World Series of Fighting 6 main event fighters Josh Burkman and Steve Carl both weighed in at exactly 169.6 pounds at the official Weigh-In for the inaugural WSOF Welterweight World Championship title, which will take place on Saturday night at the BankUnited Center in Coral Gables, Fla.… Read Article
Philip Sutcliffe Jnr’s dream of winning the Irish light-welterweight title on just his fifth professional outing was ended yesterday following the withdrawal of Michael Kelly from their planned November 2nd clash at the Our Ladies Hall venue in Drimnagh.
While Kelly’s withdrawal through injury means the Irish title will no longer be up for grabs, Stephen Sharpe speaking on behalf of KO Entertainment has ensured Irish boxing fans they can still expect one hell of … Read Article
Former junior welterweight champion Amir “King” Khan held an open workout at “World Class Boxing Gym” in San Francisco, CA on October 23, 2013. Now training under Virgil Hunter, Khan jumped rope, shadowboxed and worked the target mitts with coach Rick Coward. Khan is currently negotiating to fight Floyd Mayweather, Jr next May. For now, he trains in the Bay Area with Hunter and abroad with members of Hunter’s team. Maxboxing.com was on hand to … Read Article
GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Section Live and Two Fists Promotions event Slugtoberfest, is taking place this Saturday at The DeltaPlex Arena. Weigh-ins for the fights will take place tomorrow, Friday October 25th at 6 p.m. in the Walker Ballroom of the arena.… Read Article
Former WBC world cruiserweight champion and opponent of heavyweight champ Vitali Klitschko Juan Carlos Gomez (51-3-0) will be back in action on November 1st in Dachau (Germany) against Adnan Buharalija (29-18-2) from Bosnia. The “Black Panther” moves down from heavy to cruiserweight and is eyeing a title shot in 2014.
“I haven’t felt this good in years”, says Gomez. “The “Black Panther” is back and hungry! It’s Showtime!” The Cuban who found his adopted home … Read Article
Former Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games gold medalist, and Azerbaijan’s 2010 World Youth Championships silver medalist, Emmanuel ‘Manny’ Rodriguez ( 6-0 , 5 KO’s ) will be in action this Saturday, October, 26 at the Jesus M. Freire Stadium in Cidra, Puerto Rico, where José Pedraza will be in the maint event against Alejandro ‘Soma’ Rodríguez.
Rodriguez opponent is taught Mexican, Felipe Rivas ( 14-14-2 , 8 KO’s ) in a 6 rounds, super flyweight … Read Article
Due to high demand Olympic Boxing Champion Katie Taylor, in association with Bray boxing club and Afterdark.ie, will host a second fight night in November 2013.
The 27-year-old Wicklow fighter will take on Mira Potkonen of Finland in an intimate setting at Round Room, Mansion House on 29th November as part of her ‘Road to Rio’ preparations for next year’s AIBA World and European Championships and ultimately the 2016 Olympics in Brazil.… Read Article
New York, NY – GLORY, the world’s premier kickboxing league, today announced the full fight card for GLORY 12 NEW YORK, featuring a one-night, four-man Lightweight World Championship Tournament and a headline match-up between two rising American stars, broadcast LIVE on SPIKE TV from the Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Saturday, November 23rd. read more mma news… Read Article
by Tony Thompson: I’m a well-rested Tony Thompson. I’m back in the gym. And taking that Kubrat Pulev fight with such a short time in between fights definitely did me in. But a well-rested Tony Thompson with ample time to prepare for any opponent out there is a dangerous Tony Thompson. I feel good. I feel strong. And I’m looking for a fight. No more of this reaching out on twitter or facebook with bogus … Read Article
Results from Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany:
Robert Stiegltiz W 12 Isaac Ekpo
Manuel Charr W 6 Denis Bakhtov
Dominic Bösel W 10 Mirko Ricci
Jan Zaveck W 8 Sebastien Allais
Steffen Sparborth Lost KO 6 Deniz Ilbay … Read Article