Tag: world

World-Class Russians to Headline

Undefeated Russian Heavyweight Apti Davtaev Headlines Against Brazil’s Pedro Otas (March 9, 2019) – On Thursday, April 18, at the Sportivnyy Kompleks “Kolizey” in Grozny City, Russian heavyweight crusher Apti Davtaev (16-0, 15 KOs) will headline a show entitled “Time of Legends,” in a 10-round showdown against Brazil’s Pedro Otas (32-4-1, 28 KOs). The event,…

Andrew Moloney discusses world title eliminator victory

(March 26, 2019) – Andrew Moloney produced a stunning knockout against the tough Chilian Miguel Gonzalez on Gonzelez’ home turf of Santiago, Chile, implementing himself at the top of the World Boxing Association’s world rankings. In a fight that was toe to toe action from the offset, Moloney, who was controversially down on the scorecards,…

Shields & Hammer Battle for Undisputed Women’s Middleweight World Championship

NEW YORK (February 26, 2019) – Two undefeated middleweight champions went face-to-face Tuesday as Claressa Shields and Christina Hammer met in New York at a press conference ahead of their battle for the undisputed women’s middleweight championship Saturday, April 13 live on SHOWTIME from Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J. The SHOWTIME BOXING: SPECIAL EDITION…

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…

Claressa Shields Vs Christina Hammer World Championship Set

NEW YORK – February 12, 2019 – Undefeated middleweight world champions Claressa Shields and Christina Hammer will meet on Saturday, April 13 live on SHOWTIME to crown the women’s undisputed 160-pound world champion. The blockbuster unification from Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J. will be the main event of SHOWTIME BOXING: SPECIAL EDITION live at…

Cuevas Looking to Hand Paredes a ‘World-Class Beating’

February 6, 2019 – Hard-punching welterweight prospect Derrieck Cuevas says he’s not bothered by the number of fans his upcoming opponent Ed “The Lion” Paredes of Pembroke Pines will have in-house for their showdown. Cuevas (18-0-1, 14 KOs), originally from Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, and now living in Miami, will face popular long-time Florida resident Paredes…