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Perez wins New Jersey State Super Middleweight Title

ATLANTIC CITY (September 10, 2018)–DeCarlo Perez and Antowyan Aikens lived up to the pre-fight hype of a knockdown- dragout war that eventually saw Perez eek out an eight-round unanimous decision on Saturday night at The Bourbon Room inside the Showboat Hotel in Atlantic City. The bout between Atlantic City rivals, which gave Perez the New…

Rico Verhoeven Seeks Record Eighth Title Defense Against Guto Inocente

AMSTERDAM (August 23, 2018) – GLORY, the world’s premier stand-up combat league, today finalized a 13-fight card for the promotion’s visit to Johan Cruijff ArenA in Amsterdam on Saturday, Sept. 29. Heavyweight world champion Rico “The King of Kickboxing” Verhoeven (54-10, 16 KO, fighting out of the Netherlands) headlines GLORY 59 Amsterdam, seeking a record-setting eighth…

Middleweight World Title Bout Added to GLORY 58 Chicago

DENVER (August 22, 2018) – GLORY, the world’s premier stand-up combat league, today announced a world title rematch slated for GLORY 58 Chicago, taking place at Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates, Ill., on Friday, Sept. 14. Middleweight champion Alex “Po Atan” Pereira (28-6, 18 KO, fighting out of Brazil) will be facing a familiar…

Devin Haney To Face Former World Title Challenger Juan Carlos Burgos

NEW YORK (August 20, 2018) – Top undefeated lightweight prospect Devin Haney will face three-time world title challenger Juan Carlos Burgos in the 10-round main event of a ShoBox: The New Generation tripleheader Friday Sept. 28 live on SHOWTIME (10 p.m. ET/PT) from Pechanga Resort Casino in Temecula, Calif. The 19-year-old Haney (19-0, 13 KOs)…

Wells, Norwood battle for vacant title

PHILADELPHIA (Aug. 13th, 2018) — Three months after successfully launching its New York division, CES MMA continues its east-coast expansion Friday night in the City of Brotherly Love. The region’s leading mixed martial arts promotion makes its Philadelphia debut at the famed 2300 Arena with “CES MMA 52” live on AXS TV. The event features…

Carl Frampton’s Interim Title Defense And Tyson Fury’s Second Comeback Fight

NEW YORK – August 7, 2018 – SHOWTIME Sports will present Carl Frampton’s interim featherweight title defense and the second comeback fight of lineal heavyweight champion Tyson Fury on Saturday, August 18 live from Belfast, Northern Ireland. SHOWTIME BOXING INTERNATIONAL® will stream live exclusively to U.S. audiences on the SHOWTIME Boxing Facebook page and SHOWTIME…

Tyrone Crawley Jr. looks for 1st title

Philadelphia, Penn. (August 7, 2018)–The old saying is “Like Father, Like Son.” That will be evident this Friday night at SugarHouse Casino as Tyrone Crawley Jr. battles Ricardo Garcia (14-3, 9 KOs) for the WBF Junior Welterweight championship. The eight-round bout will headline a 10-bout card that is promoted by King’s Promotions. Crawley (7-1) of…

Yordenis Ugas Faces Argentina’s Cesar Barrionuevo in Title Eliminator

BROOKLYN (August 1, 2018) – Top 147-pound contender Yordenis Ugas and Argentine slugger Cesar Barrionuevo will battle in a WBC welterweight title eliminator while unbeaten Polish heavyweight contender Adam Kownacki will face former heavyweight champion Charles Martin in a 10-round attraction as part of a tripleheader live on SHOWTIME Saturday, September 8 in a Premier…

Yordenis Ugas Faces Argentina’s Cesar Barrionuevo in 147-Pound Title Eliminator

BROOKLYN (August 1, 2018) – Top 147-pound contender Yordenis Ugas and Argentine slugger Cesar Barrionuevo will battle in a WBC welterweight title eliminator while unbeaten Polish heavyweight contender Adam Kownacki will face former heavyweight champion Charles Martin in a 10-round attraction as part of a tripleheader live on SHOWTIME Saturday, September 8 in a Premier…

Super Bantamweight Title on the Line at GLORY 56 Denver

GLORY 56 SuperFight Series to feature one-night light heavyweight qualification tournament including Chris Camozzi, Myron Dennis, John King and Danny Mitchell DENVER (July 11, 2018) – GLORY, the world’s premier stand-up combat league, today announced multiple bouts for GLORY 56 Denver, GLORY 56 SuperFight Series and the GLORY 56 prelims, scheduled to take place at 1STBANK…