When promoter Greg Cohen announced he had finalized arrangements for his next event, the decision to delay his promising heavyweight hopeful, Hasim Rahman Jr.’s, professional boxing debut two more weeks became an easy one. Originally scheduled to turn professional on March 23, Baltimore native Rahman will now have his first four-round fight in front of […]
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Hasim Rahman, JR Pro Debut Moved to April 14th at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill Maryland – Boxing News
Having grown up the son of a former undisputed and two-time World Heavyweight Champion, Hasim Rahman Jr., doesn’t mind that the world will be watching from the beginning of his professional boxing career. “This isn’t new,” explained Rahman. “I’m so used to being who I am and having eyes on me that it would be […]
Former heavyweight champion Hasim Rahman (50-7-2, 41 KOs) is looking to defy the oddsmakers once again. More than 11 years since he shocked the world by knocking out Lennox Lewis, “The Rock,” about a month shy of his 40th birthday, will challenge current WBA champion Alexander Povetkin (24-0, 16 KOs) on Saturday at the Sporthalle […]
Two-time heavyweight champion Hasim “The Rock” Rahman (49-7-2, 40 KOs) will headline a card on June 11th at the DeSoto Civic Center in Southaven, Mississippi. Rahman will face Willie Herring in a ten rounder topping a six=bout card presented by Prize Fight and Greg Cohen Promotions. In the co-feature, middleweight Dominic Wade (11-0, 8 KOs) […]
By Gary “Digital” Williams The Beltway Boxing (Washington DC, Maryland and Northern Virginia) scene has been fortunate to see some tremendous boxers during its history. From Holly Mims to Bob Foster to the legendary Sugar Ray Leonard, the DC-area has seen its share of tremendous champions and challengers.
Interview by Mike “Rubber Warrior” Plunkett “I gave people what they wanted to see – an action-packed fight.”–Al Cole Sometimes in life it is what we don’t really see in a person’s life that can make all of the difference. Be it a well-founded family upbringing, faith in God, the burning desire to excel where […]