Tag: debut

Poindexter Knight, Jr. wins his Pro debut

New York (December, 11, 2017)–On December 1st, welterweight prospect Poindexter Knight, Jr. won his anticipated professional debut when he stopped Samuel Forjoe in the first round of their scheduled four-round bout at The Strand Ballroom and Theater in Providence, Rhode Island. The 2017 National Golden Gloves champion out of Philadelphia landed a hard combination the…

Fabio Turchi Makes United States Debut

Live On CBS Sports Network Providence, Rhode Island (November 29, 2017) This Friday night, December 1, top cruiserweight prospect FABIO “Stone Crusher” TURCHI, (12-0, 9 KO’s), of Florence, Italy makes his highly anticipated U.S. debut against Detroit, MI veteran DEMETRIUS BANKS, (9-3, 4 KO’s) from The Strand Ballroom and Theatre in Providence, Rhode Island and…

Michael Mcdonald Makes Promotional Debut Against Peter Ligier

LOS ANGELES (November 29, 2017) – Two of Bellator’s top recent free agent signings, Michael McDonald (17-4) and Valerie Letourneau (8-6), will both make their long-awaited promotional debuts during Bellator 191 at Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle, England on Friday, Dec. 15. “Mayday” will take on Peter Ligier (8-1-1) in a bantamweight main event, while…

Gabriel Gonzaga Victorious in pro boxing debut

WORCESTER, Mass. (October 29, 2017) – Former UFC heavyweight title challenger Gabriel “Napao” Gonzaga has a successful pro boxing debut last night (Saturday, Oct. 28) in the co-featured event on the “New England’s Future 4″ card, presented by Rivera Promotions Entertainment (RPE), at DCU Center, Exhibition Hall, in Worcester. The 6′ 2”, 280-pound Brazilian, now…

Ruben Villa & Michael Dutchover to make East Coast-debut’s

Oxon Hill, Md. (March 28, 2017) -Highly regarded and undefeated prospects, Ruben Villa and Michael Dutchover will make their East Coast debuts as part of the non-televised undercard before a championship tripleheader on Friday night, April 14th at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland. Villa and Dutchover will fight on the non-televised undercard…

Carlos Carrillo in Training For Professional Debut

By Blackbull DENVER (March 28, 2017) – ‘He was an icon in the U.S. and Colorado amateur boxing and now he’s ready to pursue becoming an icon in the realm of professionals’ In the past few years we have seen outstanding and promising American boxers turn professional, boxers with so much talent that they will…

Nico Hernandez Shines in professional debut

MULVANE, Kansas (March 25, 2017) — A future star was born last night as 2016 Olympic bronze medalist Nico Hernandez turned in a stellar performance in his professional debut, stopping Pat “Slacks” Gutierrez in the fourth round of the “KO Night Boxing: History Begins” main event, which aired live on CBS Sports Network from Kansas…

Nico Hernandez Joins elite group Saturday night in pro debut

MULVANE, Kansas (March 20, 2017) — 2016 Olympic bronze medalist Nico Hernandez will join an elite group this Saturday night as he makes his professional debut in the “KO Night Boxing: History Begins” main event, airing (9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT) on CBS Sports Network live from Kansas Star Arena in Mulvane, Kansas.…

Nico Hernandez Headlines in pro debut

MULVANE, Kansas (March 14, 2017) – Undefeated featherweight prospect Tramaine “The Mighty Midget” Williams has been added to the televised portion of the March 25th “KO Night Boxing: History Begins” card, featuring the professional debut of 2016 Olympic bronze medalist Nico Hernandez. “KO Night Boxing: History Begins” will air live (9 p.m. ET / 6…

2016 Olympic bronze medalist Nico Hernandez Set for pro debut

MULVANE, Kansas (February 16, 2017) – 2016 Olympic junior flyweight bronze medalist Nico Hernandez will make his professional boxing debut at home on Saturday, March 25 (9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT) on CBS Sports Network. He will headline “Knockout Night Boxing: History Begins” live from Kansas Star Arena in Mulvane, Kansas. A press…