Posts Tagged ‘Upcoming event’

Comments Off on Fight Fans Who want to get a preview of Mayweather-McGregor Will be Able to do so!

NEW YORK (August 15, 2017) – Fight fans who want to wet their appetite prior to Mayweather-McGregor will be able to do so on Saturday, Aug. 26, thanks to a new partnership between veteran promoter Jimmy Burchfield Sr. and the FIGHTNIGHT LIVE Facebook series. CES Boxing and the tech-forward, fan-friendly Facebook broadcast platform are set to deliver once again – this time from Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut – from 6-9 p.m. ET on that Saturday before action heats up in the desert later that night. Highlighting the CES Boxing card at Foxwoods’ Premier Ballroom is New London, Conn., native Jimmy Williams (13-0-1, 5 KOs), as he defends his WBC-USNBC Welterweight Title against veteran Bronx N.Y. pugilist Issouf Kinda (18-4, 7 KOs). Also appearing on the card: New London’s Cristobal Marrero Read more […]

Comments Off on Big 11 bout card on tap for Saturday, August 19th at The Claridge Hotel in Atlantic City

Atlantic City, NJ –On Saturday night, August 19th, it will be wall to wall boxing action as 11 big fights will make up a tremendous night of boxing at The Claridge Hotel in Atlantic City.  The card, which is promoted Rising Promotions will feature a title bout, a former world champion, and some of the brightest prospects in well matched bouts.  The show is just another in the line of terrific cards by Rising Promotions.  The show will feature an unheard of 11 big fights, which are strategically matched for the fans, who will get their full monies worth of action. In the main event, local favorite, Thomas “Cornflake” LaManna (23-2, 9 KOs) of Millville, NJ will take on knockout artist, George Sosa (15-9, 15 KOs) of Reading, PA in a ten-round battle for the WBC Silver Latino Welterweight Read more […]

Comments Off on Thomas LaManna to take on George Sosa

Atlantic City, NJ (July 14, 2017)–Welterweight contender, Thomas “Cornflake” LaManna will take on George Sosa for the WBC Silver Latino Welterweight championship in the ten-round main event that will headline a great night of championship boxing on Saturday, August 19th at The Claridge Hotel in Atlantic City. The show is expected to be the 9th sold-out show at the Claridge promoted by Rising Promotions. “Rising Promotions  is looking forward to ending the Summer with another great show here at the Claridge.   We have a good line up on the card so we are hoping for a packed house, and we are looking forward to staging our first championship bout,” said Debbie LaManna of Rising Promotions. The championship bout is the first major sanctioning body championship bout in Atlantic City Read more […]

Comments Off on Alvarez represents shortest road to Bute’s 14th world title fight

MONTREAL (February 16, 2017) – Former world super middleweight champion Lucian Bute plans to parlay his February 24th Canadian showdown with undefeated World Boxing Council (WBC) Silver light heavyweight champion Eleider “Storm” Alvarez into his 14th world title fight later this year. The 36-year-old Bute (32-3-1, 25 KOs) is challenging Colombia-native Alvarez (21-0, 10 KOs) for his WBC Silver title belt in the 12-round main event headlining “BUTE VS. ALVAREZ”, promoted by Groupe Yvon Michel (GYM) and Gestev, a presentation of Videotron and Mise-O-Jeu, at Videotron Centre in Quebec City, Canada. Bute also hopes to become the first Romanian-born boxer to capture world titles in two different weight classes as the Bute-Alvarez winner in this final WBC eliminator will become the mandatory Read more […]

Comments Off on World ranked junior middleweight Kanat Islam to battle Robson Assis in co-feature bout to Roy Jones Jr. – Bobby Gunn clash

Wilmington, DE (January 26, 2017)–World ranked junior middleweight Kanat Islam will battle tough Brazilian Robson Assis in the scheduled 10-round co-feature bout on Friday night, February 17th at the Chase Center in Wilmington, Delaware.  The bout will support the previously announced 12-round WBF Cruiserweight title bout featuring legendary Roy Jones Jr. battling Bobby Gunn.  The show will be show live on Pay-Per-View. Islam of Kazakhstan, who now calls Pahokee, Florida home has a record of 22-0 with 18 knockouts and is currently ranked number-4 by the WBA, number-5 by the WBO and number-15 by the IBF. The 32 year-old Islam is a 5 year-professional who holds victories over Humberto Toledo (41-8-2), former world title challenger Francisco Cordero (29-2), Juan De Angel (18-3-1) and Read more […]

