Archive for June, 2013

Comments Off on Team Wilkey Gunning for Glory in Prizefighter – by Dave Wilkey

(JUNE 19) THE eight man line-up for the Betfair Light-Welterweight Prizefighter has now been completed and it looks to have all the credentials of another explosive night at York Hall in Bethnal Green on July 6th. Matchroom Sport provides a sold-out event packed full of young talent all looking to take home the winning £32,000 cheque with the action being broadcast live on Sky Sports. On the same evening Lightweight Kevin Mitchell makes a return in a warm up fight after a lengthy lay off before joining Matchroom Sport Promotions. photo: Greaves, Connor, Wilkey, Weise, Naylor and Arif. Gym mates Danny ‘Cassius’ Connor (8-5-1) and unbeaten Eren Arif (3-0) are both confident going into the competition after recently changing their training arrangements with trainer Alec Wilkey, moving Read more […]

Luna Victorious At Chumash Casino

Posted: 18th June 2013 by wban100@aol.com in Uncategorized
Comments Off on Luna Victorious At Chumash Casino

SANTA YNEZ, CA (June 18, 2013) – Tonight Gary Shaw Productions and the  Chumash Resort Casino in Santa Ynez, Calif., put on another great night of boxing.  The show titled “Central Coast Championship Night” had the fans in attendance on their feet with a plethora of action packed bouts.  In the main event, popular undefeated lightweight prospect Alejandro Luna and Sergio Rivera fought for the vacant  “WBC Youth” interim and “Central Coast” lightweight titles Photo by Mario Serrano – Gary Shaw Productions Luna, for the first time in his career fought the entire fight from the southpaw stance.  It proved to be a good strategy for Luna in the early rounds as he avoided punches from a distance.  In the middle rounds both fighters were exchanging blows, going toe to toe Read more […]

Comments Off on Willie Nelson cool with HBO debut fight on June 29 – Rumble Time Promotions

ST. LOUIS (June 18, 2013) – World Boxing Council (WBC) No. 3-rated Willie “The Great” Nelson (20-1-1, 12 KOs), just  like everything else in his life, is cool with his HBO® debut fight on June 29, against Argentinian veteran Luciano Leonel “El Principito” Cuello (32-2, 16 KOs), at MGM Grand Theater at Foxwoods ® Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut.  The 10-round fight between Nelson and Cuello will be the HBO opener (9:45 p.m. ET/PT start) on a special triple-header, promoted by DiBella Entertainment and K2 Promotions, headlined by World Boxing Association (WBA) International Boxing Organization (IBO) middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (26-0, 23 KOs) defending against former world title challenger Matthew “Mack The Knife” Macklin (29-4, 20 KOs).  IBO super middleweight Read more […]