Archive for April, 2016

Comments Off on WBF Titles Conquered In Germany, Philippines & Uganda

Germany, Philippines and Uganda set the scene for World Boxing Federation (WBF) championship bouts on Saturday, April 30, as thousands of boxing fans witnessed the crowning of two new Intercontinental champions and two new International titlist.  In Germany, at the Tangerhuette Kulturhaus, Samir Nebo stopped Andrei Mazanik from Belorussia to win the vacant WBF Intercontinental Heavyweight title. Nebo seemed to be cruising along steadily, winning the first four rounds comfortably, when the visitor tripped and hurt his ankle. Mazanik did get back on his feet, but when Nebo took advantage of the situation by opening up with combinations, the trainer of Mazanik pulled his man out and Nebo was declared the winner by fifth round technical knockout (time 2:41) and improved his record to 8-1-1 Read more […]

Comments Off on Zac Dunn Successfully Defended WBC Title – Press Release

Star Boxing’s undefeated Super Middleweight Zac Dunn (21-0 17KO Melbourne, AU), successfully defended the WBC International Silver Super Middleweight championship with a spectacular third round KO over tough veteran Les Sherrington (35-9-0 19KO) at The Melbourne Pavilion, Flemington, Victoria, AU.  Crocodile Dunn electrified the Australian crowd with his non-stop assault on his overmatched opponent.     Dunn started exchanging with Sherrington from the get-go, finding his range and testing his resolve.  Dunn unloaded power shots to Sherrington’s head and body, with his game opponent firing back.  As his opponent was backed into the ropes in the second round, Dunn floored him a vicious left hook to the body.  Dunn, imposing his sharp jab in the third, continued the assault Read more […]

Comments Off on Andre Dirrell Wins Unanimous Decision over Blake Caparello in Premier Boxing Champions on Spike Live from the Taj Mahal Casino & Hotel in Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (April 30, 2016) /Press Release – King Promotions of card- Olympic Bronze Medalist Andre Dirrell (25-2, 16 KOs) defeated Australia’s Blake Caparello (22-2-1, 6 KOs) by unanimous decision (98-91 X 3) in a 10-round super middleweight attraction in the Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on Spike main event from the Taj Mahal Casino and Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey. In a bout that started off with a lot of back and forth action, Caparello struck first with a left in the second round that sent Dirrell to the canvas. “The knockdown I got in the second round felt good,” said Caparello. “I knew I had him hurt, but I wasn’t able to capitalize on it.” Caparello again got Dirrell against the ropes and seemingly into a bit of trouble with a similar Read more […]

Comments Off on Brawl At The Mall: Undefeated! Filipino Prospects Vie For WBF Title

The next installment of Sanman Promotions “Brawl At The Mall” series goes ahead on Saturday April 30 at the Makati Square Cinema Boxing Arena in Makati City, Metro Manilla, Philippines, headlined by a World Boxing Federation (WBF) championship fight. Undefeated prospects “Magic” Mike Plania, a 19-year-old from General Santos City, and Lorence Rosas (21), hailing from Puerto Princesa City, will vie for the vacant WBF International Bantamweight crown in what will be both boxers first title fight. While the younger man by almost three years and a professional for a shorter time, Plania has been the more active of the two and currently spots a fine 9-0 record, with four wins inside the distance. Southpaw Rosas brings a 5-0-2 ledger to the bout, having stopped two of his opponents Read more […]

Comments Off on Mijares vs. Gutierrez…A Real War from Cancun – Pepe Rodriguez

Next June 4, Mexicans Andres “Jaguar” Gutierrez and Christian “Diamante” Mijares, will step in the ring to fight 12 rounds at the Oasis Arena of Cancun, Quintana Roo, México, in a co-promotion of Promociones del Pueblo and Cancun Boxing, which will be broadcast across Mexico by Televisa Deportes on its weekly serial “Sábados de Box”. Mijares, who was crowned WBC super flyweight World Champion after defeating Katsushige Kawashima in Tokyo Japan in 2007, is an experienced fighter (35) who has faced several rivals such as Jorge “Travieso” Arce, Vic Darchinyan, Victor “Vikingo” Terrazas and Leo “Terremoto” Santa Cruz among many others, and is considered the best fighter from Gomez Palacio, Durango, México. On the other hand, Andres Gutiérrez, from Queretaro, Mexico, is a young undefeated Read more […]