Comments Off on Pulev and Peter weigh-in, ready for WBA title clash

Kubrat Pulev (23-1, 12 KOs) and Samuel Peter (36-5, 29 KOs) both weighed in today ahead of their WBA Intercontinental Heavyweight title clash tomorrow night at the Arena Armeec in Sofia, Bulgaria.  In front of 15,000 fans, Pulev, the current European Champion, will make his long awaited homecoming fight against Peter, the former WBC World Champion, as both men target a World title opportunity in 2017. WBA Intercontinental Heavyweight Championship: Kubrat Pulev: 114.65 kg Samuel Peter: 122.9 kg The undercard sees Scandinavian stars Otto Wallin and Tim-Robin Lihaug in action, alongside the professional debuts of London 2012 Olympic Bronze medallist Tervel Pulev and two-time German Amateur Champion Leon Bunn, plus an all-Bulgarian showdown between Plamena Dimova and Ana Simeonova. Heavyweight Read more […]

Comments Off on Former World Champ Javier Fortuna’s Comeback Begins September 23 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Against Undefeated Marlyn Cabrera – Press Release

The comeback of one of boxing’s most exciting fighters, former WBA World Super Featherweight Champion Javier “El Abejon” Fortuna, will begin on Friday, September 23, 2016.    Fortuna (29-1-1, 21 KOs) of Braintree, Massachusetts, via La Romana, Dominican Republic, will take on fellow Dominican Marlyn “Maravilla” Cabrera (22-0, 10 KOs) of Santiago de los Caballeros in a 10-round super featherweight battle to top promoters Sampson Lewkowicz’s (Sampson Boxing) and Cesar Mercedes’ (Manguita Promotions) night of world-class boxing at the Sambil Ballroom in Sambil Plaza in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic and live on Dominican TV RNN. 27-year-old southpaw Fortuna won the WBA World Super Featherweight Championship in May 2015 with a 12-round decision over Bryan Vasquez and made a successful defense Read more […]

Comments Off on Braehmer and Cleverly come face-to-face at kick-off press conference – Press Release/Sauerland Promotions

Juergen Braehmer (48-2, 35 KOs) and Nathan Cleverly (29-3, 15 KOs) came face-to-face today at a press conference in Hamburg ahead of their WBA World Light Heavyweight title fight on October 1 at the Jahnsportforum in Neubrandenburg, Germany.  erland The fighters appeared in a confident mood as they discussed their upcoming World title tussle, and having twice come close to sharing a ring, both Champion and Challenger are eager to prove who is the better man. ‘’I’m very happy this fight is finally happening,’’ said Braehmer. ‘’Nathan Cleverly is a great boxer. He has an offensive style and a high work-rate, which I’m sure will make for an entertaining night for the fans in Neubrandenburg. ‘’Of course, every fight is a challenge, but I believe Nathan will provide me Read more […]

Comments Off on Zeuge-De Carolis WBA World title rematch set for November 5 in Potsdam – Press Release

Tyron Zeuge (18-0-1, 10 KOs) is set to renew his rivalry with Giovanni De Carolis (24-6-1, 12 KOs) on November 5 in a WBA World Super Middleweight title rematch at the MBS Arena in Potsdam, Germany.  The fighters will pick up where they left off following their World title tussle at the Max-Schmeling-Halle in Berlin on July 16, which after twelve fiercely contested rounds ended with a majority draw decision. Two judges scored the fight 114-114, while the third had Zeuge ahead 115-114. Having narrowly missed out on World title success, Zeuge, who injured his upper left arm in the sixth-round of their first encounter, is overjoyed at landing a second shot at De Carolis’ WBA strap, and insists that injury free he will be ready to dethrone the Italian Champion. ‘’I’m very happy that Read more […]

Comments Off on Koelling defends WBA Intercontinental title against Liebenberg – Press Release

