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
INDIO, CALIF., July 16 – With Frankie “Pitbull” Gomez forced to withdraw from his scheduled July 20 bout against DeMarcus “Chop Chop” Corley due to a knee injury, local Coachella hero Randy Caballero’s previously scheduled co-featured fight against Puerto Rico’s Miguel Robles will become the main event at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif., with three 2012 United States Olympians joining him on this sizzling summer card that will be televised live on FOX … Read Article
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – On Wednesday, July 24, 2013, Heather “The Heat” Hardy (Brooklyn, NY pro record: 5-0-0) returns to the Roseland Ballroom in New York City against Cassie Trost (Seattle, WA pro record: 1-1-1) in a six-round bout. Hardy, a super bantamweight, last fought on April 4, 2013, winning her rematch with Mikayla Nebel by unanimous decision. In the main event. Yuri Foreman (Brooklyn, NY pro record: 30-2-0, w/ 8 KOs) will face … Read Article
IBO Light Heavyweight World Champion Andrzej Fonfara (23-2, 16 KOs) is hard at work in the high heat and humidity, sparring with Michigan heavyweight Jordan Shimmell and Chicago cruiserweight Dimar Ortuz at Sam Colonna’s Boxing Gym in Chicago, in preparation for his upcoming showdown against former world champion Gabriel “EL Chico Guapo” Campillo (21-5-1, 8 KOs) of Madrid, Spain, on Friday, August 16, 2013.
The pair will meet in the 12-round main event of “THE … Read Article
SHERMAN OAKS, CA (July 16, 2013) – One is now a veteran member of the Goossen Tutor Promotions stable; the other is a newcomer. One is from the West Coast; the other from the east. But while they differ in those aspects of their lives, John Molina, Jr. and Farah Ennis share at least three similar qualities: both are hitting their prime boxing years at age 30; neither one lacks in confidence and they both … Read Article
PROVIDENCE (July 16, 2013) – In only one year fighting as a professional, unbeaten Providence super featherweight prospect Toka “T Nice” Kahn-Clary’s (6-0, 5 KOs), has left a patch of destruction in his wake, crisscrossing the country on his journey.… Read Article
SAN CARLOS, CA (July 16, 2013) – Hot prospect, Bruno Escalante (8-1-1, 4 KOs) is looking to make a name for himself in the Super flyweight division. Born in Cebu City, Philippines, Escalante now resides in Northern California where he trains with Nonito Donaire, Brian Schwartz and Mike Bazzel. … Read Article
Cardiff’s Kyle King is coming back to boxing and he’s targeting title shots on his return. King has had a 16 month break from boxing after falling out of love with the sport. In that time, the 23-year-old began training white collar fighters and there he rediscovered the reasons why he wanted to fight.… Read Article
The domestic cruiserweight scene gets an exciting new addition to its ranks on Saturday July 20 when Jack Massey makes his pro debut at Bolton’s Reebok Stadium.
Derbyshire’s Massey, this year’s Senior ABA (86kgs) winner, gets his first paid outing on the huge VIP Promotions show and, with the 15-fight card being streamed live and free on VIPBOXING.TV, is hoping to put on an impressive show for the fans.… Read Article