Tensions were high at Wednesday’s final press conference for Saturday’s heavyweight showdown between contenders Chris Arreola and Seth Mitchell. After Mitchell stated that Arreola lost every time he has stepped up, Arreola said he is taking a step way down in facing Mitchell and told Seth you “f—– up by trying to fight me.”… Read Article
GLENDALE, Calif. (Sept. 4, 2013) — The first and only governing body in boxing history exclusively for United States citizens – American Boxing Association (ABA) — has been officially sanctioned by the Association of Boxing Commissions (ABC).… Read Article
The celebration of San Gennaro’s Feast in Los Angeles is one of the biggest festivals of the year, and in addition to the countless actors, musicians, and other celebrities who will be amongst the tens of thousands in attendance, it was recently announced that former boxing champions Ray Mercer, Michael Moorer and Bobby Czyz will be representing Find A Dream at their booth this year.… Read Article
After an emotive ten count for fallen local fighter Pablo “Bronco” Armenta who was murdered earlier this week in Tijuana, California boxing hall of fame promoter Bobby DePhilippis and his outfit Bobby D Presents launched the latest installment of their “San Diego Fights” series last Friday night at the only home for San Diego boxing, the Four Points by Sheraton in the suburb of Kearny Mesa. … Read Article
Miami, FL: World ranked contender Luis “Chino” De La Rosa (22-2-1-12 KO’s) of Arboletes, Colombia and his team arrived well in Tapachula, Mexico for his highly anticipated world title bid next Saturday, September 7 when, he challenges former WBO Miniflyweight Champion Moises “Moi” Fuentes (17-1-1-8 KO’s) of Mexico City, Mexico for the WBO interim Jr. Flyweight Title at the Palenque de la Feria in Tapachula, Mexico.… Read Article
BOSTON (September 3, 2013) – A solid club-show, featuring seven four-round bouts, is on tap this Saturday in Boston as Big Six Entertainment, in association with Danny Kelly Promotions, presents “Changing The Game” (special 5 p.m. ET start) at The Royale Nightclub Boston (formerly The Roxy) in the theater district.
“There is a need for developmental shows in Boston for young boxers to fight,” Big Six Entertainment president Artie DePhino said. “Fighters can only develop … Read Article
WBA, WBC & WBO Female Welterweight Champion Cecilia Braekhus (22-0, 6 KOs), the pound-for-pound number one, caught up with the Norwegian media in Oslo today. On Saturday, she will take on unbeaten WBO Light Middleweight Champion Oxandia Castillo (12-0-2, 9 KOS) at the Nordic Fight Night in Frederikshavn, Denmark. “One of us will remain an unbeaten, the other one will have the first loss of her career,” Braekhus said. “I will make sure that I … Read Article
While it is a well-matched fight between two quality journeymen, Cameroon-born Bernard Donfack (16-11-3, 8 KOs) must be considered a slight favorite when he takes on Tanzanian champion Said Mbelwa (23-12-4, 15 KOs) for the vacant World Boxing Federation International Light Heavyweight title on September 7 in Saarbruecken, Germany.… Read Article
MONTREAL (September 1, 2013) — Last week, GYM confirmed that World Boxing Council (WBC), The Ring Magazine and linear world light heavyweight champion, Adonis “Superman” Stevenson ( 21-1-0 , 18 KOs), will defend his crown for the first time against former International Boxing Federation (IBF) light heavyweight champion Tavoris “Thunder” Cloud (24-1-0, 19 KOs). The titanic collision will take place at the Bell Centre in Montreal on Saturday, September 28 and will be broadcast live … Read Article
(OAKLAND, CALIF.) – Super Middleweight World Champion Andre Ward (Oakland, Calif.) recently hosted a meet and greet opportunity in conjunction with Everlast and Sports Chalet in the Los Angeles area, taking the opportunity to connect with his southern California fan base. The number ranked two pound-for-pound boxer in the world was touched by the lengths that his fans went to for the chance to meet him.
As he boarded his flight in Oakland, fans were … Read Article