Tag: boxing

Atlantic City Boxing Hall Of Fame Announces Its 2020 Honorees

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (November 12, 2019) – The Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame (ACBHOF) today announced the honorees for the 2020 Induction Ceremony to be held Friday, June 26, through Sunday, June 28, 2020. The legendary boxers, trainers, promoters, matchmakers, media, and special contributors being enshrined into the 2020 Hall of Fame includes: Roy…

Sampson Boxing Signs Undefeated Argentinean Light Heavyweight Marcos Escudero

(September 26, 2019) – Sampson Boxing proudly announces the signing of Argentinean light heavyweight prospect Marcos Escudero to a promotional contract. 26-year-old Escudero (10-0, 9 KOs) is a deadly accurate power puncher from Cordoba, Argentina. As an amateur, he competed nationally and internationally. In 2014, Escudero would become the national champion in Argentina and in…

Star Boxing & Top Rank Team To Promote Heavyweight Contender, Carlos Takam

New York (September 25, 2019) – Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing and former world title challenger, CARLOS TAKAM have joined forces with Top Rank. Takam, 38, will make his Star Boxing/Top Rank debut on an ESPN platform in early 2020. “Carlos Takam is an exciting, world-class heavyweight who always makes for outstanding fights,” said Top Rank…

Peltz Boxing: A Life-Long Love Story

J Russell Peltz Celebrates Half Century in Boxing PHILADELPHIA — For 50 years, J Russell Peltz has lived and breathed boxing. On October 4, he will celebrate his Golden Anniversary as a Philadelphia promoter with an eight-bout card titled “Blood, Sweat & 50 Years,” at the 2300 Arena. Since Sept. 30, 1969, he’s been an…

Star Boxing’s ‘Catskills Clash Ii’ Bouts Announced

New York (August 27, 2019) Star Boxing is pleased to announce the exciting fight card that includes undefeated, rising New England stars, super lightweight, “ACTION” ANTHONY LAUREANO (E. Hartford, CT 11-0 4KO’s) and light heavyweight RICHIE “POPEYE THE SAILOR MAN” RIVERA (Hartford, CT 12-0 10KO’s), as well as the undercard for “Catskills Clash II” at…

Peltz Boxing Celebrates Half Century Milestone

PHILADELPHIA, PA–J Russell Peltz was 22 years old when he promoted his first boxing card 50 years ago at the legendary Blue Horizon. On Oct. 4, Peltz will celebrate half a century as a boxing promoter with a card at the 2300 Arena that will reflect his reputation for promoting Philly vs. Philly, no-quarters-given bouts.…

Kovalev-Yarde Headlines Special Afternoon of Boxing on ESPN+

(Aug. 14, 2019) — WBO light heavyweight champion and future Hall of Famer Sergey Kovalev will face off against his hard-hitting mandatory challenger, Anthony Yarde, in a highly anticipated showdown Saturday, Aug. 24 from Traktor Arena in Kovalev’s hometown of Chelyabinsk, Russia. Kovalev-Yarde will stream live and exclusively in the United States on ESPN+, the…

Chilean standout Andres Campos inks with Tony Tolj and Dragon Fire Boxing

(August 11, 2019) – Tony Tolj and Dragon Fire boxing have announced they have signed 22-year-old Chilean amateur standout Andres Campos. Campos currently holds a 5-0 record in the professional ranks, having been part of Chile’s national setup as an amateur between the years of 2013 – 2018. The flyweight won 5 national amateur titles…

Star Boxing Returns To Resorts World Catskills For Catskills Clash II

New York (August 6, 2019) – “CATSKILLS CLASH II” will include five bouts on the card, including “Action” Anthony Laureano and Richie “Popeye the Sailor Man” Rivera, who won new titles during their thrilling fights at Resorts World Catskills in June. Undefeated 2018 Connecticut Boxing Hall of Fame Fighter of the Year, “ACTION” ANTHONY LAUREANO…