NEW YORK (March 10, 2014) — Personal legacies and boxing history converge in a battle for one of boxing’s most hallowed titles – The Middleweight Championship of the World. Three-division world champion and the Pride of Puerto Rico MIGUEL COTTO will challenge World Boxing Council (WBC)/The Ring middleweight champion and Argentina’s favorite son SERGIO “Maravilla” MARTÍNEZ, Saturday, June 7, at the “Mecca of Boxing,” Madison Square Garden. The fight will be produced and distributed live … Read Article
1. How did you become interested in boxing, and at what age to you start?
“Boxing is a sport of speed, power, flexibility, stamina, courage, as well as perseverance. It is also a sport about being a man. I love boxing as much as my career goes on. I started to train as a fighter since 15.”… Read Article
When Dino Duva signed an agreement with the Chinese Boxing Federation to train its amateur fighters in 2010, the Associated Press wrote: “Zhang Zhilei is a 6-foot-6, 240-pound southpaw who could make a major splash in a heavyweight division that has grown stale while being dominated by Wladimir and Vitali Klitschko the past few years.”
Now, Zhang is ready to jump into the professional boxing waters, inking a promotional agreement with Duva’s Dynasty Boxing. The … Read Article
CHICAGO (March 10, 2014) – After making an impressive showing in their pro debuts, Chicago phenom’s Kenneth Sims Jr. (1-0) and Eduardo Martinez (1-0) speak on their performances. Promoted by Gary Shaw Productions and Antonio Leonard Promotions, Sims and Martinez will look to get back in the ring very soon.… Read Article
Report by Gianluca (Rio) Di Caro
Last Saturday night Johnny Eames and the TRAD TKO Events team presented their latest offering, FAST & FURIOUS, a six fight show at the Cresset in Peterborough .
It was the first time I’ve been at the Cresset and have to say I was mightily impressed with the venue, but even more so with the way the event’s sponsor Junction 17 Cars, who had invested a huge amount of … Read Article
PHILADELPHIA (MARCH 10, 2014)–This Friday night at the Pennsylvania Sheet Metal Workers Hall in Philadelphia, 17-year old phenom, Milton “El Santo” Santiago will make look for his 3rd in win in as many fights when he takes on 17-fight veteran William Lorenzo in a scheduled four round Jr. Welterweight bout as part of an 8 bout card.
Santiago, a Junior at Warmisnter High Scool began his career with a 1st round stoppage over Moses Molina … Read Article
(COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.) – USA Boxing’s bright future was on display this afternoon at the 2014 Youth Continental Championships in Quito, Ecuador. Team USA won seven gold and three silver medals in today’s final round action at the Julio Cesar Hidalgo Coliseum. The United States’ Caitlin Orosco (Anaheim, Calif.), Antonio Vargas (Kissimmee, Fla.), Jajaira Gonzalez (Glendora, Calif.), Martha Fabela (Oakland, Calif.), Charles Conwell (Cleveland, Ohio), Matthew Mollet (Port Orchard, Wash.), and Darmani Rock (Philadelphia, Pa.) … Read Article
Prized middleweight superstar Derek “Pooh” Ennis (23-4-1,13Ko’s) returns to his hometown Of Philadelphia, PA when he faces the upset minded Emil Gonzalez (11-6-1,8Ko’s) in the main event of a block buster card on Friday night March 14th, at the PA Sheet Metal Workers Hall. Ennis took some time off after his close majority decision loss to loss to Jonathan Gonzalez and has quietly refocused himself for another run at a coveted world title. His opponent … Read Article
PRAGUE – In July, he’ll be 36, and boy, he really couldn’t ask for a better premature birthday present! On this past Wednesday, after two weeks of negotiations, the Czech Republic’s most successful professional boxer Lukas Konecny (50-4-0, 23 KOs) finally signed the contract for his fight against the American star from the Golden Boy Promotions stable and current WBO middleweight champion Peter Quillin (30-0-0, 22 KOs).
Both fighters will square off on April 19 … Read Article
MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO (March 7, 2014) – United Promotions, in conjunction with Title Fight Promotions, is pleased to announce the return of undefeated Canadian light middleweight champion Brandon “Bad Boy” Cook (12-0-0, 7KO) of Ajax, Ontario, on May 3, 2014, at the Hershey Centre in Mississauga, Ontario. Cook will go ten rounds or less with hard-hitting national contender Phil “The Assassin” Rose (5-2-1, 4KO) of Whitby, Ontario, for the vacant NABA Canada light middleweight championship. On … Read Article