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Jose Uzcategui Defends Super Middleweight World Title Against Unbeaten Caleb Plant

Plus! Undefeated Featherweight Sensation Brandon Figueroa Battles Once-Beaten Veteran Moises Flores LOS ANGELES (December 7, 2018) – Battle-hardened Venezuelan Jose Uzcategui defends his IBF Super Middleweight World Championship against unbeaten top challenger Caleb Plant in prime time on Sunday, January 13 on FS1 and FOX Deportes presented by Premier Boxing Champions at Microsoft Theater at L.A. Live in Los Angeles…

Bellator Sends Bantamweight World Champion Darrion Caldwell To Japan

LOS ANGELES – Bellator is pleased to announce that the organization’s current bantamweight titleholder Darrion Caldwell (13-1) will represent the promotion in an exciting matchup against 2017 Rizin Bantamweight Grand Prix winner Kyoji Horiguchi (25-2). The two will compete for the inaugural Rizin bantamweight championship at Rizin 14 on Monday, Dec. 31 from Saitama Super…

Jesse Angel Hernandez Enters the World Rankings

(November 8, 2018) – Super bantamweight action hero Jesse Angel Hernandez has entered the IBF’s world rankings at #14 and is now gunning for their champion, Australia via Ireland’s TJ Doheny. In the last year and a half, Hernandez (12-1, 7 KOs), a southpaw from Fort Worth, Texas, has turned in three sensational Showtime-televised performances.…

Cabrera-Mioletti’s Quest Towards World Title Continues

TACOMA, Wash. – Giovanni Cabrera-Mioletti has gained a reputation for his willingness to take on all-comers as the super featherweight has certainly not shied away from facing fellow undefeated fighters. For the third time over his last four fights and the sixth time in his career, the 24-year-old Cabrera-Mioletti will square off against a boxer…

‘50 Cent’ and Le Chemin du Roi Champagne to Give the Winner of the Bellator Welterweight World Grand Prix One Million Dollars

LOS ANGELES (Sept. 27, 2018) – Bellator MMA, a global combat sports leader owned by Viacom, has joined forces with entertainment superstar and business mogul Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson on an extensive partnership and licensing deal featuring a new apparel line based upon Jackson’s popular “Get The Strap” trademark and integrating Jackson’s elite champagne brand,…

Middleweight World Title Bout Added to GLORY 58 Chicago

DENVER (August 22, 2018) – GLORY, the world’s premier stand-up combat league, today announced a world title rematch slated for GLORY 58 Chicago, taking place at Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates, Ill., on Friday, Sept. 14. Middleweight champion Alex “Po Atan” Pereira (28-6, 18 KO, fighting out of Brazil) will be facing a familiar…

Devin Haney To Face Former World Title Challenger Juan Carlos Burgos

NEW YORK (August 20, 2018) – Top undefeated lightweight prospect Devin Haney will face three-time world title challenger Juan Carlos Burgos in the 10-round main event of a ShoBox: The New Generation tripleheader Friday Sept. 28 live on SHOWTIME (10 p.m. ET/PT) from Pechanga Resort Casino in Temecula, Calif. The 19-year-old Haney (19-0, 13 KOs)…

Gavronski to face Hart in battle of super middleweight world contenders

TACOMA, Wash. (June 29, 2018) – Mike Gavronski is headed to America’s Playground. Gavronski (24-2-1, 15 KOs) will take his biggest step towards a potential world title shot when he faces super middleweight contender Jesse Hart (24-1, 20 KOs) in the 10-round co-featured event during TopRank Boxing on ESPN, Aug. 19 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.…