Top rated contender RICHARD COMMEY, (24-2-0, 22 KO’s) of Accra, Ghana, is leaving Moscow and heading home after suffering a hotly contested battle and controversial split decision loss to Russia’s DENIS SHAFIKOV, (38-2-1, 20 KO’s) today in their 12-round IBF Lightweight World Title Eliminator. Scores were 116-112 for Commey and 116-112, 115-113 for Shafikov.… Read Article
Last Thursday night in front of a packed house at the 26th Annual Fight for Children FIGHT NIGHT, Rancho Cucamonga, California’s DANIEL “Twitch” FRANCO, (15-0-3, 10 KO’s) won the vacant IBF-USBA Featherweight Title with a stunning fourth round knockout of DERRICK MURRAY, (13-1-1, 5 KO’s) of St. Louis, Missouri.
Taking control of the action from the opening bell, the 24-year-old brought his full arsenal of weaponry to his East Coast debut, sweeping all three initial … Read Article
Newly crowned World Boxing Organization Cruiserweight Champion, Oleksandr Usyk, (10-0, 9 KOs) of Kiev, Ukraine will make his highly anticipated United States debut in his first title defense against world ranked contender Thabiso “The Rock” Mchunu, (17-2, 11 KOs) of South Africa on Saturday, December 17 at the “Fabulous” Forum in Inglewood, CA and televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.
The Usyk-Mchunu 12-round clash is presented by K2 Promotions … Read Article
Top undefeated featherweight prospect DANIEL “Twitch” FRANCO, (14-0-3, 9 KO’s) is winding down training camp in anticipation of his IBF-USBA Featherweight Title fight against also undefeated DERRICK MURRAY, (13-0-1, 5 KO’s) on Thursday, November 10 at the Hilton in Washington, D.C.
FRANCO vs. MURRAY will take place in the main event at the Fight for Children’s 9th Annual FIGHT NIGHT. More information is available at their website FIGHT NIGHT… Read Article
Legendary ring announcer MICHAEL “Let’s Get Ready To Rumble” BUFFER celebrates his 72nd birthday today. The internationally known Hall of Fame ring announcer, still going strong and working more than ever, is headed to Las Vegas this week for Saturday’s World Welterweight Championship clash between Boxing Legend Manny Pacquiao and Las Vegas based champion Jesse Vargas at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas.… Read Article
Mexico City, MX (October 20, 2016) Boxing Superstar and Unified Middleweight World Champion GENNADY “GGG” GOLOVKIN, (36-0, 33 KO’s) was in Mexico City yesterday for a World Boxing Council/HUBLOT event as the two companies have partnered to support the goal of helping retired boxers with financial and health problems.… Read Article
TOM LOEFFLER and K2 PROMOTIONS were honored Tuesday in Downtown Los Angeles by the California State Athletic Commission for providing greater opportunities for fighters to participate in the State’s major professional boxing contests.
“Being a lifelong Los Angeles area resident and being able to bring these high profile sporting events means a great deal to me,” said Loeffler. “Although K2 Promotions has presented highly successful events all over the world, having success at home is … Read Article
Top undefeated prospect DANIEL “TWITCH” FRANCO, (14-0-3, 9 KO’s), of Rancho Cucamonga, California faces JOSE HARO, (13-1-1, 7 KO’s) of West Jordan, Utah for the vacant IBF-USBA featherweight title on Thursday, November 10 in Washington, D.C. in the 10-round main event of “FIGHT NIGHT” at the Washington Hilton.… Read Article
Still basking in the glow of a tremendous performance on Saturday night fighting in her native country of Norway for the first time, #1 Pound-for-Pound Women’s Fighter, Cecilia Braekhus, (29-0, 8 KO’s) looked ahead to her future while celebrating the momentous occasion of her second round knockout of arch-rival Anne Sophie Mathis, (27-4-1, 23 KO’s). With the victory Braekhus retained her WBC/WBA/IBF/WBO and IBO Welterweight Titles.… Read Article
Today’s highly anticipated rematch between Consensus #1 Pound-for-Pound Female Fighter in the World, Cecilia Braekhus, (28-0-0, 7 KO’s) and challenger Anne Sophie Mathis, (27-3-1, 23 KO’s) from a sold-out Oslo Spektrum in Oslo, Norway will have a worldwide telecast including live on the The Fight Network, (www.FightNetwork.com) in the United States, Canada, Portugal, Belgium, Turkey, Angola as well as the Middle East and North African countries starting at 4:00 p.m. ET, 1:00 p.m. PT. … Read Article