Tag: lightweight

Steve Brogan Vs Jimmy First For Central Area Lightweight Title

(February 7, 2020) – In a battle of Yorkshire vs Lancashire at Lancashire Cricket Club, Bradford born Jimmy First will challenge Ormskirk native Steve Brogan for the Central Area Lightweight title on the latest stacked Contender VIP Promotions card on April 4. First makes his second appearance on the upstart Contender VIP Promotions events, as…

Gervonta Davis Wins WBA Lightweight World Title With Thrilling 12th Round Ko Of Yuriorkis Gamboa

Jean Pascal Defends WBA Light Heavyweight Title With Split-Decision Over Badou Jack; Lionell Thompson Upsets Jose Uzcátegui In Telecast Opener Photos: Amanda Westcott/SHOWTIME ATLANTA (December 29, 2019) – Undefeated two-time super featherweight world champion Gervonta “Tank” Davis (23-0, 22 KOs) successfully moved up to 135 pounds and won the WBA Lightweight Title with a 12th…

Robert Easter Jr. & Adrian Granados Preview Super Lightweight Showdown Taking Place this Saturday, October 26 Live On SHOWTIME®

Former Champion Easter Makes 140-Pound Debut Against Battle-Test Veteran Granados READING, Pa. (October 22, 2019) – Former world champion Robert Easter Jr. and all-action veteran Adrian “El Tigre” Granados will go toe-to-toe this Saturday, October 26 in a crucial super lightweight showdown as both fighters look to insert themselves into the title picture with a…

Undefeated top lightweight contender faces Zaur Abdullaev

Devin Haney Camp Quotes LAS VEGAS (September 6, 2019) – Rising star and undefeated lightweight contender, Devin “The Dream” Haney (22-0, 14 KOs), has wrapped up training camp for his upcoming showdown with Zaur Abdullaev (11-0, 7 KOs). Haney vs. Abdullaev, promoted by Matchroom Boxing and Devin Haney Promotions, will be a 12-round main event…

Introducing rising Australian Lightweight Rachel Loder

(August 6, 2019) – Women’s boxing is on the rise on a global scene currently. It has to be argued that it’s currently the best time to be a professional women’s boxer in the entire history of boxing. Fighters like Katie Taylor are making massive purses and drawing huge viewing figures. Women’s professional boxing is…

Robert Easter Jr. And Rances Barthelemy Meet In WBA Lightweight Title Fight

LAS VEGAS – (March 29, 2019) – Former lightweight world champion Robert Easter Jr. and former two-division champion Rances Barthelemy will meet for the vacant WBA Lightweight Title on Saturday, April 27 live on SHOWTIME from The Chelsea inside of The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas and presented by Premier Boxing Champions. SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING coverage…

Castaneda and Venegas Jr. Clash for NABA Super Lightweight Title

SAN ANTONIO, TX (October 30, 2018) – TMB & PRB Entertainment and Roy Jones Jr. Boxing Promotions, present “Whose ‘0’ Will Go 2”, a live boxing event taking place at the Scottish Rite Theatre in San Antonio, TX, on December 1, 2018. In the 10-round main event, undefeated super lightweights Kendo Castaneda (14-0, 7 KOs)…

Selina Barrios Retains NABF Lightweight Title with Decision Over Patricia Juarez

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX (September 22, 2018) – Tonight at Whataburger Field in Corpus Christi, TX, San Antonio’s female boxing sensation, Selina “Aztec Queen” Barrios (5-0, 2 KOs), remained undefeated with a dominating 10-round unanimous decision victory over Patricia Juarez (4-1), sister of WBC Bantamweight champion, Mariana “Barbie” Juarez (50-9-4, 13 KOs). With the victory, Barrios…