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RETURNING TO LAS VEGAS SEPTEMBER 12

 

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PBC on CBS
6/21/15

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7/25/15

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4/4/15
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6/20/15
GONZALEZ-RUSSELL
3/28/15
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4/3/15
THURMAN-GUERRERO
3/7/15
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1/17/15
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2/13/15
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11/21/14
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12/15/14
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10/18/14
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10/31/14
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9/13/14
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July 31, 2015

TYSON TO PRESENT ALI AT NVBHOF

 

 

 

SUPERSTAR "IRON" MIKE TYSON TO PRESENT MUHAMMAD ALI FOR INDUCTION INTO THE NEVADA BOXING HALL OF FAME  

 

Next Saturday!  August 8, at Caesars Palace  

 

Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson became the latest mega-star to announce that he will attend the third annual Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame’s induction gala, which will take place in eight days, Next Saturday! August 8, at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.               Tyson, a member of the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame’s inaugural class in 2013, will present “The Greatest,” Muhammad Ali, for induction.              

Tyson joins legends Floyd Mayweather Jr., Marvelous Marvin Hagler, Sugar Ray Leonard, Lennox Lewis, Felix “Tito” Trinidad, Marco Antonio Barrera, Roger Mayweather and Eddie Mustafa Muhammad who will attend the popular charity event.              

Remaining Tickets for the August 8 induction ceremony are $300, $175 and $75 and are fully tax deductible as the NVBHOF is an IRS 501 (c)3 charity. They can be purchased online at the Hall's website, nvbhof.com.

 

WEIGHTS FROM TEXAS

 


Photo Chris Farina/Top Rank

 

Saturday, August 1, UniMas will air at 11p ET/PT a "Solo Boxeo Tecate" card featuring world-ranked bantamweight CHRIS AVALOS (25-3, 19 KOs), of California, vs. Filipino REY PEREZ (19-6, 4 KOs) in a 10-round bout. Also on the card: super featherweight CASEY RAMOS (19-0, 5 KOs), of Austin, Texas, vs. Mexico's DANIEL EVANGELISTA, JR. (17-5-1, 13 KOs) in an 8-round scrap.
 
weights:
Avalos 126.25 vs  Perez 125.25
Ramos 132 vs  Evangelista 130.25
Clarence Booth 141.5 vs  Marco Antonio Lopez 139.25 
Erick De Leon 131.25 vs Daniel Perales 130.25  

 

THOMPSON SAYS DRUGS SHOULD BE LEGALIZED

 

The American heavyweight maintains his innocence despite it emerging this week that he failed a drugs test after his July 2013 win over David Price – a defeat which derailed the British Olympic medalist’s career. He insists banned substance hydrochlorothiazide entered his system through medication for high blood pressure. But Thompson feels performance enhancing drugs are so common that the answer is to accept their use. He said: “Doping in any sport, but especially boxing, you have the people with money. The haves, the people with money, are using all the drugs they want.

“They’re able to cheat and get away with it, so as a way to combat that, everybody can take whatever it is they want and declare it. “That way you give your opponent an opportunity to agree to the fight or don’t agree to the fight. “They know damn well that some of the top people that fight are still doing drugs and they’re not doing anything about it because they can’t catch them. “As long as it don’t kill a person or anything like that, you should be able to take whatever it is you want to take, but again, you tell your opponent. “You look at the bodies, of some of these guys, at some of these advanced ages and you tell me, is it not a little fishy?”

 

JENNINGS TURNS DOWN ORTIZ FIGHT

JENNINGS (MANAGER) TURNS DOWN ORTIZ FIGHT

by Dan Rafael, ESPN Senior Writer 

The Gennady Golovkin-David Lemieux middleweight unification fight, set for Oct.17 on HBO PPV at Madison Square Garden in New York has been universally embraced by boxing fans based on comments and questions about the fight and card to me on Twitter, Facebook and in my weekly chat. That is hard to do these days -- to get boxing fans to agree on anything -- but this really is a terrific matchup that is happening at the right time for both fighters. One of the things that makes the event even more appealing is that K2 Promotions and Golden Boy, who are co-promoting it, are trying to make a very fan-friendly undercard.

