Tag: heavyweight

Deontay Wilder Opens Up About The Future Of The Heavyweight Division In Showtime Sports® Video Feature

SHOWTIME Sports correspondent Brendan Schaub sits down with undefeated heavyweight world champion Deontay Wilder for an intimate conversation on the pressures of being a world champion in boxing’s highest profiled division. Wilder faces former heavyweight champion Bermane Stiverne on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® in a November 4 rematch that headlines a Premier Boxing Champions event LIVE…

The Light Heavyweight Division is Back

NEW YORK (July 5, 2017) – Following his recent knockout of boxing legend BERNARD HOPKINS, Long Island fan favorite JOE SMITH JR. moved right into the mix in the light heavyweight division, boxing’s deepest and most exciting. Working full-time as a union laborer in the New York City area, Smith (23-1-0, 19 KO’s) will take…

Heavyweight Showdown Between Travis Kauffman And Amir Mansour Headlines

READING, PA (February 15, 2017) – A showdown between exciting heavyweight contenders Travis “My Time” Kauffman (31-1, 23 KOs) and Amir “Hardcore” Mansour (22-2-1, 16 KOs) headlines action on Premier Boxing Champions: The Next Roundon Bounce Friday, March 17 from Santander Arena in Reading, PA. Televised coverage on Bounce begins at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m.…

Russian Tishchenko wins Heavyweight gold

Monday at Riocentro Pavilion 6 saw the second Olympic Boxing Final of Rio 2016, with Russian World Champion Evgeny Tishchenko and Kazakhstan’s Vassily Levit going for gold. It was Levit who started the brightest, edging the first round with some superb attacking combinations, but Tishchenko’s longer reach always looked a threat. A strong final round…

Rio 2016 – Light Flyweight and Heavyweight Quarter-Finals confirmed

August 8, 2016 – Four weight classes were in action on Day Three of the Rio 2016 Boxing Competition, with eight crucial bouts deciding the quarter-finalists at Light Flyweight (49kg) and Heavyweight (91kg) as well four bouts at Welterweight (69kg) and Middleweight (75kg) across the two sessions. If the morning belonged to Spain’s Samuel Heredia…

Complete ‘Bellator 158 London’ Results

LONDON — (July 16, 2016) – Douglas Lima (27-6) and Paul Daley (38-14-2) had been bound to cross paths throughout their Bellator MMA tenures, and on Saturday night at The O2 in London, the welterweight battle finally came to a head. The main event of “Bellator 158: London” pitted the former 170-pound titlist against “Semtex,”…

Night of the Rising Stars

Bayonne, New Jersey (July 12, 2016)–On Saturday night, August 27th, Nick Jayme’s LGM Promotions will be back with a star-studded card at the BCB Pavilion in Bayonne, New Jersey. In the main event, it will be a battle of New Jersey based welterweights as Alex Perez (18-2, 10 KOs) will take on Juan “The Beast”…

Joe Smith, Jr. Shocks Andrzej Fonfara

6/19/16, Chicago- The light heavyweight division has a new face, and his name is Joe Smith, Jr. In one of boxing’s shockers of the year, Star Boxing’s Long Island knockout artist known as “The Irish Bomber” (22-1, 18 KOs) stunned the heavily-favored power-puncher Andrzej Fonfara (28-4, 16 KOs) with a first round TKO in the…

MacDonald Vs Thompson Prelims

Toronto (June 17, 2016) – Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 multi-platform channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, presents live coverage of the official prelims for UFC FIGHT NIGHT®: MACDONALD vs. THOMPSON from TD Place Arena in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada this Saturday, June 18 at 8:30 p.m. ET. Fight Network will air the…