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Top Loaded ShoBox Tomorrow Night, Featuring Rising Local Heavyweight Trey Lippe Morrison, Son Of The Duke

by on Sep.22, 2016, under Press Releases

Tickets On Sale!

NEW YORK – This Friday, DiBella Entertainment and Tony Holden Productions in association with Fight Promotions Inc. and Roc Nation Sports present an exciting ShoBox: The New Generation quadrupleheader, live on SHOWTIME (10pm ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast) from Buffalo Run Casino in Miami, OK.

“I am thrilled to bring another great card back to the beautiful Buffalo Run Casino, which is the home of Trey Lippe Morrison and has become a second home for Ivan Baranchyk,” said Lou DiBella, President of DiBella Entertainment. “This is yet another sensational ShoBox card and I am proud to promote it as part of one of boxing’s finest series.” (continue reading…)

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Houston Boxing Trainer Roy Ortega Passes

by on Sep.22, 2016, under Boxing News

By Karl Hegman

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The Bayou City lost an important and influential boxing figure in Roy Ortega Sr. this past Tuesday, September 20th.

Ortega was the Assistant Trainer at the Elite Boxing Academy under Rudy Silva and was instrumental in the development and success of many of Houston’s Top Amateur Champions including 2012 Olympic Bronze Medalist and 2014 World Amateur Champion Marlen Esparza. (continue reading…)

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Dibella Entertainment Adds Olympic Alternate Joseph William To Stable of Light Heavyweights

by on Sep.21, 2016, under Press Releases

 Remainder of 175lb. Roster Stays Active, as “Hot Rod” and Peterkin Await ShoBox Showdown    

NEW YORK – With much attention in boxing focused on the light heavyweight division, DiBella Entertainment (DBE) has continued to build up its roster with a slew of rising prospects and established contenders at that weight. DBE has added to its impressive stable by signing undefeated light heavyweight prospect Joseph Williams (10-0, 7KOs), of Far Rockaway, Queens, NY.

“I am very happy to have signed with Lou DiBella,” said Williams. “My team and I believe that I have the ability to become the best light heavyweight in all of boxing. I know that Lou will provide me the platform and the opportunities to accomplish that.”   (continue reading…)

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Undefeated Olympians Lenin Castillo and Jonathan Alonso Pick Up Victories Over The Weekend In Dominican Republic

by on Sep.20, 2016, under Press Releases

NEW YORK - DiBella Entertainment’s (DBE) undefeated former Olympians Lenin Castillo and Jonathan Alonso picked up impressive victories over the weekend in the Dominican Republic. The light heavyweight Castillo (15-0-1, 10KO’s) scored a second-round KO over Colombian Jose Miguel Torres (31-9, 27KO’s) while the super lightweight Alonso (11-0, 4KO’s) pounded out an eight-round unanimous decision over Venezuelan Jherson Perez (5-3, 3KO’s).

For the Spaniard Alonso, who was born and raised in the Dominican Republic but represented Spain in the 2012 Olympic Games, it was a triumphant homecoming, having only fought in Spain and the US since turning pro in 2014. Alonso, who now lives and trains full-time in Brooklyn, has shown steady improvement throughout his first two years as a pro, and will be looking to keep a busy pace as he continues to move up the ranks of the talented 140lb. division. He is expected to return stateside for his next bout before the end of the year.   (continue reading…)

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Integrated Sports Media secures Vasquez, Jr.-Lopez PPV rights in U.S. and Puerto Rico for Oct. 8 grudge match Live from San Juan, Puerto Rico 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT

by on Sep.19, 2016, under Press Releases


TENAFLY, NJ - Integrated Sports Media, North America’s undisputed leader of pay-per-view distribution of major boxing events, has secured the rights to for the much anticipated showdown between former world champions Wilfredo”Papito”  Vazquez, Jr. and Juan Manuel “JuanMa” Lopez, headlining “Guerra En El Clemente,” Saturday night, October 8, live from San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Guerra En El Clemente: Vasquez Jr. Lopez, presented by Black Tiger Media, will be distributed by Integrated Sports Media live, starting at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT,  in the United States and Puerto Rico on both cable and satellite pay per view on iN Demand, DISH, DIRECTV and Vubiquity.  The event will also be available to watch across Canada on Fight Network, as well as via Fite TV app for iOS and Androide devises or watch on the www.Fite.TV website.  Suggested retail price is $29.95.   (continue reading…)

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