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by Butch Gottlieb
The final press conference was held today
at the Palms Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas for Saturday's Showtime
televised WBC Featherweight title fight between the Champion Jhonny
Gonzalez and the Challenger Gary Russell Jr.
STEVENSON VS KOVALEV ORDERED
AND SECURED FOR THE FANS
The WBC has initiated the
free negotiations period for the mandatory title defense between WBC
light heavyweight world champion Adonis Stevenson and Sergey
Kovalev, with a purse offer date of April 17, 2015, in case there is
no agreement between the parties.
Charlo THIS Saturday at the Palms in Las Vegas!
Vanes Martirosyan will be fighting for victory this Saturday night in a crossroads battle versus Jermell Charlo at the The Pearl in the Palms Casino Resort. This Las Vegas matchup is part of the doubleheader airing live on Showtime.
In preparation for this March 28 war, Vanes and his team held a media workout at the Main Event Sports Club in Glendale, Calif. During Monday's workout, Vanes shared the ring with featherweight champ Jhonny Gonzalez who will be taking on Gary Russell Jr. on this same Showtime card.
Two hard-nosed Mexican warriors will battle it out at Domo Dos Aguas in
Tulum, Quintana Roo, Mexico on Saturday, March 28, as Buenavista, Mexico's
Javier "Implacable" Prieto faces Tijuana, Baja California's Jorge "Pantera"
Silva in a 10-round welterweight matchup to be televised live on FOX
Deportes and Claro Sports.
Superstar Manny Pacquiao sits down with cable & satellite TV crews during
training at the Wild Card Boxing Club to promote his upcoming 12-round
welterweight world championship unification mega-fight against Floyd
RECAP ON CONFERENCE CALL
Light Heavyweights Adonis Stevenson, Sakio Bika and Artur Beterbiev took
part in a media conference call to discuss their upcoming bouts on CBS, on
RETIRED WIBF WORLD CHAMPION Terri Moss will be appointed April1st as the WBF (World Boxing Federation) women's championship coordinator in the United States.
"It is an exciting challenge to work with the WBF, and take on the
project of expanding the female championship s throughout the United
States," Terri said. "I'm also happy I will be working with the WBF in
association with the WIBF and GBU on their unified champions campaign. It
is my goal to continue to bring women's boxing to the front lines, and
carry on the amazing efforts that began so long ago with Barbara Buttrick,
who paved the way for us."
Robert Alfonso 241 vs. Raymundo Lopez 252.6
Antonio Tarver Jr. 154.4 vs. Bruce Lutchmedial 156
Ahmed Elbiali 175.2 vs. Michael Stafford 173.4
Michael Seals 175.2 vs. Carlos Reyes 183.2
Daquan Arnett 156.4 vs. Travis Hartman 153.2
Yasmany Consuegra 229.6 vs. Taurus Sykes 251.2
Wilky Campfort 152.8 vs. Devon Moncrieff 155
Kamil Laszczyk 128.6 vs. Jose Luis Araiza 129
Patryk Szymanski 165.6 vs. Yoryi Estrella 168.2
Rances Barthelemy 137.4 vs. Angino Pérez 137.6
Breidis Prescott 146.2 vs. Fredrick Lawson 146.2
Promoter: Warriors Boxing
Venue: Hialeah Park, Hialeah, Florida
Tickets: Tickets for ESPN's Thursday Night Fights, also billed as "Noche De Combates," are on sale now through Ticket Force (www.myticketforce.com), www.hialeahpark.com, and at the Hialeah Park Casino cage.
SADAM ALI Faces Francisco Santana as the Co-Main event on the WladImir Klitschko vs. Bryant Jennings Card on April 25 from Madison Square Garden IN New York TELEVISED Live on HBO World Championship Boxing®
The undefeated Sadam "World Kid" Ali and fast -punching Francisco "Chia" Santana will face off at "The World's Most Famous Arena", Madison Square Garden on Sat. April 25 as the co-feature to "The Champion Returns", the World Heavyweight Championship between undisputed heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko and top-rated challenger Bryant Jennings. The doubleheader will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.
Promoted by Golden Boy Promotions and Gary Shaw Productions, the 10-round welterweight showdown between two of the sport's rising stars will give fans an exciting night of boxing as they open up the telecast before the highly anticipated heavyweight main event.
SHOWTIME SPORTS® NOMINATED FOR A NETWORK BEST NINE 2015 SPORTS EMMY® AWARDS
On Tuesday, The National Academy of
Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announced the nominees for the 36th
Annual Sports Emmy Awards.
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Fan Favorite Ahmed Elbiali Returning This Thursday on ESPN Friday Night Fights
Egyptian light heavyweight slugger Ahmed Elbiali (9-0, 9 KOs) will return to familiar ground this Thursday, March 26: fighting in an ESPN Friday Night Fights-televised undercard bout, this time, a six-rounder against England's Mike Stafford (13-2, 3 KOs).
The special Thursday night edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights, presented by Corona Extra and ESPN Deportes' Noche de Combates presentado por Corona Extra at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes, will be headlined by a 10-rounder featuring undefeated welterweight Fredrick "General Okunka" Lawson (23-0, 20 KOs) taking on hard-punching Miami transplant Breidis Prescott (27-6, 20 KOs).
In the 10-round lightweight co-feature, undefeated former IBF Super Featherweight Champion Rances "Kid Blast" Barthelemy (21-0, 1 ND, 12 KOs) will take on Angino Perez (18-6, 16 KOs).
by Eric Duran
Gary Russell Jr, Jermell Charlo and Vanes Martirosyan joined a conference
call to discuss their upcoming matches on Showtime.
Their names transcend the sport of MMA.
Two of the most recognizable fighters in combat sports - Kimbo Slice and
"The World's Most Dangerous Man," Ken Shamrock - will now battle in the
Bellator cage on Friday, June 19. "Bellator: Unfinished Business" will air
Live and Free on Spike TV from inside St. Louis' Scottrade Center.
BUD LIGHT® PRESENTS LION FIGHT 22
KEM SITSONGPEENONG vs.
‘SMOKIN’ JO NATTAWUT
FOR THE WORLD SUPER WELTERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP
CO-MAIN EVENT: TIFFANY VAN SOEST vs. BERNISE ALLDIS
LIVE FROM SUNSET STATION –
FRIDAY, MAY 22
Tickets On Sale Tuesday, March 24 at 10 a.m. PT at Ticketmaster.com
LION FIGHT 22 Main Card Airs Live on AXS TV at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT
Sampson Boxing, WBC, CUBAP to hold Important South American Boxing Tournament
The WBC Amateur Boxing Committee, CUBAP and Sampson Boxing are proud to announce MERCOSUR "Rumbo a Mexico", an elite boxing tournament featuring competitors from the South American "Mercosur" bloc of countries, Argentina, Brazil, as well as the host country, Uruguay.
The opening event of the Tournament will take place Friday, April 10, at Estadio 8 de Junio in Paysandu, Uruguay, and will continue from there with monthly shows from different locations in Uruguay.
Although this competition will be held with the hopes of discovering new South American boxing talent, because it is being held under the auspices of the WBC Amateur Committee and by CUBAP, safety and fighter wellbeing will be top priorities.
MERCOSUR "Rumbo a Mexico" will be broadcast live via VTV and Notifight.
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