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Jamel Herring Faces Denis Shafikov

READING, PA. (June 14, 2016) – Unbeaten lightweight contender and 2012 U.S. Olympian Jamel “Semper Fi” Herring (15-0, 8 KOs) will take on former title challenger Denis Shafikov (36-2-1, 19 KOs) in the 10-round main event of Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN & ESPN Deportes Saturday, July 2 from Santander Arena in Reading, Pa. The…

John Molina Outpoints Ruslan Provodnikov

Demetrius Andrade Delivers Statement KO Victory And Dejan Zlaticanin VERONA, N.Y. (June 11, 2016) – John Molina outpunched Ruslan Provodnikov in an all-action fight by revealing a new weapon in his arsenal, a sharp and steady jab. Molina captured a surprising unanimous decision in a 12-round junior welterweight bout that featured fierce exchanges throughout Saturday…

Video – John Molina’s Shocking KO Over Mickey Bey

On July 20, 2013, in Las Vegas, John “The Gladiator” Molina rallied from the brink of defeat to hand previously undefeated and highly regarded Mickey Bey the first loss of his career with a dramatic 10th-round stoppage.  It remains one of the most unlikely finishes in the 15-year history of ShoBox: The New Generation. (June…

Franklin Mamani To Face Dejan Zlaticanin

NEW YORK (June 2, 2016) – WBC No. 5-ranked lightweight contender Franklin Mamani will face No. 1-ranked lightweight Dejan Zlaticanin for the vacant WBC 135-pound title on Saturday,June 11, live on SHOWTIME (9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT) from The Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, N.Y. Mamani (21-2-1, 12 KOs), who is the leading available…

Misael Lopez Enters The Ranks Of Professional In Grand Fashion

Watch the fight DENVER (May 23, 2015) – They say the third time’s a charm and for Misael Lopez the saying holds true. Lopez was scheduled to make his boxing professional debut twice before only to have them fall through. Number three however, went on without a hitch and now Lopez is an amateur no-more.…

Rances Barthelemy Battles Former World Champion Mickey Bey

Emmanuel RodriguezTakes on Mexican Brawler Victor Proa HOLLYWOOD, FL. (April 29, 2016) – Undefeated lightweight world champion Rances “Kid Blast” Barthelemy (24-0, 13 KOs) will make his first title defense against former world champion Mickey “The Spirit” Bey (22-1-1, 10 KOs) in the main event of Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on Spike Friday, June 3…

Rainone to take on Maurice Chalmers

Thomas LaManna battles Kendal Mena in main event ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (March 15, 2016)–This Saturday night at The Claridge Hotel in Atlantic City, Long Island based welterweight Tommy Rainone makes his debut on the boardwalk when he battles Maurice Chalmers in a eight round bout in a featured undercard bout of a 11-bout card promoted by…

M-1 Challenge 64 Bonus Performances Announced

MOSCOW (February 29, 2016) – M-1 Global has announced its M-1 Challenge 64 bonus performances, highlighted by co-Fight of the Night awards, along with KO of the Night and Submission of the Night. Veteran Russian fighter Alexander Shlemenklo (52-9-0), a three-time Bellator champion, won a close unanimous decision over former 2-division M-1 Challenge division Vyacheslav…

Kongo vs. Queiroz Elevated to Main Event

MULVANE, Kan. (February 25, 2015) – Over the course of fight week, Marcos “Loro” Galvao (17-6-1) has been battling an illness. After consulting physicians, Bellator officials have decided to to pull him from his Bellator MMA Bantamweight Title defense against former champion Eduardo Dantas (17-4). After making weight inside Kansas Star Arena at 10 a.m.…