Philadelphia’s Raymond ‘Tito” Serrano will battle Baltimore based Emmanuel ‘The Tranzforma” Taylor in a 10-round junior welterweight clash on FRIDAY, JANUARY 25, 2013, at The Paramount in Huntington, New York, it was announced today by Joe DeGuardia, President of Star Boxing®. Broadcast on ShoBox: The New Generation live on SHOWTIME® (10 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast) and promoted by Star Boxing and Banner Promotions, the Serrano/Taylor bout is the chief support to the … Read Article
Lausanne, Switzerland, 09 January 2013 – Still undefeated in Group A and getting stronger, Azerbaijan Baku Fires are leaving nothing to chance for their match against Hussars Poland this Saturday 12 January (19:00 local time) at the Olympic Sports Center ‘Serhedchi’ with two reigning World Series of Boxing (WSB) Individual Champions and one former AIBA World Champion all set to take to the ring. With Gairbek Germakhanov, Ramazan Magomedau and Albert Selimov in their ranks, … Read Article
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“The Pugilist KOrner” is honored to welcome back Ring Magazine’s 2011 & 2012 Trainer of the Year, Robert Garcia. The Oxnard fight trainer will … Read Article
Leon Margules, co-promoter of now IBF #2 super featherweight contender Rances “Kid Blast” Barthelemy (18-0, 11 KOs) says he feels the level of controversy after Barthelemy’s close, but deserved, 12-round unanimous (115-113, 116-112, 116-112) decision over Arash Usmanee on Friday night at Stage 305 in the Magic City Casino in Miami, is both surprising and unfounded.
“Some internet writers from some reputable sites have been claiming Usmanee was robbed and that this was a ‘corrupt’ … Read Article
By Bill Phanco: Luis De Cubas Jr., the manager for WBC interim welterweight champion Robert Guerrero, says that he believes that a fight between Guerrero and WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. is close to being done for May 4th.
There’s no real mystery that Mayweather Jr. has been leaning in the direction of the three time world champion Guerrero rather than the still unproven but more popular WBC junior middleweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez … Read Article
As part of a Free Preview Weekend on SHOWTIME® that begins this Friday, Jan. 11, and runs through Sunday, Jan. 13, over 80 million households will be able to watch the fighters who will compete on a ShoBox: The New Generation doubleheader Friday live on SHOWTIME (11:15 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast).
Three of the boxers on the Jan. 11 ShoBox twin bill at Fantasy Springs Casino Resort in Indio, Calif., are undefeated. … Read Article
By Jeff Sorby: WBC light heavyweight champion Chad Dawson (31-2, 17 KO’s) has reportedly left trainer John Scully and is now back with his old trainer Eddie Mustafa Muhammad, according to RingTV. Dawson lost his last fight against Andre Ward last April in a 10th round TKO loss while being trained by Scully, and it’s unclear why Dawson has decided to go back to being trained by Muhammad.
Dawson’s loss to Ward seemed to have … Read Article
Lausanne, Switzerland, 08 January 2013 – In order to deal with the threat posed by the visiting Russian team in their Group A encounter this Friday 11 January (21:00 local time), Mexico Guerreros have ensured their most talented boxers will be taking to the ring ready to battle. 2012 World Series of Boxing (WSB) Individual Championships finalist pair Elias Emigdio and Juan Romero have both been named in the squad along with undefeated duo Marvin … Read Article
By Michael Collins: IBF super middleweight champion Carl Froch (30-2, 22 KO’s) will learn this week which guy he’ll be facing next – Mikkel Kessler or Adonis Stevenson. Froch, 36, has made it no secret that he wants the rematch with Kessler next, as he lost to the Dane by a 12 round unanimous decision in April 2010 and he’s been bugged about the loss ever since.
Froch thinks he should have won the fight … Read Article
By Bill Phanco: Interim WBC light welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse (32-2, 30 KO’s) will be making his first defense of his WBC interim title on January 26th against contender Mike Dallas Jr. (19-2-1, 8 KO’s) at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.… Read Article