Philadelphia, PA (September 1, 2015) – XFINITY Live! Philadelphia is set to unveil a new 12-foot bronze statue commemorating Joe Frazier, one of the most iconic Philadelphia athletes in history, during a free, open-to-the-public ceremony at XFINITY Live! on Saturday, September 12 at 1 p.m. XFINITY Live! and Joe Hand Promotions were the lead contributors for this memorial.… Read Article
A permanent memorial to pioneering black boxer Bill Richmond (1763-1829) was unveiled by Earl George Percy at the Tom Cribb pub, in Panton Street, London on Wednesday 26 August 2015 at 2.30pm.
A plaque consisting of a portrait of Richmond and a summary of his amazing life and career now adorns the wall of the historic pub owned by Shepherd Neame brewery in recognition of Richmond’s position in history as the first black sportsman to … Read Article
Los Angeles, CA (August 28, 2015) Thursday night, top super featherweight prospect “BEKMAN” SOYLYBAEV stormed to his sixth professional victory taking a six round unanimous decision over JOSE LUIS “Tapitas” ARAIZA impressing the sold out crowd of boxing fans at The Hangar at the Orange County Fair and Events Center in Costa Mesa, California.… Read Article
WASHINGTON, D.C., U.S.A. – On Friday night, September 11, 2015, at The Chelsea inside The Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada, 22-year-old Top Rank light welterweight professional boxer, Mike “Yes Indeed” Reed (Washington, D.C./Waldorf, MD/pro record: 15-0-0, 8 KOs) will take on Antonio “Aztec God of War” Canas (Chicago, Illinois/pro record: 10-1-1, 4 KOs) in an 8 round bout. Reed-Canas will take place on “The MetroPCS Friday Night Knockout on truTV” non-televised undercard on Mexican … Read Article
By Jon Collins: Lightweight Sam Smith has given Leeds boxing both an Anadin and a dose of Zip fuel.
3-0 as a pro, the two Eastern European opponents she faced in her first two bouts were so out of their depth it’s a wonder they even made it onto the plane. They were disposed of, quickly and brutally, in a combined total of 90 odd seconds.… Read Article
Murphys Boxing is please to announce that we have signed a promotional contract with Lightweight Stephen “The Rock” Ormond. Stephen (18-2 9KO’s) who hails from Dublin, Ireland is the type of all action, come forward fighter that instantly makes fans of anyone watching him. Much like his training partner Spike O’Sullivan, Ormond is a relentless fighter who is use to being in tough fights. In his last fight Ormond, the former WBO European Lightweight Champion … Read Article
PETA Relaunches Lightweight Champ’s Ad Campaign, Auctions Off Two VIP Tickets to Historic Fight vs. Ricardo Mayorga… Read Article
Los Angeles, CA (August 20, 2015) Standout super featherweight prospect “BEKMAN” SOYLYBAEV will face battle tested Mexican veteran JOSE LUIS “Tapitas” ARAIZA in a scheduled six rounder next Thursday, August 27 at The Hangar at the Orange County Fair and Events Center in Costa Mesa, California.… Read Article
USA Wrestling today announced UFC® as an official sponsor of the 2015 World Wrestling Championships, which will be held from Monday, September 7 through Saturday, September 12 at the Orleans Arena, adjacent to The Orleans Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. … Read Article