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OIiveira Jr. opens 2018 in main event showdown with battle-tested Soto

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Jan. 24th, 2018) — Following a season-long celebration of its 25th anniversary in combat sports, CES Boxing begins the first of its next 25 years in February with a major-league doubleheader at Twin River Casino featuring the region’s top prospects. CES Boxing kicks off the 2018 Twin River Casino Fight Series on Friday,…

Fightnight Live Opens 2018 Slate On Friday

NEW YORK (Jan. 23, 2018) – Friday night fireworks are in store for fans on Facebook as FIGHTNIGHT LIVE partners with Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing for its first show of the New Year. Fight fans from across the globe can catch all the action beginning at 7:30 p.m. ET live from Long Island, on any…

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…

Marcus Upshaw Opens gate to new chapter

MIAMI (August 19, 2015) – Perennial middleweight/super middleweight gatekeeper Marcus Upshaw finally opened the gate to the next chapter of his career last Saturday, knocking out previously undefeated Turkish prospect Bugra Oener at Wynwood Stadium in Miami, to capture the vacant World Boxing Council (WBC) interim Mediterranean super middleweight title. The 35-year-old Upshaw (18-4-4, 9…

Dominic Breazeale Opens Up PBC On NBC

Upland, California (June 3, 2015) – Top U.S. heavyweight prospect Dominic “Trouble” Breazeale (14-0, 13 KO’s) makes his return to the ring this Saturday afternoon, June 6th at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. Breazeale, takes another step up in competition and faces Cuban heavyweight Yasmany Consuegra (17-0, 14 KO’s) in a battle of undefeated…