Goossen Tutor Promotions is excited to announce a special Thursday edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra and ESPN Deportes’ Noche de Combates presentado por Corona Extra set for APRIL 24 at the beautiful and luxurious Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa in Rancho Mirage, California. The fights will air live at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN2, ESPN Deportes, and will be available on computers, smartphones, Xbox, Apple TV and Roku via WatchESPN.
The International Boxing Hall of Fame announced today Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri has been named Grand Marshal of the 25th Annual Boxing Hall of Fame Parade of Champions scheduled for Sunday, June 8th at 1 p.m.
“What a wonderful way to celebrate our landmark 25th anniversary by naming Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri as parade grand marshal.” said Hall of Fame Executive Director Edward Brophy. “It will be a great day in Canastota when Miss America leads the Parade of Champions through ‘Boxing’s Hometown.’”
CHICAGO, Ill.- Undefeated prospect, Jose “Chico” Arambula (6-0, 3 KOs) of Harvey faces Milwaukee’s David L. Diaz (4-0-1, 2 KOs) in a six-round lightweight bout on the April 14 undercard of “Golden Boy Live” from Chicago’s UIC Pavilion. An amateur stand out who amassed a record of 112-25 and earned a #3 ranking from USA Boxing, the 21-year-old prospect looks forward to showcasing his skills at home in the Windy City.
Everybody who follows boxing, and almost everybody who doesn’t, knows about the Rocky story. The legendary tale of a journeyman fighter coming from nothing, getting a big opportunity and making something of himself by becoming a champion against all odds.
Lewis Pettitt will face big-hitting Brazilian Emerson Santos Carvalho on the big multi-title extravaganza at the Copper Box Arena on Saturday 12th April.
The exciting Erith battler goes for the Vacant WBA International Super-Bantamweight title as he looks to make a mark in the talent packed 122lbs division.
Belarusian hitman Sergey Khomitsky says he’ll cause a huge upset and halt fast-rising star Frank Buglioni in front of his home crowd.
Khomitsky challenges for Buglioni’s WBO European Super-Middleweight title on Saturday 12th April at the Copper Box Arena and aims to knockout the hot British prospect.
Leading boxing channel BoxNation is packing a real punch this April and May with the fight games top names including Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao set to feature live and exclusive in a jam-packed schedule.
LUIS ORTIZ, Undefeated Top Rated Heavyweight Contender
“My passion is boxing. I’ve been training since I was 12-years-old. Since that age I’ve been training to be a champion. I don’t like to talk a lot; I let my fists do the talking. I just know I am going to be a world champion. The ‘Real King Kong’ is here to stay.
Philadelphia, PA: Cuban-born light heavyweight Sullivan Barrera (10-0-0, 6 KOs) is set to make his Main Events’ debut on the Cunningham-Mansour undercard Friday night at the Liacouras Center in Philadelphia, PA. Barrera will take on 32 year old Larry Pryor of Washington, D.C. for six rounds.
Brent Bowers, the long-time chief sparring partner and cornerman for the great George Foreman, says he has helped Houston heavyweight Skipp “Strictly Business” Scott find the true potential of his punching power.