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On Saturday, May 13, promoter Sampson Lewkowicz of Sampson Boxing, will present a night of world-class boxing, featuring several undefeated fighters risking their perfect records, at the Centro de Convenciones in Punta del Este, in his home country of Uruguay. After the event’s weigh-in the night before, on Friday, May 12, Lewkowicz is also putting on a pair of very special seminars for South American officials and trainers. Fighting in the May 13 10-round main event will be WBC #14-rated welterweight Cesar Miguel “La Joya” Barrionuevo (31-3-2, 21 KOs) of Catamarca, Argentina, taking on Oscar “El Estudiante” Meza (28-7, 23 KOs) of Sinaloa, México for the WBC Latino Welterweight Championship. Barrionuevo knocked out Panama’s Azael Cosio in five rounds last year, as part of the WBC’s Read more […]

WORCESTER, Mass. (April 2, 2017) – Popular Massachusetts heavyweight Vinnie “American Nightmare” Carita was too much for former South American champion Gilberto Matheus “El Magico” Domingos in last night’s “New England’s Future 2” main event at Worcester Palladium.  A capacity crowd of 1,700 rocked the vintage venue from start to finish. “New England’s Future 2” was presented by Rivera Promotions Entertainment (RPE), which is owned and operated by retired three-time, two division world champion Jose Antonio Rivera and his son, matchmaker Anthonee (A.J.) Rivera.  Rivera announced that “New England’s Future 3” will be held June 10th at DCU Center, Exhibition Hall, in Worcester. Carita (16-1-1, 15 KOs), fighting out of Pembroke (MA), unleashed a relentless body attack on his Brazilian Read more […]

Comments Off on King’s Promotions sign junior welterweight prospect Clarence Booth plus undefeated bantamweight Dagoberto Aguero to promotional deals

Reading, PA (January 11, 2017)- Marshall Kauffman’s King’s Promotions is pleased to announce the signing of junior welterweight prospect Clarence Booth as well as undefeated bantamweight Dagoberto Aguero to promotional contracts.”These are two quality fighters that we are excited to add to the King’s Promotions roster,”said CEO of King’s Promotions, Marshall Kauffman. “They both have big upsides and we are eager to keep them active and get them into big fights, which will come sooner rather then later.” Booth of Saint Petersburg, Florida has a record of 14-2 with 7 knockouts.    The 29 year-old Booth had a brief 28 fight amateur career.  He turned pro in 2011 with a four round unanimous decision over Tommy Bryant. Booth has showed a willingness to fight all comers as he taken on Read more […]

Comments Off on Adam Lopez to take on Carlos Valcarcel on November 12th

Philadelphia, PA (September 30, 2016) – World ranked super bantamweight Adam Lopez will take on Carlos Valcarcel on Saturday, November 12th at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia.  The broadcast is slated to begin at 9:30 PM ET.   The scheduled eight-round bout will be the featured bout of the inaugural broadcast on ONE World Sports.  The card is promoted by GH3 Promotions & Victory Boxing Promotions. Lopez of San Antonio, Texas is ranked 4th by the WBA and has a record of 15-0-1 with seven knockouts. The 25 year-old Lopez is a four year pro and has wins over Pablo Cruz (11-0), Eliecer Aquino (17-0-1), former world champion Erik Aiken & Mario Munoz (16-0-1). In his last bout, Lopez fought to a ten-round split draw with Roman Reynoso (18-1-1) on July 22nd in Mashantucket, Connecticut. Valcarcel Read more […]

Comments Off on Del Valle thriving in camp; ready to Defeat De La Hoya

Luis “Orlandito” Del Valle enters the ring against unbeaten and highly regarded Diego De La Hoya.  The bout opens the Saul “Canelo” Alvarez –Liam Smith HBO pay-per-view telecast Saturday, September 17 from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX and is scheduled for ten rounds. Del Valle, who fought on HBO and Showtime on multiple occasions, considers this bout the most important of his career as he’s facing a foe that is in a position he himself was once in. “Going into my fight with Vic Darchinyan, I was unbeaten and there was a lot of hype behind me,” said Del Valle, who is 22-2 with 16 knockouts. “That fight was supposed to get me to the next level with a victory over a former world champion but unfortunately it didn’t go down that way. Vic had a ton of experience and Read more […]

