Undefeated Heavyweight contender Bryant “By-By” Jennings (17-0, 9 KOs) is preparing for the biggest fight of his career when he faces fellow unbeaten, polish superstar Artur Szpilka (16-0, 12 KO’s). The bout will take place at The Theater at Madison Square Garden, as the co-feature to Garcia vs. Burgos which will be televised live on [...]
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Klitschko Brothers, Bermane Stiverne, Deontay Wilder & the 2013 Heavyweight Year in Review – BOXING NEWS
By Geno McGahee The 2013 year in the heavyweight division will not be one that goes down in the history books as one to remember. In fact, this is one year that some may want to forget. The division does not have a lot of star power and the little that it has wasn’t incredibly [...]
By Geno McGahee Boxing has many moments when you have to scratch your head and wonder how this could happen. This is certainly the case with the lock up of former WBO Heavyweight champion, Herbie Hide, 49-4, 43 KO’s. Hide was a devastating puncher with a brash attitude, he became an attraction. In 1994, he [...]
MIKE TYSON BOXING NEWS: Violent Childhood, Becoming the Heavy-Weight Champ, and his Fame and Excessive Lifestyle
Episode 12 of the 4th Season of Emmy-Winning In Depth With Graham Bensinger Premieres November 23rd/24th 2013 Check Local TV Listings / Watch on Yahoo! Sports Mike Tyson: “In Depth with Graham Bensinger”Mike Tyson sits down with Graham Bensinger for an interview at the boxing legend’s Las Vegas home. Over the course of two days, [...]
By Geno McGahee If you want to see corruption happen in front of your very eyes, check out the WBA’s heavyweight ranking. There are a couple of names that stand out as suspicious characters, but none more than the #2 contender, Luis Ortiz, 19-0, 16 KO’s. With the number 1 spot vacant, this means that [...]
By Geno McGahee Chris Arreola, 36-3, 31 KO’s, exposed the biggest fraud in the heavyweight division, Seth Mitchell, 26-2-1, 19 KO’s, in the very first round. Mitchell used some movement and landed early, but he seemed intimidated and the first right hand by Arreola put him into a daze. Mitchell went into football mode and [...]
Seth Mitchell, Deontay Wilder, Bermane Stiverne & Chris Arreola: THE AMERICAN HEAVYWEIGHT SCENE – Boxing News
By Geno McGahee On Saturday, one of the small crop of American heavyweights, Seth Mitchell, 26-1-1, 19 KO’s, will face his toughest challenge in Chris Arreola, 35-3, 30 KO’s, in a 12 round bout for the WBC international heavyweight title. This is the first step to getting a shot at WBC kingpin, Vitali Klitschko.
By Geno McGahee The former WBO heavyweight champion of the world, Tommy “the Duke” Morrison, 48-3-1, 42 KO’s, has passed away at the age of 44. Morrison starred as Tommy “Machine” Gunn in ROCKY V, which was a huge push for his career. The mixture of his complexion, acting role, and vicious left hook made [...]
By Geno McGahee Boxing is an unpredictable sport where one punch can change history. That is no truer than in the heavyweight division and when you deal with super heavyweights, anything can happen at any time. Rising star, David Price, 15-1, 13 KO’s, was on the fast track to superstardom, demolishing veterans Audley Harrison (KO-1) [...]
On the eve of his next concussive ring appearance, undefeated future heavyweight champion Magomed “Mago” Abdusalamov (17-0, 17 KOs) has been elevated to #4 in the latest WBC rankings. Abdusalamov, the reigning WBC-USNBC Champion, is coming off an impressive stoppage over former Olympian Victor Bisbal on March 8 and heading into a showdown against Argentina’s [...]
Gary Shaw Productions has signed light heavyweight prospect Trent “The Terrible” Broadhurst, who resides in South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Broadhurst, who stands 6’2 and comes from Angelo Di Carlo’s Ace Boxing team, possess a record of (9-1, 6 KOs). As a decorated amateur, the hard punching Broadhurst compiled an astonishing record of 112 wins with [...]
Heavyweight prospect Joey DaWejko (7-1-2, 3 KOs) makes a quick return to the ring as he will face another undefeated fighter in Didier Bence (6-0, 2 KOs). The 6-round bout promoted by Yvon Michel’s GYM Promotions in association with Boxing 360, will take place at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on February 8. [...]
