PUBLIC IS INVITED TONIGHT
THURSDAY, JULY 24TH
Vargas will be defending his WBA Light Welterweight Title against unbeaten Anton Novikov August 2, 2014 at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
The Robert Garcia Boxing academy, with 2013 trainer of the year Robert Garcia along with WBO super featherweight champion Mikey Garcia, and fan favorite former WBA lightweight champion Brandon Rios have confirmed that they will appear and have a booth to Meet and Greet their fans at the inaugural Box Fan Expo this September at the Las Vegas Convention Center during the Mayweather vs Maidana rematch fight weekend.
One of the most exciting boxers in the world today faces Daniel Geale this weekend on HBO at Madison Square Garden. Victory could pave the way to huge match-up vs Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.
Rising Middleweight Superstar Gennady Gennadyevich Golovkin (29-0, 26 KO),
aka "GGG", returns to the ring this weekend against Daniel Geale (30-2, 16
KO) in what should be a very exciting fight.
OFFICIAL WEIGH-IN FOR FRIDAY NIGHT FIGHTS AT UIC PAVILION IN CHICAGO
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Haymarket Pub & Brewery
The official weigh-in for Friday, July 25's "Conquerors", live professional boxing broadcast worldwide on ESPN Friday Night Fights and presented by Warriors Boxing, 8 Count Productions, Seconds Out Promotions and Marines Promotions, will be held on Thursday, July 24 at 5:00 pm at the Haymarket Pub & Brewery, located at 737 W Randolph Street in Chicago.
The official weigh-in is open to the public and all fighters and event promoters will be available for interviews, autographs and photo opportunities. Haymarket Pub & Brewery features classic Belgian and contemporary American beer styles from brewing legend Pete Crowley.
Tickets for "Conquerors" are priced at VIP $151, VIP Ringside $101, Mezzanine $51 and General Admission $31 and can be purchased through Ticketmaster (Ticketmaster.com, 1-800-745-3000), the 8 Count Productions Offices: 312-622-7668 or the UIC Pavilion Box Office: 312-413-5740. More information at 8CountProductions.com. On fight night, doors open at 6 pm and the action starts at 7 pm.
LION FIGHT 17:
MALAIPET vs. JUSTIN GRESKIEWICZ 2
FRIDAY, AUGUST 1 AT FOXWOODS RESORT CASINO, PRESENTED LIVE ON AXS TV -
Starting at 9:00 p.m. ET
Tickets On Sale Now through Foxwoods.com
Lion Fight today announced a new main event for its August 1st event at Foxwoods Resort Casino, moving the anticipated rematch Mailaipet vs. Justin Greskiewicz 2 to the top of the card, and also announcing that one of the biggest stars in Muay Thai, Cosmo Alexandre, will compete against Thai Champion Jo Nattawut as LION FIGHT 17’s co-main event.
LION FIGHT 17 originally scheduled Thepnimit “Mr. Knock” Sitmonchai vs. Dean James for its August 1st main event. The organization had to seek a full replacement when Thepnimit “Mr. Knock” Sitmonchai encountered international travel issues involving his visa, while at the same time, Dean James incurred an injury in training. The decision was made to move the existing co-main event up as LION FIGHT 17’s headliner and pursue the co-main event matchup Alexandre vs. Nattawut.
Fight Network Presents Fury vs. Ustinov LIVE this Saturday at 2 p.m. ET
Fight Network, the world's premier 24/7
television channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports,
presents a live broadcast of the Frank Warren and Hennessy Sports-promoted
mega show from the Phones 4 U Arena in Manchester, U.K., as hard-hitting
British superstar Tyson Fury will face Belarusian power puncher Alexander
Mayweather Promotions was approved earlier today for a promoters license
at the Nevada State Athletic Commission monthly meeting in Las Vegas.
Former World Lightweight
champion Brandon Rios of Oxnard, Ca. works out with trainer Robert Garcia
during media day in Oxnard, Ca. for his eagerly-anticipated 2014 debut in
a 10-round welterweight main event against one-time interim world champion
Diego Chaves of Buenos Aires, Saturday, August 2 in the Chelsea at The
Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas and televised on HBO Boxing After Dark®.
THE WBC ANNOUNCES 2014 JOSÉ SULAIMÁN BOXERS FUND GRANT CYCLE
The World Boxing
Council (“WBC”) and Nevada Community Foundation (“NCF”) are pleased to
announce the opening of the 2014 grant cycle of the WBC José Sulaimán
Boxers Fund, formerly known as the WBC Boxers Foundation Fund.
Envisioned by the late WBC President José Sulaimán, with continued support from current President Mauricio Sulaimán, the Fund supports retired professional boxers who have fallen on hard times and are in demonstrable need of financial assistance. Thanks to the generosity of the WBC-affiliated promoters, sponsors, and the Selection Committee, the goal of the Fund is to award at least $150,000 this year. NCF, an independent charitable organization based in Las Vegas, Nevada administers the Fund.
It's time for the Class of 2014 Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame (NVBHOF) Induction Dinner & Awards Ceremony to be held August 9 at the New Tropicana Hotel in Las Vegas. This year has 18 inductees including Roberto Duran, George Foreman, Evander Holyfield, Cornelius Boza Edwards in the fighter category.
They came in various sizes and from different backgrounds. Some were
accomplished amateurs and well known; others weren’t. Yet all would become
household names in boxing, talented, respected world champions.
Undercard Announced for 'Conquerors', ESPN Friday Nights Fights Tripleheader at UIC Pavilion This Friday, July 25
No less than six big fights, featuring local fighting favorites against quality opponents in the welterweight or light welterweight divisions, are scheduled for the undercard of this Friday's stacked nationally televised tripleheader of worldwide-televised boxing from the UIC Pavilion in Chicago.
Gomez vs. Paris, a 10-round junior welterweight bout, is presented by Golden Boy Promotions and sponsored by Corona, O'Reilly Auto Parts and Golden Ram Group. The FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes broadcast airs live at 11:00 p.m. ET/8:00 p.m. PT.
Tickets, priced at $45, $35 and $25, are available for purchase at the Fantasy Springs Box Office, by calling 800-827-2946 or online at fantasyspringsresort.com.
With undefeated Bulgarian standout Krasimir
Mladenov (10-0) forced to withdraw from next month's "World Series of
Fighting 12: Palomino vs. Gonzalez" event, submission ace Kelvin Tiller
(6-0) has agreed to drop down to 195 pounds and meet Elvis Mutapcic (13-3)
in a catchweight affair.
UNDEFEATED IVAN MORALES TO BE FEATURED IN CO-MAIN EVENT AGAINST FELLOW COUNTRYMAN SERGIO FRIAS
ON FOX SPORTS 1 & FOX DEPORTES THIS FRIDAY, JULY 25, AT FANTASY SPRINGS RESORT CASINO IN INDIO, CALIF.
EXCITING UNDERCARD OF UNDEFEATED PROSPECTS ANNOUNCED
PLUS! LEGENDARY ERIK "EL TERRIBLE" MORALES TO MEET FANS IN ATTENDANCE
ESPN2 - July 25
HBO - July 26