CHICAGO, ILLINOIS (January 11, 2015) – Chicago’s undefeated Jr. Welterweight prospect, Kenneth Sims Jr. (5-0, 2 KOs) extended on his winning streak this past Saturday at the Madison Square Garden Theater with a dominating unanimous decision against tough opponent, Christian Steele (4-12, 1 KO).… Read Article
NEW, NEW YORK (January 11, 2015) – This past Friday at the Madison Square Garden Theater, Bahamian middleweight contender, Tureano Johnson (18-1, 13 KOs) captured the WBA International and WBC Silver titles, with a bruising victory against Colombian contender Alex Theran (17-2, 2 KOs). Johnson thumped the former Olympian Theran over five rounds, dropping him once in the 4th round, then again in the 5th. Theran, who suffered an injury and could not return for … Read Article
By: Joe Latti, Brick City Boxing – The stars were out Friday night at Madison Square Garden as Roc Nation Sports kicked off the first edition of their “Throne Boxing” series. The event was televised by Fox Sports 1 and hosted by famous New York radio personalities Angie Martinez and DJ Mustard with Michael Buffer doing the pre-fight introductions. Rapper and New York City native Fabolous put on a performance in the ring before … Read Article
ORANGE, Calif. (Jan. 10, 2015) – Colombian lightweight Darley Perez (32-1, 20 KOs) retained his WBA Interim World Title by outclassing and outpointing the previously once-beaten Jonathan Maicelo (21-2, 12 KOs) of Peru in front of a sold out crowd at the Chumash Casino in Santa Ynez. Calif.… Read Article
Tacoma, WA (January 10, 2015) A special Friday night edition of Battle at the Boat started off the 2015 fight calendar with a bang. A packed house at the Emerald Queen Casino was treated to a fantastic night of fights, featuring the northwest’s best up and coming boxing talent.… Read Article
In the first card for 2015 on ESPN Friday Night Fights, WBA interim lightweight belt holder Darleys Perez (32-1, 20 kos) retained against number 6 contender Jonathan Maicelo (21-2, 12 kos) with a convincing unanimous decision at the Chumash Casino in Santa Ynez, California.
Columbian Perez was a class above his fellow 31 year old foe over the final half of the fight and punctuated a dominating performance with big rounds in eleven and twelve.… Read Article
Undefeated prospect Ivan Redkach (18-0, 14 KOs) was impressive in a sixth-round knockout victory over Yakubu Amidu (19-6-2, 17 KOs), who failed to get off his stool following the sixth round in Friday’s main event of ShoBox: The New Generation from Morongo Casino, Resort & Spa in Cabazon, Calif.
Working for the first time with new trainer Robert Garcia, Redkach, of Los Angeles by way of Ukraine, started out slow as he found his range, … Read Article
SANTA YNEZ, CALIFORNIA (January 9, 2015) – Tonight at the Chumash Casino in Santa Ynez, California, Gary Shaw Productions presented his final show as a promotional company on ESPN “Friday Night Fights”. In the 12-round main event, Darleys Perez (32-1, 20 KOs) won an impressive unanimous decision as he defended his WBA Interim Lightweight Championship against Jonathan Maicelo (21-2, 12 KOs). Perez vs. Maicelo was a promoted in association with Thompson Boxing Promotions.… Read Article
Anyone who stayed awake through the encounter between boxing’s most avoided robot, Guillermo Rigondeaux, and mere human, Hisashi Amagasa, would have been delighted to see Rigondeaux get knocked down twice and visibly hurt in round 7.
The start of the fight was typical Rigondeaux, an incredible display of balance, poise and posturing that would be heralded by the Royal Ballet School, but had everyone else nodding off more then a room full of junkies. There’s … Read Article
Saturday night (December 20) in Shelton, Washington, undefeated super middleweight Julius “The Chef” Jackson (19-0, 15 KOs) made his national television debut a memorable one by roasting Little Rock’s Jonathan Nelson in nine rounds. … Read Article