By Geno McGahee Tonight, in Germany, Wladimir Klitschko, 58-3, 50 KO’s, the IBO, IBF, WBO, and WBA Heavyweight Champion, will step into the ring for the first time since the death of his trainer, Emanuel Steward. He will be facing a large (6’7 ½”), undefeated and motivated challenger in Mariusz Wach, 27-0, 15 KO’s.
Big Things” features a pair of highly-decorated heavyweights, 2004 U.S. Olympian Jason “Big Six” Estrada (19-4, 5 KOs) and 2008 Cuban Olympian Robert Alfonso in his pro debut, on November 10 at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence.
“I’d love to fight Seth Mitchell, Chris Arreola or Bryant Jennings, but they don’t want any part of me. Those guys will never step up to the plate.” Fres Oquendo Chicago-based heavyweight veteran Fast Fres Oquendo (33-7, 21 KOs) will take on Coon Rapids, Minnesota, southpaw Joey “Minnesota Ice” Abell (28-5, 27 KOs) for the [...]
(RSR received this open letter to the BBC of C in regards to the upcoming obstacles and protest of the Dereck Chisora – David Haye heavyweight fight.) An Open Letter in reply to the BBB of C’s Press statement I was surprised to say the least at the Board’s press statement dated 9th May 2012 [...]
On Friday, July 6, promoters Sampson Boxing and Greg Cohen Boxing will proudly present “Hard Rock Boxing”, live from the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, and televised live on ESPN Friday Night Fights. In the 10-round featherweight main event, former WBO Super Flyweight Champion “Marvelous” Marvin Sonsona (16-1-1, 13 KOs) will take on [...]
Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing has announced that all tickets have been sold for VIP BOXING III, set for Tomorrow Night, May 2nd, at Russo’s On The Bay in Howard Beach, New York. The full service VIP event will kick off at 7pm with an hour long cocktail reception followed by a four course elegant dinner [...]
Hitz Boxing’s popular “Fight Night at the Horseshoe” series will return on Friday, May 25, 2012, at the Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Indiana, featuring Chicago’s own former heavyweight title challenger and long-time top contender “Fast” Fres Oquendo (33-7, 21 KOs) in the 10-round main event.
By Geno McGahee Chris Arreola, 34-2, 30 KO’s, was rocked by a right hand of Eric Molina, 18-2, 14 KO’s, but his advantage didn’t last long. In an attack on Arreola, he got countered, cornered, and stopped in the very first round. Molina’s level of competition leading into this fight was abysmal, and this step [...]
By Geno McGahee Vitali Klitschko, 44-2, 40 KO’s, had a tough fight with Dereck Chisora, 15-3, 9 KO’s, winning on the cards by scores of 118-110 (twice) and 119-111. RSR had it 115-113 for Vitali, but in Germany, the challenger will never get a fair shake. Vitali won, but the scorecards were rather ridiculous. Dan [...]
By Geno McGahee Vitali Klitschko, 43-2, 40 KO’s, is used to being respected by the challengers of his WBC title, but Dereck Chisora, 15-2, 9 KO’s, did not go by the script. The two went head to head in a face off and Chisora slapped the champion. This wasn’t a Bernard Hopkins-Winky Wright staged face [...]
They may not be stepping into the same ring to unify their titles but their upcoming title defenses will be televised live in the U.S. on the same network. World heavyweight champions VITALI KLITSCHKO, ALEXANDER POVETKIN and WLADIMIR KLITSCHKO will defend their respective championship crowns over three consecutive weeks, beginning February 18, and all three [...]
By Vinnie Franklin People, I am so excited about this fight. I cannot wait until these two big guys get in there and go toe to toe man. This guy Lesnar is the underdog but he is a big dude with a lot of power. I wouldn’t want to meet up with him in a [...]
By Geno McGahee The boxing world was dealt a blow today with the passing of the hard-punching heavyweight contender, Ron Lyle at the age of 70. Lyle had a record of 43-7-1, 31 KO’s, and was known for his amazing punch and courage in the ring. Lyle may be remembered most for his up and [...]