Tag: title

Cusumano predicts fireworks in world-title bout

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Feb. 14th , 2019) — As a young up-and-comer, the heavy-handed Sicilian who breezed through his amateur career undefeated, Juiseppe Cusumano promised his coach and mentor, Robert Matney, he’d one day win a world title. When Matney, a former Chief Petty Officer in the U.S. Navy, died unexpectedly in 2014, Cusumano’s career took…

Andrew Moloney Gearing Up Ahead Of WBA World Title Eliminator

(February 13, 2019) – Rising Australian Super Flyweight star Andrew Moloney is locked into training as he prepares for his March 22 showdown with impressive Chilean Miguel Gonzalez, with the winner putting themselves in line for a crack at the WBA World Super Flyweight title as the official mandatory Challenger.. Moloney, who already has a…

Ortiz-Quiroz youth title showdown

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Feb. 12th, 2019) — The numbers don’t lie: Next weekend’s showdown between Jamaine Ortiz and Ricardo Quiroz may not only be the biggest fight of the year at Twin River Casino Hotel, it might be the biggest, most important bout in the venue’s decade-long history. Ortiz of Worcester, Mass., and Quiroz of Oxnard,…

Gervonta Davis Defends WBA Super Featherweight Title With Thrilling First-Round Tko Of Hugo Ruiz

CARSON, Calif., (February 9, 2019) – Gervonta Davis defended his WBA Super Featherweight World Championship with a thrilling first-round TKO of former world champion Hugo Ruiz before a sellout crowd of 8,048 at Dignity Health Sports Park Saturday non SHOWTIME. Knockdown video highlight: https://s.sho.com/2URYn8t Baltimore’s Davis (21-0, 20 KOs) recorded his eighth career first-round knockout…

Ema Kozin Will Have To Have Wait For Her U.S. Title Fight

DENVER (February 1, 2019) – The US Government shut down effects everyone, employees not getting paid, agencies not able to process business as usual and so on. The highly anticipated WBC Silver and IBO World super middleweight championship contest between Ema Kozin from Ljubljana, Slovenia against Sanna Turunen from Tuusula, Finland will have to be…

Jamaine Ortiz steps to face Ricardo Quiroz for WBC Youth title

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Wednesday, Jan. 30 th, 2019) — The belt has been worn by some of the sport’s all-time greats, whether it’s pound-for-pound kings from another era or today’s rising stars. Canelo Alvarez, Timothy Bradley Jr., Danny Garcia, Humberto Soto, Jorge Arce, Leo Santa Cruz — all at one time or another were crowned youth…

Bivol Vs Smith Jr. Wba Title Fight Set For March 9th

New York, New York, (January 19, 2019) – MatchroomUSA, Star Boxing, and World of Boxing held a press conference to announce the site and date of the highly anticipated light heavyweight showdown between undefeated WBA World Champion DMITRY BIVOL (St. Petersburg, Russia, 15-0 11KO’s) and title challenger, the “common man” JOE “THE BEAST” SMITH JR.…

Super Bantamweight Title To Be Defended At Glory 64 Strasbourg

AMSTERDAM (January 16, 2019) – GLORY, the world’s premier kickboxing league, today announced details of the promotion’s return to France for GLORY 64 Strasbourg on Saturday, March 9. Strasbourg’s Rhénus Sport will play host to a long-awaited rematch between the top two super bantamweights in the world today. Last time she entered the ring, super…