INDIO, Calif. (March. 5, 2014) – The big men of boxing are on their way to Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif. on Thursday, April 3 when Golden Boy Live! airs “Night Of The Heavyweights,”a tripleheader of hard-hitting heavyweight action on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes. In the 10-round main event, unbeaten Cuban star Luis Ortiz looks to continue his race towards a world title fight against an opponent to be announced shortly.… Read Article
The Darlington bruiser makes the first defence of his IBF world bantamweight title against fellow North East fighter Martin Ward in Newcastle on March 31st.
Topping the bill at the Metro Radio Arena caps an astonishing rise to the top for 33-year-old Hall who readily admits that he went wild and “completely lost the plot” during five years of hell-raising in Ibiza as a teenager.… Read Article
DEL MAR, CA (March 6, 2014) – Paco Presents in association with A&T Gym, Don Chargin, Golden Boy Promotions and San Diego-based Barron Entertainment, is happy to announce the second edition of its popular boxing series titled “Ringside at Del Mar” taking place at the Del Mar Fairgrounds on April 11, 2014.… Read Article
NEW YORK (March 6, 2013) – Limited tickets and advertising opportunities are still available for the third-year New York State Boxing Hall of Fame (NYSBHOF) induction and awards dinner on Sunday afternoon (12:30-5:30 p.m. ET), March 30 at Russo’s On The Bay in Howard Beach, New York.
Tickets are priced at $150.00 per adult ($125.00 for Ring 8 members in good standing) and $50.00 for children, and includes a complete brunch and cocktail hour upon … Read Article
(San Diego, CA) – Gary Shaw Productions in association with Cohen Promotions and All-In Entertainment present ESPN2’s “Friday Night Fights” this Friday, March 7th, at the Pala Resort and Casino in Pala, CA. Featured on the card will be super featherweight Aaron “Gavilan” Garcia (13-3-2, 4KOs) of Vista, CA. Garcia will be fighting in his backyard for the first time in years and he is more than excited at the possibility.
“I am ready to … Read Article
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