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K2 Promotions Celebrates Event, Fighter, Breakout Star, Historical Event, and Trainer Standouts

by on Dec.29, 2016, under Boxing News

Gennady Golovkin, at left, savages Kell Brooks.

Gennady Golovkin, at left, savages Kell Brooks.


LOS ANGELES, CA — K2 Promotions, guided by Managing Director Tom Loeffler, continued their 12-year legacy of promoting boxing’s biggest international events in 2016 featuring a number of the sports’ most popular and exciting fighters.

Below are the K2 Promotions nominees for the 2016 Year-End Boxing Awards. (continue reading…)

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Joe Smith Spoils Bernard Hopkins Final Fight, Knocking the Legend Out of the Ring

by on Dec.19, 2016, under Boxing News

Story by Christopher Morgan at ringside

LOS ANGELES, CA, December, 17, 2016 – Bernard Hopkins and Golden Boy promotions decided to develop and promote one final send-off to one of boxing’s most enduring legends. Over the last 28 years, Bernard Hopkins has been involved in and won the majority of his fights against the best fighters between 160 and 170 pounds.

The majority of the time Hopkins was an underdog in the eyes of the media and fans; before he relished in making a fool of everyone who doubted him. (continue reading…)

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Oleksandr Usyk Looks Ahead to Huge 2014 following KO of Venter

by on Dec.17, 2014, under Boxing News



KIEV, UKRAINE, December 16, 2014 — With a resounding ninth round knockout victory on Saturday night in Kiev, Ukraine, fast rising cruiserweight prospect OLEKSANDR USYK capped off a brilliant year improving his perfect record to 6-0 with six stoppages.

Fighting in front of a massive crowd at the Sport Palace which included former Heavyweight World Champion and promoter VITALI KLITSCHKO, the 2012 Olympic Gold Medalist battered South African veteran DANIE VENTER over the first eight stanzas before a barrage of punches called a halt to the fight at the 2:29 mark of the round. (continue reading…)

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Oleksandr Usyk Back at Battle Sat., Dec. 13th vs. Danie Venter!

by on Dec.08, 2014, under Boxing News



KIEV, UKRAINE — 2012 Olympic Heavyweight Gold Medalist OLEKSANDR USYK makes his sixth pro start against South African veteran DANIE VENTER on Saturday, December 13th at the Sport Palace in Kiev, Ukraine.

Boasting a destructive record of 5-0-0 with five knockouts, Usyk has quickly become one of boxing’s hottest prospects. (continue reading…)

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Former Olympic Gold Medalist Oleksandr Usyk Stops Cesar Crenz in 4

by on Jun.02, 2014, under Boxing News

Photos By K2 Promotions Ukraine



ODESSA, UKRAINE, May 31, 2014 — 2012 Olympic Heavyweight Gold Medalist OLEKSANDR USYK won his fourth professional fight this evening with a dominant fourth round stoppage of Argentinian veteran CESAR DAVID “El Ruso” CRENZ in front of a packed house at the Sport Palace in Odessa, Ukraine.

Dominating Crenz with a terrific jab and piston like power shots, the southpaw Usyk controlled the action from the opening bell. (continue reading…)

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