Heavyweight contender Odlanier Solis arrived in Istanbul (Turkey). The 2004 Olympic gold medalist will face US veteran Tony “Tiger” Thompson on March 22nd in Tekirdag. It is the clash of two former Klitschko foes: In March 2011 Solis lost to then WBC champion Vitali Klitschko in Cologne (Germany) due to a knee injury; Thompson had already two shots at Vitali’s younger brother Wladimir in 2008 and 2012 but lost both fights.… Read Article
Former British and European champ Paul McClosky has pulled out of the scheduled fight with unbeaten prospect, Bradley Saunders, due to a knee injury.
The fight was arranged for Saturday 29th March in Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle on the undercard of the British cruiserweight title clash between champion Jon Lewis Dickinson and challenger Neil Dawson.… Read Article
QUEENS, NY (March 5, 2014) – On Saturday, April 5th, 2014, New Legend Boxing returns to Resorts World Casino New York City with another action-packed night of professional boxing. This will be the sixth “International Fight Night” promoted at the casino by New Legend Boxing. Experience the excitement up close and personal as some of the best local professional fighters compete in a world class venue. … Read Article
Tampa, FL: The successful series Boxeo Telemundo Ford and All Star Boxing, Inc will have the second installment of the spring series Friday, March 21, 2014 from the A La Carte Event Pavilion in Tampa, Florida.
In the main event WBO Latin Superflyweight Champion Mathew “Mantequilla” Villanueva (11-0-1-9 KO’s) of Burbank, California via Puerto Rico will be making his second defense of his title against WBO Youth Champion David “Severo” Cardona (16-2-4-8 KO’s) of Mexico … Read Article
When you’ve a back story like AJ Faizy’s, the boxing ring doesn’t hold much fear.
With his father murdered by the Taliban, AJ fled war-torn Afghanistan as a 14-year-old and found himself in care in the UK.
Far from the new start he was hoping for though, the young refugee was soon without a family again after the foster payments ceased when he turned 18.
Homeless, and desperately in need of direction, Faizy’s luck finally … Read Article
Las Vegas (MARCH 5, 2014)–Current WBC Diamond Belt and former Light Heavyweight world champion Jean Pascal will join the talented list of other world champions at the inaugural BOX FAN EXPO this September at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
One of the biggest draws in North America, Pascal, is the former WBC Light Heavyweight champion and made three successful defenses. He was the lineal Light Heavyweight champion and Ring Magazine champion between 2009-2011… Read Article
New York, NY (March 4, 2014) – For the first two and a half rounds of his February 12 bout against veteran Donald “Bulldog” Ward, rising junior middleweight Captain Boyd “Rainmaker” Melson appeared en-route to another impressive victory. In the second, Melson nearly stopped Ward and was seeking to score a knockout in the Roseland Ballroom’s final fight.
This was until an unexpected injury completely debilitated the 2003 West Point Graduate.… Read Article
If you enjoy a night out in Birmingham you may know Andrew Robinson by another name. DJ Polish was a popular drum ‘n’ bass DJ in the city before he ditched the decks because he loves to fight.
Nine straight wins in 17 months later it looks like a good career move and Robinson’s progress has convinced manager PJ Rowson to hand the 29 year-old super-middleweight his toughest test at the Tower Ballrooms this month.… Read Article
“We forget as athletes that we break just like everyone else and that our lives are different outside of the ring.”-Eugene Hill
Dickinson, Texas heavyweight boxer, Eugene “Mean Gene” Hill spends his mid-mornings training for two hours at Savannah’s Boxing Gym in nearby Houston. The trip back and forth which he makes several times a week is different from the trips many commuters make each day to work. The time he spends training, last only … Read Article
Bronx, NY (March 5, 2014) Long Island fan favorite Cletus “The Hebrew Hammer” Seldin returns to action in the main event of “ROCKIN FIGHTS 13” on Thursday, APRIL 24 at The Paramount in Huntington, New York, it was announced today by Joe DeGuardia, Founder and President of Star Boxing.
Advance pre-sale tickets available to Star Boxing Fans for “ROCKIN FIGHTS 13″starting at $50 go on sale Thursday, March 6 at 12:00 p.m. ET through Ticketmaster … Read Article