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David Benavídez Defends Title Against Former Title Challenger Alexis Angulo

NEW YORK – August 5, 2020 – Undefeated WBC Super Middleweight World Champion David “El Bandera Roja” Benavídez will defend his title against former world title challenger Alexis Angulo in a Premier Boxing Champions event Saturday, August 15 live on SHOWTIME from Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. The SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® telecast begins at…

Apti Davtaev Returns February 21 Against Undefeated John Napari in Moscow

(February 10, 2020) – On Friday, February 21, Russian heavyweight destroyer Apti Davtaev will make a quick return to the ring in an important eight-round showdown against fellow undefeated John Napari of Accra, Ghana. Davtaev (19-0-1, 18 KOs) and Napari (21-0, 15 KOs) will meet as a chief supporting bout on Akhmat Promotion Company’s stacked…

Gary Russell Jr. Defends His Title Against Tugstsogt Nyambayar

Guillermo Rigondeaux & Liborio Solís Square Off for Vacant WBA Bantamweight World Title in Co-Main Event ALLENTOWN, Pa. (January 6, 2020) – WBC Featherweight World Champion Gary Russell Jr. will defend his 126-pound crown against unbeaten mandatory challenger Tugstsogt “King Tug” Nyambayar Saturday, February 8 live on SHOWTIME from PPL Center in Allentown, Pennsylvania headlining…

Caleb Plant Defends Against Vincent Feigenbutz

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (December 23, 2019) – IBF Super Middleweight Champion Caleb “Sweethands” Plant will defend his title in a homecoming bout against mandatory challenger Vincent Feigenbutz live in primetime in the FOX PBC Fight Night main event and on FOX Deportes Saturday, February 15 at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. The broadcast will begin at…

Rohan Date Makes U.S. Debut Against Philadelphia’s Greg Jackson

Bensalem, PA (December 18, 2019) – Unbeaten Irishman Rohan Date (11-0-1, 8K0s) makes his U.S. debut against seasoned Greg Jackson (11-7-1, 3K0s), of North Philadelphia, in an eight-round welterweight bout on Friday, Jan. 31, at the Xcite Center inside Parx Casino. The eight-fight card, presented by Joe Hand Promotions, begins at 7:30 p.m. This event…

Keys Puts Winning Streak On The Line Against Williams

TACOMA, Wash. (December 11, 2019) – Andre Keys will look to win his 12th consecutive fight when he returns to the ring in January, but to accomplish that he will have to defeat his toughest opponent to date in former world title contender Dannie Williams. Keys and Williams will main event Battle at the Boat…

Kinigamazi In Tough WBF World Title Defense Against Mahlangu

(December 8, 2019) – World Boxing Federation (WBF) World Super Featherweight Champion Patrick Kinigamazi is set for a stern challenge when he makes his fourth title-defense on Thursday December 12 at the Cirque de Noel in Geneva, Switzerland. Kinigamazi, 31-2 (4), born in Rwanda but based in Switzerland his entire career, squares off with veteran…