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World Ranked Hwt. Prince Charles Martin Fights on Saturday in Phoenix

by on Feb.24, 2015, under Boxing News



LOS ANGELES, CA, Los Angeles, February 23, 2015 — Undefeated and world ranked heavyweight “Prince” Charles Martin will return to battle this Saturday night, Feb. 28 against heavy handed Brazilian slugger Raphael Zumbano Love in a scheduled 10-round battle at the famed Celebrity Theatre in Phoenix, Arizona.

Currently ranked #5 by the World Boxing Organization and #9 by the International Boxing Federation, Martin, 19-0-1 (17KO’s) will be closing camp in Big Bear Lake, California in the coming days. (continue reading…)

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Heavyweight ‘Mean’ Gene Hill Headlines ‘Battle On The Mainland’ March 13th

by on Feb.24, 2015, under Boxing News

By Karl Hegman


Battle of the Mainland

Heavyweight Bomber “Mean” Gene Hill 30 – 1 (20 KO’s) faces tough trial horse Kertson Manswell 24 – 10 (18 KO’s) in the Main Event of Savarese Promotions’ “Battle Of The Mainland” March 13th at the Charles Doyle Convention Center 2010 5th Ave N, Texas City, TX, 77590.

Manswell represents the “Dickinson Destroyer’s” most experienced opponent to date. Manswell has fought both WBC Heavyweight title claimant Deontay Wilder and former WBC title claimant Bermane Stiverne, as well as WBA title claimant Ruslan Chagaev. (continue reading…)

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Kovalev vs. Pascal Conference Call Quotes

by on Feb.24, 2015, under Press Releases

Krusher and Pascal -  Photo by David Spagnolo/ Main Events

Krusher and Pascal -
Photo by David Spagnolo/ Main Events

Sergey Kovalev, WBO, WBA and IBF Light Heavyweight World Champion
I am waiting for March 14. This day for me mean a lot. This is the first time defending two of my titles. I am sure it will be a really great boxing date on HBO.
Pascal will be the hugest opponent in my career. I fought top guys.
[On common opponents Darnell Boone and Bernard Hopkins] Any fight is different because opponents are different on different dates. I can win somebody very easy but then can be very hard for somebody else. Pascal had problems with Hopkins but I beat him easy. It depends on the situation. It will be interesting what will happen March 14. Jean Pascal will see a problem. (continue reading…)

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Fight Network weekly boxing programming schedule (Feb. 23-Mar. 1)

by on Feb.23, 2015, under Press Releases

Below find highlights of this week’s programming:
Monday, Feb. 23
11:00 p.m. ET — InterBox Classics: Mosley vs. Stone – Featuring Shane Mosley vs. Adrian Stone from July 21, 2001 in Las Vegas, NV.
Tuesday, Feb. 24
6:00 p.m. ET – KOTV Boxing Classics – Reliving memorable boxing fights from the past two decades.
11:00 p.m. ET – GFL: Best Battles 4 – Highlights from boxing, as well as MMA and kickboxing, events showcasing memorable knockouts and submissions. (continue reading…)

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Trainer Joe Goossen high on Cuban prospect Marcos Forestal

by on Feb.23, 2015, under Press Releases

CORK, Ireland  – Veteran boxing trainer Joe Goossen is high on Cuban super bantamweight prospect Marcos Forestal (1-0, 1 KO), especially after the former amateur star’s professional debut February 13, in which he put 56-fight veteran Ignac “The Test” Kassai to sleep in the second round of their fight in Queens, New York.
A three-time Cuban National champion, the 25-year-old Forestal defeated 2012 Olympic gold medalist Robeisy Rameriez 14 months ago and was unbeaten in three World Series of Boxing matches for undefeated 2014 team champion Cuba Domadores before he defected to the United States last April. (continue reading…)

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