(Photo Credit: Jann Hendry/Premier Boxing Champions) Las Vegas (December 18) – The “force” was with Cuban star and newly crowned lightweight world champion Rances Barthelemy (24-0, 13 KOs) as he won a 12-round unanimous decision over Russian southpaw Denis Shafikov (36-2-1, 19 KOs) in the headlining bout of the final Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on Spike fight card of 2015. The four-fight telecast, which was supported by non-televised fights featuring some of Mayweather Promotions’ rising … Read Article2 Comments on Rances Barthelemy defeats Denis Shafikov
LOS ANGELES (Dec. 18) – Joseph “Jo Jo” Diaz Jr. (19-0, 11 KOs) retained his undefeated status and was crowned the new NABF featherweight champion after a stunning second round technical knockout of Mexico City, Mexico’s Hugo “Olimpico” Partida (20-7-2, 15 KOs) in front of nearly 1,500 fans at a jam-packed Fantasy Springs Resort Casino tonight, televised live on Boxeo Estelar on Estrella TV.… Read Article1 Comment on Joseph “Jo Jo” Diaz Jr. TKOs Hugo “Olimpico” Partida
Lou DiBella – Happy Holidays everybody, and thanks for joining us on the Deontay Wilder versus Artur Szpilka WBC heavyweight world championship conference call. This great event will be on SHOWTIME January 16, 2016 from Barclay Center in Brooklyn, New York. Wilder-Szpilka will be the first heavyweight world championship bout to take place in Brooklyn in 115 years. The last one occurred on May 11, 1900 when champion James Jeffries knocked out former champion, James … Read Article22 Comments on Wilder vs Szpilka – Full Interview Transcript
Undisputed world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury WILL attend this Sunday’s (December 20) BBC Sports Personality of the Year awards, despite weeks of controversy surrounding his nomination.
Fury, 27, shook up the sporting landscape when dethroning former world heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko by unanimous decision on November 28 in Dusseldorf, Germany, in front of a huge stadium crowd.… Read Article14 Comments on Tyson Fury WILL attend this Sunday’s BBC Sports Personality of the Year awards
Saturday’s HBO Boxing After Dark doubleheader telecast begins at 10:15 p.m. (ET/PT).
Opening up the telecast from Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, NY is a 10-round junior lightweight rumble that showcases Nicholas Walters in a matchup against Jason Sosa.… Read Article100 Comments on Bryant Jennings: 229.5 lbs. vs Luis Ortiz: 239 lbs.
Springfield, New Jersey: Today the IBF held a purse bid for the upcoming battle between Vyacheslav “Czar” Glazkov (21-0-1, 13 KOs) and Charles Martin (22-0-1, 20 KOs) for the vacant IBF Heavyweight World Title at their offices in Springfield, NJ, which Warriors Boxing won. The much-anticipated fight will take place on January 16, 2016 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. The winning bid was $1,238,000 and the IBF has ordered that the split … Read Article22 Comments on Statement on Glazkov-Martin Title Fight
Heavyweight world champion Tyson Fury is expecting a gruelling war when Andy Lee and Billy Joe Saunders share the ring this Saturday night. The newly crowned unified champion, who dethroned long time king Wladimir Klitschko last month, believes both men will leave no stone unturned after their background has made them ‘bred to fight’. … Read Article11 Comments on Tyson Fury is expecting a gruelling war between Andy Lee and Billy Joe Saunders
Ireland’s Lee (34-2-1, 24 KOs) will make the first defense of his 160-pound title against England’s Saunders (22-0, 12 KOs), the WBO’s No. 1 middleweight contender, this Saturday, Dec. 19, live on SHO EXTREME (5 p.m. ET/PT) from Manchester Arena.… Read Article6 Comments on Andy Lee – 159 ¾ Pounds vs Billy Joe Saunders – 160 Pounds
Legendary cruiserweight rivals Ola “Kryptonite” Afolabi and Marco “Kapt’ n” Huck will meet for the fourth time on Saturday, February 27 at Gerry Weber Stadium in Halle, Germany.
Presented by Huck Sports Promotion, from London, England and currently living in Los Angeles, California, Afolabi, 22-4-4 (11KO’s), will defend his IBO Cruiserweight World Title against Huck, 38-3-1 (26KO’s) of Berlin, Germany at the famed tennis stadium. … Read Article1 Comment on Huck / Afolabi Press Conference Quotes
This Saturday night live on BoxNation (Showtime Extreme in U.S.) Andy Lee and Billy Joe Saunders take center stage at the Manchester Arena. Lee is the more accomplished fighter with real one-punch knockout power. Saunders is unbeaten and will need to use his skills rather than heart to secure the victory. Both fighters come from traveling backgrounds so the WBO belt comes secondary to pride and heritage. … Read Article13 Comments on Andy Lee vs. Billy Joe Saunders: A Traveling Man Tussle in Manchester