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Photos: Golovkin-Rubio kick off press conference

Photos: Golovkin-Rubio kick off press conference

Photos: Big Joe Miranda WBA middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin and WBC interim middleweight champion Marco Antonio Rubio faced off Wednesday during the kickoff ...

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Maidana: I won the first fight and I’ll win again

Maidana: I won the first fight and I'll win again

By Miguel Maravilla Photos: Esther Lin/SHOWTIME Argentinian slugger and former world champion Marcos "Chino" Maidana (35-4, 31 KOs) held an open media workout Tuesday ...

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Petalcorin KOs Tello to win WBA interim belt

Petalcorin KOs Tello to win WBA interim belt

Filipino light flyweight Randy Petalcorin (22-1-1, 17 KOs) scored a seventh round KO over Panamanian Walter Tello (20-8, 8 KOs) to claim ...

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Huck: I will make spaghetti out of Larghetti

Huck: I will make spaghetti out of Larghetti

Photo: Gerry Weber World WBO Cruiserweight World Champion Marco Huck (37-2-1, 26 KOs) and challenger Mirko Larghetti (21-0, 13 KOs) met in the ...

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Results from Minnesota

Results from Minnesota

Story and photos by Jesse Kelley at ringside Rondale "Give Em Hell" Hubbert (7-0-1, 4 KOs) of Moorhead, MN won the vacant Minnesota ...

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Photos: Golovkin-Rubio kick off press

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Maidana: I won the first fight and I’ll win again

Maidana: I won the first

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Petalcorin KOs Tello to win WBA interim belt

Petalcorin KOs Tello to win

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Huck: I will make spaghetti out of Larghetti

Huck: I will make spaghetti

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Results from Minnesota

Results from Minnesota

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Boxing Result

Mundine, Geale victorious

By Craig Watt

Two of Australia’s top super-middleweights kept on collision course for a rematch in 2010 when both Anthony Mundine and Daniel Geale won wide points decisions at the Silverdome in Launceston, Tasmania on Wednesday night. Current IBO middleweight champion Anthony Mundine (36-3, 23 KO’s) outpointed Argentinean Alejandro Falliga (17-6-3, 6 KO’s) over ten rounds in a super-middleweight non-title bout. The 34 year old Mundine dominated the bout as Falliga retreated for most of the bout and was caught by the advancing Mundine each round but never in any major trouble. He won on the scorecards 100-90 (twice) and 99-91. Daniel Geale (22-1, 13 KO’s) secured the IBF Pan Pacific Middleweight title with a shut out points win over Brazilian Samir De Santos Barbosa (22-5-3, 17 KO’s) when he won by a score of 120-108 on all three scorecards. Geale boxed impressively behind a stiff jab and was always in control and showed effective boxing. The IBO have mandated that a rematch of the May 2009 match in Brisbane between Geale and Mundine takes place by February 27th 2010 or Mundine will be stripped of the title.



October 21st, 2009



Boxing News

Kessler, Ward comments

Mikkel Kessler and Andre Ward were just spectators and fans on Saturday night as their fellow Super Six World Boxing Classic competitors battled in the first stage of the groundbreaking tournament, but the two fighters have plenty of thoughts about the exciting fights. (more…)



October 21st, 2009

Boxing News

Nuzhnenko to face Branco

By Alexey Potapov

Former WBA welterweight champion Yuriy Nuzhnenko (29-1-1, 14 KOs) will next fight for the vacant EBU (European) welterweight title against Gianluca Branco (43-2-1, 22 KOs) after reigning beltholder Selcuk Aydin vacated the title. Representatives of the boxers have until October 22th to reach a deal. Otherwise a purse bid is slated for October 22th at EBU Headquarters in Rome, Italy.



October 21st, 2009

Feature Story

Roach: Cotto will run!

By Nick Giongco

Freddie Roach has a gut feeling that Miguel Cotto is not going to press the action against Manny Pacquiao but will resort to being a counter-puncher in a bid to mess up the Filipino’s all-out attacking style when they meet on Nov. 14 in Las Vegas. Roach’s eyes lit up when told about reports about Cotto utilizing a 24×24 ring instead of the standard 18×18 that fighters normally use in preparing for fights. “Cotto will try to be a counter-puncher and be like (Juan Manuel) Marquez,” Roach told Fightnews Wednesday afternoon as he was awaiting the arrival of Pacquiao at the Gerry Penalosa Boxing Gym in Mandaluyong, putting sense into reports that Cotto is indeed using an oversized ring to prepare for Pacquiao. (more…)



