In preparation for his upcoming fight this Saturday at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY, undefeated super-lightweight prospect, Mario Barrios (17-0, 9 KOs) talks about moving up in weight, and the status of his career. Barrios will face Mexico’s Yardley Suarez (20-6, 11 KOs) in an eight-round bout, in only his second fight at super-lightweight.
Filipino fighters Michael “Hammer Fist” Farenas (41-5-4, 33 KOs) and Marc “El Gwapo” Pagcaliwangan (9-0-1, 7 KOs) have signed promotional contracts with Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing. Both fighters, who are managed by SMG and Platinum Timing (owned and operated by Germaine Gillies), are scheduled to make their Star Boxing debuts in early 2017.
A former world title contender, Farenas, who started his career as a bantamweight, will now be campaigning at lightweight. Trained by Marvin Somodio at Freddie Roach’s Wild Card gym, Farenas is a stablemate of superstar Manny Pacquiao. Having won his last two fights, the Philippine born fighter has not been in the ring since October of 2015. With his new management team and promoter, his goal is to get back into world title contention with the possibility of fighting for a world title by the end of 2017.
Starting with the ring of the bell on October 22nd, local area boxers will be fighting for a spot to represent the Gulf Coast Region at the USA Boxing National Championships & in International Travel.
The Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame (NVBHOF) a non-profit charitable organization which donates to boxing-related causes, is happy to announce Michelle Corrales-Lewis as its new CEO/President. Respected boxing announcer, Rich Marotta, who founded the NVBHOF in 2012, steps down after devoting years of his life to get the organization off the ground.
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL (August 2, 2016) – Pro Box Management’s 19-year old hot prospect, super-featherweight Antonio “Bang” Williams (3-0, 3 KOs), returns to the ring this Saturday, August 6, 2016 at the Miami Airport Convention Center. Williams will square off against Brian Santos of Puerto Rico is a scheduled 4-round bout.
Pro Box Management is happy to announce the signing of 2015 U.S.A. Junior Olympic Bronze medalist, Logan Yoon. Yoon, who’ll compete at the lightweight division as a professional, is a native of Honolulu, Hawaii. The 17-year old sensation will turn professional, on September 10, 2016 in Mexico.
After a fantastic 2015 where he went 5-0, unbeaten light-heavyweight prospect, Ahmed Elbiali (13-0, 11 KOs) makes his 2016 debut against Andrew Hernandez (10-3-1, 2 KOs) on January 12, 2016 at the Cowboys Dance Hall in San Antonio, Texas. Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) “Toe-to-Toe Tuesdays” on FS1 and BOXEO DE CAMPEONES on FOX Deportes will televise the 8-round bout beginning at 11PM ET / 8PM PT live on Fox Sports 1.
LEON, NICARAGUA (December 28, 2015) – With just a few days away from his first world title opportunity, WBA #6 rated super-featherweight contender, Oliver Flores (27-1-2, 17 KOS) talks about his upcoming fight with WBA world champion Takashi Uchiyama (23-0-1, 19 KOs). Uchiyama vs. Flores is set to take place on New Year’s Eve, December 31, 2015 at the Ota-City General Gymnasium in Tokyo, Japan.
Super welterweight world champion Erislandy “The American Dream” Lara (21-2-2, 12 KOs) is wrapping up his final days of training camp in anticipation for his upcoming fight against former world champion Jan Zaveck (35-3, 19 KOs). Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on ESPN comes Wednesday, November 25 from Hialeah Park Racing and Casino in Miami with televised coverage beginning at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT.
In just less than one month, undefeated heavyweight prospect Dominic “Trouble” Breazeale (16-0, 14 KO’s) returns to the ring in an anticipated action packed bout against “Prince” Charles Martin (22-0-1, 20 KO’s). The bout between the two undefeated heavyweights will be featured as the co-main event for the Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) series live telecast on December 12th at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas.