Super-Featherweight phenomenon, Mario Barrios improved to (11-0, 6 KOs) with another sensational knockout, stopping his opponent Jose Cen Torres, at the 2:10 mark of round four. Leija Battah Promotions and Warriors Boxing promoted the event from American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas, which aired live on Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on CBS.… Read Article
It was in the cards that the challenge of Irma Balijagic Adler could easily be the toughest fight to date for World Boxing Federation (WBF) Women’s World Lightweight Champion Nicole Wesner, and this was exactly the case when they clashed on Sunday night at the Markthalle in Wismar, Germany.… Read Article
Saturday, September 5, 2015, former Heavyweight Champion Shannon “The Cannon” Briggs (59-6-1, 52 KOs) continued his campaign for a title shot by knocking out Florida native Michael Marrone (21-5, 15 KOs) in the second round of a scheduled twelve-round bout.
Briggs retired from boxing after losing to Vitali Klitschko by unanimous decision in 2010. In 2014, he returned to boxing hoping to secure another world title shot. Since his April, 2014 return, Briggs has won … Read Article
Faded former heavyweight champ, Shannon Briggs, made short work of unheralded and overmatched foe Michael Marrone last night, fighting in front of a small, but star studded and raucous crowd at the Seminole Hard Rock Live Arena, in Hollywood, Florida.
It took less than 2 rounds for Briggs, who turns 44 at the end of the year, to dispose of his hapless foe, flooring Marrone with a big right hand to the head at the … Read Article
Josh Warrington proved that he belongs at the World level with a shut-out win over Joel Brunker at the First Direct Arena in Leeds, live on Sky Sports.
Warrington’s defence of his Commonwealth and WBC International Featherweight titles against the Australian was billed as a yardstick to measure his preparedness for the big time against a familiar foe on British soil.… Read Article
The Estrella TV premiere of LA FIGHT CLUB on Boxeo Estellar brought out some of Los Angeles’ most popular stars including George Lopez, Kate Del Castillo, Enrique Castillo, Ellen K, Ponce De Leon; Golden Boy Promotions fighters USNBC Lightweight Champion Vyacheslav “Lion Heart” Shabranskyy, Julian “El Camaron” Ramirez, Carlos “The Solution” Morales, Emilio Sanchez, Roy “Pit Bull” Tapia, Oscar “El Jaguar” Negrete, Nick Arce; and “The Golden Boy” himself, Oscar De La Hoya, CEO and … Read Article
Boxing came back to Coney Island last Tuesday night, and by all accounts, it was a smashing success.
Boxing champion-turned-promoter Dmitriy Salita put together a 10-bout Brooklyn Brawl card, and fans assembled at the Brooklyn Cyclones’ MCU Park were blown away by the shocker ending to the main event.… Read Article
Oh dear I thought, as I made my way through the boisterous crowd making their way to the Notting Hill Carnival on Saturday evening, their jovial behavior made me begin to doubt that my decision to travel to the other side of the city, to attend the season opening event at York Hall was actually worth it, but in the end I decided to persevere and to be honest am really glad I did.
I … Read Article
On Saturday night London promoters Mark Lyons and Billy James-Elliott presented the first British event to feature three female professional boxing bouts, however to achieve this historic first for Women’s Boxing, the pioneering duo, whose event was sanctioned by the Malta Boxing Commission, had to overcame an unbelievable level of interference, from another boxing organization and their fellow EBU members. … Read Article
“Rockin” Robin Deakin, cruelly branded ‘Britain’s worst boxer’ by the national press in the UK – before using the tag for his own promotional ends – has taken the first crucial step to regaining his British licence by getting a much needed win on Saturday, defeating Latvia’s Deniss Kornilovs by 4 round points decision at London’s famous York Hall, winning every round.
The battle-hardened trier was born severely disabled with a condition called Talipes – … Read Article