DETROIT, MI (February 7, 2013) WBC International and NABO Heavyweight Champion Johnathon Banks has suffered a thumb injury on his right hand which has postponed his rematch with Seth Mitchell, scheduled for Saturday, FEBRUARY 16 at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey.… Read Article
Philadelphia, PA—Undefeated heavyweight contender Bryant Jennings, with his sights set on a world heavyweight championship fight, now is willing to step in for the injured Jonathon Banks and take on once-beaten Seth Mitchell on April 16 in Atlantic City, NJ.… Read Article
By James Slater: Yet more disappointing news regarding a postponed fight. According to Ring.tv.com, the February 16th rematch between U.S heavyweights Johnathon Banks and Seth Mitchell will need to be fought at a later date, as Banks broke his thumb in sparring.
“Johnathon Banks broke his thumb in sparring, and he will not be able to compete in the bout on February 16th against Seth Mitchell,” Richard Schaefer told the web site of The Bible … Read Article
Detroit, Mich. (January 28) – NABO and WBC International Heavyweight Champion Johnathon Banks hosted a media workout at Bad Boy Gym in Detroit on Tuesday, January 22 in preparation for his upcoming rematch against Seth “Mayhem” Mitchell on Saturday, February 16 at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City which will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing® beginning at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT. He also hosted a roundtable discussion last Saturday, January 19 in New York … Read Article
DETROIT, MI (November 19, 2012) In less than two rounds this past Saturday night, the global landscape of the heavyweight boxing division was given a much-needed shot in the arm. World ranked heavyweight Johnathon Banks proved himself to be “The Best Heavyweight From The United States” with a devastating second round knockout of undefeated and highly regarded Seth Mitchell at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey.… Read Article
ANTONIO DEMARCO, WBC Lightweight World Champion -“It’s an important fight for my career.
“My fight with Edwin Valero will help me get in the ring with more confidence.
“I know it’s a difficult fight for both of us. Because of his talent and my heart and hunger, it’s going to be a great fight for the fans.
“Broner is very elusive and he’s an intelligent fighter, but we came prepared for that and more.
“A … Read Article
We are delighted to have with us today two unbelievable American heavyweights, both in Seth Mitchell and Johnathon Banks, who are gearing up to fight each other this Saturday as the co-main event of the Adrien Broner vs. Antonio DeMarco World Boxing Council (WBC) Lightweight World Championship. Both of the fighters are on the phone, as well as Dave Itskowitch from Golden Boy Promotions and Tom Loeffler from K2 Promotions.… Read Article
Blog Talk Radio’s “The Pugilist KOrner” is proud to present Heavyweight contender Seth “Mayhem” Mitchell, IBF Heavyweight title challenger “Fast” Eddie Chambers, 2000 Olympic Silver Medalist Ricardo “Rocky” Juarez, current Junior Welterweight prospect Karim “Hard Hitta” Mayfield, and former IBF Heavyweight Champion Chris “Rapid Fire” Byrd.
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“The Pugilist KOrner” is honored to feature American Heavyweight hopeful Seth “Mayhem” Mitchell (25-0-1, 19 KOs). The DMV based fighter … Read Article
Oct. 15, 2012 – HBO Sports® debuts an all-new installment of “2 Days” when the feature segment returns Saturday, Oct. 27 at 10:00 p.m. (ET/PT) with a behind-the-scenes look at Maryland’s rising heavyweight sensation Seth Mitchell.
“2 Days” is a revealing and intimate look at a 48-hour span in the life of a boxer in the lead-up to one of his fights and the next edition will focus on fast-rising heavyweight prospect Seth Mitchell. … Read Article
By James Slater – Right now, there are at least a handful of young, unbeaten American heavyweights out there; fighters U.S fans are hoping will one day soon manage to bring at least a slice of the coveted title back home. Amazingly, America – the country that produced heavyweight legends like Joe Louis, Rocky Marciano, Muhammad Ali, Larry Holmes, Joe Frazier and George Foreman – has not had a heavyweight titlist since Shannon Briggs, who … Read Article