Red-hot talent Boy Jones Jnr. has been given a massive boost after training with his idol Ricky Hatton ahead of his next fight.
Upton brothers score victories a York Hall
RICKY HATTON-TRAINED siblings Anthony and Sonny Upton impressed once again as they defeated overseas opponents at the historic York Hall in Bethnal Green, London on Saturday night (May 16).
Video: Manny Pacquiao on Jimmy Kimmel Live
HOLLYWOOD, CALIF. (April 23, 2015) – Fighter of the Decade, eight-division world champion and boxing superhero CONGRESSMAN MANNY “Pacman” PACQUIAO made another memorable guest shot on Wednesday’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! It was the ninth time Manny had been on Kimmel’s popular late-night talk show — more than any other active fighter — in their series of entertaining appearances together dating back to November 3, 2009 (the week before Manny’s knocked out defending WBO welterweight champion Miguel Cotto for his seventh of eight division world titles).
Mark Johnson, rising star Dusty Harrison and Vincent Pettway to attend “Snap, Crackle and Pop”!
Baltimore, MD (March 18, 2015) – Boxing legend Mark “Too Sharp” Johnson, undefeated Dusty Harrison and former welterweight champion Vincent Pettway will attend Baltimore Boxing’s “Snap, Crackle and Pop” Saturday, March 27.
The card takes place at Michael’s Eighth Avenue in Glen Burnie with doors opening at 6:30 pm and the first bell scheduled for 8. Tickets are on sale now by calling 410-375-9175 or going to Baltimoreboxing.com. Individual tickets start at $25 and VIP tables of 10 are available for $500. All VIP ticketholders can enjoy free hors d’oeurves from 7-8 pm and the best seats in the house.
Photos: Seldin Hammers Garcia
On Friday night, in front of a nationally televised audience over the ESPN2 network and a standing room only crowd, Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing presented the 17th installment of the popular “Rockin Fights” series at The Paramount in Huntington , NY.
Dusty Hernandez-Harrison to Participate in MLK Day Parade
WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 16, 2015) — This Monday, January 19, 2015, Southeast Washington, D.C., resident Dusty Hernandez-Harrison, the current WBC Continental Americas and WBC Youth Welterweight Champion, will participate in the Global Peace Makers 8th Annual MLK Peace Walk in his hometown.
“It’s pretty cool to be a part of something honoring MLK and his vision,” Hernandez-Harrison said. “My mom is Puerto Rican, my dad is white, my step-mom is Vietnamese and I am from a predominantly black neighborhood, that’s kind of what I feel Dr. King envisioned our society looking like one day.”
Muhammad Ali “And In This Corner” Premiere in Louisville
StageOne Family Theatre, Louisville, KY’s professional theatre for young audiences, presents a new look at the life and legacy of Muhammad Ali with the world premiere production of And in This Corner…Cassius Clay, on January 17, 2015, Ali’s 73rd birthday. Dubbed “Play it Forward: Champions Night,” the evening will feature a gala dinner as well as the play, and a post-show champagne reception honoring the Champ and the new production. The event will be co-hosted by StageOne Family Theatre, The Muhammad Ali Center and The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts. Performances will continue atThe Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts from January 19th to February 14th.
An Inspiring Group of Future American Leaders Set to Take the Ring at the Veterans Day Boxing Spectacular on November 8
Event Rosters’ Include Aspiring Military Officers, Pilots, Engineers, Ambassadors, a Pediatric Surgeon and a Future Novelist
(MASHANTUCKET, CONN.) – The athletes taking the ring for the 2014 Veterans Day Boxing Spectacular presented by Columbia Dental possess more than just athletic skill. The bout line-up on November 8 at Foxwoods Resort Casino will feature many of the United States’ brightest minds competing in honor of United States’ veterans. The 22 boxers taking part in the event include aspiring engineers, foreign diplomats, world-renowned physicians and military officers.