Boxing and Weightlifting Industry News from Send2Press Newswire
News Index for Saturday, February 28, 2015
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Mon, 01 Dec 2014, 18:29:49 EST — Edited by Christopher Simmons
TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 1, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Noemi Bosques has dreamed about fighting for a world title since her father laced on her first boxing gloves at the tender age of three. On December 13 at the Florida State Fairgrounds, the St. Petersburg native will have her wish come true when she fights Pueblo, Colorado's Chantel Cordova in a 10-round bout for the vacant WBU (World Boxing Union) World Super Flyweight Championship, PPR Management announced today.
Sat, 18 Aug 2012, 12:38:05 EST — Edited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Josh Valdez Championship Boxing, a business enterprise led by health business executive Josh Valdez and superstar trainer and former IBF Lightweight champion Roberto Garcia, has launched in order to stabilize fighter futures in and out of the ring.
Tue, 09 Aug 2011, 23:59:41 EST — Edited by Debra Tone
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Max Jacques Entertainment announces Fight Night returns to the Playboy Mansion on August 27, 2011 as sexy Girl Next Door Bridget Marquardt hosts a world-class combat and concert event.
Tue, 31 Jul 2007, 15:55:00 EST — Edited by Chris Simmons
LONDON, England - July 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Jon Thaxton believes he has found a novel way to cut through boxing politics and secure a marquee showdown against Olympic Silver Medalist Amir Khan. With the assistance of his promoter Hennessy Sports, the British Lightweight champion has secured backing from Internet Casino giant GoldenPalace.com that would allow him to fight his Commonwealth counterpart without the need for a purse from the event promoter.
Tue, 06 Mar 2007, 16:00:00 EST — Edited by Carly Zander
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Mar. 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Fight fans get ready! Ring of Dreams presents Fight Night Saturday, April 14, 2007, at the LJVM Coliseum Annex in Winston-Salem, North Carolina at 8:00 p.m. Undefeated Super Middleweight Derek 'The Black Lion' Edwards (20-0-0) will square off against the also undefeated Joe Green (14-0-0) in a showdown that is sure to rock the house.
Mon, 23 Jan 2006, 16:27:00 EST — Edited by Carly Zander
WINSTON-SALEM, NC - Jan. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Fight fans get ready! Ring of Dreams presents Fight Night Saturday, February 18, 2006, at the LJVM Coliseum Annex in Winston-Salem, North Carolina at 8:00 p.m. Headlining the night will be Ijeoma 'The Praise' Egbunine versus Valerie 'Wolfe' Mahfood for the WIBF Light Heavyweight Title currently held by Mahfood. Mahfood is currently ranked 5th in the Light Heavyweight Division and is a veteran boxer with 31 total fights.
Tue, 26 Jul 2005, 14:28:00 EST — Edited by Christopher Simmons
WINSTON-SALEM, NC - July 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- At 8pm on August 13, 2005, the Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum Annex in Winston-Salem, NC, Ring of Dreams presents Fight Night, an event taut with anticipation and excitement. The Main Event will rock the house as undefeated heavyweight Moultrie Witherspoon (10-0), of South Carolina, steps into the ring to do battle with Ron Bellamy (14-2) of North Carolina in a quest for currently vacant World Boxing Empire (WBE) heavyweight world title.
Thu, 31 Mar 2005, 15:59:00 EST — Edited by Christopher Simmons
WINSTON-SALEM, NC /Send2Press Newswire/ -- On April 16, 2005, Oliver 'The Atomic Bull' McCall (42-8-0, 31KOs) will face Cornelius Ellis in the Ring of Dreams Fight Night Main Event at the M.C. Benton Jr. Convention Center in Winston-Salem, NC. McCall, best known for winning the WBC World Heavyweight Champion title after knocking out then champion Lennox Lewis in the second round of the 1994 world championship fight, is staging a comeback that he hopes will lead to another world title shot. McCall, who calls this a 'tune-up fight,' also intends to extend his record of never having been knocked down or knocked out.
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