October 21st, 2009

Boxing News

Vazquez Jr. to face “Poblanito”

On November 20, the popular series of Boxeo TELEMUNDO returns to the Kissimmee Civic Center. In the main event, WBO Latin champion Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. will put his title on the line against hard punching veteran Genaro “Poblanito” Garcia in a bout scheduled for 12 rounds. Vazquez Jr. of Bayamon, Puerto Rico is ranked #5 WBO, #12 WBA and #15 WBC. He is 25 years old and has been a pro for almost 3 years. He will be making the 4th defense of his title and brings a record of 16-0-1, 13 KOs. “Poblanito” of Mexico City, Mexico on the other hand is a tested veteran of 43 fights in his 15 year pro career. He has wins over former world champions Rafael Marquez, Mauricio Martinez, Adonis Rivas and Francisco Tejedor and is a three-time world title challenger with a record of 36-7, 20 KOs. There will be a total of seven fights scheduled with the first bell at 8:30 PM. The event is being promoted by Tuto Zabala, Jr.and All Star Boxing, Inc. “The New Generation”. The main event will be televised live at 11:35 PM by the Telemundo Network. Tickets are already on sale at the Kissimmee Civic Center 201 E. Dakin Ave., Downtown Kissimmee, FL or by calling 407-935-1412. Prices start at $15 (in advance).



October 21st, 2009

Boxing News

Hasegawa faces Morel

By Joe Koizumi

WBC bantamweight champ Hozumi Hasegawa (27-2, 11 KOs), making his commemorative tenth defense, will put his belt on the line against Puerto Rican Eric Morel (41-2, 21 KOs), ex-WBA flyweight titlist, in Kobe, Japan, on December 18. It was announced by his promoter/manager/trainer Masato Yamashita at a press conference yesterday. The 29-year-old Japanese southpaw seems to have abruptly become a hard-puncher, as he lately registered four pulverizing defenses in a row: Cristian Faccio (TKO2), Alejandro Valdez (TKO2), Vusi Malinga (TKO1) and Nestor Rocha (TKO1). Morel, however, will not be an easy challenger, as he, ranked atop by the WBO, is an excellent boxer-puncher with speed, skills and power, plus experience. After his comeback Morel, 34, decked six victories straight with three within the distance to his credit. Even if the Pueruto Rican veteran isn’t so easy, we, Japanese aficionados, look forward to watching Hasegawa’s fifth consecutive defense by KO, though we wish to see him fight a little longer than one or two rounds. Former WBC feather champ Takahiro Aoh (17-2-1, 8 KOs), a fast-moving and quick-punching southpaw, will appear on the undercard in his first appearance since his forfeiture of the belt to Elio Rojas on points this July.



October 21st, 2009

Announcement

Zeferino signs Griffin!

Live on PPV Oct. 30 from El Paso!

Zeferino Entertainment has just announced that middleweight contender Randy “The Gentleman” Griffin (24-2-3, 12 KO’s) has just signed a promotional agreement and will make his debut under the Zeferino Entertainment banner on the undercard of the “Latin Invasion 2″ PPV card on October 30 . . . . Click here for more

“LATIN INVASION 2″ will be held at UTEP’s Don Haskins Center in El Paso, Texas. The event will be on live on Pay-Per-View. Tickets for this event available at TicketMaster, or can be purchased at the Don Haskins Center box office, at 915-747-5234.



October 21st, 2009

UFC

UFC updates!

* Don’t miss an all new episode of The Ultimate Fighter® tonight at 10 on SPIKE
* UFC® Poker is here! Play for FREE right now!
* UFC® action comes to Memphis – Penn and Sanchez battle for the lightweight title on Saturday, December 12 – Tickets On Sale This Week
* Don’t miss UFC® 104 Live this Saturday night – Purchase on UFC.com before Friday night and get access to all the unaired prelims for free! Watch all the action in Smooth HD on UFC.com.
UFC.com – Countdown to UFC® 104 (Video) (more…)



October 21st, 2009

Announcement

Win a Trip to Ali’s hometown!

