Tag: boxing

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…

Sampson Boxing Wins Araneta vs. Gauto IBF Light Flyweight Purse Bid

(July 9, 2019) -Promoter Sampson Lewkowicz of Sampson Boxing won the purse bid today to stage the IBF junior flyweight elimination fight between undefeated IBF #3-ranked Christian “The Bomb” Araneta (17-0, 15 KOs) of Cebu City, Philippines, and also undefeated #4-ranked Augustin “El Avion” Gauto (12-0, 8 KOs) of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Held in New…

IOC strips Olympic Status From Boxing Body AIBA

Umar Kremlev: «After the IOC decision, we must unite» (June 26, 2019) – The Secretary General of the Russian Boxing Federation, EUBC First Vice President, AIBA Executive Committee member Umar Kremlev make a statement after the decision of the IOC Session to deny recognition to the International Boxing Association (AIBA). -I think that today, after…