Enrico Koelling (21-1, 6 KOs) will defend his WBA Intercontinental Light Heavyweight title against Ryno Liebenberg (17-3, 12 KOs) on October 1 at the Jahnsportforum in Neubrandenburg, Germany.  The fight will provide chief support for the WBA World Light Heavyweight title fight between Juergen Braehmer and Nathan Cleverly. Koelling, who claimed the WBA strap with a unanimous points victory over Oleksandr Cherviak at the MBS Arena in Brandenberg in April, will face a tough test from Liebenberg, a dangerous South African, who pushed his stable mate Erik Skoglund to a close points decision in Stockholm earlier this year. ‘’I’m looking forward to this fight,’’ said the 26 year-old. ‘’Liebenberg has proven he can hang with the top guys in the light heavyweight division, and Read more […]

Comments Off on Upcoming Boxing Event: Michael Perez set to face Toughest opponent – Press Release

LOS ANGELES (August 19, 2016) -Michael “The Artist” Perez  (24-1-2, 11 KOs) of Newark, N.J. is set to face the toughest opponent to his career thus far when he takes on NABA Lightweight Champion Petr “Zar” Petrov (37-4-2, 17 KOs) of Ryazan, Russia for the WBA Lightweight World Title Eliminator on September 30.  The new 12-round main event, which is set to replace formerly announced headliner Andrew “El Chango” Cancio who is now fighting against Joseph “Jojo” Diaz, Jr. on the Canelo vs. Smith pay-per-view undercard on September 17,will kick off the fall season of fights at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino and broadcast live nationally on Estrella TV’s Boxeo Estelar. “This is another step up in my career to becoming a world champion,” said Michael Perez. “I am very excited for this fight and Read more […]

Comments Off on Logan “Total Package” Yoon Signs With Pro Box Management

HONOLULU, HI (July 13, 2016) – Pro Box Management is happy to announce the signing of 2015 U.S.A. Junior Olympic Bronze medalist, Logan Yoon.  Yoon, who’ll compete at the lightweight division as a professional, is a native of Honolulu, Hawaii.  The 17-year old sensation will turn professional, on September 10, 2016 in Mexico.    As an amateur standout, Yoon, an 8-time state champion in Hawaii, won many national titles.  The Jr. Olympic Bronze medal, Adidas National Champion, Title National Champion, Jr. National Golden Gloves Champion, and Ringside National Champion, are some of the notable titles won in the amateur ranks. Standing 5’10, Yoon is of Korean-Puerto Rican decent. He has a rare combination of speed, to go along with his amazing power. With power in both hands, Yoon has become Read more […]

Comments Off on Rumble at the Rink II on Saturday, August 6 at The Grundy Arena in Bristol, PA

Bristol, PA (July 13, 2016) – On Saturday night, August 6th, D & D Promotions and Silver Spoon Promotions will present “Rumble at the Rink II” at the Grundy Arena in Bristol, Pennsylvania.  In the main event, heavyweight contender, Chazz “The Gentleman” Witherspoon will take part in a bout scheduled for eight rounds. Witherspoon (33-4, 26 KO’s) of nearby Paulsboro, New Jersey established himself as one of the top American Heavyweights as the St. Joseph’s University graduate won his first twenty-three bouts with wins over the likes of Michael Alexander (11-0), Talmadge Griffis (24-6-3), Jonathan Haggler (18-1) before suffering his 1st defeat to future two-time world title challenger Chris Arreola via controversial disqualification. Witherspoon went on to win three fights in a row, Read more […]

Comments Off on Baltimore Boxing Presents “Rumble Young Man Rumble” August 4

Baltimore, MD (July 13, 2016) – Jake Smith’s Baltimore Boxing Promotions will pay tribute to legendary Muhammad Ali with “Rumble Young Man Rumble” Thursday, August 4 at Michael’s Eighth Avenue in Glen Burnie, MD.  During Baltimore Boxing’s June 16 card, Smith, who had his first amateur fight as part of a charity event hosted by Ali, honored “The Greatest” with a speech and honorary ten count. He also announced that his next card would be named after Ali. Tickets are on sale now by going to Baltimoreboxing.com or calling 410-375-9175. Doors open at 6:30 pm and the first fight starts at 8. Headlining is a heavyweight slugfest between Dallas Butts and Drew Ryan. In their first meeting, Butts won a controversial decision that upset the pro-Ryan crowd and immediately set the 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 […]