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
INDIO, CALIF. (August 30, 2013) – WBC Interim Super Lightweight World Champion Lucas “The Machine” Matthysse, a 30-year-old banger with thunder in his fists will greet fans at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif. prior to the September 7 SHOWTIME®fights featuring a 12-round clash of heavyweight contenders between Seth “Mayhem” Mitchell (26-1-1, 19 KO’s) and Chris “The Nightmare” Arreola (34-3, 30 KO’s) and a 10-round featherweight match up between Mexican superstar Rafael Marquez (41-8, … Read Article
(COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.) – The United States’ top ranked super heavyweight, Cam F. Awesome (Lenexa, Kansas), will kick off Men’s Continental Championships competition for his United States squad today in Santiago, Chile. Awesome, who is undefeated in both national and international action in 2013, will aim to set a winning tone for Team USA in his first bout of the tournament against Puerto Rico’s Gerardo Bisbal at the Chile Olympic Committee Gymnasium. The bout will … Read Article
ROSEVILLE, CA — Upstart Northern California boxing promoter O.P.P. brings live professional boxing back to the Placer County Fair & Events Center in Roseville with “Showdown at the Fairgrounds II” on Saturday, October 12th. The highly-anticipated event is headlined by fast-rising junior middleweight prospect Aaron Coley and highlighted by a showdown between two undefeated light welterweights, Aldwayne Simpson and Ulises Soriano, both based out of Richmond, California. Several of the region’s most promising fighters will … Read Article
Leading international boxing rights distributor Octapixx LIVE is pleased to announce that the high-octane TRIPLE THUNDER card, which will take place in Johannesburg, South Africa on August 31, will be seen on television by millions of sports fans all over the world. Promoted by South Africa-based Golden Gloves Promotions, this action-packed event will feature three title fights.… Read Article