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Weights For Tonight’s Forum Fights in Chicago

by on Sep.30, 2016, under Press Releases

Mike Lee (L.)  vs.Chris Traietti -. Photo Credit: Tom Barnes

Mike Lee (L.) vs.Chris Traietti -. Photo Credit: Tom Barnes

Light heavyweights

Mike Lee 173 vs Chris Traietti 174

Super Middleweights

Alantez Fox 163.5 vs Ronald Montes 162


Ed Brown 144 vs Robert Acevedo 140.5


Nick Mazurek 246 vs Tommy Washington Jr 277

Light Heavyweights

Martez McGregor 175 vs Rick Reed 178

Promoter: DiBella Entertainment

Venue: UIC FORUM, Chicago, Illinois


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“Knockout Night at the D” Weights & Pictures from Las Vegas

by on Sep.30, 2016, under Press Releases


Roy Jones, Jr. Flanked by Hanzel Martinez (R) and Erik Ruiz - Photo by Manny “Mitts” Murillo / Roy Jones Jr. Boxing Promotions

Roy Jones, Jr. Flanked by Hanzel Martinez (R) and Erik Ruiz – Photo by Manny “Mitts” Murillo / Roy Jones Jr. Boxing Promotions

Hanzel Martinez 122 vs Erik Ruiz 121    – (Vacant WBA Super Bantamweight Championship)

Tony Lopez Jr. 118 vs Stephon Young 117   – (Vacant WBA-NABA Bantamweight Championship)

John Vera 154 vs Milorad Zizic 153.5

Randy Moreno 134 vs Fabian Alaniz 134.5

Jeremy Nichols 147.5 vs Marquis Hawthorn 146

Max Ornelas 118 vs Mulapi Enjani 116.5

Sal Lopez 131 vs Kenneth Taylor 129

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Artur Beterbiev To Face Isidro Prieto December 23rd at the Casino Du Lac Leamy

by on Sep.29, 2016, under Press Releases


MONTRÉAL – Ottawa and Outaouais boxing fans in Canada will receive a special Christmas gift when Montreal’s adopted son and the most dangerous world title challenger, Artur Beterbiev (10-0, 10 KOs), faces Paraguay slugger and reigning WBC Latino light heavyweight champion Isidro Ranoni Prieto (26-1-3, 22 KOs) in a real power punching affair, December 23 in Gatineau as part of the GYM Boxing Series, presented by the Casino de Lac Leamy in collaboration with Videotron.   Beterbiev is world ranked by all over the major sanctioning bodies: International Boxing Federation (IBF) #2, World Boxing Council (WBC) and World Boxing Association (WBA) #3, World Boxing Organization (WBO) #4, and The Ring magazine #6.   (continue reading…)

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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


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


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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