Jen Hamman will make her pro debut July 11, at the Little Creek Casino in Shelton, WA, and will have extra ammunition in the corner. In addition to trainer Tricia Alcaro -Turton, Melissa Hernandez, the six time women’s world champion in four weight classes, has stepped up to assist Alcaro -Turton.… Read Article
Following lots of speculation MGM Marbella is pleased to announce the signing of two more boxers; Derry Mathews and Iain Butcher. After lengthy talks both fighters who already train at MGM Marbella are now set to be managed by Daniel Kinahan, adding to his portfolio which includes Tom Stalker, Bradley Saunders, Anthony Fitzgerald and Declan Geraghty.… Read Article
Most eyes will, of course, be on Ruslan Chagaev and Fres Oquendo on July 6th in Grozny when the two ring veterans meet for the vacant WBA world heayvweight championship. But there is another big name in the co-feature who wants to get back to old stardom: “The Black Panther” Juan Carlos Gomez faces unbeaten Goran Delic for the WBA International cruiserweight title.… Read Article
Former world heavyweight champion Ruslan Chagaev is wrapping up training camp for his July 6th WBA world championship bout against Puerto Rican veteran Fres Oquendo on Grozny, Russia. The “White Tyson” has done most of his preparation in the Chechen capital training not only with head coach Artur Grigorian and his manager Timur Dugazaev but also with a “political heavyweight”: Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov who is a huge boxing fan and used to be a … Read Article
New York-based Uprising Promotions has made a huge statement on the boxing circuit, announcing the addition of three highly skillful fighters to its talented roster. Officially joining the stable is undefeated Brooklyn lightweight Wesley Ferrer (4-0, 3 KOs), unbeaten Dominican super featherweight Angel Luna (9-0, 6 KOs) and highly sought-after Irish junior welterweight Darren Mangan.… Read Article
Billy Underwood admits winning a silver medal at last weekend’s Haringey Box Cup ranks as the proudest moment of his career so far.… Read Article
WICHITA, KS — June 21, 2014 — History was made in Wichita Saturday as Jeff Page, Jr. defeated Dominique Alexander to win the American Boxing Association’s Light Heavyweight All American Title. Page is the inaugural champion for the American Boxing Association. Scheduled for ten rounds, it took all of six for Page to knockout Alexander to win the title.… Read Article
Islington boxer Billy Underwood is targeting the latter stages of the upcoming Haringey Box Cup, and believes a successful tournament will provide him with vital experience for when he competes professionally.
Underwood, who fights out of Lion ABC in Hoxton, is set to make his first appearance in the prestigious European tournament this weekend at Alexandra Palace following Friday’s draw.… Read Article
Before a standing room only, packed house, WBU World Lightweight Champion Noah Zuhdi (18-1, 14 KOs), Oklahoma City, OK, USA, retained his world title on Friday, June 6, 2014, in Oklahoma City defeating Eduardo Pereira dos Reis (13-2, 8 KOs), Sao Paulo, Brazil by TKO in the 4th round. Reis did not answer the bell for the 5th round. In the 4th round, Zuhdi connected with several uppercuts and powerful right hands and left hooks … Read Article
Andy Lee, Irish light middleweight contender (33-2, 23 kos) scored a massive 5th round KO win over John Jackson, WBC #4 to win the vacant NABF light middleweight (154lb) title last night at Madison Square Garden, New York City.
The courageous Lee showed character and determination in the early going following a knockdown in the first round caused by a heavy overhand right hook delivered by Jackson.
The Irishman was behind on the judges’ scorecards … Read Article