As we near the highly anticipated rematch between former world champions “Vicious” Victor Ortiz and Andre “The Beast” Berto, fighters competing on this Saturday’s Premier Boxing Champions on FOX & FOX Deportes card participated in a final press conference before they enter the ring at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif.
Golden Boy Promotions has issued the following statement with regard to WBC Super Featherweight World Champion Francisco “El Bandido” Vargas.
Four of the top super middleweights in the world shared a stage Thursday afternoon as Badou Jack, Lucian Bute, James DeGale and Rogelio Medina participated in the final press conference for their fights this Saturday, April 30 on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING from the DC Armory in Washington, D.C.
With just two days until they enter the ring, Premier Boxing Champions on Spike fighters participated in media roundtables Wednesday in Atlantic City and discussed their respective Friday, April 29 showdowns taking place at Taj Mahal Casino and Hotel in Atlantic City.
World Series of Fighting (www.WSOF.com) announced today that it has signed heavyweight knockout artists Shawn Jordan (18-7) and Lorenzo “The Dream Killer” Hood (9-3) to exclusive, multi-fight agreements.
M-1 Global has announced a blockbuster M-1 Challenge 68 event as Ramazan Emeev and Alexander “Storm” Shlemenko battle in the M-1 Global Grand Prix Middleweight Championship, while M-1 Challenge heavyweight champion Alexander “Drago” Volkov makes his first title defense against Attila “Pumuklo” Vegh, Thursday night, June 16, at Yubileyny Sports Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia.
As Curtis “Cerebral Assassin” Stevens (27-5, 20 KOs) prepares to step into the ring against Patrick Teixeira (26-0, 22 KOs) on the HBO Pay-Per-View undercard for the May 7 Canelo-Khan telecast live from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, he has a new trainer, a new nickname and new plan of attack.
The International Mixed Martial Arts Federation today announced the 2016 installment of the IMMAF World Championships of Amateur MMA will return to Las Vegas as part of the 5th Annual UFC International Fight Week, the world’s largest celebration of combat sports, taking place from Tuesday, July 5 – Sunday, July 10.
ONE Championship has announced that ONE Middleweight World Champion Vitaly Bigdash will no longer be able to compete at ONE: Ascent to Power due to an injury he suffered during training.
Laying down the gauntlet against Presidential Candidate Donald Trump for his disparaging comments about Mexicans and Muslims, Golden Boy Promotions Chairman and CEO today offered the GOP frontrunner two free ringside seats to watch the Canelo vs. Khan super-fight showdown on May 7 in Las Vegas during a live interview on Fox Business News.
UFC today announced a new partnership agreement with Wrestling Canada Lutte to actively promote amateur and Olympic wrestling throughout Canada.
Fight week began Wednesday for the SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING doubleheader taking place Saturday, April 30 at the DC Armory in Washington, D.C. as fighters toured monuments throughout the nation’s capital before they enter the ring for their respective world title fights on Saturday night.
Isaac Chilemba: “I will crush the ‘Krusher'”
Hi everyone. Thank you for joining us today on this call. On behalf of TGB Promotions we are very excited to be back on FOX in primetime and promoting this highly anticipated and long-awaited rematch.
Anthony Joshua MBE’s IBF World Heavyweight title defence against Dominic ‘Trouble’ Breazeale at The O2 in London on June 25 sold out in 30 minutes today.
Welterweight world champion Keith Thurman and former champion Shawn Porter went face-to-face Tuesday afternoon in Manhattan as they hosted a press conference to discuss their highly anticipated Saturday, June 25 showdown on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING on CBS, presented by Premier Boxing Champions live from Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
Anthem Sports & Entertainment Corp. announced today that Fantasy Sports Network (FNTSY), the world’s first-ever channel dedicated to fantasy sports,and Fight Network, the world’s premier multi-platform combat sports channel, have launched on YipTV, the mobile cable Internet streaming service.
Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather discusses his fighter WBC Super Middleweight World Champion Badou Jack who makes his second title defense against former longtime titlist Lucian Bute, April 30th at the DC Armory in Washington, D.C.
