The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) has announced KLITSCHKO as nominee for the 34th Annual Sports Emmy® Awards. The Awards will be given out at the prestigious Frederick P. Rose Hall on Tuesday, May 7th, 2013 in New York City.… Read Article
One of the unheralded stars of Namibian boxing is Joseph ‘Smokey’ Hilongwa. A former Olympian and former Namibian National Flyweight champion, the unbeaten Hilongwa currently holds the WBA African title. … Read Article
By Kevin Chittenden: British/Commonwealth middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders (17-0, 10 KO’s) proved tonight that he’s good enough to beat a domestic level junior middleweight fighting out of his weight class in beating Matthew Hall (25-7, 17 KO’s) by a 12 round unanimous decision at the York Hall, Bethnal Green, London, United Kingdom.
The judges scored it 120-108, 120-109, 119-110. After the fight, Hall said he’s retiring from the sport. He doesn’t want to take … Read Article
LOS ANGELES, March 21 – Boxing fans and sports enthusiasts have spoken to the tune of approximately 50,000 tickets purchased for the unprecedented three consecutive weekends of mega-events in April and May, all of which are promoted by Golden Boy Promotions.
The three-week marathon of championship boxing excellence begins with the WBC and WBA Super Welterweight Unification bout between Canelo Alvarez and Austin Trout at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas on Saturday April 20 … Read Article
Arthur Pelullo’s Banner Promotions is excited about the signing of undefeated Jr. Lightweight Evgenii Chuprakov to an exclusive promotional contract. Chuprakov will make his American debut on March 29th as part of an ESPN’s Friday Night Fights event at the Turning Stone Resort in Verona, New York.
Chuprakov, 22 years old of Ekaterinburg, Russia has already amassed a perfect professional record of 4-0 with two of his wins coming by knockout.… Read Article
PHILADELPHIA – They aren’t scheduled to fight until April 20th, but Tyson Fury and Steve Cunningham almost fought round one at last week’s explosive press conference in New York City.The episode was an ordinary fight announcement event until Irish import Tyson Fury revved up the rhetoric and began some serious trash-talking.
Fury pulled no punches and promised to not only KO the former two-time champion but to end his career as well.Fury’s tirade included calling … Read Article
Lausanne, Switzerland, 21 March 2013 – The last match of this quarter-finals’ week-end will see an all-Argentinean squad taking on Group B winners, Astana Arlans Kazakhstan on Sunday 24 March (22:00 local time) in Caseros, Buenos Aires. Expect an exciting face-off between fearless Condors and experienced Kazakh.… Read Article
By Anthony Jeffrey: It’s been almost 2 years since David Haye’s fuse was snuffed out by Wladimir Klitschko. However, after muting the trash-talking Londoner it’s pretty much been business as usual for the Klitschkos – back to beating down unknown, out-of-shape bums.
But even though his self-proclaimed prophecy didn’t quite manifest against Wlad, Haye still has a good enough case for taking on Vitali Klitschko. True, the brash Brit got soundly beaten and was unable … Read Article
BoxNation (Sky Ch. 437/Virgin Ch. 546) is delighted to welcome Commonwealth Super-Middleweight Champion George Groves back to the Channel Of Champions this Saturday night with LIVE and exclusive coverage in the UK of his fight in Germany.
The unbeaten Hammersmith star takes on Syrian Baker Barakat in an eight-round contest at the GETEC Arena in Magdeburg on the undercard of WBO World Super-Middleweight Champion Arthur Abraham’s title defence and rematch against Robert Stieglitz.… Read Article
Below is the weigh in video plus an interview with Darnell Boone in advance of his rematch with IBF Number one ranked Super Middleweight Adonis Stevenson. Stevenson will look to avenge his only professional loss. The fighters will meet Friday night at the Bell Centre in Montreal and will headline a card that will be seen LIVE on Wealth TV and www.wealth.tv.com beginning at 7pm est.
WealthTV is the premier lifestyle and entertainment network —the … Read Article