Unbeaten heavyweight prospects Elvis “Semental” Garcia, of Jalisco, Mexico, and Sahret “The Hammer” Delgado, of Humacao, Puerto Rico, square off in an attractive eight-round co-feature on the Philly Special fight card, scheduled for Friday, March 27, at the 2300 Arena in South Philadelphia.… read full article “Elvis Garcia vs. Sahret Delgado Added to Philly Special in Co-Feature”
Raging Babe is teaming up with Impact Network to bring Philly Special to the network’s audience of over 86 million homes on March 27.
The card will air live from 2300 Arena in South Philadelphia, and is headlined by an all-Philly main event: Stevie Ortiz vs.… read full article “Impact Boxing to televise Raging Babe’s 3/27 Philly Special card”
It should be another all-Philly classic when lightweights Stevie Ortiz and Damon Allen collide over 10 rounds for Ortiz’ Pennsylvania state lightweight championship on Friday evening, March 27, at the 2300 Arena.
The Ortiz-Allen showdown will headline a seven-bout card dubbed Philly Special by Raging Babe, aka Michelle Rosado.… read full article “Stevie Ortiz battles Damon Allen on March 27 in Philadelphia”
As Russia and Ukraine dominate the news, both countries have become inextricably linked to the current impeachment inquiry in Washington DC. Up the road in Philadelphia, two world champion boxers–one Russian, one Ukrainian–are preparing to meet in a light-heavyweight unification bout.… read full article “Artur Beterbiev vs Oleksandr Gvozdyk – A Russia-Ukraine Story Ten Years In The Making”
By Joshua Isard, Photo: Darryl Cobb – Published on THE FIGHT CITY
There was an atmosphere of celebration last Friday night, but one with an accent of sadness, as a nine fight card full of competitive bouts went off at 2300 Arena in South Philadelphia.… read full article “Philadelphia Celebrates Five Decades of Peltz Boxing with GOOD fights and a PACKED house!”
Romain Tomas 137.7 vs Victor Padilla 135.6
Roque Zapata 153.9 vs Isaiah Wise 155.9
Osnel Charles 132.6 vs Gerardo Martinez 134.8
Sydney Maccow 142.6 vs Marcel Rivers 142.2
Leonard Kenon 133.1 vs Shamar Fulton 134.5
Photos: Mike Sperando
Junior welterweights Victor Padilla, of Berlin, NJ, and Romain Tomas, of Brooklyn, NY, will square off in the main event Friday evening, Oct.… read full article “Peltz Boxing 50th Anniversary Card – Official Weights From Philadelphia”
Members of the Philadelphia City Council presented a resolution honoring J Russell Peltz at this morning’s council meeting on behalf of President Darrell Clarke. The resolution recognized Peltz’ contribution to the city over 50 years of promoting boxing in Philadelphia.… read full article “J Russell Peltz Honored By Philadelphia City Council”
Photo Credit: Darryl Cobb — PHILADELPHIA, PA–J Russell Peltz was 22 years old when he promoted his first boxing card 50 years ago at the legendary Blue Horizon. On Oct. 4, Peltz will celebrate half a century as a boxing promoter with a card at the 2300 Arena that will reflect his reputation for promoting Philly vs.… read full article “Peltz Boxing 50th Anniversary Celebration on Oct 4”
The US Olympic Team member was charged with attempted murder in 2016. All but forgotten, the show goes on for Paul Kroll.
All photos credit: Darryl Cobb, Jr.
PHILADELPHIA –“I’m going to be on the Olympic team,” 15-year-old Paul Kroll once said to fellow fighter and future coach Greg Hackett.… read full article “Paul Kroll puts attempted murder charges behind him in quest for glory”
Story by John DiSanto – PhillyBoxingHistory.com – Philly fight fans are buzzing about the world title bout between local IBF champ Tevin Farmer and Irish import Jono Carroll, scheduled for Friday night (March 15) at the Liacouras Center, promoted by Matchroom Boxing.… read full article “Preview: Hank Lundy vs. Sparrow – Friday on DAZN”