Archive for November, 2017

Comments Off on Bryant “Goodfella” Perrella to face Alex “Chi Town Heat” Martin on December 8th on FS1

Fort Myers, FL (November 30, 2017) – Welterweight Bryant “Goodfella” Perrella returns to the ring against Alex “Chi Town Heat” Martin Friday, December 8 at Hialeah Park in Miami, Florida.  The Perrella-Martin showdown is scheduled for 10 rounds and airs on FS1 at 9 PM ET as part of Premier Boxing Champions’ “PBC on FS1” series. The bout proceeds a light heavyweight matchup between former world champion Jean Pascal and unbeaten Ahmed Elbiali. The Perrella-Martin showdown is scheduled for 10 rounds and airs on FS1 at 9 L-R – Head Trainer Michael Nowling, Welterweight Bryant Perrella, Coach Michel Sarduy Photo credit:   Courtesy PM ET as part of Premier Boxing Champions’ “PBC on FS1” series. The bout proceeds a light heavyweight matchup between former world champion Jean Read more […]

Comments Off on Lamont Roach, Jr., Shines in Front of Hometown Crowd with Unanimous Decision

OXON HILL, MD (Nov. 30, 2017) Super Featherweight Prospect Lamont Roach, Jr. (16-0, 6 KOs) demonstrated yet again why he’s one of the best and brightest prospects of the Golden Boy Promotions stable as he defeated tough contender Rey “Flash” Perez (21-9, 6 KOs) via unanimous decision in the 10-round main event of the latest edition of Golden Boy Boxing on ESPN at the MGM National Harbor in Maryland. Despite getting caught with a hard shot to the body in the second round, Roach, Jr. prevailed in exciting and dominant fashion, landing right hands and lead left uppercuts to hurt Perez in the later rounds. Roach, Jr. won with three scores of 99-91. “I feel good after a good performance like that,” said Roach, Jr. “In the second round, he hit me with a really good body shot. But I stayed composed Read more […]

Comments Off on Two Heavy-handed super lightweights look to close out 2017 in Spectacular Fashion

LOS ANGELES (Nov. 28, 2017) A big jump in the super lightweight rankings will be on the line Saturday Dec. 16 when Cletus “Hebrew Hammer” Seldin (21-0, 17 KOs) returns just more than a month after a dominating KO victory to take on highly regarded Yves Ulysse, Jr. (14-1, 9 KOs) at Place Bell in Laval, Quebec, Canada. The 10-round opening event of HBO World Championship Boxing begins live at 9:40 p.m. ET/PT. The fight will serve as the TV opener for the main event featuring WBO World Middleweight Champion Billy Joe Saunders putting his belt on the line against former IBF World Middleweight Champion David Lemieux and the co-main event between Antoine “Action” Douglas and Gary “Spike” O’Sullivan for the WBO Intercontinental Middleweight title. Fighting out of Long Island, NY, Seldin is a Read more […]

Comments Off on Tyrone Brunson looking for big effort against Manny Woods this Friday night

Philadelphia, PA – Junior Middleweight Tyrone Brunson is looking for a major opportunity in 2018.  Brunson of Philadelphia will first need to get past Manny Woods this Friday night at the 2300 Arena in the ten-round main event of a loaded 12 bout card that is promoted by King’s Promotions. The 32 year-old is coming off the biggest when of his career when he stopped former two-time world champion Kermit Cintron in five rounds.  The sure-fire Philadelphia Fight of the Year saw Brunson climb off the canvas twice before dropping Cintron three times in the pivotal round five. “The fight fight gave me a lot of confidence,” said Brunson.  “To do what I did against Cintron who is a two-time world champion.  I am ready for Friday night.” Despite not having a lot of knowledge of Woods, Read more […]

Comments Off on Golden Boy Promotions: Jose Lopez to fight Avery Sparrow

LOS ANGELES (Nov. 27, 2017) Super featherweight contender José “Wonder Boy” López (18-1-1, 13 KOs) of Carolina, Puerto Rico will now take on Avery Sparrow (8-1, 3 KOs) in the new co-main event of the Nov. 30 edition of Golden Boy Boxing on ESPN at the MGM National Harbor in Maryland. The event will also feature the headlining debut of Lamont Roach, Jr. (15-0, 6 KOs) as he defends his WBC Youth Super Featherweight Title against Rey “Flash” Pérez (21-8, 6 KOs) in the 10-round main event. ESPN3 (English) and ESPN Deportes (Spanish) will air the fights live at 8:00 p.m. ET/5:00 p.m. PT. Undercard will stream on ESPN3 at 6:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. PT. ESPN2 will air the fight at 11 p.m.ET/8 p.m. PT. López, a 23-year-old contender who is coming off a four-fight win streak, has earned two regional Read more […]

