBA) junior middleweight champion Yuri Foreman (29-2, 8KO’s), and top contenders Luis “Orlandito” Del Valle (16-1, 11KO’s), WBC #6-rated welterweight Ionut “Jo Jo” Dan Ion (30-2, 17KO’s) and Gabriel “Tito” Bracero (21-1, 4KO’s). Continue reading

Loaded Broadway Boxing Card Announced For April 4!

New York, NY (3/13/13) – On Thursday, April 4, DiBella Entertainment (DBE) will return to Roseland Ballroom for the latest installment of its Broadway Boxing series. The stacked 11-bout card will feature a number of DBE’s top young prospects and contenders including former WBA junior middleweight champion Yuri Foreman, 29-2, 8KO’s, Luis “Orlandito” Del Valle (16-1, 11KO’s) and WBC #6-rated welterweight Ionut “Jo Jo” Dan Ion (30-2, 17KO’s). Also appearing on the card in separate bouts will be two of 50 Cent’s fighters out of his SMS Promotions stable, Luis Olivares and Donte Strayhorn. Continue reading

Foreman decisions Baue; Rosa defeats Wilson

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New York, NY (1/23/12) – Earlier tonight before a completely sold-out crowd at BB King Blues Club & Grill in New York City’s famed Times Square, DiBella Entertainment presented a thrilling nine-bout card featuring some of the truly bright young stars on the DBE roster. Also on the card making his much anticipated return was former WBA junior middleweight champion Yuri Foreman.

Fighting in his first main event as a professional, New Haven’s 21-year-old Luis Rosa was matched against Derrick Wilson, in an eight-round super bantamweight matchup. DBE

It was a great action bout with both fighters having their moments. On more than one occasion, the two stood toe-to-toe throwing bombs, looking to close the show in thrilling fashion. Continue reading

Weights: Foreman vs. Baue

New York, NY (1/22/13) – Tomorrow night at BB King Blues Club & Grill in New York City’s famed Times Square, DiBella Entertainment will present an exciting 10-bout card, featuring a number of DBE’s top up-and-coming prospects as well as the return of former WBA junior middleweight champion Yuri Foreman (28-2, 8KO’s). Below is a complete bout sheet for tomorrow night’s show, with weights included. Continue reading

Yuri Foreman is back!

New York, NY (1/18/13) – Earlier today former WBA junior middleweight champion, Yuri Foreman (28-2, 8KO’s) participated in an open media workout at the Modell’s Sporting Goods flagship store in Times Square. Foreman will be making his much anticipated comeback next Wednesday, January 23, on the DiBella Entertainment card at BB King Blues Club in NYC. Foreman, who will be in action for the first time in nearly two years, is part of a thrilling 10-bout card featuring a number of DBE’s top up-and-coming prospects. Foreman is scheduled to take on Brandon Baue (12-8, 10KO’s) in a six-round junior middleweight special attraction bout. Continue reading

Yuri Foreman battles Brandon Baue on January 23 at BB King Blues club in New York City

New York, NY (1/7/12) – On Wednesday, January 23, former junior middleweight world champion Yuri Foreman (28-2, 8KO’s) will return to the ring for the first time in nearly two years when he takes on Brandon Baue (12-8, 10KO’s) in a special attraction six-round feature bout at BB King Blues club in New York City. The card is promoted by DiBella Entertainment (DBE) and will feature a number of DBE’s top up-and-coming prospects, including unbeatens Lamar Russ (11-0, 7KO’s), Luis Rosa (11-0, 6KO’s) and Delen Parsley (9-0, 2KO’s). A complete list of bouts will be announced shortly. Continue reading