NEW YORK (October 13, 2013) – Award-winning New York Post sports columnist and author, George Willis, will be a special guest speaker at Tuesday’s (Oct. 15 starting at 7 p.m. / ET) 7 p.m. ET) Ring 8 monthly meeting at historic Waterfront Crabhouse, in Long Island City, New York.… Read Article
It was announced today that Philippine sensation Gretchen “chen chen” Abaniel will fight for the WBA minimum weight title against Japanese champion Ayaka Miyao. The event will take place at historic Korakuen Hall in Tokyo on November 28. The current WIBA title holder, Abaniel currently stands as the Philippines’ lone female world champion.… Read Article
10 October 2013, Cyclone Promotions today announce that next weekend’s much anticipated clash between Dungiven middleweight Eamonn O’Kane and Welshman Kerry Hope will now be contested for the vacant IBF Intercontinental Middleweight Title. The fight will take place on the undercard of the huge Frampton Comes Alive bill promoted by Cyclone Promotions at the Odyssey Arena on October 19th. … Read Article
PHOENIX, ARIZONA, U.S.A. – On September 5, 2013, seventeen-year-old Alexis Urbina, a 2013 USA Boxing National Champion and USA National representative at 141 pounds, died from injuries sustained in an attack at his home. Authorities continue to investigate his case as a homicide. His twenty-three-year-old sister, Mexico’s amateur boxing standout, Sulem Urbina, would like to share the following statement:
Many of you know that my brother, Alexis Urbina, was found beaten last month in my … Read Article
Steven Esom has been appointed Chairman of the British Amateur Boxing Association (BABA), which runs the World Class Performance Programme (WCPP) for Olympic boxing.
Esom, 52, will Chair the 12-person Board of the BABA and be responsible for the governance and overall leadership of the organisation. … Read Article
MIAMI (October 7, 2013) – Light middleweight contenders Michael “The Brazilian Rocky” Oliveira (21-1, 16 KOs) and former world champion Yuri Foreman (31-2, 8 KOs) will fight in separate bouts during “Knockout Night At Hard Rock Live,” presented by MO Productions, on Tuesday night, November 12, 2013 at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla.
MO Productions will be making its United States promotional debut after having promoted several shows in Brazil, as … Read Article
Roselle Park, NJ (October 8th, 2013)– Real Combat Media Boxing returns from a small break with another exciting episode #30. Our host is Krysti Rosario of Los Angeles,CA, who is a former national amateur boxing champ. Krysti is also a current AIBA referee, judge and is a college boxing trainer. Richard ‘The Boxing Prophet’ Solomon the popular boxing radio personality will be our co host. Vivek Wallace who owns Left-Hook Lounge Radio and he is … Read Article
The journey continues for undefeated 2008 U.S. Olympian Demetrius “Boo Boo” Andrade (19-0, 13 KOs) as he prepares for his November 9th world title fight in Corpus Christi, Texas, against 2004 U.S. Olympian Vanes “Nightmare” Martirosyan (33-0-1, 21 KOs) for the vacant World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior middleweight championship.… Read Article
As he prepares to officially launch the new American Fighting Organization (AFO), two-time World Boxing Association heavyweight champion John “The Quietman” Ruiz has become New England’s newest combat sports promoter.
AFO will promote amateur and professional mixed martial arts and boxing events, as well as promote MMA fighters and boxers, starting in January with an amateur MMA tournament in various weight classes to determine the best in New England.
“We are going to put on … Read Article
Touted prospects can be found in abundance throughout the United Kingdom. Many of them will ineluctably trade leather some ways down the road of contention.
They route themselves differently. Some brawl in their local clubs — while others look for something much greater. To reach those goals, Horden’s Anthony Hardy (1-0) will prepare for his first career uncertainty in his second professional showdown against Newcastle’s Chris Bennett (1-0) on Saturday, October 19th at the Rainton … Read Article