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Weigh-In’s Over, Fight’s On for Tonight’s Glolovkin-Wade Championship!

by on Apr.23, 2016, under Boxing News

Fights to be Shown on HBO free weekend special* 

 

Golovkin, at left, and Wade face off for the crowd at yesterday's weigh-in (photo by Chris Farina-K2 Promotions)

Golovkin (159 lbs.) at left, and Wade (159.6 lbs.) face off for the crowd at yesterday’s weigh-in (photo by Chris Farina-K2 Promotions)

LOS ANGELES, CA, April 22, 2016 — Boxing Superstar and Unified World Middleweight Champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin, 34-0 (31KO’s) and Undefeated Mandatory Challenger Dominic Wade, 18-0 (12KO’s) weigh in Friday in Los Angeles, California.

Boxing Superstar and Undefeated, Unified World Middleweight Champion Gennady, “GGG” Golovkin, 34-0 (31KO’s) will defend his titles (WBA, IBF, IBO and WBC “Interim’) against Undefeated Mandatory Challenger Dominic Wade, 18-0 (12KO’s) on Saturday, April 23 at the Fabulous Forum in the main event at UNDEFEATED. (continue reading…)

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New Haven’s Williams faces hard-hitting Woods May 13th

by on Apr.22, 2016, under Press Releases

Photos by Will Paul

Photos by Will Paul

PROVIDENCE – Five months following his triumphant Twin River Casino debut, New Haven, Conn., welterweight Jimmy Williams returns to Rhode Island on Friday, May 13th, 2016 in his toughest test to date.

The undefeated Williams (10-0-1, 5 KOs) puts his record on the line in a six-round bout against St. Petersburg, Fla., veteran Manny Woods (15-4-1, 5 KOs), who enters on a two-fight win streak and has won five of his last six bouts dating back to 2013.

The Williams-Woods showdown, which will be fought at a catch weight of 150 pounds, is part of CES Boxing’s stacked fight card at Twin River Casino, headlined by the highly anticipated main event showdown between Providence, R.I., standouts Peter Manfredo Jr. and Angel Camacho Jr.   (continue reading…)

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‘GGG’ Golovkin-Wade a Go, Go, Go as Thursday’s Final Presser a Thumbs Up!

by on Apr.22, 2016, under Boxing News

Middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin gives his thumbs up to the crowd (photo by Chris Farina/K2 Promotions)

Middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin gives his thumbs up to the crowd (photo by Chris Farina/K2 Promotions)

LOS ANGELES, CA, April 21, 2016 – Boxing Superstar and undefeated, unified World Middleweight Champion Gennady, “GGG” Golovkin, 34-0 (31KO’s) will defend his titles (WBA, IBF, IBO and WBC “Interim’) against Undefeated Mandatory Challenger Dominic Wade, 18-0 (12KO’s) on Saturday, April 23 at the Fabulous Forum in the main event at UNDEFEATED.

Co-featured will be Consensus #1 Pound-For-Pound Fighter and WBC Flyweight World Champion Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez, 44-0 (38KO’s) battling World Ranked Contender McWilliams Arroyo, 16-2 (14KO’s) of Puerto Rico. (continue reading…)

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Bryant “Peewee” Cruz Wins War on Broadway Boxing in Weschester; Murphy Wins In a Shutout

by on Apr.21, 2016, under Boxing News

Peewee (L) fire off the ropes - Photo by Ed Diller/ DiBella Entertainment

Peewee (L) fire off the ropes – Photo by Ed Diller/ DiBella Entertainment

WESTCHESTER RYE BROOK, NY  – On Wednesday night, DiBella Entertainment staged its popular Broadway Boxing series up north in the suburbs of Westchester County with an exciting card, in front of a passionate and lively crowd at the beautiful Hilton Westchester in Rye Brook, NY.

In the evening’s main event, junior lightweight prospect Bryant “Peewee” Cruz returned for the first time since his ShoBox appearance in December, engaging Mexican Moises Delgadillo in a thrilling eight-round war of attrition. (continue reading…)

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Tevin Farmer’s Plan For Felix Verdejo

by on Apr.21, 2016, under Press Releases

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NEW YORK – Newly crowned NABF super featherweight champion Tevin Farmer has been closely following the career of Puerto Rico’s Felix Verdejo for some time now. So when Farmer, who is promoted by Lou DiBella, read a recent article (http://www.boxingscene.com/felix-verdejos-trainer-not-pleased-with-recent-performance–103607) published on BoxingScene.com about the undefeated Verdejo, his manager and trainer Ricky Marquez, and his handlers, Top Rank, Farmer and his team came up with an idea.

In the article, Marquez openly complains about Verdejo’s recent performances, while his handlers discuss their displeasure over a lack of budget for finding suitable opponents to match against the Olympian. Verdejo has a scheduled June 11 HBO date at Madison Square Garden, on the eve of the Puerto Rican Day Parade in NYC, and no opponent has yet been named for the WBA #2, WBO #3, IBF #5 and WBC #11 ranked lightweight.   (continue reading…)

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