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Promoter Greg Cohen of Greg Cohen Promotions wishes to congratulate his fighter, undefeated Lateef “Power” Kayode (19-0, 15 KOs) for his impressive heavyweight-debut victory on Friday night (December 6). Fighting for the first time in 18 months and now as a heavyweight, Kayode scored a TKO 2 over journeyman Travis Fulton (21-34, 20 KOs) at […]
Kubrat Pulev (18-0, 9 KOs) has to adapt for a new opponent! The IBF its mandatory challenger to Heavyweight World Champion Wladimir Klitschko should have stepped into the ring against Sherman Williams. However, Williams did suffer an injury to his right hand in his final preparations and is therefore unable to fight Pulev on December […]
New York, NY / Monaco / Johannesburg (December 9, 2013) — A sensational world title clash has been added to “Monte Carlo Night of Champions” on Saturday, FEBRUARY 1, 2014 as South African-based knockout artist Ilunga “Junior” Makubu and undefeated Polish contender Pawel “Hamas” Kolodziej will battle for the World Boxing Association (W.B.A.) Interim Cruiserweight […]
WBA, WBC & WBO Female Welterweight Champion Cecilia Braekhus (23-0, 7 KOs), the pound-for-pound number one, will defend her titles against former world champion Myriam Lamare (22-3, 10 KOs) in Frederikshavn on January 18. “This is a tough start of the new year,” the First Lady said from her training base in Berlin. “Lamare is […]
Halesowen Super Middleweight prospect, Lennox Clarke, is ready to build on his impressive start to professional boxing when he returns to action next week. The 22 year-old enjoyed an explosive debut in the paid ranks when he blew away James Child inside two rounds last month. It was impressive from the 22 year-old, whose only […]
Trainer Lee Beard is predicting a terrific fight but is backing Vusi Malinga to beat Darlington’s Stuart Hall and take the IBF world bantamweight title back to South Africa. Hall and Malinga go head-to-head at Leeds’ First Direct Arena on December 21 for the vacant crown, and Manchester-based Beard will be on corner duty for […]
Warren Tansey is hoping it will all be worth the wait on December 14, when he returns to the ring after almost two years out of the game. The Middleton middleweight was on a good run of just one defeat in 11 outings, and a title belt in his last fight, before serious injury robbed […]
MICHAEL JENNINGS has advised Matty Askin to not think about big title fights in 2014 just yet. Having won the British and WBU crowns as well as facing the mighty Miguel Cotto at Madison Square Garden, Jennings knows what it takes to get to the top and is keen to teach Askin about the dangers […]
A virus picked up in training camp has forced David Price (15-2, 13 KOs) to postpone his December 14 scheduled bout with Evengy Orlov (14-12-1, 10 KOs). ‘’It is unfortunate but these things happen and one has to act responsibly,‘’ said promoter Kalle Sauerland. ‘This is a minor set back and has no effect on […]
Four World Boxing Federation (WBF) championship fights took place on one card Saturday night, December 7, at the Speedfit Sporthalle in Vienna, Austria. In all four bouts the fans at ringside had reason to celebrate, as local favorites came out on top against foreign opposition. Undefeated defending WBF Intercontinental Light Heavyweight Champion Timy “The Bomber” […]
NEW YORK (Dec. 8, 2013) — Light heavyweight Lionell “Lonnie B” Thompson (14-2, 9 KOs) continues on his personal path of retribution this Saturday night as he takes on Ryan “The Irish Outlaw” Coyne (21-1, 9 KOs) at Resorts International Hotel & Casino, Superstar Theatre, in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Thompson vs. Coyne is the […]
Malignaggi, Rigondeaux, Sturm, Lara, Porter, and Kirkland” edition of “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap Tonight at 9PM EST/6PM PST, “JEK III Productions” presents a special “Golden Boy versus Top Rank” edition of “The Pugilist KOrner’s: Weekend Wrap”!! Pugilist KOrner link: blogtalkradio.com/wcsteelerfan/2013/12/09/tha-weekend-wrap Pugilist KOrner listener line: 718-506-1506
BROOKLYN, N.Y. (December 8, 2013) – Two weeks after his 33rd birthday, Paulie “The Magic Man” Malignaggi (33-5, 7 KO’s) picks up his 33rd win in a unanimous decision victory over Zab “Super” Judah (42-9, 29 KO’s) in front of his hometown crowd at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. The fight, promoted by Golden Boy […]
Lausanne, Switzerland, December 12, 2013 – Despite heading into the match a bout down owing to a walk-over, the Dolce & Gabbana Italia Thunder defeated their German opponents in what was a very easy night in the office for the stylish Italian squad. It was the turn of the Flyweights (52kg), Lightweights (60kg), Welterweights (69kg), […]
Golden Boy Promotions has teamed up with FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes to return to Barclays Center in Brooklyn, on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 with one of best matchups the network has seen thus far when former World Champions “Vicious” Victor Ortiz and Brooklyn’s own Luis Collazo collide in a pivotal showdown for the […]
British Light-Middleweight Champion Liam Smith has extended his promotional deal with Frank Warren by signing a new deal. The Liverpool ace put on a ruthless performance tonight in front of his home fans at the Liverpool Echo Arena to destroy challenger Mark Thompson inside four rounds to successfully make the first defence of his title.
