Tag: challenger

Lightweight Champion Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong Meets Challenger Christian Baya

DENVER – GLORY, the world’s premier kickboxing league, today announced a second championship bout for the promotion’s return to Chicago on Friday, Feb. 16, the night when UIC Pavillion plays host to GLORY 50 Chicago and GLORY 50 SuperFight Series. Earlier this month, GLORY announced that rivals Murthel “The Predator” Groenhart (67-22-3, 38 KO, fighting…

Rico Verhoeven and Challenger Jamal Ben Saddik Headlines

AMSTERDAM – GLORY, the world’s premier kickboxing league, today announced the headline bout for its year-end show, expected to be held in the Netherlands in December. Regularly featuring a stacked fight card to close out the calendar year, GLORY’s final event of 2017 will continue that tradition, pitting the biggest name in kickboxing against the…

Beibut Shumenov to defend title vs. Junior Wright this Saturday

LAS VEGAS (May 18, 2016) – World Boxing Association (WBA) Interim Cruiserweight World champion Beibut Shumenov (16-2, 10 KOs) makes his first title defense this Saturday night (May 21) against WBA No. 11-rated Junior “Hurricane” Wright (15-1-1, 12 KOs) at The Chelsea inside of The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. “I’m happy to get the opportunity…

Ty Barnett battles former world title challenger Daniel Attah

Washington, D.C.. (January 13, 2016) – On Saturday night, February 27th,King’s Promotions returns to our nation’s capital of Washington, D.C with a big night of boxing at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. In the main event, Ty Barnett take on former world title challenger Daniel Attah in a Super Lightweight battle scheduled for 8-rounds. Barnett of…

Karo Murat accepts challenge to face Artur Beterbiev

MONTREAL (October 9, 2015) -After the refusal of Cuban Yuniesky Gonzalez (IBF #11), Armenian light heavyweight Karo Murat (IBF #14, 27-2-1, 17 KOs) jumped at the opportunity to face Montreal adopted son Artur Beterbiev (IBF #2, 9-0, 9 KOs) for an IBF light heavyweight (175 pounds) elimination fight. The promoters of the two fighters have…

Deontay Wilder, Challenger Eric Molina And Undercard Fighters Media Workout Quotes

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (June 10, 2015) – Unbeaten Heavyweight World Champion Deontay Wilder, heavyweight challenger Eric Molina, along with co-headliners Puerto Rican junior lightweight Jose Pedraza and Russian amateur standout Andrey Klimov, kicked off fight week working out for the press at Round 1 Gym in Birmingham, Ala. in advance of their SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® bouts…