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Evander Holyfield’s Real Deal Sports & Entertainment Signs Top Cruiser Prospect Fabio Turchi!

by on Aug.04, 2017, under Boxing News



NEW YORK CITY, August 4, 2017 — Evander Holyfield’s Real Deal Sports and Entertainment has signed top undefeated cruiserweight prospect FABIO “Stone Crusher” TURCHI, (12-0-0, 9 KO’s) of Florence, Italy, it was announced today by their COO, Eric Bentley and Turchi’s Italian promoter Mario Loreni.

Stated Bentley about the signing, “Real Deal Sports & Entertainment continues to scour the globe for the best talent, and we believe Fabio is a diamond in the rough. We are excited to work with Mario Loreni to develop Fabio into a world champion, and hopefully he is the first of many that we can co-promote with one another. Fabio is an incredible talent with a stellar amateur career and is on the fast-track to make noise in a loaded Cruiserweight division. Who better to learn from than the greatest cruiserweight in the history of the sport, co-owner of our company, Evander Holyfield.” (continue reading…)

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Evander Holyfield’s Real Deal Sports & Entertainment Signs Top Welterweight Contender Fredrick Lawson!

by on Aug.02, 2017, under Boxing News


New York City (August 1, 2017) Evander Holyfield’s Real Deal Sports and Entertainment has signed top welterweight contender Fredrick “El General Okunka” Lawson (25-1-0, 20 KO’s) to an exclusive promotional contract it was announced today by their COO, Eric Bentley and Fredrick’s manager Jacob Zwennes of Errol Hawk Sports Management of New Jersey in the United States.

Earlier this year, the heavy-handed Lawson returned to the ring with a plan to re-arrange the top of the 147lb. division.  Coming off an extended layoff after losing to Kevin Bizier in an IBF final eliminator in November 2015, Lawson bounced back with a win over Sakima Mullings of Jamaica on March 11, 2017 to claim the WBC International Silver Welterweight title at the new Bukom Boxing Arena in Accra, Ghana. (continue reading…)

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Mike Lee Going for 20-0 vs. Aaron Quattrocchi at Rosemont Rumble

by on Aug.02, 2017, under Boxing News

Friday, September 15, 2017

“The Dome at the Ballpark”

Rosemont, Illinois


Chicago, IL (August 1, 2017) Undefeated and World Ranked Light Heavyweight MIKE LEE, (19-0-0, 10 KO’s), will headline ROSEMONT RUMBLE: “GOING FOR 20-0” defending his USBA-IBF Light Heavyweight Title against AARON “The Quiet Storm” QUATTROCCHI, (10-1-1, 5 KO’s) in the 10-round main event on Friday, September 15 at “The Dome at the Ballpark” in Rosemont, Illinois and telecast live on CBS Sports Network (10:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. PT).

Presented by HITZ BOXING and ROUND 3 PRODUCTIONS, advance tickets for ROSEMONT RUMBLE: “GOING FOR 20-0” priced at $200, $150, $100 and $40, are now on sale through Also available are VIP Tables of 10 for $2,500. (continue reading…)

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