Tag: defends

Umar Salamov Defends Against Poland’s Norbert Dabrowski

(April 3, 2019) – World-class light heavyweight slugger Umar Salamov (23-1, 17 KOs) will return to action in his hometown of Grozny City, Russia, on Thursday, April 18, to defend his WBO International Light Heavyweight Championship against Poland’s Norbert Dabrowski (22-7-2, 9 KOs). Salamov, rated WBA #7, IBF #6 and WBO #4, has been in…

Gervonta Davis Defends WBA Super Featherweight Title With Thrilling First-Round Tko Of Hugo Ruiz

CARSON, Calif., (February 9, 2019) – Gervonta Davis defended his WBA Super Featherweight World Championship with a thrilling first-round TKO of former world champion Hugo Ruiz before a sellout crowd of 8,048 at Dignity Health Sports Park Saturday non SHOWTIME. Knockdown video highlight: https://s.sho.com/2URYn8t Baltimore’s Davis (21-0, 20 KOs) recorded his eighth career first-round knockout…

Ruben Villa Defends Unbeaten Record

PHILADELPHIA, Penn. / ORANGE Calif. (Jan. 8, 2019) – Unbeaten featherweight prospect Ruben Villa (14-0, 5 KOs) takes the next step in what has become a promising young career when he makes his national television debut this Friday in a co-featured fight of a ShoBox: The New Generation tripleheader The eight-round bout takes place from…

Gervonta Davis Defends Title Against Abner Mares

CARSON, CALIF. (December 19, 2018) – Two-time super featherweight champion Gervonta “Tank” Davis will defend his WBA title against three-division world champion Abner Mares on Saturday, February 9 live on SHOWTIME in an event presented by Premier Boxing Champions from StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. Davis vs. Mares promises fireworks and high-stakes action as both…

Jose Uzcategui Defends Super Middleweight World Title Against Unbeaten Caleb Plant

Plus! Undefeated Featherweight Sensation Brandon Figueroa Battles Once-Beaten Veteran Moises Flores LOS ANGELES (December 7, 2018) – Battle-hardened Venezuelan Jose Uzcategui defends his IBF Super Middleweight World Championship against unbeaten top challenger Caleb Plant in prime time on Sunday, January 13 on FS1 and FOX Deportes presented by Premier Boxing Champions at Microsoft Theater at L.A. Live in Los Angeles…

Artem Vakhitov Defends Light Heavyweight Championship Against Danyo Ilunga

DENVER (June 13, 2018) – This summer, the world’s premier stand-up combat league returns to the Mile High City. On Friday, Aug. 10, 1STBANK Center in Broomfield, Colo. – the second stop during the promotion’s five-city Summer of GLORY 2018 campaign – plays host to GLORY 56 Denver and light heavyweight champion Artem Vakhitov (19-5, 8…