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STAR BOXING SUES ROC NATION

 

Bronx-based boxing promoter Star Boxing is suing Jay Z’s Roc Nation Sports for trying to lure a world champion middleweight away from his contract, only to cancel a $750,000 bout and dump the fighter. Star Boxing says in its $10million Manhattan Supreme Court suit that Roc Nation was in talks to sign Demetrius Andrade as its first fighter last September. Roc Nation promised to pay Star $2 million to buy out Andrade’s exclusive contract — and also pledged to pay the former Olympian $550,000 to cancel a fight against Jermell Charlo in December 2014 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, court papers say. The bout would have aired on Showtime. Roc Nation told Andrade he could make more than the $550,000 he had been offered by Star Boxing with another fight they had set up for HBO, the suit says. Reps for Roc even invited Andrade and his family to the company’s Manhattan headquarters on Nov. 18, 2014, when he met Jay Z and other execs, the suit says. But Roc suddenly decided not to pursue Andrade, 27, and refused to pay him for canceling the Showtime bout, the suit says. Star Boxing says it has ruined their relationship with Showtime, and Andrade is now damaged goods. The suit also seeks unspecified damages to punish Roc for acting “willfully, maliciously, recklessly, wantonly and with intent to injure Star Boxing.” A spokeswoman for Roc Nation declined to comment , but a company source claimed it never pursued Andrade.

 

DOUG GLENDINNING PASSES AWAY

 

William D. "Doug" Glendinning, of Henderson, passed away Saturday, July 25, 2015, following a sudden decline in health. 
He moved to Las Vegas in 1980 and began to work with Caesar's Palace in special events. He helped to orchestrate the record-breaking outdoor fight between Larry Holmes and Jerry Cooney in 1981. Doug continued his boxing career in a stint with Top Rank and then became a consultant, selling HBO closed circuit fights to venues across the city. He was an avid golfer, sports fan and, in recent years, he loved his fantasy sports.
No services are scheduled.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

July 30, 2015

FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE TO BE STREAMED

 

 

PREMIER BOXING CHAMPIONS ON ESPN

FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE

 

B.B. KING BLUES CLUB AND GRILL

THURSDAY, JULY 30 AT 12:00 NOON ET/9AM PT

 

Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN final press conference before the  Saturday, August 1 event featuring Danny "Swift" Garcia taking on Paulie "The Magic Man" Malignaggi and Daniel "The Miracle Man" Jacobs defending his middleweight world title against Sergio "The Latin Snake" Mora, live from Barclays Center at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT.                        
The fighters will be joined by Oscar-nominated actress & PBC on ESPN  personality Rosie Perez.

Tickets for the live event, which is promoted by DiBella Entertainment in  association with Swift Promotions, are priced at $250, $150, $120, $75 and $45, not including applicable service charges and taxes, and are on sale now. Tickets are available at www.barclayscenter.com www.ticketmaster.com  and at the American Express Box Office at Barclays Center. To charge by phone, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. For group tickets, please call 855-GROUP-BK.

 

JUDAH CONFIRMS ATTENDANCE

 

 

5-TIME WORLD CHAMPION ZAB "SUPER" JUDAH & "THRONE" CLOTHING BRAND CONFIRMED FOR SECOND ANNUAL BOX FAN EXPO
SATURDAY, SEPT. 12 IN LAS VEGAS 

 

Five-time world champion Zab Judah and his "THRONE" clothing brand will appear and have a booth at the Las Vegas Convention Center for the second annual Box Fan Expo that will take place Saturday Sept. 12, 2015. The Boxing Expo will coincide with Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s last fight and Mexican Independence weekend. Judah, a superstar and future legend in the sport of boxing, has won five world titles between the light welterweight and welterweight divisions and is a former undisputed World Welterweight Champion.    Judah will also have on hand his brand of clothing, "THRONE",which was a big success at last year's Box Fan Expo. He will also have other merchandise to sell for his fans to enjoy.   Judah joins James Toney, Sergio Martinez, Shawn Porter, Mia St. John, Terry Norris, Joel Casamayor, Fernando Vargas, Ruslan Provodnikov, Peter Quillin and the World Boxing Council (WBC) among early commitments to this year's Box Fan Expo.

