Tag: world

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…

2018 Ringside World Championships Cancelled!

IB (March 23, 2018) – USA Boxing continues to ‘Strong-arm’ any outside organization that tries to compete in amateur boxing. The latest attack on the World Ringside Tournament that is held every year in Kansas. A few years a go USA Boxing stripped the Golden Gloves organization from being a US Olympic qualifying entity, reducing…

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…

Robert Easter defends against former world champion Javier Fortuna

Marcus Browne Clashes with Canada’s Francy Ntetu & Heavyweight Sensation Adam Kownacki Battles Iago Kiladze in the SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING PRELIMS BROOKLYN (December 22, 2017) – Undefeated 135-pound world champion Robert Easter will defend his IBF Title against former world champion Javier Fortuna in the co-main event of Errol Spence Jr. vs. Lamont Peterson live…

Danny Garcia Returns To The Ring To Face Former World Champion Brandon Rios

Plus, David Benavidez Makes First World Title Defense in a Rematch with Ronald Gavril in the SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING® Co-Feature LAS VEGAS (December 21, 2017) – Two-division world champion Danny “Swift’’ Garcia returns to the ring to take on former world champion Brandon “Bam Bam’’ Rios in a welterweight showdown on Saturday, February 17 live…

Gavronski Eyeing NABA Title, Top 10 World Ranking

October 25, 2017 – A title, a top 10 world ranking and continued domination in his hometown will all be on the line when Mike Gavronski steps into the ring on Nov. 18. Gavronski will fight Andrew Hernandez for the vacant WBA-North American Boxing Association Super Middleweight championship in the main event of Battle at…

World’s Best 154-Pound Fighters Sound Off And Face Off

NEW YORK (Oct. 12, 2017) – Six of the world’s best 154-pound boxers met face-to-face at the Highline Ballroom in Manhattan on Thursday at the final press conference for this Saturday’s world championship tripleheader live on SHOWTIME. The Premier Boxing Champions event taking place at Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING®, features five fighters…

David Benavidez Becomes Boxing’s Youngest World Champion

Devastating Accidental Head-Butt Ends J’Leon Love-Abie Han Fight in Technical Majority Draw; Caleb Plant Stays Unbeaten With Shutout Decision Over Andrew Hernandez LAS VEGAS (Sept. 8, 2017) – At 20 years, 9 months old, David Benavidez became boxing’s youngest world champion – and the youngest ever in the super middleweight division – with a split…