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Open to the Public This Friday: Second Annual Chicago’s Boxers Reunion

by on Aug.17, 2016, under Boxing News

Former WBC Light Heavyweight Champion, Montell Griffin, is among those scheduled to attend the boxing reunion.

Former WBC Light Heavyweight Champion, Montell Griffin, is among those scheduled to attend the Chicago’s Boxer’s Reunion.

MERRIONETTE PARK, IL — On Friday August 19th at the Bourbon Street night club in the southwest suburbs of Chicago, the second annual Chicago Boxer’s Reunion will convene. The reunion is the brainchild of former Chicago amateur sensation Vince ‘Rock’ Hudson, who has organized the reunion in his efforts to bring together these great combatants from pug-alley who have lost touch with one another for one rocking hash session.

Not to be confused with some members only event, this reunion is open to not only the fighter, but also the announcers, the officials, the writers and of course the fan of Chicago boxing. (continue reading…)

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McCall-Oquendo IBF Intercontinental Heavyweight Title Clash Tomorrow Night Live on GFL

by on Dec.06, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Important Heavyweight showdown headlines exciting night of boxing this Tuesday; plus world ranked Welterweight Brad Solomon in action

HOLLYWOOD, FLA/ NEW YORK, December 6, 2010 — TOMORROW night, a crossroads heavyweight fight between former Heavyweight champion Oliver McCall and former world title challenger Fres Oquendo will take place with huge implications for the winner.  The bout will headline a card from the beautiful Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida and will be seen around the world, LIVE on

The bout will be for the IBF Intercontinental Heavyweight championship. (continue reading…)

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iBN Sports Partners with Crown Boxing to Bring Viewers Expanded Boxing Coverage

by on Aug.03, 2009, under Boxing News, Press Releases

First pay-per-view broadcast to be the McCall versus Lawrence fight for the IBA Undisputed Heavyweight Belt

FOOTHILL RANCH, CA, July 28, 2009 — iBN Sports, an internet broadcast sports television network, has partnered with Frank Luca’s Crown Boxing to bring expanded pay-per-view boxing coverage to the iBN Sports Al Bernstein Boxing Channel. The partnership provides Crown Boxing the opportunity to expand its reach by broadcasting live events online hosted by Al Bernstein at The first event will feature a bout between Oliver “Atomic Bull” McCall and Franklin “Yah-Yah” Lawrence in a battle for the IBA Heavyweight Belt at Orleans Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on Friday, August 21.

“The Crown Boxing shows are competitive and exciting, and that’s the kind of boxing we want to bring the fans on iBN Sports,” says Al Bernstein. “I’m looking forward to being ringside for these matches and I am delighted we can show them on the Al Bernstein Boxing Channel.” (continue reading…)

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Oliver McCall, Son Elijah, to Box on Same Show

by on Jun.30, 2009, under Boxing News, Press Releases

LAS VEGAS — Heavyweight Elijah McCall along with his father will make History again. Elijah will appear on the August 21st card in a Heavyweight Fight. The only difference this time is his father Oliver the current IBA Heavyweight (Continental Belt) Champion will wear the Belt into the ring.           

 Oliver McCall will defend his Continental Belt against Franklin Lawrence of Indianapolis , Indiana the former IBA Heavyweight (Continental Belt) Champion. (continue reading…)

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McCall and Son Set for Same Card

by on May.13, 2009, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Oliver McCall

Oliver McCall

CROWN BOXING INC. Las Vegas, NV, heads into the final week before their IBA Heavyweight Championship match between three time World Champion Oliver McCall against the current Australian Champion John Hopoate from Sydney, Australia.

The fighters are in training camps respectfully, McCall in Las Vegas, and Hopoate in California. Both contestants will arrive in Las Vegas this Sunday at The Orleans Hotel and Casino and will resume training in Las Vegas. The press conference will be held Wednesday, May 20, at The Orleans Hotel and Casino when both men will finally meet each other face to face. (continue reading…)

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