Comments Off on Great talents from LA, Las Vegas, San Diego and Oakland to debut in Salon Mezzanine’s “Redemption” May 13th card

The “Redemption” boxing card, to be presented at the Salon Mezzanine of Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico scheduled for next May 13, will feature some of the most prominent prospects from prestigious boxing gyms in Oakland, Los Angeles, San Diego, California and Las Vegas, Nevada.  Presented by Borizteca Boxing, the card will consist of 13 fights, mostly 4 round bouts, with 56 scheduled rounds, and will include the professional debut of the two sons of the late boxer Hector “Torero” Lopez. Featherweight Adam Lopez will face Hector Garcia, while Hector Lopez Jr. will face an opponent to be named in the super featherweight division.  The Lopez brothers come from the Pullmans Boxing Gym and represesent Team Humble Hands of Burbank. They are trained by the experienced Eddie Levine, who in his Read more […]

Comments Off on Del Valle to battle Snow May 13 in Washington, DC!

Bayamon, PR (April 29, 2016) – 122 pound powerhouse Luis “Orlandito” Del Valle looks to continue his march towards the top of his division when he faces hard hitting Thomas “KO” Snow in an eight round bout Friday, May 13 at the D.C. Armory.  The fight will air live on BET at 10 PM ET.  Living and fighting out of Bayamon, PR, Del Valle’s professional record is 21-2 with 16 wins coming by way of knockout. A former NABA featherweight titlist, Del Valle destroyed Josh Crespo inside of two rounds April 9 in New Hampshire. Against Snow, Del Valle will look for his fourth straight win by stoppage.  Hailing from Capitol Heights, MD, which is 30 minutes from the nation’s capital, Snow enters the ring with an impressive 18-2 ledger and 12 victories via knockout. A winner in eight of his Read more […]

Comments Off on Split-T Management signs World Amateur Sensation Marquis Moore

New York, NY (April 29, 2016) – Split-T Management is happy to announce the signing of International Golden Gloves Champion and two-time National Golden Gloves champion, Marquis Moore to a managerial contract. Moore, who was honorably discharged from the army after serving our country for 3 years, will be making his professional debut as a middleweight tonight in Indianapolis, IN on a card promoted by 4 Champs Promotions.Moore, 25, was among the United States top amateur middleweights as he compiled a record of 140-15, highlighted by representing Team USA in many international events including winning the World National Golden Gloves as well as winning the gold medal in numerous national championships including the 2012 Armed Forces Championships, 2013 and 2014 National Golden Gloves, 2015 Read more […]

Comments Off on Lightweight World Champion Rances Barthelemy Battles Former World Champion Mickey Bey

HOLLYWOOD, FL. (April 29, 2016) Press Release- Undefeated lightweight world champion Rances “Kid Blast” Barthelemy (24-0, 13 KOs) will make his first title defense against former world champion Mickey “The Spirit” Bey (22-1-1, 10 KOs) in the main event of Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on Spike Friday, June 3 at the Hard Rock Live at the Seminole Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida.   Televised coverage begins at 9 p.m. ET/PT as unbeaten Puerto Rican prospect Emmanuel Rodriguez (14-0, 10 KOs) takes on hard-hitting Mexican Victor “Pitufo” Proa (28-1-2, 21 KOs) in a 10-round bantamweight affair. “There were rumors that a fight between me and Mickey Bey was on the brink of happening prior to my fight against Denis Shafikov, so now that it is here, I know it was destined to happen,” said Read more […]

Comments Off on Chad Dawson, Ryan Kielczweski & Undefeated Prospects Highlight Undercard Action

MASHANTUCKET, CT (April 11, 2016) – A stacked undercard of action featuring former world champion “Bad” Chad Dawson (33-4, 18 KOs), featherweight contender Ryan Kielczweski (24-1, 7 KOs) and undefeated prospects Antonio Russell (5-0, 4 KOs) and Carlos Gongora (4-0, 3 KOs) comes to Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, CT., on Saturday, April 16.   The event is headlined by a SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING doubleheader of world title fights: WBC Featherweight World Champion Gary Russell Jr. battles Ireland’s Patrick “The Punisher” Hyland and IBF Junior Lightweight World Champion Jose “Sniper” Pedraza takes on top contender Stephen “Swifty” Smith from the UK, with televised coverage beginning live on SHOWTIME at 11 p.m. ET/8 p.m. PT.   Dawson will face the veteran Cornelius White (23-4, Read more […]

