ShoBox Celebrates 14 Years: Weights, Quotes

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (July 16, 2015) – Top prospect, unbeaten Antoine “Action” Douglas of Burke, VA weighed-in at 159.8 pounds and Switzerland’s Istvan “The Prince” Szili measured 159.4 pounds during Thursday’s official weigh-in for the main event of this Friday, July 17 ShoBox: The New Generation 14th anniversary edition, live on SHOWTIME (10 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast).

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Unbeaten prospect Adam Lopez is searching for a nickname

What’s in a name? Quite a bit, when you consider how much self promotion is involved in the sport of boxing.
Throughout the sport’s rich history, nicknames and handles have become an integral part of a prizefighter’s connection to his most avid supporters and die-hard fans. Fighters like “Iron” Mike Tyson, Evander “The Real Deal” Holyfield, “The Golden Boy” Oscar De La Hoya, “Sugar” Ray Robinson and most recently Saul “Canelo” Alvarez have each made their mark in the sweet science, and their adopted labels have become synonymous with their respective careers.

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