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Chris Algieri Targets WBO Champion Hooker After Coyle Clash

New York (May 21, 2019) – Chris Algieri hopes that a win over Brit Tommy Coyle at Madison Square Garden in New York on June 1 will move him a step closer to a shot at WBO Super-Lightweight World Champion and Matchroom Boxing USA stablemate Maurice Hooker. Algieri (23-3, 8 KOs) puts his WBO International…

Gary Russell Jr. To Defend Against Former Champion Kiko Martinez

BROOKLYN (April 19, 2019) – WBC Featherweight World Champion Gary Russell Jr. will defend his title against former world champion Kiko Martinez in the co-feature to Wilder vs. Breazeale on Saturday, May 18 live on SHOWTIME from Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING™, and presented by Premier Boxing Champions. SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® begins at…

Damien Vazquez Battles Former Champion Juan Carlos Payano

CARSON, Calif. (March 5, 2019) – Unbeaten bantamweight Damien Vazquez will take on the toughest test of his career in former world champion Juan Carlos Payano in Premier Boxing Champions Prelims on FS1 this Saturday from Dignity Health Sports Park, formerly StubHub Center, in Carson, California. Prelims begin at 6:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. PT and…

Bellator Sends Bantamweight World Champion Darrion Caldwell To Japan

LOS ANGELES – Bellator is pleased to announce that the organization’s current bantamweight titleholder Darrion Caldwell (13-1) will represent the promotion in an exciting matchup against 2017 Rizin Bantamweight Grand Prix winner Kyoji Horiguchi (25-2). The two will compete for the inaugural Rizin bantamweight championship at Rizin 14 on Monday, Dec. 31 from Saitama Super…

Super Featherweight Champion Miseal Lopez Fights At Home Following His Outstanding Victory On ShoBox: The New Generation

Local stars ready to shine on the undercard LONGMONT, Colorado (November 4, 2018) – Misael Lopez grabbed the attention of boxing fans all across the country with an outstanding performance and domination of [then] undefeated James Wilkins of Staten Island, New York. The contest was broadcast on Showtime’s ‘ShoBox: The New Generation’ September 21, 2018.…

Tyson Fury Battles WBC Heavyweight Champion Deontay Wilder

LOS ANGELES (October 25, 2018) – Lineal heavyweight champion Tyson Fury hosted a Los Angeles media day Thursday at Churchill Boxing Club in Santa Monica as he prepares to take on WBC Heavyweight Champion Deontay Wilder Saturday, December 1 from STAPLES Center in Los Angeles on SHOWTIME PPV. Fury, who is training in Big Bear,…