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Ruben Villa Wins WBO Youth Title

PHILADELPHIA, Penn. / ORANGE, Calif. (April 16, 2018) – Prized prospect Ruben Villa (11-0, 4 KOs) continued his upward trajectory by thoroughly dismantling Marlon Olea (13-3, 12 KOs) to win the vacant WBO Youth Featherweight Title Saturday night from his hometown of Salinas, Calif. Villa, just days before his twenty-first birthday, headlined his first event…

Charlo and Centeno Battle for Interim WBC Middleweight Title

BROOKLYN (April 13, 2018) – Undefeated former world champion Jermall Charlo and once-beaten contender Hugo Centeno Jr. discussed their upcoming matchup before they step into the ring on Saturday, April 21 for the WBC Interim Middleweight Title live on SHOWTIME from Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING. The Premier Boxing Champions event is headlined…

Ruben Villa Eyes First Title Saturday Night

PHILADELPHIA, Penn. /ORANGE, Calif. (April 11, 2018) – Top featherweight prospect Ruben Villa (10-0, 4 KOs)looks to add the first championship of his young career when he battles Colombian Marlon Olea (13-2, 12 KOs) for the vacant WBO Youth Title this Saturday night from the Salinas Storm House in Salinas, Calif. Villa, who turns 21…

Leo Santa Cruz and Abner Mares Square-Off in World Title Rematch

LOS ANGELES (April 2, 2018) – A rematch between featherweight world champions and Southern California rivals Leo “El Terremoto” Santa Cruz and Abner Mares will headline action Saturday, June 9 live on SHOWTIME from STAPLES Center in Los Angeles in an event presented by Premier Boxing Champions. Tickets for the live event, which is promoted…

Erislandy Lara vs. Jarrett Hurd 154-Pound Title Unification

Top Contenders Julian Williams & Nathaniel Gallimore Clash in 154-Pound Title Eliminator and Caleb Truax & James DeGale Square-Off in 168-Pound World Title Rematch in Co-Main LAS VEGAS (March 20, 2018) – Julian “J-Rock’’ Williams and Nathaniel Gallimore, two young, skilled contenders in the stacked 154-pound division, will clash in a 12-round world title eliminator…

Alexey Kunchenko to defend title belt against Alexander Butenko

SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia (March 14, 2018) – Undefeated M-1 Challenge welterweight champion Alexey Kunchenko (17-0-0) will put his perfect MMA professional record and title belt on the line March 30, against former M-1 Challenge lightweight titlistAlexander “Iron Capture” Butenko, in the M-1 Challenge 90 main event at the new M-1 Arena in Saint Petersburg, Russia.…

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…

Two M-1 Challenge title fights

Damir Ismagulov vs. Raul Tutarauli and Movsar Evloev vs. Sergey Morozov SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia (January 31, 2018) – A pair of M-1 Challenge title fights, along with the return of a former champion, are shock-and-awe fights on M-1 Challenge 88, February 22 at Olympic Stadium in Moscow, Russia. M-1 Challenge 88 will be live-streamed from…

Mikey Garcia Vs. Sergey Lipinets World Title Showdown Rescheduled

SAN ANTONIO (Jan. 19, 2018) – The highly anticipated showdown between undefeated three-division world champion Mikey Garcia and IBF 140-pound champion Sergey Lipinets has been rescheduled for Saturday, March 10th. The Premier Boxing Champions event was set to take place on February 10th, but Garcia’s quest for a fourth world title had to be rescheduled…