Twenty-three year old amateur boxer, Sulem Urbina, a Mexican born, U.S. resident, returned to her Team Mexico training camp in Mexico City after winning a gold medal in the 112 lb/51 kg division at the Independence Cup Amateur National Championships. The international competition tournament, which included participants from Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, United States, Brazil, and Mexico, was held February 10-February 14, 2014, at the amphitheater located on the campus of the Universidad Technologica de … Read Article
After the Olympics is over and moved on, the Sport Swami is moving also to a new time spot, one hour earlier. Armed with two rising names in the world of boxing, its a jam packed two hours on Wavlite.com presents; LAST CALL on http://www.cyberstationusa.com/. This week’s guests include;
-Undefeated Heavyweight Deontay Wilder returns to the show as he prepares for his March 22nd fight with Malik Scott in Baymon, Puerto Rico only on Showtime. … Read Article
Jordan Shimmell, 13-0 with 11 knockouts, moved up to heavyweight for his most recent fight and defeated “Dangerous” Damon Reed on Saturday February 22, 2014 by knockout at 1:59 of the 3rd round. Jordan knocked Reed down with a left hook to the liver in the 2nd round and then knocked Reed down three more times en route to the 3rd round stoppage. Damon Reed, who entered the fight at 47-17 with 32 KOs, had … Read Article
Middleweight prospect Kyrone “Shut It Down” Davis went into the ring this past Friday night at the Dover Downs Hotel and Casino, and did exactly what he said he would do. In a Pre-fight interview with radio personality Rick Jensen of WDEL in Delaware, Jensen asked “What should people be looking for?” Davis confidently replied “Don’t blink…” He went in to the ring cool, quick, and calm. He dominated his opponent Joshua Warf of South … Read Article
Las Vegas (FEBRUARY 24, 2014)–Two-Time world champion Jesse James Leija
and Leija Battah Promotions has committed to attend the inaugural Box Fan Expo this September at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Since acquiring his promotional license with successful entrepreneur Mike Battah, Two-Time World Champion Jesse James Leija has produced some of the most successful fight cards in San Antonio, Texas, in collaborative effort with Golden Boy Promotions.… Read Article
Robert Garcia trained Herbert Acevedo returns to his hometown for his latest professional fight, and where he made his professional debut on Nov. 6, 2009, the beautiful state of Kansas. His anticipated return has brought out a mild frenzy among ticket purchasers which includes family and long time friends. “I’m excited to be back, excited to be the main event, and excited to fight for the belt,” Acevedo said on Friday. “Being able to fight … Read Article
WASHINGTON, D.C., U.S.A. – Twenty-one year-old light welterweight professional boxer, Mike “Yes Indeed” Reed (Washington, D.C./Waldorf, MD/pro record: 7-0, with 5 KOs) returns to the ring on Friday night, March 7, 2014, against Bilal Mahasin (Oakland, CA/pro record: 4-0). Reed-Mahasin is scheduled as a six-round bout, which will headline Keystone Boxing’s “World Class Professional Boxing” card at Rosecroft Raceway in Fort Washington, Maryland.… Read Article
GRAND RAPIDS, MI –Weigh-ins for the professional boxing event Wintertime Warfare will take place tomorrow at 6p.m. at The DeltaPlex. The public is welcome to experience the excitement of this important event. There is no charge to attend the weigh-ins.
“Sometimes drama occurs at the weigh-ins with boxers not making weight, coming into the bout in better shape than ever or heated exchanges between the boxers,” said Dennis Shimmell Jr., boxing trainer and mentor. “A … Read Article
February 19, 2014 An opponent for Pro Boxer Johnny Garcia Has Been Announced for Feb. 22 Grand Rapids-Athletes do not pursue a career in the professional boxing world without knowing the risks of the sport, injuries happen regularly and bouts change quickly. Johnny Garcia, of Holland Mich., was preparing to fight Jermaine White from Chicago during Wintertime Warfare at The DeltaPlex Arena, until White faced injury and had to drop out of the fight. “Boxing … Read Article
Bristol Boxing Star Lee Haskins will box for the WBC International Title on the March 1st show at the City Academy, Bristol. Haskins who is rated #5 by the WBC will box Elton Dharry ranked #23 who is based at the prestigious Gleason’s Gym in New York. This is a fight that will determine Haskins a secure place in the top five world rankings should he win it.
Haskins has aired his frustrations of late … Read Article