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‘Detroit City Gold’

Antonio Nieves & Nikolay Potapov Clash In Co-Feature To Claressa Shields vs. Szilvia Szabados DETROIT (Feb. 15, 2017) – Six prospects will round out the ShoBox: The New Generation televised bouts for Salita Promotions’ “Detroit City Gold” on Friday, March 10, at MGM Grand Detroit, live on SHOWTIME (10 p.m. ET/PT).     In addition to…

WBC Announces Special Commemorative Belts

February 15, 2017 – The World Boxing Council was founded February 14th, 1963, thanks to the initiative of then-President of Mexico, Don Adolfo Lopez Mateos, and a special belt has now been created to honor his memory as well as his contribution to our existence and growth into boxing’s most important organization. Don Adolfo was…

Danny Garcia & Keith Thurman Join Record Books & Elite Group of Legends

NEW YORK (Feb. 15, 2017) – Sugar Ray Leonard vs. Tommy Hearns.  Felix Trinidad vs.  Oscar De La Hoya.  Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao. That is the elite company welterweight champions Danny Garcia and Keith Thurman will join when they meet in just the 10th unification in division history on Saturday, March 4 on SHOWTIME…

Boxing Comes Out The Box Swinging Early In 2017

By Blackbull (IB-February 1, 2017) – If what boxing fans saw this past weekend is an indication of what to expect this year, then we can finally put an end to the nonsenses of old and obsolete boxers trying to stay in the limelight. Leo Santa Cruz battling Carl Frampton and Mikey Garcia challenging undefeated…

Leo Santa Cruz Reclaims Title

Mikey Garcia Knocks Out Dejan Zlaticanin To Become Three-Division World Champion LAS VEGAS (Jan. 28, 2017) – Leo Santa Cruz reclaimed the WBA Featherweight Championship, executing a brilliant game plan to dethrone Carl Frampton in a rematch of their epic first fight in the main event of SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING Saturday in front of 10,085…

Conflict

By Blackbull DENVER (IB-January 25, 2017) – There is something about seeing a boxing contest live that brings out the monster in you. The excitement, the anticipation, the explosive hand-to-hand combat and the suspense of wondering when and or how the fight will end. Nothing comes close in giving you that adrenaline rush, that’s why…

Ridiculousness that is Chris Brown Vs Soulja Boy

By: Mike Singh IB-January 18, 2017 – Celebrity fights/bouts usually occur to promote certain charities or assist others with the funds raised. This isn’t one of those fights. This is a long and burning feud that was formed between popular hip-hop/rap stars Chris Brown and Soulja Boy. What started out as a bashing from Chris…

Shon Mondragon ‘It’s My Time’

By Stephen Johnson DENVER (January 15, 2017) Denver amateur boxer Shon Mondragon just recently turned 19 years-old and that vision he’s had for quite some time of competing for Olympic Gold is now becoming much clearer. Finding his name listed among those chosen to attend/compete at the Elite Men’s National Team Training Camp (January 21-February…

Badou Jack vs. James DeGale Final Press Conference Quotes

BROOKLYN (January 12, 2017) – Super middleweight champions Badou Jack and James DeGale went face-to-face Thursday at the final press conference before their world title unification showdown that headlines action this Saturday, January 14 from Barclays Center in Brooklyn and live on SHOWTIME. Mayweather Promotions President Floyd Mayweather discussed the highly anticipated matchup featuring his fighter, Jack,…