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USA Boxing’s Main Man Resigns

USA Boxing President, Dr. Charles Butler

USA Boxing President Dr. Charles Butler Leaving Organization. DENVER (IB-April 14, 2014) – In a Letter sent out to all USA Boxing’s membership, Dr. Butler broke the news he will be resigning as President of the organization. Dr. Butler’s work as President of USA Boxing the past couple of years have been a productive venture…

Arash Usmanee Co-Main On Pacquiao vs Bradley 2

IB-April 9, 2014 – Afghani-Canadian super featherweight contender Arash Usmanee (20-1-1, 10 KOs) will step into the highest-profile fight of his life on short notice and face WBO #1 ranked Raymundo Beltran (28-6-1, 17 KOs) for the WBO NABO Lightweight title this Saturday, April 12, in the co-main event of the HBO Pay-Per-View card featuring…

Star Of David Coming Back To Brooklyn

New York City (April 8, 2014)—New York area fight fans, get ready for another action-packed evening of professional boxing, featuring many of the best and brightest pugilists in the region. Promoter Dmitriy Salita is proud and excited to announce a fight card, sure to promise thrilling action, and ferocious knockouts, at the Millennium Theater in…

AIBA announces date of first official APB Event

Lausanne, Switzerland, April 7, 2014 – The International Boxing Association (AIBA) is delighted to announce that it has now set the date of the historic very first AIBA Pro Boxing (APB) Event to the Friday October 24, 2014. Following various discussions with AIBA Executive Committee Members, APB Executive Board Members and AIBA National Member Federations,…

Ali, Browne And Ochoa In Action Before Hopkins Vs Shumenov Tripleheader

WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 7) – Some of New York City’s most promising prospects are heading down the highway from the Big Apple to the nation’s capital to be showcased at the DC Armory on Saturday, April 19 in undercard bouts leading up to the SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® tripleheader. The event is headlined by Bernard Hopkins’…

Scott Files Protest Over Loss to Washington

IB-April 7, 2014 – Hall of Fame Trainer Jessie Reid and promoter Kerry Daigle of Keeppunching Entertainment say the California Boxing Commission has a clear duty to correct the mistake made by referee Lou Moret in the Skipp “Strictly Business” Scott vs. Gerald “El Gallo Negro” Washington fight, held on Thursday, April 3, at the…

Reigning champ Font, heavyweight Diekmann headline card at CES MMA XXIII

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (April 7th, 2014) — Trying to top the streak of knockouts that made March such a memorable month, CES MMA returns April 25th with an even bigger, bolder fight card. “CES MMA XXIII” will feature the return of reigning featherweight champion Rob Font, hard-hitting heavyweight Josh Diekmann, and the CES debut of four-time Ultimate…

Tourney Wrap, Benavidez Brothers, Battle Royale

Arizona Boxing News & Notes with Don SmithIB-April 6, 2014 – Arizona Golden Glove boxers Adrian Servin (Knockout Boxing in Phoenix) and Alfonso Olvera (Neutral Corner Gym in Tucson) advanced to the National Golden Glove Tournament after winning Regional Titles in Vegas.  Servin, a highly touted 108 lb. prospect, bested Nevada’s Blake Fazio to win…