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Limited Tickets still available for this Sunday’s 30th annual Ring 8 Holiday Event & Awards CeremonyDecember 7th, 2016
Barry McGuigan, Carl Frampton, Danny Jacobs, Joe Smith, Jr. &
Shakur Stevenson among 2016 award winners
NEW YORK – Limited tickets are still available for this Sunday afternoon’s (Dec. 11) 30th annual Ring 8 Holiday Event and Awards Ceremony (12:30-5:30 p.m. ET) at Russo’s On The Bay in Howard Beach, New York. Read the rest of this entry “
Richard Commey Extremely Disappointed with Split Decision Loss to Denis Shafikov in IBF Lightweight Title EliminatorDecember 6th, 2016
Moscow, Russia (December 2, 2016) Top rated contender RICHARD COMMEY, (24-2-0, 22 KO’s) of Accra, Ghana, is leaving Moscow and heading home after suffering a hotly contested battle and controversial split decision loss to Russia’s DENIS SHAFIKOV, (38-2-1, 20 KO’s) today in their 12-round IBF Lightweight World Title Eliminator. Scores were 116-112 for Commey and 116-112, 115-113 for Shafikov.
“It’s very disappointing, I clearly won the fight, look at how banged up he is,” said the 29-year-Commey. “Round after round it was the same thing, he bulled forward with his head and I slammed him with upper cuts and lead rights, it was like target practice.” Read the rest of this entry “
Junior Featherweight World Champion Amanda Serrano Meets Former Two-Division World Champion Yazmin RivasDecember 2nd, 2016
Live on SHOWTIME EXTREME® in First Women’s World Title Bout on National Television in Nearly A Decade
Saturday, January 14 from Barclays Center in Brooklyn
Plus! Undefeated Rising Middleweight Contenders
Ievgen Khytrov & Immanuwel Aleem Collide in Action
Beginning at 7 p.m. ET/ PT
BROOKLYN – Junior featherweight world champion and Brooklyn-native Amanda “The Real Deal” Serrano (30-1-1, 23 KOs) is set to battle former two-division world champion Yazmin Rivas (35-9-1, 10 KOs) in the first nationally televised women’s world title bout in nearly a decade on Saturday, January 14, live on SHOWTIME EXTREME from Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
The last nationally televised female world title fight was Mary Jo Saunders vs. Valerie Mahfood on March 30, 2007 (ESPN2).
The SHOWTIME EXTREME telecast begins at 7 p.m. ET/PT and features Ievgen Khytrov (14-0, 12 KOs) battling Immanuwel Aleem (16-0-1, 9 KOs) in a 10-round matchup of undefeated rising contenders for the WBC Middleweight Silver belt. Read the rest of this entry “
NEW YORK – Junior lightweights Tevin Farmer (23-4-1, 5 KOs) and Dardan Zenunaj (12-2, 9 KOs), both promoted by DiBella Entertainment, will face off in the main event of tomorrow’s Peltz Boxing “Philly Fight Night”, held at the 2300 Arena. The Philadelphian southpaw Farmer, an expert boxer-puncher, will be defending his NABF belt for the first time against the come-forward brawler Zenunaj, in a matchup that is guaranteed to be action-packed. Read the rest of this entry “
Live on CBS Sports Network & FloBoxing.tv From the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center
LAS VEGAS – A super flyweight twin-title fight between undefeated Oscar Cantu and “Mighty” Aston Palicte headlines the final 2016 installment of the popular “Knockout Night at the D” series on Saturday night, December 17, airing live (7 p.m. PT / 10 p.m. ET) on CBS Sports Network from inside the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center indoor facility, located in the heart of the downtown Las Vegas casino district, one block away from the world famous Fremont Street (200 S. 3rd St.).
FloBoxing.tv will live stream the Dec. 17th “Knockout Night at the D” undercard worldwide, starting at 5 p.m. PT / 8 p.m. ET), in addition to three main card TV bouts – excluding North America – beginning at 7 p.m. PT / 10 p.m. ET). Read the rest of this entry “