"The Greatest Inspire Greatness” contest sponsored by Everlast

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How has “The Greatest of All Time” Muhammad Ali™ inspired you to find your greatness within?  To kickoff the 100th Anniversary celebration of Everlast and to introduce the Everlast new line of Muhammad Ali™ replica products, Everlast is asking you to describe in 500 words or less how Muhammad Ali™ has inspired and influenced you to achieve greatness.  The Grand Prize is a trip for two (2) to Muhammad Ali’s hometown of Louisville, KY and a private tour of the Muhammad Ali™ Center.  The Grand Prize winner will also receive the entire Muhammad Ali™ Collection by Everlast.  Two (2) Runner-Ups will receive a special prize pack featuring the complete line of products from the Muhammad Ali™ Collection by Everlast.  To enter, please visit Muhammad Ali™ “The Greatest Inspire Greatness” contest site



October 21st, 2009

Boxing News

Scores from Froch-Dirrell

Due to popular demand, below is a breakdown of the official scoring from the Froch-Dirrell fight from the TrentFM Arena in Nottingham, England.

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October 21st, 2009

Boxing News

Cintron arrives in PR!

Photo: Jose Perez/PR Best Boxing Promotions

Photo: Jose Perez/PR Best Boxing Promotions

Former world welterweight champion Kermit “Killer” Cintrón (31-2-1, 27 KOs) arrived in Puerto Rico today. Cintron will fight for his first time in Puerto as a professional when he takes on Juliano Ramos (15-2, 12 KOs) of Brazil this Saturday in a scheduled for 10 round welterweight main event. Site of the event will be the Coliseo Roberto Clemente in San Juan, Puerto Rico and will be an edition of DiBella Entertainment’s Broadway Boxing series . PR Best Boxing Promotions (Ivan & Peter Rivera) and DiBella Entertainment will promote. For more details and photos click here…



October 20th, 2009

Boxing News

FIGHT CAMP 360° Update

SHOWTIME Sports and NFL Films are entranced in the camps of Kessler and Ward as they prepare episode two of the critically acclaimed new reality show FIGHT CAMP 360°: Inside The Super Six World Boxing Classic. A release date for episode two of the show, which gives fight fans unprecedented access into the lives of the participants in the Super Six World Boxing Classic, will be announced soon.



October 20th, 2009

Boxing News

Spinks-Molina Halloween night!

IBF’s Chairman of the Championship Committee Lindsey Tucker has confirmed that IBF junior middleweight champion Cory Spinks (37-5, 11 KOs) will defend his title against fellow Don King stablemate Carlos Molina (17-4-1, 5 KOs). The bout will take place at the Treasure Island Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on Saturday, Oct. 31.



October 20th, 2009

Boxing News

Hershman “thrilled” with Super Six

As reported by Lem Satterfield at FanHouse on Monday, Ken Hershman, Senior Vice President and General Manager of SHOWTIME Sports, is thrilled with the success of the first two fights of the Super Six World Boxing Classic. Hershman said that the two fights showed that “there are no easy fights in this tournament,” and, “You’re at risk at any moment in any of these fights….The launch was great. The production was great. Carl Froch sold more tickets than he had ever sold with over 10,000 people in Nottingham, and Arthur Abraham sold out his arena with over 14,000 people. These events have been spectacular, so we’re really, really thrilled with how things are going so far.”



October 20th, 2009

Boxing News

Berto joins Everlast Workout

WBC Welterweight World Champion Andre Berto will join fellow professional boxing stars in a nationwide launch of a new boxing workout created by Everlast and 24 Hour Fitness on Saturday. Berto will take part in the Everlast Shadow Box Workout on Saturday at the Town & Country 24 Hour Fitness location in Miami, Fla. He is headlining the launch of the unique workout in his home state of Florida, participating in the 45-minute class on Saturday at 11:30 a.m. (more…)



October 20th, 2009

Scale Watch

Weights from Rye Brook, NY

David Telesco 176 vs Byron Mitchell 177 1/2
Jon Schneider 193 1/2 vs John Douglas 198
Eilon Kedem 122 1/4 vs Julio Valadez 121
Ahmad Mickens 175 1/2 vs Todd Eriksson 173
Ian Millarvie 263 1/4 vs Terrell Nelson 249
Richard Brown 195 1/4 vs Andrew Hutchinson 195 1/2
Venue: Hilton Rye Town Hotel, Rye Brook, New York
Promoter: Star Boxing
Tickets: $40, $60, $100



October 20th, 2009

Boxing News

Rees in Prizefighter tourney

The popular one-day Prizefighter tournament returns on December 4 at the National Hall, Olympia in London with the first ever light-welterweight competition. Ex WBA world champion Gavin Rees (28-1, 14 KOs) is among the eight, as are Ted Bami (26-5, 13 KOs), Jason Cook (25-2, 12 KOs) and Colin Lynes (31-6, 12 KOs), who have all held European belts. Former British title holders David Barnes (24-1-1, 11 KOs), Barry Morrison (17-4, 7 KOs) and Young Mutley (26-3, 13 KOs) will also be vying for the £32,000 winner’s prize, while Southern Area Champion Lee Purdy (12-1-1, 6 KOs) completes the line-up. October’s Prizefighter Heavyweights III, which was won by Audley Harrison, recorded the highest rating for any Sky Sports boxing show in recent times and this competition will again be screened on Sky Sports.



