All young fighters dream of becoming world champion one day. Promising 25-year-old German welterweight prospect Rico Mueller (14-1) is no excpetion to that rule. On August 3rd, Mueller is looking to take another step towards reaching his big goal in his hometown Eberswalde (Germany) when the reigning IBO intercontinental champion is set to defend his title against Norwegian toughguy Geir Inge Jorgensen (28-2).… Read Article
Former Puerto Rican amateur star, Emmanuel ‘Manny’ Rodriguez ( 5-0, 4 KO’s ), has began his training towards his six profesional fight in late August.
“We are in pursuit of big fights for ‘Manny’ by the end of the year. He’s gonna be ready to fight for any regional title available at 115 pounds, and we understand that there will be no problems with that because of his outstanding amateur career” Rodríguez’s manager Juan Orengo … Read Article
INTERNATIONAL BOXING FEDERATION AFRICA (IBF/AFRICA) – FRIDAY 19, 2013, DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA – They strode in the room like lions ambling what their preys would look like and when they finally sat down ready for the roll call, the audience had seen enough of their great physique fitness. Accompanied by their jubilant supporters who were signing and praising their names, the two young sluggers were at home with the environment.… Read Article
Saturday night, July 27th at Schuetzen Park in North Bergen, New Jersey, undefeated welterweight sensation, Juan “The Beast” Rodriguez Jr. (11-0, 5KO’s), looks to win the biggest fight of his professional career, when he squares off against fellow unbeaten contender Zack Ramsey (4-0, 3KO’s) in the six round main event of the blockbuster card promoted by Andre Kut’s KEA Boxing Promotions.… Read Article
New York, NY (July 18, 2013) – Junior middleweight and charitable figure Captain Boyd “Rainmaker” Melson of New York City gets a crack at redemption when he faces Brooklyn, NY’s Jason Thompson in an eight round featured bout Wednesday, August 14 at BB King Blues Club in New York City.… Read Article
BOSTON (July 18, 2013) — His up-and-down boxing journey has come nearly 360-degrees for Iraq War veteran Chris Traietti, the headliner on the July 27th “The Roxy Homecoming Celebration” card (special starting time of 5 p.m. ET), at The Royale Nightclub Boston (formerly The Roxy) in downtown Boston.… Read Article
Former World Light Heavyweight Champion Gabriel “EL Chico Guapo” Campillo (21-5-1, 8 KO’s) is in fantastic shape in advance of his showdown with IBO Light Heavyweight World Champion Andrzej Fonfara (23-2, 16 KOs).… Read Article
CAGUAS, PUERTO RICO- Flyweight contender Jonathan “Bomba” Gonzalez is focused in his rival for August 17, the former world champion Giovani Segura and to avenging his two wins over Ivan “Iron Boy” Calderon. The undefeated fighter will fight against Segura for the WBO Latino flyweight title at the International Ballroom of El San Juan Resort and Casino in Isla Verde, Carolina, Puerto Rico, in a PR Best Boxing Promotions (PRBBP) presentation, in association with Top … Read Article
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (July 15th, 2013) — Leave it to promoter Jimmy Burchfield to produce the brightest post-Independence Day fireworks display in New England.… Read Article
Jeju, Korea, July 17th 2013 – On Day Two of its 2013-2014 Meeting, the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Executive Committee (EC) awarded the 2015 AIBA World Boxing Championships to the city of Doha (Qatar).
Doha faced stiff opposition in the form of a rival bid committee representing the city of Bangkok (Thailand). Fully supported by His Excellency, Sheikh Saoud Bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, Secretary General of the Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC), the Doha delegation had … Read Article