WE ARE ON VACATION.
NEW TRAINER CONFIDENT
A NEW MIKE JONES WILL SHOW UP
SATURDAY AT BALLY’S ATLANTIC CITY
Former world-title challenger Mike Jones wrapped up his
preparations yesterday at the Top Rank Gym in Las Vegas for Saturday’s
10-round comeback fight against Jaime Herrera, of Franklin Park, IL, at
Bally’s Atlantic City.
CHAMPION VS. CHAMPION!
MANNY PACQUIAO AND CHRIS ALGIERI
BATTLE FOR THE WELTERWEIGHT TITLE
Saturday, November 22 at The Venetian Macao
Presented Live by HBO Pay-Per-View®
Two-Week 27,273-Mile Int'l Media Tour
Starts This Monday! August 25
Macau, Shanghai, San Francisco,
Las Vegas, Los Angeles and New York
Fighter of the Decade Congressman MANNY “Pacman” PACQUIAO, boxing 's only eight-division world champion, defends his World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight title against New York's undefeated WBO junior welterweight champion CHRIS ALGIERI, who has Bachelor of Science degree in Health Care Management, a Masters degree in Clinical Nutrition and a Ph.D. in Upsets Inside the Ring. Promoted by Top Rank® and Sands China Ltd., in association with MP Promotions, Joe DeGuardia's Star Boxing, Banner Promotions and Tecate, the Pacquiao vs. Algieri world welterweight championship event will take place Saturday, November 22, at The Venetian® Macao's Cotai Arena. It will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET / 6:00 p.m. PT.
Why Manny Pacquiao will go for early KO win against Chris Algieri
"Mighty Mo" headlines Paulie Ayala's August 22nd show Benefiting
Boys & Girls Clubs
Light Welterweight "Mighty Mo" Maurice Hooker (14-0-2, 10KO) out of Maple Ave Boxing Gym in Dallas will face Carlos Valenzuela (6-0, 3KO) from Sonora, Mexico in a 6 round affair as the headliner for the Scott G Sherman Boxing at the Ballroom on Friday, August 22nd at the Renaissance Worthington Hotel in downtown Fort Worth, Texas. This annual event is promoted by Paulie Ayala Productions, led by 2x World Champion Paulie Ayala, and is aptly named after Ayala's late manager Scott Sherman. The proceeds will benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Fort Worth.
MARCOS MAIDANA, LEO SANTA CRUZ & ALFREDO ANGULO HOST MEDIA ROUNDTABLE IN CARSON, CALIF., AHEAD OF "MAYHEM: MAYWEATHER VS. MAIDANA 2"
Marcos "El Chino" Maidana, the former welterweight world champion who gets his highly anticipated rematch with Floyd "Money" Mayweather in the main event of "MAYHEM: Mayweather vs. Maidana 2" on Saturday, Sept. 13 live on SHOWTIME PPV®, met with media members in Carson, Calif., last Saturday at StubHub Center and took part in an interview on the SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING telecast. Joining Maidana at the media roundtable were two-division world champion Leo "Terremoto" Santa Cruz,and Alfredo "El Perro" Angulo, both of whom are on the pay-per-view undercard on Sept. 13.
The sports agency co-founded by Jay Z has hired David Itskowitch, a
respected boxing executive and promoter with nearly two decades of
experience, to be the chief operating officer of its boxing division,
according to ESPN.
BILV sat down with "Machine Gun" Mike Jones earlier today as he was wrapping up his training and will be fighting this Saturday, August 23 at Bally’s Atlantic City, in a 10-round welterweight fight against Jaime Herrera, 11-2, 6 KOs and will be promoted by Peltz Boxing.
IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook could fight Floyd Mayweather next year, according to promoter Eddie Hearn.
Sheffield's Brook, 28,
beat Shawn Porter on points on Saturday and is set to defend his title for
the first time at Sheffield Arena on 6 December.
New wave of Canadian prospects
A new wave of Canadian boxing prospects was showcased this past weekend in Quebec City by Eye of the Tiger Management (EOTTM) on its popular Fight Night Series.
During the past few years, EOTTM has developed a strong stable of world-class fighters, promoting and/or managing the likes of World Boxing Council (WBC) heavyweight champion Bermane "B. Ware" Stiverne (24-1-1, 21 KOs), world title challengers Dierry "Dougy Style" Jean (26-1, 18 KOs) and Antonin Decarie (30-2, 9 KOs), and leading contenders lightweight Ghislain "Mani" Maduma (16-1, 10 KOs) and middleweight David Lemieux (30-2, 30 KOs
MAYWEATHER PROMOTIONS CONFIRMS PARTICIPATION AT THE INAUGURAL BOX FAN EXPO AT THE LAS VEGAS CONVENTION CENTER
ESPN2 - Aug 22