Archive for February, 2014

Comments Off on The New British Invasion Amateur boxing star Steed Woodall Moves to USA to pursue pro career

MIAMI (February 24, 2014) — British amateur boxing star Steed “Stallion” Woodall, in a bold trend reversal, has moved from England to pursue his professional career in the United States. Fighters from the UK such as Joe Calzaghe, Ricky Hatton, Amir Khan, Carl Froch, Nigel Benn and Prince Naseem Hamed, to name some of the more recent notables, built themselves up at home long before establishing themselves in the US market. The 19-year-old Woodall, however, moved to Miami earlier this month from Birmingham in order to launch his professional career in the US. Miffed at what he describes as being overlooked by coaches selecting the Great Britain National Team (England, Scotland and Wales), Woodall decided to pass on a potential opportunity to box in the 2016 Olympics, crossing the Atlantic Read more […]

Meet Boxcino 2014 Lightweights (Videos)

Posted: 21st February 2014 by wban100@aol.com in Upcoming Event, video
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LAUGHLIN, NV (FEBRUARY 21, 2014)–Below are video interviews of the lighteight fighters who will compete in Boxcino 2014 that begins tonight at the Edgewater Hotel Casino Resort in Laughlin, Nevada. The tournament will begin LIVE on ESPN 2, ESPN Deportes+ and WatchESPN at 9pm eastern / 6 pm pacific Media outlets may use the videos on their sites by copy/paste the embedded codes Yakubu Amidu            Chris Rudd           Petr Petrov             Fedor Papazov           Miguel Gonzalez             Miguel Read more […]

Comments Off on Rudd, Petrov, Gonzalez and Carcamo advance in Boxcino opening round

LAUGHLIN, NV (FEBRUARY 21, 2014)–The much anticipated Boxcino 2014 kicked off at the Edgewater Casino with a rousing beginning as Chris Rudd, Petr Petrov, Miguel Gonzalez and Fernando Carcamo all advanced to the semi-final round in the lightweight division on March 28th at the 4 Bears Casino in Newtown, North Dakota. Chris Rudd opened the tournament with a “Drawbreaker” decision over Yakubu Amidu. Both guys landed tremendous power shots with Amidu getting better in the second but Rudd came back the next round.  In round four it became a war of attrition with Amidu landing with Rudd on the ropes.  It was a nip and tuck fight down the stretch and when the scores were announced it was ruled a draw on the scorecards. The fighters went to the overtime round it was the activity level Read more […]

Fantasy Boxing Camp Is Fast Approaching-Please Make Your Plans Now!

Posted: 20th February 2014 by wban100@aol.com in News Story
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I am very happy to announce the 12th Anniversary of our Boxing Camp.  Learn to box with some of the Sports best trainers, boxers, Champions and Hall of Fame boxers. You will have individual training with each of them and will have plenty of sparring if you want it. This years Fantasy Boxing Camp will return to Honors Haven Resort and Spa. The stylish 4-season resort, can be found tucked away between the picturesque Catskill & Shawangunk Mountains on 250 pristine acres. Honor’s Haven is the embodiment of the classic resort. Attendees of the Fantasy Boxing Camp will have access to all the facilities that Honor’s Haven offers, including Yoga Classes, indoor and outdoor pools, indoor and outdoor tennis courts, indoor and outdoor basketball courts, hiking trails, fishing and paddleboats Read more […]

Comments Off on North America’s top cruiserweight NABA champion ‘Dangerous’ Denton Daley

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Canada (February 19, 2014) – The No. 1 cruiserweight in North America, undefeated NABA champion “Dangerous” Denton Daley (12-0, 6 KOs), pitched a complete shutout last Saturday night against veteran Andres Taylor (21-6-2, 8 KOs), winning all 12 rounds on each of the three judges’ scorecards, at Hershey Centre in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.  Photo: Denton Daley (L) assaults Andres Taylor    (pictures by Blair Diamond Photography) The 31-year-old Denton, who is rated No. 6 by the World Boxing Association (WBA), controlled the action from the opening bell despite aggravating a hand injury. Denton vs. Taylor headlined “Doomsday,” promoted by United Boxing Promotions (UBP) in association with Title Fight Promotions. Denton, a former basketball standout at Canadian Read more […]