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By: Albert Alvarez/ Photo: November 4 on Showtime Deontay Wilder(38-0) Vs. Bermane Stiverne(25-2-1) Rematch Clash for Wilder’s WBC Heavyweight title- Stiverne places his punches very well together for a heavyweight and unlike most heavyweights, he also attacks the body. Wilder, on the other hand, has 100% belief in his power so Wilder usually just flashes a jab or two and then fires out haymakers. Stiverne’s best shot is to stay busy by employing his jab and must also stay very close to Wilder to take some steam out ofRead More
From: Golden Boy Promotions JESUS SOTO KARASS VS. JUAN CARLOS ABREU FIGHT WEEK MEDIA SCHEDULE *All Times are Pacific Time* TUESDAY, OCTOBER 31 3:30 p.m. GOLDEN BOY BOXING ON ESPN MEDIA WORKOUT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Location: Pascua Yaqui Wellness Center 5305 W. Calle Torim, Tucson AZ 85757 3:00 p.m. – Media Arrival 3:30 p.m. – Media Workout Begins WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 1 12:00 p.m. GOLDEN BOY BOXING ON ESPN WEIGH-IN BEGINS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Location: Casino Del Sol’s New Paradiso Lounge, located next to the Bingo Hall, 5655 W.Read More
By: Robbi Paterson/ Photo: On Tuesday, September 5, the announcement was made, Anthony Joshua (19–0, 19 KOs), the IBF/WBA/IBO heavyweight champion and the man universally recognized as the best in boxing’s most northerly weight division by any actively sane observer of the sport, would be defending his glittering hardware against Bulgaria’s Kubrat Pulev (25–1, 13 KOs), the IBF’s mandatory challenger. The date and venue pencilled into promoter Eddie Hearn’s busy brick-like diary—October 28, at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales. But, on October 16, another announcement was made—and anRead More
From: Golden Boy Promotions Photo: Vincent Ethier/ Eye of the Tiger Management MONTREAL – Oct. 23, 2017 – There was a lot of hostility in the air today, while the WBO World Middleweight Champion Billy Joe Saunders (25-0, 12 KOs) and former IBF World Middleweight Champion David Lemieux (38-3, 33 KOs) were hosting a press conference to discuss their upcoming showdown to be held on Dec. 16 at the Place Bell in Laval, Quebec. Saunders vs. Lemieux is presented by Golden Boy Promotions and Eye of the Tiger Management, inRead More
From: Emily Pandelakis/Victory Boxing Springfield, Virginia – October 20, 2017 – Victory Boxing Promotions, along with Now Boxing Promotions, saw two of its top prospects in action last weekend, with Jaron “Boots” Ennis (16-0, 14KO) and Adam Daranyi (13-0, 12KO) finishing their respective opponents inside of a round each in Virginia. On paper, Ennis was facing his toughest opponent to date in Ayi Bruce (23-14, 15KO) in a six-round bout at welterweight. It took the twenty-year-old just a minute and 37 seconds to break down the overmatched Bruce, before theRead More

Posted On October 21, 2017By ronatringsideIn national Massey Defeats Bailey

By: Ron Valderrama Photo: Dolores Valenzuela/ Ronatringside Undefeated lightweight, Stevie Massey (5-1, 5 KOs) defeated Marko Bailey (5-1, 3 KOs) for the vacant North Carolina lightweight title this past Thursday at the Armory in Durham, North Carolina. The featured main event bout was presented by Raging Babe Events. The scheduled 6-round bout wouldn’t last long, but for a short time, it was toe-to-toe action as the bout started. Massey quickly went to work, applying pressure from the sound of the bell in the opening round. The referee stopped the actionRead More

Posted On October 20, 2017By ronatringsideIn bites

Raging Babe undercard: Romero defeats Fowler by TKO

By: Ron Valderrama/ Photo: Dolores Valenzuela/ Raging Babe “Thursday Night Fights” – Durham, NC – Wellington Romero (13-0-1, 7 KOs), defeated Mike Fowler (7-10, 2 KOs) by TKO at 1:54 of the first round in a bout that was scheduled for six rounds. Romero, a heavy-handed puncher was in control from the first bell, landing piercing blows on Fowler.Read More
THURSDAY NIGHT FIGHTS MARKO BAILEY VS STEVIE MASSEY NORTH CAROLINA LIGHTWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP   FIGHT WEEK MEDIA SCHEDULE *Fight Card Subject to Change*   WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 18   4:45pm                        WEIGH-IN DOORS OPEN   5:15pm                        OFFICIAL WEIGH-IN BEGINS – OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!   Location: Courtyard by Marriott-Durham – Duke Meeting Room     THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19   6:00pm                        DOORS OPEN                                   7:00pm                        FIRST FIGHT BEGINS        VENUE: DURHAM ARMORY, 220 FOSTER ST, DURHAM, NC     CREDENTIAL DISTRIBUTION: Credentials will be distributed at the Durham Armory Box Office located at 220 Foster St, Durham.   THURSDAY NIGHT FIGHTS isRead More

Posted On October 18, 2017By ronatringsideIn national

Cotto – Ali New York press conference quotes

From: Golden Boy Promotions Photo: Matt Easley – Hogan Photos/Golden Boy Promotions NEW YORK CITY (Oct. 17, 2017) Four-division world champion Miguel Cotto (41-5, 33 KOs) and WBA International Welterweight Champion Sadam “World Kid” Ali (25-1, 14 KOs) hosted a press conference today to formally announce their 12-round fight for Cotto’s WBO World Junior Middleweight Championship. The action will take place at the World’s Most Famous Arena, Madison Square Garden, and will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. Cotto will make his 24thRead More

Posted On October 15, 2017By ronatringsideIn local

Castro preserves unbeaten record against Nieves

By: Ron Valderrama/ Photo: Rhonda Costa/Twin Flame Images Super bantamweight, Carlos Castro (19-0, 8 KOs) kept his unbeaten record intact, defeating Basilio Nieves (15-4, 3 KOs) by TKO on Saturday at the Celebrity Theatre in Phoenix and was the featured main event on the Iron Boy 42 card. It didn’t take Castro long to adjust to the awkward style of Nieves, who kept moving forward on Castro in the opening round. Castro’s corner instructed him to make adjustments. Going into round 2, it was evident the adjustments made a differenceRead More