October 20th, 2009

Scale Watch

Weights from Kiev

Photo: K2 East Promotions

Photo: K2 East Promotions

By Alexey Sukachev

Vyacheslav Uzelkov 174.5 vs. Tomas Adamek 174.5
(WBA I/C Light Heavyweight title)
Maxim Bursak 163 vs. Sergey Khomitsky 159.5
Alexander Ustinov 304.5 vs Andrey Kindrich ?? *
Victor Plotnikov 149.5 vs. David Tlashadze 146
Valery Brazhnik 148 vs. Gary Abajan 146¾
Alaudin Murtazaliev 169.5 vs. Andrey Monakhov 171.5
Alexander Spirko 156.5 vs. Dmitry Balotsky 152.5
Kostya Rovensky 154 vs. Mikheil Khucishvili 154
Artem Ayvazidi 141 vs. Oleg Tolochko ?? *
Nikolay Israelian 225 vs. Andrey Gursky 208
Georgy Gechechiladze 126.5 vs. Nazar Naumchuk 127
Alexey Bondarenko ?? * vs. Ruslan Memetov ?? *
* – to weigh-in later
Venue: Kiev Palace of Sports
Promoter: K2 East Promotions
TV: Inter



October 20th, 2009

Boxing News

Agbeko-Perez heats up!

IBF Bantamweight Champion Joseph “King Kong” Agbeko (27-1, 22 KOs) not only promises a victory, Oct. 31 at the Treasure Island Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, but a knockout over challenger, No. 1 Contender Yonnhy “El Columbiano” Perez (19-0, 17 KOs). “He is going to have his first loss,” Agbeko told the media today on a national teleconference. “I am going to be the first one to knock him out.”

Perez, who is coming off an impressive last-round knockout of Silence Mabuza, would not give a specific prediction to counter Agbeko’s claims, but countered by saying, “He should not spit too much into the air, for it might fall on his face.”  Stay tuned for a full story tomorrow.



October 20th, 2009

UFC

UFC updates!

* UFC® Poker is here! Play for FREE right now!
* UFC® action comes to Memphis – Penn and Sanchez battle for the lightweight title on Saturday, December 12 – Tickets On Sale This Week
* Don’t miss UFC® 104 Live this Saturday night – Purchase on UFC.com before Friday night and get access to all the unaired prelims for free! Watch all the action in Smooth HD on UFC.com.
UFC.com – Chael Sonnen – The Real Straight Talk Express Rolls Into LA (more…)



October 20th, 2009

Boxing News

No Joke: Stewart returns

Former No. 1 junior welterweight contender Mike “No Joke” Stewart, of New Castle, DE, continues his comback when he takes on Louie Leija, of San Antonio, TX, in a scheduled six-round fight Saturday evening, Nov. 7, at Bally’s Atlantic City. Topping the seven-bout card is a scheduled 10-round contest between Mike Jones, of Philadelphia, PA, and Richard Gutierrez, of Mimi, FL, for Jones’ North American Boxing Association (NABA) welterweight title. First fight at 7.30 p.m. Stewart, 31, is now boxing as a welterweight. He ended an 18-month layoff April 24 when he earned a six-round decision over Luis Albert Santiago, of Philadelphia, at Dover (DE) Downs. Stewart would like to return to Dover Downs next year as the headliner. (more…)



October 20th, 2009

Boxing News

OPI 2000 wins EBU purse bid

Will promote Brancalion-Cleverly clash

OPI 2000 (Salvatore and Christian Cherchi) won today in Rome at the EBU’s headquarter the purse bid to stage the vacant EBU light heavyweight championship between Antonio Brancalion and Nathan Cleverly. OPI 2000 with an offer of €63,717 outbid Frank Warren Promotions (€60,000) and Double “A” Promotions (€27,500).



