New Bedford, Massachusetts [September 26, 2016] – It has been over two decades since a professional boxing event took place in the Whaling City. That drought will come to an end on Saturday, November 12, 2016 when Boston Boxing Promotions presents “All-Pro Boxing” at New Bedford High School featuring New Bedford resident Briam “Bam Bam” Granado (1-1-1, 1 KO), as well as local favorite “The American Nightmare” Vinnie Carita (14-1-1, 13 KOs) in a special … Read Article
Six months out of the ring and a training camp which he described as ‘hell’ didn’t stop Simon Barclay from putting in a satisfying performance on September 23rd where the Cruiserweight beat Latvia’s Florians Strupits 60-54 on the scorecard, and back to winning ways, in the headline fight on Longshots Sports ‘Redemption’ show.… Read Article
Young undefeated light heavyweight Anthony Sims Jr. of Indianapolis has signed a promotional contract with world-renowned Hall of Fame boxing promoter Don King.
The 21-year-old Sims has a professional record of 12-0 record with 11 knockouts. He’s a former No. 1-ranked United States amateur and earned a bronze medal at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Boxing Trials at the age of 17, becoming the youngest U.S. light heavyweight in the history of USA boxing to capture … Read Article
Simon Barclay is set to enter the ring for the first time since he lost his English Title challenge by headlining Longshots Sports’ ‘Redemption’ show in Corby, Northamptonshire on Friday night.
Barclay was last out in March when he agreed to be a late step-in opponent for English Cruiserweight Champion Matty Askin. The fight finished in unfortunate style for Barclay when a massive first round effort by Askin caught Simon off-guard and resulted with the … Read Article
Peter Fury is urging fans to get along to the Lancashire County Cricket Club in Manchester on October 1 to watch the next big sensation in heavyweight boxing.
Already the trainer of current world champion Tyson Fury, along with talented son Hughie, it’s fair to say Peter knows a good heavyweight when he sees one – and Con Sheehan has got him excited. … Read Article
Heavyweight contender Chazz “The Gentleman” Witherspoon (35-3, 27 KOs) is set to headline a historic night of Professional and amateur boxing at the Sun National Bank Center in Trenton, New Jersey on Saturday night. This will be the first actual New Jersey Pro-Am show in the last thirty years and also done by a female Promoter in Renee Aiken of Boss Lady Promotions. The Amateur portion will pit fighters from New York and New Jersey … Read Article
Irish middleweight fighter Andy Lee, (34W-3L-1D, 24KOs) is eager to return to the ring following some time off after his WBO world title majority decision loss to Billy Joe Saunders on December 19, 2015.
Lee an experienced world class operator is a formidable opponent for any of the top middleweight fighters such as Danny Jacobs, Gennady Golovkin, Canelo Alvarez and Miguel Cotto.… Read Article
Tickets for the highly anticipated showdown between former Super Bantamweight World Champion Wilfredo Vázquez Jr. and former Super Bantamweight and Featherweight World Champion Juan Manuel López, “GUERRA EN EL CLEMENTE”, will go on sale Wednesday, September 7 at 12:00 noon ET.
Tickets are priced at $200 (Red Carpet), $100 (Ring Side), $75 (Palco), $40 (Preference), and $20 (General Admission), not including applicable service charges, and can be purchased at Ticketpop.com, Ticketpop locations (all Walmart stores … Read Article
Quotes from Fridays press conference in Oslo, Norway
Four weeks before the historical bout in Oslo, Norway, the two participants met media and fans at The Thief Hotel. Despite the fact that Anne Sophie Mathis is by many considered to be «the female Mike Tyson» Cecilia Braekhus came ut offensivly:
– One of is going down in Oslo. And it will not be me, said Braekhus. The colombian-born Norwegian goes «all in» and puts her … Read Article
A nationally recognized venue for legendary, fight-of-the-year-level boxing events, Turning Stone Resort Casino will now become one of the very first venues in New York to host professional MMA fights. On Friday, October 14, MMA fans will experience an evening of the full-contact combat sport at the Turning Stone Event Center, the resort’s 5,000 seat arena. The October 14th event is presented by Combate Americas and Tuff-N-Uff, both making their east coast debuts at Turning … Read Article