DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. (March 25, 2013) – Fresh from crowning its first world champion, International Boxing Federation (IBF) super featherweight champion Argenis “The Thunderstorm” Mendez (21-2, 11 KOs), fast rising promotional company Acquinity Sports sends out light heavyweight prospect Umberto “El Don” Savigne (10-1, 7 KOs) to make a major statement on this week’s ESPN Friday Night Fights show. … Read Article
NEW YORK (March 24, 2013) – Six-Time and Four-Division World Champion Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero will hit the east coast to do a media blitz with two of the biggest Christian Networks starting Monday March 25th. First visit will be on CBN’s “The 700 Club” where he and his wife Casey will talk about their incredible testimony with host Pat Robertson. Later in the evening “The Ghost” will make an appearance on TBN’s “Praise the … Read Article
New York, NY (March 25, 2013) — Hank Ratner, president and chief executive officer of The Madison Square Garden Company, today announced that distinguished sports executive, Dave Howard, has joined the company as president, MSG Sports, effective April 9. In this role, Mr. Howard will be responsible for running the business operations of the New York Knicks, New York Rangers, New York Liberty and Hartford Whale, as well as the management of the company’s Sports … Read Article
WORLD BOXING COUNCIL NEWS
March 25, 2013 – Mexico City.
From the office of WBC President Dr. José Sulaimán:
The following is one of the weekly “Hook to the Liver” columns that are published in El Universal every Sunday. From March 24, translated from Spanish:… Read Article
SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO – The 25th WBO Annual Convention will take place in Budapest, Hungary this year, 2013, and a few months before, in August, as announced today WBO President, Francisco “Paco” Valcarcel.… Read Article
Palm Beach, FL (March 24, 2013) – Boxing star Lucian Bute will host his upcoming training camp at the Palm Beach Boxing Center in Palm Beach, FL.
Bute, 33-1 (24 KO’s), is one of the biggest ticket draws in boxing and held the IBF Super Middleweight crown for more than four years. A Quebec native by way of Romania, Bute defeated unbeaten Denis Grachev for the NABF Light Heavyweight championship in front of a sold … Read Article
CANASTOTA, NY – MARCH 25, 2013 – The International Boxing Hall of Fame announced today welterweight contender and 1950s television star Gasper Ortega will return to Canastota for festivities planned for the 24th Annual Hall of Fame Induction Weekend set for June 6-9th.… Read Article
Hot British talent Paul Butler says his stunning KO of Anwar Alfadli has given him a massive lift ahead of his Commonwealth Super-Flyweight title challenge next month.… Read Article
(COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.) – Registration for the 2013 USA Boxing National Championships, April 1-6, in Spokane, Wash., is complete and 478 athletes have entered the United States’ premier Olympic-style boxing event. Five divisions of action will be contested at the 2013 USA Boxing National Championships with the elite men boasting the most competitors with 185 registered athletes. The 10 winners in the men’s elite division will advance to the 2013 AIBA Men’s World Championships. … Read Article
Tacoma, WA (March 24th, 2012) – Recently signed Halquist Productions’ fighter, Zahir Raheem fought for the first time in two years in Tacoma, WA in the Main Event of Battle at the Boat 91 at the Emerald Queen Casino. Raheem went up against a tough Santos Pakau (28-7-2, 11 KO’s) training out of the Round 3 Boxing Gym in Toppenish, WA.… Read Article