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
Miami, Fla. – Feb. 18, 2014 – Former professional boxer Danny “Champ” Calafell is poised to
make his comeback to boxing this March as he begins preparations for his return to the sport. He
began training with Herman Caicedo of Iron Mike Productions in January to ready himself for
his re-emergence into the boxing world. … Read Article
British boxing may have a new star in the making. Light heavyweight prospect, Hosea ‘The Hammer’ Burton (7(2)-0) is the 25 year old cousin of heavyweight contender Tyson Fury (21(15)-0) Manchester based Burton is busy making his moves towards his goal of a world championship, and has recently trained at hall of fame trainer, Freddie Roach’s Wildcard gym in LA.… Read Article
As the boxing world eagerly awaits the return to the ring of undefeated heavyweight Tyson Fury on Saturday, another undefeated fighter, and first cousin of Fury, light heavyweight sensation, Hosea ‘The Hammer’ Burton was quietly plodding away, preparing for his next contest on the 22nd of February.… Read Article
Chicago, IL (February 12, 2014) – The National Italian American Sports Hall of Fame (NIASHF) is getting a lot of support for its Thursday, February 13th Rocky Marciano Amateur Boxing Tournament from some of the greatest boxing heroes to have ever stepped into the ring.
Former Olympians and World Champions – Evander Holyfield, David Diaz, Montell Griffin, Fernando Vargas, Danell Nicholson, Mike Garcia, and John Collins are all scheduled to attend the sold out charitable … Read Article
ATLANTA, Feb. 12, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The International Franchise
Association (IFA) and the Professional Athlete Franchise Initiative
(PAFI) announced an expanded partnership with TITLE Boxing Club, as the
nation’s leading boxing franchise becomes the prime sponsor, recognized
as the Diamond Ambassador of PAFI. The goal of the expanded partnership
is to provide education and support to fill the void in athletes’
post-career business decisions.… Read Article