FORT MYERS, Fla. (September 17, 2013) – Former U.S. amateur standout Derrick Wilson (10-4-2, 3 KOs), coming off a sensational upset of previously unbeaten prospect Braulio Santos this past June, has the opportunity of his young professional career this Saturday night in Tulum, Mexico, challenging World Boxing Council (WBC) Silver featherweight champion Robinson “Robin Hood” Castellanos (18-9, 11 KOs) in the 12-round main event.… Read Article
NEW YORK (September 16, 2013) – Ring 8 will pay tribute to the late, great Emile Griffith at tomorrow night’s (Tuesday, Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. ET) monthly meeting at historic Waterfront Crabhouse, in Long Island City, New York.
The six-time, three-division world champion Griffith (85-24-2, 23 KOs) was born in the Virgin Islands but lived most of his life in New York City. He was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in … Read Article
by TMZ Staff – The boxing judge being ripped apart for scoring the Mayweather/Canelo fight as a draw tells TMZ she doesn’t care what the critics say … insisting she called the fight correctly.
Judge C.J. Ross tells us “I stand behind my decision” and isn’t phased by all the ferocious criticism she’s received from both experts and amateurs.
In case you missed it — Floyd Mayweather scored a convincing victory over Saul “Canelo” Alvarez … Read Article
By Steven Fludder – The UK based wrestling promotion Preston City Wrestling announced today that former Undisputed World Heavyweight Boxing Champion Riddick Bowe will make his wrestling debut for PCW in 2014. Company officials have exchanged contracts with Mr Bowe’s representatives for a bout to take place on 1st March 2014. Preston City Wrestling (PCW) officials expect this to raise the company’s profile and widen its fan base by appealing to both boxing and wrestling … Read Article
SARTONK is proud to announce the release of the brand new WBA Super Champion Belt, a special belt commissioned for an elite class of battle-tested WBA World Champions. The belt will appropriately debut during the upcoming Mayweather v. Canelo fight, on September 14th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, televised by Showtime.… Read Article
Fighting in his record fifth Fight To Educate (FTE) charity event, popular welterweight Danny “Bhoy” O’Connor (23-1, 7 KOs) turned in a workmanlike performance for his ninth straight victory, recording a unanimous eight-round decision over Texas invader Raul Tover (11-8-1, 4 KOs) in tonight’s main event, at Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester, New Hampshire.… Read Article
LONGMONT, CO (September 12, 2013) Ghost Town Promotions presents WARRIORS CONQUEST III, an evening of action-packed professional boxing on Saturday, SEPTEMBER 28 at the Longmont Athletic Club.
Advance tickets for WARRIORS CONQUEST III, priced at $45, $35 and $25 can be purchased by calling (720) 296-6176 or (303) 772-4700. The Longmont Athletic Club is located at 10 Mountain View Avenue in Longmont, Colorado. Doors will open on the night of the event at 6:00 p.m. … Read Article
PHOENIX — September 12, 2013 — Iron Boy Promotions has worked to build a strong foundation for boxing in Arizona, and now brings a WBC USNBC title fight to the valley, and streaming live to boxing fans world-wide.
In the main event, the valley’s Alexis Santiago (14-3-1, 6KO) faces Mexico’s Alex Rangel (15-1-2, 9KO) for the WBC USNBC Bantamweight title. It will be a tough fight for both fighters, but Santiago feels he’s ready. “Camp … Read Article
Las Vegas, Nevada (September 12, 2013) – In one of the sport’s most anticipated bouts of the past few years, activities leading up to this weekend’s main event, “The One” are always looked forward to by boxing aficionados and your casual fight fans. Most professional boxers dream of being on the undercard of premiere events and some are appreciative of the opportunity to fight in Las Vegas during fight week prior to Floyd “Money” Mayweather … Read Article
Cardiff’s Kyle King is planning to give Jason Cunningham his first defeat when he returns to the ring on Mick Hennessy’s ‘Undefeated’ show at Rotherham’s Magna Centre on Saturday.
King faces Doncaster’s southpaw Cunningham who is the same age but has the height advantage and boasts an undefeated 8-0 record. Cunningham’s amateur career showed his class, winning an ABA title and beating the highly rated Kid Galahad.… Read Article