Former two-time world champion Andre “The Beast” Berto has wrapped up training camp and is set to travel to Southern California for his highly anticipated rematch against “Vicious” Victor Ortiz that headlines Premier Boxing Champions on FOX and FOX Deportes this Saturday, April 30 at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif.
WBC, Ring Magazine and Lineal Middleweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez (46-1-1, 32 KOs) today hosted a media workout at the House of Boxing in San Diego, just a week before he departs for Las Vegas for his upcoming showdown with Amir “King” Khan (31-3, 19 KOs) on Saturday, May 7 at the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas and produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View® beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT.
On September 12, 2015, Badou “The Ripper” Jack won his first defense of the WBC world super-middleweight title against “Saint” George Groves via split decision at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
On November 28, 2015, IBF Super Middleweight World Champion James “Chunky” DeGale retained his title via unanimous decision in an action-packed bout against Lucian Bute in Quebec, Canada.
Undefeated knockout artist Jonathan Guzman (20-0, 20 KOs) will battle Mexico’s Daniel Rosas (20-2, 12 KOs) in a 12-round super bantamweight title eliminator in the opening bout of Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on Spike on Friday, April 29 from the Taj Mahal Casino and Hotel in Atlantic City.
Global Warriors Fighting Championship is proud to announce Night of Champions will feature both the inaugural bantamweight & lightweight championship clashes for the promotion. The GWFC Bantamweight Championship fight will feature Hamilton’s “Gentleman” Josh Hill (14-1, 2-0 GWFC) meeting promotional newcomer Bill Kamery (13-4), while the GWFC Lightweight Championship fight will be a rematch from GWFC 2 as Alex Ricci (9-3, 1-0 GWFC) & Kyle Prepolec (9-4, 0-1 GWFC) renew acquaintances, this time in a 5 round contest.
Anthony Joshua MBE will make the first defence of his IBF World Heavyweight title against unbeaten American Dominic ‘Trouble’ Breazeale at The O2 in London on June 25.
Erik Skoglund continued his unbeaten streak with a heroic performance against Ryno Liebenberg to claim the IBO International Light Heavyweight title last night at the Hovet in Stockholm.
Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 multi-platform channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, announced today a multi-year deal with Mexico-based CMLL Wrestling for a weekly series to air on Thursday nights across Canada.
While many will be surprised by the news that Andrey Koreshkov (19-1) defeated Benson Henderson (23-6) in the main event of “Bellator 153: Koreshkov vs. Henderson,” the Russian champion made it clear following the bout that he intended to win each and every round inside the cage at the Mohegan Sun Arena on Friday night, and according to the judges scoring the bout at cage side, he did exactly that (50-45, 50-45, 50-45).
Italy’s largest indoor arena, The Pala Alpitour was packed with over 13,000 fans for the historic, inaugural “Bellator Kickboxing: Torino” event. The kickoff event was one for the ages with fierce competitors making a name for themselves with their world-class kickboxing on display. The card aired tonight on SPIKE through a delayed broadcast following “Bellator 153: Koreshkov vs. Henderson.”
The recently announced international tentpole event, “Bellator 158: London,” now features two additional mouth-watering matchups during the event’s main card, with today’s addition of Michael “Venom” Page (10-0) versus Fernando Gonzalez (25-13) in a welterweight bout at The O2 in London. “MVP” is fresh off a first-round submission during the main card of “Bellator 153: Koreshkov vs. Henderson” tonight and now sets his sights on impressing in his home country.
A heavyweight showdown between Bellator MMA’s high profile free agent acquisition Matt Mitrione (9-5) and Carl “Badwater” Seumanutafa (10-6) will serve as the co-main event of “Bellator: Dynamite 2” on June 24, at Scottrade Center in St. Louis.
Check out the highlights from yesterday’s HBO World Championship Boxing featuring Gennady Golovkin vs. Dominic Wade and Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez vs. McWilliams Arroyo.