The British Amateur Boxing Association (BABA), which runs the World Class Performance Programme (WCPP) for Olympic boxing, has confirmed that the 2012 Olympic bantamweight gold medallist, Luke Campbell MBE, will not be part of the GB Boxing squad in the 2013-17 Rio Cycle.… Read Article
April 22, 2013 – Bay Area boxer legend Luis Molina, who was San Jose native recently passed away. Molina was the cousin of Bob Santos who manages Six-Time and Four-Division world champion Robert Guerrero. Molina was close to Guerrero and was the person who stamped the approval for Bob Santos to the young phenom in the amateurs. … Read Article
After one year of inactivity, Puerto Rican super featherweight puncher, Miguel “Mikito” Soto ( 11-0, 11 KO ) returned with his power by defeating John Wampash ( 1-8-2, 1KO ) by TKO in fourth round, in a boxing card celebrated last Saturday, April 20, at the Manuel “Petaca” Iguina Coliseum in Arecibo, Puerto Rico.… Read Article
The fifth annual Battle of the Badges (BOB5), featuring amateur boxing matches between the Massachusetts Correctional Officer Boxing Team (MCO) and Suffolk County (New York) Correctional Officers boxing teams, on Saturday night, May 18, at Fox Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut.… Read Article
Renda has been added to the big show at the Arena on Saturday, May 11 and knows a big fight will be next if he wins. Boxing bosses last week made Renda the mandatory challenger for the English middleweight title held by Danny Butler – and promoter Robert Waterman hopes to bring the big fight to the city in July. Renda said: “This is fantastic news.… Read Article
by TMZ – Legendary fighter Micky Ward wants to make it clear to the world … he has NO relationship with dead bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev — despite a photo which reportedly shows them arm-in-arm.
Micky’s agent tells TMZ he’s been hammered with calls ever since the 2006 photo was posted on a local Boston news site.
We can’t confirm it’s actually Tamerlan in the photo, but it sure looks like him. Nonetheless, a rep … Read Article
Undefeated World Boxing Organization (WBO) middleweight champion Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin (28-0, 20 KOs) has dedicated his April 27th world title fight to victims of the recent Boston Marathon bombings and their families. Quillin will make his first world title defense on Saturday night, Apr. 27, against challenger Fernando Guerrero (25-1, 19 KOs), live on Showtime Championship Boxing, from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.… Read Article
New boxing promoter Mick Gatto is thrilled to bring out American and Middleweight, Super Middleweight & Cruiserweight and two time Ring Magazine Fighter of the Year, James “Lights Out” Toney to Australia to fight in the main event against Australia’s undefeated Heavyweight boxing champion Lucas “Big Daddy” Browne in Melbourne’s Convention and Exhibition Centre on Sunday 28th April from 2pm.
“Im looking forward to coming to Australia where I’ll be fighting Lucas “The Clown” Browne … Read Article
Hall Of Fame Boxing Announcer Al Bernstein, will be ringside to call the Super Welterweight title unification match between WBC
Champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and WBA Champ Austin Trout on February 20th in San Antonio Texas. The fight will be shown on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING.… Read Article
Puerto Rican, Miguel “Mikito” Soto ( 10-0, 10 KO’s ) will be in action this Saturday, April 20 at the Manuel Iguina Coliseum in Arecibo, Puerto Rico.
Soto has been out of action since April 13, 2012, when in the main event defeated experienced Mexican, Leopoldo González by way of knockout at 2 minutes and 16 seconds of the first round in a card held Hatillo, Puerto Rico.
“Although I have not fought for a … Read Article