WBC World Invitational Tournament Semi-Final Matchup Video Previews and Camp Notes!

Chris Van Heerden
26-2-1 (12 KOs) – #2 seed representing S. Africa

How do you explain a devout Christian who’s chosen career is a sport that requires you to physically harm your opponent? What can you say about a South African born fighter who prefers to train at a gym in Los Angeles that caters to a celebrity workout crowd? Well if there’s anything certain about Chris Van Heerden it is that he’s one of boxing’s most unique and passionate characters and he’s completely focused on winning the tournament and getting a shot at the WBC welterweight world title.

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Boxing tournaments are clearly the way to go!

Chris van Heerden - Evander Holyfield's co-promoted Eight-Man welterweight tourney set to begin in April

Evander Holyfield’s co-promoted Eight-Man welterweight tourney set to begin in April

With the enormous success of the ongoing WBSS tournaments that are still to be decided at both cruiserweight and at super-middleweight (with more planned for the future, at additional weight classes) it’s clear many people feel tournaments are the way to go – that they are the future of this great sport even.

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Jose Sulaiman Tournament Participants Announced

Eight World Class Fighters in the welterweight division have been chosen for the inaugural ‘Jose Sulaiman World Invitational’ presented by Evander Holyfield’s The Real Deal Boxing in association with the World Boxing Council. The first round of the single elimination tournament will take place on Friday, April 27 at a location to be announced.

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Knockout Night at the D has boxing fans dying to see what’s next

Chris van Heerden - 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 like The Rooster, The Dragon, The Heat, Spyda, Iceman, Durt Nap and more, fans were on the edge of their seats and very entertained all night.

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 like The Rooster, The Dragon, The Heat, Spyda, Iceman, Durt Nap and more, fans were on the edge of their seats and very entertained all night.

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Van Heerden beats Claggett

Chris van Heerden - 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.

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 Promotions and returns Saturday evening, May 21.

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Stevenson, Spence Score Wins In Toronto

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.

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Stevenson stops Karpency; Spence destroys Van Heerden in 8

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 it off.

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