Tag: champ

Two-time world champ Dawson makes long-awaited return

MASHANTUCKET, Conn. (June 4th, 2019) — Former two-time world champion “Bad” Chad Dawson, boxing’s preeminent light heavyweight for nearly a decade in the early 2000s, ends a two-year layoff Saturday, June 29th, 2019 at Foxwoods Resort Casino to headline a loaded pro-am show promoted by regional giant CES Boxing. Born in South Carolina, but raised…

Reigning WBC champ Ortiz returns to Twin River

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (April 17th, 2019) — The champ returns next Friday to face his most experienced opponent yet. Newly-crowned WBC World Youth Lightweight Champion Jamaine Ortiz (10-0, 5 KOs) of Worcester, Mass., headlines for the second event in a row on Friday, April 26th, 2019 at Twin River Casino Hotel when he faces Brazilian challenger…

Arnold Khegai Sets His Sights on WBO Champ Isaac Dogboe

(August 27, 2018) – Based on his performance this past weekend, it would be understandable for most of the world’s 122-lb fighters to want to avoid UK-based WBO Super Bantamweight Champion Isaac Dogboe… Not Arnold Khegai. Khegai, the ethnic Korean, Ukrainian-born #12-rated WBO contender, is calling out Dogboe. “I feel I am the best super…

Matt Mitrione Taking On Light Heavyweight Champ Ryan Bader

LOS ANGELES (July 10, 2018) – The semifinals of the 2018 Bellator Heavyweight World Grand Prix begin Friday, Oct.12 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. and will feature the return of exciting knockout artist Matt Mitrione (13-5) as he steps inside the Bellator cage against light heavyweight champion Ryan Bader (25-5), who continues his quest…