Hyannis, Massachusetts [July 29, 2015] – Pro Boxing Returns Cape Cod for the first time in nearly a decade August 8th at the Hyannis Youth & Community Center (HYCC) in Hyannis, MA. Tickets are available now at CapeCodBoxing.com. Below are some fun facts about the August 8th event.… Read Article
Hyannis, Massachusetts [July 27, 2015] – Pembroke’s Vinnie Carita (9-1-1, 9 KO’s) will still be in action on Saturday, August 8th at the Hyannis Youth & Community Center (HYCC) as part of the Boston Boxing Promotions event headlined by the Northeast Heavyweight Championship fight between Hyannis’ Jesse Barboza (9-1-1, 5 KO’s) vs. Jesse Oltmanns (10-5, 7 KO’s). Carita, however, will now have to pick on someone his own size.… Read Article
Tampa, FL: The popular series of “Boxeo TELEMUNDO Ford” returns to “The Boxing City” Tampa, Florida with an exciting show, on Friday, July 31st at the traditional A La Carte Event Pavilion. … Read Article
A permanent memorial to pioneering black boxer Bill Richmond (1763-1829) will be unveiled by Earl George Percy at the Tom Cribb pub, in Panton Street, London on Wednesday 26 August 2015 at 2pm.
A portrait of Richmond and a plaque summarizing his amazing life and career will adorn 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 achieve international fame … Read Article
The WBA will utilize the Pod Index to review two title fights Saturday night.
Three anonymous judges will score the championship bout between WBA/IBF/WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev and Najib Mohammedi at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas by watching HBO with the sound muted.… Read Article
It’s been an exciting year for Dejan Zavec (aka Jan Zaveck) so far, but the reigning WBF superwelterweight world champion and the former IBF welterweight world champion believes the best is yet to come. After defeating Sasha Yengoyan (now 32-2-1) in epic brave-heart bout in full packed arena in Maribor in April, Zavec has new doors opened for him. … Read Article
This past Saturday in Macao, China, #1 ranked lightweight contender Denis Shafikov improved to 36-1-1 (20KO’s) with a third round knockout of Roy Mukhlis, 27-5-3 (21KO’s) at the Cotai Arena in Macao, China. … Read Article
Manuel Rey Rojas is set to fight Chris Singleton for the vacant Universal Boxing Organization Latino Lightweight title on Saturday August 8, 2015 at the Waco Convention Center in Waco, Texas.
Fighting out of Dallas Texas, Rojas turned professional in 2011 and racked up nine straight victories before hitting a rough patch in 2014, losing twice in a row on points to Alexis Del Bosque (4-2) in Forth Worth and Casey Ramos (18-0) in San … Read Article
Anthony Mundine’s Team responds to Team Andrade claims that Mundine has reneged on a deal to fight Demetrius Andrade:
We’d like to clarify the misinformation released by Team Andrade regarding negotiations of a potential WBO Junior Middleweight World Title fight between Demetrius Andrade and Anthony Mundine.
Statements made by Team Andrade are inaccurate. The original author, as well as many subsequent articles published since, have all failed to contact us to obtain Mundine’s side of … Read Article
WBA Vice President Gilberto Jesus Mendoza has ordered an official scoring review of Saturday’s championship fight in Manchester, England between WBA World lightweight champion Darleys Perez and Anthony Crolla.
The Pod Index will conduct the review on behalf of the WBA and will utilize ten judges—five judges will score it using the full point system and five will have the option to use half points.
The results of the review will be published as soon … Read Article