Last year's inaugural Box Fan Expo featured some of the most popular fighters and boxing celebrities in recent history. Fans were treated to visits with Mike Tyson, Roy Jones Jr, Martinez, Amir Khan, Judah, Mikey Garcia,Toney, Riddick Bowe, Leon Spinks Terry Norris, Porter, Chris Byrd, Jesse James Leija, Lamon Brewster, Ray Mercer, Earnie Shavers, St-John, Erislandy Lara, Quillin, Jean Pascal and Austin Trout. Also appearing were current WBC Champion Deontay Wilder, the charismatic Vinny Pazienza, Paul Williams, noted commentator Al Bernstein and trainer Roger Mayweather of Mayweather Promotions.

Tickets to the Box Fan Expo are available online at: http://www.boxfanexpo.eventbrite.com 

 

SANTA CRUZ-MARES CLEAR 30 DAY WEIGH IN

 

WBC super bantamweight champion, Leo Santa Cruz, and the three times former world titleholder Abner Mares both passed the WBC mandated 30 day pre-weigh-in with flying colors prior to their clash on August 29th at the Staples Center of Los Angeles, California. Mares was 133.8 lbs. While Santa Cruz was 132 lbs.

 

RJJ SIGNS ONE YEAR DEAL WITH LATV

 

Boxing legend Roy Jones Jr. and his promotional company, Roy Jones Jr. Boxing, have just announced a one-year deal to air a monthly boxing series on Latino Alternative Television (LATV). The telecasts will air on Friday nights starting at 7PM PST. LATV is available in 42 million homes across the USA and Puerto Rico. Commentators for the LATV series will be Rich Marotta, Fernando Paramo and Marcelino Avila Sosa. LATV will televise Roy Jones Jr. Boxing’s next event scheduled to take place at the Fort McDowell Casino/ We-Ko-Pa Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona on August 15. “Junior” NABF middleweight champion Louis Rose 12-2 will be defending his title against Andrew “Hurricane” Hernandez 10-1 in the main event scheduled for 8 rounds.

 

MATTHYSSE VS POSTOL LANDS AT STUB HUB

 

On October 3, one the most exciting fighters and fearsome punchers in boxing, Lucas “La Máquina” Matthysse (37-3, 34 KOs) will take on the dangerous and undefeated Viktor “The Iceman” Postol (27-0, 11 KOs) for the vacant WBC World Super Lightweight Championship at Stub Hub Center in Carson, Calif. Presented by Golden Boy Promotions in association with Arano Box Promotions, Top Rank, Inc. and ELITE Boxing Promotion, the championship event will be televised live on HBO Boxing After Dark beginning at 10:15 p.m. ET/PT.
Tickets for Matthysse vs. Postol are priced at $150, $75, $50 and $25, plus applicable taxes, fees and services charges, and go on sale Friday, July 31 at 10 a.m. PT. Tickets can be purchased at AXS.com, by phone at (888-929-7849), and at Stub Hub Center Box Office (Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. PT to 6 p.m. PT).  VIP Suites are available by calling 877-604-8777.  For more information on group discounts or VIP packages, call 877-234-8425

 

SUPER SPORT 7 TO TELEVISE SATURDAYS FIGHT

 

English television SuperSport 7 will cross to New York at 3am on Sunday for the action.
The Brooklyn fight card is headed by former WBA and WBC super-lightweight champion Danny Garcia against New Yorker Paulie Malignaggi, who is almost as famous for his commentary as he is for his boxing. Garcia is one of the sport’s potential superstars, unbeaten in 30 fights with a slew of big-name victories. Among his victims are Amir Khan, Lucas Matthysse and Zab Judah, although he got lucky in his last fight, squeaking a decision against Lamont Peterson and in most peoples eyes lost a decision to Mauricio Herrera but got the decision anyway. “I laugh at it (criticism) all of the time because eight of my last 10 opponents are current or former world champions,” said Garcia. “Name a young fighter in the game who has fought eight of their last 10 fights against former or current world champions and won? I can’t name one. Or one who is 27-years-old like me?” After fiddling around at catchweight, he finally steps up to welterweight against one of the division’s poster boys. Malignaggi is a former two-time champion, but at 35 his best days are considered past him. However, he is slick and crafty and will surely treat this fight as his final crack at re-entering the elite ranks.

