DiBella Entertainment (“DBE”), the most active boxing promoter in New York and one of the foremost in the United States, announced Friday that it has released its dates on hold with the New York State Athletic Commission through the end of the year, effectively ending the boxing program in New York until at least 2017. The announcement is a direct result of New York’s new insurance requirements, which have made it impossible for promoters to … Read Article
Russian welterweight Radzhab Butaev improved to 3-0 (3 KOs) last night with a fourth-round knockout over Jonathan Batista at the Grady Cole Center, in Charlotte, NC. Butaev began pumping a stiff jab early on out-boxing Batista, whose roughhouse tactics cost him two points for low blows. In round two, Butaev landed a thudding left hook to the ribs from which his foe never really recovered. A left hook-straight right combination in the fourth felled Batista … Read Article
On Saturday, November 19, DiBella Entertainment will return to the Fox Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino, in Mashantucket, CT, for the latest installment of its popular Broadway Boxing series, presented by Cedars Mediterranean Foods, Nissan of Queens, Azad Watches, OPTYX, and Christos Steak House. New Haven’s undefeated Luis Rosa Jr. (22-0, 10 KOs) will headline the card facing Japan’s Ryosuke Iwasa (22-2, 14 KOs), in an IBF junior featherweight world title eliminator scheduled for 12 … Read Article
Female boxing sensation Amanda Serrano (29-1-1, 22 KOs) will fight in Puerto Rico for the second time this year when she takes on Hungarian Alexandra Lazar tomorrow, October 18, at the Hotel Caribe Hilton, in San Juan, during the annual WBO Convention, with the vacant WBO junior featherweight title at stake.… Read Article
Fighting in his hometown of Philadelphia for the first time in three years, junior lightweight contender Tevin Farmer (22-4-1, 5 KOs) will challenge Orlando Rizo (19-7, 11 KOs) this evening in a battle of southpaws at 2300 Arena.
Following a handful of amateur bouts and a 7-4-1 start as a pro, Farmer’s career prospects looked dim. However, he rededicated himself after his last defeat in 2012 to Jose Pedraza, now the IBF junior lightweight champion, … Read Article
Chic Undefeated Middleweight Prospect ALANTEZ “SLYAZA” FOX, (20-0-1, 9 KO’s) will face hard-hitting Colombian RONALD “SALVAJE” MONTES, (17-3-0, 15 KO’s) in the eight-round co-main event at “FORUM FIGHTS 1” on Friday, September 30, at the UIC FORUM in Downtown Chicago and telecast LIVE nationally on CBS Sports Network (9:00 p.m. ET).… Read Article
While Ivan Baranchyk (11-0, 10KO’s) was born in Russia, grew up in Belarus and now lives in New York, if you ask any boxing fan in Miami, OK, he is one of their own. Tonight, the undefeated light welterweight terror, nicknamed “The Beast”, will look to once again impress when he makes his third straight appearance at Buffalo Run Casino. Baranchyk is set to square off against former Chinese amateur standout and fellow undefeated prospect … Read Article
This Friday, DiBella Entertainment and Tony Holden Productions in association with Roc Nation Sports present an exciting ShoBox: The New Generation quadrupleheader, live on SHOWTIME (10pm ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast) from Buffalo Run Casino in Miami, OK.… Read Article
With much attention in boxing focused on the light heavyweight division, DiBella Entertainment (DBE) has continued to build up its roster with a slew of rising prospects and established contenders at that weight. DBE has added to its impressive stable by signing undefeated light heavyweight prospect Joseph Williams (10-0, 7KOs), of Far Rockaway, Queens, NY.
“I am very happy to have signed with Lou DiBella,” said Williams. “My team and I believe that I have … Read Article
DiBella Entertainment’s (DBE) undefeated former Olympians Lenin Castillo and Jonathan Alonso picked up impressive victories over the weekend in the Dominican Republic. The light heavyweight Castillo (15-0-1, 10KO’s) scored a second-round KO over Colombian Jose Miguel Torres (31-9, 27KO’s) while the super lightweight Alonso (11-0, 4KO’s) pounded out an eight-round unanimous decision over Venezuelan Jherson Perez (5-3, 3KO’s).… Read Article