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Comments Off on Juk San Lee Tops Rusmin Kie Raha For WBF Asia Pacific Honors

Lightweights Juk San Lee and Rusmin Kie Raha didn’t hold anything back when they squared off for the vacant World Boxing Federation (WBF) Asia Pacific Lightweight title on Sunday, November 5, in the main event of a stacked show in Osaka, Japan. Lee, who´s birth-name is Ryo Akahori, is residing and fighting out of South Korea but was born in Osaka, had the crowd on his side. However, it would not be long before the local fans learned to also appreciate the efforts of former Indonesian Champion Kie Raha. Both men threw caution to the wind and went for broke, and it quickly turned into a very entertaining brawl between teak-tough warriors. Lee was the better boxer of the two, but Raha never stopped trying and was often effective with his body-punching. The first three rounds clearly belonged Read more […]

Comments Off on Former Unified Featherweight Champion Yuriorkis Gamboa Steps in to fight Jason Sosa

LOS ANGELES (Nov. 6, 2017) Former unified featherweight champion Yuriorkis “El Ciclon de Guantanamo” Gamboa (27-2, 17 KOs) will step in to fight Jason “El Canito” Sosa (20-2-4, 15 KOs) in a 10-round super featherweight fight at the Theater at Madison Square Garden in the televised opener to Kovalev vs. Shabrankskyy. The event takes place Saturday, Nov. 25 and will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.   Gamboa, a 35-year-old native of Guantanamo, Cuba, is an Olympic Gold Medalist who shot to the top of the Featherweight rankings to win two world titles, defeating the likes of Orlando “Siri” Salido and Daniel Ponce De Leon before officially moving up to 130 pounds. Gamboa has also faced stiff competition as a super featherweight, with Read more […]

Comments Off on Sugar Promotions Presents “New Blood” -Prince Ranch Boxing Occupies Mexico Sends Six Undefeated Fighters to Aguascalientes

LAS VEGAS, NV (November 5, 2017) – Prince Ranch Boxing’s (PRB) undefeated fighters, super-flyweight Damien “Sugar” Vazquez (12-0, 6 KOs), super-featherweight Edwing Davila (16-0, 9 KOs), featherweight Isaac Avelar (13-0, 8 KOs), featherweight Victor Pasillas (11-0, 4 KOs), super-lightweight Blair Cobbs (7-0, 4 KOs), and light-heavyweight Kye Brooks (1-0, 1 KO), all make their way back to the ring on December 2, 2017, at the Palenque de la Feria in Aguascalientes, Mexico.  In addition, super welterweight Daniel Biaz (10-1, 5 KOs) and female flyweight Mayran Salazar (6-2), will be featured on the card. Sugar Promotions LLC, will promote the 8-fight card titled “New Blood”, with Issac “Canelito” Avelar fighting for the WBC FECOMBOX Featherweight title in the 10-round main-event.  Damien “Sugar” Read more […]

Comments Off on Anthony Juice Young headlines on Saturday, December 16th at The Calridge Hotel in Atlantic City

Atlantic City, New Jersey (November 5, 2017)–Local favorite Anthony “Juice” Young will headline a special night of action dubbed “Boardwalk Brawls 2” on Saturday, December 16th at The Claridge Hotel in Atlantic City.  The show is promoted by Mis Downing Promotions.  Young of Atlantic City has a record of 18-2 with six knockouts, and is riding a seven fight winning streak. The 29 year-old Young is a six-year veteran who has garnered wins over Jose Javier Calderon (4-1), and is coming off a six-round unanimous decision over 56-fight veteran Carlos Winston Velasquez on August 19th at The Claridge. This will be Young’s 4th consecutive start at The Claridge and 12th overall fight in his hometown of Atlantic City.  Young’s opponent in the scheduled ten-round bout will be announced shortly. Appearing Read more […]

Comments Off on Thomas LaManna to now face Samuel Amoako for LBF Intercontinental title on Saturday, November 18th at The Claridge in Atlantic City

Atlantic City, NJ (November 5, 2017)–Tough veteran Samuel Amoako steps in for Tomas Mendez to fight popular welterweight contender Thomas “Cornflake” LaManna in a scheduled ten-round bout for the LBF Intercontinental welterweight title on Saturday, November 18th at The Claridge in Atlantic City. The bout will headline a nine-bout card promoted by Rising Promotions, Greg Cohen Promotions, Devin Haney Promotions & Winner Take All Productions. “This is boxing and changes always happen. I was looking forward to fighting Mendez but due to visa issues, that killed the fight. I’m not taking Amoako lightly because any fighter is dangerous in their own way. Amoako has fought a lot of good fighters and only been stopped twice in his career. Wasn’t my favorite choice as opponent but Amoako Read more […]

