From 2013 through 2015, 2016 Olympic silver medalist and featherweight prospect Shakur Stevenson (Newark, N.J.) (4-0, 2 KOs) opened his competitive year in Reno, Nev. He will return to that tradition in 2018, kicking off the year in an eight-round featherweight contest versus Juan Tapia (Brownsville, Texas) (8-1, 3 KOs) on Friday, February 16 at the Grand Sierra Resort and Casino’s Grand Theater.
Former world champion Brandon “Bam Bam” Rios hosted a Los Angeles media workout Wednesday in advance of his welterweight title eliminator against Danny “Swift” Garcia Saturday, Feb. 17, live on SHOWTIME from Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas and presented by Premier Boxing Champions.
Brian Halquist Productions is pleased to announce the signing of undefeated super featherweight Giovanni Mioletti Cabrera to a multiple-fight promotional contract.
The 23-year-old Mioletti Cabrera, who trains out of Chicago, Illinois, is a perfect 10-0 with 2 KOs.
Undefeated super middleweight contender Caleb “Sweethands” Plant hosted a media workout in Las Vegas Wednesday as he prepares for his world title eliminator showdown against Rogelio “Porky” Medina Saturday, February 17 as part of Premier Boxing Champions on FOX and FOX Deportes from Don Haskins Center on the UTEP campus in El Paso, Texas.
MIGUEL “El Alacran” BERCHELT (Mexico)
WBC Super Featherweight World Champion / 2nd Title Defense
Age: 26 / Date of birth: November 17, 1991
Residence: Merida, Yucatán, Mexico / Birthplace: Cancun, Quintana Roo, Mexico
Record: 32-1, 28 KOs / Total rounds: 122
World championship fights: 2-0, 1 KO
Height: 5’7” – 170cm / Reach: 71” – 180cm / Stance: Right-handed
Manager: Mario Abraham / Trainer: Jose Caballero
Following a 2017 that saw massive knockouts, shocking upsets and the rise of several Golden Boy Promotions prospects, LA FIGHT CLUB returns on March 16 for its inaugural 2018 show live from the Belasco Theater in Downtown, Los Angeles, Calif. and live on EstrellaTV’s Boxeo Estelar. The series will continue on April 6, June 1, July 6, Aug. 10, and Oct. 12, with more possible dates to follow.
Some of Frank Warren’s brightest young stars are in action at Bethnal Green’s iconic York Hall on Friday 2nd March as part of his stacked Box Academy show.
All-action Hornchurch Welterweight Sanjeev Sahota (10-0, 3 KO’s) has enjoyed a rapid rise since turning over in early 2016 and continues to work towards his first professional title. Negotiations for ‘SSS’ to take part in his first title bout on the March 2 card are ongoing.
Daniel Jacobs’ upcoming opponent is likely to be Polish warrior Maciej Sulecki, and on the same April 28 card set for Barclays Centre in New York, unbeaten heavyweight contender Jarrell Miller could face Frenchman Johann Duhaupas. According to a report via RingTV.com, with ESPN.com also reporting the news, Duhaupas, 37-4(24) will likely be the next fighter to try and attempt to derail “Big Baby,” on the card that will go out on HBO.