Very exciting and action packed line up of up and coming fighters this weekend presented by Roy Jones Jr. and The D in Downtown Las Vegas Event Center’s outside arena, named “Knockout Night at the D.” The outdoor event center is a more intimate and up close experience for boxing fans equipped with state of the art projectors, monitors and sound. The interesting thing about this line up of fighters were their nicknames. With fighters … Read Article
Former IBO World welterweight champion Chris “The Heat” Van Heerden put himself back into title contention position, winning a 10-round majority decision over Steve “The Dragon” Claggett in this evening’s main event, under the neon lights at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center(DLVEC) outdoor venue.
The “Knockout Night at the D” series, which airs live on CBS Sports Network, is presented by the D Las Vegas and DLVEC), promoted by Roy Jones Jr. (RJJ) Boxing … Read Article
It’s been 30 years since a world championship title fight was fought in Toronto – and the exuberant crowd at Ricoh Coliseum welcomed boxing back with hard-hitting action on the main televised card of the Premier Boxing Champions on Spike.… Read Article
In a one-sided mismatch, WBC 175lb champion Adonis “Superman” Stevenson (27-1, 22 KOs) obliterated No.9 Tommy “Kryptonite” Karpency (25-5-1, 14 KOs) by a 3rd round knockout tonight at the Ricoh Coliseum, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Stevenson knocked Karpency down twice in the fight. The bout was stopped 21 seconds into the 3rd round after Stevenson dropped a hurt Karpency with a chopping left to the head. Karpency got to his feet, but the referee waived … Read Article
TORONTO (August 7, 2015) – Light heavyweight world champion Adonis “Superman” Stevenson (26-1, 21 KOs) will defend his title against Tommy “Kryptonite” Karpency (25-4-1, 14 KOs) on Spike, Friday, September 11 from the Ricoh Coliseum in Toronto with televised coverage beginning at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
Also featured on the card is undefeated welterweight rising star and 2012 U.S. Olympian Errol “The Truth” Spence Jr. (17-0, 14 KOs) who will look to remain unbeaten when he … Read Article
TORONTO (August 7, 2015) — Groupe Yvon Michel (GYM), in association with Global Legacy Boxing (GLB) and Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment (MLSE), officially announced today that 2012 U.S. Olympian Errol “The Truth” Spence will take on South African welterweight Chris “The Heat” Van Heerden in the 10-round televised co-feature, airing September 11 live on Spike TV in the United States, as well as Indigo and Bell TV in Canada, from Ricoh Coliseum in Toronto.… Read Article
Los Angeles, CA (May 14, 2015) On Wednesday night in Hollywood, California, world ranked welterweight CHRIS “The Heat” VAN HEERDEN improved to 23-1-1 (12KO’s) with a fourth round stoppage over battle tested veteran RAMON AYALA, 23-4-1 (11KO’s) in front of a huge crowd at the Dolby Theater in the main event of the annual Sugar Ray Leonard Foundation card.… Read Article
With a slated May 9 clash in England against home towner FRANKIE GAVIN scrapped; South African’s CHRIS “The Heat” VAN HEERDEN has his sights firmly set on a stateside battle with former world champion BRANDON RIOS. … Read Article
Los Angeles, CA (February 2, 2015) World ranked welterweight contender CHRIS “The Heat” VAN HEERDEN, fresh off his highly successful New York City debut has arrived this past weekend in Los Angeles to open camp at the Wild Card Boxing Gym under the tutelage of renowned trainer FREDDIE ROACH.
On January 9, at “The Mecca of Boxing”, Madison Square Garden, Van Heerden improved to 20-1-1 (11KO’s) with a dominant ten round decision over Cecil McCalla … Read Article
“It’s the biggest opportunity I’ve had, but in my mind, it’s just another fight,” says undefeated welterweight Cecil McCalla (20-0, 7 KOs).
The easy-going McCalla, a Randallstown, Maryland, native, will face South African southpaw Chris “The Heat” van Heerden (21-1-1, 11 KOs) for the IBF International Welterweight Championship this Friday, January 9, at Madison Square Garden Theater in New York City and live on FOX Sports 1 (10PM ET/7PM PT).… Read Article