Tag: featherweight

Yohan Vasquez positioning himself for world featherweight title shot

Dominican featherweight takes on unbeaten Maikol Beaumont NEW YORK CITY (March 13, 2017) – World-class featherweight Yohan “La Fiera” Vasquez (18-1, 16 KOs) will put his world ratings on the line, March 27 at home in an eight-round bout against undefeated Venezuelan prospect Maikol “La Perla” Maikin” Beaumont (12-0-1, 7 KOs), at New Monte Bar…

Inaugural Bellator MMA Women’s Featherweight World Title

SANTA MONICA, CALIF (January 9, 2017) – Two of the best women’s featherweights in the world, Marloes Coenen (23-7) and Julia Budd (9-2), will meet on March 3 to determine the undisputed 145-pound champion inside WinStar World Casino & Resort in Thackerville, OK. “Bellator 174: Coenen vs. Budd” will be broadcast live and free on…

Mario Barrios Takes On Devis Boschiero

TRENTON, NJ (June 14, 2016) – Undefeated rising super featherweight contender Mario Barrios (15-0, 8 KOs) will take on former title challenger Devis Boschiero (39-4-1, 21 KOs) in the 12-round main event of Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN & ESPN Deportes Saturday, July 9 from Sun National Bank Center in Trenton, New Jersey. Televised coverage…

Leo Santa Cruz Defends Against Carl Frampton

BROOKLYN (June 14, 2016) – Undefeated featherweight world champion Leo “El Terremoto” Santa Cruz (32-0-1, 18 KOs) and fellow unbeaten Irish star Carl “The Jackal” Frampton (22-0, 14 KOs) will meet with a world title and two perfect records at stake on Saturday, July 30 in the main event of a Premier Boxing Champions event…

Michael Perez To Make La Fight Club Debut

Stacked Undercard To Feature Christian Gonzalez, Ivan Delgado, Oscar Negrete And Rafael GramajoLOS ANGELES (Feb. 23, 2016) – NABO Lightweight Champion Michael “The Artist” Perez (23-1-2, 11 KOs) of Newark, New Jersey will make his LA FIGHT CLUB debut on the one-year anniversary of the popular boxing series LA FIGHT CLUB on March 4 when…

Buchinger retains M-1 Challenge featherweight title

SOCHI, Russia (October 11, 2015) – M-1 Challenge featherweight champion Ivan “Buki” Buchinger successfully defended his title last night with a hard fought five-round unanimous decision over Mansour “Tarzan” Barnaoui in the M-1 Challenge 62 main event at The Ice Cube Curling Center in Sochi, Russia. Buchinger (30-4-0, 7 KO/TKO, 16 SUB), fighting out of Slovakia,…

Jordan Parsons Set To Face Bubba Jenkins

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (September 30, 2015) – A pivotal featherweight matchup has been added to Bellator MMA’s return to WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, OK., when Bubba “The Highlight Kid” Jenkins (9-2) meets Jordan Parsons (11-1) at “Bellator 146: Kato vs. Manhoef.” The 145-pound tilt will take place during the main card of “Bellator 146:…

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…