Comments Off on Star Boxing’s Joe Smith, Jr. Ready to Take Next Step in Light Heavyweight Ranks

New York,  April 11 – Star Boxing’s Joe Smith, Jr. (20-1, 16 KOs) looks to continue his climb up the light heavyweight ladder when he faces tough and dangerous Brazilian Fabiano Pena (16-4-1, 12 KOs) in the main event in the 23rd installment of Star Boxing’s Rockin’ Fights series on Saturday night, April 23, at the Paramount in Huntington, New York. Dubbed the “Irish Bomber” because of his knockout power, Smith is highly-regarded among the light heavyweight prospects during a young career guided by promoter Joe DeGuardia. The local hero, fighting out of Mastic, will be making his fourth appearance. Smith, Jr. has reeled off 14 straight triumphs, including nine by way of KO. In his latest win, the Irish Bomber scored a thrilling, unanimous 10-round decision over Will Rosinsky, while showcasing Read more […]

Comments Off on “Machine Gun” Yamaguchi Takes On Young-Gun Kobayashi For WBF World Title

Fourteen years after his professional debut in 2002, Kenichi “Machine Gun” Yamaguchi (35) will be looking to finally win a world championship when he takes on undefeated fellow countryman Kentaro Kobayashi (25) for the vacant World Boxing Federation (WBF) World Super Bantamweight title on Saturday April 23 in Osaka, Japan.  Yamaguchi, 19-3-2 (5), captured a regional title in 2009 when he beat Roberto Lerio in Australia, and in 2011 he traveled to Mexico to challenge Orlando Salido for the WBO World Featherweight title, but was stopped in the eleventh round after a valiant effort.  He has since been trying to get in line for another world championship opportunity, and after basing his career in the Philippines in 2014 he now returns to his native country for the big chance against a talented Read more […]

Mike Tyson tells Abraham to knock out Ramirez

Posted: 6th April 2016 by wban100@aol.com in Latest News
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Arthur Abraham (44-4, 29 KOs) yesterday met his boxing idol Mike Tyson who offered the WBO World Super Middleweight Champion some words of advice ahead of his fight with Gilberto Ramirez (33-0, 24 KOs) on Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.  Abraham, who was enjoying some time off from training, caught up with the heavyweight legend following his one-man show, and was quick to tell Tyson that he had inspired him to start boxing. ‘’Finally, I’ve met my idol Mike Tyson,’’ exclaims Abraham, who recalls his dream meeting. ‘’I went up to him and introduced myself politely. I said: ‘Hi Mike, I’m Arthur Abraham. I’m boxing here at the MGM Grand this weekend’. He said he knew who I was and he wished me luck against Ramirez. That was a special moment for me. I told Read more […]

Del Valle to meet Crespo April 9!

Posted: 6th April 2016 by wban100@aol.com in Press Release
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Bayamon, PR (April 6, 2016) – Super bantamweight contender Luis “Orlandito” Del Valle returns to the ring Saturday, April 9 to face New England titlist Josh Crespo in an eight round bout at Rockingham Park in Salem, NH.  Tickets from $35 are on sale by calling 860-982-2532 or 603-898-2311.A blood and guts warrior who gives fans their monies worth every time he enters the squared circle, Del Valle has an outstanding 20-2 record with 15 wins by knockout. In November 2015, the Bayamon native stopped 50-plus fight veteran Jose Juan Beltran after two rounds in Comerio, Puerto Rico. Currently signed to an exclusive promotional contract with Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Sports, Del Valle has his sights set on another big fight but first must conquer the task at hand. Born and raised in New Haven, Read more […]

Comments Off on Aguirre shocks Tareh; “Lil Pacquiao”, Alvarez, Guillen and Woodall score knockouts in St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg, FL (April 3, 2016) – Jacksonville, FL’s Juan Aguirre spoiled what was expected to be a homecoming for popular junior middleweight Ali Tareh Saturday, April 1 at the Bayfront Hilton in his hometown of St. Petersburg, FL. Headlining Mad Integrity Fight Sports’ “Bombs Away 5” the main event boxers entered the ring for their eight round junior middleweight fight to a standing room only crowd, which packed the venue prior to the start of the first fight. A big ticket seller who had a large group of supporters on hand, Tareh took his time in the early going. Aguirre, a pressure fighter, looked to close the gap and connect with a hard shot upstairs. With seconds remaining in the opening stanza, Aguirre saw an opening and unleashed a devastating left left hook that knocked Read more […]