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Alantez Fox Vs. Ronald Montes Announced As Co-Main Event To Forum Fights 1, This Friday, Sept. 30, at Chicago’s UIC Forum, On CBS Sports Net, 9PM ET

by on Sep.28, 2016, under Press Releases

MIKE LEE VS. CHRIS TRAIETTI HEADLINES IN IBF-USBA LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE CLASH

This Friday, September 30, 2016 Chicago’s UIC Forum   Tickets Now on Sale!!!

CHICAGO - Undefeated Middleweight Prospect ALANTEZ “SLYAZA” FOX, (20-0-1, 9 KO’s) will face hard-hitting Colombian RONALD “SALVAJE” MONTES, (17-3-0, 15 KO’s) in the eight-round co-main event at “FORUM FIGHTS 1″ on Friday, September 30, at the UIC FORUM in Downtown Chicago and telecast LIVE nationally on CBS Sports Network (9:00 p.m. ET).

“FORUM FIGHTS 1″ is headlined by Chicago’s Undefeated Light Heavyweight MIKE LEE, (17-0-0, 10KO’s) making his triumphant return to his hometown against CHRIS TRAIETTI (21-3-0, 17KO’s), of Boston, Mass., for the IBF-USBA Light Heavyweight Title in the 10-round main event.   (continue reading…)

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Erik Ruiz replaces Emmanuel Quartey vs Hanzel Martinez in Friday Night’s “Knockout Night at the D” main event

by on Sep.28, 2016, under Press Releases

LIMITED TICKETS STILL ON SALE

LAS VEGAS – Veteran super bantamweight Erik Ruiz has replaced Ghanaian boxer Emmanuel Quartey, who was unable to secure a visa to enter the United States, in this Friday night’s 10-round main event versus Hanzel “Rude Boy” Martinez, headlining a strong “Knockout Night at the D” card, for the vacant World Boxing Association International super bantamweight title.

Airing live (11 p.m. ET / 8 p.m. PT) on CBS Sports Network and internationally via ESPN (digital delay check local listings), “Knockout Night at the D” will be held outdoors under the neon lights at Downtown Las Vegas Events Center.

The “Knockout Night at the D” series, presented by the D Las Vegas and Downtown Las Vegas Events Center, is promoted by Roy Jones Jr. (RJJ) Boxing Promotions.   (continue reading…)

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“Battle Born Boxing” amateur series returns Thursday in Las Vegas

by on Sep.27, 2016, under Press Releases

This Thursday night, Sept. 29

LAS VEGAS  – The fifth edition of “Battle Born Boxing” returns this Thursday night (Sept. 29), starting at 7 p.m. PT, at the outdoor Downtown Las Vegas Events Center.

“Battle Born Boxing” is an amateur boxing series created by Neon Star Media on behalf of its client, the D Las Vegas, to support amateur boxing in Nevada, as well as provide a platform for amateur boxers from other states to compete against local clubs and boxers.

Las Vegas-based boxing clubs represented at “Battle Born Boxing: Uprising V” includes Barry’s Boxing, Richard Steel Boxing Club and Johnny Tocco’s Ringside Boxing.   (continue reading…)

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Juan Manuel “JuanMa” López plans to KO Wilfredo “Papito” Vázquez, Jr. Oct. 8 PPV live from San Juan, Puerto Rico 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT

by on Sep.27, 2016, under Press Releases

 

TENAFLY, NJ  – Former two-division world champion Juan Manuel “JuanMa” López plans to knockout bitter arch-rival Wilfredo”Papito” Vázquez, Jr., also a past world titlist, in their 12-round Special Attraction showdown Saturday, October 8, airing live on pay per view from San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Guerra En El Clemente: Vázquez Jr. v. López, presented by Black Tiger Promotions, will be distributed by Integrated Sports Media live, starting at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT, in the United States and Puerto Rico on both cable and satellite pay per view on iN Demand, DISH, DIRECTV and Vubiquity.  The event will also be available to watch across Canada on Fight Network, as well as via Fite TV app for iOS and Android devices or watch on the www.Fite.TV website.  Suggested retail price is $29.95. (continue reading…)

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Boxing returns to Idaho October 15th

by on Sep.27, 2016, under Boxing News

By Ricardo Ibarra

 

After a lengthy drought of professional boxing in the State of Idaho, the first card scheduled to take place there in nearly five years is set. The newly formed Beat Boxing Promotions will present their inaugural card at the Clearwater River Casino in Lewiston, Idaho, Saturday, October 15th with eight pro bouts scheduled featuring fighters from the Pacific Northwest.

Former amateur stand-out Patrick Ferguson (4-0, 4 KOs) will look for his fifth win of the year in the eight round main event, taking on tough journeyman Leo Bercier (8-19-1, 4 KOs). Ferguson, who in 2015 claimed the U.S.A. National heavyweight amateur title, turned pro in April of this year and has claimed four wins since, securing all of those victories within two rounds. In his last fight he stopped former world title challenger Rubin Williams in the first round.  (continue reading…)

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