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WSB Season V draw produces interesting fixtures and new innovations

  Istanbul, Turkey, July 16, 2014 – The official Group Draw for the World Series of Boxing (WSB) Season V took place today in Turkey’s largest city, Istanbul, at the International Boxing Association’s (AIBA) Executive Committee Meeting. Conducted over four stages, the draw for the new season initially confirmed Season IV finalists Cuba Domadores and Azerbaijan Baku…

Lanell Bellows defeats Jas Phipps

July 14, 2014 – Super middleweight Lanell Bellows (8-1-1) defeated Jas Phipps by unanimous decision on June 27 at the Hard Rock Casino in Las Vegas. Phipps record drops to 4 wins and 5 losses, Phipps has lost his last five bouts. This win garnered Bellows his eighth victory, and his second ring appearance in…

Tony Luis to Face Wanzell Ellison

IB-July 10, 2014 – Canadian prospect Tony “The Lightning” Luis (17-2, 7 KOs) will face undefeated Wanzell “Venom” Ellison (11-0-1, 5 KOs) of Newark, New Jersey, in a lightweight eight-rounder, as the opening bout of the blockbuster nationally televised quadrupleheader of world-class professional boxing to mark the 200th episode of “SHOBOX: The New Generation,” live…

Fight Network to Air Extensive Canelo vs. Lara Fight Week Coverage

Toronto (IB-July 10, 2014) – Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, will broadcast extensive Canelo Alvarez vs. Erislandy Lara fight week coverage, including live weigh-ins, press conference, undercard countdown show and exclusive interviews with Saturday’s competitors. Fight Network’s live coverage will be broadcast on Cablevision’s Optimum…

Witherspoon Family and Legacy will be on display this Saturday

West Deptford, New Jersey (July 10, 2014)–On October 30, 1979, Tim Witherspoon scored a 1st round knockout over Joe Adams in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania. Witherspoon went on to fight a memorable battle with Larry Holmes and then go on to become a two-ime Heavyweight champion of the world. Witherspoon’s legacy still is going strong today…

Derek Ennis Steps in to Face Caleb Truax

IB-July 10, 2014 – Well-respected former USBA Junior Middleweight Champion Derek “Pooh” Ennis (24-4-1, 13 KOs) will step in to face WBA #15, IBF #13, and WBO #11-rated Caleb “Golden” Truax (23-1-2, 14 KOs) of Osseo, Minnesota, in the co-main event of “Conquerors”, a night of ESPN Friday Night Fights boxing on Friday, July 25,…

Frankie Gomez To Face Vernon Paris

INDIO, CALIF. (July 3) – Unbeaten Frankie “Pitbull” Gomez is considered to be the most dangerous prospect in the junior welterweight division and on Friday, July 25, he will face his toughest challenge yet when he meets Florida’s Vernon Paris in the 10-round main event of FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes’ Golden Boy Live!…

Farenas stops Davis

Dib & Martin win decisionsMASHANTUCKET, Conn. (July 3, 2014) – Filipino knockout artist Michael “Hammer Fist” Farenas (39-4-4, 31 KOs) stopped previously unbeaten Mark “Too Sharp” Davis (18-1, 5 KOs) in eighth round of last night’s main event on a special edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights. The second annual “50 Cent’s Birthday Bash,” presented…

Mike Lee, to Face Paul Gonsalves on ESPN

IB-July 4, 2014 – Popular Chicago native and Notre Dame graduate Mike Lee’s opponent has been announced for his Friday, July 25, 2014, ring return to the Windy City’s UIC Pavilion. Scheduled to open the night’s worldwide, live broadcast of ESPN Friday Night Fights in a light heavyweight six-rounder, Lee (12-0, 7 KOs) will face…

‘La Loba’ Defends World Title For Sixth Time

Plus, Novoa Risks Minimumweight Crown Against MartinezLOS ANGELES (Jun. 27) – Looking to follow up the biggest win of her career over Alesia Graf in March, WBC Super Flyweight World Champion Zulina “La Loba” Munoz will continue to make her case as one of the top female fighters in the sport today on Saturday, June…