Tag: defend

Ennis Okoth To Defend Against Ronnie Austion

New York (July 10, 2019) -Star Boxing “Rockin’ Fights” has added a regional undercard title fight to the July 19 event at the Paramount. Heralded amateur Detroit, Michigan native, RONNIE “TEFLON RON” AUSTION will fight ABO America’s Welterweight Champ, DENNIS “BILLABONG” OKOTH for Okoth’s title. Both fighters have had an interesting path leading up to…

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…

Hanna Gabriels Defend Against Sarah Dwyer

(December 19, 2018) – Having solidified herself as a legitimate women’s star in her own right with her gallant performance against Claressa Shields last June, world champion Hanna Gabriels (18-2-1, 11 KOs) will return to her homeland to face Australia’s Sarah Dwyer on Saturday, January 26, at the Avenida Escazu in San Jose, Costa Rica. The…

Umar Salamov Returns to Defend Against Emmanuel Anim

(November 26, 2018) – On Saturday, December 1, at the Galaktika Culture Centre in Sochi, Russia, Umar Salamov will defend his Eurasian Boxing Parliament and WBO International Light Heavyweight Championships when he faces once-beaten Emmanuel “Horse Power” Anim in an explosive 10-round showdown. Salamov (22-1, 17 KOs), from Alkhan-Kala, Russia, is currently ranked WBC #10, WBA…

Manny Pacquiao Defend Against Adrien Broner

NEW YORK (November 19, 2018) – Senator Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao, boxing’s only eight-division world champion, will end his two-year hiatus from a U.S. boxing ring when he returns to Las Vegas to defend his World Boxing Association welterweight world title against former four-division world champion and must-see attraction Adrien “The Problem” Broner. The Pacquiao vs. Broner…

Claressa Shields to Defend

(October 26, 2018) – On Saturday, November 17, at the Kansas Star Arena and Casino in Mulvane, Kansas, superstar two-division women’s world champion Claressa Shields of Flint, Michigan, will defend her IBF and WBA World Middleweight Championships and be looking to add the vacant WBC title against Hannahh Rankin from Glasgow, Scotland. The 10-round Shields…

Dmitry Bivol To Defend Against Jean Pascal

Atlantic City, NJ (October 16, 2018) – Dmitry Bivol will defend his WBA Light Heavyweight World Title against former Olympian and former WBC, IBO, and Ring Magazine champion Jean Pascal on Saturday, November 24, 2018 as boxing returns to Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City. The event will be promoted by Main Events and World…