Archive for December 18th, 2017

Comments Off on Melian Demolishes Santillan in “Lomachenko Style” Pro Debut; Now wants Argentine National Title

Last Saturday night, two-time Argentinean Olympian Alberto “Impact” Melian turned professional the “Lomachenko way” by knocking out the former world title challenger Diego Ricardo Santillan in the fifth round.  Fighting in front of a sold out F.A.B. Stadium in his hometown of Buenos Aires, Melian hit Santillan (now 23-3, 15 KOs) with a sizzling right hand that dropped him for the 10 count. Promoted by Sampson Boxing, in association with Tello Box and JEB Boxing and with the sponsorship of Abitab and Asociación Atlética Argentinos Juniors, “Night Of High Impact” and was broadcast live by TyC Sports for all of Latin America and a large part of the United States. Next up, the Argentinean super bantamweight phenom will face Julián “Chispita” Aristule for the Argentinean championship. “Alberto Read more […]

Comments Off on 2016 Olympic Silver Medalist Shakhram Giyasov Arrives in USA Settles in Las Vegas to Start Pro Career

LAS VEGAS, NV (December 18, 2017) – Uzbekistani superstar and 2016 Olympic Silver Medalist, Shakhram Giyasov, has landed in the United States, and will settle in Las Vegas, NV, to start his pro career.  As a professional, Giyasov will campaign in the welterweight division, where he was a sensational amateur standout. At age 24, Giyasov who stands at 5’9″, is one of the most talented boxers to enter the professional ranks in the last decade.  This past summer in Hamburg, Germany, the right handed Giyasov captured Gold (Welterweight) at the 2017 International Boxing Association (AIBA) World Championships.  Giyasov’s victory in the finals against Cuba’s Roniel Iglesias, the 2012 Olympic Gold medalist, came to no one’s surprise, as the Uzbekistan was the #1 seed entering the tournament.  Read more […]