Sunday, June 12 “The Italian Sensation” LoGreco (27-2-0) faces Joseph Elegele (15-2-0) on BounceTV, promoted by Premier Boxing Champions. Team LoGreco is putting the finishing touches on fight camp for this Sunday’s ten round welterweight showdown, and offered final quotes on the camp for Elegele.… Read Article
In one of the most anticipated heavyweight boxing clashes in recent years, promoter Mike Miranda of “Mike Promotion Boxing” put together one hell of a main event. Fight fans came out in full support for both fighters, it seemed as if half the crowd were split in favor in who they were supporting, the event took place at the Gymnasium Jose Liberatti in Osasco, São Paulo, Brazil.… Read Article
Cosmas Cheka from Tanzania emulated his older brother Francis, a former WBF titlist, and became a world champion on Saturday night (June 4), when he won the vacant Universal Boxing Organization™ World Super Featherweight title at the National Indoor Stadium in Dar Es Salaam. … Read Article
SiriusXM will celebrate the extraordinary life and legacy of Muhammad Ali tonight on a special edition of “At the Fights,” hosted by former heavyweight contender Gerry Cooney and former NY Athletic Commission chairman and former Editor-in-Chief of The Ring magazine, Randy Gordon.
The program will air tonight from 8-11 pm ET on SiriusXM Rush (channel 93).
Scheduled guests include: Legendary former heavyweight champions (and Ali opponents) George Foreman and Larry Holmes; former heavyweight champion Evander … Read Article
Hollywood, CA (June 2, 2016) Top Rated and Undefeated Lightweight Contender Richard Commey, 24-0-0 (22KO’s) has arrived at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida to witness the IBF World Lightweight Championship between champion Rances Barthelemy and former world champion Mickey Bey.… Read Article
With current cruiserweight champion, Tony Bellew calling out former champ and current heavyweight, David Haye, to return to the lighter division, William Hill are offering odds on whether the fight takes place and who would win if it does.… Read Article
The new doping test of the Russian boxer Alexander Povetkin, taken May 17, 2016, showed no traces of Meldonium. This was reported today by the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (VADA) with reference to the results of analyses conducted by the laboratory in Los Angeles. The sample taken a week earlier also lacked traces of Meldonium. Thus, only one of Povetkin’s six samples revealed extremely low concentrations of the prohibited drug.
The new result proves that the … Read Article
Aloha Kid” Bruno Escalante is looking to make his presence known as he returns to the Bay Area for the first time in over two years. Escalante, who has dealt with promotional issues as well as a hand injury is now ready to set his eyes at the top of the division, but first he has to get by Mike Ruiz Jr., a man he beat three years ago to win the IBA super flyweight … Read Article
Heavyweight boxing champion David Haye has proved that he’s as kind as he is strong by starring in a new PETA U.K. campaign promoting the knockout power of vegan meals. In the ad (available here), he appears with his fists up in a boxing stance next to the words “I’m David Haye, and I Eat Vegan.”… Read Article
Tyson Fury, the Heavyweight Champion of the World, was interviewed last week by a video media outlet known as SportsView London. During the interview, Mr Fury made comments that have been viewed by some as offensive.
Mr Fury would like to apologise to anyone who may have taken offence to these comments.… Read Article