On the undercard, “The Miracle Man,” Daniel Jacobs, the WBA middleweight champion, looks to continue his knockout streak against former champion Sergio Mora. Jacobs has reeled off nine consecutive knockouts since being stopped by Dmitry Pirog in July 2010. With his fifth-round stoppage of Jarrod Fletcher in Brooklyn in August, Jacobs became the sport’s first-known cancer survivor to win a world title. Mora first gained national attention when he won the first season of reality TV show The Contender by defeating Peter Manfredo Jr in 2005.

 

TRAINER LEN WOODHALL PASSES AWAY

 

Tributes have poured in across the boxing world for legendary boxing coach Len Woodhall, who has died. Woodhall trained more than 60 championship-holding fighters across a career which spanned more than 50 years. He most famously guided his son Richie to the WBC super-middleweight crown in 1998. He helped open Wellington Boxing Academy and was one of the club's main trainers. Head coach Mo Fiaz said: "He will be sadly missed by everybody at our gym. "He was there all the time training people and there must be thousands of kids that he has turned into decent boxers over the years. He was always very calm and had an affinity for training young people, but we also do keep fit classes and he'd take people of 40 and 50 years old on the pads as well. "People used to light up when he walked into the gym and, if it wasn't for him, I don't think there would be a Wellington Boxing Academy now. "We have 33 registered boxers and up to 60 people training there five days a week now. "He has been like a father figure to me. I have been with him since I was 15 years old when I started boxing "He was the coach there and he is responsible for me getting into the sport." Those paying tribute on Twitter included current world title challenger Tony Bellew.

 

July 29, 2015

ROSIE PEREZ & AL BERNSTEIN TO HOST

 

 

 

ACTRESS ROSIE PEREZ, PROMINENT BROADCASTER AL BERNSTEIN CHOSEN TO HOST THIRD ANNUAL  NEVADA BOXING HALL OF FAME GALA  

 

Saturday, August 8, at Caesars Palace

 

Remaining Gala Tickets Available via      WWW.NVBHOF.Com                  

 

Rich Marotta, the president and chief executive officer of the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame, announced Wednesday that Academy Award-nominated actress Rosie Perez and International Boxing Hall of Fame broadcaster Al Bernstein will serve as the Master of Ceremonies for the third annual Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame induction dinner on Saturday, August 8, at Caesars Palace.   Remaining Tickets for the August 8 induction ceremony are $300, $175 and $75 and are fully tax deductible as the NVBHOF is an IRS 501 (c)3 charity. They can be purchased online at the Hall's website, nvbhof.com.

 

Full Story and list of attendees

 

WORKOUT QUOTES

 

 


Photo Ed Diller/DiBella Entertainment

 

Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN featured fighters were joined by local Brooklyn favorites featured on this Saturday's undercard for a media workout at Gleason's Gym in advance of their respective showdowns at Barclays Center.   Saturday's headlining event features undefeated star Danny "Swift" Garcia (30-0, 17 KOs) as he takes on two-time world champion from Brooklyn Paulie "The Magic Man" Malignaggi (33-6, 7 KOs) in a 12-round welterweight tilt. Televised coverage begins at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT as Brooklyn's Daniel "The Miracle Man" Jacobs (29-1, 26 KOs) defends his middleweight world title against former world champion Sergio "The Latin Snake" Mora (28-3-2, 9 KOs).  

