International Boxing Federation Africa (IBF/AFICA) – THURSDAY 16 MAY, 2013 – The most celebrated “IBF Continental Africa Champion” Francis Cheka of Tanzania is shopping for an opponent outside Africa continent for his optional defense of his title for the fourth time. Cheka’s desire for foreign boxers derived from the dismal performances exhibited by Africa boxers he had met so far. “I have yet to see any African boxer who has challenged me aggressively” said the … Read Article
MASHANTUCKET, Conn (May 16, 2013) – The Northeast boxing community is supporting Saturday night’s fifth annual Battle of the Badges (BOB5), featuring amateur matches between the Massachusetts Correctional Officers (MCO)and Suffolk County Correctional Officers Association (SCCOA) boxing teams, in Fox Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut.… Read Article
Hot sensation Felix “Diamante” Verdejo will fight for his first time in a six round bout this Saturday, May 18 in another show of the UniMas Solo Boxeo Tecate program, to be held at the Ruben Zayas Montañez Coliseum in Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico, in a PR Best Boxing Promotions (PRBBP) presentation in association with Top Rank.… Read Article
GB BOXING has selected a 13 man team to compete in the forthcoming European Championships in Minsk, Belarus (1-8 June 2013). It is the first major tournament since London 2012 and the team includes Olympians, Andrew Selby and Josh Taylor.
Flyweight, Selby, is the reigning European Champion and will be defending the title he won at the 2011 tournament in Ankara when he defeated Georgy Balakshin of Russia, 13-10, in the final.… Read Article
International Boxing Federation Africa (IBF/AFICA) DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA– WEDNESDAY 15, MAY, 2013- The die is cast for the “IBF Pan Pacific Jr. Welterweight crown” as Tanzania’s Jonas Segu set his eyes on this luminous title! Jonas coming off with a record of 11(3)-3-1 will go toe to toe with the “IBF Pan Pacific Jr. Welterweight champion” Patomsuk Pathompothong of Thailand who is rated at no 9 by IBF. … Read Article
Las Vegas, NV…..Super featherweight Anthony “Lights Out” Smith makes his pro debut Saturday, May 25 against Denis Madriz, (0-1-1) at the Citizen’s Business Bank Arena in Ontario, CA on a card promoted by All Star Boxing.
Smith is a 20 year old native of Kalamazoo, Michigan now residing in Las Vegas, Nevada and is trained by Jeff and Roger Mayweather at the Mayweather Boxing Club. Part of the newly formed “Mayweather Hit Squad,” Smith touts … Read Article
SAN DIEGO, CA (May 14, 2013)—This Friday night, some of the best prospects in the world will be highlighted on a special night of boxing on Wealth TV and WORDWIDE on www.wealthtv.com. In the main event, undefeated Ghislain Maduma takes on battle tested Saul Carreon in a bout scheduled for ten rounds. In the exciting co-feature, 2008 Olympic Gold Medal, James “Chunky” DeGale will make his North American debut when he takes on former world … Read Article
Paul Butler’s promoter Frank Warren says the Ellesmere Port sensation will become the next big star of British boxing following in the footsteps of Ricky Hatton and Naseem Hamed.
Butler, the British and Commonwealth Super-Flyweight Champion, returns to action on Saturday 15th June at Wembley Arena where he aims to win his third title when he challenges for the Vacant WBO International title, live and exclusive on BoxNation (Sky Ch. 437/Virgin Ch. 546).… Read Article
International Boxing Federation Africa (IBF/AFICA) DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA– TUESDAY 14 MAY, 2013-The IBF Continental Africa Welterweight Champion, Ghanaian Frederick Lawson is going places and this time has raised his ante for the IBF International Welterweight Title against Burkinabe Patrice Sou Toke. Lawson’s charming offensive to the IBF family’s titles rekindles Larry Holmes metaphor with the world’s professional boxing “top-dog”, the IBF when he abandoned his previous world titles for this awesome organization in 1983. … Read Article
NUTLEY, NJ (May 14, 2013)—This past Friday night, John “Apollo Kid” Thompson and Antoine “Action” Douglas remained perfect with bog victories at the Buffalo Run Casino in Miami, Oklahoma.… Read Article