NEW YORK, NY (January 18, 2013)- WBO number-one ranked Jr. Lightweight Juan Carlos “Mini” Burgos (30-1, 20 KOs) and Roman “Rocky Martinez (26-1-1, 16 KOs) stepped onto the scales earlier today at the official weigh in for their WBO world title bout that is set to take place tomorrow, Saturday, January 19th at the Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The match up will be part of a championship tripleheader televised LIVE … Read Article
By Bill Phanco: Mikey Garcia (30-0, 26 KO’s) comes from a big boxing family and he’s had a ton support all throughout his six-year pro career. Thus far Garcia has been matched carefully chosen opposition to the point where his resume may not really tell the true picture of how good or not so good he is as a fighter.
On Saturday night, Garcia will be taking on WBO featherweight champion Orlando Salido (39-11-2, 27 … Read Article
Sampson Lewkowicz of Sampson Boxing and co-promoter Carlos Gonzalez of Best Boxing are proud to officially announce an historic event in which two Panamanians will face two Filipinos for world titles on the same show on March 16, at the luxury Megapolis Convention Center and Hard Rock Hotel of Panama Avenida Balboa in Panama City.… Read Article
Switzerland, 18 January 2013 – Hussars Poland will have been delighted with their night’s work as they defeated the visiting Mexico Guerreros in their Group A clash, consolidating in the process their place in the play-off qualification positions. Dawid Pawel Michelus, Adil Aslanov and Sergei Kuzmin were the stars on the night, delivering an all-important victory for their team at the Hala Znicz in Pruszkow.
The Hussars’ Michelus got the action underway in the Bantamweight … Read Article
Lausanne, Switzerland, 18 January 2013 – Astana Arlans Kazakhstan made it six wins from six in Group B this season with an expertly taken victory at home versus Ukraine Otamans at the Almaty Sports Palace. Kazak team Captain Ruslan Myrsatayev and his compatriots Miras Zhakupov and Samat Bashenov all defeated their opponents whilst Iranian star Ehsan Rouzbahani added to that tally to make it a comprehensive score-line with his maiden World Series of Boxing (WSB) … Read Article
Jack Scales – 2012 proved to be a fruitful year for British boxing, in both the paid and unpaid ranks. The Olympic games showcased a plethora of young talent, whilst the professional game blessed us with emphatic performances from the likes of Carl Froch, Ricky Burns, Kell Brook, Toney Bellew and Carl Frampton. In spite of this success, 2012 still suffered its fair share of disappointment. Price and Fury’s failure to fight for the British … Read Article
Gary Shaw Productions, in association with Grange Old School Boxing and Black Venom Promotions, are pleased to announce a heavyweight showdown on the undercard to the Mundine vs. Geale world title fight at the Sydney Entertainment Centre, on Wednesday, January 30.
Cult sensation Kimbo Slice, will put his devastating punching power to the ultimate test when he squares off with QLD Heavyweight champion Shane Tilyard. … Read Article
Professional boxer Mickey Bey (18-0, 9 KO’s) speaks on signing to Floyd Mayweather’s very own Mayweather Promotions (The Money Team). The two have known each other for over a decade, in which a strong friendship formed between them. Mayweather’s father, Floyd Sr was Mickey’s first trainer as a professional, and the two still currently train together. When asked about his new team, Bey revealed that this joining of forces was “past due”, yet he continued … Read Article
Bobby Hitz, the “Godfather of Chicago Boxing” will return on Friday, February 15, 2013, with his own version of a St. Valentine’s Day massacre in the form of another of his jam-packed nights of old-school professional boxing at the Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Indiana.… Read Article
The British Lionhearts maintained its one hundred percent home record in the World Series of Boxing with a dominant 5-0 win over the USA Knockouts at York Hall in London tonight.
Victories for Andrew Selby, John Joe Nevin, Joe Ward, Joe Joyce and Kaupo Arro secured the victory to ensure the Lionhearts stay second in Group B of the World Series of Boxing with 12 points and four wins from six fixtures.
British Lionhearts Coach, … Read Article