Comments Off on Olympic medalist Nico Hernandez injured, “KO Night Boxing: Gold & Glory” postponed

PARK CITY, Kansas (November 27, 2017) – Due to an injury suffered by 2016 Olympic bronze medalist Nico Hernandez last week at training camp, this Saturday night’s “KO Night Boxing: Gold & Glory” card, presented by KO Night Boxing LLC, has been postponed until February 10, at the same venue, Hartman Arena in Park City, Kansas. The 21-year-old Hernandez was scheduled to headline the event in his hometown against Hungarian flyweight champion Jozsef “Little Red” Ajtai (19-9, 12 KOs) in the eight-round main event for the vacant International Boxing Association (IBA) Americas flyweight championship. The promoter plans to keep the card intact, as much as possible, and he is hopeful that Ajtai is available to challenge Hernandez for the IBA Americas title. “Injuries are an unfortunate Read more […]

Comments Off on Sugar Promotions Postpones New Blood Card in Aguascalientes, Mexico

AGUASCALIENTES, MX (November 27, 2017) – Sugar Promotions will postpone their 8-fight card titled “New Blood”, which was scheduled for this Saturday, December 2, due to main event fighter Issac “Canelito” Avelar (13-0, 8 KOs) suffering a minor hand injury.  The show was scheduled to take place in Aguascalientes, Mexico but will now be tentatively rescheduled for February 2, 2018 at the same venue. Issac “Canelito” Avelar, who fights for Prince Ranch Boxing, was set to fight for the WBC FECOMBOX Featherweight title against Alfredo Mejia Vargas (7-1, 1 KO) is looking to stay active during his time off. “Although I won’t be able to spar and use my right hand, I’ll still be able to work on my jab and other aspects of my game,” said Avelar. “In addition, I’ll continue to stay in great shape.  Read more […]

Comments Off on Holyfield and Arum Headline 2018 Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame Class – President Donald Trump inducted?

Atlantic City, N.J. – November 27, 2017 – Evander Holyfield and Bob Arum headline the 2018 inductees into the Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame.  The Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame (ACBHOF) has announced its 25 member 2018 Induction Class, which also includes President Donald J. Trump.  This epic event will take place at The Claridge, a Radisson Hotel located at Park Place & Boardwalk in Atlantic City, New Jersey on June 1 – 3, 2018. Atlantic City, New Jersey Mayor-Elect Frank M. Gilliam Jr. commented, “The future of boxing in Atlantic City is brighter than ever. Being the newly elected Mayor of the City of Atlantic City, New Jersey it gives me great honor to be a part of bringing the 2nd Annual Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame Induction Weekend back to our Great City.  I believe Read more […]

Comments Off on Bejenaru Wins in WBC International Title Defense at the event : Slugfest at the Sun

Uncasville, CT, November 26, 2017-Last night, Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing presented another rendition of the “Slugfest at The Sun” series at the Mohegan Sun arena in Uncasville, CT. The card was headlined by Crusierweights Constantin Bejenaru and Thabiso Mchunu who fought for Bejenaru’s WBC International Cruiserweight title in a 10 round bout. Bejenaru came away with a unanimous decision victory over Mchunu, the mandatory challenger, defending his WBC International title sucessfully.  The bout often times saw each fighter playing the game if cat and mouse with one another. There was a brief explosion by Bejenaru in round 7 as he dropped Mchunu with a picture perfect left cross but Bejenaru couldn’t capitalize on his opportunity to knockout Mchunu.  In the end the scores were 98-91 and Read more […]

Comments Off on WBF Release: Impressive WBF Victories For Kinigamazi, Radley & Mbangatha

World Boxing Federaration (WBF) World Super Featherweight Champion Patrick Kinigamazi showed a rare display of power on Friday night, November 24, as he retained his title on a show promoted by Tundra Promotions in Geneva, Switzerland. Not known to be a big puncher, 34-year-old Kinigamazi proved that he can certainly bang if he wants to, as he scored five knock-downs en-route to a fifth round stoppage of Hungarian challenger Robert Laki at the Salle bout du Monde. After a quiet first round, which Laki probably won, the defending champion took over and floored his challenger in the second, third, fourth and twice in the fifth, prompting referee Ernst Salzgeber to wave it off immediately after the last knock-down. Born in Rwanda but based in Switzerland his entire career, Kinigamazi improved Read more […]

