Posts by PR:
Donovan George, Mike Jimenez Participate as ‘Team Boom’ at Hammond, Indiana’s Horseshoe Casino Friday, April 18!April 16th, 2014
Chicago, IL (April 11, 2014) Chicago’s two most popular professional boxers, DONOVAN “Da Bomb” GEORGE and ‘Hollywood” MIKE JIMENEZ will return to battle on Friday, APRIL 18 at the Windy City’s premier fight venue, Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Indiana, it was announced today by Chicago’s leading boxing promoters Hitz Boxing and Round 3 Productions.
“These are the two most popular fighters in Chicago and with our anticipated huge crowd, local fight fans should expect an excellent night of action,” said Bobby Hitz, now in his 25th year of promoting in Chicago. “With tickets starting at just $25.00, this is an excellent value for the sports fans dollar.” Read the rest of this entry “
NEW YORK CITY – Undefeated World Boxing Organization (WBO) middleweight champion of the World, Peter “Kid Chocolate” Quillin, is fighting for respect this Saturday night on SHOWTIME against No. 2 ranked Czech challenger Lukas Konecny (50-4, 23 KOs).
Quillin vs. Konecny is part of a Golden Boy Promotions event, sponsored by Corona and AT&T, and headlined by the world light heavyweight unification fight between IBF champion Bernard “The Alien” Hopkins and WBA title-holder Beibut Shumenov. The live SHOWTIME tripleheader telecast will begin at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast) and be available in Spanish via secondary audio programming (SAP).
Quillin is a victim of a network war. The 30-year-old Cuban-American fights on Showtime but other top world middleweight champions such as Sergio Martinez and Gennady Golovkin are tied to HBO. Critics, however, have unfairly write about whom Quillin hasn’t fought instead of his many accomplishments. Read the rest of this entry “
DEERFIELD BEACH, FL – Sensational 18-year-old welterweight prospect Erickson “The Hammer” Lubin (4-0, 4 KOs) and 2004 Olympic silver medalist Yudel Jhonson (14-1, 9 KOs) will provide chief support this Friday evening, April 18, in separate bouts on “Pittsburgh Power,” presented by Iron Mike Productions (IMP), at Monroeville Convention Center in Monroeville, Pa.
Hall of Fame boxer and president of IMP, “Iron” Mike Tyson, who fought 17 times on SHOWTIME®, will make his return to the network in a new capacity as the promotion makes its debut on the network. Three of IMP’s most highly regarded unbeaten fighters will be showcased in a live tripleheader airing on ShoBox: The New Generation (SHOWTIME, 10:45 ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast). Read the rest of this entry “
Advances to WSB Semifinals vs. Russia
SALEM, NH - Cuba Domadores defeated USA Knockouts, 3-2, in tonight’s World Series of Boxing (WSB) quarterfinals to advance in the WSB playoffs. Cuba had defeated USA in last week’s opening quarterfinals action in Havana, 5-0, and won the WSB quarterfinals by an 8-2 aggregate playoff score.
Cuba advances to the WSB semifinals to face Russian Boxing Team, which defeated Ukraine Otmas, 8-2, in the quarterfinals. Russia hosts Cuba April 25 in the opening round of the semifinals and then the action shifts to Cuba on May 2. The Cuba-Russia winner will qualify for the WSB Championship, May 30-31 (likely in London), against the other semifinals winner between the Astana Arlans Kazakhstan vs. Ajerbaijan Baku Fires.
USA’s middleweight Marlo Delgado (2-2) won a close five-round decision over Cuba’s WSB debuting Yaciel Despaigne (0-1). Delgado was a 2012 Ecuador Olympian.
Read the rest of this entry “
LAS VEGAS, April 12, 2014 — Manny Pacquiao wins a 12-round unanimous decision over Timothy Bradley to earn the WBO World Welterweight belt , Saturday, April 12 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.