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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.…

Errol Spence Jr. Meets Former World Champion Chris Algieri

BROOKLYN (February 23, 2016) – Rising star and 2012 U.S. Olympian Errol “The Truth” Spence Jr. (19-0, 16 KOs) will take on former world champion Chris Algieri (21-2, 8 KOs) in a 10-round welterweight showdown headlining an exciting night of matchups on Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on NBC in primetime on Saturday, April 16 from…

Antoine Douglas To Face Avtandil Khurtsidze

NEW YORK (Feb. 23, 2016) – Undefeated middleweight contender Antoine Douglas will face hard-hitting Avtandil Khurtsidze in the co-feature of SHOWTIME BOXING: SPECIAL EDITION® on Saturday, March 5, live on SHOWTIME® (10 p.m. ET/PT) from Sands Bethlehem Events Center in Bethlehem, Pa. Khurtsidze (30-2-2, 20 KOs) steps in to face GH3 Promotions’ Douglas (19-0-1, 13…

M-1 Challenge 64 results

MOSCOW (February 20, 2016) – Veteran Russian fighters Alexander Shlemenklo and Alexander Volkov were the big winners in M-1 Challenge 64 action last night at Olympic Stadium in Moscow. Shlemenko (52-9-0), a three-time Bellator champion, returned to M-1 Global in grand style, winning a close but unanimous decision over former 2-division M-1 Challenge division Vyacheslav…

Keith Thurman To Face Shawn Porter

NEW YORK – January 23, 2016 – WBA Welterweight World Champion Keith “One Time” Thurman will defend his title against former champ “Showtime” Shawn Porter in a blockbuster matchup of two of the world’s best 147-pound fighters on Saturday, March 12 on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING on CBS. The welterweight showdown will air live on CBS at 8:30 p.m. ET…

Leo Santa Cruz-Kiko Martinez

NEW YORK (Jan. 20, 2015) – Undefeated three-division world champion Leo “El Terremoto” Santa Cruz will make the first defense of his Featherweight World Championship against former world champion Kiko Martinez on Saturday, Feb. 27, live on SHOWTIME® from Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif. The SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING telecast begins at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m.…

Ty Barnett battles former world title challenger Daniel Attah

Washington, D.C.. (January 13, 2016) – On Saturday night, February 27th,King’s Promotions returns to our nation’s capital of Washington, D.C with a big night of boxing at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. In the main event, Ty Barnett take on former world title challenger Daniel Attah in a Super Lightweight battle scheduled for 8-rounds. Barnett of…

Adam Lopez to take on former world champion Erik Aiken

San Antonio, Texas (December 2, 2015) – Undefeated Super Bantamweight Adam Lopez (13-0, 6 KO’s) returns to the ring on Saturday, December 12th at the AT&T Center in his native San Antonio when he takes on former world champion Erik Aiken in a bout scheduled for 6-rounds. Lopez, who is ranked number-eight by the WBA…