Comments Off on Fox wins UBF All Americas Title in Bethlehem, PA – Press Release

Bethlehem, PA (November 25,  2017) – Mykal Fox remained perfect by winning an eight-round unanimous decision over Manuel Reyes in the main event of a King’s Promotions promoted card this this past Tuesday night at The Sands Bethlehem Event Center.   The show was dedicated to former King’s Promotions Director of Operations Desmond Hammond, who passed away last week.   Fox of Forestville, Maryland won by scores of 80-72, 79-73 and 78-74 to raise his mark to 15-0.  Reyes of Los Angeles is now 11-4-1.   In the exciting co-feature, Victor Vazquez took an eight-round majority decision over previously undefeated Ricardo Garcia in lightweight bout.   Vazquez scored a knockdown in round three, and two more in round eight to take the victory by scores of 77-72 twice and 75-75.   Vazquez of Read more […]

Comments Off on King’s Promotions is deeply saddened at the passing of Desmond Hammond

Reading, PA (November 14, 2017) – King’s Promotions is deeply saddened at the passing of Desmond Hammond. Hammond of Reading, Pennsylvania passed away on Monday morning at the age of 35.  He was at his home and surrounded by his family.  Hammond was the Director of Operations for King’s Promotions for the better part of the last three years. He was the nephew of King’s Promotions CEO Marshall Kauffman. “This is such a sad day for my family and for everyone who knew Desmond,” said Kauffman. “Desmond was like a son to me.  He is my sister’s son, and he is basically the same age as my children so we are extremely close.  Desmond came to boxing just a few years ago and he picked up the business so fast.  We have run more shows then anybody in the country, and they all have come Read more […]

Comments Off on Jesse Angel Hernandez Cements Himself as a Super Bantamweight Contender with Impressive Unanimous Decision Over Glenn Dezurn

The Fort Worth, Texas, super bantamweight express named Jesse Angel Hernandez continued to pick up momentum last Saturday night, as he took his second consecutive undefeated record away, this time from Baltimore’s Glenn Dezurn. Fighting on the Danny Jacobs vs. Luis Arias and Jarrell Miller vs. Mariusz Wach undercard at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, New York, Hernandez (now 10-1, 7 KOs) used his height and reach advantages to maximum effect while scoring an eight-round unanimous decision over Dezurn (now 9-1-1, 6 KOs). Despite a game showing from Dezurn, 26-year-old Hernandez was able to keep Dezurn at bay while landing long power shots. When Dezurn was able to make it inside, Hernandez would simply push him back. At the end of eight entertaining rounds, Read more […]

Comments Off on HBO Pre-Fight Preview Seldin-Ortiz

NEW YORK (November 11, 2017) – In the highly anticipated HBO World Championship Boxing TV opener, at NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, undefeated Long Island bruiser Cletus “The Hebrew Hammer” Seldin (20-0, 16 KOs) faces his toughest test to date, TONIGHT, in Mexican slugger Roberto “Massa” Ortiz (35-1-2, 26 KOs). Seldin is coming off of a career milestone appearance at The Paramount on September 28th, in Huntington, Long Island. By defeating Renald “Le Lion” Garrido in an absolute war in the Rockin’ Fights main event, Seldin earned the achievement of the most main event appearances at The Paramount, topping former Long Island World Champion, and Star Boxing product, Chris Algieri, for the crown. Seldin is known for his crowd-pleasing style and Read more […]

Comments Off on The Bomber vs. The Animal, WBF World Championship Boxing In Essen!

Back in 2014, Germany´s Serdar “Bomber” Sahin lost a close decision for the World Boxing Federation (WBF) World Light Heavyweight title to Tony Averlant in France. He has since gone undefeated, and won a couple of regional title fights, and now he is ready for a second chance at world glory.He will get that chance at Cruiserweight, a division he has boxed in before and held the German national title at, as he takes on Argentinian Diego Javier Sanabria for the vacant WBF World title on Saturday November 18 at the Essen Fairgrounds in Essen, Germany. Sahin, 26-2 (17), has been a pro for twelve years and this could be the Berlin fighters last chance to go all the way. But former Argentinian champion Sanabria is no push-over, bringing a 59-18-3 (46) record. From Buenos Aires, “La Bestia” Read more […]