Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin (32-0-1, 22 KOs) knocked out Michael Zerafa (17-2, 9 KOs) in the fifth round on Saturday afternoon from Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut on Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on NBC. Quillin and Zerafa exchanged power punches throughout the affair, with the underdog Zerafa landing several big shots that stopped Quillin in his tracks.… Read Article
ESPN3 and ESPN Deportes’ Noche de Combates will present live the 12-round IBF Junior Middleweight title fight between titleholder Carlos Molina (22-5-2, 6 KOs) of Mexico, and former titlist Cornelius Bundrage (33-5, 19 KOs) of Detroit, as part of a special boxing presentation on Saturday, October 11, at 9:30 p.m. ET. … Read Article
(Photo credit: Casino/Showtime) DETROIT (Feb. 23, 2013) – Ishe Smith captured the IBF Junior Middleweight World Championship and became the first Las Vegas native to win a major world title when he scored a split decision victory over Cornelius “K9” Bundrage in the main event of a special edition of SHOWTIME BOXING at the Masonic Temple Theatre in Detroit, Mich.
The fight was scored 116-111 Smith, 114-113 Bundrage and 116-111 Smith, who became the 48th … Read Article
FINAL WEIGHTS: SHOWTIME (9 p.m. ET/PT, Delayed On The West Coast)
CORNELIUS BUNDRAGE – 152. 8 Pounds
ISHE SMITH – 152.8 Pounds
J’LEON LOVE – 161 Pounds
DERRICK FINDLEY – 161 Pounds
BADOU JACK – 167.8 Pounds
DON MOUTON – 164.8 Pounds… Read Article
Since its inception in July 2001, 47 fighters who’ve appeared on ShoBox: The New Generation have gone on to capture a world title.
One of them, Cornelius “K9” Bundrage (32-4, 19 KO’s), of Detroit, will defend his IBF Junior Middleweight World Championship against fellow ShoBox alum, Ishe “Sugar Shay” Smith (24-5, 11 KO’s), of Las Vegas, tomorrow/Saturday, Feb. 23, live on SHOWTIME® (9:00 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast) from the Masonic Temple Theatre … Read Article
DETROIT (Feb. 21, 2013) – Undefeated Eight-Time World Champion Floyd “Money” Mayweather joined Cornelius Bundrage, Ishe Smith, J’Leon Love and Derrick Findley on Thursday at the final press conference for Saturday’s SHOWTIME event from the Masonic Temple Theatre in Detroit, Mich., which his company, Mayweather Promotions, will co-promote with Golden Boy Promotions.
In the main event, International Boxing Federation (IBF) Junior Middleweight World Champion Cornelius “K9” Bundrage will defend his title against challenger Ishe “Sugar … Read Article
DETROIT (Feb. 21, 2013) – Photos: Jeff Kowalsky – Hoganphotos/Golden Boy Promotions — IBF Junior Middleweight World Champion Cornelius “K9” Bundrage confidently barked at the press while challenger Ishe “Sugar Shay” Smith assertively promised to be the first Las Vegas native to win a major world championship during the combatants’ final media workout on Wednesday at Bad Boy Gym in Royal Oak, Mich.
Bundrage (32-4, 18 KO’s), of Detroit, and Smith (24-5, 11 KO’s), of … Read Article
DETROIT, February 20 – Detroit will be rocking this Saturday night, February 23 when the Masonic Temple Theatre hosts a stacked nine-fight card headlined by the SHOWTIME doubleheader featuring Cornelius “K9” Bundrage’s IBF Junior Middleweight World Title defense against Ishe “Sugar Shay” Smith and unbeaten J’Leon Love’s battle against veteran Derrick “Superman” Findley.
But before the SHOWTIME telecast kicks-off, Golden Boy Promotions and Mayweather Promotions will treat fight fans in the Motor City to an … Read Article
Detroit (February 20) – Eight-Time World Champion and Mayweather Promotions President Floyd “Money” Mayweather landed in his home state of Michigan today to promote this weekend’s Cornelius “K9” Bundrage vs. Ishe Smith world championship fight taking place at Masonic Temple Theatre in Detroit live on SHOWTIME beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast).
Mayweather is in Detroit to participate in promotional activities leading up to Saturday night’s fights including the official weigh-in … Read Article
NEW YORK (Feb. 15, 2013) – So who’s going to win the eagerly awaited IBF Junior Middleweight World Championship fight between defending champion Cornelius “K9” Bundrage (32-4, 19 KO’s) of Detroit and Ishe “Sugar Shay” Smith (24-5, 11 KO’s) of Las Vegas on Saturday, Feb. 23 in the main event live on SHOWTIME® (9 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast) from the Masonic Temple Theatre in Detroit?… Read Article