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Gary Russell Jr. To Defend Against Former Champion Kiko Martinez

BROOKLYN (April 19, 2019) – WBC Featherweight World Champion Gary Russell Jr. will defend his title against former world champion Kiko Martinez in the co-feature to Wilder vs. Breazeale on Saturday, May 18 live on SHOWTIME from Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING™, and presented by Premier Boxing Champions. SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® begins at…

Umar Salamov Defends Against Poland’s Norbert Dabrowski

(April 3, 2019) – World-class light heavyweight slugger Umar Salamov (23-1, 17 KOs) will return to action in his hometown of Grozny City, Russia, on Thursday, April 18, to defend his WBO International Light Heavyweight Championship against Poland’s Norbert Dabrowski (22-7-2, 9 KOs). Salamov, rated WBA #7, IBF #6 and WBO #4, has been in…

Guillermo Rigondeaux Returns to the Ring Against Giovanni Delgado

Also Featuring Hard-Hitting 2016 Mexican Olympian Lindolfo Delgado LOS ANGELES (January 2, 2019) – Former world champion and pound-for-pound contender Guillermo Rigondeaux will return to action against Mexico’s Giovanni Delgado in an eight-round match on Premier Boxing Champions Prelims live on FS1 and FOX Deportes on Sunday, January 13 from the Microsoft Theatre at L.A.…

Chris Algieri Returns Against Stablemate Danny Gonzalez

New York, New York (December 22, 2018) – Demetrius Andrade will make the first defense of his WBO World Middleweight against Artur Akavov on a bumper show at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, New York on Friday January 18, live on DAZN in the US and Sky Sports in the UK. TICKETS ARE…

Gervonta Davis Defends Title Against Abner Mares

CARSON, CALIF. (December 19, 2018) – Two-time super featherweight champion Gervonta “Tank” Davis will defend his WBA title against three-division world champion Abner Mares on Saturday, February 9 live on SHOWTIME in an event presented by Premier Boxing Champions from StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. Davis vs. Mares promises fireworks and high-stakes action as both…

Hanna Gabriels Defend Against Sarah Dwyer

(December 19, 2018) – Having solidified herself as a legitimate women’s star in her own right with her gallant performance against Claressa Shields last June, world champion Hanna Gabriels (18-2-1, 11 KOs) will return to her homeland to face Australia’s Sarah Dwyer on Saturday, January 26, at the Avenida Escazu in San Jose, Costa Rica. The…

Jose Uzcategui Defends Super Middleweight World Title Against Unbeaten Caleb Plant

Plus! Undefeated Featherweight Sensation Brandon Figueroa Battles Once-Beaten Veteran Moises Flores LOS ANGELES (December 7, 2018) – Battle-hardened Venezuelan Jose Uzcategui defends his IBF Super Middleweight World Championship against unbeaten top challenger Caleb Plant in prime time on Sunday, January 13 on FS1 and FOX Deportes presented by Premier Boxing Champions at Microsoft Theater at L.A. Live in Los Angeles…

Shohjahon Ergashev Returns Against Badru Lusambya

(December 5, 2018) – A year ago, Shohjahon “Shoh” Ergashev was a little-known super lightweight prospect from Central Asia. However, being able to punch holes in brick walls has a way of helping people remember your name and the Uzbekistani power puncher has taken the boxing world by storm this year. With over 300,000 followers…

Dusty Harrison injured bout against James Winchester called off

Washington, D.C. (November 27, 2018) – Popular cruiserweight Sam Crossed will take part in a six-round bout against Twon Smith as part of a 10-bout card This Saturday night at The Entertainment and Sports Arena in Washington, D.C. In the 10-round main event, Tori Nelson (18-2-3, 3 KOs) of Ashburn, VA. will defend her UBF…