It was a double disaster for the loyal boxing fans of Douai, France, as popular local favorites Farid Chebabha and Mohamed Merah both came up short on Friday night, March 20, in World Boxing Federation (WBF) championship fights at a packed Salle Gayant.… Read Article
Report by Gianluca (Rio) Di Caro: Whilst all the local sporting headlines have been about Saturday’s big game at Anfield, between Liverpool and old rivals Manchester United, there was another local Merseyside sporting event that went somewhat under the radar due to the enormity of the fixture, which is a mighty shame as game couldn’t possibly produce even a fraction of the excitement and drama that the international pugilistic extravaganza presented by Stephen Vaughan Jr … Read Article
Photo: David Spagnolo/Main Events – In the aftermath of his IBF elimination bout this past Saturday at the Bell Centre in Montreal, former two-time cruiserweight world champion and current heavyweight contender Steve “USS” Cunningham wants to state his case to what the boxing world saw, and that is the wrong man had his hand raised.
The viewing public saw that Cunningham controlled the bout and out landed Vyacheslav Glazkov in eight of the twelve rounds … Read Article
New York (March 16, 2015)–Boxing is a funny business. Sometimes, even when you lose, you win.
So it was on Friday night, when 26-year-old Ecuadorean junior welterweight Erick Bone showed the world that he is a world-class talent and willing warrior.… Read Article
Last weekend I found myself flying across the Irish Sea to Belfast for the first Malta Boxing Commission (MBC) sanctioned pro event in the province, Chuck Tolan’s Fianna Promotions ‘Ruaille Buaille’ event and boy oh boy and was it worth it.
But before getting onto the boxing, I have to say what a great city and great people, I was made incredibly welcome and the fans on the night, at the incredible Devenish Complex, were … Read Article
Promoter Greg Cohen is sending his congratulations out to still-unbeaten southpaw Ismael “El Tigre” Barroso, and a host of others, after his highly successful and totally sold-out quadrupleheader of exciting ShoBox: The New Generation-televised knockouts on Friday night at The Space at Westbury in Westbury, New York.… Read Article
HOUSTON, TEXAS (March 16, 2015) – This past Friday night at the “Battle on the Mainland” card which took place at the Charles Doyle Convention Center in Texas City, TX, Light-Heavyweight bomber, Medzhidm “B-52” Bektemirov (15-0, 12 KOs) overpowered James Johnson (28-45-4, 17 KOs), stopping the veteran in the 1st round of their scheduled 6-round bout. A
plethora of powerful body blows by B-52 let to a big straight right hand that landed flush on … Read Article
By Justin Jones & Paul “Paparazzi” Jones: Washington, DC – Unbeaten light welterweight Mike “Yes Indeed” Reed (13-0, 6 KOs) recorded his 13th consecutive victory on Saturday night’s Keystone Boxing “Capital City” Card at the Sphinx Club in DC by seeking and destroying Edgardo “Eddie” Soto (12-9, 4 KOs), 38, in less than six minutes of work. Reed recorded his third and final knockdown – two knockdowns in the first – 2:10 into round two … Read Article
Patrick Nielsen (24-1, 12 KOs) claimed the WBA International title in his super middleweight debut with a dominant display against George Tahdooahnippah (34-2-2, 24 KOs) last night at the Ballerup Super Arena in Copenhagen.… Read Article
New York, NY (3/14/15) – On Saturday night, highly touted Irish featherweight contender Patrick “The Punisher” Hyland, of Dublin, headlined an exciting 11-bout pro-am card held at the Theater at Madison Square Garden, in New York City, titled “McMayhem in Midtown”. The evening was promoted by DiBella Entertainment, in association with Ring of Fire Promotions and Murphys Boxing, and sponsored by Manfredi Auto Group and Everlast.… Read Article