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Toka “T-Nice” Kahn-Clary Signs with Evander Holyfield’s Real Deal Sports & Entertainment

by on Jun.21, 2017, under Press Releases

Featherweight prospect back in action This Saturday on national television
CRANSTON, RI (June 20, 2017) – Featherweight prospect Toka “T Nice” Kahn-Clary (21-1, 15 KOs) has signed an exclusive promotional contract with new Hall-of-Famer Evander Holyfield’s Real Deal Sports & Management.

The Liberia-born Toka-Kahn, fighting out of Cranston, RI, makes his new promoter’s banner debut this Saturday night in the Real Deal Championship Boxing series televised opener on CBS Sports Network (10 p.m. ET start), airing live from Freedom Hall in Louisville, Kentucky. This event is part of six-week “I Am Ali” festival, concluding July 15, to honor the late, great Muhammad Ali in his hometown.

Kahn-Clary takes on dangerous Dominican Angel “El Gato” Luna (11-2, 6 KOs) in an eight-round featherweight bout. (continue reading…)

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Andre Ward TKO’s Sergey Kovalev in round 8 of a shocker!

by on Jun.21, 2017, under Boxing News

By Christopher Morgan

 

LAS VEGAS, NV, June, 17, 2017 – I couldn’t find a more apt word for what Andre Ward was able to accomplish on Saturday night over his most bitter rival Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev. Andre Ward isn’t known for stopping anyone –especially A level fighters.

When referee Tony Weeks stepped in and waived the fight over midway through the 8th round I jumped out of my seat in disbelief.  It was truly shocking to see. (continue reading…)

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Mike ‘Hollywood’ Jimenez, Donovan ‘Da Bomb’ George Co-Headline Rosemont Rumble!

by on Jun.20, 2017, under Boxing News

This Friday June 23rd at ‘The Dome at the Ballpark’

 Tickets Now On Sale!!

 

Chicago, IL (June 19, 2017) Chicago fan favorites MIKE “HOLLYWOOD” JIMENEZ, (20-1-1, 14 KO’s) and DONOVAN “DA BOMB” GEORGE, (25-7-2, 22 KO’s) will co-headline at the ROSEMONT RUMBLE in separate bouts this Friday, June 23 at “The Dome at the Ballpark” in Rosemont, Illinois, just outside of Chicago.

Jimenez battles ‘Son of the Legend’, AARON PRYOR JR., (19-10-2), of Cincinnati, Ohio in a rematch of their hotly contested draw from last year in Chicago in a 10-round super middleweight clash for the WBC Continental Americas Title. (continue reading…)

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Srisaket Sor Rungvisai vs. Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez Rematch Tops Triple Header Sat. Sept. 9th

by on Jun.17, 2017, under Boxing News

TELEVISED LIVE ON HBO BOXING AFTER DARK®

Gonzalez, seen here at right, landing a left hook to the chin of Cuadras (photo courtesy of K2 Promotions).

Gonzalez, seen here at right, landing a left hook to the chin of Cuadras (photo courtesy of K2 Promotions).

 

LOS ANGELES, CA (June 17, 2017) The Super Flyweight Division, long one of boxing’s most exciting, filled with many of the sports’ legendary superstars, will add another chapter into its annals of memorable evenings on Saturday, September 9.

WBC Super Flyweight World Champion SRISAKET SOR RUNGVISAI, (43-4-1, 39 KO’s), of Si Sa Ket, Thailand, defends his title against former champion “ROMAN “CHOCOLATITO” GONZALEZ (46-1-0, 38 KO’s), of Managua, Nicaragua, in a rematch of their epic battle this past March. The rematch headlines a tripleheader that will be televised live on HBO Boxing After Dark beginning at 10:15 p.m. ET/PT. (continue reading…)

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Daniel ‘Twitch’ Franco Suffers Serious Injury in Loss to Jose Haro!

by on Jun.13, 2017, under Boxing News

 

SLOAN, IA — Featherweight contender DANIEL ‘Twitch’ FRANCO suffered severe head injuries in his knockout loss to JOSE HARO on Saturday night, June 10th at the WinnaVegas Casino in Sloan, Iowa in a bout telecast on CBS Sports Network.

Following the eighth round stoppage, the popular 25-year-old Franco of Rancho Cucamonga, California was transported to a nearby hospital for emergency surgery to stop two brain bleeds. (continue reading…)

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