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Tickets Go On Sale Friday, Sept. 5 for Hopkins-Kovalev 11/8 at Boardwalk Hall

by on Aug.25, 2014, under Press Releases

Atlantic City, NJ (Aug. 22) – Since the August 4th official announcement of the Bernard “The Alien” Hopkins vs. Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev light heavyweight title unification fight, the boxing world has been waiting and wondering when and where the two will meet and put their respective titles on the line. The wait is over as Golden Boy Promotions and Main Events announced today that the fall’s most anticipated boxing event bout will take place Saturday, Nov. 8 at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, NJ live on HBO World Championship Boxing.

Tickets priced at $300, $200, $150, $100 and $50, plus applicable fees and service charges, go on sale on Friday, Sept. 5 at noon ET and will be available for purchase at the Boardwalk Hall box office, by calling Ticketmaster at (800) 736-1420 or online at

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Dibella Entertainment and Legend Boxing Sign Undefeated Alantez Fox

by on Aug.25, 2014, under Press Releases

NEW YORK – DiBella Entertainment (DBE) has announced the signing of undefeated junior middleweight prospect Alantez Fox to an exclusive co-promotional agreement with New Legend Boxing.
At 6’5″, Fox is a tall, slick boxer who literally stands head and shoulders above most of his 154lb. contemporaries. Having already built his record to 12-0-1 (4 KOs) with exceptional physical tools that include a 79-inch reach, the 22-year-old Fox is ready to take the division by storm as he climbs up the rankings. From Forestville, MD, Fox is trained by his father, Troy Fox, out of Lloyd Irvin MMA/Boxing Gym. (continue reading…)

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Donovan George Fights Through Broken Mitt, Drops a Few F-Bombs in Winning IBO Title, Chicago Style, at US Cellular Field

by on Aug.24, 2014, under Boxing News

By Juan C. Ayllon in the press box

Photos by Tomba Images

Donovan George, at right, attacks Dyah Davis en route to winning his IBO title.

Donovan George, at right, attacks Dyah Davis en route to winning his IBO Super Middleweight Title.

CHICAGO, August 23, 2014 — As an estimated crowd of 2,000 looked on, Don “Da Bomb”  George (25-4-2, 22 KOs, 167 lbs.) fought through the pain of a damaged hand in overcoming Coconut Creek, Florida’s determined Dyah Davis (22-4-1, 10 KOs, 167.2 lbs.).

Round one starts out fairly even. Engaged in some tight grappling and short bursts of punches, George lands a right that snaps back the head of Davis. Goerge ducks under a counter and jabs after Davis, who circles away. Davis glances with his right and ties up after receiving a heavier right in return. (continue reading…)

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Local UFC Star, Dennis Hallman, Makes Boxing Debut Tonight as Boxing Stars Looking to Shine at ‘Battle at the Boat 97′

by on Aug.23, 2014, under Boxing News

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TACOMA, WA Tacoma, WA, August 23, 2014 – Professional boxing returns to the Northwest tonight for an action packed seven bout card at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, WA. Local stars: Jeremy McCleary (4-0), Cameron Sevilla-Rivera (4-0, 4 KOs), and Harrison Bevens (2-0, 2 KOs) will all be returning in hopes of keeping their undefeated records intact while continuing to impress the local fight fight crowd in attendance. Also being featured on the card is local UFC star, Dennis “Superman” Hallman, who will be making his highly anticipated professional boxing debut. The main event will be announced early next week.

Tickets for Battle at the Boat 97, scheduled for Saturday, August 23rd at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, WA are on sale and can be purchased at the EQC box office and at all Ticketmaster outlets. Ticket prices start at $25. (continue reading…)

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Ola Afolabi Named Mandatory Defense for IBF Cruiserweight Champ Yoan Pablo Hernandez

by on Aug.23, 2014, under Boxing News



VENICE, CA, August 18, 2014 — OLA “Kryptonite” AFOLABI has been named the mandatory challenger by the International Boxing Federation (‘IBF’) to cruiserweight world champion YOAN PABLO HERNANDEZ.

According to the IBF, the world title bout must take place by December 31, 2014. (continue reading…)

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