Archive for September, 2011
SANTA YNEZ, California – The official weigh-in for tonight’s ShoBox card, presented by Gary ShawProductions in association with DiBella Entertainment, was held yesterday. The main event at Chumash Casino is a 12-round World Boxing Council Lightweight Eliminator fight between undefeated Ajose “Smokin Joe” Olusegun (29-0, 14 KOs), 139 lbs., and Ali “The Angel”Chebah (35-1, 28 KOs), 140 lbs.
The co-feature matches undefeated Darley Perez (22-0, 17 KOs), 133 ½ lbs., and Oscar“El Dorado” Meza (22-4, 18 KOs), 136 lbs, in a 10-round bout. (continue reading…)
NEW YORK, NY – This Saturday, October 1st, DiBella Entertainment (DBE) will present “Noche de ‘Maravilla’: Martinez vs. Barker” featuring Middleweight Champion Sergio “Maravilla” Martinez (47-2-2, 26KO’s) defending his WBC Diamond belt and Ring Championship against England’s undefeated European Champion “Dazzling” Darren Barker (23-0, 14KO’s), at Boardwalk Hall, in Atlantic City, NJ. Opening up HBO’s World Championship Boxing® telecast will be the rematch between top-rated middleweight contender “Irish” Andy Lee (26-1, 19KO’s) and former participant of “The Contender”, and the only man to defeat Lee as a pro, Bryan Vera (19-5, 12KO’s), in a 10-round middleweight matchup. (continue reading…)
During the third round of his fearless, bloody campaign against Robert Helenius in Erfurt, Germany this past August, Sergei “White Wolf” Liakhovich suffered fractures of the bones located high on the bridge of both the right and left sides of his nose. His courageous battle through the remaining brutal rounds garnered him a multitude of new fans who having been sending emails praising Sergei’s heart, determination and skills. (continue reading…)
TOTOWA, N.J. (September 29, 2011) – One of the world’s most feared fighters, heavyweight Kimbo Slice, returns to the ring October 15 for only the second time as a professional boxer, facing Tay Bledsoe in a four-round bout at Heartland Events Center in Grand Island, Nebraska.
“Kimbo Slice is a tremendous puncher,” his co-promoter Gary Shaw said. “We believe that he has unlimited potential in boxing. He’ll learn each fight and become even more of a threat in the boxing ring than he ever was in mixed martial arts.” (continue reading…)
TORONTO, ONT – Romanian welterweight Victor Lupo has done everything possible to get undefeated World Boxing Council (“WBC”) International Welterweight Champion Phil “The Italian Sensation” Lo Greco into a fight.. The clock is ticking, however, Lo Greco has refused to sign a deal to fight mandatory challenger Lupo. (continue reading…)