John Thompson weighed in at 152.4 lbs while Liam Smith checked in at 153.75.
Hometown hero Lamont Peterson (33-3-1, 17 KOs) worked out for the media Thursday at the Bald Eagle Recreation Center in Southeast Washington, D.C. as he prepares for 12-round showdown against Olympic Gold Medalist Felix Diaz Jr. (17-0, 8 KOs).
Featherweight world champion Lee Selby (19-4-1, 4 KOs) is nearing his U.S. debut against former world champion Fernando “Cochulito” Montiel (54-4-2, 39 KOs) as Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on ESPN comes to Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona Wednesday, Oct. 14.
On Saturday night, Irish world-rated contender Patrick Hyland (30-1, 14 KOs) faces David Martinez on the undercard of the PBC on NBCSN event from Lowell, Mass. The fight won’t be shown on television, Hyland views this is the most important fight of his career as he works his way back into world title contention.
Five months after one of the biggest victories of his professional career against Kevin Mitchell, WBC Lightweight World Champion Jorge “El Nino de Oro” Linares will celebrate by fighting in his native Venezuela for the first time in more than five years as he defends his title for the second time against Mexico’s Ivan “Macanon” Cano on Saturday, October 10.
Fight fans eager for a unique inside look at the red-hot October 17th HBO Pay-Per-View world middleweight championship unification showdown between knockout artists and title-holders Gennady Golovkin and David Lemieux, should mark their calendars to catch an all-new edition of “Face Off,” starring the two prizefighters.
King of the Cage will return to Black Bear Casino Resort in Carlton, Minnesota for the fourth time in 2015, headlined by a women’s World Title Championship bout in the women’s flyweight division between Shanna Young and Christina Jobe on Saturday, November 21, 2015.
Five world championship fights, highlighted by the Gennady “GGG” Golovkin vs. David Lemieux world middleweight unification showdown, are featured on the next $2,000 Throwdown Fantasy Boxing Game.
ShoBox: The New Generation returns on Friday, Oct. 23, live on SHOWTIME (10:30 p.m. ET/PT) with a quadrupleheader that matches eight young prospects against each other in the toughest fights of their budding careers.
Fight Network’s John Pollock, John Ramdeen and Robin Black bring us the latest including Quinton “Rampage” Jackson looking to settle with Bellator; Rampage looks to join Japan’s Rizin FF event with Fedor Emelianenko and Michael McDonald speaking out against current UFC contract on Newsmakers.
Last night at Big Six Academy in Providence, undefeated super welterweight contender Demetrius “Boo Boo” Andrade (21-0, 14 KOs) hosted an open media workout in advance of his October 17th 10-round main event fight versus Argentinian opponent Dario Fabian “El Gallo” Pucheta (20-2, 11 KOs) at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut.
Mr. Marius Vizer, IJF president: “In order to sustain and maintain the interest, professionalism and accuracy of the information but also the loyalty of those who are following us, as well as our members and partners, I have the pleasure to inform you that for the events of the International Judo Federation comprised in the World Judo Tour, including the World Championships, one Masters, 5 Grand Slams and 10 Grand Prix as annual events and which represent at the same time qualification criteria for the Olympic Games, IJF, together with the local organizing partners (LOC), have always ensured integrally the logistic conditions for participation of all the athletes to these events, including obtaining a visa for the countries which needed or need this procedure.”
After the refusal of Cuban Yuniesky Gonzalez (IBF #11), Armenian light heavyweight Karo Murat (IBF #14, 27-2-1, 17 KOs) jumped at the opportunity to face Montreal adopted son Artur Beterbiev (IBF #2, 9-0, 9 KOs) for an IBF light heavyweight (175 pounds) elimination fight.
Due to high demand from fans across the country, tickets for closed circuit viewings of the highly anticipated Nov. 21 battle between WBC, Ring Magazine and Lineal Middleweight World Champion Miguel Cotto (40-4, 33 KOs) and former Two-Time Super Welterweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez (45-1-1, 32 KOs) will go on sale today, Friday, October 9, 2015
With the press gathered around him at the Big Six Boxing Academy during Thursday’s open workout, former world champion Demetrius Andrade was his usual affable self, cracking jokes and grinning from ear to ear under the bright lights.
Below are full weigh-in results for Fight Network’s live presentation of M-1 Challenge 62, whih airs on Saturday, Oct. 10 at 12:30 p.m. ET from Sochi, Russia.
Heavyweight contender, Amir “Hardcore” Mansour (22-1, 16 KO’s) is eagerly awaiting his Oct. 13 bout with undefeated Gerald Washington (16-0, 11 KO’s).
HBO Sports debuts an all-new installment of “2 Days” when the feature segment returns Saturday, Oct. 24 at 12:15 a.m. (ET/PT) with a behind-the-scenes look at boxing sensation Canelo Alvarez, one of the sweet science’s brightest superstars.
The weigh-in results are in for RESURRECTION FIGHTING ALLIANCE 31, which airs live tonight at 10 p.m. ET in Canada and globally in over 30 countries across Europe, Africa and the Middle East.
ROAD FC announces global expansion into China with 360GAME presents ROAD FC 027 in Shanghai on 26 December, 2015.
On Thursday, Oct. 8, GLORY hosted the weigh-ins for GLORY 24 and GLORY SuperFight Series Denver.
Fighters from de Leon Promotions are ready for this Saturday, at the Municipal Auditorium in Los Cabos, Baja California Sur, in an event that will be broadcast by Televisa Deportes.
Arnulfo Obando, trainer of Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez WBC flyweight champion, confirms that after his last sparring session in Costa Rica, the champ is the best…bar none!
Speed and power mixed plus blended with edgy grit, were all shown in abundance, by former Mexican world champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez during his training camp this week in sunny California.
Welcome to the debut of “Keep It 100.” Nate Milton and Brian Mann set out to find the key to making a grand debut. They’re joined by OSW Review’s Jay Hunter to discuss the best and worst character intros of all time. Also, the man with one of wrestling’s most infamous debuts, WCW Superstar Glacier, opens up about the importance of first impressions.
Jim Lampley and Max Kellerman discuss performing enhancing testing in boxing and the upcoming pay-per-view fights, Gennady Golovkin vs. David Lemieux and Miguel Cotto vs. Canelo Alvarez.
The Fight Game looks back at the Oct. 3 fight between Lucas Matthysse and Viktor Postol.
UFC light heavyweight Pat Cummins joins Brendan Schaub and Bryan Callen on The Fighter and The Kid.
uper middleweight world champion James DeGale (21-1, 14 KOs), of England, and former world champion Lucian Bute (32-2, 25 KOs), of Montreal, completed a two-city, two-country kickoff press conference Thursday in London to formally announce their Nov. 28 showdown in the main event of SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING.
Bernie Bahrmasel: Welcome to the international media conference call for Gennady Golovkin and David Lemieux.
Fighters took part in a media workout today at Welch’s Gym in South Boston to kick off fight week for this Saturday night’s Premier Boxing Champions on NBCSN card at Lowell Memorial Auditorium in Lowell, MA.
World Boxing Council Lightweight Champion, Venezuelan Jorge Linares (39-3-0 & 29 KOs) will defend his title against Mexico’s Ivan “Macanon” Cano (23-6-2 with 15 KOs) this Saturday night at the Polyhedron of Caracas, Venezuela.