Archive for November 26th, 2013

Its The Defining Night for Bowes

Posted: 26th November 2013 by wban100@aol.com in Upcoming Event
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29 year old Philip “Quicksilver” Bowes has made a fine start to his career with 6 unbeaten fights but now takes on a massive step up in class when he takes on former British Champion Paul Appleby as a special feature in the “Lionheart and Braveheart” show promoted by Steve Goodwin of Goodwin Promotions at York Hall on December 7th. Bowes says of his massive opportunity “I am delighted to have the opportunity to box someone of Paul’s credentials and this fight will show whether I am capable of getting to British title level myself which I believe I am.” Bowes continued “I do not want to build my record to 10-0 against nobodies. I want to be boxing for titles over the next 6 months and am aiming for Southern Area and English titles by that time.” For Appleby it is a Read more […]

Comments Off on Champion Molina Staying Active in Chicago Community While Waiting for Next Big Fight

   IBF Junior Middleweight Champion “King” Carlos Molina is making good on his promise to be a “people’s champion”, as he continues to interact with the public in his beloved Chicago while waiting for his next big fight. Last Friday at Curie High School on Chicago’s Southwest side, Molina and WBA # 6 heavyweight “Fast” Fres Oquendo were guests of honor at Curie’s annual Community Fall Festival. The pair signed autographs, posed for photos and spoke to young people about the importance of hard work. “This is an amazing event, and it feels really good to give back to my neighborhood. I am grateful for the invite,” said Molina, who was raised and still lives minutes from Curie. Meanwhile, Molina (22-5-2, 6 KOs) has been staying active in the gym while fielding offers and challenges Read more […]

Comments Off on Showtime Sports will Premiere the Latest Chapter of its Acclaimed Documentary Series ALL ACCESS

NEW YORK (Nov. 26, 2013) – SHOWTIME Sports will premiere the latest chapter of its acclaimed documentary series ALL ACCESS: Broner vs. Maidana, replay classic fights from seminal moments in each fighter’s career and offer additional exclusive behind-the-scenes content-all in the buildup to Saturday, Dec. 14, when Adrien “The Problem” Broner and Marcos “El Chino” Maidana headline the highly anticipated four-fight SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® event in San Antonio, Texas. ALL ACCESS: Broner vs. Maidana, a two-episode series, will premiere on Saturday, Dec. 7 at 7:30 p.m. ET/4:30 p.m. PT on SHOWTIME-immediately preceding the live SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING telecast headlined by Zab Judah vs. Paulie Malignaggi-with replays on SHOWTIME, SHOWTIME EXTREME® and CBS Sports Network.  Following Read more […]

Escalante Gears Up For Biggest Fight of Career

Posted: 26th November 2013 by wban100@aol.com in News Story, Upcoming Event
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SAN CARLOS, CA (November 26, 2013) – Super-Flyweight Bruno Escalante (10-1-1, 5KOs) is gearing up for the biggest fight of his career as he prepares to battle Michael Ruiz (9-3, 3 KOs) of Fresno California for the IBA Super-Flyweight championship.  The 10-round bout is set to happen on December 7th at the Sports House in Escalante’s hometown of Redwood City California.  Escalante, a California resident by way of Cebu, Philippines, is fully prepared to give his fans a night to remember. With less than two weeks away, Escalante comments on his training camp and future plans if victorious. “Training camp has been very difficult,” said Escalante. “Ruiz is a southpaw so I have to be super focused on circling the right way. I’m happy with the way training camp has been going.  I’ve done Read more […]

Dominic Breazeale Returns to Action Tonight

Posted: 26th November 2013 by wban100@aol.com in News Story
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Sunrise, Florida (November 26, 2013) – In the telecast that has been dubbed “Heavyweights Collide” on Golden Boy Live, unbeaten heavyweight prospect Dominic “Trouble” Breazeale (7-0, 7 KO’s) will be returning to the ring tonight in a six round bout which was scheduled to be featured live on Fox Sports 1. Breazeale’s return to the ring was anticipated by many boxing insiders and DB  fans of the heavyweight division as he was scheduled to face his toughest opponent to date in journeyman Nagy Aguilera. Unfortunately, Aguilera pulled out of the fight unexpectedly due to a back injury on Sunday and Breazeale will now be facing Keith Barr (11-4, 3 KO’s) of West Virginia. Breazeale is disappointed due to the turn of events as he trained diligently for Aguilera. However, he is definitely up to Read more […]

Comments Off on Randall Bailey notches 44th career win Working way back into welterweight mix

MIAMI (November 26, 2013) – Three-time, two-division world champion Randall “KO King” Bailey (44-8, 37 KOs) returned to the ring last Saturday night in Tampa for his first fight in 13 months, defeating Ecuador welterweight Humberto “Bam Bam” Toledo (41-11-2, 25 KOs) by way of an eighth-round disqualification for the vacant World Boxing Council (WBC) International belt. Bailey battered Toledo from the opening bell right up to the bizarre ending, in which Toledo suddenly and surprisingly took a knee in the middle of the ring, only to get back up and get disqualified for pushing referee Frank Santore, Jr. into the ropes. “I wasn’t really surprised because I saw the way he was responding in the first couple of rounds,” Bailey explained. “I was hitting him hard and often and he was looking Read more […]