Comments Off on Card card coming together for King’s Promotions event on Tuesday, November 21 at The Sands Bethlehem Event Center

Bethlehem, PA (November 4,  2017) – The exciting nine-bout card is shaping up for the King’s Promotions event that will take place on Tuesday night. November 21st at The Sands Bethlehem Event Center in Bethlehem, PA.   In the main event, Frank De De Alba will take on battle-tested Ivan Najera in the ten-round super featherweight bout. De Alba of Reading, Pa. has a record of 22-2 with nine knockouts. The 30 year-old De Alba has is a six-year professional who has wins over Andrew Bentley (1-0), Jose Bustos (8-2-3), Bernardo Gomez Uribe (16-3), Kiun Evans (12-2-1), and in his last bout where he won a eight-round unanimous decision over Ryan Kielczewski (26-2) on April 4th at The Sands Bethlehem Event Center.  De Alba has won five straight.”  Najera of San Antonio, Read more […]

Comments Off on Undefeated Super Middleweight Ronald Ellis returns this Saturday night against Taneal Goyco in Ashburn, Virginia

Nutley, NJ (November 3, 2017)–Undefeated super middleweight Ronald “Flatline” Ellis returns from a tenth month hiatus when he takes on perennial spoiler Taneal Goyco this Saturday night at The Silver Eagle Gun Arena in Ashburn, Virginia.   Ellis (14-0-1, 10 KOs) will be making his ring return following surgery for an injured hand.  He injured the hand in his January 20th bout with Christopher Brooker.  That bout was televised on ShoBox: The New Generation.   “I had the surgery in April.  I took my time and had a good camp, and now I am ready to go on Saturday,” said Ellis.   In Goyco, he has facing a tough opponent who has already notched upset wins over Frankie Filippone (14-2-1), Jeremy Trussell (8-0), Dennis Hasson (16-1), Devin Butcher (5-0) and former Read more […]

Comments Off on Zepeda New WBF Champion, Valavanis Retains Intercontinental Title

On Saturday October 21 in Metepec, Mexico, fans got their money’s worth, for as long as it lasted, with an entertaining battle between undefeated prospect William Zepeda and Juan Pablo Borbon for the vacant World Boxing Federation (WBF) Mexican Lightweight title. Headlining a card staged by Straight Jab Promotions, both men came to fight from the start, and both showed skill and desire. It was back and forth in the first round, but Zepeda took control in the second and started to land continuously and hurt Borbon on several occasions. After three action-packed rounds Borbon had had enough, and didn’t come out for the fourth stanza. Winning his first professional title, William “Camaron” Zepeda, still only twenty-one years old, took his record to 12-0 (10). Juan Pablo Borbon falls Read more […]

Comments Off on Montgomery Brothers, Maliek, Mikhail & Michael Jr. All Score TKO’s in Their Hometown

MACON, GA (October 22, 2017) – The Montgomery Brothers, Maliek, Mikhail, and Michael Jr, who are guided by Witness Sports Management’s Greg Hannely and Jared Shaw, all scored knockout victories last night at the Shrine Temple, in Macon, Georgia, their hometown. Maliek Montgomery (2-0, 2 KOs) dominated Calvin Smith (2-12), winning by 3rd round TKO.  Mikhail Montgomery (1-0 1 KO), destroyed Tony Jones, scoring an impressive 2nd round TKO.  Michael Montgomery Jr. (2-0, 2 KOs) defeated Edwin Aceves (0-2) with a 3rd TKO. “It was great fighting in our hometown and getting a knockout was exactly what I wanted to do.” said Maliek Montgomery. “My career is off to a great start and I look forward to getting right back in the ring.” “I wanted to make a statement in my pro debut,” stated Mikhail Read more […]

Comments Off on Heralded Prospects Ruben Villa and Michael Dutchover to appear on non-televised undercard this Saturday night at Turning Stone Resort Casino

PHILADELPHIA, PENN./ORANGE, Calif. (Oct. 19, 2017) – Heralded prospects, featherweight Ruben Villa (8-0, 4KOs) and junior lightweight Michael Dutchover (6-0, 4 KOs) will return to action this Saturday night on the non-televised portion of an HBO Boxing After Dark® card at the Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, New York. Villa of Salinas, California will take on 103 fight veteran German Meraz in a featherweight bout, while Dutchover of Santa Fe Springs, California via Midland, Texas will fight Anthony De Jesus Ruiz in a junior lightweight contest. Villa and Dutchover are co-promoted by Banner Promotions and Thompson Boxing. Both are training in Santa Fe Springs, California and are ready for their 2nd appearances on the East Coast. Each fighter chimed in with thoughts on their Read more […]

