Tag: Boxing

Alex Winwood kicks off pro career with a bang, debuts Nov 25

(September 30, 2023) – Olympian Alex Winwood is launching his pro career in style, as he goes directly into state title action on his pro debut, headlining the 40th edition of Dragon Fire Boxing’s iconic Thunderdome Series. Winwood was bizarrely stopped in his quest for Commonwealth glory at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England, with the reaction […]

Bonokoane Gets His WBF World Title-Shot Against Ruiz

(September 28, 2022) – After two successful defenses of the World Boxing Federation (WBF) Intercontinental title, South African Thato Bonokoane will now get his shot at the WBF World Super Bantamweight title. On October 9 in Gqeberha, South Africa, formerly Port Elizabeth, he will take on Argentinian co-challenger Diego Alberto Ruiz for the vacant title, […]

Reyes To Fight Travis Crawford In A 4 Round Super Featherweight Bout On October 1st

Huntington, New York (September 27, 2022) – What makes a great fighter nickname? Some fighters like Star Boxing’s Richie “Popeye the Sailor Man” Rivera are given a nickname from their childhood that just sticks. Others are bestowed a nickname that fits the fighters out of the ring persona, like Star Boxing’s former WBO World Champion, “The Common Man” Joe […]

Rodriguez Decisions Vazquez in Bethlehem

Reading, PA (September 26, 2022)–Rising bantamweight Jonathan Rodriguez took a eight-round unanimous decision over Oscar Vazquez in front of a terrific crowd at The Wind Creek Event Center in Bethlehem, PA The six-bout card was promoted by King’s Promotions. Rodriguez, who is promoted by King’s Promotions, took the victory by scores of 79-73 twice and […]

Cristopher Lopez With Unanimous Decision Win Over Alejandro Diaz

CANCUN, September 26, 2022  —  Cristopher “Pollo” López from Jalisco won by unanimous decision 96-94, 99-91 and 97-93 against Alejandro “Conejo” González from the capital, on a 10-round super bantamweight fight that marked the beginning of PROBOX TV activities in the Mexican territory, on card held at the Cancun Convention Center, Quintana Roo, in association with Cancun […]

Albright Decisions Falcao in Essington, PA

PHILADELPHIA PA (September 26, 2022)–Nahir Albright took an eight-round unanimous decision over previously undefeated Estivan Falcao in the lightweight main event of a seven bout card at The Clarion Hotel in Essington, Pennsylvania. The seven bout card was promoted by RDR Promotions. Albright fought well and landed precise right hands that kept Falcao from ever […]

IBA Congress expressed vote of confidence for Umar Kremlev

The Congress of the International Boxing Association (IBA) reconfirmed the vote of confidence for President Umar Kremlev at its extraordinary meeting in Yerevan, Armenia today.  Congress voted against the new elections. Delegates cast 106 votes against, which is 75%, 36 votes for, and 4 abstained out of 146 eligible National Federations. According to the Congress’ […]

IBA Board selects Secretary General, launches BIIU rules and appoints Strategy Committee

(September 23, 2022) – George A. Yerolimpos became a new IBA Secretary General following the selection process and decision of the IBA Board of Directors (BoD) at its meeting in Yerevan today. The appointment is effective immediately. In total, 50 candidates applied for the position. Four candidates were shortlisted and interviewed, and two of them […]