On Thursday night, May 2nd at the Omega Products Outdoor Events Center in Corona, California, former world lightweight title challenger Ji-Hoon Kim will be moving up in weight to take on Mauricio Herrera in the main event of a special edition of ESPN’s Friday Night Fights. The show, which will display a televised co-feature between Miguel Gonzalez and former world lightweight champion Miguel Acosta, is promoted by Banner Promotions and Thompson Boxing.… Read Article
PHILADELPHIA, PA (APRIL 10, 2013)- On Thursday night May 2nd, Banner Promotions and Thompson Boxing Promotions will present a special night of boxing that will originate from The Omega Products International, located at 1681 California Avenue in Corona, California and will be televised as a special edition of ESPN’s Friday Night Fights.… Read Article
LAS VEGAS, NEV. (December 7, 2012) – The people have spoken and they voted unanimously for Saturday’s welterweight battle between MANNY PACQUIAO and JUAN MANUEL MÁRQUEZ 4 — Act Four of their exciting and fistoric rivalry. Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum announced today that the MGM Grand Garden Arena and its 16,000-plus seats have completely sold out, producing a live gate in excess of $10.5 million.
“Manny and Juan Manuel may have unfinished business … Read Article
PHILADELPHIA (December 5, 2012)—This Thursday a gigantic boxing weekend in Las Vegas kicks off with an important Lightweight tussle between two-world ranked fighters with major implications.
Exciting Ji-Hoon Kim (#3 IBF; #7 WBO) and Ray Beltran (#9 WBC) will fight a ten round battle for the NABF Lightweight crown that will be televised live from the Mirage Hotel on ESPN 2.
Kim of Goyang City, South Korea has a record of 24-7 with eighteen knockouts … Read Article
Interviews with Manny Pacquiao, Juan Manuel Marquez, 50 Cent, Yuriorkis Gamboa, and 2012 U.S. Olympian Jose Ramirez
On Thursday Dec. 6, ESPN.com’s No. 8 (The Ring’s No. 10) ranked Lightweight contender Ray Beltran (26-6, 17 KOs) will meet former Lightweight title challenger Ji-Hoon “Volcano” Kim (24-7, 18 KOs) in the 10-round main event in an ESPN Boxing: Friday Night Fights Special Edition. Thursday’s card from Las Vegas will air at 10 p.m. ET on ESPN2 … Read Article