Comments Off on Nielsen confident ahead of South African showdown with Muller

Press Release: Danish cruiserweight Micki Nielsen (21-0, 14 KOs) is travelling to South Africa full of confidence as he prepares for his ‘Super 4’ showdown with Johnny Muller (19-6-2, 13 KOs) on June 11 at the Emperors Palace Casino in Gauteng.  Nielsen is competing in the ‘Super 4’ cruiserweight tournament, which will see the undefeated southpaw pitted against some of the division’s top talents to win a share of the $100,000 prize money. In the first semi-final bout, the 23 year-old takes on Muller, while Kevin Lerena battles Roberto Bolonti to decipher who will meet in the final later this year. ‘’I’m looking to travelling to South Africa,’’ says Nielsen. ‘’It is important that I arrive early so that I have time to adjust to my surroundings. I’ve been training Read more […]

Press Release: Lucian Bute’s anti-doping test statement

Posted: 26th May 2016 by wban100@aol.com in News Story
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MONTRÉAL (May 26, 2016) – Lucian Bute was informed of the results of the anti-doping test done after his World Boxing Council (WBC) world title fight against Badou Jack, April 30, in Washington, D.C.  As reported in a statement sent by the WBC, the Washington D.C. Boxing and Wrestling Commission informed them that Bute tested positive for Ostarine, in an A sample analysis, after the bout. ”I am surprised and sorry about this. I don’t understand what led to this positive result, Bute said. “I have always passed every anti-doping test that I was asked to take since I won a world title. More recently for my fight against James DeGale, in Quebec City, last November, I was tested eight times from before my training camp until after my fight. I have never taken any illegal products. I have Read more […]

Comments Off on Derrick Webster to headline D and D Promotions presents Rumble at the Rink on Saturday June 4th

Bristol, PA (May 13, 2016) – On Saturday night June 4th, a brand new boxing series will be launched as D and D Promotions presents its inaugural “Rumble at the Rink” Boxing series that will take place at The Grundy Arena in Bristol, Pa.    Scheduled to appear in the six-round main event will be super middleweight Derrick Webster.     Webster of Glassboro, New Jersey has a record of 19-1 with 10 knockouts and will be looking to get back in the win column after an eleven-month layoff. Webster won his first nineteen bouts, which was highlighted by a 22-second knockout over 23-1 Obodai Sai.  He is coming off his first professional blemish when he was stopped by undefeated Arif Magomedov on July 17, 2015. Also scheduled to appear will be super welterweight Elijah Vines (1-0, 1 KO) of Read more […]

Comments Off on Undefeated prospect Antonio Tarver, Jr. establishing his own identity in ring

TAMPA (May 10,2016)  Fighting for his young family, as well as to expand the legacy associated with his last name, the son of 5-time world champion and 1996 U.S. Olympian Antonio “Magic Man” Tarver – unbeaten junior middleweight prospect Antonio Tarver, Jr. – this past weekend continued establishing his own identity in the ring.  After a 9-month absence, the 28-year-old Tarver (4-0, 3 KOs) returned to the ring in Lakeland, Florida, stopping Jose Cortez in the second round.  Tarver displayed his improving skills, especially a punishing body attack, during a thoroughly dominating performance.  He broke-down Cortez and closed the show in style. “It took me one round to get rid of ring rust,” he explained.  “We had a game-plan to go to the body, then the head, body and head, but it took Read more […]

Comments Off on WBO European Super Featherweight champion Evgeny Chuprakov defends title with 5th round stoppage

