Tag: light

Sampson Boxing Signs Undefeated Argentinean Light Heavyweight Marcos Escudero

(September 26, 2019) – Sampson Boxing proudly announces the signing of Argentinean light heavyweight prospect Marcos Escudero to a promotional contract. 26-year-old Escudero (10-0, 9 KOs) is a deadly accurate power puncher from Cordoba, Argentina. As an amateur, he competed nationally and internationally. In 2014, Escudero would become the national champion in Argentina and in…

Sampson Boxing Wins Araneta vs. Gauto IBF Light Flyweight Purse Bid

(July 9, 2019) -Promoter Sampson Lewkowicz of Sampson Boxing won the purse bid today to stage the IBF junior flyweight elimination fight between undefeated IBF #3-ranked Christian “The Bomb” Araneta (17-0, 15 KOs) of Cebu City, Philippines, and also undefeated #4-ranked Augustin “El Avion” Gauto (12-0, 8 KOs) of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Held in New…

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…