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
PHOENIX — February 11, 2014 — It was the fight that seemed destined to never be made. It wasn’t until Alexis “Beaver” Santiago (15-3-1, 7KO) won the WBC USNBC Bantamweight title at Iron Boy 9 in September that his team and that of Hanzel “El Tornadito” Martinez (20-1, 16KO) would agree to the fight. Santiago, coming off of an undefeated 2013, will finally get his wish on February 22nd when he steps into the ring … Read Article
Junior welterweight contender, Thomas Dulorme ( 20-1, 14 KO’s ) from Puerto Rico not only moved his training camp to Oxnard , California under the tutelage of Robert Garcia, but he also made some changes on a promotional level.
Of the three promoters Dulorme signed in 2010, DiBella Entertainment, Universal Promotions and Gary Shaw Productions, the last one will continue with the quoted boxer.… Read Article
The British Amateur Boxing Association (BABA) has appointed Robert Gibson as Performance Pathway Manager and Dan Salcedo as Coach Development Manager.
The pair will be responsible for expanding the BABA’s talent development activities and driving excellence in coaching standards. … Read Article
The Board of England Boxing has initiated a strategic review to examine the workings of the sport and the national governing body following the significant rules, governance and structural changes that have taken place in boxing over the last three months.
The review will analyze the role of the governing body, the support it provides to grassroots boxing and assess the strategic priorities for the organization and the future development of the sport. It will … Read Article
Top fighters of the Mayweather Promotions brand will compete on “SHOBOX – The New Generation” in February 28 bouts at Central New York’s Turning Stone. The event is Turning Stone’s eighth nationally-televised boxing event in the past 18 months, establishing the premier resort as a mecca for world-class boxing.
Floyd Mayweather Jr., the current light middleweight champion of the world and considered by many to be the best pound-for-pound boxer of all time, will bring … Read Article
Junior welterweight Thomas Dulorme (20-1, 14 KO’s) from Puerto Rico has just started his training camp in Oxnard , California, under the command of quoted trainer Robert Garcia.
“I needed to see a change in my workouts, learn new things, but I want to make clear that my former trainer José Bonilla, will always be a part of my team because I am very grateful for what he has done for me in my career, … Read Article