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First Round Matchups Official For Bellator Featherweight World Grand Prix

LOS ANGELES – The third edition of Bellator’s World Grand Prix is set to launch with 16 featherweight athletes vying for the 145-pound championship and a one million dollar grand prize. Streaming exclusively on DAZN, the world’s first truly dedicated live sports streaming service, the first round of pairings includes former champions, undefeated elite prospects,…

Bellator Returns to SAP Center at San Jose With Heavyweight World Title Fight

Ryan Bader Defends His Heavyweight Championship Against Cheick Kongo LOS ANGELES (July 12, 2019) – Two-division champion Ryan Bader (27-5) will make the first defense of his Bellator heavyweight world title against French-born slugger Cheick Kongo (30-10-2) when Bellator returns to SAP Center at San Jose on Saturday, September 7. In addition, Bellator will officially…

‘Bullet’ Michael Kaplan hits world top 15

Perth’s “Bullet” Michael Kaplan has landed himself a place in the WBA’s world top 15. Kaplan doesn’t herald from a traditional boxing background, having competed at an elite level of Taekwando. The Australian light flyweight sensation opened up about his past in combat sports. Kaplan said, “I was a world-level competitor in two different forms…

Catskills Clash Set For This Friday At Resorts World Catskills

(Monday, June 24, 2019) – Star Boxing is pleased to announce the card for CATSKILLS CLASH at Resorts World Catskills on June 28th. The much-anticipated night of fights is expected to be the first of many professional boxing cards at Resorts World Catskills. Fans will enjoy an ABO America’s Championship Triple Header, and a night…

World-Ranked Junior Middleweight Thomas LaManna Headlines

ATLANTIC CITY (JUNE 20, 2019) — World-Ranked junior middleweight contender Thomas “Cornflake” LaManna will be back in action on Saturday, July 20th at The brand new Carousel Room inside the Showboat Hotel in Atlantic City. LaManna will headline a massive 10-bout card that is promoted by Rising Star Promotions. LaManna of Milville, New Jersey (27-2-1,…

Claressa Shields Fights To Become Three-Division World Champion

NEW YORK – June 11, 2019 – Undisputed middleweight world champion Claressa Shields will aim to make history by becoming the fastest fighter in boxing, male or female, to become a three-division world champion when she takes on former world champion Ivana Habazin Saturday, August 17 live on SHOWTIME. The showdown for the vacant WBO…

Andrew Moloney out to look impressive as he aims for world title shot

TWEETS HEAD, NEW SOUTH WALES (June 11, 2019) – Andrew Moloney has everything to lose this weekend at the Seagulls Stadium, Tweets Head, as he faces former Tanzanian Champion Selemani Bangaiza who has been drafted in as a late replacement to challenge the undefeated Moloney. ’The Monster’ who is coming off a devastating knockout victory…

Casey Morton Seeks First World Title

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (June 6, 2019) – Super Flyweight Casey “Lady Hawaiian Punch” Morton (8-1-3, 1 KO) of San Francisco, California, will look to win her first world title as she faces Miyo Yoshida (12-1) for the vacant WBO super flyweight world title at Makuhari Messe, Chiba City, Japan on June 19, 2019. Morton, a…