Ekaterinburg, Russia (May 9, 2016)–This past Friday night, in Ekaterinburg, Russia, undefeated WBO European Super Featherweight champion Evgeny Chuprakov made the second defense of his title, when he stopped previously undefeated Sebastian Tlatlik in the fifth round of their scheduled 10-round bout.  Chuprakov (16-0, 8 KO’s) of Ekaterinburg is currently ranked number-7 by the WBO and number-14 by the IBF. Chuprakov dominated the action and finally the fight was halted by the referee in the 5th round.  This was the third undefeated opponent that Chuprakov has beaten, as he continues to fight top-level competition;  He already has a stoppage victory over former world champion Dmitry Kirillov. “This is a great win for Evgeny.  He stopped an undefeated fighter, and now we are looking 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 Steve Suppan Claims UBO Title On Home Soil

Undefeated Dutch prospect Steve Suppan won his first championship belt on Saturday night (April 2) when he beat Georgian Giorgi Kulumbegashvili for the vacant Universal Boxing Organization™ Youth World Super Lightweight title. As the main event of a show promoted by Suppan Promotions at the Sporthal De Boei in Suppan´s hometown of Vinkeveen in The Netherlands, the fight unfolded at a high pace from the start but with the local man scoring with the cleaner shots. Kulumbegashvili had come to fight his chance, and tried his best to frustrate Suppan from his southpaw stance, boxing with low guards and attempting to counter at every opportunity. But with a loud crowd cheering him on, Suppan would not be deterred and kept his composure well. Suppan was often the aggressor in the fight, and Read more […]

Comments Off on Nielsen retains WBC International title with unanimous points decision against Larghetti – Press Release

Micki Nielsen (21-0, 14 KOs) overcame his toughest career test to retain his WBC International Cruiserweight title with a unanimous points victory against former World title challenger Mirko Larghetti (24-2, 14 KOs) last night at the Albertslund Musikateatret in Copenhagen.  Headlining his first event at his hometown arena, the Danish southpaw started strongly, working well behind his southpaw jab and punishing his opponent with heavy shots to the head and body. Larghetti, suffering from a swollen eye, looked to be in trouble in the opening rounds as he failed to keep up with Nielsen’s work rate.   Larghetti was forced to absorb more punishment as the rounds went on, with Nielsen, still in total control, finding the target with a series of combinations. Undeterred, the granite chinned Read more […]

Comments Off on Team USA’s Charles Conwell Wins Gold at the Americas Qualifier – by Julie Goldsticker-press release

BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA (MARCH 18, 2016) – American middleweight Charles Conwell (Cleveland Heights, Ohio) accomplished the goal he set on Friday, winning a gold medal at the Americas Qualifier. He clinched his berth in the Olympic Games with a semifinal win on Thursday and added his fourth straight win in the middleweight championship bout. Heavyweight Cam F. Awesome (Lenexa, Kansas) competed in the lone qualifying bout of the day for the U.S. team but lost a split decision in the consolation bout. Light flyweight Nico Hernandez (Wichita, Kansas) also qualified for the Olympics on Thursday before competing in today’s championship bout but fell just short in Friday’s action.   The American boxers competed in the first three bouts of the tournament on Friday afternoon with Conwell and Hernandez Read more […]

Comments Off on GH3 Promotions signs Bantamweight LeRoy Davila

Nutley, NJ (March 11, 2016) – GH3 Promotions is pleased to announce the signing of Bantamweight prospect LeRoy Davila to an exclusive promotional contract. Davila, 27 years-old of New Brunswick, New Jersey is the latest prospect o sign with Vito Mielnicki’s growing promotional stable. “I fought at 108 pounds as an amateur but I will turn pro 118.  I had 60 amateur fights,” said Davila. “I feel I fit in with GH3 Promotions.  I know a couple of their fighters personally and they are cool guys.  Hopefully I will turn pro in June.  I am here to make a statement.  I am a counter puncher but I can fight any style.” Said GH3 Promotions Vito Mielnicki, “I am very happy to have signed Leroy.  He is a very talented fighter who I have watched very closely over the past couple of years. Read more […]