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From Cuban Defector to Rising Prospect in the Light Heavyweight Division
Big Bear Lake, CA - On July 25, 2015 undefeated Cuban light heavyweight Sullivan Barrera (15-0, 10 KOs) will face his biggest challenge to date in the ring since his professional debut in 2009, Vasily “The Professor” Lepikhin (17-1, 9 KOs), but for the 33 year-old from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, the hardest time in his life is most definitely in his past.
In 2009, Sullivan defected from Cuba with four other fighters from the Cuban National Team. It was his third attempt to flee Castro’s regime and become a professional fighter in the United States. After many days at sea, the five men finally landed in Mexico where they were detained for more than three months. Eventually, Sullivan was able to make it over the Mexican border into the United States. Read the rest of this entry “
CES kicks off the summer with the return of ‘Mr. Providence’ July 17th at Twin River Casino
LINCOLN, RI – The snow is gone, our long, cold winter has ended, and summertime is finally here, which means CES Boxing is once again bringing the heat with an action-packed show guaranteed to push temperatures past their boiling point in the northeast.
Super middleweight Vladine Biosse (15-6-2, 7 KOs), known in his hometown as “Mr. Providence,” returns to Rhode Island for the first time in more than a year on Friday, July 17th, 2015 when he faces the hard-hitting Chris Chatman (12-5-1, 5 KOs) of Jersey City, N.J., in the 10-round main event of “Rhode To Redemption” at Twin River Casino.
CES’ mid-summer spectacular also features a dynamic, six-round welterweight co-feature between undefeated Nick DeLomba (7-0, 1 KO) of Cranston, R.I., and Union City, N.J., southpaw Juan Rodriguez Jr. (12-2, 5 KOs), plus the long-awaited return of unbeaten Worcester, Mass., junior middleweight Khiary Gray (7-0, 5 KOs) in a six-round bout. Read the rest of this entry “
The boxing Americanization of 21-year-old Brit middleweight prospect Steed Woodall is off to promising startJune 30th, 2015
Returning to ring July 8 in NYC
MIAMI – Unlike most British boxers who first establish themselves at home in the United Kingdom before fighting in the United States, Steed “The Stallion” Woodall packed up and moved 1-½ years ago from Birmingham, England to Miami in order to pursue his boxing dream.
As an amateur, Woodall was a five-time England National Champion, two-time British Champion, and quarterfinalist in the World Youth Championships. His aggressive style, has proven to be much better suited for pro boxing, evident by his impressive 7-0-1 (5 KOs) professional record.
“I spend most of my time in the gym,” Woodall talked about his new life in America. “I don’t have any family here and my friends are from the gym. It’s been tough but I’ve been welcomed in America and I’ve really enjoyed living here. Last year, I arrived in Miami around the end of the summer and didn’t realize how hot it really gets until now. Every morning I walk outside and it’s still a shock when the heat hits me. It does prepare me for fighting under TV lights, I guess. Read the rest of this entry “
New York, NY – Next Wednesday, July 8th, DiBella Entertainment’s Broadway Boxing series will return to the famed B.B. King Blues Club and Grill in midtown Manhattan. The exciting 11-bout card will be the latest installment of the acclaimed long-running series. Headlining the card will be popular junior lightweight prospect Bryant “Peewee” Cruz (14-0, 7KO’s) as he puts his undefeated record on the line against the heavy-handed Martin Cardona (19-5, 14KO’s) in their junior lightweight matchup scheduled for eight rounds.
Also appearing in separate eight-round feature bouts will be junior middleweight prospects Patrick Day and Shawn Cameron. Day (10-1-1, 6KO’s), a former #1-rated US amateur, is set to take on Lenwood Dozier, while the undefeated Cameron (9-0, 4KO’s) squares off against Francisco Reza. Read the rest of this entry “
Fight Network is a 24/7 television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports. It airs programs focused on the entire scope of the combat sports genre, including live fights and up-to-the-minute news and analysis for boxing, mixed martial arts, kickboxing, professional wrestling, traditional martial arts, fight news, as well as fight-themed drama series, documentaries and feature films.
Below find highlights of this week’s programming:
Tuesday, June 30
6:00 p.m. ET – KOTV Boxing Classics – Reliving memorable boxing fights from the past two decades.
8:00 p.m. ET – CANADA ONLY – Golden Boy LIVE: Shabranskyy vs. Parker – featuring Vyacheslav Shabranskyy vs. Paul Parker and D’Mitrius Ballard vs. Josue Obando live from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Read the rest of this entry “