Tag: heavyweight

GLORY 62 ROTTERDAM Eight-Man Heavyweight Tournament Draw Results

Click here to watch video AMSTERDAM (December 1, 2018) – On Saturday, Dec. 8, the world’s premier stand-up combat league will host a historic one-night tournament featuring eight of the heavyweight division’s best battling for divisional supremacy and $150,000 in total prize money. The tournament’s first four seeds have already been established, with three-time heavyweight contender…

Tyson Fury Battles WBC Heavyweight Champion Deontay Wilder

LOS ANGELES (October 25, 2018) – Lineal heavyweight champion Tyson Fury hosted a Los Angeles media day Thursday at Churchill Boxing Club in Santa Monica as he prepares to take on WBC Heavyweight Champion Deontay Wilder Saturday, December 1 from STAPLES Center in Los Angeles on SHOWTIME PPV. Fury, who is training in Big Bear,…

Showtime Sports® To Chronicle Deontay Wilder Vs. Tyson Fury Heavyweight Blockbuster With Emmy® Award-Winning Series All Access

NEW YORK – October 3, 2018 – SHOWTIME Sports will chronicle the buildup to the heavyweight blockbuster event featuring WBC Heavyweight World Champion Deontay Wilder and lineal heavyweight champion Tyson Fury with a new installment of ALL ACCESS, a three-part series beginning Saturday, November 17 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME. The Emmy Award-winning series…

Yoon Tops Renteria in Heavyweight Factory’s “Rumble at the Rock 2”

(Friday, September 28, 2018) Youthful exuberance carried the night, as Honolulu, Hawaii’s undefeated Logan “The Korican Kid” Yoon (13-0, 10 KOs) won a unanimous 10-round decision over John “El Emperador” Rentería (16-5-1, 12 KOs) of Panama. Fighting in the main event of Kris Lawrence and The Heavyweight Factory’s “Rumble at the Rock 2” boxing event…

Heavyweight Factory Returns with “Rumble at the Rock 2”

WBO #11 Logan Yoon Looks to Defend NABO Belt Against Panama’s John Renteria (August 30, 2018) -On Friday, Sept. 28, in the Hard Rock Event Center at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla., promoter Kris Lawrence and The Heavyweight Factory return with “Rumble at the Rock 2,” another sensational night of world-class…

Matt Mitrione Taking On Light Heavyweight Champ Ryan Bader

LOS ANGELES (July 10, 2018) – The semifinals of the 2018 Bellator Heavyweight World Grand Prix begin Friday, Oct.12 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. and will feature the return of exciting knockout artist Matt Mitrione (13-5) as he steps inside the Bellator cage against light heavyweight champion Ryan Bader (25-5), who continues his quest…

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…