Tag: contender

Gary Russell Jr. Battles Unbeaten Top Contender Joseph ‘JoJo’ Diaz Jr.

NATIONAL HARBOR (April 20, 2018) – Two exciting main events will be presented on the same night, Saturday, May 19 live on SHOWTIME as part of a split-site doubleheader telecast. Featherweight world champion Gary Russell Jr. will defend his WBC title against undefeated mandatory challenger Joseph “JoJo” Diaz Jr. on Saturday, May 19 in a…

GLORY 50 Chicago Contender Tournament to Feature Top-Ranked Heavyweights

Plus, Cătălin Moroșanu returns to Chicago for GLORY 50 SuperFight Series DENVER – GLORY, the world’s premier kickboxing league today announced the nearly finalized fight cards for GLORY 50 Chicago and GLORY 50 SuperFight Series, to be broadcast live from UIC Pavillion – located on the University of Illinois at Chicago campus – on Friday,…

Miguel Flores Faces Top Contender Dat Nguyen

HOUSTON (January 26, 2017) – Undefeated rising prospect Miguel Flores (21-0, 9 KOs) headlines in his hometown as he battles Dat Nguyen (19-3, 6 KOs) in the 10-round super featherweight main event of Premier Boxing Champions TOE-TO-TOE TUESDAYS on FS1 and BOXEO DE CAMPEONES on FOX Deportes Tuesday, February 21 from Silver Street in Houston,…

Miguel Flores Battles Exciting Contender Ryan Kielczweski

VERONA, NY (July 18, 2016) – Undefeated rising contender Miguel Flores (20-0, 9 KOs) takes on exciting once-beaten featherweight contender Ryan Kielczweski (25-1, 7 KOs) in the 10-round main event of Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN and ESPN Deportes Friday, August 12 from Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, New York. Televised coverage begins at…

Glory Special Announcement, Live This Thursday, May 12

New York, NY (May 10, 2016) – Ahead of the weigh-ins at Citizens Business Bank Arena for GLORY 30 Los Angeles and GLORY 30 SuperFight Series on Thursday, May 12, GLORY CEO Jon Franklin and GLORY Head of Talent Operations Cor Hemmers will be on hand to make a special announcement. The announcement will stream…

Evgeny Chuprakov defends over previously undefeated Sebastian Tlatlik

Ekaterinburg, Russia (May 9, 2016)–This past Friday night, in Ekaterinburg, Russia, undefeated WBO European Super Featherweight champion Evgeny Chuprakov made the second defense of his title, when he stopped previously undefeated Sebastian Tlatlik in the fifth round of their scheduled 10-round bout. Chuprakov (16-0, 8 KO’s) of Ekaterinburg is currently ranked number-7 by the WBO and number-14…

Russian contender on Brooklyn Brawl

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Oct. 20, 2015) – Boxing champion-turned-promoter Dmitriy Salita will once again provide NYC with a night of pugilistic prowess as the former IBF, WBA and NABA International Junior Welterweight Champion brings his Brooklyn Brawl series back to South Brooklyn on Thursday, Oct. 29. The Aviator Sports and Events Center will serve as the…

Glory Kickboxing Adds Featherweight No. 1 Contender Bout

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (September 14, 2015) – Two rising talents in Glory’s featherweight division have been added to an action-packed kickboxing line-up taking place at “Bellator MMA: Dynamite 1” on Saturday, September 19 at the SAP Center in San Jose, Calif. Amsterdam-based Serhiy Adamchuk (29-5, 14 KO), originally from Ukraine, will meet muay Thai world champion Anvar…

Luis Rosa Ready To Go From Prospect To Contender

HARTFORD (May 11, 2015) – Rising junior featherweight star Luis “KO King” Rosa (19-0, 9 KOs) plans to graduate from top prospect to legitimate contender this Friday (May 15) on ESPN Friday Night Fights, presented by 50 Cent’s SMS Promotions and DiBella Entertainment, in association with Universal Promotions, close to his New Haven home at…