Tag: lightweight

Lightweight Champion Sitthichai Sitsongpeenong Meets Challenger Christian Baya

DENVER – GLORY, the world’s premier kickboxing league, today announced a second championship bout for the promotion’s return to Chicago on Friday, Feb. 16, the night when UIC Pavillion plays host to GLORY 50 Chicago and GLORY 50 SuperFight Series. Earlier this month, GLORY announced that rivals Murthel “The Predator” Groenhart (67-22-3, 38 KO, fighting…

Lightweight Matchup Completes Main Card of Bellator 161

SANTA MONICA, CALIF (August 11, 2016) – A lightweight bout pitting Derek Campos (16-6) against knockout specialist Djamil Chan (12-2) has been added to the SPIKE-televised portion of “Bellator 161: Kongo vs. Johnson,” which takes place on September 16 at the H-E-B Center at Cedar Park, Texas. The fight joins a main card that features…

Lightweight Quarter-Finalists confirmed

Super Heavyweights make their Rio 2016 debut on Day Four of Olympic Boxing  Tuesday’s two sessions of Olympic Games Boxing offered up eight thrilling Lightweight (60kg) and Middleweight (75kg) bouts, as well as a first taste of Rio 2016 action for four of the eighteen Super Heavyweights (+91kg). It was a star-studded start to the…

Antonio Russell Battles Jamaica’s Rudolph Hedge

BETHLEHEM, PA. (June 21, 2016) – Unbeaten prospect Antonio Russell (6-0, 5 KOs) will take on Jamaica’s Rudolph Hedge (10-3-3, 4 KOs) in a six-round super bantamweight showdown as part of Premier Boxing Champions ¬TOE-TO-TOE TUESDAYS on FS1 and BOXEO DE CAMPEONES on FOX Deportes Tuesday, June 28 from Sands Bethlehem Events Center in Bethlehem,…

Rocky Martinez Vs. Vasyl Lomachenko

NEW YORK (June 2, 2016) — You better believe Saturday night’s alright for fighting, especially in New York on Puerto Rican Day Parade weekend!  We are just FOUR DAYS away from Fight Week! Three-time world champion ROMAN “Rocky” MARTINEZ and World Boxing Organization (WBO) featherweight world champion VASYL LOMACHENKO will go mano a mano for Martinez’s WBO junior lightweight world title…

Kermit Cintron takes on Eduardo Flores

Philadelphia, PA (May 4, 2016)–THIS FRIDAY night, May 6th, a terrific night of boxing returns the 2300 Arena in South Philadelphia as King’s Promotions presents a ten-bout card. In the main event, rising super middleweight Christopher Brooker (8-1, 5 KOs) takes on Antowyan Aikens (10-1-1. 1 KO) in a bout scheduled for eight-rounds. In the six-round co-feature,…

Bellator MMA Returns Home to San Jose

HOUSTON, TEXAS (February, 19) – Bellator MMA is pleased to announce its next tentpole event, “Bellator 154: Davis vs. King Mo,” which will emanate from the SAP Center in San Jose, Calif., on May 14 and air LIVE on SPIKE. A light heavyweight bout to determine the No. 1 contender for Liam McGeary’s (11-0) title…