BROOKLYN, NY (DECEMBER 7, 2013)–TONIGHT!! at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, Golden Boy Promotions presents a memorable night of boxing that will feature not only The Battle for Brooklyn, Zab Judah vs. Paulie Malignaggi but three world title bouts. Featured on a stacked undercard will be WBA #13 ranked Super Bantamweight Juan “Baby Tito” Dominguez […]
December 6, 2013 – Tonight Gary Shaw Productions presented another edition of the popular series titled “Central Coast Championships” at the Chumash Casino in Santa Ynez, California. In the main event, local fan favorite Francisco Santana scored a 10-round unanimous decision over Joachim Alcine. Santana dominated the bout from the opening round, throwing hard punches […]
With boxing superstars Ricky Hatton and Amir Khan both set to be ringside, VIP Promotions head Steve Wood is promising an entertaining evening of boxing at the Robin Park Centre in Wigan on December 14. The 11-fight card, a co-promotion between VIP and Hatton Promotions, will be streamed live on VIPBOXING.TV and features a number […]
SHELTON, Wash. (Dec. 7, 2013) – Boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather’s “Money Team’’ fighters went 4-0 in fights Friday on ShoBox: The New Generation live on SHOWTIME® from Little Creek Casino Resort. Each won by convincing knockout, much to the delight of Floyd, who watched from ringside. “I’m proud of my team,’’ he said. “We have […]
By Reni M. Valenzuela: Richard Shaefer of Golden Boy Promotions is bitterly mad at Top Rank’s Bob Arum. He minced no word in his latest tirade against the latter a la Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago versus a fellow Philippine senator who is in his 80s like Arum.
Lausanne, Switzerland, December 6, 2013 – The Ukraine Otamans have thrown down the gauntlet to Group A rivals the Dolce & Gabbana Italia Thunder by overwhelming the 4th placed Argentina Condors side in a fantastic display of boxing as the Flyweights (52kg), Lightweights (60kg), Welterweights (69kg), Light Heavyweights (81kg) and Super Heavyweights (91+kg) showed their […]
Lausanne, Switzerland, December 6, 2013 – The Azerbaijan Baku Fires pulled off a staggering away win in Poland tonight against a weak looking Hussars side. Despite being drawn as underdogs in the so-called “Group of Death”, this is very bad news indeed for the Poles who have yet to win a bout this season.
In front of a good crowd at the Brandenburg Halle in Frankfurt/Oder, live on free web stream worldwide, and televised by SAT 1 in Germany, World Boxing Federation (WBF) Womens World Champions Ramona Kuehne and Christina Hammer successfully defended their crowns on Friday night, December 6. Super Featherweight World Champion Kuehne put on a convincing […]
Saturday’s HBO Boxing After Dark telecast tripleheader airs at 9:45 p.m. (ET/PT). The HBO telecast kicks off live from Boardwalk Hall’s Adrian Phillips Ballroom in Atlantic City when middleweights Matthew Macklin and Lamar Russ square off in a 10-round contest.