Archive for November 27th, 2013

Comments Off on Zab Judah and Paulie Malignaggi Media Conference Call Transcript

Marylyn Aceves Thanks everyone for joining us today. We have Zab Judah and Paulie Maliganggi available to talk to you and answer your questions about the fight Richard Schaefer Thank you, Marylyn. I’m really excited, I’ve been talking with Paulie and Zab Judah, I know its freezing cold in New York but those guys are going to heat up the Barclays Center. It’s been a terrific year for SHOWTIME. It has been the best year in boxing history for SHOWTIME and SHOWTIME is not ending the year with one bang but two bangs. The first one will be Dec. 7 here with Judah and Malignaggi. It’s a battle of Brooklyn; it’s for the pride of Brooklyn. We also have some of the best talent in those respective weight classes that are going to be showcasing what they are all about in meaningful fights. Read more […]

Four WBF Title Fights in Austria December 7th

Posted: 27th November 2013 by wban100@aol.com in Upcoming Event, WBF Press Release
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On Saturday December 7 at the Speedfit Sporthalle in Vienna, Austria, local promotional outfit Box-Team Vienna is staging a massive card featuring no less than four World Boxing Federation (WBF) title fights involving local fighters against tough foreign opposition. Topping the bill, WBF Intercontinental Middleweight Champion Gogi “Lionheart” Knezevic, 25-4-1 (12), is set to defend his title against Georgian challenger Robinson Omsarashvili, 13-5-3 (7). 34-year-old Knezevic won the title last May defeating former European title-challenger Jozsef Matolcsi from Hungary, and the Omsarashvili-encounter will be his first defense. A victory could be a step closer to a shot at the vacant WBF World title. Undefeated WBF Intercontinental Light Heavyweight Champion Timy Shala, 17-0 (7), will Read more […]

Comments Off on Jason Barnett Late Replacement for Manuel Quezada for Travis Kauffman fight

This Saturday night at the Santander Arena in Reading, PA, WBA number-ten ranked Heavyweight Travis Kauffman (26-1, 19 KO’s) will now fight Jason Barnett in the 10 round main event for the WBU Intercontinental Heavyweight championship. Kauffman was originally due to fight Manuel Quezada but Quezada failed to supply the proper paperwork and Barnett was summoned for this title opportunity. “After it was apparent that Quezada would not be able to make the fight, we looked for good suitable replacements.  We put calls into Derrick Rossy, Epifanio Mendoza and Bowie Topou but Barnett was the only guy willing to take the fight.”, said Kings Promotions Marshall Kauffman. Barnett of Clearwater, Florida has a record of 14-14 with 7 wins coming by knockout. He holds wins over John Poore Read more […]

Comments Off on The Pittsburgh Kid Rises to Challenge for World Title Once Again!

Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort in association with Roy Jones Jr. Presents, Golden Boy Promotions & TNT Promotions present a special edition of “Live Championship Boxing” on Saturday November 30th, 2013 at The Harv.  In the 12 Round Main Event, Paul “The Pittsburgh Kid” Spadafora faces Johan “El Terrible” Perez of Caracas, Venezuela for the WBA Interim Super Lightweight World Title. Spadafora (48W-0L-1D, 19KO), the former IBF World Champion, following an extended period of lows has astonishingly roared back over the past year with three victories over top contenders including capturing the NABF Title in his last bout jetting himself back to the top of the division & earning another crack at another World Title.  Currently carrying the best record of any active Read more […]