Tickets for the live event, which is promoted by DiBella Entertainment in association with Swift Promotions, are priced at $250, $150, $120, $75 and $45, not including applicable service charges and taxes, and are on sale now. Tickets are available at www.barclayscenter.com, www.ticketmaster.com and at the American Express Box Office at Barclays Center. To charge by phone, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. For group tickets, please call 855-GROUP-BK.

 

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ABC HAS NEW PRESIDENT

 

Mike Mazzulli, Director of the Department of Athletic Regulation for the Mohegan Tribe, was elected as the new President of the Association of Boxing Commissions. He replaces Tim Lueckenhoff from Missouri.

 

"TRUTH SERUM"

 

Tuesday Truth Serum: Debate with The Boxing Chick.

Last week The Boxing Chick and Mr. 60 Minutes Boxing debates Julio Cesar Chavez Jr’s negative impact on boxing.  This week will discuss the upcoming bout featuring Danny Garcia vs. Paulie Malignaggi.  

On this episode, The Boxing Chick explains her reasoning behind choosing Malignaggi in the upset.  Mr. 60, on the other hand, disagrees, taking Garcia in a landslide.  

Without further explanation, let the debate begin.

 

CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING RETURNS TO SWEDEN

 

Big time boxing returns to Sweden on September 19 when Erik Skoglund (22-0, 11 KOs) defends his IBF Intercontinental Light Heavyweight title against Oleskandr Cherviak (15-4-1, 5 KOs) at the Rosvalla Stora Ishallen at the Nyköpings Arenor in Nyköping, Sweden. In a landmark decision for Swedish boxing, the country’s Martial Arts Delegation accepted an application for Skoglund to box 12 x 3 minute rounds, making the 24 year-old the first male boxer to contest a major title on Swedish soil since 1968.

‘"We’re making history stated Skoglund! This is going to be the biggest show in Sweden since the 1960s. Team Sauerland is one of the top promoters in the world and for them to stage an event here is a massive occasion. I have all the motivation I need, and on September 19, I’m going to put on the performance of a lifetime. Nobody should miss this fight!’’

 

HEAVYWEIGHTS GATHER IN FLORIDA

 

Former heavyweight champion and Boxing Hall of Famer Mike Tyson will now be a part of the previously announced historical gathering of former heavyweight champions. The festivities will start on September 3rd and will end on September 5th with former two-time heavyweight champion Shannon Briggs (58-6-1, 51 KOs) headlining in an all-heavyweight fight card at Hollywood, Florida’s Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. Briggs will be defending his NABA Heavyweight title in the 12 round main event. The opponent for Briggs will be announced shortly.

The following have all been confirmed for participation: Current unified heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko, former heavyweight champions Evander Holyfield, Lennox Lewis, Roy Jones Jr, Michael Spinks, Larry Holmes, Leon Spinks, Michael Moorer, Riddick Bowe, Ray Mercer, Hasim Rahman, Tony Tucker, James ‘Bonecrusher’ Smith, Michael Bentt, Lamon Brewster, Chris Byrd, John Ruiz, Mike Weaver, Tim Witherspoon and Pinklon Thomas. “You don’t want to miss out on this historical event in boxing. 

Tickets are $154, $104 and $54. All seats are reserved and available at all Ticketmaster outlets online at www.myhrl.com, www.ticketmaster.com or charge by phone: 1-800-745-3000. Doors open one-hour prior to show start time.

 

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TV Fights

 

Telemundo - July 31
11:35PM ET/PT
Ricardo Rodriguez vs.
Daniel Lozano 

 

ESPN - Aug 1

9PM ET/6PM PT

Danny Garcia vs.
Paulie Malignaggi
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Daniel Jacobs vs. Sergio Mora (

WBA middleweight title

 

UniMas - Aug 1

11PM ET/PT

Chris Avalos vs. Rey Perez

 

PPV - Aug 1

10PM ET/7PM PT

UFC 190 Ronda Rousey vs. Bethe Correia

UFC female bantamweight title

 

  Bounce TV - Aug 2

9PM ET/6PM PT

Juan Carlos Payano vs. Rau'shee Warren 
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August 2015
Fight Schedule