Top super featherweight contender Gary “The Lion” Russell Jr. will kick off the FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes telecast live from Barclays Center on Thursday, Jan. 30 when he faces Obregon, Mexico’s Miguel “Yaqui” Tamayo in the opening televised bout on the fight card headlined by the WBA International Welterweight Title fight between “Vicious” Victor Ortiz and Luis Collazo.
Liverpool’s Carl ‘Dynamite’ Dilks makes his cruiserweight debut live on VIPBOXING.TV when he tops the bill at Southport’s Floral Hall on February 28. The 30-year-old, who has previously fought for English and Commonwealth honours at super-middle, knows he doesn’t have forever left in the game but believes the move up in weight will signal the most successful period of his career.
Gavin Rees says that defeat against Gary Buckland at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff on February 22 would spell the end of his career.
The former WBA World Light Welterweight champion was stopped by Adrien Broner in Atlantic City for ‘The Problem’s’ WBC Lightweight crown in February and followed that with a slender defeat to Anthony Crolla in Bolton in June.
Gary Shaw Productions and Antonio Leonard Promotions have just signed two of the top U.S. amateur boxers in Kenneth Sims Jr. and Eduardo Martinez. Both fighters who hail from Chicago, IL, were brought to the professional ranks by manager James Prince and are trained by Kenneth Sims Sr.
Promoter Dave Murphy today announced that he has signed former amateur European Union Bronze medalist Sarah Knight to his ever growing stable of boxers.
Most football fans make a serious effort to get ready for the Super Bowl.
Those hosting it commonly prepare tasty food, load up on beverages, and decorate their house to make America’s most popular annual event enjoyable for a large group of guests. For the football fanatics that aren’t having others over, there are many places to watch the big game. Similar to New Years Eve, debates on where to go isn’t uncommon and choosing where to watch the Super Bowl is not typically easy.
(SPOKANE, WASH.) – 2014 USA Boxing National Championships action concluded with 20 final round bouts in both men’s and women’s action on Saturday at the Pend Oreille Pavilion at the Northern Quest Resort and Casino on Saturday. The day’s competition featured several rematches and action-packed contests in the 20 final round bouts.
Olympic bronze medalist Marlen Esparza (Houston, Texas) broke her own record for USA Boxing National Championships success, winning her eighth USA Boxing National Championships title. Esparza faced off with Virginia Fuchs (Kemah, Texas) in a rematch of the 2013 flyweight final. The bout was a battle for Houston supremacy and Esparza put her foot on the gas in the third meeting between the two. She gave Fuchs a standing eight count midway through the bout en route to a unanimous decision victory.
(SPOKANE, WASH.) – Boxing fans and tournament participants have all been looking forward to Friday’s semifinal bouts throughout the week of competition and the day’s action did not disappoint. The semifinal round marked the tournament debut for all three 2012 Olympians as well as multiple reigning champions, and both the veterans and previously unheralded competitors put on a show.
2012 Olympic bronze medalist Marlen Esparza (Houston, Texas) set the tone for her Olympic teammates with an impressive third round TKO victory in her bout with Katie Durgin (Boston, Mass.). Esparza gave Durgin two standing eight counts in the third round of their flyweight semifinal contest before the referee halted the bout at the 1:21 mark of the stanza. Esparza’s win sets up a rematch of the 2013 USA Boxing National Championships women’s flyweight final round bout with Virginia Fuchs (Kemah, Texas).