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Fabio Turchi Makes United States Debut

Live On CBS Sports Network Providence, Rhode Island (November 29, 2017) This Friday night, December 1, top cruiserweight prospect FABIO “Stone Crusher” TURCHI, (12-0, 9 KO’s), of Florence, Italy makes his highly anticipated U.S. debut against Detroit, MI veteran DEMETRIUS BANKS, (9-3, 4 KO’s) from The Strand Ballroom and Theatre in Providence, Rhode Island and…

Michael Mcdonald Makes Promotional Debut Against Peter Ligier

LOS ANGELES (November 29, 2017) – Two of Bellator’s top recent free agent signings, Michael McDonald (17-4) and Valerie Letourneau (8-6), will both make their long-awaited promotional debuts during Bellator 191 at Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle, England on Friday, Dec. 15. “Mayday” will take on Peter Ligier (8-1-1) in a bantamweight main event, while…

Sparta Combat League Makes History in Denver

By Stephen Johnson, ‘The Boy Wonder’ DENVER (October 16, 2016) – Saturday, October 15, 2016, will go down in Colorado Combat Sport history as two events (boxing and MMA) were held on the same day at separate venues, both under the umbrella of Sparta Combat League (Jeff Cisneros). The afternoon began with SCL vs AIRTIGHT…

Aussie Champion Carr makes U.S. debut

TACOMA, Wash. – One year and half a world away, Jake Carr is stepping back into the ring. The undefeated super middleweight will make his United States debut at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, Wash. on Sept. 10 in the main event at Battle at the Boat 107. Carr, who captured the Australian super…

Gray makes television debut

MASHANTUCKET, Conn. (July 20th, 2016) — ShoBox: The New Generation returns to Foxwoods Resort Casino’s Premier Ballroom on Friday, July 22nd, 2016 to celebrate the 15 anniversary of its critically-acclaimed series featuring a fight card loaded with New England’s premiere talent. Friday night’s quadruple-header, presented by GH3 Promotions, CES Boxing and Sampson Boxing, features the…

LaManna makes Welterweight debut

Atlantic City, NJ (December 1, 2015)–On Saturday night, December 5th, Thomas “Cornflake” LaManna take on Ariel Vasquez in the main event of a card that will take place at the Claridge Hotel in Atlantic City. The card is promoted by Rising Boxing Promotions in association with Vincent M. Ponte’s Gulf Stream Promotions. The fight card…

David Benavidez Makes His ShoBox Debut a Memorable One

November 16, 2015 – As promised, 18-year-old boxing prodigy David “El Bandera Roja” Benavidez made his ShoBox: The New Generation debut an unforgettable one at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, Saturday night. The granite-fisted Benavidez, now 11-0, 10 KOs, dug cruel hooks to the body and clubbing shots to the…

Beibut Shumenov makes history once again in ring

LAS VEGAS (Aug. 3, 2015) – Newly crowned World Boxing Association (WBA) Interim cruiserweight champion Beibut Shumenov (16-2, 10 KOs) recently made history once again, defeating B.J. Flores (31-2-1, 20 KOs) by way of a 12-round unanimous decision as Premier Boxing Champions series headliner, which aired July 25th on NBCSN live from The Palms in…

Szymanski Makes Most Of Opportunity To Shine, Now Returning To Chicago

November 15, 2015 – Undefeated junior middleweight Patryk Szymanski (11-0, 6 KOs) knew it was his chance to shine Last February at the UIC Pavilion in Chicago and he did not disappoint. So impressive was Szymanski, in stopping Michigan’s Daniel Hicks in two brutal rounds, he’s now being hailed by some pretty important people as…

Jason Quigley Makes New England Professional Debut

PLYMOUTH, MASS. (Oct. 8 – 2014) – Ballybofey, Co. Donegal’s Ireland’s Jason Quigley will continue his professional career with a featured appearance on “Monster Brawl”, a co-promotion between Golden Boy Promotions and Ken Casey of the Dropkick Murphys, the third such collaboration in the greater Boston area. Thursday, Oct. 30 at Plymouth Memorial Hall in…