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WBC orders Jorge Linares to face Mikey Garcia and Badou Jack to fight Adonis Stevenson
WBC world lightweight champion Mikey Garcia has been ordered to face Jorge Linares in a potential unification bout after both men compete in early 2018.
ROBINSON VS ZAPATA IN PHILLY
SHIELDS DOMINATES NELSON
MAYWEATHER PROMOTIONS KICKS OFF NEW YEAR
Sharif “The Lion” Bogere Returns to Sam’s Town Live for a 10 Round Lightweight battle against Arturo Santos Reyes Saturday, January 27th
Plus, Co-Main Event Action Featuring Welterweight Prospect Cameron Krael
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SHIELDS HAS FUTURE PLANS
Chris Jan Jaszczuk
FRANK GONZALEZ JR
WBC ORDERS TITLE DEFENSES
Brandon Robinson takes on Juan Zapata on Friday, January 26th at The SugarHouse Casino
Rising super middleweight prospect, Brandon Robinson will take on 18-fight veteran Juan Zapata in a six-round bout as part of Evander Holyfield's Real Deal Showcase 1 on Friday, January 26th at The SugarHouse Casino.
Unbeaten heavyweight world champion Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder defends his title against unbeaten contender Luis “The Real King Kong” Ortiz on Saturday, March 3 in an event presented by Premier Boxing Champions at The Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
Tickets for the show, which is promoted by DiBella Entertainment and TGB Promotions, start at $50 and go on sale Tuesday, January 16 at 10 a.m. To purchase tickets, visit www.Ticketmaster.com, www.BarclaysCenter.com, or call 800-745-3000. Tickets for the event can also be purchased at the American Express Box Office at Barclays Center beginning Wednesday, January 17 at noon.
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Hammer (L)-Shields (R)
Now that unified women’s WBC and IBF super middleweight world champion Claressa Shields (5-0, 2 KOs) has defeated previously undefeated Tori Nelson, the 22-year-old 2012 and 2016 Olympic gold medalist now has her sights set on the middleweight division where she will eventually target undefeated and unified women’s middleweight world champion Christina Hammer, who was ringside Friday in Verona, NY.
WILDER VS ORTIZ SET FOR MARCH 3RD AT BARCLAYS
WBC/IBF female super middleweight champion Claressa Shields retained her world titles with a one-sided ten round unanimous decision over previously undefeated Tori Nelson on Friday night at the Turning Stone Resort in Verona, NY.
Judges Don Trella, Glenn Feldman and John McKaie all agreed at 100-90 for Shields who retained her WBC and IBF super middleweight titles. Shields is now 5-0, 2 KOs while Nelson, in her first loss drops to17-1-3, 2 KOs.