Tag: professional

Alberto Melian to Fight for First Professional Title in Second Fight

February 15, 2018 – On Saturday, March 17, the “Argentinean Lomachenko,” two-time Olympian Alberto “Impacto” Melian, will challenge for his first professional title in only his second professional fight. Fighting in his hometown of Villa Dolores, Cordoba, Argentina, Melian (1-0, 1 KO) will take on Argentine Super Bantamweight Champion Javier Aristule (32-8, 16 KOs) over…

Former UFC fighter Steve Bossé To make his professional boxing debut

MONTREAL (January 20, 2018) – popular fighter Steve “The Boss” Bossé will make his professional boxing debut as part of the third installment of the 2017-2018 “CHRONO AVIATION Boxing Series 2017-2018”, February 15th at the Cabaret du Casino de Montréal. A former pugilist on skates, as well as an ex-Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) MMA fighter,…

Seini Draughn to make professional boxing

Charlotte, NC (November 8, 2017) – Combat sports star Seini Draughn will step into the ring on Friday, November 17th at The Grady Cole Center in Charlotte, North Carolina. The show is promoted by Pretty Girl Promotions. Draughn, who maybe better known as a professional wrestler Lei’D Tapa has appeared for TNA Impact Wrestling, Ohio…

Alberto Melian to Turn Professional Against 23-2 Ricardo Santillan

November 7, 2017 – Sampson Boxing’s newest promotional signing, Argentinean amateur star and two-time Olympian, Alberto “Impacto” Melián, will be taking the “Lomachenko” route into the professional ranks by facing Diego Ricardo Santillan (23-2, 15 KOs) in an eight-round bout for his first professional fight on Saturday, December 16, at the Macro Stadium of the…

Carlos Carrillo in Training For Professional Debut

By Blackbull DENVER (March 28, 2017) – ‘He was an icon in the U.S. and Colorado amateur boxing and now he’s ready to pursue becoming an icon in the realm of professionals’ In the past few years we have seen outstanding and promising American boxers turn professional, boxers with so much talent that they will…

Nico Hernandez Shines in professional debut

MULVANE, Kansas (March 25, 2017) — A future star was born last night as 2016 Olympic bronze medalist Nico Hernandez turned in a stellar performance in his professional debut, stopping Pat “Slacks” Gutierrez in the fourth round of the “KO Night Boxing: History Begins” main event, which aired live on CBS Sports Network from Kansas…

Misael Lopez’ Professional Boxing Career Off To A Grand Start

DENVER (March 9, 2017) – Misael Lopez turned professional less than one year ago, his record stands at 4 wins with no defeats. Lopez has been very active and takes his boxing career very seriously. Since the beginning of his professional career, Lopez has stepped into the ring against opponents who were the favorites or…

Claressa Shields’s Professional Television Debut

NEW YORK (Feb. 7, 2017) – Two-time Olympic Gold Medalist Claressa Shields will make her professional television debut on ShoBox: The New Generation, a series that has sparked the careers of 67 future world champions, on Friday, March 10, live on SHOWTIME (10 p.m. ET/PT) from MGM Grand Detroit Event Center in Detroit, Michigan. Shields…

Professional Boxing returns to Worcester

WORCESTER, Mass. (December 29, 2016) — Rivera Promotions Entertainment (RPE) held a press conference yesterday to formally announce its inaugural show, “New England’s Future,” Thursday night, January 19, at the Worcester Palladium. It will mark the first professional boxing event in Worcester, located in Central Mass., in five years. Rivera Promotions Entertainment is owned and…

Rene Alvarado Defeats Jayson Velez

INDIO, CALIFORNIA (July 15, 2015) – The Coachella Valley was treated to a night full of action at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, featuring the return to the ring of two of the most exciting fighters in the featherweight division live on Estrella TV’s Boxeo Estelar.  With a special appearance by former five-division boxing world champion and…