Thursday, April 24, 2014
ST. LOUIS (April 24, 2014) -- World junior middleweight Willie "The Great" Nelson 21-1-1, 12 KOs) has been caught in the middle of a boxing power play, resulting in the loss of his HBO PPV debut fight June 7 against Andy Lee (32-2, 22 KOs) at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
BROOKLYN (April 16, 2014) - World Championship boxing returns to Barclays Center when the "The Siberian Rocky" RUSLAN PROVODNIKOV makes the first defense of his World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior welterweight title and his Brooklyn debut against undefeated world-rated contender and New York product CHRIS ALGIERI. Provodnikov vs. Algieri will take place Saturday, June 14 and will be televised live on HBO Boxing After Dark®, beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.
DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. (April 14, 2014) - Sensational 18-year-old welterweight prospect Erickson "The Hammer" Lubin (4-0, 4 KOs) and 2004 Olympic silver medalist Yudel Jhonson (14-1, 9 KOs) will provide chief support this Friday evening, April 18, in separate bouts on "Pittsburgh Power," presented by Iron Mike Productions (IMP), at Monroeville Convention Center in Monroeville, Pa.
Monday, April 14, 2014
Thursday, April 3, 2014
SALEM, N.H. (April 3, 2014) -- The first USA vs. Cuba amateur boxing event on American soil, sanctioned by the International Boxing Association (AIBA), will take place Saturday night, April 12 as World Series of Boxing (WSB) makes its New England debut, featuring USA Knockouts versus Cuba Domadores, at Rockingham Park in Salem, New Hampshire.
Sunday, March 30, 2014
New York. March 30th -- Former World Champion Joshua Clottey and his team arrived in Australia yesterday for his upcoming April 9th elimination bout against former two time WBA world champion Anthony "the man" Mundine 46-5 (27 ko's). Mundine has been talking a lot of smack about IBF World champion Joshua Clottey 37-4 ( 22 Ko's) and their twelve round title defense of Mundines WBA International title.
Saturday, March 29, 2014
LINCOLN, R.I. (March 28th, 2014) – Chris Chatman couldn’t help but let his emotions get the best of him. Shortly after beating Grady Brewer Friday night at Twin River Casino, a fight he dedicated to both his grandmother, who passed away this past week, and his late manager Mark Dion, who died from Lou Gehrig’s disease earlier this year, Chatman sat in his corner and cried uncontrollably, a welcomed display of humility for a fighter on the brink of stardom.
GATINEAU, QUEBEC, Canada (March 25, 2014) -- French-Canadian welterweight contender Antonin Decarie (30-2, 9 KOs) remained on track for another world title shot as he overcame a serious cut to defeat former Mexican champion Pablo Munguia (20-4, 11 KOs) in last night's (Friday, Mar. 29) main event in the seventh installment of the popular Fight Night Series, promoted by Eye of the Tiger Management, at Lac Leamy Casino in Gatineau, Ontario, Canada.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (March 26th, 2014) -- Jesse Barboza could've given up on boxing a long time ago. He could've quit as an amateur when he stepped in the middle of a fight between two close friends and wound up with a stab wound to the stomach that put him in the hospital for two weeks.
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (March 25th, 2014) -- Having already marked his territory in Rhode Island by beating hometown favorite Thomas Falowo in July, Jersey City middleweight Chris Chatman has taken his newfound allegiance to New England one step further by signing with Classic Entertainment & Sports, the region's premier combat sports firm.
Monday, March 24, 2014
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (March 24th, 2014) -- After batting drug addiction for more than nine years and nearly overdosing at the age of 25, Providence, R.I., middleweight boxer KJ Harrison-Lombardi will return to the ring Friday night to continue his remarkable turnaround.
Saturday, March 22, 2014
GATINEAU, QUEBEC, Canada (March 20, 2014) - French-Canadian welterweight contender Antonin Decarie (29-2, 9 KOs) has been fighting his way back to the top of the 147-pound division. Once ranked No. 1 in the world by the WBO, prior to his unsuccessful interim WBA world title bid in 2010, Decarie has been rated among the top 15 in his weight class for the past five years.
Friday, March 21, 2014
My apologies to everyone for going AWOL on this site for the last three months. Your news bar to the right has continued to update, however I never got around to updating the news. I will do my best to stay on top of things, and I am working on adding staff to help cover shows and do some fight previews. Thank you for your understanding!
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (March 18th, 2014) -- As far as out-of-town fighters are concerned, Chris Chatman has had so much success at Twin River the casino might want to consider adding his name to the deed.
NEW YORK CITY (March 20, 2013) – Tennessee lightweight prospect Ryan “Blue-Chip” Martin is preparing to enter the ring for the fourth time in his professional career on Friday, March 28th against the durable foe Justin Robbins (2-5-0 1KOs).
BROOKLYN, NY (March 21, 2014) - Iron Mike Productions (IMP) and Gleason's Gym are joining forces in efforts to revitalize the New York boxing scene. The world famous gym - located on 77 Front Street in Brooklyn, NY - that once housed a young man who would go on to become the youngest heavyweight champion in boxing history will now serve as headquarters for IMP to recruit local amateur fighters aspiring to enter the pro ranks. IMP plans to officially open its office doors at its new location in April.