October 20th, 2009

Feature Story

Q&A: Edwin Valero

Photo courtesy WBC

Photo courtesy WBC

By Robert Coster

Is Edwin Valero the man nobody wants to face? The unbeaten, dynamite punching WBC lightweight champion with 25 knockouts in 25 fights is calling out for the big name boxers, Pacquiao, Mayweather or any other fighter in the face of the planet, to dare step into the ring and face his murderous fists. Yet, there are many pundits who feel that Valero has yet to face a real, stern test by facing a truly elite boxer. The fact is that Valero remains an enigma to many and even more so because the southpaw destroyer has been fighting outside of the USA. First Edwin was denied fights in American rings for over five years for allegedly having failed an MRI test. After finally getting OK’d to fight in Austin, Texas in April, Valero has subsequently been denied a US visa. Fightnews sat down with the brazen, supremely confident champion to discuss the visa controversy, his hopes for the future and his real frustration at not being given the opportunity to fight those marquee name boxers who he feels are evading him. (more…)



October 20th, 2009

Boxing News

Yahya McClain comeback

By Jose E. Santiago

Former two-time cruiserweight titleholder turned boxing promoter Yahya McClain (23-7-2 16KO) returns to the ring on November 13, 2009. McClain, 42-year-old owner of Absoloot Boxing and Fitness Gym in Atlanta, twice held the WBU cruiserweight championship over a decade ago. Since then McClain has gone on to be a successful boxing trainer and promoter. Known recently for his work in leading his ex-wife Laila Ali to boxing stardom as her manager and trainer, McClain now feels he can make a dent in the cruiserweight division and recapture a title. Although he hasn’t had a fight in over 10 years, McClain feels that he still has the strength and skills to be a champion. (more…)



October 20th, 2009

Boxing News

Team Valuev unfazed by Haye

“1,000 volts, but no light”

WBA Heavyweight Champion Nikolai Valuev (50-1, 34 KOs) is unfazed by David Haye´s latest antics, insisting he could not care less about the challenger´s constant provocations. Last week, the 29-year-old (22-1, 21 KOs) once again insulted the biggest and tallest champion of all time at a press conference in England. Valuev barely took any notice – he gave up caring about his opponent a long time ago. “I don’t really care about what he says or does,” Valuev stated. “I cannot take him seriously. When I first heard about the t-shirts where he chopped the Klitschkos, I thought ‘Oh my God, another idiot in our world.’ He can say whatever he likes – it will not get him my title.” (more…)



October 20th, 2009

Boxing News

Q&A: Anthony Mundine

Team Mundine

Team Mundine

By Craig Watt

Australian IBO middleweight champion Anthony “The Man” Mundine (36-3, 23 KOs) is one of boxing’s most controversial and outspoken characters, often noted for his exploits outside the ring, rather than his achievements inside the ropes. Behind the brash exterior however is a boxer that has operated at world level for the last five years and is a former two weight WBA champion at super middleweight and middleweight. He added the IBO 160 pound title in May when he outpointed Daniel Geale in a close and split decision in Brisbane. Both fighters share the same bill at the Silverdome in Prospect, Tasmania on Wednesday in a bill titled, “The Road To Rematch” aimed at building to a rematch of the two fighters, planned for 2010. Their first fight was one of the best seen in an Australian ring earlier this year and the IBO has ordered a rematch, such was the close scoring of the bout. (more…)



October 20th, 2009

Boxing News

Brähmer, Zbik defend Dec. 19

“Universum Champions Night“ comes to the Sport and Kongresshalle in Schwerin, Germany on December 19 with a world title twinbill featuring the two hometown world champions Jürgen Brähmer (34-2, 28 KOs) and Sebastian Zbik (27-0, 10 KOs). Brähmer will defend his WBO interim light heavyweight championship against an opponent to be named, while Zbik will take on unbeaten WBC #15 ranked Emanuele Della Rosa (22-0, 7 KOs) from Rome, Italy. “I’m very happy about [boxing in] Schwerin,” said Brähmer. “For me it’s the best thing that can happen to me. To defend a world championship belt outside my front door was always my dream.“ Zbik is also thrilled to have a home match. “This will be the personal highlight of my career,” he stated. “I hope, that all my friends and relatives will be there. The hall will certainly be a bubbling cauldron with two local fighters in action. I’m very excited and will give everything [in the ring]!“



October 20th, 2009

UFC

Rivera: “Don’t count me out!”

UFC 104 is LIVE on PPV Oct. 24!

Story by Andreas Hale

Jorge Rivera is no new kid on the block when it comes to battling inside of the Octagon. He’s banged with some of the sport’s finest over his eight-year career. Some nights have ended with his hand raised in victory while others have found him on the wrong side of the winner’s table  . . . . Click here for more

UFC 104: Machida vs. Shogun – Saturday, October 24th, live on Pay-Per-View from Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. Click here for more info.



