Tag: defends

Ivan Buchinger defends vs Khamzat Dalgiev to headline M-1 Challenge 86

SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia (November 20, 2017) – M-1 Global holds one of its final events of the year on Friday night, featuring M-1 Challenge featherweight champion Ivan “Buki” Buchinger in his title defense against challenger Khamzat Dalgiev in the M-1 Challenge 86: Battle of the Narts in Ingushetia, Russia. M-1 Challenge 86 will be streamed…

Deontay Wilder Defends Against Luis Ortiz

BROOKLYN (Sept. 20, 2017) – Undefeated WBC Heavyweight World Champion Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder will make his sixth title defense when he meets hard-hitting Cuban southpaw Luis “The Real King Kong” Ortiz on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING, in an event presented by Premier Boxing Champions on Saturday, Nov. 4 live on SHOWTIME (9 p.m. ET/6…

Lee Haskins Defends

SAN DIEGO- Bantamweight world champion Lee Haskins will attempt to protect his IBF title for a third fight, this time against undefeated Ryan Burnett, Saturday, June 10th,  LIVE on AWE- A Wealth of Entertainment. The main event will be preceded by a full afternoon of boxing from the Odyssey Arena in Belfast, Ireland beginning at…

Erosa Defends Title, Defeats Harrington at CageSport 45

TACOMA, Wash.(April 22, 2017) – Repeat or reclaim? That was the question surrounding the main event of CageSport 45. Julian Erosa provided the answer relatively fast. Erosa successfully defended his CageSport lightweight championship by defeating former title-holder Justin Harrington by first-round knockout Saturday at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, Wash. Erosa (19-4) ended the…

Wilder Defends His Title Next Saturday, Jan. 16

Sports Emmy® Award-Winning Writer Mark Kriegel meets in New York with undefeated WBC World Champion Deontay Wilder, as the American heavyweight champ looks to continue his path to heavyweight history by putting his imprint on the division one step at a time. “I’m just a different fighter than these guys in the heavyweight division. My…

Wilder Defends Against Szpilka

Tickets On Sale This Monday, December 14 For Brooklyn’s First Heavyweight World Championship In 115 Years BROOKLYN (Dec. 9, 2015) – Undefeated WBC Heavyweight World Champion Deontay Wilder will make the third defense of his title against brawling Polish contender Artur Szpilka on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, live on SHOWTIME®…

Jorge Linares Defends Title Against Ivan Cano

LOS ANGELES (October 9) – Five months after one of the biggest victories of his professional career against Kevin Mitchell, WBC Lightweight World Champion Jorge “El Nino de Oro” Linares will celebrate by fighting in his native Venezuela for the first time in more than five years as he defends his title for the second…

Marcin Tybura defends against Denis Smoldarev

M-1 Challenge 53 streaming live Nov. 11 from Russia on M1Global.TV ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (September 4, 2014) — M-1 Challenge 53: Battle in China is shaping up as an MMA heavyweight extravaganza, November 11 at Wukesong Arena in Beijing, to be held in conjunction with the International Economic Forum. Newly crowned M-1 Challenge heavyweight champion…

Kiko Martinez defends

San Diego, CA – August 28, 2014 -On Saturday, September 6, Kiko Martinez will take on undefeated Carl Frampton for Martinez’s IBF Super Bantamweight title in a rematch of one of 2013’s most exciting fights. The bout can be seen live and exclusively in the United States in AWE- A Wealth of Entertainment beginning at…