Comments Off on Vazquez, Cobbs, and Brooks Victorious in Aguascalientes, Mexico

LAS VEGAS, NV (October 17, 2017) – Undefeated prospects, super-flyweight Damien “Sugar” Vazquez (12-0, 6 KOs), super-lightweight, Blair “The Flair” Cobbs (7-0, 5 KOs), and light-heavyweight Tye Brooks (1-0, 1 KO), all who fight under the Prince Ranch Boxing (PRB) management banner, were victorious this past Saturday at the Palenque de la Feria in Aguascalientes, Mexico.  The card was promoted by Damien Vazquez’s “Sugar Promotions” in associations with Malibu Films and SOBA Recovery Centers. In the scheduled 8-round main event, Damien Vazquez, stopped his opponent Ivan Galicia Morelos, retiring the Mexican native who didn’t come out for the fifth round.  Blair Cobbs went the distance with Hugo Padilla, winning a unanimous 6-round decision.  Tye Brooks won his pro debut with a first round Read more […]

Comments Off on Showtime Championship Boxing154-Pound World Championship Tripleheader Media Conference Call Transcript & Audio Recording

Presented by Premier Boxing Champions Saturday, October 14 from Barclays Center in Brooklyn –  Lou Dibella – October 14th is going to be a loaded unbelievable night of boxing and it starts with Leo Santa Cruz and Abner Mares in separate title defenses on a PBC double header from StubHub Center in Carson, California airing on FOX and FOX Deportes at 7:30 pm ET/ 4:30 pm PT. That show ends at 10 pm ET/7 pm PT. We have a tremendous SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING tripleheader presented by Premiere Boxing Champions starting right after.  Champion Erislandy Lara against undefeated 2012 U.S. Olympian challenger Terrell Gausha WBA 154-pound title.  WBC 154-pound champion Jermell Charlo versus Erickson Lubin, a Battle of undefeateds and young sensational champion Jarrett Hurd IBF 154-pound champion Read more […]

Comments Off on Groves and Cox on the scales: Cox saw a scared man, Groves eager to win Ali Trophy

WBA Super World Super Middleweight champion George Groves (75,8 kg) (26-3, 19 KOs) and Jamie Cox (76,1 kg) (24-0,13 KOs) are ready for Saturday’s Ali Trophy quarter-final clash at The SSE Arena, Wembley in London. “I have worked hard all my life to become a world champion,” said Groves. “Now I will work hard to win the Muhammad Ali Trophy. I am in great shape, I have great experience and I know exactly what it takes to win this tournament. I can’t wait for Saturday night.” Jamie Cox has been confident in the build up for the fight and says he is ready to cause a stir against the number one seed in the super middleweight division of the World Boxing Super Series. “I am relaxed,” said Jamie Cox. “I have got my team, my friends, my family and my fans here. I am Read more […]

Comments Off on Andrade battles Alantez Fox on Saturday, October 21 from Turning Stone Resort Casino

Providence, RI. (OCT. 13, 2017) – Undefeated two-time junior middleweight world champion, Demetrius “Boo Boo” Andrade chimed in on his upcoming 12 round middleweight bout with undefeated Alantez Fox when he makes his return to HBO® that will take place on Saturday, October 21st from Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, New York. The bout will be the live co-feature of an HBO Boxing After Dark tripleheader card that will feature Jazreel Corrales defending the WBA World Super Featherweight Title against undefeated Alberto Machado and Ryan Burnett taking on Zhanat Zhakiyanov (tape delay) in a Bantamweight Unification Bout. The HBO telecast will begin at 10:05 p.m. ET/PT.  The Corrales vs. Machado bout is promoted by Golden Boy Promotions. The Andrade – Fox bout is promoted by Banner Read more […]

Comments Off on Christian Gonzalez Proves to be Best and Brightest Prospects of Exclusive Golden Boy Promotions Stable

LOS ANGELES (Oct. 6, 2017) Christian “Chimpa” Gonzalez (18-1, 15 KOs) confirmed yet again that he is one of the best and brightest prospects of the exclusive Golden Boy Promotions stable with a hard-earned eight-round unanimous decision victory against former WBC Super Featherweight Champion Gamaliel “El Platano” Diaz (40-18-3, 19 KOs) of Michoacan, Mexico in the main event of the latest edition of LA FIGHT CLUB at the Belasco Theater in Downtown Los Angeles and televised live nationally on Estrella TV’s Boxeo Estelar. The charismatic knockout artist of Buena Park, Calif. won with scores of 79-72, 79-72 and 76-75 in a tough fight held in the super lightweight division. [Photo Credit: Lina Baker/SeeYouRingside] “A win is a win, and this was a difficult fight,” said Gonzalez. “We knew watching Read more […]