October 20th, 2009

Boxing News

Abraham-Taylor Photogallery

Here’s a new photo gallery from the SHOWTIME’s spectacular Abraham-Taylor bout from Saturday night in Berlin.
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Also available are some notable undercard bouts. Click here for photos from Yoan Pablo Hernandez vs. Enad Licina. Click here for photos from Dominik Britsch vs. Michael Recloux. (Photos: Winfried Mausolf and Photo Wende)



October 20th, 2009

Boxing News

Holm takes on Hernandez

Holly Holm’s next opponent will be Melissa “Huracan” Hernandez. The two will headline a Dec. 4 card promoted by Fresquez Productions at Isleta in Albuquerque, N.M.  The card, “Bad Blood,” will see Holm (25-1-3, 7 KOs) defend her WIBA welterweight title at a catchweight against Hernandez (11-1-2, 4 KOs). Hernandez last fought at 128 and has won belts at lightweight, super featherweight and super bantamweight.  Also on the card: Jodi Esquibel, Amanda Crespin, comebacking heavyweight Fernando Reyes, bantamweight David Proa and  light heavyweight Michael Brooks.



October 20th, 2009

Announcement

Loaded undercard in El Paso!

Live on PPV Oct. 30 from El Paso!

The night before Halloween, in the city of El Paso, TX., fight fans will be sitting back to watch what many consider to be a young fighter who feels he has a lot to prove to them, Hector Camacho, Jr. facing a seasoned warrior who has battled with the best in boxing, Luis Ramon “Yory Boy” Campas, in an entertaining pay per view match on Friday night, October 30 distributed live on pay per view by MultiVision Media, Inc. . . . Click here for more

“LATIN INVASION 2″ will be held at UTEP’s Don Haskins Center in El Paso, Texas. The event will be on live on Pay-Per-View. Tickets for this event available at TicketMaster, or can be purchased at the Don Haskins Center box office, at 915-747-5234.



October 19th, 2009

Announcement

Salim Ali in action

US Olympian added to Oct 31st "Fright Night At The Sun"

2008 U.S. Olympian Sadam Ali has been added to the October 31st (Halloween Night) “Fright Night At The Sun” pro boxing card, presented by Jimmy Burchfield’s Classic Entertainment and Sports, Inc. (CES), in a 4-round welterweight bout at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. (more…)



October 19th, 2009

UFC

UFC updates!

* The Countdown to UFC® 104 begins tonight at 11pm ET/PT on Spike
* UFC® action comes to Memphis – Penn and Sanchez battle for the lightweight title on Saturday, December 12 – Tickets On Sale This Week
* Get closer to the action with the new UFC® iPhone app – available now in the iTunes App Store
UFC.com - Cain Velasquez Ready To Solidify His Heavyweight Contendership



October 19th, 2009

Boxing News

Q&A: Alfredo Angulo

Photo: Will Hart

Photo: Will Hart

Once-beaten Alfredo Angulo participated in a media workout on Monday at Gleason’s Gym in Brooklyn, N.Y., answering questions from New York-area media. Angulo (16-1, 13 KOs), rated WBO #4 and WBC/WBA #5, takes on unbeaten WBC #4/WBO #5 Harry Joe Yorgey (22-0-1, 10 KOs) for the vacant WBO Inter-Continental junior middleweight title on November 7 at the XL Center in Hartford, Connecticut and will precede the Chad Dawson-Glen Johnson rematch for the WBC interim and IBO light heavyweight titles. (more…)



October 19th, 2009

Boxing News

Frias, Hernandez collide Friday

Two winning streaks are on the line Friday night in the main event as ShoBox: The New Generation returns to SHOWTIME at 11 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the west coast) from the Laredo Entertainment Center in Laredo, Texas. Cuban-born Damian Frias (16-1, 7 KOs) of Miami, Fla., has won his last 12 fights while Mexico’s Freddy Hernandez (25-1, 18 KOs), who resides in Lynwood, Calif., has been victorious in his last nine in a row. The welterweight battle is scheduled for 10 rounds. In the co-feature defending North American Boxing Federation (NABF) super bantamweight champion Al Seeger (28-4, 22 KOs) of Savannah, Ga., will risk his belt against Victor Fonseca (16-0, 8 KOs) of Barranquitas, Puerto Rico, in what will be an excitement-filled 10-round battle of world-ranked 122-pounders. (more…)



October 19th, 2009




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