CHICAGO, IL- Tickets for “THE BIG FIGHT 2,” at U.S. Cellular Field, home of the Chicago White Sox, presented by “The Promoters” and “The Illinois Sports Facilities Authority,” (ISFA) will go on sale Wednesday, June 12, 2013. This historic event marks the return of boxing to the South Side of Chicago after more than 50 years.… Read Article
Adam Booth trains David Haye and George Groves – and reckons Michael Maguire has more talent than both.
Booth regarded Maguire as “probably the most naturally talented fighter I’ve ever worked with” and compared him to ring legend Roberto Duran for his fighting ferocity and boxing brain.… Read Article
Bethlehem, PA-Three rising junior welterweights and one comebacking young veteran highlight the undercard of the NBC Sports Network Fight Night boxing series card on Friday evening, June 14, at the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem.… Read Article
Come out and meet Bridgeport PA’s own “Lightning” Harry Joe Yorgey (26-2-1, 12Ko’s) at 7:30PM on Tuesday night at the Limerick Diner as he finishes his training and is ready to speak candidly about his vaunted rematch against “Vicious” Julius Kennedy (7-5-1, 3KO’s) to be held at the Valley Forge Casino Resort on Saturday night … Read Article
Leading boxing promoter Frank Warren has today (10th June 2013) announced a major multi-fight agreement for the Copper Box Arena with venue operator GLL, the UK’s largest Social Enterprise. The deal will guarantee that world class boxing will be at the heart of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park sports offering and re-enforces East London as the spiritual home of boxing in the UK. It comes less than one month before the North of the Park re-opens … Read Article
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – (June 8, 2013) Five time World Boxing Champion Antonio “Magic Man” Tarver is no stranger to overcoming the odds. The Orlando, Florida native who shocked the world with his one punch knockout of the great Roy Jones Jr. is poised to prove doubters wrong and make his return to the ring. “This has been a long tough year for me being away from the sport of boxing. Iʼve learned a lot … Read Article
Former world title challenger Rico “Suave” Hoye (23-3, 15 KO’s), has officially opted out of retirement after discussing his future with his family and friends. Hoye, the former #1 IBF light heavyweight in the world decided to return to the sport of boxing but this time campaign in the heavyweight division.
Hoye, had a breakthrough year in 2003. Besides cracking the top 10 in the World Boxing Organization (WBO), he won both the North American … Read Article
On Friday night June 14th, once-beaten Featherweight contender, Jorge “King” Diaz returns to the ring and the national stage as he will take place In the ten round co-featured when he takes on Yenifel Vicente at the South Mountain Arena in West Orange, NJ.… Read Article
A 12-round showdown between all-action warrior Alfredo “El Perro” Angulo and top rated super welterweight contender Erislandy Lara for the vacant WBA Interim Super Welterweight World Championship which is presented in association with Blue Wave Group and a 12-round fight between veteran Demetrius Hopkins and unbeaten phenom Jermell Charlo for Hopkins’ USBA Junior Middleweight Championship and Charlo’s WBC Continental Americas Super Welterweight Championship. Preliminary fights will air on SHOWTIME EXTREME at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT (delayed … Read Article
It was just over 3 years ago that Heavyweight prospect Gerald Washington realized that his career was better suited for the squared circle than the gridiron. After a successful career at the University of Southern California (USC) and subsequent tryouts for NFL teams, Washington decided to try his fate in the sweet science.
His choice of career change would be a good one as Washington did well in the amateur ranks and decided to turn … Read Article