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Nick Charles To Return To SHOWTIME on Jan. 29 Following Cancer Battle

NEW YORK (Jan. 15, 2010) – Popular host and play-by-play boxing announcer Nick Charles will make his return to ringside following a five-month battle with bladder cancer. Charles recently announced that he is 80 percent in remission and doctors have given him the go-ahead to return to work.… Read

Michael Oliveira Brazilian Athlete of the Year Candidate

Unbeaten middleweight sensation, “Chairman of the Board” Michael Oliveira (11-0, 9 KOs), is an official candidate for the Brazilian International Press Award’s 2009 Athlete of the Year Award. The 19-year-old Oliveira, living in Miami and attending Miami Dade Community College, is the heir apparent to retired Acelino “Popo” Freitas in Brazilian boxing circles. Oliveira is […]

Facing Ali on Spike TV

Spike TV presents the world television premiere of the award-winning documentary, “Facing Ali,” Monday, February 15 (9:00-11:00pm ET/PT). Produced by Derik Murray (Legends of Hockey), Network Entertainment and Lionsgate in association with Spike TV, the film is directed by Pete McCormack (Uganda Rising) and delves into the fascinating life of boxing legend Muhammad Ali in […]

Antonio Escalante vs Miguel Roman On Feb 26

Unbeaten in six fights in his adopted hometown of El Paso, Texas, highly-ranked contender Antonio Escalante will look for El Paso win number seven on Friday, February 26, as he tests the waters at 126 pounds against rugged Mexican warrior Miguel Roman in the main event of ESPN’S “Friday Night Fights” at the Don Haskins […]

Floyd Mayweather vs Kermit Cintron?

After reading comments made to the Puerto Rican press by the President of Golden Boy Promotions, Oscar de la Hoya, stating that Kermit Cintron is “a great choice” to take on Floyd Mayweather, Jr. in the spring, Cintron has set out to make sure de la Hoya knows the interest is mutual. Mayweather (40-0, 25 […]

Berto Speaks Out On The Earthquake In Haiti

WBC Welterweight World Champion Andre Berto (Winter Haven, Fla.) is devastated by the catastrophic earthquake, which hit the island nation of Haiti on Tuesday. He had the following comments about the tragedy and rescue efforts he will be developing to assist the people in the island nation:… Read

Al Bernstein Hosts Crown Boxing Show

Hall of Fame boxing announcer Al Bernstein will again be on hand as host of the January 22nd Crown Boxing card at the Orleans Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Bernstein will be available to meet and greet fans, sign autographs, and also be ringside to call the action for the card’s broadcast. The main […]

WBC Statement on Earthquake in Haiti

From WBC President José Sulaiman: “The WBC has received several extremely concerned calls about the tragic earthquake in Haiti, and I am asking the boxing family to once again step forward and offer support either with cash or supplies to the millions in need. “We are deeply touched, and join WBC champion Andre Berto in […]

Audley Harrison signs with Matchroom and gets a shot at the European title

PRIZEFIGHTER Champion Audley Harrison has vowed to ‘gatecrash the boxing big-time’ by winning the European Heavyweight Championship in April. Harrison, 38, saved his career by triumphing in Prizefighter Heavyweights 3 in October and will now meet Poland’s Albert Sosnowski for the European belt. Former Olympic Gold medalist Harrison hopes the fight, scheduled for April 9 […]

Demetrius Andrade vs Bernardo Guereca on ESPN FNF

This Friday, fast rising undefeated jr. middleweight Demetrius Andrade (8-0, 6KO) will look to open up the new year with a bang when he takes on tough Mexican native Bernardo Guereca (15-9-1, 3KO) at the Laredo Civic Center in Laredo, TX. Andrade- Guereca is scheduled for six rounds, and will be the co-feature bout of […]

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