Archive for November 23rd, 2013

McCreedy and Traietti win in Beantown – Boston Fight Results

Posted: 23rd November 2013 by wban100@aol.com in Fight Results
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BOSTON (Nov. 23, 2013) – Big Six Entertainment closed its 2013 season on a strong note, featuring its best top-to-bottom card of the year, tonight at The Royale Nightclub Boston (formerly The Roxy).  In the main event on “Royale Rumble,” presented by Big Six Entertainment in association with Danny Kelly Promotions, “Irish” Joey McCreedy (17-6-2, 6 KOs) won a unanimous six-round decision over Steven “Too Sharpshooter” Tyner (3-13-2, 2 KOs). McCreedy, fighting out of the same hometown as “Irish” Micky Ward (Lowell, Mass.) and his trainer Dicky Eklund, plans to fight as a super middleweight in 2014. Joey McCreedy (R) attacks Steven Tyner -(photo by Emily Harney / Big Six Entertainment) Irag War veteran Chris Traietti (14-3, 10 KOs), fighting out of nearby Quincy, decked Randy “The Rattler” Read more […]

WBF: Moyo, Tshicila Wins WBF All Africa Titles

Posted: 23rd November 2013 by wban100@aol.com in News Story, WBF Press Release
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It was a real night of the underdogs on Friday November 22 at a packed Cape Sun Hotel in Cape Town, South Africa, as Zimbabwean Elvis Moyo and late replacement Themba Tshicila won World Boxing Federation (WBF) All Africa titles at Heavyweight and Super Featherweight respectively. Having fought to a controversial draw in their original encounter last March, Moyo put all the controversy aside in this rematch and beat local favorite Osborne Machimane with a smart tactical performance, showing it was no fluke that he gave current WBF World Cruiserweight champion Danie Venter a torrid time in his last bout. After ten rounds of boxing, judges Elroy Marshal and Rasie Erasmus scored the fight 99-91 and 98-92 for Moyo, while judge Clifford Mbelu seemed to be way off the mark with his 95-95 score. With Read more […]

Froch and Groves weigh in and are ready for war

Posted: 23rd November 2013 by wban100@aol.com in News Story
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 SAN DIEGO, CA. (November 23, 2013)—TODAY it will be one of the most anticipated bouts of 2013 when IBF/WBA Super Middleweight champion Carl Froch (31-2, 22 KO’s) defends his titles against undefeated George Groves (19-0, 15 KO’s) in a bout that will be televised LIVE in the United States on AWE and AWEtv.com.  The action begins at 3pm ET / 12 PM noon PT The passion from both fighters has been seen and heard as the trash talk has been ramped up over the past few weeks that has created a heated tension between the fighters.   “Hate is a strong word – I don’t hate him,” said Froch. “I just don’t like him. There’s nothing desirable about him, his attitude, his demeanor, the way he conducts himself, his lack of professionalism.” Froch weighed in at 167 ¾ lbs while Read more […]